Assistant Professor of Medicine Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, Medical Director of the Pancreas and Kidney Transplant programs at Washington University/BJH, has been appointed for a three-year term as the new Region 8 representative to the OPTN/UNOS Pancreas Transplantation Committee. The Committee is charged with considering medical, scientific, and ethical aspects related to pancreas and pancreas […]
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Tarek Alhamad Awarded Grant to Study Impact of Non-Standard DHCV+ Organ Transplantation
Congratulations to Tarek Alhamad, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs, Division of Nephrology, who was awarded a $350,000 Clinical Innovation grant from Mid-America Transplant to evaluate the Clinical and Economical Benefits of Organs from Hepatitis C-Positive Donors.
Dr. Andrew Malone Goes to Washington in Support of KidneyX
Physicians from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recently joined patients and caregivers from the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) for the 6th Annual Kidney Health Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill to discuss the need for more innovation in the realm of kidney disease.
The Center Effect: Transplants and Patient Survival
Pancreas transplantation is an effective, long-term treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. For patients with diabetes mellitus and end stage renal disease (ESRD), simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantation improves patient and allograft survival compared to deceased donor kidney transplant alone. A recent study in Transplantation headed by Assistant Professor of Medicine Tarek Alhamad, MD, […]