Principle Investigator
Minnie Sarwal,
MD, FRCP, PhD, DCH
Professor, Pediatrics
& Immunology
Medical Director,
Pediatric Kidney
Transplant

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Lucile Packard Affiliation

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Recent Publications
Comparison of multiplex meta analysis techniques for understanding the acute rejection of solid organ transplants.
Morgan A., Khatri P., Jones R., Sarwal M., Butte A.
Efficacy and Safety of Thymoglobulin Induction as an Alternative Approach for Steroid-Free Maintenance Immunosuppression in Pediatric Renal Transplantation.
Li L*, Chaudhuri A*, Chen A, Zhao X, Bezchinsky M, Concepcion W, Salvatierra O Jr, Sarwal MM.
Differential Immunogenicity and Clinical Relevance of Kidney Compartment Specific Antigens after Renal Transplantation.
Li L, Sigdel TK, Vitalone M, Lee SH, Sarwal MM.
Differentially Expressed RNA from Public Microarray Data Identifies Serum Protein Biomarkers for Cross-Organ Transplant Rejection and Other Conditions
Rong C, Sigdel T, Li L, Kambham N, Dudley J, Hsieh S, Klassen B, Chen A, Caohuu T, Morgan A, Valantine H, Khush K, Sarwal M, Butte A.
Welcome to the Sarwal Lab
Our lab focuses on translational bedside-to-bench research with the use of high throughput technologies such as genomics and proteomics, to unravel the complex heterogeneity of kidney diseases, solid organ transplant rejection and tolerance. The aim of these studies is to identify potentially important diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic markers for disease monitoring, treatment and prognosis. We have applied our studies to improve outcomes in pediatric kidney transplantation by identification of markers for acute rejection risk stratification, chronic non-human primate vascular injury, and based on our work, also developed a complete steroid avoidance protocol in pediatric kidney transplantation (currently the basis of a multicenter randomized NIH funded study).
2010 Awards And Achievements
The Transplant Society - Roche Award for Outstanding Achievement in Transplantation Science (Clinical): Dr. Minnie Sarwal
The Transplant Society - Young Investigator Award: Dr. Li Li
American Society of Transplant - Young Investigator Award: Dr. Li Li
American Society of Transplant - Young Investigator Award: Dr. Purvesh Khatri
NIH - Keystone Symposia Scholarship:
Dr. Poonam Sansanwal
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