Udeme D Ekong, MD MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Departments & Organizations

Transplantation Center, Yale-New HavenPediatrics: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Research Interests

Immune tolerance following pediatric liver transplantation; Immune dysregulation in autoimmune hepatitis; Immune mediated liver disease. more...


  • M.B.B.S., Ahmadu Bello University, 1992
  • M.P.H., Northwestern University, 2011

Selected Publications

  • Ekong UD, et al. Successful Resolution of Inflammation and Increased Regulatory T cells in Sirolimus Treated Post Transplant Allograft Hepatitis. Pediatr Transplant 2012 Mar; 16(2):165-175.
  • Feng S, Ekong UD, Lobritto S, et al. Complete Immunosuppression Withdrawal and Subsequent Allograft Function Among Pediatric Recipients of Parental Living Donor Liver Transplants. JAMA 2012; 307(03):283-293.PMID: 22253395.
  • Ekong UD, et al., Lymphocyte activation markers may predict the presence of donor specific alloreactivity in pediatric living related liver transplant recipients. Hum Immunol 2011 May; 72(5):392-7. PMID: 21315129.



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