Yuichi Iwaki, M.D., Ph.D., holds professorships at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in the Departments of Urology and Pathology and has been Director of the Transplantation Immunology and Immunogenetic Laboratory, at Metic since 1992. Dr. Iwaki is also a visiting professor at the Toho University School of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Dr. Iwaki held two professorships at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in the Departments of Surgery and Pathology from 1989 through 1992. Dr. Iwaki received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Sapporo Medical School in Sapporo, Japan. Dr. Iwaki is the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and more than 40 book chapters. In addition, Dr. Iwaki has served on various committees at UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing).