Research Funding

  • April 1, 1990 - September 29, 1995 - ALLOGRAFT RESPONSE TO LIVER TISSUE, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIAID, 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/NIAID, Sponsor Award ID: R23AI021560
  • April 1, 1990 - September 29, 1995 - ALLOGRAFT RESPONSE TO LIVER TISSUE, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIAID, Sponsor Award ID: R01AI028284

Selected Publications

  1. 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 Jul 01.  View on PubMed
  2. Domínguez-Gil B, Ascher N, Capron AM, Gardiner D, Manara AR, Bernat JL, Miñambres 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 Jun 15.  View on PubMed
  3. 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
  4. Cosimi AB, Ascher NL, Emond JC, Kaufman DB, Madsen JC, Miller J, Monaco AP, Montgomery RA, Newell KA, Sánchez-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 May 01; 105(5):935-940.  View on PubMed
  5. 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 Apr 30; 265:153-158.  View on PubMed
  6. 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 Apr 18; e14317.  View on PubMed
  7. 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 Apr 01; 105(4):824-831.  View on PubMed
  8. Lebares CC, Coaston TN, Delucchi KL, Guvva EV, Shen WT, Staffaroni AM, Kramer JH, Epel ES, Hecht FM, Ascher NL, Harris HW, Cole SW. Enhanced Stress Resilience Training in Surgeons: Iterative Adaptation and Biopsychosocial Effects in 2 Small Randomized Trials. Ann Surg. 2021 03 01; 273(3):424-432.  View on PubMed
  9. Domínguez-Gil B, Ascher N, Capron AM, Gardiner D, Manara AR, Bernat JL, Miñambres 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. Expanding controlled donation after the circulatory determination of death: statement from an international collaborative. Intensive Care Med. 2021 Mar; 47(3):265-281.  View on PubMed
  10. Hansen KS, Ghersin H, Piper M, Tavakol M, Lee B, Esserman LJ, Roberts JP, Freise C, Ascher NL, Mukhtar RA. A world-wide survey on kidney transplantation practices in breast cancer survivors: The need for new management guidelines. Am J Transplant. 2021 Jan 09.  View on PubMed
  11. Lebares CC, Greenberg AL, Ascher NL, Delucchi KL, Reilly LM, van der Schaaf M, Baathe F, O'Sullivan P, Isaksson Rø K. Exploration of Individual and System-Level Well-being Initiatives at an Academic Surgical Residency Program: A Mixed-Methods Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 01 04; 4(1):e2032676.  View on PubMed
  12. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. Opioid Use and Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2021 Jan 01; 105(1):25-26.  View on PubMed
  13. Wisel SA, Thiessen C, Day R, Belin LJ, Syed SM, Hirose R, Ascher N, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Setting rules for the sandbox: A response to "Successfully sharing the sandbox: A perspective on combined DCD liver and heart donor procurement". Am J Transplant. 2021 05; 21(5):1981-1982.  View on PubMed
  14. Braun HJ, Torres AM, Louie F, Weinberg SD, Kang SM, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Expanding living donor liver transplantation: Report of first US living donor liver transplant chain. Am J Transplant. 2021 04; 21(4):1633-1636.  View on PubMed
  15. Braun HJ, Schwab MP, Jin C, Amara D, Mehta NJ, Grace TR, Croci R, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Ascher NL. Opioid use prior to liver transplant is associated with increased risk of death after transplant. Am J Surg. 2021 Jul; 222(1):234-240.  View on PubMed
  16. Syed SM, Gardner J, Roll G, Webber A, Mehta N, Shoji J, Adelmann D, Niemann C, Braun HJ, Mello A, Yao F, Posselt A, Kang SM, Hirose R, Roberts J, Feng S, Ascher N, Stock P, Freise C. COVID-19 and Abdominal Transplant: A Stepwise Approach to Practice During Pandemic Conditions. Transplantation. 2020 11; 104(11):2215-2220.  View on PubMed
  17. Ascher N. In Memoriam: Dr. John Najarian, 1927-2020. Am J Transplant. 2021 03; 21(3):915-916.  View on PubMed
  18. Ahn C, Amer H, Anglicheau D, Ascher NL, Baan CC, Battsetset G, Bat-Ireedui B, Berney T, Betjes MGH, Bichu S, Birn H, Brennan D, Bromberg J, Caillard S, Cannon RM, Cantarovich M, Chan A, Chen ZS, Chapman JR, Cole EH, Cross N, Durand F, Egawa H, Emond JC, Farrero M, Friend PJ, Geissler EK, Ha J, Haberal MA, Henderson ML, Hesselink DA, Humar A, Jassem W, Jeong JC, Kaplan B, Kee T, Kim SJ, Kumar D, Legendre CM, Man K, Moulin B, Muller E, Munkhbat R, Od-Erdene L, Perrin P, Rela M, Tanabe K, Tedesco Silva H, Tinckam KT, Tullius SG, Wong G. Global Transplantation COVID Report March 2020. Transplantation. 2020 10; 104(10):1974-1983.  View on PubMed
  19. Braun HJ, Ascher NL. Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents. JAMA Surg. 2020 10 01; 155(10):1000-1001.  View on PubMed
  20. Delmonico FL, Dominguez-Gil B, Ascher NL, Glazier AK, Henderson GV, Bernat JL. Author's Response. Transplantation. 2020 07; 104(7):e218-e219.  View on PubMed

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