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Edward Cantu III, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion , The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Lung Transplant Research, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street
6 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-615-6582
Fax: 215-349-5798
Education:
BA
Harvard University, 1994.
MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2000.
MS (Clinical Epidemiology )
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2000-2001.
Junior Assistant Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2001-2002.
Research Fellow in Thoracic Transplantation, Duke University Medical Center, 2002-2004.
Senior Assistant Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2004-2006.
Chief Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2006-2007.
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, Duke University Medical Center, 2007-2010.
Certifications
Part I: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #7742, 2010.
Part II: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certificate #7742, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Vallabhajosyula Prashanth, Korutla Laxminarayana, Habertheuer Andreas, Reddy Sanjana, Shaufler Christian, Lasky Jared, Diamond Joshua, Cantu Edward: Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Model to Study Pulmonary Tissue Extracellular Microvesicle Profiles. The Annals of thoracic surgery Feb 2017.

Cantu Edward, Diamond Joshua M, Porteous Mary, Suzuki Yoshikazu, Meyer Keith C, Lederer David, Milewski Rita K, Arcasoy Selim, D'Ovidio Frank, Bacchetta Matthew, Sonett Joshua R, Singh Gopal, Costa Joseph, Tobias John W, Rodriguez Hetty, Van Deerlin Vivianna M, Olthoff Kim M, Shaked Abraham, Chang Bao-Li, Christie Jason D: Peripheral Blood Gene Expression Changes Associated with Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung Transplantation. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Jan 2017.

Diamond J M, Arcasoy S, McDonnough J A, Sonett J R, Bacchetta M, D'Ovidio F, Cantu E, Bermudez C A, McBurnie A, Rushefski M, Kalman L H, Oyster M, D'Errico C, Suzuki Y, Giles J T, Ferrante A, Lippel M, Singh G, Lederer D J, Christie J D: Adipose Gene Expression Profile Changes With Lung Allograft Reperfusion. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 17(1): 239-245, Jan 2017.

Borders Catherine F, Suzuki Yoshikazu, Lasky Jared, Schaufler Christian, Mallem Djamila, Lee James, Carney Kevin, Bellamy Scarlett L, Bermudez Christian A, Localio A Russell, Christie Jason D, Diamond Joshua M, Cantu Edward: Massive donor transfusion potentially increases recipient mortality after lung transplantation. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery Dec 2016.

Abbas A A, Diamond J M, Chehoud C, Chang B, Kotzin J J, Young J C, Imai I, Haas A R, Cantu E, Lederer D J, Meyer K, Milewski R K, Olthoff K M, Shaked A, Christie J D, Bushman F D, Collman R G: The Perioperative Lung Transplant Virome: Torque Teno Viruses are Elevated in Donor Lungs and Show Divergent Dynamics In Primary Graft Dysfunction. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Oct 2016.

Tao JQ, Sorokina EM, Vazquez Medina JP, Mishra MK, Yamada Y, Satalin J, Nieman GF, Nellen JR, Beduhn B, Cantu E, Habashi NM, Jungraithmayr W, Christie JD, Chatterjee S: Onset of inflammation with ischemia: Implications for donor lung preservation and transplant survival. American Journal of Transplantation 16(9): 2598-2611, Sept. 2016 Notes: (Epub Apr. 21, 2016).

Monticelli LA, Buck MD, Flamar AL, Saenz SA, Tait Wojno ED, Yudanin NA, Osborne LC, Hepworth MR, Tran SV, Rodewald HR, Shah H, Cross JR, Diamond JM, Cantu E, Christie JD, Pearce EL, Artis D: Arginase 1 is an innate lymphoid-cell-intrinsic metabolic checkpoint controlling type 2 inflammation. Nature Immunology 17(6): 656-665, June 2016 Notes: (Epub Apr. 4, 2016).

Diamond JM, Porteous MK, Jackson Roberts L 2nd, Wickersham N, Rushefski M, Kawut SM, Shah RJ, Cantu E 3rd, Lederer DJ, Chatterjee S, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Crespo M, McDyer J, Wille K, Orens J, Weinacker A, Arcasoy S, Shah PD, Wilkes DS, Hage C, Palmer SM, Snyder L, Calfee CS, Ware LB, Christie JD: The relationship between plasma lipid peroxidation products and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation is modified by donor smoking and reperfusion hyperoxia. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 35(4): 500-507, Apr. 2016 Notes: (Epub Jan. 7, 2016).

Schrepfer S, Cantu E, Gandy K, Baan CC, West LJ: "Bioengineered lungs." Best science paper in JHLT 2014-2015. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 35(4): 544-546, Apr. 2016 Notes: (Epub Mar. 17, 2016).

Cantu E, Suzuki Y, Diamond JM, Ellis J, Tiwari J, Beduhn B, Nellen JR, Shah R, Meyer NJ, Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Palmer SM, Snyder LD, Hartwig MG, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Crespo M, Demissie E, Wille K, Orens J, Shah PD, Weinacker A, Weill D, Wilkes D, Roe D, Ware LB, Wang F, Feng R, Christie JD. Lung Transplant Outcomes Group.: Protein quantitative trait loci analysis identifies genetic variation in the innate immune regulator TOLLIP in post-lung transplant primary graft dysfunction risk. American Journal of Transplantation 16(3): 833-840, Mar. 2016 Notes: (Epub Dec. 10, 2015).

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