Penn Transplant Institute

Liver Transplant Research and Clinical Trials

Penn's active research and clinical trials provide additional resources for liver transplant patients. See below for liver clinical trials conducted at Penn.

Effects of Rapamycin on Gene Expression and Biomarkers Associated with Aging
Penn Transplant Biobank and Registry (BioTip)
A2ALL-2: Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplant Cohort Study
  • Investigator: Kim Olthoff, MD
Clinical, immunologic and pharmacologic consequences of liver transplantation in people with HIV infection
  • Investigator: Kim Olthoff, MD
Safety and efficacy study of N-acetylcysteine in the treatment of acute liver failure not caused by acetaminophen in adult patients
An observational database of patients who receive orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for hepatitis B
Comparison of HepeX-BTM, a mixture of two monoclonal antibodies, to hepatitis B immune globulin in patients who have received hepatic allografts for treatment of end-stage liver disease due to hepatitis B virus infection
Intravenous terlipressin in patients with hepatorenal syndrome type I
Predictors of Renal Dysfunction Following Liver Transplantation
Influence of Donor Hepatic Graft Histology on Liver Graft Failure
Donation After Cardiac Death Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) Protocol
The Impact of Donor Hemodynamic Events on Kidney and Liver Allograft Outcomes in Donation after Cardiac Death Donors
Pilot Study: Calcineurin Inhibitor Use on Regulatory T Cells in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients*
Solid Organ Transplant After Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT)
Genomic Analysis of Liver Cancer Recurrence After Liver Transplantation
Retrospective Analysis (Patients Who Underwent Liver Transplant for Hepatic Cellular Carcinoma at Penn)
Retrospective Analysis of Patients With Simultaneous Thoracic and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Prognostic Factors for Long Term Graft Survival in Orthotopic Liver Transplant (OLT) Patients Over the Age of 65
Evaluation of Short and Long-Term Results of Redo Liver Transplantation from 1996 to 2011: A Single Center Experience
Long Term Allograft Function and Pattern of Injury Following Discontinuation of Immunosuppression After Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
HCC Metastasis to the Adrenal Glands and Lungs Following Orthotopic Liver Transplant: Prognosis of Surgical Treatment
Graft Outcomes of Pediatric Hepatitis C Liver Transplant Recipients: Analysis of the UNOS Database

For more information about clinical trials at the Penn Transplant Institute, see Research & Clinical Trials.