James Lan’s bio

Dr. Lan is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. He is the Medical Director of the HLA Laboratory in Vancouver, and a transplant nephrologist at the Vancouver General Hospital. Dr. Lan is the recipient of a Michael Smith Scholar award, holding multiple research grants which support the development and application of new technologies to improve donor-recipient HLA compatibility. A major focus of his current research funded by the Kidney Foundation of Canada aims to innovate new solutions for highly sensitized patients on the kidney waiting list.