Joseph R Leventhal

  • 4186 Citations
1992 …2021
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Research Interests

I currently direct the kidney and pancreas transplant programs at Northwestern University. My clinical interests include Kidney / pancreas transplantation, Laparoscopic surgery, Living donor kidney transplant, Vascular access, and desensitization for kidney transplant recipients. My research interests include developing cell based therapies to achieve tolerance induction in solid organ transplant recipients.

Certifications and Licenses


Training Experience

1996Residency, Univ. of Minnesota Hospital
1997Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Minnesota

… → 1996

MD, SUNY - Brooklyn

… → 1987

Research interests

  • Diabetes
  • Immune Regulation
  • Immunology
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Stem Cells
  • Transplantation

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Heterografts Medicine & Life Sciences
Tissue Donors Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 1999 2021

Graft Rejection
T-Cell Antigen Receptor
Tissue Donors
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
Immunosuppressive Agents
Tissue Donors

Research Output 1992 2019

Mechanistic analyses in kidney transplant recipients prospectively randomized to two steroid free regimen-Low dose Tacrolimus with Everolimus versus standard dose Tacrolimus with Mycophenolate Mofetil

Traitanon, O., Mathew, J., Shetty, A. A., Bontha, S. V., Maluf, D. G., El Kassis, Y., Park, S. H., Han, J., Ansari, M. J. I., Leventhal, J. R., Mas, V. & Gallon, L., May 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 5, e0216300.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mycophenolic Acid
kidney transplant
2 Citations (Scopus)

Summary of the Third International Workshop on Clinical Tolerance

Kawai, T., Leventhal, J. R., Wood, K. & Strober, S., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 19, 2, p. 324-330 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunosuppressive Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Varying levels of X chromosome coalescence in female somatic cells alters the balance of X-linked dosage compensation and is implicated in female-dominant systemic lupus erythematosus

Laskowski, A. I., Neems, D. S., Laster, K., Strojny-Okyere, C., Rice, E. L., Konieczna, I. M., Voss, J. H., Mathew, J., Leventhal, J. R., Ramsey-Goldman, R., Smith, E. D. & Kosak, S. T., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 8011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
X Chromosome
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
X Chromosome Inactivation
X-Linked Genes
Regulator Genes

Abdominal pain and vomiting in a pancreas transplant recipient

Craig-Schapiro, R., Atiemo, K. & Leventhal, J. R., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 18, 9, p. 2362-2364 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Abdominal Pain
Transplant Recipients
14 Citations (Scopus)

A Phase i Clinical Trial with Ex Vivo Expanded Recipient Regulatory T cells in Living Donor Kidney Transplants

Mathew, J., H-Voss, J., LeFever, A., Konieczna, I., Stratton, C., He, J., Huang, X., Gallon, L., Skaro, A., Ansari, M. J. I. & Leventhal, J. R., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 7428.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Living Donors
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
Clinical Trials