University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Jasleen Kukreja, MD, MPH

Jasleen Kukreja, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery (Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery), UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Naikawadi RP, Green G, Jones KD, Achtar-Zadeh N, Mieleszko JE, Arnould I, Kukreja J, Greenland J, Wolters PJ. Airway Epithelial Telomere Dysfunction Drives Remodeling Similar to Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020 Jun 18.
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  2. Fung M, Chiu CY, DeVoe C, Doernberg SB, Schwartz BS, Langelier C, Henrich TJ, Yokoe D, Davis J, Hays SR, Chandran S, Kukreja J, Ng D, Prostko J, Taylor R, Reyes K, Bainbridge E, Bond A, Chin-Hong P, Babik JM. Clinical Outcomes and Serologic Response in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients with COVID-19: A Case Series from the United States. Am J Transplant. 2020 Jun 01.
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  3. Nguyen AT, Brzezinski M, Chen J, Nguyen NV, Dinh LV, Kukreja J. Lung transplant programs in developing countries: challenges, solutions, and outcomes. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2020 Jun; 25(3):299-304.
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  4. Kukreja J, Chen J, Brzezinski M. Redefining marginality: donor lung criteria. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2020 Jun; 25(3):280-284.
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  5. Anderson MR, Easthausen I, Gallagher G, Udupa J, Tong Y, Torigian D, Diamond JM, Porteous MK, Palmer SM, Snyder LD, Benvenuto L, Aversa M, Arcasoy S, Greenland JR, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Cantu E, Kim JS, Gallagher D, Baldwin MR, Barr RG, Lederer DJ, Christie JD, Singer JP. Skeletal muscle adiposity and outcomes in candidates for lung transplantation: a lung transplant body composition cohort study. Thorax. 2020 Jun 01.
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  6. Kukreja J, Tsou S, Chen J, Trinh BN, Feng C, Golden JA, Hays S, Deuse T, Singer JP, Brzezinski M. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 20.
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  7. Venado A, Kolaitis NA, Huang CY, Gao Y, Glidden DV, Soong A, Sutter N, Katz PP, Greenland JR, Calabrese DR, Hays SR, Golden JA, Shah RJ, Leard LE, Kukreja J, Deuse T, Wolters PJ, Covinsky K, Blanc PD, Singer JP. Frailty after lung transplantation is associated with impaired health-related quality of life and mortality. Thorax. 2020 May 06.
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  8. Copeland H, Hayanga JWA, Neyrinck A, MacDonald P, Dellgren G, Bertolotti A, Khuu T, Burrows F, Copeland JG, Gooch D, Hackmann A, Hormuth D, Kirk C, Linacre V, Lyster H, Marasco S, McGiffin D, Nair P, Rahmel A, Sasevich M, Schweiger M, Siddique A, Snyder TJ, Stansfield W, Tsui S, Orr Y, Uber P, Venkateswaran R, Kukreja J, Mulligan M. Donor heart and lung procurement: A consensus statement. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Jun; 39(6):501-517.
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  9. Perez AA, Hays SR, Soong A, Gao Y, Greenland JR, Leard LE, Shah RJ, Golden J, Kukreja J, Venado A, Kleinhenz ME, Singer JP. Improvements in frailty contribute to substantial improvements in quality of life after lung transplantation in patients with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Jun; 55(6):1406-1413.
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  10. Hamilton BCS, Dincheva GR, Matthay MA, Hays S, Singer JP, Brzezinski M, Kukreja J. Improved survival after lung transplantation for adults requiring preoperative invasive mechanical ventilation: A national cohort study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 04.
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  11. Mallavia B, Liu F, Lefrançais E, Cleary SJ, Kwaan N, Tian JJ, Magnen M, Sayah DM, Soong A, Chen J, Saggar R, Shino MY, Ross DJ, Derhovanessian A, Lynch JP, Ardehali A, Weigt SS, Belperio JA, Hays SR, Golden JA, Leard LE, Shah RJ, Kleinhenz ME, Venado A, Kukreja J, Singer JP, Looney MR. Mitochondrial DNA Stimulates TLR9-Dependent Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Formation in Primary Graft Dysfunction. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020 Mar; 62(3):364-372.
