Valia Bravo-Egana

Associate Professor

Valia Bravo-Egana

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Tissue Typing

  • BA 1641


  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology University of Brasilia, 2009


  • Fellow American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, 2021

Awards & Honors

  • AU/MCG Woman Who Inspires 2023 Women in Medicine Month Campaign, 2023

  • E3 Award (Every Person, Every Encounter, Every Time) 2019

  • ASHI travel award for the 2015 American Society of Transplantation (ATS) Fellows Symposium in Transplantation Medicine. ATS, 2015

  • ASHI travel award for the 2013 International Summer School for Histocompatibility and lmmunogenetics. ASHI, 2013

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant American Diabetes Association , 2009


Selected Recent Publications

  • Humanized mouse model as a novel approach in the assessment of human allogeneic responses in organ transplantation., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • New challenges, new opportunities: Next generation sequencing and its place in theadvancement of HLA typing, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Laboratory Medicine in Transplantation, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The impact of next-generation sequencing in immunogenetics: current status and future directions, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Generation of Full-Length Class I Human Leukocyte Antigen Gene Consensus Sequences for Novel Allele Characterization, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal