Wayne W. Hancock, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA

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Wayne W. Hancock, MBBS, PhD, FRCPA, is the Chief of the Division of Transplantation Immunology and a researcher in the Pediatric Liver Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Dr. Wayne Hancock is a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He leads a multidisciplinary team focused on improving the outcomes of organ transplantation.

Dr. Hancock's group undertakes both clinical and basic science studies, and has expertise in multiple areas of transplant immunobiology. They are currently undertaking studies of the effects of standard immunosuppression on regulatory T cells in liver transplant recipients, and are developing approaches involving histone deacetylase inhibitors to stabilize and boost the function of these Treg cells in transplant recipients.

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Education and Training

Medical School

MBBS in Medicine - Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Graduate Degree

PhD in Medicine - Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Titles and Academic Titles

Chief, Division of Transplantation Immunology


Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Departments and Services

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Royal College of Pathologists of Australia, Fellow (FRCPA)