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Daniel G. Maluf, MD

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Director, Program in Transplantation - Dept of Surgery

Education and Training

Medical School:

  • Universidad Nacional de Cordoba Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, 1994

  • Universidad Nacional de Cordoba Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, 1993


  • Hospital Privado Catholic University, 2000


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine - Transplant Surgery, 2002


Dr. Maluf is a transplant surgeon with more than 19 years of experience in clinical and translational research. He is also the Director of the Program in Transplantation at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and manages IMS and transplant patients clinically.

He has expertise in kidney, liver, liver transplant, living donor liver, pancreas and renal transplantation.

In liver transplantation, Dr. Maluf’s primary interest is in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury and precisely how to target pathways with therapeutic interventions.


  • Microsurgery
  • Immunology
  • RNA
  • DNA isolation
  • Microarray data analysis and interpretation

He also acts as PI of pharmaceutical clinical trials and as co-investigator in NIH funded grants.

Research Interests

  • Liver transplantation
  • Ischemia-reperfusion injury
  • Machine perfusion
  • Living donor liver transplantation
  • Biomarker discovery and validation

Dr. Maluf’s research background includes being given the David Hume Young Investigator award by South-Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation (SEOPF) in 2001 and being awarded the International Liver Transplant Society’s Young investigator and Mentor Award in 2007.

He has a record of yearly research presentations at national and international meetings such as ATC, ILTS, TTS.

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Maryland Medical Center