Deirdre L Sawinski

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Renal Transplantation Consultative Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Medical Director, Penn Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce St
One Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA
New York University, 1999.
MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Transplant Immunology

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Sawinski's research interests include the effects of immunomodulatory viruses such as HCV, HIV,and BK on renal transplantation and the development of renal disease in other solid organ transplant recipients.

Selected Publications

McCauley Maureen, Mussell Adam, Goldberg David, Sawinski Deirdre, Molina Rodolfo N, Tomlin Ricarda, Doshi Sahil D, Abt Peter, Bloom Roy, Blumberg Emily, Kulkarni Sanjay, Esnaola Gabriela, Shults Justine, Thiessen Carrie, Reese Peter P: Race, Risk, and Willingness of End-stage Renal Disease Patients Without Hepatitis C (HCV) to Accept an HCV-infected Kidney Transplant. Transplantation Jan 2018.

Shelton Brittany A, Sawinski Deirdre, Ray Christopher, Reed Rhiannon D, MacLennan Paul A, Blackburn Justin, Young Carlton J, Gray Stephen, Yanik Megan, Massie Allan, Segev Dorry L, Locke Jayme E: Decreasing deceased donor transplant rates among children (≤6 years) under the new kidney allocation system. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Jan 2018.

Cohen J B, Owei L, Sawinski D L, Porrett P M: Inferior long-term allograft and patient outcomes among recipients of offspring living donor kidneys. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Dec 2017.

Shelton Brittany A, Sawinski Deirdre, Mehta Shikha, Reed Rhiannon D, MacLennan Paul A, Locke Jayme E: Kidney transplantation and waitlist mortality rates among candidates registered as willing to accept a hepatitis C infected kidney. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society Dec 2017.

Sawinski D, Shelton B A, Mehta S, Reed R D, MacLennan P A, Gustafson S, Segev D L, Locke J E: Impact of Protease Inhibitor-Based Anti-Retroviral Therapy on Outcomes for HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 17(12): 3114-3122, Dec 2017.

Bromberger Bianca, Spragan Danielle, Hashmi Sohaib, Morrison Alexander, Thomasson Arwin, Nazarian Susanna, Sawinski Deirdre, Porrett Paige: Pregnancy-Induced Sensitization Promotes Sex Disparity in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 28(10): 3025-3033, Oct 2017.

Sawinski D; Forde KA, Locke JE; Cohen JB, Weldon J; Shults J; Reese PP: The effects of race and Hepatitis C co-infection on the survival of HIV+ individuals on dialysis in contemporary practice. Kidney International Oct 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Cohen Jordana B, Eddinger Kevin C, Forde Kimberly A, Abt Peter L, Sawinski Deirdre: Belatacept Compared With Tacrolimus for Kidney Transplantation: A Propensity Score Matched Cohort Study. Transplantation 101(10): 2582-2589, Oct 2017.

Sawinski Deirdre, Forde Kimberly A, Locke Jayme E, Cohen Jordana B, Weldon Joe, Shults Justine, Reese Peter P: Race but not Hepatitis C co-infection affects survival of HIVindividuals on dialysis in contemporary practice. Kidney international Oct 2017.

Sawinski D, Lim M, Cohen JC, Locke JE, Weiss B, Hogan JJ, Dember LM: Patient and Kidney Allograft Survival in Recipients with End Stage Renal Disease from Amyloidosis. Transplantation Sep 2017.

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