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Paul C. Kuo
M.D.,M.B.A., FACS
  • John P. Igini, M.D., Professor of Surgery
  • Department Chairperson, Surgery
  • Director, Oncology Institute
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Specialties
Liver Transplant, Bile Duct Cancer, Hernia, Gallbladder Disorders, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Liver Cancer, Liver Disorders, Bile Duct Disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD), Gastrointestinal Surgery
Locations
Board Certifications
  • Clinical Informatics - Subspecialty: AM Board of Preventive Medicine
  • Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Publications

Co-inhibition of NF-kappaB and JNK is synergistic in TNF-expressing human AMLVolk,A.; Li,J.; Xin,J.; You,D.; Zhang,J.; Liu,X.; Xiao,Y.; Breslin,P.; Li,Z.; Wei,W.; Schmidt,R.; Li,X.; Zhang,Z.; Kuo,P. C.; Nand,S.; Zhang,J.; Chen,J.; Zhang,J.The Journal of experimental medicine 2014 ; ( ):

Engagement, workplace satisfaction, and retention of surgical specialists in academic medicine in the United StatesWai,P. Y.; Dandar,V.; Radosevich,D. M.; Brubaker,L.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2014 ;219(1):31-42.e12

Characterization of uptake and internalization of exosomes by bladder cancer cellsFranzen,C. A.; Simms,P. E.; Van Huis,A. F.; Foreman,K. E.; Kuo,P. C.; Gupta,G. N.BioMed research international 2014 ;2014( ):619829

Novel clinical therapeutics targeting the epithelial to mesenchymal transitionKothari,A. N.; Mi,Z.; Zapf,M.; Kuo,P. C.Clinical and translational medicine 2014 ;3( ):35-014-0035-0. eCollection 2014

Phosphorylation of Ser158 regulates inflammatory redox-dependent hepatocyte nuclear factor-4a transcriptional activityGuo,H.; Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.The Biochemical journal 2014 ;461(2):347

Osteopontin neutralisation abrogates the liver progenitor cell response and fibrogenesis in miceCoombes,J. D.; Swiderska-Syn,M.; Dolle,L.; Reid,D.; Eksteen,B.; Claridge,L.; Briones-Orta,M. A.; Shetty,S.; Oo,Y. H.; Riva,A.; Chokshi,S.; Papa,S.; Mi,Z.; Kuo,P. C.; Williams,R.; Canbay,A.; Adams,D. H.; Diehl,A. M.; van Grunsven,L. A.; Choi,S. S.; Syn,W. K.Gut 2014 ; ( ):

Osteopontin is up-regulated in chronic hepatitis C and is associated with cellular permissiveness for hepatitis C virus replicationChoi,S. S.; Claridge,L. C.; Jhaveri,R.; Swiderska-Syn,M.; Clark,P.; Suzuki,A.; Pereira,T. A.; Mi,Z.; Kuo,P. C.; Guy,C. D.; Pereira,F. E.; Diehl,A. M.; Patel,K.; Syn,W. K.Clinical science (London, England : 1979) 2014 ;126(12):845-855

Neurodegeneration in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats is Attenuated by Treatment with ResveratrolJing,Y. H.; Chen,K. H.; Kuo,P. C.; Pao,C. C.; Chen,J. K.Neuroendocrinology 2013 ; ( ):

Comparing 20 years of national general surgery malpractice claims data: obesity versus morbid obesityWeber,C. E.; Talbot,L. J.; Geller,J. M.; Kuo,M. C.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.American Journal of Surgery 2013 ;205(3):293-7; discussion 297

Obesity and trends in malpractice claims for physicians and surgeonsWeber,C. E.; Talbot,L. J.; Geller,J. M.; Kuo,M. C.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2013 ; ( ):

Osteopontin Up-Regulates Critical Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Transcription Factors to Induce an Aggressive Breast Cancer PhenotypeLi,N. Y.; Weber,C. E.; Mi,Z.; Wai,P. Y.; Cuevas,B. D.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2013 ; ( ):

Acute Graft Dysfunction After Living-related Renal TransplantEllimoottil,C.; Brandt,W.; Bernardi,K.; Evans,A.; Mehta,V.; Picken,M. M.; Phelan,K.; Heinrich,L.; Milner,J.; Wai,P. Y.; Asolati,M.; Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.Urology 2013 ; ( ):

