Dr. James Lan completed his nephrology training at the University of British Columbia. He then joined the Clinician Investigator Program to cross-train in histocompatibility and immunogenetics under the mentorship of Dr. Elaine Reed at the University of California, Los Angeles Immunogenetics Center. He is currently an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, a transplant nephrologist at Vancouver General Hospital, and senior scientist in Pathology and Lab Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He also serves as a clinical consultant for the HLA Immunology Laboratory in B.C.
Dr. Lan's clinical and research interests include development and application of biomarkers to prevent rejection, translation of next-generation sequencing to solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and bringing together pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to develop an integrated systems pharmacology strategy for renal transplantation.