Emily A. Blumberg, MD

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Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the 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.
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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

Description of Other Expertise

Transplant donors

Selected Publications

Ramadan OI, Naji A, Levine MH, Porrett PM, Dunn TB, Nazarian SM, Weinrieb RM, Kaminski M, Johnson D, Trofe-Clark J, Lorincz IS, Blumberg EA, Weikert BC, Bleicher M, Abt PL.: Kidney transplantation and donation in the transgender population: A single-institution case series. Am J Transplant 20: 2899-2904, Oct 2020.

Anesi JA, Han JH, Lautenbach E, Lee DH, Clauss H, Climaco A, Bilker WB, Hasz R, Molnar E, Alimenti D, West S, Tolomeo P, Blumberg EA; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.: Impact of deceased donor multidrug-resistant bacterial organisms on organ utilization. Am J Transplant 20: 2559-2566, Sep 2020.

Kaul DR, Vece G, Blumberg E, La Hoz RM, Ison MG, Green M, Pruett T, Nalesnik MA, Tlusty SM, Wilk AR, Wolfe CR, Michaels MG.: Ten years of donor-derived disease: A report of the disease transmission advisory committee. Am J Transplant m J Transplant, 2020.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Tamma PD, Thom KA, Blumberg EA, Alby K, Bilker WB, Werzen A, Tolomeo P, Omorogbe J, Pineles L, Han JH.: Risk factors for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales bloodstream infection among solid organ transplant recipients. Clin Infect Dis lin Infect Dis, 2020.

Kates OS, Haydel BM, Florman SS, Rana MM, Chaudhry ZS, Ramesh MS, Safa K, Kotton CN, Blumberg EA, Besharatian BD, Tanna SD, Ison MG, Malinis M, Azar MM, Rakita RM, Morillas JA, Majeed A, Sait AS, Spaggiari M, Hemmige V, Mehta SA, Neumann H, Badami A, Goldman JD, Lala A, Hemmersbach-Miller M, McCort ME, Bajrovic V, Ortiz-Bautista C, Friedman-Moraco R, Sehgal S, Lease ED, Fisher CE, Limaye AP; UW COVID-19 SOT Study Team.: COVID-19 in solid organ transplant: A multi-center cohort study. Clin Infect Dis lin Infect Dis, 2020.

Potluri VS, Goldberg DS, Mohan S, Bloom RD, Sawinski D, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Parikh CR, Sharpe J, Reddy KR, Molnar MZ, Sise M, Reese PP: National Trends in Utilization and 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys. J Am Soc Nephrol. 30: 1939-1951, Oct 2019.

Potluri VS, Goldberg DS, Mohan S, Bloom RD, Sawinski D, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Parikh CR, Sharpe J, Reddy KR, Molnar MZ, Sise M, Reese PP.: National Trends in Utilization and 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys. J Am Soc Nephrol 30: 1939-1951, Oct 2019.

Anesi JA, Blumberg EA, Han JH, Lee DH, Clauss H, Climaco A, Hasz R, Molnar E, Alimenti D, West S, Bilker WB, Tolomeo P, Lautenbach E, CDC Prevention Epicenters: Risk factors for multidrug-resistant organisms among deceased organ donors. Am J Transplant 19(9): 2468-2478, Sept 2019.

Zahid MN, Wang S, Learn GH, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Reese PP, Goldberg DS, Shaw GM, Bar KJ: High multiplicity infection following transplantation of hepatitis C virus-positive organs. J Clin Invest 129(8): 3134-3139, May 2019.

Porrett PM, Reese PP, Holzmayer V, Coller KE, Kuhns M, Van Deerlin VM, Gentile C, Smith JR, Sicilia A, Woodards A, McLean R, Abt P, Bloom RD, Reddy KR, Blumberg E, Cloherty G, Goldberg D: Early emergence of anti-HCV antibody implicates donor origin in recipients of an HCV-infected organ. Am J Transplant 19: 2525-2532, May 2019.

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Last updated: 09/01/2021
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