Dr. Adriana Zeevi is a Professor of Pathology, Surgery and Immunology at University of Pittsburgh and the director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center since 1999. Dr. Zeevi joined the Pittsburgh faculty in 1984 after a post-doctoral fellowship at the Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin. Dr. Zeevi had been a member of the board of directors for the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (2001-2003), American Society of Transplantation (2004-2007), American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (councilor, secretary, and president 1997-2003) and UNOS board (2002-2003).
Dr. Zeevi has served on many grant review panels for NIH (TTT study section and Hyper accelerated review) VA merit grants for Immunology section, American Heart Association of PA. She is also a member of editorial boards for several journals including Transplantation, Human Immunology, Transplant Immunology and Clinical Transplantation. Dr. Zeevi has published over 300 peer reviewed papers and book chapters in the field of transplantation immunology focusing on pre-and post-transplant immune monitoring and risk assessment of transplant candidates based on genetic polymorphisms of cytokines, growth factors and pharmacogenomics. Another aspect of Dr Zeevi's clinical research is the characterization of the humoral response in solid organ transplant recipients and the implementation of various novel approaches to evaluate the efficacy of protocols used to desensitize transplant candidates and/or to treat antibody mediated rejection in solid organ transplant recipients.