Description of Research Expertise:
I have interests in the following research areas: polycystic kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy, sensitization due to transplant nephrectomy, recurrent lupus nephritis after kidney transplantation, and BK infection after kidney transplantation
Goral S, Prak EL, Kearns J, Bloom R, Pierce E, Doyle A, Grossman R, Naji A: Preformed Donor-Directed Anti-HLA-DP Antibodies May Be an Impediment to Successful Kidney Transplantation. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 23 (1): 390-392,2008.
Trofe-Clark J, Reese PP, Patel HJ, Jakobowski D, Goral S, Doll SL, Abt PL: Efficacy and safety of extended-duration inpatient-to-outpatient rabbit antithymocyte globulin induction in de novo kidney transplant recipients: 6-month outcomes.
Transplantation 94 (5): 506-12,2012.
Karuturi M, Shah N, Frank D, Fasan O, Reshef R, Ahya VN, Bromberg M, Faust T, Goral S, Schuster SJ, Stadtmauer EA: Plasmacytic post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder: a case series of nine patients.
Transpl Int. Jun;26(6):616-22
Goral S, Brukamp K, Ticehurst EH, Abt PL, Bloom RD, Kearns J, Constantinescu S, Kamoun M: Transplant nephrectomy: histologic findings—a single center study.
American Journal of Nephrology 40 (5): 491-8,2014.
Sawinski D, Forde KA, Trofe-Clark J, Patel P, Olivera B, Goral S: Persistent BK viremia does not increase intermediate-term graft loss but is associated with de novo donor-specific antibodies.
J Am Soc Nephrol (JASN) 26 (4): 966-75,2015.
Van Buren PN, Lewis JB, Dwyer JP, Greene T, Middleton J, Sika M, Umanath K, Abraham JD, Arfeen SS, Bowline IG, Chernin G, Fadem SZ, Goral S, Koury M, Sinsakul MV: The Phosphate Binder Ferric Citrate and Mineral Metabolism and Inflammatory Markers in Maintenance Dialysis Patients: Results From Prespecified Analyses of a Randomized Clinical Trial. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 66 (3): 479-88,2015.
Sawinski D, Kaur N, Lim MA, Forde K, Goral S: "Successful treatment of hepatitis c in renal transplant recipients with direct-acting antiviral agents" American Journal of Transplantation 16(5) : 1588-95,2016.
Jalal D, McFadden M, Dwyer JP, Umanath K, Aguilar E, Yagil Y, Greco B, Sika M, Lewis JB, Greene T: Adherence rates to ferric citrate as compared to active control in patients with end stage kidney disease on dialysis. Hemodialysis International
21 (2): 243-249,2017.
Sawinsky, D: BK Infection: an Update on Diagnosis and Treatment Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 30 (2): 209-17,2015.
Sever, MS, Goral: Kidney transplantation due to medical urgency: time for reconsideration? Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 31 (9): 1376-7,2016.