Emetine Dihydrochloride: A Novel Therapy for Bladder CancerForeman,K. E.; Jesse,J. N.,3rd; Kuo,P. C.; Gupta,G. N.The Journal of urology 2013 ; ( ):

An MAPK-dependent pathway induces epithelial-mesenchymal transition via Twist activation in human breast cancer cell linesLi,N. Y.; Weber,C. E.; Wai,P. Y.; Cuevas,B. D.; Zhang,J.; Kuo,P. C.; Mi,Z.Surgery 2013 ;154(2):404-410

Transcriptional regulators of the DeltaNp63: their role in limbal epithelial cell proliferationHsueh,Y. J.; Kuo,P. C.; Chen,J. K.Journal of cellular physiology 2013 ;228(3):536-546

Biplanar flap reconstruction for pressure ulcers: experience in patients with immobility from chronic spinal cord injuriesMehta,A.; Baker,T. A.; Shoup,M.; Brownson,K.; Amde,S.; Doren,E.; Shah,S.; Kuo,P.; Angelats,J.American Journal of Surgery 2012 ;203(3):303-307

Osteopontin regulates epithelial mesenchymal transition-associated growth of hepatocellular cancer in a mouse xenograft modelBhattacharya,S. D.; Mi,Z.; Kim,V. M.; Guo,H.; Talbot,L. J.; Kuo,P. C.Annals of Surgery 2012 ;255(2):319-325

The tumor microenvironmentWeber,C. E.; Kuo,P. C.Surgical oncology 2012 ;21(3):172-177

Epithelial-mesenchymal transition, TGF-beta, and osteopontin in wound healing and tissue remodeling after injuryWeber,C. E.; Li,N. Y.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Burn Care & Research 2012 ;33(3):311-318

Intersecting pathways in inflammation and cancer: Hepatocellular carcinoma as a paradigmWai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.World journal of clinical oncology 2012 ;3(2):15-23

Impact of business infrastructure on financial metrics in departments of surgery.Wai,P. Y.; O'Hern,T.; Andersen,D. O.; Kuo,M. C.; Weber,C. E.; Talbot,L. J.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2012 ;152(4):729-734

Human mesenchymal stem cell and epithelial hepatic carcinoma cell lines in admixture: concurrent stimulation of cancer-associated fibroblasts and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition markersBhattacharya,S. D.; Mi,Z.; Talbot,L. J.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2012 ;152(3):449-454

The role of osteopontin and osteopontin aptamer (OPN-R3) in fibroblast activityHunter,C.; Bond,J.; Kuo,P. C.; Selim,M. A.; Levinson,H.The Journal of surgical research 2012 ;176(1):348-358

The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation.Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Lundberg,P. W.; Lowery,E.; Burnham,E. L.; Alex,C. G.; Ramirez,L.; Pelletiere,K.; Love,R. B.; Kuo,P. C.; Kovacs,E. J.Surgery 2011 ;150(4):598-606

Laparoscopic Treatment of Epiphrenic Diverticula: Preoperative Evaluation and Surgical Technique. How I Do ItFisichella,P. M.; Pittman,M.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2011 ;15(10):1861-71

Streptococcus equi primary bacteremia in a hepatitis-C cirrhotic patient.Aggarwal,H.; Smith,A. D.; Kuo,P. C.; Vikraman,D. S.Transplantation 2009 ;87(5):783

Will the clinicians support the researchers and teachers? Results of a salary satisfaction survey of 947 academic surgeons.Scarborough,J. E.; Bennett,K. M.; Schroeder,R. A.; Swedish,T. B.; Jacobs,D. O.; Kuo,P. C.Annals of Surgery 2009 ;250(3):432-439

RNA aptamer blockade of osteopontin inhibits growth and metastasis of MDA-MB231 breast cancer cells.Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Russell,M. B.; Liu,Y.; Sullenger,B. A.; Kuo,P. C.Molecular Therapy: the Journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy 2009 ;17(1):153-161

Identification of osteopontin-dependent signaling pathways in a mouse model of human breast cancerMi,Z.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.BMC research notes 2009 ;2( ):119-0500-2-119

EF1A1-actin interactions alter mRNA stability to determine differential osteopontin expression in HepG2 and Hep3B cells.Zhang,J.; Guo,H.; Mi,Z.; Gao,C.; Bhattacharya,S.; Li,J.; Kuo,P. C.Experimental cell research 2009 ;315(2):304-312

Relationship between provider volume and outcomes for orthotopic liver transplantation.Scarborough,J. E.; Pietrobon,R.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Marroquin,C. E.; Collins,B. H.; Desai,D. M.; Kuo,P. C.; Pappas,T. N.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2008 ;12(9):1527-1533

Supply and demand for liver transplant surgery: are we training enough surgeons?.Scarborough,J. E.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Pietrobon,R.; Marroquin,C. E.; Collins,B. H.; Desai,D. M.; Kuo,P. C.; Pappas,T. N.HPB 2008 ;10(1):25-29

Workforce projections for hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery.Scarborough,J. E.; Pietrobon,R.; Bennett,K. M.; Clary,B. M.; Kuo,P. C.; Tyler,D. S.; Pappas,T. N.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2008 ;206(4):678-684

Regionalization of hepatic resections is associated with increasing disparities among some patient populations in use of high-volume providers.Scarborough,J. E.; Pietrobon,R.; Clary,B. M.; Marroquin,C. E.; Bennett,K. M.; Kuo,P. C.; Pappas,T. N.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2008 ;207(6):831-838

The activity of RhoA is correlated with lymph node metastasis in human colorectal cancer.Takami,Y.; Higashi,M.; Kumagai,S.; Kuo,P. C.; Kawana,H.; Koda,K.; Miyazaki,M.; Harigaya,K.Digestive Diseases & Sciences 2008 ;53(2):467-473

RNA stability regulates differential expression of the metastasis protein, osteopontin, in hepatocellular cancer.Emani,S.; Zhang,J.; Guo,L.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2008 ;143(6):803-812

Influence of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and ornithine concentrations on complications after renal transplant.Alexander,J. W.; Goodman,H. R.; Succop,P.; Light,J. A.; Kuo,P. C.; Moser,A. B.; James,J. H.; Woodle,E. S.Experimental & Clinical Transplantation: Official Journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation 2008 ;6(2):118-126

Pro: low central venous pressure during liver transplantation--not too lowSchroeder,R. A.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 2008 ;22(2):311-314

Characterization of short range DNA looping in endotoxin-mediated transcription of the murine inducible nitric-oxide synthase (iNOS) gene.Guo,H.; Mi,Z.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Biological Chemistry 2008 ;283(37):25209-25217

Osteopontin mediates Stat1 degradation to inhibit iNOS transcription in a cecal ligation and puncture model of sepsis.Guo,H.; Wai,P. Y.; Mi,Z.; Gao,C.; Zhang,J.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2008 ;144(2):182-188

Osteopontin: regulation in tumor metastasisWai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Cancer & Metastasis Reviews 2008 ;27(1):103-118

Functional analysis of tumor metastasis: modeling colon cancerWai,P. Y.; Reddy,S. K.; Kuo,P. C.Oncology Reviews 2008 ;2(1):9-20

"Ghost" publications among applicants to a general surgery residency program.Kuo,P. C.; Schroeder,R. A.; Shah,A.; Shah,J.; Jacobs,D. O.; Pietrobon,R.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2008 ;207(4):485-489

Resection of noncolorectal nonneuroendocrine liver metastases: a comparative analysis.Reddy,S. K.; Barbas,A. S.; Marroquin,C. E.; Morse,M. A.; Kuo,P. C.; Clary,B. M.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2007 ;204(3):372-382

Extended hepatic resection for gallbladder cancer.Reddy,S. K.; Marroquin,C. E.; Kuo,P. C.; Pappas,T. N.; Clary,B. M.American Journal of Surgery 2007 ;194(3):355-361

One-year results with extended-release tacrolimus/MMF, tacrolimus/MMF and cyclosporine/MMF in de novo kidney transplant recipientsSilva,H. T.,Jr; Yang,H. C.; Abouljoud,M.; Kuo,P. C.; Wisemandle,K.; Bhattacharya,P.; Dhadda,S.; Holman,J.; Fitzsimmons,W.; First,M. R.American Journal of Transplantation 2007 ;7(3):595-608

