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”
Puthumana J, Hall IE, Reese PP, Schröppel B, Weng FL, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Doshi MD, Rao V, Lee CG, Elias JA, Cantley LG, Parikh CR: YKL-40 Associates with Renal Recovery in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : 2016.
Tong A, Budde K, Gill J, Josephson MA, Marson L, Pruett TL, Reese PP, Rosenbloom D, Rostaing L, Warrens AN, Wong G, Craig JC, Crowe S, Harris T, Hemmelgarn B, Manns B, Tugwell P, Van Biesen W, Wheeler DC, Winkelmayer WC, Evangelidis N, Sautenet B, Howell M, Chapman JR: Standardized Outcomes in Nephrology-Transplantation: A Global Initiative to Develop a Core Outcome Set for Trials in Kidney Transplantation Transplant Direct 2 (6): e79,2016.
Choudhry RA, Reese PP, Goldberg DS, Bloom RD, Sawinski DL, Abt PL: A Paired Kidney Analysis of Multiorgan Transplantation: Implications for Allograft Survival Transplantation : 2016.
Hall IE, Reese PP, Doshi MD, Weng FL, Schroppel B, Asch WS, Ficek J, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Parikh CR: Delayed graft function phenotypes and 12-month kidney transplant outcomes Transplantation : 2016.
Doshi M, Reese PP, Hall IE,Schröppel B, Ficek J, Formica RN, Weng FL, Hazs RD, Thiessen Philbrook H, Parikh C: Utility of applying quality assessment tools for kidneys with KDPI =80 Transplantation : 2016.
Lo Re V, Gowda C, Urick PN, Halladay JT, Binkley A, Carbonari DM, Battista K, Peleckis C, Gilmore J, Roy JA, Doshi JA, Reese PP, Reddy KR, Kostman JR: Disparities in Absolute Denial of Modern Hepatitis C Therapy by Type of Insurance Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 14 (7): 1035-43,2016.
Patzer RE, Serper M, Reese PP, Przytula K, Koval R; Ladner DP, Levitsky JM, Abecassis MM, Wolf MS: Medication Understanding, Non-Adherence, and Clinical Outcomes among Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients Clinical Transplantation : 2016.
Harhay MN, Hill AS, Wang W, Even-Shoshan O, Mussell AS, Bloom RD, Feldman HI, Karlawish JH, Silber JH, Reese PP: Measures of Global Health Status on Dialysis Signal Early Rehospitalization Risk after Kidney Transplantation PLoS One 11 (6): e0156532,2016.
Aufhauser DD, Wang Z, Murken DR, Bhatti TR, Wang Y, Ge G, Redfield RR, Abt PL, Wang L, Svoronos N, Thomasson A, Reese PP, Hancock WW, Levine MH: Improved Renal Ischemia Tolerance in Females Influences Kidney Transplantation Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Investigation Journal of Clinical Investigation 126 (5): 1968-77,2016.
Cohen JB, Stephens-Shields, AJ, Denburg MR, Anderson AH, Townsend RR, Reese, PP: Obesity, Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade, and Risk of Adverse Renal Outcomes: A Population-Based Cohort Study American Journal of Nephrology 43 (6): 431-440,2016.