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

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 May 2019.

Blumberg EA: Organs from Hepatitis C Virus-Positive Donors. N Engl J Med Page: E-pub, Apr 2019.

Mazur RD, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Bloom RD, Reddy KR, Reese PP, Goldberg DS: Characterization of early hepatic injury in HCV-negative recipients of HCV-infected kidneys. Clin Transplant Page: e13494, Feb 2019.

McLean RC, Reese PP, Acker M, Atluri P, Bermudez C, Goldberg LR, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Van Deerlin VM, Reddy KR, Bloom RD, Hasz R, Suplee L, Sicilia A, Woodards A, Zahid Muhammad N, Bar KJ, Porrett P, Levine MH, Hornsby N, Gentile C, Smith J, Goldberg DS: Transplanting hepatitis C virus-infected hearts into uninfected recipients: A single-arm trial. Am J Transplant Page: Epub, Feb 2019.

Blumberg EA, Rogers CC: Solid Organ Transplantation in the HIV-Infected Patient: Guidelines from the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice. Clin Transplant Page: e13499, Feb 2019.

Blumberg EA: MMWR: Prevention and control of seasonal influenza. Am J Transplant 18(11): 2829, Nov 2018.

Reese PP, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Van Deerlin VM, Bloom RD, Potluri VS, Levine M, Porrett P, Sawinski D, Nazarian SM, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe-Clark J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Gentile C, Smith J, Niknam BA, Bleicher M, Reddy KR, Goldberg DS.: Twelve-Month Outcomes After Transplant of Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys Into Uninfected Recipients: A Single-Group Trial. Ann Intern Med 169: 273-281, Sep 2018.

L’Huillier AG, Ferreira VH, Hirzel C, Cordero E, Limaye AP, Reid G, Englund J, Blumberg E, Kumar D, Humar A. : Cytokine Profiles and Severity of Influenza Infection in Transplant Recipients. J Infect Dis Sept 2018.

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Last updated: 09/04/2019
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