Jason A Wertheim

  • 919 Citations
1995 …2023
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Personal profile

Research Interests

My clinical interests include abdominal organ transplantation and living donation surgery. My research interests focus on developing tissue engineering and regenerative medicine based approaches for renal and hepatic replacement therapies.

Certifications and Licenses

General Surgery

Training Experience

2009Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
2011Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 2004

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 2002


  • Cell Adhesion Mechanisms
  • Cell Biology
  • Cell Imaging
  • Kidney
  • Liver Disease / Pathobiology
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Renal Diseases
  • Transplantation

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Scaffolds Chemical Compounds
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive Medicine & Life Sciences
Extracellular Matrix Medicine & Life Sciences
Organ Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue Engineering & Materials Science
Tissue Engineering Medicine & Life Sciences
Kidney Medicine & Life Sciences
Transplants Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2011 2023

Research Output 1995 2019

Dual Toll-Like Receptor Targeting Liposomal Spherical Nucleic Acids

Ferrer, J. R., Wertheim, J. A. & Mirkin, C. A., Mar 20 2019, In : Bioconjugate Chemistry. 30, 3, p. 944-951 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptors
Nucleic acids
Nucleic Acids
Toll-Like Receptor 4

Poly(ethylene glycol)-crosslinked gelatin hydrogel substrates with conjugated bioactive peptides influence endothelial cell behavior

Su, J., Satchell, S. C., Wertheim, J. A. & Shah, R. N., May 1 2019, In : Biomaterials. 201, p. 99-112 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethylene Glycol
Endothelial cells

Hepatic tristetraprolin promotes insulin resistance through RNA destabilization of FGF21

Sawicki, K. T., Chang, H. C., Shapiro, J. S., Bayeva, M., De Jesus, A., Finck, B. N., Wertheim, J. A., Blackshear, P. J. & Ardehali, H., Jul 12 2018, In : JCI insight. 3, 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Insulin Resistance
High Fat Diet
2 Citations (Scopus)
Endothelial cells
Cell culture
Military electronic countermeasures