Description of Research Expertise:
Kidney transplant outcomes, Post-transplant diabetes mellitus, hepatitis C in kidney transplantation
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.
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. American Journal of Transplantation 16 ((5)): 1588-95,2016.
Lim MA, Kohl J, Bloom RD: Immunosuppression for Kidney Transplantation: Where are we now and where are we going? Transplantation Reviews : 2016.
Cohen JB, Bloom RD, Reese PP, Porrett PM, Forde KM, Sawinski DL.: National Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation from Deceased Diabetic Donors Kidney International : 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.
Dienemann T, Fujii N, Li Y, Govani S, Kosaraju N, Bloom RD, Feldman HI.: Long-term Patient Survival and Kidney Allograft Survival in Post Transplant Diabetes Mellitus: A single center retrospective study. Transplant International : 2016.
Choudhury RA, Reese PP, Goldberg DS, Bloom RD, Sawinski DL, Abt PL: A Paired Kidney Analysis of Multiorgan Transplantation: Implications for Allograft Survival Transplantation : 2016.
Sawinski D, Bloom RD: Novel Hepatitis C Treatment and the Impact on Kidney Transplantation Transplantation 99 (12): 2458-66,2015.
Reese PR, Shults J, Bloom RD, Mussell A, Harhay MN, Abt P, Levine M, Johansen KL, Karlawish JT, Feldman HI: Functional status, time to transplant, and survival benefit of kidney transplantation among wait-listed candidates American Journal of Kidney Diseases 66 (5): 837-45,2015.
Sawinski D, Forde KA, Eddinger K, Troxel AB, Blumberg E, Tebas P, Abt PL, Bloom RD: Superior outcomes in HIV-positive kidney transplant patients compared to HCV-infected or HIV/HCV co-infected recipients Kidney International 88 (2): 341-9,2015.