100. Predict: The ID Physician's Role in Transplant Preparedness
Session: Symposium: Predict, Prevent, and Protect: Optimizing Transplant Outcomes
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 8:45 AM
Room: S 214-216
Deepali Kumar, MD Msc, Transplant Infectious Diseases, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

Dr. Deepali Kumar is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is a attending physician in the Multi-Organ Transplant Program at University Health Network. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Ottawa and did infectious disease training at the University of California-San Diego and McMaster University. She further did a Masters degree with a focus in transplantation at the University of Toronto. Dr. Kumar has a translational research program that consists of both clinical and laboratory-based research. Her research focuses on immunologic responses to vaccines and viral infections in transplant recipients. She has supervised numerous graduate students and medical residents/fellows. She has authored over 150 manuscripts, editorials, and book chapters in the field of transplantation. For her research she has been a recipient of the American Society of Transplantation Investigator Award and the Royal College Gold Medal in Medicine. She currently holds peer reviewed and industry funding for translational studies in infectious diseases related to transplantation.


D. Kumar, Sanofi: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee . GSK: Grant Investigator and Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee and Research grant .

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