Transplant Team Publications

(Articles through Present)


1.  Samuelson L, Wright N, Gerber DA.  Endodermal Progenitor Cells Isolated from Murine Pancreas.  Stem Cell Discovery.  2011 Aug. 

2.  Kozlowski T, Andreoni K.  Limitations of Rituximab/IVIg Desensitization Protocol in Kidney Transplantation:  Is this Better Than a Tincture of Time?  Annals of Transplantation.  2011 June 30;16(2):19-25.

3.  Jin C, Samuelson L, Cui CB, Sun Y, Gerber DA.  MAPK/ERK and Wnt/B-Canenin Pathways are Synergistically Involved in Proliferation of Sca-1 Positive Hepatic Progenitor Cells.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun.  2011 Jun 17;409(4):803-7.

4.  Lee CH, Brubaker LM, Gerber DA, Ku YM, Shin SS, Semelka RC.  MRI Findings of Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Liver Transplantation:  Preliminary Results.  J Magn Reson Imaging.  2011 Jun;33(6):1399-405.

5.  Kozlowski T, Rubinas T, Nickeleit, V, Woosley J, Schmitz J, Collins D, Hayashi P, Passannante A, and Andreoni K. Liver Allograft Antibody Mediated Rejection with Demonstration of Sinusoidal C4d Staining and Circulating Donor Specific Antibodies. Liver Transplantation. 2011 Apr; 17(4):357-68.

6.  Barritt AS 4th, Dellon ES, Kozlowski T, Gerber DA, and Hayashi PH. The Influence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Its Associated Comorbidities on Liver Transplant Outcomes.  J Clin Gastroenterol.  2011 Apr; 45(4):372-8.

7. Kozlowski T, Nickeleit K, and Andreoni K. Donor-transmitted Adenovirus Infection Causing Kidney Allograft Nephritis and Graft Loss.  Transplantation Infectious Disease.  2011 Apr; 13(2):168-73.

8.  Peglow S, Toledo AH, Anaya-Prado R, Lopez-Neblina F, Toledo-Pereyra LH.  Allopurinol and Xanthine Oxidase Inhibition in Liver Ischemia Reperfusion.  J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2011 Mar; 18(2):137-46.

9.  Nelson JS, Jackson AL, Darling JM, Gerber DA. Chest Pain and Progressive Shortness-of-Breath in a 60 year-old female following liver transplantation. Chest.  2011 Feb; 139(2):464-8.

10.  Wang Y, Cui C-B, Yamauchi M, Miguez P, Roach M, Malavarca R, Costello J, Cardinale V, Wauthier E, Barbier C, Gerber D, Alvaro D, Reid LM.  Lineage Restriction of Human Hepatic Stem Cells to Mature Fates is Made Efficient by Tissue-specific Biomatrix Scaffolds.  Hepatology. 2011 Jan; 53(1): 293-305.

11.  Tesche LJ, Newton KN, Unger J, Semelka RC, Gerber DA.  Efficacy and Tolearability of Laparoscopis-Assisted Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients > 60 Years Old.  Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, & Percutaneous Techniques.  2010 Dec; 20(6): 404-9.

12.  Arora H, Thekkekandam J, Tesche L, Sweeting R, Gerber DA, Hayashi P, Andreoni K, and Kozlowski T.  Long-term Survival after 67 Hours of Anhepatic State due to Primary Liver Allograft Nonofunction.  Liver Transplantation.  2010 Dec; 16(12):1428-33.

13.  Sano MB, Neal RE, Garcia PA, Gerber D, Robertson J, Davalos RV.  Towards the Creation of Decellularized Organ Constructs Using Irreversible Electroporation and Active Mechanical Perfusion.  BioMedical Engineering.  2010 Dec 10; 9:83.

14.  Wang Y, Yao H, Cui C, Wauthier E, Barbier C, Costello MJ, Moss N, Yamauchi M, Sricholpech M, Gerber D, Loboa EG, Reid LM. Paracrine Signals from Mesenchymal Cell Populations Govern Expansion and Differentiation of Human Hepatic Stem Cells to Adult Liver Fates. Hepatology. 2010 Oct; 52(4):1443-54.

