News

15 Jun / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Waldo Concepcion from Stanford University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Concepcion is the Chief of Clinical Transplantation, Stanford University Medical Center and the Chief of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. He has extensive clinical and research experience in liver and kidney transplantation and has published over 104 peer reviewed articles. We are grateful to Professor Concepcion for his participation and support.

07 Jun / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes the Founding Editor-in-Chief — Professor Pål Dag Line

We welcome Professor Pål Dag Line, from Oslo University, Norway, to lead the journal OBM Transplantation as the founding Editor-in-Chief. Professor Line is also the Head of Department of Organ Transplantation at Oslo University Hospital. He is an internationally recognized expert specializing in transplant surgery, vascular surgery, and HPB surgery, etc. He has published over 118 peer reviewed articles in international professional journals. We are very grateful to Professor Line for his participation and great support.

10 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Milagros D. Samaniego-Picota from University of Michigan, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Samaniego-Picota's clinical and research interests focus on experimental and clinical antibody-mediated rejection, desensitization protocols, and the care of highly sensitized patients. We are grateful to Professor Samaniego-Picota for her participation and support.

06 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Haley Hoy from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Hoy has extensive clinical and research experience in Pulmonary, Nursing and Transplantation, Quality of life, Web-based Mobile Technology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Hoy for her participation and support.

05 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Kamyar Afshar from UCSD Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Afshar is a board-certified pulmonologist who specializes in complex lung diseases and lung transplantation. He is also a member of numerous professional organizations, including the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Afshar for his participation and support.

03 May / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Muhammad Mujtaba from the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Mujtaba has extensive clinical and research experience in kidney and pancreas transplantation including high risk transplant, immunomodulation/desensitization protocols, early steroid withdrawal, antibody mediated rejection, post-transplant antibody monitoring, and BK virus management post-transplant, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Mujtaba for his participation and support.

22 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Wasim A. Dar from the University of Texas at Houston, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Dar specializes in abdominal solid organ transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplantation, and hepatobiliary surgery for benign and malignant disease. His research interests include basic-science and clinical research in the study of organ transplant immunology and clinical outcomes related to organ transplant. We are grateful to Dr. Dar for his participation and support.

13 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Jeffrey B. Halldorson from the University of California at San Diego, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Halldorson is an Associate Professor of Surgery specializing in all aspects of Liver, Kidney and Pancreas transplantation as well as Liver and Hepatobiliary surgery and general surgery as applied to the transplant patient. Dr. Halldorson has authored numerous manuscripts in peer reviewed journals regarding his research in improving outcomes of donor organs and recipients by optimizing the matching process. We are grateful to Dr. Halldorson for his participation and support.

11 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Malek G. Massad from University of Illinois, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Massad is the Chief of the University of Illinois Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgery team. His team provides an innovative approach to cardiac and thoracic diseases. We are grateful to Professor Massad for his participation and support.

07 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Simon C. Robson to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Robson is a physician scientist in the Liver Center and Transplant Institute at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University in Boston, where he served as Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, as well as Director of Liver Research. We are grateful to Professor Robson for his participation and support.

05 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Professor Raman Venkataramanan from University of Pittsburgh, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Professor Venkataramanan is the Director of the Clinical Pharmacokinetics Laboratory at University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the functional capacity of transplanted organs and optimization of immunosuppressive drug therapy in organ transplant patients. Professor Venkataramanan has presented more than 175 lectures/seminars at national/international meetings and published over 350 research articles. We are grateful to Professor Venkataramanan for his participation and support.

05 Apr / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Gian Luigi Adani from the University Hospital of Udine, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Adani is an expert specializes in liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver surgery, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Adani for his participation and support.

31 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Ignatius Tang, an Associate Professor from the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Tang is the Medical Director of Kidney, Pancreas, and Islet Transplant Programs as well as the Director of Living Donor Kidney Transplant Programs, specializing in transplant medicine, kidney donor evaluation, and critical care nephrology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Tang for his participation and support.

31 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Terence Kee from Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Kee is a senior consultant renal physician, specializing in renal transplantation. We are grateful to Dr. Kee for his participation and support.

29 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Giovanni Ambrosino, the Chief of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gruppo Malzoni NEUROMED IRCCS, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Ambrosino was liver transplant staff at Thomas Starzl Transplantation Service, UPMC Pittsburgh, PA, USA and General Surgery and Liver Transplant Staff at the Univerity of Padova – Hospital, Padova, Italy. He was Chief of Surgery and Liver - Pancreatic Surgery at San Bortolo Hospital and Liver Stereotactic Radio Surgery, Vicenza, Italy. Dr. Ambrosino is an internationally renowned surgeon, who is the first in the world to use transplanted liver cells in a child with a serious genetic disease, and the first in Italy to use a bio-artificial liver in a young woman in a coma. We are very grateful to Dr. Ambrosino for his participation and support.

24 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Jared A. White from the UAB Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. White is an Assistant Professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), specializing in liver transplantation. We are grateful to Dr. White for his participation and support.

22 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Nandini Nair from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Nair has 8 years experience as Medical Director of Heart Failure / Mechanical Circulatory Support / Cardiac transplantation, including starting and establishing a new mechanical circulatory support / cardiac transplantation program leading to Joint Commission and CMS certifications. We are grateful to Dr. Nair for her participation and support.

22 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Hwai-Ding Lam from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), the Netherlands, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Lam is a Transplant Surgeon, specializing in the research field of liver, pancreas, kidney abdominal organ procurement, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Lam for his participation and support.

21 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Wayel Jassem from the King's College Hospital, UK, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Jassem is a Consultant Transplant Surgeon, specializing in living donor liver transplantation, liver and hepatobiliary surgery. We are grateful to Dr. Jassem for his participation and support.

16 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Andrés Jaramillo from the Mayo Clinic, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Jaramillo is currently the Associate Director of the Histocompatibility Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He has extensive experience in transplant and cancer immunology. We are grateful to Dr. Jaramillo for his participation and support.

09 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Steven Potter to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Potter is the Program Director and the Chair of the East Texas Medical Center Transplant Program in Tyler Texas, USA. We are grateful to Dr. Potter for his participation and support.

08 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Dimitrios Giakoustidis from the Aristotle University, Greece, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Giakoustidis is an active expert, specializing in surgical oncology, liver surgery, liver transplantation, pancreatic cancer, hcc and hcc signaling, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Giakoustidis for his participation and support.

08 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Phillip C. Camp from the Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Camp is an active thoracic surgeon, specializing in lung transplantation, heart transplantation, and transplant immunology, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Camp for his participation and support.

01 Mar / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Alessandro Vitale from the Padua University Hospital, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Vitale is an active expert, specializing in the research field of hepato-biliary tumours, organ allocation science, survival analysis, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Vitale for his participation and support.

19 Feb / 2016

OBM Transplantation Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We welcome Dr. Majid Moshirfar from the Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research, USA, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Moshirfar is a leading ophthalmologist, specializing in refractive surgeries such as LASIK, PRK, and ICL, as well as cornea transplantation, keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea), management of difficult corneal disorders, etc. We are grateful to Dr. Moshirfar for his participation and support.