Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2023 Making the Cut: Parathyroidectomy Before or After Kidney Transplantation?World Journal of Surgery.  47:319-329. 2023
2022 COVID-19 Vaccination and Remdesivir are Associated With Protection From New or Increased Levels of Donor-Specific Antibodies Among Kidney Transplant Recipients Hospitalized With COVID-19Transplant International.  35. 2022
2021 Impact of Subclinical Borderline Inflammation on Kidney Transplant OutcomesTransplantation Direct.  7:E663. 2021
2021 Avoiding surveillance biopsy: Use of a noninvasive biomarker assay in a real-life scenarioClinical Transplantation.  35. 2021
2020 Redefining the Influence of Ethnicity on Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Outcomes: A 15-year Single-center ExperienceAnnals of Surgery.  271:177-183. 2020
2019 Albuminuria and Allograft Failure, Cardiovascular Disease Events, and All-Cause Death in Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Cohort Analysis of the FAVORIT TrialAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  73:51-61. 2019
2017 Serum Phosphorus and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, All-Cause Mortality, or Graft Failure in Kidney Transplant Recipients: An Ancillary Study of the FAVORIT Trial CohortAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  70:377-385. 2017
2014 Emotional well-being of living kidney donors: Findings from the RELIVE studyAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  14:2535-2544. 2014
2013 Demographic, metabolic, and blood pressure characteristics of living kidney donors spanning five decadesAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  13:390-398. 2013
2011 Homocysteine-lowering and cardiovascular disease outcomes in kidney transplant recipients: Primary results from the folic acid for vascular outcome reduction in transplantation trialCirculation.  123:1763-1770. 2011
2009 Risk factors and impact of recurrent lupus nephritis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus undergoing renal transplantation: Data from a single US institutionArthritis and Rheumatism.  60:2757-2766. 2009
2009 Isolated central nervous system posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder treated with high-dose intravenous methotrexateAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  9:1243-1248. 2009
2008 Systolic dysfunction portends increased mortality among those waiting for renal transplantJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  19:1190-1196. 2008
2007 Renal function with cyclosporine C2 monitoring, enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium and basiliximab: A 12-month randomized trial in renal transplant recipientsClinical Transplantation.  21:192-201. 2007
2005 Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder among renal transplant patients in relation to the use of mycophenolate mofetilTransplantation.  80:1174-1180. 2005
2005 Association of CD20+ infiltrates with poorer clinical outcomes in acute cellular rejection of renal allograftsAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  5:2248-2252. 2005
2005 Health disparities in transplantation: Focus on the complexity and challenge of renal transplantation in African AmericansMedical Clinics of North America.  89:1003-1031. 2005
2001 Current challenges in renal transplantationCurrent Opinion in Organ Transplantation.  6:143-144. 2001
2000 Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder localized near the allograft in renal transplantationTransplantation.  69:809-814. 2000
2000 Focal posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder at the renal allograft hilumAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  175:1417-1422. 2000
2000 The best way to manage hypertension after renal transplantation.Journal of Renal Nutrition.  10:3-6. 2000
1996 High flux plasma exchange using a modified rotating membrane systemASAIO Journal.  42:957-960. 1996

Research Overview

  • BK virus
  • Investigator On

  • A Trial of Transplanting Hepatitis C-Viremic Kidneys Into Hepatitis C-Negative Kidney Recipients (THINKER-NEXT) Cost-Reimbursement  awarded by University of Pennsylvania
  • A Trial of Transplanting Hepatitis C-viremic Kidneys into Hepatitis C-Negative Kidney Recipients (THINKER-NEXT) Fixed Rate  awarded by University of Pennsylvania
  • APOL1 Long-Term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network (APOLLO) Clinical Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • APOL1 Long-term kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network (APOLLO) Clinical Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Effects of Inhibiting Early Inflammation in Kidney Transplant Patients  awarded by ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI
  • Effects of Inhibiting Early Inflammation in Kidney Transplant Patients - Equipment  awarded by Mount Sinai School of Medicine ^
  • Novel Therapies to Modulate the Inflammatory Alloresponse in Renal Grafts  awarded by University of California, San Francisco
  • Preserving Renal Function & Protective Immunity via Anti-LFA-1-Based CNI Avoidance  awarded by Emory University
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTELLAS PHARMA US, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CAREDX INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by QUARK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by MALLINCKRODT, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRANSPLANT GENOMICS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CSL BEHRING, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by VELOXIS PHARMACEUTICALS A/S
  • Private Grant  awarded by CSL BEHRING, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by NATERA, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by MALLINCKRODT, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CAREDX INC.
  • RXR Rexinoids for Cancer Chemoprevention  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Using Microarrays to Assess Transplant Biopsies: The Future Standard of Care (INTERCOMEX: The INTERCOM Extension Study)  awarded by University of Alberta at Edmonton
  • Education And Training

  • University of Connecticut Health Center, Internship
  • University of Connecticut Health Center, Residency
  • University of Connecticut Health Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York System : Health Science Center at Brooklyn 1990
  • Full Name

  • Clifton Kew