Emily A. Blumberg, MD

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Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
Patient Safety Officer, Penn Transplant Institute
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3 Silverstein, Suite E
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A.B. (History)
Princeton University, 1977.
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

Reese PP, Diamond JM, Goldberg DS, Potluri V, Prenner S, Blumberg EA, Van Deerlin VM, Reddy KR, Mentch H, Hasz R, Woodards A, Gentile C, Smith J, Bermudez C, Crespo MM.: The SHELTER Trial of Transplanting Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Lungs Into Uninfected Recipients. Transplant Direct 9: e1504, Jun 2023.

Potluri V, Naqvi F, Goldberg DS, Shah M, Loupy A, Abt P, Blumberg E, Trofe-Clark J, Bloom R, Sawinski D, Chattergoon M, Segev DL, Bair-Marcantoni N, Durand CM, Reddy R, Levine M, Brown N, Mapchan S, Aubert O, Desai N, Reese PP.: Longer-Term Clinical Outcomes From the THINKER and EXPANDER Trials of Transplantation of HCV-RNA+ Donor Kidneys Into Hepatitis C Virus-Negative Recipients. Kidney Int Rep 8: 1460-1463, Apr 2023.

Bermudez C, Bermudez F, Courtwright A, Richards T, Diamond J, Cevasco M, Blumberg E, Christie J, Usman A, Crespo MM.: Lung transplantation for COVID-2019 respiratory failure in the United States: Outcomes 1-year posttransplant and the impact of preoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Apr 2023.

Courtwright AM, Doyon JB, Blumberg EA, Cevasco M, Cantu E, Bermudez CA, Crespo MM.: Infectious complications associated with bronchial anastomotic dehiscence in lung transplant recipients. Clin Transplant 2023.

Dadhania DM, Cravedi P, Blumberg E, Stryniak G, Montez-Rath ME, Maltzman JS.: Age-related decline in anti-HBV antibodies in vaccinated kidney transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis 2023.

Benner SE, Eby Y, Zhu X, Fernandez RE, Patel EU, Ruff JE, Habtehyimer F, Schmidt HA, Kirby CS, Hussain S, Ostrander D, Desai NM, Florman S, Rana MM, Friedman-Moraco R, Pereira MR, Mehta S, Stock P, Gilbert A, Morris MI, Stosor V, Mehta SA, Small CB, Ranganna K, Santos CA, Aslam S, Husson J, Malinis M, Elias N, Blumberg EA, Doby BL, Massie AB, Smith ML, Odim J, Quinn TC, Laird GM, Siliciano RF, Segev DL, Redd AD, Durand CM, Tobian AA.: The effect of induction immunosuppression for kidney transplant on the latent HIV reservoir. JCI Insight 7: e162968, Nov 2022.

Moore K, Lautenbach E, Blumberg EA, Han J, Lee DH, Clauss H, Hasz R, Bilker WB, Molnar E, Alimenti D, West S, Tolomeo P, Anesi JA.: Impact of deceased organ donor injection drug use on donor culture positivity and recipient outcomes. Transpl Infect Dis Aug 2022.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Thom KA, Tamma PD, Blumberg EA, Alby K, Bilker WB, Werzen A, Ammazzalorso A, Tolomeo P, Omorogbe J, Pineles L, Han JH.: Clinical Outcomes and Risk Factors for Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales Bloodstream Infection in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Transplantation Jul 2022.

Blumberg EA, Noll JH, Tebas P, Fraietta JA, Frank I, Marshall A, Chew A, Veloso EA, Carulli A, Rogal W, Gaymon AL, Schmidt AH, Barnette T, Jurek R, Martins R, Hudson BM, Chavda K, Bailey CM, Church SE, Noorchashm H, Hwang WT, June CH, Hexner EO.: A phase I trial of cyclosporine for hospitalized patients with COVID-19. JCI Insight 7: e155682, Jun 2022.

Richard-Greenblatt M, Wang R, Worrall A, Blumberg E, Liu P, Doyon J, Richterman A, Murphy K, Haye K, G Rodino K, Glaser L.: Answer to March 2022 Photo Quiz. J Clin Microbiol 60: e0098021, Mar 2022.

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Last updated: 11/14/2023
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