Thrombin-cleaved COOH(-) terminal osteopontin peptide binds with cyclophilin C to CD147 in murine breast cancer cells.Mi,Z.; Oliver,T.; Guo,H.; Gao,C.; Kuo,P. C.Cancer research 2007 ;67(9):4088-4097

Stat1 acetylation inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in interferon-gamma-treated RAW264.7 murine macrophages.Guo,L.; Guo,H.; Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Russell,W. B.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2007 ;142(2):156-162

Characterization of the PC4 binding domain and its interactions with HNF4alpha.Guo,H.; Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Zhang,J.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Biochemistry 2007 ;141(5):635-640

Little science, big science: strategies for research portfolio selection in academic surgery departments.Shah,A.; Pietrobon,R.; Cook,C.; Sheth,N. P.; Nguyen,L.; Guo,L.; Jacobs,D. O.; Kuo,P. C.Annals of Surgery 2007 ;246(6):1110-1115

Sp1 regulates osteopontin expression in SW480 human colon adenocarcinoma cells.Takami,Y.; Russell,M. B.; Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Mantyh,C. R.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2007 ;142(2):163-169

Osteopontin induces ubiquitin-dependent degradation of STAT1 in RAW264.7 murine macrophages.Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Mi,Z.; Grusby,M. J.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Immunology 2007 ;178(3):1870-1881

Osteopontin regulates ubiquitin-dependent degradation of Stat1 in murine mammary epithelial tumor cells.Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.Neoplasia (New York) 2007 ;9(9):699-706

Temporal trends in early clinical outcomes and health care resource utilization for liver transplantation in the United States.Scarborough,J. E.; Pietrobon,R.; Marroquin,C. E.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Kuo,P. C.; Collins,B. H.; Desai,D. M.; Pappas,T. N.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2007 ;11(1):82-88

Renal function with cyclosporine C2 monitoring, enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium and basiliximab: a 12-month randomized trial in renal transplant recipients.Cibrik,D.; Meier-Kriesche,H. U.; Bresnahan,B.; Wu,Y. M.; Klintmalm,G.; Kew,C. E.; Kuo,P. C.; Whelchel,J.; Cohen,D.; Baliga,P.; Akalin,E.; Benedetti,E.; Wright,F.; Lieberman,B.; Ulbricht,B.; Jensik,S.; Myfortic-US01 Renal Transplant Study,GroupClinical transplantation 2007 ;21(2):192-201

Donor polymorphisms in Toll-like receptor-4 influence the development of rejection after renal transplantation.Palmer,S. M.; Burch,L. H.; Mir,S.; Smith,S. R.; Kuo,P. C.; Herczyk,W. F.; Reinsmoen,N. L.; Schwartz,D. A.Clinical transplantation 2006 ;20(1):30-36

Clinical performance feedback is necessary but not sufficient for longterm success of the academic department of surgery.Kuo,P. C.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2006 ;203(3):402-403

Productivity measures associated with a patient access initiative.Gable,W. H.; Pappas,T. N.; Jacobs,D. O.; Cutler,D. A.; Kuo,P. C.Annals of Surgery 2006 ;243(5):604-609

Predictive indices of morbidity and mortality after liver resection.Schroeder,R. A.; Marroquin,C. E.; Bute,B. P.; Khuri,S.; Henderson,W. G.; Kuo,P. C.Annals of Surgery 2006 ;243(3):373-379

Integrin-linked kinase regulates osteopontin-dependent MMP-2 and uPA expression to convey metastatic function in murine mammary epithelial cancer cells.Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Wai,P. Y.; Gao,C.; Kuo,P. C.Carcinogenesis 2006 ;27(6):1134-1145

Osteopontin inhibits macrophage nitric oxide synthesis to enhance tumor proliferation.Wai,P. Y.; Guo,L.; Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2006 ;140(2):132-140

Ets-1 and runx2 regulate transcription of a metastatic gene, osteopontin, in murine colorectal cancer cells.Wai,P. Y.; Mi,Z.; Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Marroquin,C.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Biological Chemistry 2006 ;281(28):18973-18982

