Description of Research Expertise:
Peter Reese, MD, MSCE is a transplant nephrologist and epidemiologist. He cares for patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
His research focuses on: a) developing effective strategies to increase access to kidney transplantation, b) improving the process of selecting and caring for live kidney donors, c) determining outcomes of health policies on vulnerable populations with renal disease, including the elderly, and d) testing strategies to improve important health behaviors such as medication adherence. He directs Penn’s Center for Quality, Analytics and Research in Transplantation (PQART). He also chairs the Ethics Committee for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which oversees organ allocation and transplant regulation in the United States. In recognition of his contributions to transplant research, he received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in July 2012. The PECASE "recognizes and supports scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge."
In the transplant field, Dr. Reese has written specifically about the ethical implications of accepting live kidney donors with risk factors for kidney disease, live donor outcomes, the effects of organ allocation policy on vulnerable subgroups including children and the elderly, and better strategies to promote the careful use of higher-risk organs (e.g., “medically complex donors”).
Dr. Reese’s mission encompasses energetic support of talented and motivated young researchers at all stages of training. This Lab’s success reflects their creativity and efforts.
Dr. Reese's research support has included funds generously provided by:
· The National Institutes of Health
· A T. Franklin Williams Award in geriatric research (co-sponsored by the Association of Specialty Professors and the American Society of Nephrology) to examine the effects of emerging organ allocation proposals on older kidney transplant candidates
· The American Society of Transplantation to study outcomes among older live kidney donors
· A Greenwall Faculty Scholars Grant to examine the ethical implications of novel methods to increase organ donor registration
· CVS-Caremark, Merck, and Humana to test innovative strategies for improving medication adherence
Additional information about Dr. Reese’s current research can be found here: http://www.med.upenn.edu/reeselab/
Description of Content-based Expertise
Renal Epidemiology, Organ Transplantation, Ethics”
Schröppel B, Heeger PS, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Hall IE, Doshi MD, Weng FL, Reese PP, Parikh CR: Donor Urinary C5a Levels Independently Correlate With Posttransplant Delayed Graft Function Transplantation 103 (1): e29-e35,2019.
Goldberg D1,Reese PP: Risks, benefits, and ethical questions associated with transplanting kidneys from hepatitis C virus-infected donors into hepatitis C virus-negative patients Seminars in Dialysis : 2018 (epub ahead of print).
Hall IE, Akalin E, Bromberg JS, Doshi MD, Greene T, Harhay MN, Jia Y, Mansour SG, Mohan S, Muthukumar T, Reese PP, Schröppel B, Singh P13 Thiessen-Philbrook HR, Weng FL14 Parikh CR: Deceased-donor acute kidney injury is not associated with kidney allograft failure Kidney International : 2018 (epub ahead of print).
Hanson CS, Sautenet B, Craig JC, Chapman JR, Knoll G, Reese PP, Tong A: Informative for Decision-making? The Spectrum and Consistency of Outcomes Following Living Kidney Donation Reported in Trials and Observational Studies Transplantion : 2018 (epub ahead of print).
Reese PP1, Allen MB, Carney C, Leidy D, Levsky S, Pendse R, Mussell AS, Bermudez F, Keddem S, Thiessen C, Rodrigue JR, Emanuel EJ: Outcomes for individuals turned down for living kidney donation Clinical Transplantation 32 (12): e13408,2018.
Mansour SG, Hall IE, Reese PP, Jia Y1, Thiessen-Philbrook H1, Moeckel G, Weng FL, Revelo MP, Khalighi MA, Trivedi A, Doshi MD, Schröppel B, Parikh CR: Reliability of deceased-donor procurement kidney biopsy images uploaded in United Network for Organ Sharing Clinical Transplantation 32 (12): e13441,2018.
Sautenet B1, Tong A, Chapman JR, Warrens AN, Rosenbloom D, Wong G, Jill J, Budde K, Rostaing L, Marson L, Josephson MA, Reese PP, Pruett TL, Evangelidis N, Craig JC: Range and consistency of outcomes reported in randomized trials conducted in kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review Transplantation 102 (12): 2065-2071,2018.
Suarez J, Cohen JB, Potluri V, Yang W, Kaplan DE, Serper M, Shah SP, Reese PP: Racial Disparities in Nephrology Consultation and Disease Progression among Veterans with CKD: An Observational Cohort Study Journal of American Society of Nephrology 29 (10): 2563-2573,2018.
Shelton BA, Sawinski D, Linas BP, Reese PP, Mustian M, Hungerpiller M, Reed RD, MacLennan PA, Locke JE: Population level outcomes and cost-effectiveness of Hepatitis C treatment pre versus post kidney transplant American Journal of Transplantation 18 (10): 2483-2495,2018.
Harhay MN, Xie D, Zhang X, Hsu CY, Vittinghoff E, Go AS, Sozio SM, Blumenthal J, Seliger S, Chen J, Deo R, Dobre M, Akkina S, Reese PP, Lash JP, Yaffe K, Tamura MK; CRIC Study Investigators: Cognitive Impairment in Non-Dialysis-Dependent CKD and the Transition to Dialysis: Findings From the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study American Journal of Kidney Disease 72 (4): 499-508,2018.