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How to Deal with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Tuesday September 15, 2020 - 15:15 to 17:00

Room: Channel 6

390.1 Pre-LT: down-staging and optimal selection

Kim M. Olthoff, United States

Chief, Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania

Biography


Kim M. Olthoff, MD, is the Donald Guthrie Professor of Surgery in the Division of Transplantation at the University of Pennsylvania, Vice Chair for Faculty Development of the Department of Surgery, and the Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery. She leads the liver transplant and living liver donor programs at Penn and at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Olthoff is a Past-President for the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, served on the UNOS/OPTN Board of Directors, and chaired numerous other committees for national and international surgical and transplant societies. She has a busy clinical practice in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, living donor surgery, and hepatobiliary malignancies and an active research program in clinical and translational studies that focus on living donation and liver regeneration, early allograft dysfunction, and molecular pathways involved in restoration of liver function in the transplant setting. Dr Olthoff is a recipient of NIH funding, and has published over 200 manuscripts, editorials, and chapters.

Presentations by Kim M. Olthoff

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