II Pamplona Nephrology Update 2019

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Paolo Cravedi

Mount Sinai Hospital (NY)

Biography

Dr. Cravedi is Associate Professor and Director of the Translational Transplant Research Center (TTRC) at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. His main interests include the mechanisms of rejection and tolerance of organ transplantation and immune mechanisms of glomerular diseases.

His main contributions include: 1) the definition of kidney allocation for transplantation based on histological score, 2) the discovery of immune modulating effects of erythropoietin, and 3) the role of complement in glomerulosclerosis.

He is a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in several projects funded by the National Institutes of Health. He has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and articles.