Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sumit Mohan

Awards & Recognitions

  • Promoted to medical director of kidney transplant program
  • Dec 2022: Best of AJKD for article “ Impact of Extending Eligibility for Reinstatement of Waiting Time After Early Allograft Failure: A Decision Analysis.”
  • Oct 2022: Best of ASN Publications for the article “Declined offers for deceased donor kidneys are not an independent reflection of organ quality”
  • Jul 2023 – Jun 2024: Co-Chair, American Society of Transplantation Research Network Review Committee
  • Jul 2022 – Jun 2024: Chair, Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)/United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Data Advisory Committee


  • Sep 2022 – May 2026: Towards rapid measurement of antibiotics in critical care setting NIBIB – R01 EB032910. Role: MPI (Stojanovic/Mohan/Lin/Cremer)

Oral Presentations

  • April 2023: Reducing Kidney discards and improving utilization of marginal organs, NKF SCM 2023.
  • Oct 2022: Challenges in access to Kidney Transplantation in the United States, Division of Special Populations, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)


1.        *Schold JD, Huml AM, Husain SA, Poggio ED, Buchalter RB, Lopez R, Kaplan B, Mohan S. Deceased Donor Kidneys from Higher Distressed Communities are Significantly Less Likely to be Utilized for Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2023 Mar 29. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37001643.2.        Mohan S, Yu M, King Kl, Husain SA. Increasing discards as an unintended consequence of recent changes in kidney allocation policy. Kidney Int Rep. Accepted3.        McCulloh I, Stewart D, Kiernan K, Yazicioglu F, Patsolic H, Zinner C, Mohan S, Cartwright L. An experiment on the impact of predictive analytics on kidney offer acceptance decisions. Am J Transplant. 2023 Mar 21:S1600-6135(23)00353-2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36958629.4.        Snyder JJ, Schaffhausen CR, Hart A, Axelrod DA, Dils D, Formica RN Jr, Gaber AO, Hunt HF, Jones J, Mohan S, Patzer RE, Pinney SP, Ratner LE, Slaker D, Stewart D, Stewart ZA, Van Slyck S, Kasiske BL, Hirose R, Israni AK. Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Transplant Metrics: The 2022 Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients’ Consensus Conference. Am J Transplant. 2023 Mar 21:S1600-6135(23)00355-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36958628. 5.        King KL, Yu M, Husain SA, Patzer RE, Sandra V, Reese PP, Schold JD, Mohan S. Contribution of Estimates of Glomerular Filtration to the Extensive Disparities in Preemptive Listing for Kidney Transplant. Kidney Int Rep. 2022 Dec 30;8(3):442-454. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2022.12.021. PMID: 36938099; PMCID: PMC10014377 6.     Reese PP, Doshi MD, Hall IE, Besharatian B, Bromberg JS, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Jia Y, Kamoun M, Mansour SG, Akalin E, Harhay MN, Mohan S, Muthukumar T, Schröppel B, Singh P, Weng FL, Parikh CR. Deceased-Donor Acute Kidney Injury and Acute Rejection in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Multicenter Cohort. Am J Kidney Dis. 2023 Feb;81(2):222-231.e1. Epub 2022 Oct 1. PMID: 36191727.7.     *Puttarajappa CM, Hariharan S, Zhang X, Tevar A, Mehta R, Gunabushanam V, Sood P, Hoffman W, Mohan S. Early Effect of the Circular Model of Kidney Allocation in the United States. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2023 Jan 1;34(1):ASN.2022040471. Epub 2022 Oct 27. PMID: 363025998.    *Schold JD, Nordyke RJ, Wu Z, Corvino F, Wang W, Mohan S. Clinical Events and Renal Function in the First Year Predict Long-Term Kidney Transplant Survival. Kidney360. 2022 Jan 25;3(4):714-727. PMID: 357216189.     *Li MT, Ramakrishnan A, Yu M, Daniel E, Sandra V, Sanichar N, King KL, Stevens JS, Husain SA, Mohan S. Effects of Delayed Graft Function on Transplant Outcomes: A Meta-analysis. Transplant Direct. 2023 Jan 12;9(2):e1433. PMID: 36700066.10.    Liu RX, Koyawala N, Thiessen-Philbrook HR, Doshi MD, Reese PP, Hall IE, Mohan S, Parikh CR. Untargeted metabolomics of perfusate and their association with hypothermic machine perfusion and allograft failure. Kidney Int. 2022 Dec 20:S0085-2538(22)01038-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36549364.10.     *Husain SA, King KL, Cron DC, Lentine KL, Adler JT, Mohan S. Influence of organ quality on the observed association between deceased donor kidney procurement biopsy findings and graft survival. Am J Transplant. 2022 Dec;22(12):2842-2854. Epub 2022 Aug 25. PMID: 35946600.11.    Patzer RE, Di M, Zhang R, McPherson L, DuBay DA, Ellis M, Wolf J, Jones H, Zayas C, Mulloy L, Reeves-Daniel A, Mohan S, Perez AC, Trivedi AN, Pastan SO; Southeastern Kidney Transplant Coalition. Referral and Evaluation for Kidney Transplantation Following Implementation of the 2014 National Kidney Allocation System. Am J Kidney Dis. 2022 Dec;80(6):707-717. Epub 2022 Mar 14. PMID: 35301050.12.     *Husain SA, Stevens JS, King KL, Robbins-Juarez SY, Cohen M, Lyashchenko AK, Cremers S, Mohan S. Timed Creatinine Clearance and Measured Glomerular Filtration Rate in Living Kidney Donors. Kidney Med. 2022 Nov 17;5(1):100572. PMID: 36713309.13.     Geetha D, Kronbichler A, Rutter M, Bajpai D, Menez S, Weissenbacher A, Anand S, Lin E, Carlson N, Sozio S, Fowler K, Bignall R, Ducharlet K, Tannor EK, Wijewickrama E, Hafidz MIA, Tesar V, Hoover R, Crews D, Varnell C, Danziger-Isakov L, Jha V, Mohan S, Parikh C, Luyckx V. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the kidney community: lessons learned and future directions. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2022 Nov;18(11):724-737. Epub 2022 Aug 24. PMID: 36002770.14.    Pinsino A, Fabbri M, Braghieri L, Bohn B, Gaudig AJ, Kim A, Takeda K, Naka Y, Sayer GT, Uriel N, Demmer RT, Faillace RT, Husain SA, Mohan S, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M. The difference between cystatin C- and creatinine-based assessment of kidney function in acute heart failure. ESC Heart Fail. 2022 Oct;9(5):3139-3148. Epub 2022 Jun 27. PMID: 35762103.15.    *Husain SA, King KL, Owen-Simon NL, Fernandez HE, Ratner LE, Mohan S. Access to kidney transplantation among pediatric candidates with prior solid organ transplants in the United States. Pediatr Transplant. 2022 Sep;26(6):e14303. Epub 2022 May 26. PMID: 35615911.16.     *Yu K, Husain SA, Stevens Js, Parikh CR, Mohan S. Kidney nonprocurement in deceased donors with acute kidney injury. Clin Transplant. 2022 Aug 4:e14788. PMID 3592434517.    *Schold JD, Huml AM, Poggio ED, Reese PP, Mohan S. A tool for decision-making in kidney transplant candidates with poor prognosis to receive deceased donor transplantation in the United States. Kidney Int. 2022 Sep;102(3):640-651. Epub 2022 Jun 26. PMID: 35760150.