Roy Dennis Bloom

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Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19104-6144
Office: (215) 662-4643
Fax: (215) 615-0349
Education:
BSc (Physiology and Biochemistry)
University of Witwatersrand, 1980.
M.B.B.Ch.
University of Witwatersrand, 1983.
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Description of Research Expertise

Kidney transplant outcomes, Post-transplant diabetes mellitus, hepatitis C in kidney transplantation

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Bloom engages in clinical outcomes research, particularly pertaining to hepatitis C, transplant associated hyperglycemia and combined liver-kidney transplantation. He also has an active interest in immunosuppressive drug trials, both investigator-initiated and biopharmaceutical-initiated multicenter studies.

Selected Publications

Sawinski D, Bloom RD: Medical Transplant Fellowships. Textbook of Organ Transplantation. Kirk AD (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, (in press), October 2014.

Reese PP, Bloom RD, Feldman HI, Rosenbaum P, Wang W, Saynisch P, Tarsi NM, Mukherjee N, Garg AX, Mussell A, Shults J, Even-Shoshan O, Townsend RR, Silber JH: Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease among Older Live Kidney Donors. American Journal of Transplantation 14(8): 1853-61, August 2014.

Reese PP, Bloom RD, Shults J, Thomasson A, Mussell A, Rosas SE, Johansen KL, Abt P, Levine M, Caplan A, Feldman HI, Karlawish J. : Functional status and survival after kidney transplantation. Transplantation 97(2): 189-95, January 2014.

Sawinski, Forde K, Trofe-Clark J, Patel P, Olivera B, Goral S and Bloom RD.: Persistent BK Viremia Does Not Increase Intermediate-Term Graft Loss But is Associated with De Novo Donor Specific Antibodies Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (in press) 2014.

Potluri V, Nair Harhay M, Wilson FP, Bloom RD, Reese PP: Kidney Transplant Outcomes among Prior Living Organ Donors with End-stage Renal Disease Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (in press) 2014.

Sawinski D, Bloom RD: Current Status of Kidney Transplantation in HIV-infected Patients. Current Opinions in Nephrology and Hypertension (in press) 2014.

Reese PP, Bloom RD; Feldman HI; Garg AX; Mussell A; Shults J; Silber JH: Selecting Appropriate Controls for Kidney Donors American Journal of Transplantation (in press) 2014.

Nair M; Lind E; Pai A; M. Harhay O; Huverserian A; Mussell A; Abt P; Levine M; Bloom R; Shea JA; Troxel AB; Reese PP: Early Rehospitalization after Kidney Transplantation: Assessing Preventability and Prognosis. American Journal of Transplantation 13(12): 3164-72, December 2013.

Bloom RD, Trofe-Clark J, Wiland A, Alloway RR: A randomized, crossover pharmacokinetic study comparing generic tacrolimus versus the reference formulation in subpopulations of kidney transplant patients. Clinical Transplantation 27(6): E685-93, November/December 2013.

Bloom RD: KDIGO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease. ASN Kidney News 5(4), April 2013.

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Last updated: 09/26/2014
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