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Xunrong Luo

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Nephrology
DUMC Box 103015, Durham, NC 27710
2 Genome Court, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Advanced Immunobiology Traning Program for Surgeons

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2029

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Administrative Core

ResearchPreceptor · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2022 - 2027

Genetic engineering of kidney allografts by ex vivo perfusion delivery of adeno-associated viral vectors

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2022 - 2027

Promoting T cell recovery after radiation injury with long-acting interleukin 7

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2027

Advanced Immunobiology Traning Program for Surgeons

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2029

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Administrative Core

ResearchPreceptor · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences · 2022 - 2027

Genetic engineering of kidney allografts by ex vivo perfusion delivery of adeno-associated viral vectors

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2022 - 2027

Promoting T cell recovery after radiation injury with long-acting interleukin 7

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2027

Donor Kidney Resident Macrophages in Kidney Allograft Early Inflammation and Alloimmunity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases · 2022 - 2027

Neonatal porcine islet xenografts for the treatment of type 1 diabetes

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2014 - 2025

Mathematical modeling for optimal control of BK virus infection in kidney transplant recipients

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2023 - 2025

Transplant Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Training Grant (TIDIRTG)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Duke Training Grant in Nephrology

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1995 - 2023

TAM-Kinases in Transplant

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Northwestern University · 2018 - 2022

Medical Scientist Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2022

Modeling concurrent cytomegalovirus infection and transplantation tolerance

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2022

Donor apoptotic cell infusion for tolerance to monkey kidney allografts

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System · 2019 - 2021

Tolerance for Xenogeneic Islet Cell Transplantation in Non-human Primates

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Northwestern University · 2018 - 2020

Pig-to-Monkey Islet Xenotransplantation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Minnesota · 2018 - 2020

Protein-Releasing Microporous Scaffolds for Cell Replacement Therapy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Regents of the University of Michigan · 2018 - 2020

LNFPIII and GAS6 Signaling Nanoparticles for Tolerance Delivery

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation · 2018 - 2019

External Relationships


  • Diabetes-Free, Inc
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

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