Who should perform liver transplantation? Should that be the transplant surgeon, the hepatobilary surgeon, or the general surgeon? Part I: the transplant surgeon.Desai,D. M.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Hepatology 2006 ;44(4):647-649

Scheduling the resident 80-hour work week: an operations research algorithm.Day,T. E.; Napoli,J. T.; Kuo,P. C.Current surgery 2006 ;63(2):136-141

Phosphorylation of Ser158 regulates inflammatory redox-dependent hepatocyte nuclear factor-4alpha transcriptional activity.Guo,H.; Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Biochemical Journal 2006 ;394(Pt 2):379-387

Obesity predicts increased overall complications following pancreas transplantation.Hanish,S. I.; Petersen,R. P.; Collins,B. H.; Tuttle-Newhall,J.; Marroquin,C. E.; Kuo,P. C.; Butterly,D. W.; Smith,S. R.; Desai,D. M.Transplantation proceedings 2005 ;37(8):3564-3566

Nitric oxide-dependent osteopontin expression induces metastatic behavior in HepG2 cells.Guo,H.; Marroquin,C. E.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Digestive Diseases & Sciences 2005 ;50(7):1288-1298

Perioperative management of special populations: immunocompromised host (cancer, HIV, transplantation)Desai,D. M.; Kuo,P. C.Surgical Clinics of North America 2005 ;85(6):1267-1282

The current status of living donor liver transplantationTuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Collins,B. H.; Desai,D. M.; Kuo,P. C.; Heneghan,M. A.Current problems in surgery 2005 ;42(3):144-183

Osteopontin silencing by small interfering RNA suppresses in vitro and in vivo CT26 murine colon adenocarcinoma metastasis.Wai,P. Y.; Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Sarraf-Yazdi,S.; Gao,C.; Wei,J.; Marroquin,C. E.; Clary,B.; Kuo,P. C.Carcinogenesis 2005 ;26(4):741-751

Acute kidney transplant failure following transurethral bladder polyp fulguration.Collins,B. H.; Marroquin,C. E.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Kuo,P. C.; Preminger,G. M.; Butterly,D. W.Journal of the National Medical Association 2005 ;97(3):414-416

Identification of S-nitrosylated proteins in endotoxin-stimulated RAW264.7 murine macrophages.Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Wei,J.; Mi,Z.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Nitric Oxide 2005 ;12(2):121-126

Transcriptional regulatory functions of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein-U and -A/B in endotoxin-mediated macrophage expression of osteopontin.Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Mi,Z.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Immunology 2005 ;175(1):523-530

Case 23-2005: a man with a mass in the liver.Smith,A. D.; Morse,M. A.; Kuo,P. C.New England Journal of Medicine 2005 ;353(20):2195-2197

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to complicated gastroduodenal ulcer disease in liver transplant patients taking sirolimus.Smith,A. D.; Bai,D.; Marroquin,C. E.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Desai,D. M.; Collins,B. H.; Muir,A.; Kuo,P. C.; McHutchison,J.; Rockey,D. C.Clinical transplantation 2005 ;19(2):250-254

Half-life analysis of pancreas and kidney transplants.Marroquin,C. E.; Edwards,E. B.; Collins,B. H.; Desai,D. M.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Kuo,P. C.Transplantation 2005 ;80(2):272-275

Redox-mediated upregulation of hepatocyte iNOS transcription requires coactivator PC4.Marroquin,C. E.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.; Guo,H.Surgery 2005 ;138(1):93-99

Osteopontin increases CD44 expression and cell adhesion in RAW 264.7 murine leukemia cells.Marroquin,C. E.; Downey,L.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.Immunology letters 2004 ;95(1):109-112

An overview of genomic data analysis.Huang,E. S.; Nevins,J. R.; West,M.; Kuo,P. C.Surgery 2004 ;136(3):497-499

Determining benchmarks for evaluation and management coding in an academic division of general surgery.Kuo,P. C.; Douglas,A. R.; Oleski,D.; Jacobs,D. O.; Schroeder,R. A.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2004 ;199(1):124-130

