Xun-Rong Luo, MD, PhD

Grants Review Committee

Dr. Luo earned her B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, and her MD and PhD degrees from Duke University. She then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, followed by a clinical fellowship in Nephrology and a research fellowship in Transplant Nephrology at that institution. She joined the faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2005 in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. There, she was the founding director of the Center for Kidney Research and Therapeutics, and the director of the Human Islet Transplant Program of the Comprehensive Transplant Center. Dr. Luo returned to Duke in September 2018 as the Director of Translational Research of Duke Transplant Center. Dr. Luo's research primarily focuses on the induction and mechanisms of transplantation tolerance.