Jin Cai, MD, PhD
Jin Cai, MD, PhD

Jin Cai, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments


  • Anesthesiology


  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • Nagata H, Nishitai R, Shirota C, Zhang JL, Koch CA, Cai J, Awwad M, Schuurman HJ, Christians U, Abe M, Baranowska-Kortylewicz J, Platt JL, Fox IJ. Prolonged survival of porcine hepatocytes in cynomolgus monkeys. PubMed PMID: 17241882.
     , Gastroenterology, 132(1), 321-9, 2007
  • Zhang JL, Cai J, Walls S, Jackson JD, Kuszynski CA, Zhao Y, Pawliuk R, Leboulch P, Fox IJ. Tolerance by selective in vivo expansion of foreign major
    histocompatibility complex-transduced autologous bone marrow. PubMed PMID: 16082332.
     , Transplantation, 80(3), 362-9, 2005
  • Zhang JL, Cai J, Jackson JD, Walls S, Kuszynski CA, Fox IJ. Competitive
    equality of donor cells expressing a disparate MHC antigen following stem
    cell-enriched bone marrow transplantation. PubMed PMID: 15912100.
     , Transplantation, 79(10), 1332-7, 2005
  • Zhang JL, Cai J, Jackson JD, Kuszynski CA, Walls S, McIvor RS, Fox IJ. Long-term transgene expression and survival of transgene-expressing grafts
    following lentivirus transduction of bone marrow side population cells. PubMed PMID: 15849539., Transplantation, 79(8), 882-8, 2005
  • Nagata H, Ito M, Cai J, Edge AS, Platt JL, Fox IJ. Treatment of cirrhosis and liver failure in rats by hepatocyte xenotransplantation. Gastroenterology.  PubMed PMID: 12557148., Gastroenterology, 124(2), 422-31, 2003
  • Jackson JD, Zhou G, Kuszynski CA, Cai J, Fox IJ. Induction of chimerism in mice using human MHC class I-mismatched Hoechst 33342 side population donor stem cells. PubMed PMID: 12588110., Cell Transplant, 11(8), 779-85, 2002
  • Cai J, Ito M, Nagata H, Westerman KA, Lafleur D, Chowdhury JR, Leboulch P, Fox IJ. Treatment of liver failure in rats with end-stage cirrhosis by transplantation of immortalized hepatocytes. PubMed PMID: 12143047., Hepatology, 36(2), 386-94, 2002
  • Cai J, Ito M, Westerman KA, Kobayashi N, Leboulch P, Fox IJ. Construction of a non-tumorigenic rat hepatocyte cell line for transplantation: reversal of hepatocyte immortalization by site-specific excision of the SV40 T antigen. J PubMed PMID: 11097476., Hepatology, 33(5), 701-8, 2000
  • Kobayashi N, Ito M, Nakamura J, Cai J, Gao C, Hammel JM, Fox IJ. Hepatocyte transplantation in rats with decompensated cirrhosis. PubMed PMID: 10733539., Hepatology, 31(4), 851-7, 2000
  • Kobayashi N, Fujiwara T, Westerman KA, Inoue Y, Sakaguchi M, Noguchi M, Miyazaki M, Cai J, Tanaka N,Fox IJ, Leboulch P. Prevention of Acute Liver Failure in Rats with Reversibly Immortalized Human Hepatocytes DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5456.1258, Science, 287(5456), 1258-1262, 2000


  • Cai, J and Ellis S. Upper Airway Obstruction Secondary to Severe Edema Besides Mechanical Factors in A Geriatric Patient with A Massive Thyroid Goiter:  A Case Report.  Poster presentation, ASA 2008
     , 2008
  • Cai J, G Zhous, JD, Jackson, CA, Kuszynski, S. Walls, Rs McIvor, IJ. Fox.  Comparison of VSV-G-pseudotyped Lentivirus and Retrovirus Transduction of Highly Enriched Mouse Hemopoietic Stem Cells.  The 4th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy.  Seattle, Washington, 2001
     , 2001
  • Cai j, M ITO, C Gao, D LaFleur, IJ Fox.  Reversibly Immortalized Hepatocytes Function as well as Primary Hepatocytes to Treat Hepatic Encephalopathy.  The Joint American Transplant Meeting.  Chicago, IL. 2001
     , 2001
  • Kobayashi N, Ito M, Nakamura J, Cai J, Cao C, Hammel JM. Fox IJ, The role of hepatocyte transplantation to treat chronic liver failure.  Transplant Proc.  2000 Nov 32(7): 2267-8
     , 2000
  • Ito M, LaFleur D, Gao C, Cai J, Fox IJ.  Engraftment and function of allogeneic hepatocytes in cirrhotic rates does not require immunosuppression.  American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Chicago, IL.  2000 Transplantation, 2000
  • Cai j, LaFleur D, Fox IJ. Second generation reversibly immortalized hepatocytes reverse hepatic encephalopathy.  XVIII International Congress of the Transplantation Society.  Rome, Italy.  2000
     , 2000