Edward Cantu III, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the 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
Harvard University, 1994.
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

Li Y, Wang F, Yan M, Cantu E, Yang FN, Rao H, Feng R: Peel learning for pathway-related outcome prediction. Bioinformatics May 27 2021 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btab402.

Bermudez CA, Crespo MM, Shlobin OA, Cantu E, Mazurek JA, Levine D, Gutsche J, Kanwar M, Dellgren G, Bush EL, Heresi GA, Cypel M, Hadler R, Kolatis N, Franco V, Benvenuto L, Mooney J, Pipeling M, King C, Mannem H, Raman S, Knoop C, Douglas A, Mercier O: ISHLT consensus document on lung transplantation in patients with connective tissue disease: Part II: Cardiac, surgical, perioperative, operative, and post-operative challenges and management statements. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 40(11): 1267-1278, Nov. 2021 Notes: Consensus statement; Epub July 29, 2021.

Akimova T, Zhang T, Christensen LM, Wang Z, Han R, Negorev D, Samanta A, Sasson IE, Gaddapara T, Jiao J, Wang L, Bhatti TR, Levine MH, Diamond JM, Beier UH, Simmons RA, Cantu E, Wilkes DS, Lederer DJ, Anderson M, Christie JD, Hancock WW: Obesity-related IL-18 impairs T-regulatory cell function and promotes lung ischemia-reperfusion injury. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 204(9): 1060-1074, Nov. 1 2021.

Courtwright AM, Kamoun M, Diamond JM, Kearns J, Ahya VN, Christie JD, Clausen E, Hadjiliadis D, Patel N, Salgado JC, Cevasco M, Cantu EE, Crespo MM, Bermudez CA: Lung transplantation outcomes after crossing low-level donor specific antibodies without planned augmented immunosuppression. Clinical Transplantation 35(11): e14447, Nov. 2021 Notes: Epub Sept. 12, 2021.

Magruder JT, Sperry A, Atluri P, Bermudez C, Cantu E, Broniec G, Choi C, Acker MA, Cevasco M: Relationship of intraoperative perfusion parameters to the need for immediate extracorporeal support following heart transplantation. Perfusion 36(7): 704-709, Oct. 2021 Notes: Epub Sept. 17, 2020.

Sivakumar P, Ammar R, Thompson JR, Luo Y, Streltsov D, Porteous M, McCoubrey C, Cantu E 3rd, Beers MF, Jarai G, Christie JD: Integrated plasma proteomics and lung transcriptomics reveal novel biomarkers in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respiratory Research 22(1): 273, Oct. 24 2021.

Schnellinger EM, Cantu E 3rd, Harhay MO, Schaubel DE, Kimmel SE, Stephens-Shields AJ: Mitigating selection bias in organ allocation models. BMC Medical Research Methodology 21(1): 191, Sept. 21 2021.

Cantu E: Continuing progress toward improved lung assessment. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 40(7): 696-697, July 2021 Notes: Editorial; Epub May 11, 2021.

Li C, Patel K, Tu Z, Yang X, Kulik L, Alawieh A, Allen P, Cheng Q, Wallace C, Kilkenny J, Kwon J, Gibney B, Cantu E, Sharma A, Pipkin M, Machuca T, Emtiazjoo A, Goddard M, Holers VM, Nadig S, Christie J, Tomlinson S, Atkinson C: A novel injury site-natural antibody targeted complement inhibitor protects against lung transplant injury. American Journal of Transplantation 21(6): 2067-2078, June 2021 Notes: Epub Feb. 26, 2021.

Schnellinger EM, Cantu E, Harhay MO, Schaubel DE, Kimmel SE, Stephens-Shields AJ: Accounting for survivor bias in transplant benefit models. American Journal of Transplantation 21(Suppl 4): 851, June 2021 Notes: Presented at the American Transplant Congress 2021 (virtual), June 2021.

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