Description of Research Expertise:
Dr. Sawinski's research interests include the effects of immunomodulatory viruses such as HCV, HIV,and BK on renal transplantation and the development of renal disease in other solid organ transplant recipients.
Sawinski D, Patel N, Appolo B, Bloom RD: Use of HCV+ donors does not affect HCV clearance with directly acting antiviral therapy but shortens the wait time to kidney transplantation Transplantation : 2016.
Deirdre Sawinski, Dong H Lee, Alden M Doyle and Emily A Blumberg: Successful Post-transplant Treatment of Hepatitis C with Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir in HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation : 2016.
Deirdre Sawinski and Jennifer Trofe-Clark: BK viremia and development of de novo DSA in renal transplant recipients Clinical Transplants : 2016.
Locke JE, Shelton B, Reed R, MacLennan PA, Mehta S, Sawinski D, Segev DL.: Identification of Optimal Donor-Recipient Combinations among HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients American Journal of Transplantation : 2016.
Locke JE, Shelton B, Reed R, MacLennan PA, Mehta S, Sawinski D, Segev DL.: Identification of Optimal Donor-Recipient Combinations among HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients. American Journal of Transplantation : 2016.
Sawinski D, Trofe-Clark J, Leas B, Uhl S, Tuteja S, Kaczmarek JL, French B, Umscheid CA: Calcineurin Inhibitor Minimization, Conversion, Withdrawal, and Avoidance Strategies in Renal Transplantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis American Journal of Transplantation : 2016.
Choudhury R, Reese PR, Goldberg D, Bloom RD, Sawinski D, Abt PL.: A Paired Kidney Analysis of Multi-Organ Transplantation: Implications For Allograft Survival. Transplantation : 2016.
Cohen J, Bloom RD, Reese PP, Porrett P, Forde K, Sawinski D: National Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation from Deceased Diabetic Donors Kidney International : 2015.
Sawinski D, Kaur N, Ajeti A, Trofe-Clark J, Lim M, Bleicher M, Goral S, Forde KA and Bloom RD.: Successful treatment of Hepatitis C in renal transplant recipients with direct-acting antiviral agents. Accepted, American Journal of Transplantation American Journal of Transplantation epub : 2015.
Sawinski D, Goldberg D, Blumberg E Abt P, Bloom RD, Forde K: Beyond the NIH Multicenter HIV Transplant Trial Experience: Outcomes of HIV+ liver transplant recipients compared to HCV+ or HIV+/HCV+ co-infected recipients in the United States Clinical Infectious Diseases 61 (7): 1054-62,2015.