The University of Chicago Department of Pathology offers a fellowship in Transplantation Immunobiology starting July 1st in the laboratory of Susana R. Marino, MD, PhD, D (ABHI). Appointees for this fellowship position will participate in training and research in Transplantation Immunobiology and Immunogenetics for one year, not to exceed two years. The Transplant Immunology and Immunogenetics Laboratory reviews over 3,300 full range adult and pediatric solid organ and stem cell transplant, blood bank, and HLA associated disease cases per year. Under the supervision of Dr. Marino, the Transplant Immunology Program Director, Dr. Nicholas Brown, and the management team; the Fellow will participate in HLA clinical testing, review of testing reports, and consultation of clinical cases. In addition, will perform research in collaboration with Dr. Marino and research scientists.
Essential functions include:
- CLINICAL (40%): Analyzes in-house and external reports and consultation cases; collaborates with clinical transplant programs and other programs, including weekly clinical Pathology conferences to discuss complex cases.
- RESEARCH (50%): Participates in and manages research project studying Transplantation Immunobiology and Immunogenetics. Engages in translational and basic science research, presents findings at national meetings, and publishes work in well recognized scientific journals.
- TEACHING (10%): Coordinates residents and fellows rotations. Prepare and present cases and findings at several departmental and multidisciplinary conferences.
For more information on the Transplant Immunology & Immunogenetics Laboratory, please visit our webpage.