Vadim Jucaud, PhD

Dr. Vadim Jucaud is an Assistant Professor at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI). Dr. Jucaud has been part of the Terasaki Laboratory since 2010, where he started his research career under the mentorship of Professor Paul I. Terasaki in the fields of histocompatibility and immunogenetics, with a particular emphasis on HLA antibodies and the Humoral Theory of Transplantation. Dr. Jucaud has a Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology, specializing in Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) immunobiology, notably in the diversity, detection, and prediction of the humoral response against HLA molecules. Dr. Jucaud is an expert in HLA immunogenetics, histocompatibility, and immunogenicity. In addition, he has excellent technical skills forged by 12 years of experience in characterizing the humoral immune response in transplant patients, T and B cell immunomodulation, sensitive multiplex immunoassays, antibody cross-reactivity and immunogenic antibody epitopes, and HLA antibody/antigen interactions. Dr. Jucaud received the American Transplant Congress Young Investigator Award in 2018 for his outstanding work demonstrating the prevalence and impact of de novo donor-specific antibodies during a multicenter immunosuppression withdrawal trial in adult liver transplant recipients. With the establishment of TIBI in 2020 by Dr. Ali Khademhosseini, Distinguished Professor and CEO, Dr. Jucaud has been leading the organ-on-a-chip and biosensors team, Lastly, Dr. Jucaud has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and 28 conference abstracts, and he has an h-index of 13 with more than 463 citations

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