Current issue: 2017 

Editor-in-Chief

Pål Dag Line, MD, PhD, FEBS
Professor of Surgery, Chairman, Department of Transplantation Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
E-Mail: p.d.line@medisin.uio.no
Website: http://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/personer/vit/paaldl/
Research Interests: transplant surgery; vascular surgery; general surgery; HPB surgery; microsurgery; HCC; liver regeneration; immunotherapy

Editorial Board

Gian Luigi Adani, MD
Department of Surgery and Transplantation Unit, University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy
E-Mail: adanigl@hotmail.com
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gian_Adani
Research Interests: liver transplantation; hepatocellular carcinoma; liver surgery; transplant surgery; organ transplantation

Kamyar Afshar, DO
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
E-Mail: Kaafshar@ucsd.edu
Website: http://pulmonary.ucsd.edu/faculty/profiles/afshar-kamyar.shtml
Research Interests: evaluation and management of lung transplantation; alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency/copd and advanced stages management; sarcoidosis; lymphangioleiomyomatosis and interstitial lung disease management; phenotypic variance in cystic fibrosis

Giovanni Ambrosino, MD
Professor and Chief of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gruppo Malzoni NEUROMED IRCCS, Avellino, Italy
E-Mail: ambrosinogiovanni0@gmail.com
Website: http://www.malzoni.com/diagnostica/news.asp?id=51
Research Interests: oncology; surgery; genetic engineering; laparoscopic surgery, etc

Kåre I. Birkeland, MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Senior Physician, Department of Transplantation Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
E-Mail: k.i.birkeland@medisin.uio.no
Website: http://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/english/people/aca/karebi/index.html
Research Interests: diabetes, clinical and mechanistic studies; insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome; laboratory endocrinology; islet and pancreas transplantation

Phillip C. Camp, Jr., MD
Director of Lung Transplant Program, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
E-Mail: pcamp@partners.org
Website: http://physiciandirectory.brighamandwomens.org/Details/204
Research Interests: lung transplantation; heart transplantation; mechanical support system; pneumothorax; pulmonary sarcoidosis; transplant immunology

Waldo Concepcion, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
E-Mail: WConcepcion@stanfordhealthcare.org
Website: https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/waldo-concepcion?tab=bio
Research Interests: pediatric kidney transplantation; pediatric liver transplantation; adult liver transplantation; hepatobiliary surgery; general surgery

Wasim A. Dar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Immunology and Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Texas at Houston, Health Sciences Center, 6431 Fannin, MSB 6.240, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Tel.: (713) 500-7401 (O); (713) 500-0875 (F)
E-Mail: wasim.a.dar@uth.tmc.edu
Website: http://www.uth.tmc.edu/schools/med/surgery/organ_transplant/faculty/bio-Dar-Wasim.html
Research Interests: liver transplantation; kidney transplantation; pancreas transplantation; laparoscopic donor nephrectomy; dialysis access surgery; hepatobiliary surgery; general surgery

Dimitrios Giakoustidis, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Transplantation, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital Thessaloniki, Greece
E-Mail: dgiak@auth.gr
Website: http://www.placidway.com/doctor-detail/1223/Dr.-Dimitrios-Giakoustidis
Research Interests: surgical oncology; liver surgery; liver transplantation; pancreatic cancer; hcc and hcc signaling, etc

Jeffrey B. Halldorson, MD
Associate Professor of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9300 Campus Point Drive #7745, CA La Jolla 92037, USA
E-Mail: jhalldorson@ucsd.edu
Website: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/jeffrey.halldorson
Research Interests: kidney transplantation; liver transplantation; pancreas transplantation; hepatobiliary surgery

Haley Hoy, PhD, ACNP
Associate Professor, College of Nursing, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA
E-Mail: Haley.Hoy@uah.edu
Website: http://www.uah.edu/nursing/faculty-and-staff/directory/2051-haley-hoy
Research Interests: organ donation and transplantation; quality of life; web-based mobile technology; transplantation education

Andrés Jaramillo, PhD
Associate Director, Histocompatibility Laboratory
Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
5777 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ, 85054, USA
E-mail: jaramillo.andres@mayo.edu
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/jaramillo-andres-ph-d/bio-20155642
Research Interests: histocompatibility; immunogenetics; transplant immunology; cancer immunology

Wayel Jassem, MD, PhD
Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, SW4 9SQ, London, UK
E-Mail: wayel.jassem@kcl.ac.uk
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wayel_Jassem
Research Interests: ischaema / reperfusion injury in liver transplantation

Hwai-Ding (David) Lam, MD
Leiden University Medical Center, Afdeling Heelkunde, Albinusdreef 2, 2333ZA, Leiden, Nederland
E-Mail: H.Lam@lumc.nl
Website: https://www.lumc.nl/org/heelkunde/medewerkers/1167650
Research Interests: liver, pancreas, kidney abdominal organ procurement