Intraoperative fluid management during orthotopic liver transplantation.Schroeder,R. A.; Collins,B. H.; Tuttle-Newhall,E.; Robertson,K.; Plotkin,J.; Johnson,L. B.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 2004 ;18(4):438-441

S-nitrosylation of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein A/B regulates osteopontin transcription in endotoxin-stimulated murine macrophages.Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Wei,J.; Mi,Z.; Wai,P.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Biological Chemistry 2004 ;279(12):11236-11243

A transcriptional repressor of osteopontin expression in the 4T1 murine breast cancer cell line.Gao,C.; Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Wei,J.; Wai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 2004 ;321(4):1010-1016

Differential osteopontin expression in phenotypically distinct subclones of murine breast cancer cells mediates metastatic behavior.Mi,Z.; Guo,H.; Wai,P. Y.; Gao,C.; Wei,J.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Biological Chemistry 2004 ;279(45):46659-46667

Peroxide-mediated chromatin remodelling of a nuclear factor kappa B site in the mouse inducible nitric oxide synthase promoter.Wei,J.; Guo,H.; Gao,C.; Kuo,P. C.Biochemical Journal 2004 ;377(Pt 3):809-818

The role of Osteopontin in tumor metastasisWai,P. Y.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Surgical Research 2004 ;121(2):228-241

Emergencies after liver transplantation.Marroquin,C. E.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Collins,B. H.; Kuo,P. C.; Schroeder,R. A.Seminars in gastrointestinal disease 2003 ;14(2):101-110

Organ donation and treatment of the multi-organ donorTuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Collins,B. H.; Kuo,P. C.; Schoeder,R.Current problems in surgery 2003 ;40(5):266-310

Optimization of operating room allocation using linear programming techniques.Kuo,P. C.; Schroeder,R. A.; Mahaffey,S.; Bollinger,R. R.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2003 ;197(6):889-895

Beneficial effect of plasmapheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin on renal allograft survival of patients with acute humoral rejection.Rocha,P. N.; Butterly,D. W.; Greenberg,A.; Reddan,D. N.; Tuttle-Newhall,J.; Collins,B. H.; Kuo,P. C.; Reinsmoen,N.; Fields,T.; Howell,D. N.; Smith,S. R.Transplantation 2003 ;75(9):1490-1495

Serine/threonine phosphorylation regulates HNF-4alpha-dependent redox-mediated iNOS expression in hepatocytes.Guo,H.; Wei,J.; Inoue,Y.; Gonzalez,F. J.; Kuo,P. C.American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology 2003 ;284(4):1090-1099

Tolerance and the "Holy Grail" of transplantationSchroeder,R. A.; Marroquin,C. E.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Surgical Research 2003 ;111(1):109-119

De-novo cholangiocarcinoma in the setting of recurrent primary sclerosing cholangitis following liver transplant.Heneghan,M. A.; Tuttle-Newhall,J. E.; Suhocki,P. V.; Muir,A. J.; Morse,M.; Bornstein,J. D.; Sylvestre,P. B.; Collins,B.; Kuo,P. C.; Rockey,D. C.American Journal of Transplantation 2003 ;3(5):634-638

Osteopontin-dependent CD44v6 expression and cell adhesion in HepG2 cells.Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Downey,L.; Marroquin,C.; Wei,J.; Kuo,P. C.Carcinogenesis 2003 ;24(12):1871-1878

Osteopontin inhibits expression of cytochrome c oxidase in RAW 264.7 murine macrophages.Gao,C.; Guo,H.; Wei,J.; Kuo,P. C.Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 2003 ;309(1):120-125

Liver transplantation from a cadaver donor with ethylene-glycol-induced brain death.Dy-Liacco,M. S.; Tuttle-Newhall,E. J.; Collins,B. H.; Kuo,P. C.Transplantation 2003 ;75(7):1056

An examination of factors predicting prioritization for liver transplantation.Muir,A. J.; Sanders,L. L.; Heneghan,M. A.; Kuo,P. C.; Wilkinson,W. E.; Provenzale,D.Liver Transplantation 2002 ;8(10):957-961

Nitric oxide is necessary for CC-class chemokine expression in endotoxin-stimulated ANA-1 murine macrophages.Guo,H. T.; Cai,C. Q.; Schroeder,R. A.; Kuo,P. C.Immunology letters 2002 ;80(1):21-26

