The Transplant Library - Expert Reviewers

From June 2014 the Transplant Library database on the Evidentia platform includes invited commentaries from transplantation experts. The commentary also includes a clinical impact rating and indicates whether a trial is considered practice changing.

Australia

Associate Professor Daniel Chambers
Queensland Lung Transplant Service
The Prince Charles Hospital
Brisbane, Australia

Dr Ashley Irish
Royal Perth Hospital
Perth, Western Australia

Ms Libby John
South Australian Liver Transplant Unit
Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide, South Australia

Associate Professor John Kanellis
Department of Nephrology, Monash Health;
and Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Monash University
Clayton, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Philip O'Connell
University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital
Sydney, Australia

Professor Greg Snell
Alfred Hospital and Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

Austria

Dr Georg Böhmig
Division of Nephrology and Dialysis
Department of Medicine III
Medical University Vienna, Austria

Dr Maria C. Haller
Krankenhaus Elisabethinen, Linz, Austria
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
and Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

Professor Robert M. Langer
Krankenhaus der Elisabethinen
Linz, Austria

Belgium

Dr Bart De Geest
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
Catholic University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Professor Fabienne Dobbels
Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
KU Leuven, Belgium

Dr Ina Jochmans
Abdominal Transplant Surgery
University Hospital Leuven
Belgium

Dr Dirk RJ Kuypers
Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation
University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

Professor Jan Lerut
University Hospital Saint Luc, Department of Abdominal and Transplantation Surgery;
and UCL Transplant Centre
Brussels, Belgium

Professor Maarten Naesens
Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation
University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

Dr Ben Sprangers
Department of Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation
University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Professor Dirk Van Raemdonck
Laboratory of Experimental Thoracic Surgery
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven University;
and Leuven Lung Transplant Group, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Brazil

Associate Professor Mario Abbud Filho
Hospital de Base
Medical School- FAMERP and Instituto de Urologia e Nefrologia
Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dr Jose Medina Pestana
Hospital do Rim
Federal University of São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Helio Tedesco
Division of Nephrology
Hospital do Rim
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil

Canada

Dr Edward Cole
Division of Nephrology, University Health Network;
and University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Professor Gary A Levy
University of Toronto Transplant Institute
Multi Organ Transplant Program
University Health Network
Toronto Ontario, Canada

Dr Steven Paraskevas
Department of Surgery
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Dr Gonzalo Sapisochin
Multi-Organ Transplant and HPB Surgical Oncology
Division of General Surgery
University Health Network, Toronto
Ontario, Canada

Associate Professor Lianne Singer
Toronto Lung Transplant Program, University Health Network
and University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Professor Lori West
Paediatrics, Surgery and Immunology at the University of Alberta;
and the Canadian National Transplant Research Program
Canada

Assistant Professor Linda Wright
Department of Surgery and Joint Centre for Bioethics
University of Toronto, Canada

Finland

Dr Fredrik Åberg
Helsinki University Hospital
Transplantation and Liver Surgery Clinic
Finland

France

Dr Diego Cantarovich
ITUN, Nantes University Hospital
Nantes, France

Professor Yvon Lebranchu
University of Tours
Tours, France

Professor Christophe Legendre
Hôpital Necker & Université Paris Descartes
Rue de Sèvres, Paris, France

Germany

Professor Klemens Budde
Department of Nephrology
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Professor Edward Geissler
University Hospital Regensburg
University of Regensburg
Regensburg, Germany

Professor Bernhard K. Krämer
Vth Department of Medicine & Renal Transplant Program
University Medicine Mannheim
Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Heidelberg University
Mannheim, Germany

Professor Christiane Kugler
Faculty of Health, Witten University
Witten, Germany

Professor Andreas Paul
Universitätsklinikum Essen
Klinik für Allgemein-Viszeral-und Transplantationschirurgie
Essen, Germany

Professor Hans J. Schlitt
Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie
Universitätsklinikum Regensburg
Regensburg, Germany

Hong Kong

Professor Nancy K Man
Department of Surgery
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Italy

Dr Cristiano Amarelli
Monaldi Hospital
Az. dei Colli
Naples, Italy

Dr Patrizia Burra
Multivisceral Transplant Unit
Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology
University Hospital of Padua
Padova, Italy

Dr Claudio Ponticelli
Humanitas Clinical and Research Center
Rozzano, Milano, Italy

Dr Luciano Potena
UO Cardiologia
Programma Aziendale Trapianto di Cuore e Polmone
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria S.Orsola-Malpighi
Bologna, Italy

Professor Maurizio Salvadori
Careggi University Hospital
University of Florence, Italy

Japan

Professor Hiroto Egawa
Institute of Gastroenterology
Tokyo Women's Medical University
Tokyo, Japan

Professor Eiji Kobayashi
Department of Organ Fabrication
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Netherlands

Dr FJ Bemelman
Academic Medical Center
Department of Nephrology
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Professor Luuk Hilbrands
Radboud University Medical Center
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Professor Jan Ijzermans
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Professor Teun van Gelder
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands

New Zealand

Professor Stephen Munn
Auckland City Hospital
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand

Oman

Associate Professor Nabil Mohsin
Sultan Qaboos University
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Muscat, Oman

