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.
Locke JE, Sawinski D, Reed RD, Shelton B, MacLennan PA, Kumar V, Mehta S, Mannon RB, Gaston R, Julian B, Carr JJ, Terry JG, Kilgore M, Massie AB, Segev DL, Lewis CE.: APOL1 genotyping and kidney failure risk projection for the young living kidney donor candidate. Annals of Surgery : 2017.
Eddinger KC, Cohen JB, Forde KA, Abt PL, Sawinski D.: Belatacept Compared to Tacrolimus for Kidney Transplantation: A Propensity Score Matched Cohort Study Transplantation : 2016.
Locke JE, Reed RD, Massie A, MacLennan PA, Sawinski D, Kumar V, Mehta S, Mannon RB, Gaston R, Lewis CE, Segev DL: Obesity and end-stage renal disease risk among living kidney donors Kidney International : 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, 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.
Sawinski D, Lee DH, Doyle AM and Blumberg EA: Successful Post-transplant Treatment of Hepatitis C with Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir in HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation : 2016.
Shelton BA, Mehta S, Sawinski D, Reed RD, MacLennan PA, Gustafson S, Segev DL, Locke JE.: Increased Mortality and Graft Loss with Kidney Retransplantation Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infected Recipients American Journal of 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, Gustagson S, Mehta S, Reed RD, Shelton B, MacLennan PA, Durand C, Snyder J, Salkowski N, Massie A, Sawinski D, Segev DL.: Survival Benefit of Kidney Transplantation in HIV-Infected Patients Annals of Surgery : 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.