Education

2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.D., 1994 - School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles
Postdoctoral Studies, - Graduate Division, University of California, San Francisco

Selected Publications

  1. Venado A, Kukreja J, Greenland JR. Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. Thorac Surg Clin. 2022 May; 32(2):231-242.  View on PubMed
  2. Trinh BN, Brzezinski M, Kukreja J. Early Postoperative Management of Lung Transplant Recipients. Thorac Surg Clin. 2022 May; 32(2):185-195.  View on PubMed
  3. Kolaitis NA, Gao Y, Soong A, Greenland JR, Hays SR, Golden JA, Venado A, Leard LE, Shah RJ, Kleinhenz ME, Katz PP, Kukreja J, Blanc PD, Smith PJ, Singer JP. Depressive symptoms in lung transplant recipients: trajectory and association with mortality and allograft dysfunction. Thorax. 2022 Mar 30.  View on PubMed
  4. Greenland NY, Deiter F, Calabrese DR, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Leard LE, Kolaitis NA, Golden JA, Singer JP, Greenland JR. Inflammation on bronchoalveolar lavage cytology is associated with decreased chronic lung allograft dysfunction-free survival. Clin Transplant. 2022 Mar 05; e14639.  View on PubMed
  5. Wang P, Leung J, Lam A, Lee S, Calabrese DR, Hays SR, Golden JA, Kukreja J, Singer JP, Wolters PJ, Tang Q, Greenland JR. Lung transplant recipients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis have impaired alloreactive immune responses. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2022 May; 41(5):641-653.  View on PubMed
  6. Dugger DT, Calabrese DR, Gao Y, Deiter F, Tsao T, Maheshwari J, Hays SR, Leard L, Kleinhenz ME, Shah R, Golden J, Kukreja J, Gordon ED, Singer JP, Greenland JR. Lung Allograft Epithelium DNA Methylation Age Is Associated With Graft Chronologic Age and Primary Graft Dysfunction. Front Immunol. 2021; 12:704172.  View on PubMed
  7. Maheshwari JA, Kolaitis NA, Anderson MR, Benvenuto L, Gao Y, Katz PP, Greenland J, Wolters PJ, Covinsky K, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Calabrese DR, Venado A, Shah RJ, Leard LE, Trinh B, Huang CY, Glidden D, Kleinhenz ME, Golden JA, Sutter N, Tietje-Ulrich G, Criner RN, Arcasoy SM, Christie JD, Diamond J, Singer JP. Construct and Predictive Validity of Sarcopenia in Lung Transplant Candidates. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 09; 18(9):1464-1474.  View on PubMed
  8. King CS, Mannem H, Kukreja J, Aryal S, Tang D, Singer JP, Bharat A, Behr J, Nathan SD. Lung Transplantation for Patients With COVID-19. Chest. 2022 01; 161(1):169-178.  View on PubMed
  9. Crespo MM, Claridge T, Domsic RT, Hartwig M, Kukreja J, Stratton K, Chan KM, Molina M, Ging P, Cochrane A, Hoetzenecker K, Ahmad U, Kapnadak S, Timofte I, Verleden G, Lyu D, Quddus S, Davis N, Porteous M, Mallea J, Perch M, Distler O, Highland K, Magnusson J, Vos R, Glanville AR. ISHLT consensus document on lung transplantation in patients with connective tissue disease: Part III: Pharmacology, medical and surgical management of post-transplant extrapulmonary conditions statements. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 11; 40(11):1279-1300.  View on PubMed
  10. Lee JS, La J, Aziz S, Dobrinskikh E, Brownell R, Jones KD, Achtar-Zadeh N, Green G, Elicker BM, Golden JA, Matthay MA, Kukreja J, Schwartz DA, Wolters PJ. Molecular markers of telomere dysfunction and senescence are common findings in the usual interstitial pneumonia pattern of lung fibrosis. Histopathology. 2021 Jul; 79(1):67-76.  View on PubMed
  11. DeBolt CL, Gao Y, Sutter N, Soong A, Leard L, Jeffrey G, Kleinhenz ME, Calabrese D, Greenland J, Venado A, Hays SR, Shah R, Kukreja J, Trinh B, Kolaitis NA, Douglas V, Diamond JM, Smith P, Singer J. The association of post-operative delirium with patient-reported outcomes and mortality after lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021 05; 35(5):e14275.  View on PubMed
  12. Tsou S, Chen J, Brzezinski M, Hays S, Leard L, Singer JP, Trinh B, Kukreja J. Lung transplantation from swimming pool drowning victims: A case series. Am J Transplant. 2021 06; 21(6):2273-2278.  View on PubMed
  13. Hoover J, Mintz MA, Deiter F, Aminian E, Chen J, Hays SR, Singer JP, Calabrese DR, Kukreja J, Greenland JR. Rapid molecular detection of airway pathogens in lung transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis. 2021 Aug; 23(4):e13579.  View on PubMed
  14. Diamond JM, Courtwright AM, Balar P, Oyster M, Zaleski D, Adler J, Brown M, Hays SR, Sutter N, Garvey C, Kukreja J, Gao Y, Bruun A, Smith PJ, Singer JP. Mobile health technology to improve emergent frailty after lung transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021 04; 35(4):e14236.  View on PubMed
  15. Calabrese DR, Aminian E, Mallavia B, Liu F, Cleary SJ, Aguilar OA, Wang P, Singer JP, Hays SR, Golden JA, Kukreja J, Dugger D, Nakamura M, Lanier LL, Looney MR, Greenland JR. Natural killer cells activated through NKG2D mediate lung ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Clin Invest. 2021 02 01; 131(3).  View on PubMed
  16. Cleary SJ, Kwaan N, Tian JJ, Calabrese DR, Mallavia B, Magnen M, Greenland JR, Urisman A, Singer JP, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Hay AM, Howie HL, Toy P, Lowell CA, Morrell CN, Zimring JC, Looney MR. Complement activation on endothelium initiates antibody-mediated acute lung injury. J Clin Invest. 2020 11 02; 130(11):5909-5923.  View on PubMed
  17. Naikawadi RP, Green G, Jones KD, Achtar-Zadeh N, Mieleszko JE, Arnould I, Kukreja J, Greenland JR, Wolters PJ. Airway Epithelial Telomere Dysfunction Drives Remodeling Similar to Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020 10; 63(4):490-501.  View on PubMed
  18. Brzezinski M, Sawatzki R, Tran HN, Price K, Gregersen M, Wong C, Feng CM, Kimatian S, Mizuguchi KA, Kukreja J, Mitchell JD, Schlecht KD. An Analysis of Successful Features of Anesthesiology Journal Clubs. J Educ Perioper Med. 2020 Oct-Dec; 22(4):E648.  View on PubMed
  19. Kolaitis NA, Gao Y, Soong A, Greenland JR, Hays SR, Golden J, Leard LE, Shah RJ, Kleinhenz ME, Katz PP, Venado A, Kukreja J, Blanc PD, Singer JP. Primary graft dysfunction attenuates improvements in health-related quality of life after lung transplantation, but not disability or depression. Am J Transplant. 2021 02; 21(2):815-824.  View on PubMed
  20. Dugger DT, Fung M, Zlock L, Caldera S, Sharp L, Hays SR, Singer JP, Leard LE, Golden JA, Shah RJ, Kukreja J, Gordon E, Finkbeiner W, Kleinhenz ME, Langelier C, Greenland JR. Cystic Fibrosis Lung Transplant Recipients Have Suppressed Airway Interferon Responses during Pseudomonas Infection. Cell Rep Med. 2020 07 21; 1(4).  View on PubMed

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