Penn Transplant Institute

Transplant Faculty

Ali Naji, M.D., Ph.D.

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J. William White Professor of Surgical Research
Attending Staff, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Surgery

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
1st Floor Founders
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: (215) 662-2066
Fax: (215) 615-4900
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
Diploma
Shiraz University School of Arts and Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, 1964.
Diploma
Shiraz University School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran , 1968.
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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1969.
M.D.
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 1970.
Ph.D. (Immunology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1981.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, 1970-1971.
Assistant Surgical Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1971-1975.
Chief Surgical Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1975-1976.
Fellow in Vascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976-1977.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Transplantation Biology, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 1977-1978.
Graduate Student in Immunology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1977-1981.
Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 1977.
Re-certification, American Board of Surgery, 1996.
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Selected Publications

Jordan, M.S., Boesteanu, A., Reed, A.J., Petrone, A.L., Holenbeck, A., Lerman, M.A., Naji, A., and Caton, A.J.: Thymic Selection of CD4+ CD25+ Regulatory T Cells Induced by an Agonist Self-Peptide. Nature Immunology. 2(4): 301-306, April 2001.

Alfrey EJ, Campos L, Naji A, Barker CF, and Dafoe DC: Liver Allografts Confer Donor Specific Tolerance to Transplanted Islets in Rats. 2001 Notes: In Press.

Greeley SAW, Moore DJ, Noorchashm H, Noto L, Rostami SY, Schlachterman, A, Song HK, Koeberlein B, Barker CF, and Naji A: Impaired Lymph Node CD4 T-Cell Activation in MT-/-NOD Mice. 2001 Notes: Submitted.

Wu, H., Wasik, MA., Haynes, B., Moore, H.C.F., Leonard, D.G.B., Montone, K.T., Kamoun, M., Przybylski, G., Naji, A., Tomaszewski, J., and Salhany, K.: Hepatosplenic γδ T-Cell Lymphoma as a Late-Onset Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder in Renal Transplant Patients. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 113(4): 487-496, April 2000.

Shaw, L.M., Korecka, M., Aradhye, S., Grossman, R., Bayer, L., Innes, C., Cucciara, A., Barker, C., Naji, A., Nicholls, A. and Brayman, K.: Mycophenolic Acid Area Under the Curve Values in African American and Caucasian Renal Transplant Patients are Comparable. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 40(6): 624-633, June 2000.

Noorchashm, H., Moore, D.J., Noto, L.E., Noorchashm, N, Reed, A.J., Reed, A.L., Song, H.K., Mozaffari, R., Jevnikar, A.M., Barker, C.F., and Naji, A.: Impaired CD4 T Cell Activation Due to Reliance upon B-Cell Mediated Costimulation in Non-Obese Diabetic (NOD) Mice. Journal of Immunology. 165: 4685-4696, October 2000.

Larson, R.A., Naji, M., Lombardi, J.V., Naji, A., Koeberlein, B., Golden, M.A. Ryan, S.: Adenoviral-Mediated Uteroglobin Gene Transfer Inhibits Neointimal Hyperplasia after Balloon Injury in the Rat Carotid Artery. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 32(6): 1111-1117, December 2000.

Noorchashm, H., Moore, D.J., Lieu, Y.K., Noorchashm, N., Schlacterman, A., Song, H.K., Lambris, J.D., Barker, C.F., and Naji, A.: Contribution of the Innate Immune System to Autoimmune Diabetes: A Role for the Cr1/Cr2 Complement Receptors. Cellular Immunology. 195(1): 75-79, July 1999.

Noorchashm H., Lieu Y.K., Noorchashm N, Rostami S.Y., Greeley, S.A.S., Schlacterman A., Song H.K., Noto, L.E., Jevnikar A.M., Barker C.F., and Naji A.: I-A g7-Mediated Antigen Presentation by B Lymphocytes Is Critical in Overcoming a Checkpoint in T Cell Tolerance to Islet β Cells of Nonobese Diabetic Mice. Journal of Immunology. 163(2): 743-750, July 1999.

Song, H.K., Noorchashm, H., Lieu, Y.K., Rostami, S., Greeley, S.A.S., Barker, C.F., and Naji, A.: Tracking Alloreactive Cell Division In Vivo. Transplantation. 68(2): 297-299, July 1999.

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