PUBLICATIONS

ISLET AlloTRANSPLANTATION

2020

Regulations

American Journal of Transplantation

The demise of islet allotransplantation in the US: A call for urgent regulatory update. The "Islets for US" Collaborative

2020

Clinical

Clinical Diabetology

Pancreatic islet transplantation in simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant recipient- a case report

2020

Abstract from TTS

Transplantation

Durable effect of beta cell replacement therapy on improvement in blood glucose control and prevention of progression of secondary diabetic complications in nonuremic patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and problematic hypoglycemia.

2020

Islet isolation technique

Cell Transplantation

"Old school” islet purification based on unit gravity sedimentation as a rescue technique for successful intraportal islet transplantation– a case report.

2020

Review

Transplantation

The Impact of COVID-19 on the State of Clinical and Laboratory Research Globally in Transplantation in May 2020

2019

Review

CellR4

Islet transplantation- perspective from Poland. 

          

2019

Monitoring of islet function, BETA-2

American Journal of Transplantation

BETA-2 Score is an Early Predictor of Graft Decline and Loss of Insulin Independence After Pancreatic Islet Allotransplantation           

2017

BETA-2 

American Journal of Transplantation

Comparative evaluation of simple indices using a single fasting blood sample to estimate beta cell function after islet transplantation

2017

BETA-2 

Transplantation Proceedings

External validation of the newly developed BETA-2 scoring system for pancreatic islet graft function assessment

Abstract from ADA, BETA-2

Diabetes 

BETA-2 Calculated Based on Single Fasting Blood Sample Allows to Define and Discriminate between Optimal and Suboptimal Islet Allograft Function Prior to the Clinical Need for Insulin Support.        

2019

2019

Abstract from ADA 

Diabetes

Does the Reparixin (CXCR1/2 Inhibitor) Improve Islet Cell Engraftment after Pancreatic Islet Allotransplantation in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus? A Randomized, Double-Blind, Prospective Study

2019

Abstract from ADA 

2018

Islets after Kidney Tx

Forum Nephrolog

Islet after kidney transplantation. Case report. 

 

2018

Forum Nephrolog

Pancreatic Islet Transplantation. 

2016

Phase 1/2 study 

Transplantation Direct

Outcomes of Pancreatic Islet Allo-Transplantation Using the Edmonton Protocol at the University of Chicago.

2018

Donor Selection, NAIDS 

Cell Transplantation

Validation of a new North American Islet Donor Score for donor pancreas selection and successful islet isolation in a medium volume islet transplant center.

2016

Donor Selection, NAIDS 

Cell Transplantation

Multicenter Study: North American Islet Donor Score in Donor Pancreas Selection for Human Islet Isolation for Transplantation

2014

Donor Selection

Transplantation Proceedings

Donor height in combination with donor score improves donor selection for clinical islet transplantation

2014

Islets Tx & Tregs

Current Opinions in Organ Transplantation

Islet cell transplant and the incorporation of Tregs

2014

Islets Tx & Tregs

Transplantation Proceedings

Biotin-PEG-SVA as a more effective linking molecule in comparison to biotin-PEG-NHS for coating of pancreatic islets with Regulatory T cells (Tregs) to create local immunoprotection

2011

Islets Tx & Tregs 

Annals of Surgery

Coating of Human Pancreatic Islets with CD4+CD25highCD127- T Regulatory Cells - a Novel Immunosuppressive Approach

2014

Islet Registry 

American Journal of Transplantation

Islet Product Characteristics and Factors Related to Successful Human Islet Transplantation from the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR) 1999-2010

2012

Islet Registry

Diabetes Care

Improvement of outcomes in clinical islet transplantation: 1999-2010

2014

Islet Imaging 

Cell Transplantation

Application of Digital Image Analysis to Determine Pancreatic Islet Mass and Purity in Clinical Islet Isolation and Transplantation

2010

Islet nano-encapsulation 

Tissue Engeneering Part A 

Encapsulation of Pancreatic Islets Within Nano-Thin Functional Polyethylene Glycol Coatings for Enhanced Insulin Secretion

PROJECTS WITH COLLABORATORS  

2015

Human Molecular Genetics

Evidence of non-pancreatic beta cell-dependent roles of

Tcf7l2 in the regulation of glucose metabolism in mice

mice model

CONTACT:

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Piotr 

Witkowski

Laboratory

Transplantation Institute

Clinical  Research Center

 

Islet and Kidney Transplantation

Manager, Lindsay Basto RN MSN 

Lindsay.Basto@uchospitals.edu

tel. (773) 702-2504

fax (773) 926-0671

 

Islet and Cell Processing and Research

Manager, Karolina Golab, PhD

kgolab@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu


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Polish-American

Transplant Center

Polish-American Transplant Center

 

Clinical Coordinator

Patrycja Ulijaszyk RN 

Patrycja.Ulijaszyk@uchospitals.edu

 

Transplantation Institute

University of Chicago Medicine

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