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, 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 101(5), May 2017.

Lim MA, Palmer M, Trofe-Clark J, Bloom RD, Jackson A, Philogene MC, Kamoun M: Histopathologic Changes in anti-angiotensin II type 1 receptor antibody-positive kidney transplant recipients with acute rejection and no donor specific HLA antibody. Human Immunology 78(4): 350-356, April 2017.

Goldberg DS, Abt PL, Blumberg E, Van Deerlin VM, Levine M, Reddy KR, Bloom RD, Nazarian SM, Sawinski D, Porrett P, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Farooqi M, Gentile C, Smith J, Reese PP: Transplanting hepatitis-C infected kidneys into uninfected recipients. New England Journal of Medicine April 2017.

Reese PP, Bloom RD, Trofe-Clark J, Mussell A, Leidy D, Levsky S, Zhu J, Lin Y, Wang W, Troxel A, Feldman HI, Volpp K: Automated Reminders and Physician Notification to Promote Immunosuppression Adherence among Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Randomized Trial. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 69(3): 400-409, March 2017.

Rossidis A, Lim MA, Palmer M, Levine MH, Naji A, Bloom RD, Abt PL: Kidney Transplantation from a Donor with Sickle Cell Disease. American Journal of Transplantation 17(2): 569-571, February 2017.

Choudhury RA, Reese PP, Goldberg DS, Bloom RD, Sawinski DL, Abt PL: A Paired Kidney Analysis of Multiorgan Transplantation: Implications for Allograft Survival. Transplantation 101(2): 368-376. February 2017.

Lim MA, Kohli J, Bloom RD: Immunosuppression for Kidney Transplantation: Where are we now and where are we going? Transplantation Reviews 31(1): 10-17, January 2017.

Bloom RD, Bromberg JS, Poggio E, Bunnapradist S, Langone A, Sood P, Matas A, Mehta S, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan S, Cohen D, Hiller D, Prasad P, Woodward R, Grskovic M, Sninsky J, Yee JP and Brennan DC: Cell-free DNA and Active Rejection in Kidney Allografts. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (in press) 2017.

Bromberg JS, Brennan DC, Poggio E, Bunnapradist S, Langone A, Sood P, Matas AJ, Mannon RB, Mehta S, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan SC, Cohen DJ, Zaky ZS, Hiller D, Woodward RN, Grskovic M, Sninsky JJ, Yee JP, and Bloom RD : Biological Variation of Donor-derived Cell-free DNA in Renal Transplant Recipients: Clinical Implications Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine (in press) 2017.

Bromberg JS, Brennan DC, Poggio E, Bunnapradist S, Langone A, Sood P, Matas AJ, Mehta S, Sharfuddin A, Fischbach B, Narayanan M, Jordan SC, Cohen DJ, Zaky ZS, Hiller D, Woodward RN, Grskovic M, Sninsky JJ, Yee JP, and Bloom RD. : Biological Variation of Donor-derived Cell-free DNA in Renal Transplant Recipients: Clinical Implications The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine (in press) 2017.

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Last updated: 06/15/2017
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