Academic Rank:
Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC
Kidneys and Urinary System, VGH
Affiliation(s):
Vancouver General Hospital
Short Bio:

Dr. 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 Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Transplant Nephrologist at the Vancouver General Hospital, and Senior Scientist in Pathology & Lab Medicine at UBC. He also serves as Clinical Consultant for the HLA Immunology Laboratory in BC. His 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.

Academic background

  • AST Kidney Transplantation Fellowship, University of British Columbia Vancouver, 08/15-12/15
  • Diplomate, American Board of Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Issue date: 09/24/2015
  • Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics, UCLA Immunogenetics Center Los Angeles, 08/13-07/15
  • Clinician Investigator Program (CIP), University of British Columbia Vancouver, 08/13-07/15
  • Chief Nephrology Fellow, University of British Columbia Vancouver, 2012-2013
  • Nephrology FRCP(C), University of British Columbia Vancouver, 2011-2013
  • Internal Medicine FRCP(C), University of British Columbia Vancouver, 2008-2011
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of British Columbia Vancouver, 2004-2008
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry Honours with Distinction, Queen’s University Kingston, 2001-2004