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Khodor Abou-Daya, MD

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Contact

Phone: 412-652-8000

Research Instructor

Education:
BS, Biology, American University of Beirut, Beirut; MD, Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut

Research Area(s):

Dr. Abou-Daya's work focuses on the intra-graft immune response against transplanted organs which includes graft infiltrating T cells and tertiary lymphoid organs; specifically, it focuses on establishing that tissue resident memory T cells form and function in allograft rejection and that tertiary lymphoid organs are a cause of chronic rejection.  Recently, he is working on identifying genes and gene networks unique to graft infiltrating T cells using machine learning.  His main aim is to build a comprehensive gene expression database relevant to transplantation.