Edward Cantu

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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.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Lung donor risk predicion
Donor optimization
Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
Prediction of lung PGD
Mechanisms of PGD
Therapeutics for PGD

Description of Research Expertise

Lung donor risk predicion
Donor optimization
Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
Prediction of lung PGD
Mechanisms of PGD
Therapeutics for PGD

Selected Publications

Zacharias William J, Frank David B, Zepp Jarod A, Morley Michael P, Alkhaleel Farrah A, Kong Jun, Zhou Su, Cantu Edward, Morrisey Edward E: Regeneration of the lung alveolus by an evolutionarily conserved epithelial progenitor. Nature 555(7695): 251-255, Mar 2018.

Shaver Ciara M, Diamond Joshua M, Schrepfer Sonja, Cantu Edward: Optimization of oxygenation during ex vivo lung perfusion-Best basic science article in 2017. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation Feb 2018.

Anderson Brian J, Chesley Christopher F, Theodore Miranda, Christie Colin, Tino Ryan, Wysoczanski Alex, Ramphal Kristy, Oyster Michelle, Kalman Laurel, Porteous Mary K, Bermudez Christian A, Cantu Edward, Kolson Dennis L, Christie Jason D, Diamond Joshua M: Incidence, risk factors, and clinical implications of post-operative delirium in lung transplant recipients. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation Feb 2018.

Courtwright Andrew M, Zaleski Derek, Gardo Lisa, Ahya Vivek N, Christie Jason D, Crespo Maria, Hadjiliadis Denis, Lee James, Molina Maria, Patel Namrata, Porteous Mary, Cantu Edward E, Bermudez Christian, Diamond Joshua M: Causes, Preventability, and Cost of Unplanned Rehospitalizations Within 30 Days of Discharge Following Lung Transplantation. Transplantation Jan 2018.

Shaver Ciara M, Wickersham Nancy, McNeil J Brennan, Nagata Hiromasa, Miller Adam, Landstreet Stuart R, Kuck Jamie L, Diamond Joshua M, Lederer David J, Kawut Steven M, Palmer Scott M, Wille Keith M, Weinacker Ann, Lama Vibha N, Crespo Maria M, Orens Jonathan B, Shah Pali D, Hage Chadi A, Cantu Edward, Porteous Mary K, Dhillon Gundeep, McDyer John, Bastarache Julie A, Christie Jason D, Ware Lorraine B: Cell-free hemoglobin promotes primary graft dysfunction through oxidative lung endothelial injury. JCI insight 3(2), Jan 2018.

Diamond Joshua M, Ramphal Kristy, Porteous Mary K, Cantu Edward, Christie Jason D, Kawut Steven M: Association of long pentraxin-3 with pulmonary hypertension and primary graft dysfunction in lung transplant recipients. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation Dec 2017.

Cotter Elizabeth K Healy, Banayan Jennifer M, Song Tae H, Chaney Mark A, Ko Hanjo, Cantu Edward, Diamond Joshua, Weiss Stuart J, Cypel Marcelo, Keshavjee Shaf: Lung in a Box: Ex Vivo Lung Transplantation. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia Dec 2017.

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.

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