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

Reese PP, Bloom RD; Feldman HI; Garg AX; Mussell A; Shults J; Silber JH: Selecting Appropriate Controls for Kidney Donors American Journal of Transplantation 15(1): 287-288, January 2015.

Stevens DS, Sawinski D, Blumberg E, Galanakis N, Bloom RD, Trofe-Clark J: Increased Risk of Breakthrough Infection among Cytomegalovirus Donor Positive/Recipient Negative Kidney Transplant Recipients Receiving Lower-dose Valganciclovir Prophylaxis. Transplant Infectious Disease (in press) 2015.

Salomon DR, Langnas AN, Reed AI, Bloom RD, Magee JC and Gaston RS for the AST/ASTS Incentives Workshop Group (IWG): AST/ASTS Workshop on Increasing Organ Donation in the United States: Creating an “arc of change” from removing disincentives to testing incentives. American Journal of Transplantation (in press) 2015.

Sawinski D, Forde KA, Eddinger K, Troxel AB, Blumberg E, Tebas P, Abt PL, Bloom RD: Superior outcomes in HIV-positive kidney transplant patients compared to HCV-infected or HIV/HCV co-infected recipients. Kidney International (in press) 2015.

Huprikar S, Danziger-Isakov L, Ahn J, Naugler S, Blumberg E, Avery RK, Koval C, Lease ED, Pillai A, Doucette KE, Levitsky J, Morris MI, Lu K, McDermott JK, Monet, OrlowskiJP, Dadhania DM, Abbott K, Horslen S, Laskin BL, Mougdil A, Venkat VL, Korenblat K, Kumar V, Grossi P, Bloom RD, Brown K, Kotton CN, and Kumar D: Solid Organ Transplantation from Hepatitis B Virus Positive Donors: Consensus Guidelines for Recipient Management. American Journal of Transplantation (in press) 2015.

Goral S, Brukamp K, Ticehurst EH, Abt PL, Bloom RD, Kearns J, Constantinescu S, Tomaszewski JE, Kamoun M: Transplant Nephrectomy: Histologic Findings-A Single Center Study. American Journal of Nephrology 40(5): 491-8, December 2014.

Sawinski D, Bloom RD: Current Status of Kidney Transplantation in HIV-infected Patients. Current Opinions in Nephrology and Hypertension 23(6): 619-24, November 2014.

Sarnak MJ, Bloom RD, Muntner P, Rahman M, Saland JM, Wilson P, Fried L: KDOQI US Commentary on the 2013 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in CKD. American Journal of Kidney Disease S0272-6386(14): 1283-9, November 2014.

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.

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Last updated: 01/22/2015
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