Philosophy of Care
Dr. Chen's goals are to provide excellent medical care of our patients, conduct clinical research to advance the field of transplantation, and train the next generation of nephrologists.
Dr. Chen's clinical interests include the evaluation of kidney and pancreas transplant recipients, the evaluation of living kidney donors, and the care of post-transplantation patients.
Dr. Chen's research interests include elderly kidney transplant recipient evaluation and outcomes, acute kidney injury, disparities in transplantation access and outcomes, organ usage and outcomes in diseased donor kidney transplantation.
M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD 2009
M.S., Clinical Research, University of Chicago, Chicago IL 2016
B.S., University of Maryland, College Park MD 2005
Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago IL 2009-2012
Nephrology, University of Chicago, Chicago IL 2013-2015
Transplant Nephrology, University of Chicago, Chicago IL 2015-2016
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology,
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation
International Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation
Select Recent Publications
Chen, L and Koyner, J. Biomarkers in Acute Kidney Injury. Critical Care Clinics. 2015; 31(4): 633-648.
Udani S, Chen L, Daley M, Lat I, Koyner J. Compliance with Antibiotic Dosing Guidelines in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Renal Replacement Therapy. Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 2013; 29(4): 161-169.
Wales SQ, Laing JM, Chen L, and Aurelian L. ICP10PK inhibits calpain-‐dependent release of apoptosis inducing factor and programmed cell death in response to the toxin 1C methylC 4C phenylpyridinium. Gene Therapy. 2008;15(20): 1397-1409.