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  12. Kolaitis NA, Calabrese DR, Ahearn P, Venado A, Florez R, Lei HL, Isaak K, Henricksen E, Martinez E, Chong T, Shah RJ, Leard LE, Kleinhenz ME, Golden J, De Marco T, Greenland JR, Kukreja J, Hays SR, Blanc PD, Singer JP. Tacrolimus trough monitoring guided by mass spectrometry without accounting for assay differences is associated with acute kidney injury in lung transplant recipients. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2019 12 02; 76(24):2019-2027.
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  13. Calabrese DR, Wang P, Chong T, Hoover J, Singer JP, Torgerson D, Hays SR, Golden JA, Kukreja J, Dugger D, Christie JD, Greenland JR. Dectin-1 genetic deficiency predicts chronic lung allograft dysfunction and death. JCI Insight. 2019 11 14; 4(22).
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  14. Anderson MR, Udupa JK, Edwin E, Diamond JM, Singer JP, Kukreja J, Hays SR, Greenland JR, Ferrante A, Lippel M, Blue T, McBurnie A, Oyster M, Kalman L, Rushefski M, Wu C, Pednekar G, Liu W, Arcasoy S, Sonett J, D'Ovidio F, Bacchetta M, Newell JD, Torigian D, Cantu E, Farber DL, Giles JT, Tong Y, Palmer S, Ware LB, Hancock WW, Christie JD, Lederer DJ. Adipose tissue quantification and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation: The Lung Transplant Body Composition study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 12; 38(12):1246-1256.
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  15. Loor G, Warnecke G, Villavicencio MA, Smith MA, Kukreja J, Ardehali A, Hartwig M, Daneshmand MA, Hertz MI, Huddleston S, Haverich A, Madsen JC, Van Raemdonck D. Portable normothermic ex-vivo lung perfusion, ventilation, and functional assessment with the Organ Care System on donor lung use for transplantation from extended-criteria donors (EXPAND): a single-arm, pivotal trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2019 11; 7(11):975-984.
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  16. Anderson MR, Kolaitis NA, Gao Y, Kukreja J, Greenland J, Hays S, Wolters P, Golden J, Diamond J, Palmer S, Arcasoy S, Udupa J, Christie JD, Lederer DJ, Singer JP. A nonlinear relationship between visceral adipose tissue and frailty in adult lung transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2019 11; 19(11):3155-3161.
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  17. Perez AA, Singer JP, Schwartz BS, Chin-Hong P, Shah RJ, Kleinhenz ME, Gao Y, Venado A, Leard LE, Golden JA, Kukreja J, Greenland JR, Hays SR. Management and clinical outcomes after lung transplantation in patients with pre-transplant Mycobacterium abscessus infection: A single center experience. Transpl Infect Dis. 2019 Jun; 21(3):e13084.
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  18. Singer JP, Soong A, Chen J, Shrestha P, Zhuo H, Gao Y, Greenland JR, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Golden J, Gregorich SE, Stewart AL. Development and Preliminary Validation of the Lung Transplant Quality of Life (LT-QOL) Survey. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 04 15; 199(8):1008-1019.
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  19. Brzezinski M, Kukreja J, Mitchell JD. Time-efficient, goal-directed, and evidence-based teaching in the ICU. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2019 Apr; 32(2):136-143.
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  20. Greenland JR, Wang P, Brotman JJ, Ahuja R, Chong TA, Kleinhenz ME, Leard LE, Golden JA, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Singer JP, Rajalingam R, Jones K, Laszik ZG, Trivedi NN, Greenland NY, Blanc PD. Gene signatures common to allograft rejection are associated with lymphocytic bronchitis. Clin Transplant. 2019 05; 33(5):e13515.
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