Rolling in – Dr. Brennan’s Back

It has been a long road to recovery for Dr. Dan Brennan after his accident on Camelback Mountain in October 2016. When asked how his leg is healing, he slips off his shoe, lifts his pant leg, and pulls off his compression socks to reveal the long purple scar that runs from his right calf […]

Brennan Publication on AJT Top Ten List

Congratulations are in order for Dan Brennan, MD, and co-authors of the manuscript “Long-Term Follow-Up of the Edmonton Protocol of Islet Transplantation in the United States”, published in the American Journal of Transplantation (AJT) in February 2016. The publication was chosen as one of AJT’s top ten best articles of 2016. According to AJT, the list […]

Tarek Alhamad Receives Mallinckrodt Grant to Look at FSGS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, FACP, FASN, Transplant Nephrology, has been awarded a grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. The investigator-initiated project is entitled Efficacy of Acthar in Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis after Kidney Transplantation. “Recurrence of primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) after kidney transplantation remains a frequent medical challenge,” says Dr. Alhamad. “Around […]

Charles Anderson, Pioneer of Kidney Transplantation at Barnes, Dies

Charles Bernard Anderson, MD, the surgeon who in 1973 performed the first kidney transplant at Barnes Hospital, died November 7, 2016, of congestive heart failure, at the age of 78. Dr. Anderson was a pioneer of donor-specific transfusions and immunologic tolerance in kidney transplantation, which transformed the field of organ transplantation. He founded the Kidney […]