Bernhard J. Hering, M.D.
Dr. Hering is Professor of Surgery, the Eunice L. Dwan Diabetes Research Chair, and Director of Islet Transplantation and Scientific Director of the Diabetes Institute for Immunology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the Steering Committees of several NIH-sponsored research consortia, including the Clinical Islet Transplant Consortium, the Immune Tolerance Network, the Human Islet Cell Resource Program, the Nonhuman Primate Transplantation Tolerance Collaborative Study Group, and the Immunobiology of Xenotransplantation Cooperative Research Program. He is co-director of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Islet Transplant Center at the University of Minnesota/University of California San Francisco. Dr. Hering co-founded the International Islet Transplant Registry and is Medical Director of the NIH-sponsored Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR). He has served as President of the Cell Transplant Society and as Councilor of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, and is currently a member of the Council of the International Xenotransplant Association. He sits on the editorial boards of several professional journals and has authored over 200 articles and 25 book chapters on islet transplantation.
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