Research Faculty

650W 168th St,
Black Building 1501H,
New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212-304-5695
Fax: 646-426-4550
Education and Training
Medical School Hannover
Harvard Medical School
Columbia University

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Public Health
Anette Wu, MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences at CUMC and Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Research Summary

Special Interest in International Collaboration in Medical Education in Clinical Anatomy
Selected Publications

D Mathes; G Gazelle; P Butler; A Wu; A Nazzal; G Nielsen; C Huang; D Sachs; AWP Lee; M Randolph. Stable Mixed Hematopoietic Chimerism Permits Tolerance of
Vascularized Composite Allografts Across a Full MHC Mismatch in Swine. Transpl Int. 2014 Oct;27(10):1086-96. doi: 10.1111/tri.12380. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

PJ Fagenholz, JA Gutman, AF Murray, VE Noble, A Wu, G Ziemer, NS Harris. Arterial thrombosis at high altitude resulting in loss of limb. High Alt Med Biol 2007. 8(4): 340-7

PJ Fagenholz, JA Gutman, AF Murray, VE Noble, A Wu, G Ziemer, NS Harris. Arterial thrombosis at high altitude resulting in loss of limb. High Alt Med Biol 2007. 8(4): 340-7
A Wu, K Yamada, C Baron, DW Mathes, LM Monajati, PA Vagefi, DH Sachs: Detection of regulatory cells as an assay for allograft tolerance in miniature swine. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 Feb; 23(2):210-7

A Wu, K Yamada, FL Ierino, PA Vagefi, DH Sachs: Regulatory mechanism of peripheral tolerance: specific suppression of anti-donor lymphocyte proliferative responses during the maintenance phase of tolerance to class I antigen in miniature swine. Transpl Immunol. 2003 Jul-Sep;11(3-4):367-74

A Wu, K Yamada, DM Neville, M Awwad, JC Wain, A Shimizu, S Gojo, H Kitamura, RB Colvin, DKC Cooper, M Sykes, DH Sachs: Xenogeneic thymus transplantation in a pig-to-baboon model. Transplantation 2003; 75(3):282-291 with Editorial Comments

M Sykes, V Garrigue, RP Johnson, B Nikolic, J I Rodriguez-Barbosa, M Rosenzweig, DH Sachs, A Wu, K Yamada, Y Zhao. Xenogeneic Thymic Replacement to Achieve Immune Restoration in HIV Infection. Clinical and Applied Immunology Reviews (CAIR) 2003, 3(4):167-171. Special issue

JL Bourget, DW Mathes, GP Nielsen, M Randolph, Y Tanabe, A Wu, S Arn, DH Sachs, WPA Lee: Tolerance to vascularized musculoskeletal allografts in miniature swine. Transplantation 2001,71:851-56

GW Haller, N Esnaola, K Yamada, A Wu, A Shimizu, A Hansen, VR Ferrara, KS Allison, RB Colvin, M Sykes, DH Sachs: Thymic transplantation across an MHC class I barrier in swine. J Immunol 1999,163:3785-92

M Caselitz, S Wagner, A Chavan, M Gebel, JS Bleck, A Wu, HJ Schlitt, M Galanski, MP Manns: Clinical Outcome of transfemoral embolisation in patients with arterivenous malformations of the liver in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (Weber-Rendu-Osler disease). Gut 1998 Jan; 42(1):123-126

A Wu, B Nashan, U Messner, HHJ Schmidt, HH Guenter, S Niesert and R Pichlmayr: Outcome of 22 successful pregnancies after liver transplantation. Clin Transplant 1998; 12(5):454-464

A Wu, DA Lewis, SR Michener, HD Tazelaar, JP Grande, CGA McGregor and VM Miller: Modulation of renal Endothelin receptors of rejecting lung allografts. Endothelium 1995; 3:331-342


A Wu, L Buehler, DKC Cooper: Experience with ABO incompatible organ and bone marrow transplantation: review of the literature – current status. Transpl Int. 2003 May;16(5):291-9. Epub 2003 Apr 29.

Current Projects

Wu, P. Bernd, H. Kielstein: International Collaboration in Medical Education: A Transatlantic Pilot Project with Germany using an iPad Dissector for the Clinical Anatomy Course (in progress).

Honors and Awards

Virginia Apgar Grant (Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators, Columbia University);
Clinical and Translational Science Award (Irving Institute Pilot Study Award);
Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Germany);
Healthcare Delivery and Management Case Competition Award (Columbia University);
Young Investigator Award (The Transplantation Society);
Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG, Germany);
Fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, Germany)
Committees , Council, and Professional Society Memberships

American Association of Anatomists;
American Society of Transplantation;
The Transplantation Society;
The International Xenotransplantation Association

Anatomy, Surgery, Public Health, Global Medical Education, Transplantation, Immunology

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