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Publications

2020

A CRISPR-based assay for the detection of opportunistic infections post-transplantation and for the monitoring of transplant rejection

Kaminski, M. M., Alcantar, M. A., Lape, I. T., Greensmith, R., Huske, A. C., Valeri, J. A., Marty, F. M., Klämbt, V., Azzi, J., Akalin, E., Riella, L. V. & Collins, J. J., Jun 1 2020, In : Nature Biomedical Engineering. 4, 6, p. 601-609 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessment of Organ Quality in Kidney Transplantation by Molecular Analysis and Why It May Not Have Been Achieved, Yet

von Moos, S., Akalin, E., Mas, V. & Mueller, T. F., May 12 2020, In : Frontiers in immunology. 11, 833.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

COVID-19 and kidney transplantation

Akalin, E., Azzi, Y., Bartash, R., Seethamraju, H., Parides, M., Hemmige, V., Ross, M., Forest, S., Goldstein, Y. D., Ajaimy, M., Liriano-Ward, L., Pynadath, C., Loarte-Campos, P., Nandigam, P. B., Graham, J., Le, M., Rocca, J. & Kinkhabwala, M., Jun 18 2020, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 382, 25

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Preoperative C-Peptide Predicts Weight Gain After Pancreas Transplantation

Torabi, J., Rocca, J. P., Kestenbaum, E., Ajaimy, M., DeFeo, M., Konicki, A., Liriano-Ward, L. E., Azzi, Y., Pynadath, C., Akalin, E., Kinkhabwala, M. & Graham, J. A., Jun 1 2020, In : Progress in Transplantation. 30, 2, p. 117-124 8 p.

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Recurrence of FSGS after kidney transplantation in adults

Uffing, A., Pérez-Sáez, M. J., Mazzali, M., Manfro, R. C., Bauer, A. C., Drumond, F. D. S., O’shaughnessy, M. M., Cheng, X. S., Chin, K. K., Ventura, C. G., Agena, F., David-Neto, E., Mansur, J. B., Kirsztajn, G. M., Tedesco-Silva, H., Neto, G. M. V., Arias-Cabrales, C., Buxeda, A., Bugnazet, M., Jouve, T. & 16 others, Malvezzi, P., Akalin, E., Alani, O., Agrawal, N., La Manna, G., Comai, G., Bini, C., Muhsin, S. A., Riella, M. C., Hokazono, S. R., Farouk, S. S., Haverly, M., Mothi, S. S., Berger, S. P., Cravedi, P. & Riella, L. V., Feb 7 2020, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 15, 2, p. 247-256 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Banff 2019 Kidney Meeting Report (I): Updates on and clarification of criteria for T cell– and antibody-mediated rejection

Loupy, A., Haas, M., Roufosse, C., Naesens, M., Adam, B., Afrouzian, M., Akalin, E., Alachkar, N., Bagnasco, S., Becker, J. U., Cornell, L. D., Clahsen-van Groningen, M. C., Demetris, A. J., Dragun, D., Duong van Huyen, J. P., Farris, A. B., Fogo, A. B., Gibson, I. W., Glotz, D., Gueguen, J. & 25 others, Kikic, Z., Kozakowski, N., Kraus, E., Lefaucheur, C., Liapis, H., Mannon, R. B., Montgomery, R. A., Nankivell, B. J., Nickeleit, V., Nickerson, P., Rabant, M., Racusen, L., Randhawa, P., Robin, B., Rosales, I. A., Sapir-Pichhadze, R., Schinstock, C. A., Seron, D., Singh, H. K., Smith, R. N., Stegall, M. D., Zeevi, A., Solez, K., Colvin, R. B. & Mengel, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The use of LCP-Tacrolimus (Envarsus XR) in simultaneous pancreas and kidney (SPK) transplant recipients

Torabi, J., Konicki, A., Rocca, J. P., Ajaimy, M., Campbell, A., Azzi, Y., Pynadath, C., Liriano-Ward, L. E., Akalin, E., Kinkhabwala, M. & Graham, J. A., Apr 2020, In : American Journal of Surgery. 219, 4, p. 583-586 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urine Injury Biomarkers Are Not Associated with Kidney Transplant Failure

Koyawala, N., Reese, P. P., Hall, I. E., Jia, Y., Thiessen-Philbrook, H. R., Mansour, S. G., Doshi, M. D., Akalin, E., Bromberg, J. S., Harhay, M. N., Mohan, S., Muthukumar, T., Schröppel, B., Singh, P., Weng, F. L. & Parikh, C. R., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Transplantation. p. 1272-1279 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Deceased-donor acute kidney injury is not associated with kidney allograft failure

Hall, I. E., Akalin, E., Bromberg, J. S., Doshi, M. D., Greene, T., Harhay, M. N., Jia, Y., Mansour, S. G., Mohan, S., Muthukumar, T., Reese, P. P., Schröppel, B., Singh, P., Thiessen-Philbrook, H. R., Weng, F. L. & Parikh, C. R., Jan 2019, In : Kidney international. 95, 1, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Peritransplant eculizumab does not prevent delayed graft function in deceased donor kidney transplant recipients: Results of two randomized controlled pilot trials

Schröppel, B., Akalin, E., Baweja, M., Bloom, R. D., Florman, S., Goldstein, M., Haydel, B., Hricik, D. E., Kulkarni, S., Levine, M., Mehrotra, A., Patel, A., Poggio, E. D., Ratner, L., Shapiro, R. & Heeger, P. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Preformed Donor-specific Antibodies Against HLA Class II and Graft Outcomes in Deceased-donor Kidney Transplantation

Uffing, A., Hidalgo, L. G., McMullan, C., Perry, J., Milford, E. L., Murakami, N., Yeung, M. Y., Guleria, I., Wood, I. G., Akalin, E., Azzi, J., Chandraker, A. K. & Riella, L. V., May 1 2019, In : Transplantation Direct. 5, 5, e446.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The authors reply

Hall, I. E., Jia, Y., Thiessen-Philbrook, H. R., Greene, T., Parikh, C. R., Akalin, E., Bromberg, J. S., Doshi, M. D., Harhay, M. N., Mansour, S. G., Mohan, S., Muthukumar, T., Reese, P. P., Schröppel, B., Singh, P. & Weng, F. L., Aug 2019, In : Kidney international. 96, 2, p. 520-521 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Young donors with severe acute kidney injury offer an opportunity to expand the donor pool

Torabi, J., Graham, J. A., Choinski, K., Suresh, S., Chokechanachaisakul, A., Ajaimy, M., Kamal, L., Akalin, E., Kinkhabwala, M., Greenstein, S. M. & Rocca, J. P., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2018

A large, international study on post-transplant glomerular diseases: The TANGO project

Uffing, A., Pérez-Sáez, M. J., La Manna, G., Comai, G., Fischman, C., Farouk, S., Manfro, R. C., Bauer, A. C., Lichtenfels, B., Mansur, J. B., Tedesco-Silva, H., Kirsztajn, G. M., Manonelles, A., Bestard, O., Riella, M. C., Hokazono, S. R., Arias-Cabrales, C., David-Neto, E., Ventura, C. G., Akalin, E. & 8 others, Mohammed, O., Khankin, E. V., Safa, K., Malvezzi, P., O'Shaughnessy, M. M., Cheng, X. S., Cravedi, P. & Riella, L. V., Sep 12 2018, In : BMC Nephrology. 19, 1, 299.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

A New Treatment Option for Highly Sensitized Patients Awaiting Kidney Transplantation

Akalin, E., Apr 2018, In : American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 71, 4, p. 458-460 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Hospital readmissions in diabetic kidney transplant recipients with peripheral vascular disease

Lubetzky, M., Kamal, L., Ajaimy, M., Akalin, E. & Kayler, L., Jun 1 2018, In : Clinical Transplantation. 32, 6, e13271.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improving pancreas graft utilization through importation

Torabi, J., Rocca, J. P., Choinski, K., Lorenzen, K., Yongue, C., Lubetzsky, M. L., Herbert, M. E., Chokechanachaisakul, A., Ajaimy, M., Kamal, L., Akalin, E., Kinkhabwala, M. & Graham, J. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical Transplantation. 32, 1, e13154.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Banff 2017 Kidney Meeting Report: Revised diagnostic criteria for chronic active T cell–mediated rejection, antibody-mediated rejection, and prospects for integrative endpoints for next-generation clinical trials

Haas, M., Loupy, A., Lefaucheur, C., Roufosse, C., Glotz, D., Seron, D., Nankivell, B. J., Halloran, P. F., Colvin, R. B., Akalin, E., Alachkar, N., Bagnasco, S., Bouatou, Y., Becker, J. U., Cornell, L. D., van Huyen, J. P. D., Gibson, I. W., Kraus, E. S., Mannon, R. B., Naesens, M. & 9 others, Nickeleit, V., Nickerson, P., Segev, D. L., Singh, H. K., Stegall, M., Randhawa, P., Racusen, L., Solez, K. & Mengel, M., Feb 1 2018, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 18, 2, p. 293-307 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

228 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of DNA Methylation on Progression to Interstitial Fibrosis and Tubular Atrophy in Renal Allograft Biopsies: A Multi-Omics Approach

Bontha, S. V., Maluf, D. G., Archer, K. J., Dumur, C. I., Dozmorov, M. G., King, A. L., Akalin, E., Mueller, T. F., Gallon, L. & Mas, V. R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Real Time Central Assessment of Kidney Transplant Indication Biopsies by Microarrays: The INTERCOMEX Study

Halloran, P. F., Reeve, J., Akalin, E., Aubert, O., Bohmig, G. A., Brennan, D., Bromberg, J., Einecke, G., Eskandary, F., Gosset, C., Duong Van Huyen, J. P., Gupta, G., Lefaucheur, C., Malone, A., Mannon, R. B., Seron, D., Sellares, J., Weir, M. & Loupy, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Safety and Efficacy of Treatment of Hepatitis C in Kidney Transplant Recipients with Directly Acting Antiviral Agents

Lubetzky, M., Chun, S., Joelson, A., Coco, M., Kamal, L., Ajaimy, M., Gaglio, P. J., Akalin, E. & De Boccardo, G., Jul 1 2017, In : Transplantation. 101, 7, p. 1704-1710 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

The Banff 2015 Kidney Meeting Report: Current Challenges in Rejection Classification and Prospects for Adopting Molecular Pathology

Loupy, A., Haas, M., Solez, K., Racusen, L., Glotz, D., Seron, D., Nankivell, B. J., Colvin, R. B., Afrouzian, M., Akalin, E., Alachkar, N., Bagnasco, S., Becker, J. U., Cornell, L., Drachenberg, C., Dragun, D., de Kort, H., Gibson, I. W., Kraus, E. S., Lefaucheur, C. & 17 others, Legendre, C., Liapis, H., Muthukumar, T., Nickeleit, V., Orandi, B., Park, W., Rabant, M., Randhawa, P., Reed, E. F., Roufosse, C., Seshan, S. V., Sis, B., Singh, H. K., Schinstock, C., Tambur, A., Zeevi, A. & Mengel, M., Jan 1 2017, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 17, 1, p. 28-41 14 p.

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243 Scopus citations
2016

Clinical and molecular significance of microvascular inflammation in transplant kidney biopsies

Gupta, A., Broin, P., Bao, Y., Pullman, J., Kamal, L., Ajaimy, M., Lubetzky, M., Colovai, A., Schwartz, D., De Boccardo, G., Golden, A. & Akalin, E., Jan 1 2016, In : Kidney international. 89, 1, p. 217-225 9 p.

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31 Scopus citations

Increased access to transplantation of highly sensitized patients under the new kidney allocation system. A single center experience

Colovai, A. I., Ajaimy, M., Kamal, L. G., Masiakos, P., Chan, S., Savchik, C., Lubetzky, M., de Boccardo, G., Courson, A., Chokechanachaisakul, A., Graham, J. A., Greenstein, S. M., Kinkhabwala, M., Rocca, J. P. & Akalin, E., Oct 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Human Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Pregnancy in sensitized kidney transplant recipients: a single-center experience

Ajaimy, M., Lubetzky, M., Jones, T., Kamal, L., Colovai, A., de Boccardo, G. & Akalin, E., Jul 1 2016, In : Clinical Transplantation. 30, 7, p. 791-795 5 p.

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3 Scopus citations

The prevalence and clinical significance of C1q-binding donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies early and late after kidney transplantation

Calp-Inal, S., Ajaimy, M., Melamed, M. L., Savchik, C., Masiakos, P., Colovai, A. & Akalin, E., Jan 1 2016, In : Kidney international. 89, 1, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2015

Clinical, Histological, and Molecular Markers Associated With Allograft Loss in Transplant Glomerulopathy Patients

Kamal, L., Broin, P., Bao, Y., Ajaimy, M., Lubetzky, M., Gupta, A., de Boccardo, G., Pullman, J. M., Golden, A. & Akalin, E., Sep 1 2015, In : Transplantation. 99, 9, p. 1912-1918 7 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Kidney transplantation in patients with severe preoperative hypertension

Ajaimy, M., Lubetzky, M., Kamal, L., Gupta, A., Dunn, C., de Boccardo, G., Akalin, E. & Kayler, L., Sep 1 2015, In : Clinical Transplantation. 29, 9, p. 781-785 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Kidney transplant complications from undiagnosed benign prostatic hypertrophy

Lubetzky, M., Ajaimy, M., Kamal, L., de Boccardo, G., Akalin, E. & Kayler, L., Jun 1 2015, In : Clinical Transplantation. 29, 6, p. 539-542 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations
2014

A pathogenesis-based transcript signature in donor-specific antibody-positive kidney transplant patients with normal biopsies

Broin, P. O., Hayde, N., Bao, Y., Ye, B., Calder, B., de Boccardo, G., Lubetzky, M., Ajaimy, M., Pullman, J., Colovai, A., Akalin, E. & Golden, A. A. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Genomics Data. 2, p. 357-360 4 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Efficacy of levofloxacin in the treatment of BK viremia: A multicenter, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Lee, B. T., Gabardi, S., Grafals, M., Hofmann, R. M., Akalin, E., Aljanabi, A., Mandelbrot, D. A., Adey, D. B., Heher, E., Fan, P. Y., Conte, S., Dyer-Ward, C. & Chandraker, A., Mar 7 2014, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 9, 3, p. 583-589 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Genomics of BK viremia in kidney transplant recipients

Lubetzky, M., Bao, Y., Ó Broin, P., Marfo, K., Ajaimy, M., Aljanabi, A., De Boccardo, G., Golden, A. & Akalin, E., Feb 27 2014, In : Transplantation. 97, 4, p. 451-456 6 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Increased intragraft rejection-associated gene transcripts in patients with donor-specific antibodies and normal biopsies

Hayde, N., Broin, P. Ó., Bao, Y., De Boccardo, G., Lubetzky, M., Ajaimy, M., Pullman, J., Colovai, A., Golden, A. A. J. & Akalin, E., Sep 2014, In : Kidney international. 86, 3, p. 600-609 10 p.

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27 Scopus citations

Pretransplant immunologic risk assessment of kidney transplant recipients with donor-specific anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies

Marfo, K., Ajaimy, M., Colovai, A., Kayler, L., Greenstein, S., Lubetzky, M., Gupta, A., Kamal, L., De Boccardo, G., Masiakos, P., Kinkhabwala, M. & Akalin, E., 2014, In : Transplantation. 98, 10, p. 1082-1088 7 p.

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31 Scopus citations
2013

Campath induction in HCV and HCV/HIV-seropositive kidney transplant recipients

Vivanco, M., Friedmann, P., Xia, Y., Klair, T., Marfo, K., De Boccardo, G., Greenstein, S., Chapochnick-Friedmann, J., Kinkhabwala, M., Ajaimy, M., Lubetzky, M. L., Akalin, E. & Kayler, L. K., Oct 1 2013, In : Transplant International. 26, 10, p. 1016-1026 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Clinical outcomes after conversion from brand-name tacrolimus (Prograf) to a generic formulation in renal transplant recipients: A retrospective cohort study

Marfo, K., Aitken, S. & Akalin, E., Aug 1 2013, In : P and T. 38, 8, p. 484-488 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Reply to "defining the benefits of desensitization therapy"

Marfo, K. & Akalin, E., May 27 2013, In : Transplantation. 95, 6, p. e33-e34

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
31 Scopus citations

The clinical and molecular significance of C4d staining patterns in renal allografts

Hayde, N., Bao, Y., Pullman, J., Ye, B., Calder, B., Chung, M., Schwartz, D., Alansari, A., De Boccardo, G., Ling, M. & Akalin, E., Feb 27 2013, In : Transplantation. 95, 4, p. 580-588 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2012

Effect of high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin on anti-HLA antibodies in sensitized kidney transplant candidates

Nair, V., Sawinski, D., Akalin, E., Friedlander, R., Ebcioglu, Z., Sehgal, V., Dinavahi, R., Khaim, R., Ames, S., Lerner, S., Murphy, B., Bromberg, J. S., Heeger, P. S. & Schröppel, B., May 1 2012, In : Clinical Transplantation. 26, 3, p. E261-E268

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17 Scopus citations

Lack of effect in desensitization with intravenous immunoglobulin and rituximab in highly sensitized patients

Marfo, K., Ling, M., Bao, Y., Calder, B., Ye, B., Hayde, N., Greenstein, S., Chapochnick-Friedman, J., Glicklich, D., De Boccardo, G., Kinkhabwala, M. & Akalin, E., Aug 27 2012, In : Transplantation. 94, 4, p. 345-351 7 p.

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50 Scopus citations

Pretransplant anti-HLA-Cw and anti-HLA-DP antibodies in sensitized patients

Ling, M., Marfo, K., Masiakos, P., Aljanabi, A., Lindower, J., Glicklich, D., de Boccardo, G. D., Greenstein, S., Chapochnick-Friedmann, J., Kayler, L., Kinkhabwala, M. & Akalin, E., Sep 1 2012, In : Human Immunology. 73, 9, p. 879-883 5 p.

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27 Scopus citations
2011

Antibodies reactive to Non-HLA antigens in transplant glomerulopathy

Dinavahi, R., George, A., Tretin, A., Akalin, E., Ames, S., Bromberg, J. S., DeBoccardo, G., DiPaola, N., Lerner, S. M., Mehrotra, A., Murphy, B. T., Nadasdy, T., Paz-Artal, E., Salomon, D. R., Schröppel, B., Sehgal, V., Sachidanandam, R. & Heeger, P. S., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 22, 6, p. 1168-1178 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Desensitization protocols and their outcome

Marfo, K., Lu, A., Ling, M. & Akalin, E., Apr 1 2011, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 6, 4, p. 922-936 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

144 Scopus citations
2010

Combined liver and kidney transplantation

Papafragkakis, H., Martin, P. & Akalin, E., Jun 1 2010, In : Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. 15, 3, p. 263-268 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

26 Scopus citations