Dr. Maltzman graduated with a BS in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology then completed an MD and a PhD in Immunology from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1997. He trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago. He then moved back to Penn to complete his nephrology fellowship and post-doctoral fellowship. Dr Maltzman joined the faculty at Penn in 2005. In 2015, he was recruited to Stanford University and the Palo Alto VA Medical Center where he is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Basic Research in the Nephrology Division.
Dr Maltzman is a physician-scientist whose academic interest is focused on understanding immune responses in transplantation. His laboratory has been a pioneer in the use of conditional gene expression to study signal transduction in memory T lymphocytes and regulatory T cells. He has more recently developed an interest the interplay between infection and transplantation with ongoing projects to understand the T responses to CMV and BK virus in solid organ transplant recipients. He has co-authored greater than 50 original scientific articles, editorials, review articles and book chapters. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and the American Society of Transplantation. In 2012, Dr Maltzman was elected into the American Society of Clinical Investigation and was the recipient the AST Basic Science Career Development Award.