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Visiting Professor: Arthur Matas, MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota “Controversies in Increasing Living Kidney Donation”
January 29 @ 7:15 am - 8:15 am
Arthur J. Matas, MD is Professor of Surgery and Director of the Renal Transplant Program at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Currently, Dr. Matas is the principal investigator on three NIH grants concerning ways to improve outcomes for transplantation patients. He has authored or coauthoredover 600 articles and book chapters and his research has been presented at numerous national and international meetings.
Dr. Matas earned his medical degree in 1972 at the University of Manitoba College of Medicine in Winnipeg, Canada, and did his surgical residency and transplantation fellowship at the University of Minnesota Hospitals, where he was actively involved in clinical and laboratory research.
A member of many surgical and transplant-related societies, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (of which he is currently Past President), the American Society of Transplantation, The Transplantation Society, the American Society of Nephrology, the American Surgical Association, and the American College of Surgeons), Dr. Matas serves on the editorial board or is a reviewer for numerous journals.