Description: this is a short video describing the current and new policies regarding deceased donor kidney allocation in the USA. These policies may significantly affect certain groups of patients and physicians must be aware of those in order to best represent their patients.
Dr. Leonardo V. Riella is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Physician-Scientist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston.
He is Associate Director of Kidney Transplantation, Associate Member of Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and Associate Editor of the American Journal of Transplantation.
Dr. Riella’s research is focused on understanding the mechanisms of immune regulation and on the development of novel therapies to promote organ tolerance.