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Improving Access to Kidney Transplantation through Organ Optimization and Enhanced Evaluation

May 2020 Council

Lead Division/Office

KUH

Point(s) of Contact

Daniel Gossett, Ph.D.; Kevin Abbott, M.D., M.P.H.; Ivonne Schulman, M.D.; Deborah Hoshizaki, Ph.D.; Chris Ketchum, Ph.D.; Anna B. Sadusky, Ph.D.

Executive Summary

This concept is to host a workshop focused on optimization and evaluation of donor kidneys for transplant, with the goal of stimulating research and technology development that could lead to improved access to this life-saving treatment for end stage renal disease.