University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Jon Yamaguchi, M.D.
Jon Yamaguchi, M.D.

Jon Yamaguchi, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Interim Chief,
Division of Transplant Surgery
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: Jon.Yamaguchi@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Surgery- Dv. of Transplantation, MFU-Fletcher 4th FL., Burlington, VT

Education

M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1999)
Residency in General Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD (1999-2005)
Fellowship in Multi-Organ Transplant, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA (2005-2007)

Academic Appointments

Interim Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2011 - present
Assistant Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2007 - present

Research Interests

Mycophenolic acid Observational Renal Transplant Program (MORE):  Principal Investigator.  Observational study investigating transplant immune suppression side effects.  Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Treatment of BK viral infections in transplant patient.  Co-investigator.  Study utilizing a new oral agent in the treatment of BK viral infections in a kidney transplant population.  Sponsored by Chimerix, Inc.

CRAD001AUS92.  Co-investigator.  A 12 month, multi-center, randomized, open-label non-inferiority study comparing the safety and efficacy of concentration-controlled Everolimus with low dose tacrolimus to mycophenolate mofetil with standard dose tacrolimus in de novo renal transplant recipients.  Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Publications

Sardana N, Yamaguchi J, McFadden D. Acute Pancreatitis, Parsons and Wiener-Kronish: Critical Care Secrets, Fifth Edition.  Elsevier. 2011; Chapter 47

Yamaguchi J, Toledo A, Bass BL, Celeste FA, Rao JN, Wang JY, Strauch ED. Taurodeoxycholate increases intestinal epithelial cell proliferation through c-myc expression.  Surgery. 2004;135(2):215-21.

Toledo A, Yamaguchi J, Wang JY, Bass BL, Turner D, Strauch ED. Taurodeoxycholate Stimulates Intestinal Cell Proliferation and Protects Against Apoptotic Cell Death through Activation of NF-kB.  Dig Dis Sci  2004;49(10):1664-71.

Strauch ED, Yamaguchi J, Bass BL, Wang JY. Bile salts regulate intestinal epithelial cell migration by nuclear factor-kappa B-induced expression of transforming growth factor-beta.  J Am Coll Surg. 2003;197(6):974-84.