In June, Transplantation, the official journal of The Transplantation Society, and the International Liver Transplantation Society profiled Dr. David H. Sachs, MD, Professor of Surgery and CCTI principal investigator and his 50+ year career in academic research and education.
Dr. Sachs has published over 700 articles in scientific journals. His research achievements include: 1) discovery of Ia (Class II) antigens in 1973; 2) development of monoclonal anti-bodies to MHC antigens; 3) development of a unique large animal model for transplantation using miniature swine; 4) use of mixed marrow reconstitution as a means of inducing specific transplantation tolerance; and 5) studies of specific transplantation tolerance to allografts and xenografts in murine, swine and primate models. Dr. Sachs is a member of the Editorial Board of several journals in his field, including: Clinical Transplantation, Transplantation and Xenotransplantation. He is one of the three North American Editors of Transplantation and was the founding Editor of Xenotransplantation.
Find the wonderfully informative profile of Dr. Sachs here.