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Penn Center for AIDS Research

Emily A. Blumberg

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Professor of Medicine 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
Education:
A.B. (History)
Princeton University, 1977.
M.D.
New York University, 1981.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL, 1981-1982.
Resident in Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL, 1982-1984.
Clinical Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1984-1985.
Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1985-1987.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), 1986.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases recertification), 2013.
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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

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.

Richard-Greenblatt M, Wang R, Worrall A, Blumberg E, Liu P, Doyon J, Richterman A, Murphy K, Haye K, G Rodino K, Glaser L.: Photo Quiz: A 52-Year-Old Liver Transplant Patient with Chronic Diarrhea. J Clin Microbiol 60: e0097621, Mar 2022.

Heldman MR, Kates OS, Safa K, Kotton CN, Multani A, Georgia SJ, Steinbrink JM, Alexander BD, Blumberg EA, Haydel B, Hemmige V, Hemmersbach-Miller M, La Hoz RM, Moni L, Condor Y, Flores S, Munoz CG, Guitierrez J, Diaz EI, Diaz D, Vianna R, Guerra G, Loebe M, Yabu JM, Kramer KH, Tanna SD, Ison MG, Rakita RM, Malinis M, Azar MM, McCort ME, Singh PP, Velioglu A, Mehta SA, van Duin D, Goldman JD, Lease ED, Wald A, Limaye AP, Fisher CE; UW Covid-19 SOT Study Team.: Delayed mortality among solid organ transplant recipients hospitalized for COVID-19. Clin Infect Dis Feb 2022.

Wang R, Longworth SA, Doyon JB, Lee I, Bloom RD, Romano CM, Veasey SL, Blumberg EA.: Active Tuberculosis After Solid Organ Transplantation in Individuals With Negative Pretransplant QuantiFERON-TB Gold Testing: A Case Series. Transplant Proc Feb 2022.

Molnar MZ, Potluri VS, Schaubel DE, Sise ME, Concepcion BP, Forbes RC, Blumberg E, Bloom RD, Shaffer D, Chung RT, Strohbehn IA, Elias N, Azhar A, Shah M, Sawinski D, Binari LA, Talwar M, Balaraman V, Bhalla A, Eason JD, Besharatian B, Trofe-Clark J, Goldberg DS, Reese PP.: Association of donor hepatitis C virus infection status and risk of BK polyomavirus viremia after kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant 2022.

Blumberg EA, Collins G, Young JH, Nguyen MH, Michonneau D, Temesgen Z, Origȕen J, Barcan L, Obeid KM, Belloso WH, Gras J, Corbelli GM, Neaton JD, Lundgren J, Snydman DR, Molina JM; INSIGHT Clostridioides difficile Study Group.: Clostridioides difficile infection in solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: A prospective multinational study. Transpl Infect Dis 2022.

Anesi JA, Blumberg EA, Han JH, Lee DH, Clauss H, Hasz R, Molnar E, Alimenti D, Motzer AR, West S, Bilker WB, Tolomeo P, Lautenbach E; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.: Impact of donor multidrug-resistant organisms on solid organ transplant recipient outcomes. Transpl Infect Dis 2022.

Heldman MR, Kates OS, Safa K, Kotton CN, Georgia SJ, Steinbrink JM, Alexander BD, Hemmersbach-Miller M, Blumberg EA, Multani A, Haydel B, La Hoz RM, Moni L, Condor Y, Flores S, Munoz CG, Guitierrez J, Diaz EI, Diaz D, Vianna R, Guerra G, Loebe M, Rakita RM, Malinis M, Azar MM, Hemmige V, McCort ME, Chaudhry ZS, Singh PP, Hughes Kramer K, Velioglu A, Yabu JM, Morillis JA, Mehta SA, Tanna SD, Ison MG, Derenge AC, van Duin D, Maximin A, Gilbert C, Goldman JD, Lease ED, Fisher CE, Limaye AP; UW COVID-19 SOT Study Team.: Changing trends in mortality among solid organ transplant recipients hospitalized for COVID-19 during the course of the pandemic. Am J Transplant 2022.

Avery RK, Alain S, Alexander BD, Blumberg EA, Chemaly RF, Cordonnier C, Duarte RF, Florescu DF, Kamar N, Kumar D, Maertens J, Marty FM, Papanicolaou GA, Silveira FP, Witzke O, Wu J, Sundberg AK, Fournier M; SOLSTICE Trial Investigators.: Maribavir for Refractory Cytomegalovirus Infections With or Without Resistance Post-Transplant: Results from a Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial. Clin Infect Dis 75: 690-701, Dec 2021.

Broderick KL, Peters CJ, Mazurek JA, Wald J, Zhang RS, Atluri P, Urgo K, Goldberg L, Blumberg EA, Weikert BC, Birati EY.: Characteristics and Outcomes of Candidemia in Patients with Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device Support. ASAIO J Dec 2021.

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