Hepatocyte nuclear factor-4alpha mediates redox sensitivity of inducible nitric-oxide synthase gene transcription.Guo,H.; Cai,C. Q.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Biological Chemistry 2002 ;277(7):5054-5060

Endotoxin-stimulated nitric oxide production inhibits expression of cytochrome c oxidase in ANA-1 murine macrophages.Wei,J.; Guo,H.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Immunology 2002 ;168(9):4721-4727

Pharmacokinetics and biochemical effects of hepapoietin in patients with chronic liver disease.Marino,G.; Rustgi,V. K.; Salzberg,G.; Johnson,L. B.; Kuo,P. C.; Plotkin,J. S.; Flockhart,D. A.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2002 ;16(2):235-242

MR angiography and preoperative evaluation for laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.Jha,R. C.; Korangy,S. J.; Ascher,S. M.; Takahama,J.; Kuo,P. C.; Johnson,L. B.AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology 2002 ;178(6):1489-1495

Surgical techniques in right laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.Buell,J. F.; Hanaway,M. J.; Potter,S. R.; Koffron,A.; Kuo,P. C.; Leventhal,J.; Cho,E.; Johnson,M.; Edye,M.; Woodle,E. S.Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2002 ;195(1):131-137

Are concerns over right laparoscopic donor nephrectomy unwarranted?.Buell,J. F.; Edye,M.; Johnson,M.; Li,C.; Koffron,A.; Cho,E.; Kuo,P.; Johnson,L.; Hanaway,M.; Potter,S. R.; Bruce,D. S.; Cronin,D. C.; Newell,K. A.; Leventhal,J.; Jacobs,S.; Woodle,E. S.; Bartlett,S. T.; Flowers,J. L.Annals of Surgery 2001 ;233(5):645-651

Reconsideration of HIV as a contraindication to transplantation.Kuo,P. C.Transplantation 2001 ;71(11):1689

Transplantation of hepatitis C-positive livers in hepatitis C-positive patients is equivalent to transplanting hepatitis C-negative livers.Marroquin,C. E.; Marino,G.; Kuo,P. C.; Plotkin,J. S.; Rustgi,V. K.; Lu,A. D.; Edwards,E.; Taranto,S.; Johnson,L. B.Liver Transplantation 2001 ;7(9):762-768

Transplantation in the HIV+ patientKuo,P. C.; Stock,P. G.American Journal of Transplantation 2001 ;1(1):13-17

Expanded criteria donors/high risk recipients is not always cheaper than hemodialysis.Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.; Johnson,L. B.Transplantation 2001 ;72(3):554-555

Candida fasciitis following renal transplantationWai,P. H.; Ewing,C. A.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Attinger,C.; Kuo,P. C.Transplantation 2001 ;72(3):477-479

Osteopontin is a negative feedback regulator of nitric oxide synthesis in murine macrophages.Guo,H.; Cai,C. Q.; Schroeder,R. A.; Kuo,P. C.Journal of Immunology 2001 ;166(2):1079-1086

Nitric oxide inhibits expression of cytochrome B in endotoxin-stimulated murine macrophages.Guo,H.; Wei,J.; Kuo,P. C.Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 2001 ;289(5):993-997

Dobutamine stress echocardiography for orthotopic liver transplant evaluation.Plotkin,J. S.; Johnson,L. B.; Rustgi,V. K.; Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.Transplantation 2001 ;71(6):818

Outcome of extra-anatomic vascular reconstruction in orthotopic liver transplantation.Cappadonna,C. R.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Kuo,P. C.American Journal of Surgery 2001 ;182(2):147-150

Endotoxin and NO induce MIP-1gamma gene transcription in ANA-1 murine macrophages.Guo,H. T.; Cai,C. Q.; Kuo,P. C.Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 2000 ;277(3):617-621

Superoxide enhances interleukin 1beta-mediated transcription of the hepatocyte-inducible nitric oxide synthase geneKuo,P. C.; Abe,K.; Schroeder,R. A.Gastroenterology 2000 ;118(3):608-618

Education
Medical School
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery
Fellowship
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard University Medical School, Transplant/Hepatobiliary Surgery