Jennifer E. Woodward, PhD

Jennifer E. Woodward, PhD


Campus: 123 University Place

Office: B21 University Club

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Ph: 412-624-7405

Fax: 412-624-7409


  • B.S. - Presbyterian College (1986-1989)
  • M.S. - University of North Carolina (1990-1991)
  • Ph.D. - Medical University of South Carolina (1992-1995)
  • Postdoc - Medical University of South Carolina (1995-1996)

Academic Affiliation

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Professor of Immunology
  • Vice Chancellor for Sponsored Programs and Research Operations, University of Pittsburgh

About Research

  • Research Administration
  • Faculty Development
  • Induction and Maintenance of Allograft Tolerance
  • Blockade of Costimulatory Pathways in Transplantation
  • Chronic Allograft Rejection
  • Xenotransplantation

Selected Publications

Rao G, Kanter SL, Weisz OA, Thompson A, Ratti T, and Woodward J. Individualized strategic planning for faculty development in medical schools. Medical Education Development 3:e2, 2013.

Starzl TE, Murase N, Abu-Elmagd K, Gray EA, Shapiro R, Eghtesad B, Jordan ML, Scantlebury VP, Potdar S, Corry RJ, Randhawa P, Wu T, Nalesnik MA, Woodward JE, Marcos A, Trucco M, Demetris AJ, Fung JJ. Tolerogenic immunosuppression for organ transplantation. Lancet 361:1502-10. 2003.

Ma LL, Qian S, Liang X, Woodward JE, Giannoukakis N, Robbins PD, Bertera S, Trucco M, Fung JJ, Lu L. Prevention of diabetes in NOD mice by administration of dendritic cells deficient in NF-kB activity. Diabetes 52:1976-85. 2003.

Metes D, Logar A, Rudert WA, Zeevi A, Woodward J, Demetris AJ, Abu-Elmagd K, Eghtesad B, Shapiro R, Fung JJ, Trucco M, Starzl TE, Murase N. Four-color flow cytometric analysis of peripheral blood donor cell chimerism. Human Immunology 64: 787-95. 2003.

Shapiro R, Jordan ML, Basu A, Scantlebury V, Potdar S, Tan HP, Gray EA, Randhawa PS, Murase N, Zeevi A, Demetris AJ, Woodward J, Marcos A, Fung JJ, Starzl TE. Kidney transplantation under a tolerogenic regimen of recipient pretreatment and low-dose postoperative immunosuppression with subsequent weaning. Ann Surg 238:520-5; discussion 525-7. 2003.

Woodward JE. Organ rejection: Advances in immunosuppression. In: Hospital Healthcare Europe 2003/2004. London: Campden, 2003: P5-7.

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