Edward Cantu

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Hospital
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

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).

Diamond JM, Shah RJ, Cantu E 3rd, Porteous MK, Christie JD: Survey of lung transplant community's views on primary graft dysfunction. American Journal of Transplantation 16(2): 724-726, Feb. 2016 Notes: (Epub Jan. 6, 2016).

Ramphal K, Cantu E, Porteous M, Oyster M, Kawut S, Lederer DJ, Shah R, Arcasoy S, Snyder L, Hartwig M, Palmer S, Wille KM, Ware L, Shah P, Crespo M, Hage C, Weinacker A, Lama V, Suzuki Y, Orens J, Christie JD, Diamond J: Soluble CD14 and LBP as markers for primary graft dysfunction. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 35(4 Suppl 1): S314-S315, 2016.

Cantu E, Diamond J, Nellen J, Beduhn B, Suzuki Y, Borders C, Lasky J, Schaufler C, Shah R, Porteous M, Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Arcasoy S, Palmer SM, Snyder L, Hartwig MG, Lama VN, Crespo M, Wille K, Orens J, Shah PD, Weinacker A, Ware LB, Bellamy SL, Christie JD: Redefining primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 35(4 Suppl 1): S89, 2016.

D'Errico C, Hotz M, Cantu E, Porteous M, Oyster M, Shah R, Arcasoy S, Snyder L, Wille KM, Hartwig M, Ware LB, Shah P, Crespo M, Hage C, Weinacker A, Lama V, Suzuki Y, Orens J, Kawut S, Palmer S, Lederer DJ, Christie JD, Mangalmurti N, Diamond JM: Plasma RIP3 is decreased in PGD after lung transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 35(4 Suppl 1): S87, 2016.

Abbas AA, Diamond JM, Chehoud C, Chang B, Kotzin JJ, Young JC, Imai I, Haas AR, Cantu E, Lederer DJ, Meyer K, Milewski RK, Olthoff KM, Shaked A, Christie JD, Bushman FD, Collman RG: 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 Epub Oct. 12 2016.

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