The surgeons and investigators in the Division of Transplant Surgery are engaged in research aimed at improving treatments for and access to donor organs for transplant patients.

Robert Fisher, MD
Research Focus: Basic, translational and clinical studies in the areas of liver cell transplantation for acute liver failure; living-donor liver transplantation; treatment of liver cancer 

Leo Otterbein, PhD 
Research Focus: Therapeutic strategies to limit maladaptive inflammatory responses that contribute to acute injury, chronic disease, and cancer
Leo Otterbein Lab 

James Rodrigue, PhD 
Research Focus: Behavioral health aspects of organ transplantation and organ donation 

Barbara Wegiel, PhD
Research Focus: Heme degradation pathway and the cytoprotective protein heme oxygenase-1 in the development and prevention of cancer