Positions

Overview

  • Oct 1, 2017 - present Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology/Transplant Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama

    Jan 2012 - present Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology/Transplant Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama

    October 15, 2007 - 2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology/Transplant Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama

    July 2008 - present Core Clinical Faculty for the UAB Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama

    July 2013 - present Clinical Director, Renal Module, University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, Alabama

    July 2010 - June 2013 Assitant Director, Renal Module, University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, Alabama

    July 2001 – June 2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
    Division of General Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), San Antonio, Texas

    July 2000 – June 2001 CHIEF RESIDENT/Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine , Office of Educational Programs, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), San Antonio, Texas

    1996 Diabetes Research Fellowship, Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
  • Selected Publications

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2011 Immunosuppression: Past, present, and future.  19-30. 2011

    Research Overview

  • Kidney transplantation
    Living kidney donors
    Incompatible kidney transplant
    Antibody mediated rejection: prevention and treatment and prognosis
    Kidney paired donation
    Cardiovascular outcomes after kidney transplantation
  • Investigator On

  • APOL1 Long-Term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network (APOLLO) Clinical Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
  • Comparison of Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10% (IVIG), plus Rituximab vs. IVIG 10% + Placebo (Normal Saline) as Agents to Reduce Donor Specific Antibodies, Improve Transplant Rates and Outcomes in Highly-HLA Sensitized Patients Awaiting Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation  awarded by Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
  • 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
  • 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 VELOXIS PHARMACEUTICALS A/S
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY
  • Private Grant  awarded by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
  • 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 ASTELLAS PHARMA US, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRANSPLANT GENOMICS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTELLAS PHARMA GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT, INC. - NEW
  • Private Grant  awarded by VELOXIS PHARMACEUTICALS A/S
  • Private Grant  awarded by COHEREX MEDICAL, INC
  • Private Grant  awarded by CSL BEHRING, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRANSPLANT GENOMICS, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by NATERA, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CSL BEHRING, LLC
  • Private Grant  awarded by MALLINCKRODT, INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by CAREDX INC.
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRANSPLANT GENOMICS, INC.
  • 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 Texas Health Science Center, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Washington Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), 1994
  • Full Name

  • Vineeta Kumar