The focus of this study is primarily the donor, which makes it very unique as very few studies have been conducted on the donor intervention to improve graft outcomes. Most of trials focus on recipient targeted interventions. As highlighted in this study, the donor intervention research encounters numerous challenges. What are the key ethical challenges facing donor intervention research?
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Veeraish Chauhan, MD, FACP, FASN
Attending Nephrologist at Renal Hypertension Center
Kassem Safa, MD
Transplant Nephrologist, Mass General Hospital
W. James Chon, M.D., FACP, FASN, FAST
Associate Professor, Univ of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS); Medical Director, Renal Transplant Program, UAMS Medical Center
Mohamed Alseiari, MD
Nephrology Fellow at Brown University
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