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Linda Carime Cendales

Professor of Surgery
Surgery, Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery
DUMC Box 3181, Durham, NC 27710
129 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Improving Cardiac Transplant Outcomes Through PD-L1 Overexpression Gene Therapy

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education · 2023 - 2025

Improving Cardiac Transplant Outcomes Through PD-L1 Overexpression Gene Therapy

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2023 - 2024

Targeting Dormant Breast Cancer Micrometastases to Prevent Disease Relapse

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. · 2019 - 2022

Immunomodulation to Optimize Vascularized Composite Allograft Integration for Limb Loss Therapy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2015 - 2021

Positioning Vascilarized Composite Allotramsplantation within the Spectrum of Transplantation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2014 - 2020

Improving Cardiac Transplant Outcomes Through PD-L1 Overexpression Gene Therapy

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education · 2023 - 2025

Improving Cardiac Transplant Outcomes Through PD-L1 Overexpression Gene Therapy

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2023 - 2024

Targeting Dormant Breast Cancer Micrometastases to Prevent Disease Relapse

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by American Cancer Society, Inc. · 2019 - 2022

Immunomodulation to Optimize Vascularized Composite Allograft Integration for Limb Loss Therapy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2015 - 2021

Positioning Vascilarized Composite Allotramsplantation within the Spectrum of Transplantation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2014 - 2020

Development of a Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Research Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Emory University · 2014 - 2016

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Seed Grant: Fostering a Positive Community Among Duke Surgery Faculty · 2019 Lead · Duke Office for Faculty Advancement Promoting and Facilitating Face-To-Face Interactions Centered on Diversity and Inclusion as Rich and Positive Communal Elements to Foster a Sense of Belonging. https://facultyadvancement.duke.edu/seed-grants/2026