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Making Kidney Transplantation Possible During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET.

Presenter:

Dr. Richard V. Perez, MD - Chief of Transplant Surgery and Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, University of California, UC Davis Health

Biography:

Dr. Richard V. Perez is an experienced transplant surgeon. His main interest is in kidney/pancreas transplantation and hemodialysis vascular access. Dr. Perez is a well-respected educator in the field of organ transplantation. His research interests focus on the expansion of the pool of deceased organs available for renal transplantation, and the role of inflammation in contributing to transplant outcomes.

Presentation Objectives:

The presenter will share how UC Davis has continued to successfully transplant patients despite the COVID-19 pandemic.