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Randolph Schaffer, MD

Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
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(858) 784-9412


M.D., Baylor College of Medicine 1995
B.A. (Biology), University of Pennsylvania 1991
M.D., Baylor College of Medicine 2001

Professional Experience

2012-2017 Professor Adjunct, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), The Scripps Research Institute
2015-2016 At-large Representative, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
2013-2015 Regional Representative, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
2007-2010 Regional Representative, Ethics Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
2001-2003 Transplant Surgery Fellowship, The University of Chicago

Selected References

All Publications

Kurian, S. M., Williams, A. N., Gelbart, T., Campbell, D., Mondala, T. S., Head, S. R., Horvath, S., Gaber, L., Thompson, R., Whisenant, T., Lin, W., Langfelder, P., et al. Molecular classifiers for acute kidney transplant rejection in peripheral blood by whole genome gene expression profiling. (2014). American Journal of Transplantation, 14(5), 1164-1172. PMCID: PMC4439107.

Grigoryev, Y. A., Kurian, S. M., Avnur, Z., Borie, D., Deng, J., Campbell, D., Sung, J., Nikolcheva, T., Quinn, A., Schulman, H., Peng, S. L., Schaffer, R., et al. Deconvoluting post-transplant immunity: Cell subset-specific mapping reveals pathways for activation and expansion of memory t, monocytes and b cells. (2010). PLoS One, 5, e13358. PMCID: PMC2954794.

Kurian, S. M., Heilman, R., Mondala, T. S., Nakorchevsky, A., Hewel, J. A., Campbell, D., Robison, E. H., Wang, L., Lin, W., Gaber, L., Solez, K., Shidban, H., et al. Biomarkers for early and late stage chronic allograft nephropathy by proteogenomic profiling of peripheral blood. (2009). PLoS One, 4, e6212. PMCID: PMC2703807.