San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5137
San Diego, CA 92123




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

State University NY Brooklyn


Boston Children's Hospital


Boston Children's Hospital


University of Minnesota

Board Certifications

Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics




Dr. Elizabeth Ingulli specializes in the care of pediatric kidney transplant patients. Currently, she is the medial director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a professor of pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego.

Dr. Ingulli grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., and earned her medical degree from SUNY-HSC, Brooklyn. She completed her pediatric residency at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and her fellowship at the University of Minnesota, which is internationally recognized for pioneering pediatric transplantation in infants and very small children.

Dr. Ingulli has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed articles and chapters on pediatric nephrology, transplantation and basic immunology. She has been awarded multiple teaching and education honors and is the director of the pediatric nephrology fellowship training program.

She is a member of the American Society of Transplantation, the American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, International Society of Pediatric Transplant Association and the American Association of Immunologists.


Design and Methods of the Validating Injury to the Renal Transplant Using Urinary Signatures (VIRTUUS) Study in Children.
Kumar J, Contrepois K, Snyder M, Grimm PC, Moudgil A, Smith JM, Bobrowski AE, Verghese PS, Hooper D, Ingulli E, Lestz R, Weng P, Reason JL, Blydt-Hansen TD, Suthanthiran M, Keating B, Amaral S

Immunologic response of mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in adolescent kidney transplant recipients.
Crane C, Phebus E, Ingulli E

Renal Transplants Due to Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT) Have Better Graft Survival Than Non-CAKUT Controls: Analysis of Over 10,000 Patients.
Cornwell LB, Ingulli EG, Mason MD, Ewing E, Riddell JV

Clinical utility of ultra-rapid whole-genome sequencing in an infant with atypical presentation of WT1-associated nephrotic syndrome type 4.
Sanford E, Wong T, Ellsworth KA, Ingulli E, Kingsmore SF

Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing Has Clinical Utility in Children in the PICU.
Sanford EF, Clark MM, Farnaes L, Williams MR, Perry JC, Ingulli EG, Sweeney NM, Doshi A, Gold JJ, Briggs B, Bainbridge MN, Feddock M, Watkins K, Chowdhury S, Nahas SA, Dimmock DP, Kingsmore SF, Coufal NG, RCIGM Investigators.

Root cause analysis of limitations of virtual crossmatch for kidney allocation to highly-sensitized patients.
Jani V, Ingulli E, Mekeel K, Morris GP

Growth in children with chronic kidney disease: role of nutrition, growth hormone, dialysis, and steroids.
Ingulli EG, Mak RH

Principles of memory CD8 T-cells generation in relation to protective immunity.
Zanetti M, Castiglioni P, Ingulli E

Mechanism of cellular rejection in transplantation.
Ingulli E

Levetiracetam induced interstitial nephritis and renal failure.
Hurwitz KA, Ingulli EG, Krous HF

Extended-working-distance multiphoton micromanipulation microscope for deep-penetration imaging in live mice and tissue.
Makale M, McElroy M, O'Brien P, Hoffman RM, Guo S, Bouvet M, Barnes L, Ingulli E, Cheresh D

Cutting edge: antigen presentation to CD8 T cells after influenza A virus infection.
Ingulli E, Funatake C, Jacovetty EL, Zanetti M

Protection against influenza A virus by memory CD8 T cells requires reactivation by bone marrow-derived dendritic cells.
Castiglioni P, Hall de S, Jacovetty EL, Ingulli E, Zanetti M

Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis: an update.
Ahn SY, Ingulli E

Tracing tolerance and immunity in vivo by CFSE-labeling of administered cells.
Ingulli E

MHC class II deprivation impairs CD4 T cell motility and responsiveness to antigen-bearing dendritic cells in vivo.
Fischer UB, Jacovetty EL, Medeiros RB, Goudy BD, Zell T, Swanson JB, Lorenz E, Shimizu Y, Miller MJ, Khoruts A, Ingulli E

Cat-scratch disease relapse in a kidney transplant recipient.
Rheault MN, van Burik JA, Mauer M, Ingulli E, Ferrieri P, Jessurun J, Chavers BM

Phenotype and homing of CD4 tumor-specific T cells is modulated by tumor bulk.
Benigni F, Zimmermann VS, Hugues S, Caserta S, Basso V, Rivino L, Ingulli E, Malherbe L, Glaichenhaus N, Mondino A

CD4 T cell-dependent conditioning of dendritic cells to produce IL-12 results in CD8-mediated graft rejection and avoidance of tolerance.
Filatenkov AA, Jacovetty EL, Fischer UB, Curtsinger JM, Mescher MF, Ingulli E

Cyclosporine toxicity in immunosuppressed streptozotocin-diabetic nonhuman primates.
Wijkstrom M, Kirchhof N, Graham M, Ingulli E, Colvin RB, Christians U, Hering BJ, Schuurman HJ

Development of a novel transgenic mouse for the study of interactions between CD4 and CD8 T cells during graft rejection.
Ehst BD, Ingulli E, Jenkins MK

Distinct dendritic cell populations sequentially present antigen to CD4 T cells and stimulate different aspects of cell-mediated immunity.
Itano AA, McSorley SJ, Reinhardt RL, Ehst BD, Ingulli E, Rudensky AY, Jenkins MK

New frontiers: the 2002 FASEB Summer Research Conference in Transplant Immunology.
Ingulli E

The adjuvant effects of Mycobacterium tuberculosis heat shock protein 70 result from the rapid and prolonged activation of antigen-specific CD8+ T cells in vivo.
Harmala LA, Ingulli EG, Curtsinger JM, Lucido MM, Schmidt CS, Weigel BJ, Blazar BR, Mescher MF, Pennell CA

In situ analysis reveals physical interactions between CD11b+ dendritic cells and antigen-specific CD4 T cells after subcutaneous injection of antigen.
Ingulli E, Ulman DR, Lucido MM, Jenkins MK

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