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Emily A. Blumberg, MD

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3 Silverstein, Suite E
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
A.B. (History)
Princeton University, 1977.
M.D.
New York University, 1981.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL, 1981-1982.
Resident in Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL, 1982-1984.
Clinical Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1984-1985.
Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1985-1987.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), 1986.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases recertification), 2013.
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Description of Research Expertise

Infections in transplant recipients, Transplantation in HIV infected patients, Antiviral therapies in transplant recipients, Donor derived infections

Description of Clinical Expertise

infections in transplant recipients

Selected Publications

Longworth SA, Vinnard C, Lee I, Sims KD, Barton TD, Blumberg EA. : Risk factors for nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in solid organ transplant recipients: a case control study. Transplant Infectious Diseases. 16: 76-83, 2014.

Kaul DR, Covington S, Taranto S, Green M, Lyon GM, Kusne S, Miller RA, Blumberg EA: Solid Organ Transplant Donors With Central Nervous System Infection. Transplantation 98: 666-70, 2014.

Ragni, M V. Devera, M E. Roland, M E. Wong, M. Stosor, V. Sherman, K E. Hardy, D. Blumberg, E. Fung, J. Barin, B. Stablein, D. Stock, P G.: Liver transplant outcomes in HIV+ haemophilic men. Haemophilia 19(1): 134-40, Jan 2013.

Karuthu Shamila, Blumberg Emily A: Common infections in kidney transplant recipients. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 7(12): 2058-70, Dec 2012.

Winston, D J. Saliba, F. Blumberg, E. Abouljoud, M. Garcia-Diaz, J B. Goss, J A. Clough, L. Avery, R. Limaye, A P. Ericzon, B G. Navasa, M. Troisi, R I. Chen, H. Villano, S A. Uknis, M E. 1263-301 Clinical Study Group.: Efficacy and safety of maribavir dosed at 100 mg orally twice daily for the prevention of cytomegalovirus disease in liver transplant recipients: a randomized, double-blind, multicenter controlled trial.[Erratum appears in Am J Transplant. 2013 Feb;13(2):529] American Journal of Transplantation 12(11): 3021-30, Nov 2012.

Ariza-Heredia, E J. Patel, R. Blumberg, E A. Walker, R C. Lewis, R. Evans, J. Sankar, A. Willliams, M D. Rogers, J. Milano, C. Razonable, R R.: Outcomes of transplantation using organs from a donor infected with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing K. pneumoniae. Transplant Infectious Disease 14(3): 229-36, Jun 2012.

McClelland Collin M, Wolf Ronald L, Rassekh Christopher H, Blumberg Emily A, Grady M Sean, Livolsi Virginia A, Liu Grant T: Monocular vision loss and headache in a 60-year-old liver transplant patient. Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society 32(2): 167-71, Jun 2012.

Blyth D, Lee I, Sims KD, Gasink LB, Barton TD, Van Deerlin VM, Pfeiffenberger P, Blumberg EA: Risk factors and clinical outcomes of cytomegalovirus disease occurring more than one year post solid organ transplantation. Transplant infectious disease 14(2): 149-55, Apr 2012.

Lee Ingi, Localio Russell, Brensinger Colleen M, Blumberg Emily A, Lautenbach Ebbing, Gasink Leanne, Amorosa Valerianna K, Lo Re Vincent: Decreased post-transplant survival among heart transplant recipients with pre-transplant hepatitis C virus positivity. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 30(11): 1266-74, Nov 2011.

Reese Peter P, Halpern Scott D, Asch David A, Bloom Roy, Nathan Howard, Hasz Richard, Roth Joseph, Reitsma William, Krefski Louis, Goerlitz Fred, DeLauro Gina, Blumberg Emily, Weng Francis L, Caplan Arthur, Thomasson Arwin, Shults Justine, Feldman Harold I: Longer-term outcomes after kidney transplantation from seronegative deceased donors at increased risk for blood-borne viral infection. Transplantation 91(11): 1211-7, Jun 2011.

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