Timucin Taner, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. General Surgeon
  • Deceased- and living-donor liver transplantation
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Donor nephrectomy
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Transplant immunology
  1. 2005
    PhDDepartment of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicinel
  2. 2000
    MDHacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Certifications

  1. 2010
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Liver Transplantation Career Development AwardAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  2. 2013
    Rolland E. Dickson Research Scholarship in TransplantTransplant Center
  3. 2013
    Roderick and Verena Cushman Clinician Career Development Award Fund in Translational ResearchDepartment of Development
  4. 2013
    Vanguard PrizeAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons
  5. 2009
    Jon A. van Heerden Most Meticulous Caregiver Award, Department of SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2006
    Young Investigator AwardWorld Transplant Congress
  7. 2004
    Best Basic Science Presentation AwardTransplant Fellows' Conference
  8. 2003
    Predoctoral FellowshipAmerican Heart Association
  9. 2000
    Predoctoral FellowshipUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  10. 1993
    Outstanding Achievement Award and Full ScholarshipRepublic of Turkey Prime Ministry
  11. 1993
    ScholarshipAFS Exchange Program
  12. 1989
    National Merit Award in MathematicsTurkish Scientific and Technical Research Foundation

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Inaugural MemberThomas E. Starzl Scientific Society
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberLife Source Liver Committee
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberInternational Liver Transplant Society Basic Science Committee
  4. 2018 - 2020
    ChairEducation Subcommittee, Liver Transplantation and Surgery Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberLife Source Liver Committee
  6. 2018 - 2020
    Steering Committee MemberLiver Transplantation and Surgery Special Interest Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  7. 2018 - 2020
    MemberSurgery and Liver Transplantation Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  8. 2017 - present
    Abstract ReviewerInternational Congress of the Transplantation Society
  9. 2017 - 2020
    Council MemberThe Priestley Society
  10. 2016 - present
    Advisory Board MemberRochester Medical Technologies, LLC
  11. 2016 - present
    Principal InvestigatorTogether Project - Liver: Transplant Organ Genomics to Help Prevent Rejection in Liver Transplant Recipients
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberImmunology Disease-Oriented Group
  13. 2016 - present
    MemberThe Transplantation Society
  14. 2016 - present
    Abstract ReviewerInternational Congress of Transplantation Society
  15. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  16. 2015 - present
    Workgroup MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberCommunity of Basic Scientists Mentoring and Recruitment Work Group, American Society of Transplantation
  18. 2014 - 2017
    MemberGrants Review Committee, American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  19. 2014 - present
    MemberUnited Network for Organ Sharing
  20. 2013 - present
    MemberOrgan, Tissue and Eye Donation Committee
  21. 2013 - present
    MemberPeer Review Research Committee, Department of Surgery
  22. 2013 - present
    MemberInternational Liver Transplantation Society
  23. 2012 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Transplant Congress
  24. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons
  25. 2010 - present
    MemberThe Priestley Society
  26. 2009 - 2010
    MemberGeneral Surgery Residency Committee, Department of Surgery
  27. 2007 - present
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  28. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  29. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  30. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
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Research activities

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