Topical Advisory Panel


1. Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
2. Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Interests: kidney and pancreas transplantation; living donation; machine perfusion; ischemic reperfusion injury
Dr. Lambros Kordelas
Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, 45147 Essen, Germany
Interests: stem cell transplantation
Department of Surgical Science, HPB and Transplant Unit, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Interests: liver and kidney transplantation; immunosuppression; machine perfusion; organ allocation policies
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Prof. Dr. Andrzej G. Barański
Department of Surgery, Abdominal Organ Transplant Centre, Leiden University Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, 2300RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: transplantation; liver, pancreas, kidney, abdominal organ procurement surgical techniques; abdominal wall repair
Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D-52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: transplantation surgery; machine perfusion; liver transplantation; kidney transplantation; ischemia-reperfusion; body composition; hepatocellular carcinoma; multiorgan retrieval; animal models; experimental surgery
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Institute for Maternal and Child Health – IRCCS “Burlo Garofolo”, 34147 Trieste, Italy
Interests: pediatric allogeneic stem cell transplantation; hematological malignancies; inborn errors; cellular therapy; acute graft versus host disease; T cell-replete haploidentical graft; post-transplant cyclophosphamide
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Dr. Avik Majumdar
AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre, Australian National Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
Interests: liver transplantation; cirrhosis; portal hypertension; liver failure; hepatocellular carcinoma
1. Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2. AOU Bologna Pol. S. Orsola Malpighi, UO General Surgery and Transplant, Bologna, Italy
Interests: organ perfusion; liver transplantation; kidney transplantation; management of immunosuppressive therapy in liver transplant patients; liver resection; molecular classification of hepatocellular carcin
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Department of Surgery, Campus Virchow Klinikum/Campus Charite Mitte, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Interests: surgical oncology; upper GI cancer; esophageal cancer; gastric cancer; clinical trials; minimally invasive surgery; robotic surgery
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Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Ansan Hospital, Korea University, College of Medicine, Ansan 15355, Republic of Korea
Interests: organ transplantation; cardiopulmonary and anesthetic effects
Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1-7-1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki 852-8501, Japan
Interests: liver transplantation; liver surgery; liver regeneration; hepatocyte-based therapy; regenerative medicine; HPB surgery
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: transplant; mental health; addictions; alcohol use disorders; cannabis use disorders
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Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Interests: kidney transplantation; antibody mediated rejection
Dr. Rahul Mainra
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Room B2.25 St. Paul’s Hospital, 1702 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9, Canada
Interests: kidney transplantation; education; living donation
Dr. Daniele Zama
Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Unit “Lalla Seràgnoli,” Department of Pediatrics, University of Bologna, Sant’Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Interests: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; gut microbiota; supportive care in cancer; infectious disease
Service de chirurgie hépatobiliaire et digestive, Universitaire de Rennes, Rennes, France
Interests: liver transplantation; machine perfusion; liver surgery; cholangiocarcinoma; hepatocellular carcinoma; tacrolimus
Prof. Dr. Diyar Saeed
Department for Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
Interests: heart failure; heart transplantation; cardiac surgery
Dr. Patricia Sheiner
Department of Transplant, Hartford Hospital, 85 Seymour Street, Suite 320, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
Interests: opioid minimization in transplant and HPB surgery; liver transplant and healthcare disparities in transplant and HPB surgery
Department of Nephrology, Transplantology and Internal Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, ul. Dębinki 7, 80-952 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: kidney transplantation; transplant infectious diseases; immunosuppression; clinical nephrology; novel biomarkers; pancreatic islet transplantation
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1. Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplant Unit, Tor Vergata Hospital, Tor Vergata University of Rome, 81, Viale Oxford, 00133 Rome, Italy
2. Liver Unit, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
Interests: liver transplantation; organ machine perfusion; immunosuppression; HPB surgery; liver resection
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Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: kidney transplantation; immunosuppression; machine perfusion; animal models; metabolic bone disease
Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, 50-367 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: clinical nephrology; hemodialysis; kidney transplantation; dialysis; renal failure; renal disease; diabetes complications; transplant immunology; transplant medicine; nephrotic syndrome; antibody mediated rejection; humoral rejection
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