… in the Minneapolis Star Tribune notes that the most charitable description of what’s been going on at the clubby University of Minnesota medical school would be “bizarre.”
Monday, December 15, 2008
Dr. Abhi Humar Goes to Pittsburgh to Head Transplant Program
I've written about this before - sadly we have lost him.
For background - see A World Class Liver Transplant Surgeon at Minnesota, Let's Not Lose Him.
Humar named chief of transplantation at UPMC
Pittsburgh Business Times
Dr. Abhinav Humar has been named clinical director of the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute and chief of the division of transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the hospital network announced Monday.
Humar currently serves as medical director of the Liver and Living Donor Programs at the Transplant Center of the University of Minnesota Medical Center. His appointment at UPMC is effective in March.
Humar received his medical degree from the University of Ottawa and completed his general surgical residency at the University of Ottawa in 1995 and a surgical fellowship in transplantation at the University of Minnesota. In 2000, he was appointed medical director for the Living Donor Transplant Program and also serves as a staff physician at Fairview University Medical Center and VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Humar’s areas of research include partial liver transplants and studies of hepatic regeneration and clinical outcome studies in kidney, liver and pancreas transplants. He has received numerous National Institutes of Health and pharmaceutical research grants.