Andres Jaramillo, Ph.D.


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Andres Jaramillo, Ph.D., is the Director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, a position he has held since 2017. He started his career as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Parasitology at the University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia (1994-1997).

Dr. Jaramillo has held several positions across the United States including Associate Director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona (2015-2017), Director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network in Chicago (2007-2015), Director of the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Laboratory at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (2004-2007), Assistant Director of the HLA Laboratory at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis (2001-2004), and Research Associate in the Department of Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis (1997-2001).

Dr. Jaramillo has extensive experience in histocompatibility and immunogenetics. To this matter, he has published more than 200 journal articles, book chapters and meeting abstracts on these scientific disciplines.

  • Histocompatibility
  • Immunogenetics
  • Transplant immunology
  1. 2001
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Transplant ImmunologyDepartment of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
  2. 1994
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - ImmunologyThe Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto
  3. 1991
    Ph.D. - ImmunologyDepartment of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Louisville
  4. 1982
    BS - Clinical Laboratory ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, University of the Andes


  1. 2012
    Clinical ConsultantAmerican Board of Bioanalysis
  2. 2005
    High Complexity Clin Lab DirAmerican Board of Bioanalysis

Awards and honors

  1. 1999
    ASHI Scholar AwardAmerican Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
  2. 1998
    Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service AwardU.S. National Institutes of Health
  3. 1993
    Canadian Diabetes Association Postdoctoral FellowshipCanadian Diabetes Association
  4. 1991
    Charles H. Best Postdoctoral FellowshipCharles H. Best Foundation
  5. 1986
    Fulbright FellowshipFulbright Foreign Student Program

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberWellness and Resiliency Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberEuropean Federation for Immunogenetics
  3. 2009 - present
    MemberThe Transplantation Society
  4. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  5. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics