Dr. Anita Chong PhD

University of Chicago

Anita Chong is a Professor in the Section of Transplantation, Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago.
She received her B.Sc. at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia B. Sc. (Zoology). She earned her Ph.D. in cell biology at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Tufts University in Boston, MA and was a research associate at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ iin the Departments of Biochemistry and Medicine.

Anita’s research:
Transplantation tolerance and islet beta-cell regeneration
Memory, B cells, alloantibodies and allograft tolerance
Impact of innate immunity and bacterial infections on transplantation tolerance
Islet Transplantation and restoration of islet beta-cell mass