Qatar

Professor Riadh A. S. Fadhil
Qatar Organ Donation Center (HIBA)
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Professor Yasser Hammad
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Professor Hatem Khalaf
Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplantation Service
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Professor Mohammed Sebayel
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and RC
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Slovenia

Dr Danica Avsec
National Institute for Organ and Tissue Donation of the Republic of Slovenia
Ljubljana, Slovenia

South Africa

Professor M. Rafique Moosa
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Spain

Professor Josep M. Grinyó
University of Barcelona, Department of Nephrology
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
Barcelona, Spain

Professor Marina Berenguer Haym
Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Unit
La Fe University Hospital and Ciberehd
Valencia, Spain

Sweden

Professor Bo-Goran Ericzon
Division of Transplantation Surgery
CLINTEC, Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Professor Michael Olausson
Department of Transplantation Surgery
Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg
Gothenburg, Sweden

Switzerland

Dr Christian Benden
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Dr Kris Denhaerynck
Institute of Nursing Science
University of Basel, Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland

Turkey

Professor Mehmet Haberal
Baskent University
International Haberal Transplantation & Education Foundation
Ankara, Turkey

United Kingdom

Dr Richard Baker
Renal Unit, St. James's Hospital
Leeds, United Kingdom

Professor Andrew Bradley
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Professor Sir Roy Calne
Cambridge University
United Kingdom

Mr Marc J Clancy
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Dr Menna Clatworthy
University of Cambridge
Department of Medicine
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Professor Paul A Corris
Thoracic Medicine Institute of Transplantation
Institute of Cellular Medicine
Newcastle University and The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust UK

Professor John Dark
Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University
United Kingdom

Professor Brian Davidson
Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust and UCL,
London, United Kingdom

Dr Chris Dudley
Southmead Hospital
North Bristol NHS Trust, United Kingdom

Professor Andrew J Fisher
Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital;
and Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Professor J L R Forsythe
Scottish Liver Transplant Unit
The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dr Colin Geddes
Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit
Western Infirmary, Glasgow

Dr Rachel Hilton
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Dr Neville Jamieson
Addenbrookes Hospital
United Kingdom

Professor Alan Jardine
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Dr Iain A.M. MacPhee
Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
St George's, University of London, UK

Dr Lorna Marson
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Professor Nizam Mamode
Abdominal Medicine and Surgery Directorate
Guy's Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Professor Paolo Muiesan
Queen Elizabeth Hospital & Birmingham Children's Hospital,
Birmingham, UK

Professor James Neuberger
Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Professor Michael Nicholson
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Dr Gabriel C Oniscu
Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dr Vassilios Papalois
Renal and Transplant Unit
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London, UK

Dr Jayan Parameshwar
Papworth Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Dr Richard Trompeter
UCL Centre for Nephrology
The Royal Free Hospital Campus
London, United Kingdom

Professor Anthony Warrens
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London
London, United Kingdom

Professor Christopher Watson
University of Cambridge
Department of Surgery
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Professor Stephen J Wigmore
University of Edinburgh & Scottish Liver Transplant Unit
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dr Colin Wilson
Institute of Transplantation
The Freeman Hospital
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

Dr Wilson Wong
MRC Centre for Transplantation
King's College London
London, United Kingdom

United States of America

Professor Rita R. Alloway
Transplant Clinical Research
University of Cincinnati, USA

Dr David A. Baran
Heart Failure and Transplant Research, Newark Beth Israel Medical Centre;
and Rutgers School of Medicine
Newark, New Jersey, USA

Professor John M. Barry
Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation
The Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon, USA

Dr Daniel C. Brennan
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis;
and Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Dr Robert S. Gaston
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Professor Douglas W. Hanto
Vanderbilt Transplant Center;
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital;
and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Professor Mark A. Hardy
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY, USA

Professor Maryl Johnson
Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Dr Sang-Mo Kang
Division of Transplantation
University of California at San Francisco, USA

Dr Seth Karp
Vanderbilt Transplant Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA

Professor Stuart J. Knechtle
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina, USA

Dr Joren C. Madsen
MGH Transplant Center
Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Professor Roslyn B. Mannon
Division of Nephrology; and Division of Transplantation
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, USA

Professor Arthur Matas
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, USA

Professor Anthony P. Monaco
Division of Organ Transplantation
Beth Israel/Deaconess Medical Center;
and Harvard Medical School
Boston Massachusetts, USA

Professor Kenneth A. Newell
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA, USA

Professor Claus Niemann
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, USA

Dr Edit B. Olasz
Department of Dermatology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USA

Mr Jeffrey P. Orlowski
LifeShare of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, USA

Ms Teresa Shafer
Progress in Transplantation;
and Teresa Shafer Consulting
Fort Worth, TX, USA

Professor Ron Shapiro
Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, USA

Dr Laura A. Siminoff
Dean College of Public Health
Temple University
Philadelphia, USA

Dr Mark S. Slaughter
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, USA

Dr Mark D. Stegall
Department of Surgery and Immunology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Dr R. Brian Stevens
School of Graduate Studies, Transplant Program
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio, USA

Randall S. Sung
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Professor Stuart C. Sweet
Washington University
St. Louis, MO, USA

Dr Stefan G Tullius
Division of Transplant Surgery
Transplant Surgery Research Laboratory
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Ma, USA

Professor Lorraine B. Ware
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA

Dr Nicholas Zavazava
Transplantation Research
University of Iowa and VAHC Iowa City
Iowa City, USA