15. Gerber DA, Arrington CJ, Taranto SE, Baker T, Sung RS. Response to Response by Kayler: Donor Net and the Potential Effects on Organ Utilization. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010 Oct; 10(10):2377.

16.  Wechter J, Phillips LJ, Toledo AH, Anaya-Prado R, Toledo-Pereyra LH.  Allopurinol Protection in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.  J Investigative Surgery.  2010 Oct; 23(5):285-93.

17.  Boys JA, Toledo AH, Anaya-Prado R, Lopez-Neblina F, Toledo-Pereyra LH.  Effects of Dantrolene on Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Animal Models:  A Review of Outcomes in Heart, Brain, Liver, Kidney. J Investigative Medicine. 2010 Oct; 58(7):875-82.

18.  Turner R, Gerber D, Reid LM.  The Future of Cell Transplant Therapies:  A Need for Tissue Grafting.  Transplantation.  2010 Oct 27; 90(8):807-10.

19.  Simo K, Sereika S, Bitner N, Newton K, Gerber DA. Medical Epidemiology of Patients Surviving Ten Years after Liver Transplantation. Clinical Transplantation. 2010 Jul 14.

20.  Gerber DA, Arrington CJ, Taranto SE, Baker T, Sung RS.  DonorNet and the Potential Effects on Organ Utilization.  American Journal of Transplantation.  2010 Apr; 10(4):1081-9.

 21.  Kierans A, Elazzazi M, Braga L, Leonardou P, Gerber D, Burke C, Qureshi W, Kanematsu M, Semelka RC.. Thermo-Ablative Focal Treatments for Malignant Liver lesions: 10-year Experience of MRI Appearances of Treatment Response. Am J Radiology. 2010 Feb; 194(2):523-9.



1.  Arnold E, Bitner T, Daniel L, Parker N, Sereika S, Toledo A, Tulu Z.  Reducing the Length of Stay After Liver Transplantation:  A Six Sigma Project.  UNOS Transplant Management Forum.  April 2011, Denver, CO.

2.  Singh H, Kozlowski T, True K, Dereball V, Detwiler R, Gasim A, and Nickeleit V.  Urinary Polyomarvirus Haufen Shedding Accurately Reflects Intrarenal Burden of Polyomavirus Nephropathy (PVN):  Comparative Quantitative Analysis of Different Screening Techniques.  Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.  March 11, 2011.

3.  Liapis G, Singh H, Derebail V, Kozlowski T, and Nickeleit V.  Pertibular Capillary Basement Membrane Miltilaminations in Renal Allografts:  Typical but not Pathognomonic for Antibody Mediated Injury.  American Society of Nephrology.  November 2010, Denver, CO.

4.  Primack W, Smith Z, Amamoo A, Wang C, Brundette M, Bitner N, Gibson K, Kozlowski T, and Ferris M.  Is the Cylex Immunoknow Assay Clinically Useful or Cost Effective in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation?  XVth International Pediatric Nephrology Congress, August 2010, New York, NY.

5.  Andreoni K, Gerber D, Fair J, Johnson M, Watson R, Kozlowski T. Excellent Long Term Renal Function in Liver Transplant (LT) Recipients with Fastidious Monitoring of Tacrolimus Levels.  XXIII International Congress of the Transplantation Society, August 2010, Vancouver, Canada

6.  Kozlowski T, Schmitz, J, Toledo A, Fuller E, True K, Detwiler R, and Andreoni K.  Unsuccessful Desensitization Using Plasmapheresis Free Protocol in Sensitized Live Donor Kidney Recipients.  American Transplant Congress, May 2010, San Diego, CA.

7. Kozlowski T, Rubinas T, Nickeleit V, and Andreoni K.  Reported Inconsistencies in C4d Patterns in Liver Allograft Antibody Mediated Rejection can be Due to Detection Techniques.  American Transplant Congress, May 2010, San Diego, CA.