Edward Cantu III, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
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
Director ILD Service Line, Hospital of the 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 Clinical Expertise

Lung Transplantation

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

Iyengar A, Schiazza A, Cantu E 3rd: Ex-vivo lung perfusion therapies: do they add value to organ donation? Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation 27(3): 204-210, June 1 2022.

Basil MC, Cardenas-Diaz FL, Kathiriya JJ, Morley MP, Carl J, Brumwell AN, Katzen J, Slovik KJ, Babu A, Zhou S, Kremp MM, McCauley KB, Li S, Planer JD, Hussain SS, Liu X, Windmueller R, Ying Y, Stewart KM, Oyster M, Christie JD, Diamond JM, Engelhardt JF, Cantu E, Rowe SM, Kotton DN, Chapman HA, Morrisey EE: Human distal airways contain a multipotent secretory cell that can regenerate alveoli. Nature 604(7904): 120-126, Apr. 2022 Notes: Epub Mar. 30, 2022.

Sanchez PG, Chan EG, Davis RD, Hartwig M, Machuca T, Whitson B, Daneshmand M, Ovidio FD, DCunha J, Weyant M, Jessen M, Bermudez C, Mulligan M, Wozniak T, Lynch W, Nemeh H, Caldeira C, Song T, Kreisel D, Camp P, Ramzy D, Griffith B, Cantu E: Normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion (novel) as an assessment of extended criteria donor lungs: A prospective multi-center clinical trial. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S40-S41, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Schnellinger E, Cantu E, Kimmel SE, Szymczak JE: A conceptual model for sources of selection bias in lung transplant allocation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S195, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Federico LE, Courtwright AM, Kamoun M, Molina MR, Diamond JM, Ahya VN, Christie JD, Clausen ES, Hadjiliadis D, Patel N, Salgado JC, Cevasco M, Cantu E, Crespo MM, Bermudez CA: Change in panel reactive antibodies in patients bridged to lung transplantation with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S289-S290, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Anjum F, Pishko A, Diamond JM, Ahya VN, Christie JD, Clausen E, Hadjiliadis D, Patel N, Salgado JC, Cevasco M, Cantu EE, Crespo MM, Bermudez CA, Courtwright AM: Antiphospholipid antibodies and outcomes following lung transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S292, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Anderson MR, Hsu JY, Benvenuto L, Palmer S, Singer JP, Salgado J, Shashaty M, Diamond J, Cantu E, Localio A, Christie JD: Body mass index and cause-specific mortality after lung transplantation in the United States. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S50, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Manrique K, Griffiths S, Miano T, Kalman L, Oyster M, Xie D, Clausen E, Shah P, Lama V, Dhillon G, Snyder L, Cantu E, Diamond J, Christie JD, Shashaty M: Circulating coagulation regulator levels after lung transplantation are associated with acute kidney injury. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S183, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Griffiths S, Manrique K, Miano T, Kalman L, Oyster M, Xie D, Clausen E, Shah P, Lama V, Dhillon G, Snyder L, Cantu E, Diamond J, Christie JD, Shashaty M: Plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin to predict acute kidney injury after lung transplantation: A multicenter cohort study. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S183-S184, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

Diamond JM, Localio R, Michelson A, Cantu E, Clausen E, Kalman L, Oyster M, Criner R, Anderson M, Gallop R, Hachem R, Christie JD: Validation of a simple to use PGD prediction algorithm. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 41(4 Suppl): S145, Apr. 2022 Notes: Presented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 42d Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, Boston, MA, Apr. 2022.

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