Terence Kee, MBBS, MRCP, FAMS, FRCP, FASN, GDipHML
Director of Renal Transplantation and Transplant Centre, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
E-Mail: terence.kee.y.s@singhealth.com.sg
Website: https://www.sgh.com.sg/Others/Pages/DoctorDetails.aspx? _id=747A727F-15A2-4A1F-85B2-FF06B4D0EBB7&name=Terence+Kee&institute=SingaporeGeneralHospital
Research Interests: surgery; clinical immunology; nephrology; renal transplantation

Malek G. Massad, MD, FACS, FCCP
Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S. Wood St, CSB 417 (MC 958), Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
E-Mail: MMassad@uic.edu
Website: https://hospital.uillinois.edu/find-a-doctor/malek-massad
Research Interests: heart and lung preservation and ischemia reperfusion injury, coronary and structural valvular heart diseases and their surgical management and in lung cancer and its early detection

Majid Moshirfar, MD
Director of Research HDR, 11820 S. State Street, Suite 200, Draper, UT 84020, USA
E-Mail: moshirfar@hoopesvision.com
Website: https://www.hoopesvision.com/13319-2/
Research Interests: LASIK; PRK; DSAEK; DMEK; cornea; cornea transplantation; DALK; lamellar keratoplasty; endothelial transplantation, etc

Muhammad Mujtaba, MD, FASN, FAST
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas, USA
E-Mail: mamujtab@UTMB.edu
Website: http://www.utmb.edu/InternalMedicine/divisions/nephrology/faculty/mujtaba.asp
Research Interests: pancreas transplantation; kidney transplantation; transplant surgery; organ donation; transplant immunology

Nandini Nair, PhD, MD, FSVM, FACC, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology - Adv HF/MCS/Transplant Cardiology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
E-Mail: nandini.nair@ttuhsc.edu; nandini.nair@gmail.com
Website: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/internalmedicine/faculty/facultyDetails.aspx?eRaiderUserName=nnair
Research Interests: antibody mediated rejection; cardiac allograft vasculopathy; role of VADS in diastolic dysfunction; molecular mechanisms underlying heart failure and developing diagnostics and therapeutics

Steven Potter, MD, FACS
Transplant Program Director, Chair of Division of Transplantation, East Texas Medical Center, 1100 E. Lake St., Ste. 340, Tyler, TX 75701, USA
E-Mail: srpotter@etmc.org
Research Interests: renal transplantation; pancreas transplantation; living kidney donation; transplant immunosuppression; urology; urologic oncology

Simon C. Robson, MB, ChB, FRCP, PhD
Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
E-Mail: srobson@bidmc.harvard.edu
Website: http://www.bidmc.org/Research/Departments/Medicine/Divisions/Gastroenterology/Laboratories/Robson-Lab/Research-Team/Dr,-d-,-Simon-Robson.aspx
Research Interests: gastroenterology; inflammatory bowel disease; liver diseases and immunology; cirrhosis; liver cirrhosis

Milagros D. Samaniego-Picota, MD, FACP, FASN
Professor of Medicine, Internal Medicine – Nephrology, University of Michigan, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, 3914 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5364, USA
E-Mail: msamanie@med.umich.edu
Website: http://www.uofmhealth.org/profile/1620/milagros-dalgir-samaniego-picota-md
Research Interests: antibody-mediated rejection; management of highly sensitized and high risk kidney transplant recipients; densensitization protocols and ABO incompatible transplantation

Ignatius Tang, MD, PharmD, FASN, FAST
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, 820 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
E-Mail: iystang@uic.edu
Website: http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=506244&pageId=26211001
Research Interests: antibody-mediated syndromes (antibody-mediated rejection, accommodation, transplant glomerulopathy); BK viral kinetics and immunosuppression; outcomes of obese kidney transplant recepients

Raman Venkataramanan, PhD
1. Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pathology, Director of Clinical Pharmacokinetics Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
2. Director of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
E-Mail: rv@pitt.edu
Website: http://www.stiresearch.health.pitt.edu/node/255
Research Interests: clinical research, human immunology, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic drug monitoring, clinical pharmacology, xenotransplantation

Alessandro Vitale, MD, PhD, FEBS
Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplant Unit, Padua University Hospital, Padova Area, Italy
E-Mail: alessandro.vitale@unipd.it
Website: www.fegatochirurgia.com
Research Interests: hepato-biliary tumours; organ allocation science; survival analysis (after resection, transplantation, non surgical therapies); Markov models and cost effectiveness analyses; evaluation of new prognostic scores, etc

Jared A. White, MD
Assistant Professor, UAB Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, LHRB 722, 1720 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
E-Mail: jaredwhite@uabmc.edu
Website: http://providerdirectory.uabmedicine.org/Default/Details/240
Research Interests: transplantation; minimally invasive liver surgery; cirrhosis; hepatocellular carcinoma; innovation in general surgery resident education