Mary Carmelle Philogene, PhD, F(ACHI) has worked in the field of histocompatibility and transplant immunology for over 28 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida and earned her PhD from the Catholic University of America. She completed post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Philogene’s research focuses on investigating the prevalence and significance of antibodies directed against G protein coupled receptors in different diseases and understanding the role of these antibodies as well as HLA antibodies, in heart and kidney allograft injury.
Dr. Philogene has been active in leadership programs for faculty, system innovation, and quality and process improvement activities. She also serves as a reviewer for several scientific journals, including the American Journal of Transplantation, Human Immunology, Clinical Transplantation, Pediatric Transplantation and is active in internal and external committees. She is a Fellow of the American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ACHI) and a certified Histocompatibility Laboratory Director by the New York State Department of Health and the State of California.