Transplant Surgery Faculty

Luca Cicalese, MD
Luca Cicalese, MDProfessor


About Luca Cicalese, MD

301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0533
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Medical School: University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Residency Program: School of General Surgery II, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Fellowship Program: Transplant Surgery, T.E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Special Interests: Multi-organ transplantation; liver, intestinal transplantation; hepatobiliary surgery; laparoscopic hepatic surgery; immunosuppression and Hepatitis C; hepatocellular carcinoma; cellular transplantation

Research Projects: Ischemia reperfusion injury; organ/cellular preservation; mechanisms of acute and chronic rejection and tolerance induction; bio-artificial intestine; islet transplantation