Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Abdominal Transplantation
Baylor College of Medicine
Assistant Director, Immune Evaluation Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine


BS from University of California Santa Barbara
PhD from University of California Los Angeles
Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Clinical Fellowship at Albany Medical College


Board Certified

Professional Interests

  • Anti-HLA antibodies
  • Bone marrow transplant outcomes
  • Function of microRNA in lymphocytes

Professional Statement

Dr. Peter Jindra specializes in Transplant Diagnostic Testing and is the Assistant Laboratory Director in the Immune Evaluation Laboratory at BCM. He is certified by the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics. His research interests include the role of anti-HLA antibodies in transplant rejection, the effect of single nucleotide polymorphisms on bone marrow transplant outcomes, the expression and function of microRNA in lymphocytes and murine models of transplantation.

Selected Publications

  • Jindra PT, Bagley J, Godwin JG, Iacomini J. "Costimulation-dependent expression of microRNA-214 increases the ability of T cells to proliferate by targeting Pten." J Immunol. 2010
  • Jindra PT, Tripathi S, Tian C, Iacomini J, Bagley. "Tolerance to MHC class II disparate allografts through genetic modification of bone marrow." Gene Ther. 2012
  • Tian C, Yuan X, Jindra PT, Bagley J, Sayegh MH, Iacomini J.. "Induction of transplantation tolerance to fully mismatched cardiac allografts by T cell mediated delivery of alloantigen." Clin Immunol. 2010
  • Jindra PT, Jin YP, Jacamo R, Rozengurt E, Reed EF. "MHC class I and integrin ligation induce ERK activation via an mTORC2 dependent pathway." Biochem Biophys Res Commu. 2008
  • Jindra PT, Jin YP, Rozengurt E, Reed EF. "HLA Class I Antibody-Mediated Endothelial Cell Proliferation via the mTOR Pathway." J Immunol. 2008


American Society of Transplantation
American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics