Research Funding

  • September 30, 1988 - September 29, 1995 - ALLOGRAFT RESPONSE TO LIVER TISSUE , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01AI028284
  • January 1, 1990 - March 31, 1995 - LIVER TRANSPLANTATION CENTERS , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH/NIDDK, Sponsor Award ID: N01DK002252
  • July 1, 1984 - June 30, 1987 - ORGAN TRANSPLANTS: ANALYSIS OF MIGRATING LYMPHOCYTES , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R23AI021560

Selected Publications

  1. Knatterud ME, Simmons RL, Payne W, Stock P, Chavers B, Ascher N, Kaufman D, Kirk A, Keshavjee S, Humar A, Ganesh S, Hughes C, Matas AJ, Kandaswamy R. The John S Najarian Symposium: The Past, Present and Future of Surgery and Transplantation, May 20, 2022, Minneapolis MN. Clin Transplant. 2022 Dec 18; e14877.  View on PubMed
  2. Meier RPH, Kelly Y, Braun H, Maluf D, Freise C, Ascher N, Roberts J, Roll G. Comparison of Biliary Complications Rates After Brain Death, Donation After Circulatory Death, and Living-Donor Liver Transplantation: A Single-Center Cohort Study. Transpl Int. 2022; 35:10855.  View on PubMed
  3. Dom?nguez-Gil B, Ascher NL, Fadhil RAS, Muller E, Cantarovich M, Ahn C, Berenguer M, Bu?ic M, Egawa H, Gondolesi GE, Haberal M, Harris D, Hirose R, Ilbawi A, Jha V, L?pez-Fraga M, Andr?s Madera S, Najafizadeh K, O'Connell PJ, Rahmel A, Shaheen FAM, Twahir A, Van Assche K, Wang H, Haraldsson B, Chatzixiros E, Delmonico FL. The Reality of Inadequate Patient Care and the Need for a Global Action Framework in Organ Donation and Transplantation. Transplantation. 2022 11 01; 106(11):2111-2117.  View on PubMed
  4. Izzy M, Brown RS, Eguchi S, Hwang S, Matamoros MA, Quintini C, Rajakumar A, Raptis DA, Spiro M, Ascher NL, Working Group. Optimizing pre-donation physiologic evaluation for enhanced recovery after living liver donation - Systematic review and multidisciplinary expert panel recommendations. Clin Transplant. 2022 Oct; 36(10):e14680.  View on PubMed
  5. Abbassi F, Gero D, Muller X, Bueno A, Figiel W, Robin F, Laroche S, Picard B, Shankar S, Ivanics T, van Reeven M, van Leeuwen OB, Braun HJ, Monbaliu D, Breton A, Vachharajani N, Bonaccorsi Riani E, Nowak G, McMillan RR, Abu-Gazala S, Nair A, Bruballa R, Paterno F, Weppler Sears D, Pinna AD, Guarrera JV, de Santiba?es E, de Santiba?es M, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Olthoff K, Ghobrial RM, Ericzon BG, Ciccarelli O, Chapman WC, Mabrut JY, Pirenne J, M?llhaupt B, Ascher NL, Porte RJ, de Meijer VE, Polak WG, Sapisochin G, Attia M, Soubrane O, Weiss E, Adam RA, Cherqui D, Boudjema K, Zieniewicz K, Jassem W, Dutkowski P, Clavien PA. Novel Benchmark Values for Redo Liver Transplantation: Does the Outcome Justify the Effort? Ann Surg. 2022 11 01; 276(5):860-867.  View on PubMed
  6. Sitta R, Roberts J, Gardner J, Ascher N, Piper M. A novel microsurgical reconstruction technique in a living-related liver donor hepatic artery dissection using the native hepatic artery. Am J Transplant. 2022 10; 22(10):2467-2469.  View on PubMed
  7. Zarinsefat A, Gulati A, Shui A, Braun H, Rogers R, Hirose R, Ascher N, Stock P. Long-term Outcomes Following Kidney and Liver Transplant in Recipients With HIV. JAMA Surg. 2022 03 01; 157(3):240-247.  View on PubMed
  8. Braun HJ, Amara D, Shui AM, Stock PG, Hirose R, Delmonico FL, Ascher NL. International Travel for Liver Transplantation: A Comprehensive Assessment of the Impact on the United States Transplant System. Transplantation. 2022 02 01; 106(2):e141-e152.  View on PubMed
  9. Meier RPH, Kelly Y, Yamaguchi S, Braun HJ, Lunow-Luke T, Adelmann D, Niemann C, Maluf DG, Dietch ZC, Stock PG, Kang SM, Feng S, Posselt AM, Gardner JM, Syed SM, Hirose R, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Roll GR. Advantages and Limitations of Clinical Scores for Donation After Circulatory Death Liver Transplantation. Front Surg. 2021; 8:808733.  View on PubMed
  10. Braun HJ, Mello A, Kothari R, Ku E, Yilma M, Tavakol M, Zhang L, Niemann CU, Ascher NL, Adelmann D. Expedited evaluation for liver transplantation: A critical look at processes and outcomes. Clin Transplant. 2022 03; 36(3):e14539.  View on PubMed
  11. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. Travel for Transplantation: A Review of Domestic and International Travel for Liver Transplantation in the United States. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2021 Dec; 18(6):292-296.  View on PubMed
  12. Greenberg AL, Collins CR, Rosser ML, Ascher NL, O'Sullivan PS, Reilly LM, Lebares CC. Surgical Trainee Well-Being: A Synergy of Individual and System-Level Interventions. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11S):S184-S185.  View on PubMed
  13. Dom?nguez-Gil B, Ascher N, Capron AM, Gardiner D, Manara AR, Bernat JL, Mi?ambres E, Singh JM, Porte RJ, Markmann JF, Dhital K, Ledoux D, Fondevila C, Hosgood S, Van Raemdonck D, Keshavjee S, Dubois J, McGee A, Henderson GV, Glazier AK, Tullius SG, Shemie SD, Delmonico FL. Correction to: Expanding controlled donation after the circulatory determination of death: statement from an international collaborative. Intensive Care Med. 2021 Sep; 47(9):1059-1060.  View on PubMed
  14. Kim Y, Ahmed E, Ascher N, Danguilan R, Hooi LS, Hustrini NM, Kim YH, Kute V, Rosete-Liquete RMO, Ma M, Mannon RB, Nakagawa Y, Od-Erdne L, Ramesh V, Rashid HU, Thangaraju S, Thwin KT, Vathsala A, West L, Win KK, Ahn C, Wong G. Meeting Report: First State of the Art Meeting on Gender Disparity in Kidney Transplantation in the Asia-Pacific. Transplantation. 2021 09 01; 105(9):1888-1891.  View on PubMed
  15. Adelmann D, Khorashadi M, Zhou G, Kinjo S, Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Braehler MR. "The use of bilateral continuous erector spinae plane blocks for postoperative analgesia after right-sided living donor hepatectomy: A feasibility study". Clin Transplant. 2021 09; 35(9):e14413.  View on PubMed
  16. Braun HJ, Grab JD, Dodge JL, Syed SM, Roll GR, Schwab MP, Liu IH, Glencer AC, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Ascher NL. Retransplantation After Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Data from the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Study. Transplantation. 2021 06 01; 105(6):1297-1302.  View on PubMed
  17. Locke JE, Shelton B, Orandi B, Olthoff K, Pomfret E, Forde KA, Sawinski D, Gray M, Ascher N. Obesity is a risk factor for progression to kidney transplant waitlisting after liver transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021 07; 35(7):e14317.  View on PubMed
  18. Cosimi AB, Ascher NL, Emond JC, Kaufman DB, Madsen JC, Miller J, Monaco AP, Montgomery RA, Newell KA, S?nchez-Fueyo A, Sarwal MM, Scandling JD, Strober S, Todo S, Weir MR, Sachs DH. The Importance of Bringing Transplantation Tolerance to the Clinic. Transplantation. 2021 05 01; 105(5):935-940.  View on PubMed
  19. Schwab ME, Braun HJ, Quan D, Roll GR, Budanova N, Ascher NL, Hirose R. Standardizing Discharge Opioid Prescriptions in Kidney Transplant Patients Decreases Opioid Usage. J Surg Res. 2021 09; 265:153-158.  View on PubMed
  20. Braun HJ, Dodge JL, Grab JD, Schwab ME, Liu IH, Glencer AC, Stock PG, Hirose R, Roberts JP, Ascher NL. Live Donor Liver Transplantation in the United States: Impact of Share 35 on Live Donor Utilization. Transplantation. 2021 04 01; 105(4):824-831.  View on PubMed

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