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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
  2. 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 Sep; 18(9):1464-1474.  View on PubMed
  3. King CS, Mannem H, Kukreja J, Aryal S, Tang D, Singer JP, Bharat A, Behr J, Nathan SD. Lung Transplantation of COVID-19 Patients: How I Do It. Chest. 2021 Aug 19.  View on PubMed
  4. 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 Jul 31.  View on PubMed
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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 Jul 21; 1(4).  View on PubMed
  16. 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 11; 20(11):3225-3233.  View on PubMed
  17. 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 06; 25(3):299-304.  View on PubMed
  18. Kukreja J, Chen J, Brzezinski M. Redefining marginality: donor lung criteria. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2020 06; 25(3):280-284.  View on PubMed
  19. 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 09; 75(9):801-804.  View on PubMed
  20. 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 Winter; 32(4):772-785.  View on PubMed

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