Brian Wong, PhD

Assistant Professor, Section of Transplant Surgery

Dr. Brian Wong

Training and experience: Doctoral degree, cardiovascular pathology and allograft vasculopathy, University of British Columbia; postdoctoral fellowship in metabolic and epigenetic regulation of angiogenesis/lymphangiogenesis, VIB/KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology, Leuven, Belgium

Research interests: Role of lymphatic vessels in solid allograft rejection, with specific emphasis on understanding key metabolic and epigenetic regulatory pathways that regulate lymphatic function and immunomodulatory capabilities; role of lymphatics in transplant biology; development of novel therapeutics to improve graft outcome and prevent rejection