Michael A. Rees, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael A. Rees, MD, PhD

The University of Toledo Health Science Campus
Departments of Urology and Pathology
3000 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, Ohio   43614-2598

Medical Education and Training:
    M.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Ph.D. University of Cambridge, Cambridge U.K.
    Resident in Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
    Fellow in Transplantation, University of Cambridge, Cambridge U.K.

Board Certification:
    American Board of Urology

Clinical Interests:
    Renal transplantation
    Kidney paired donation
    Tissue typing
    Urological oncology

Research Interests:
    Kidney paired donation
    Extracorporeal perfusion of porcine liver

Representative Recent Publications:
   Tedesco-Silva H, Pescovitz MD, Cibrik D, Rees MA, Mulgaonkar S, Kahan BD, Gugliuzza KK, Rajagopalan PR, Esmeraldo Rde M, Lord H, Salvadori M, Slade JM, and the FTY720 Study Group:  Randomized controlled trial of FTY720 versus MMF in de novo renal transplantation.  Transplantation 82:1689-97, 2006
    Burlak C, Twining LM, Rees MA:  Terminal sialic acid residues on human glycophorin A are recognized by porcine kupffer cells.  Transplantation.80:344-52, 2005
    Burlak C, Twining LM, Rees MA:  Carbohydrates borne on human glycophorin A are recognized by porcine Kupffer cells.  Transplantation 80:66-74, 2005
    Rees MA, Butler AJ, Brons IG, Negus MC, Skepper JN, Friend PJ:  Evidence of macrophage receptors capable of direct recognition of xenogeneic epitopes without opsonization. Xenotransplantation 12:13-9, 2005
    Rees MA:  A novel role for lectins in xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation 12:7-12, 2005
Last Updated: 6/27/22