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Office22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102Phone+1 207-662-2651
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- Dr. Arjang Djamali is Chair of the Department of Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. He earned his medical degree from Montpellier Medical School in Montpellier, France. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit and a fellowship in nephrology at University of Wisconsin Madison where he joined the faculty and rose through the ranks to the position of Professor of Medicine and Surgery and Head of the Nephrology Division.
Dr. Djamali is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation. As a transplant nephrologist and scientist with more than 200 manuscripts published in peer reviewed journals, Dr. Djamali has been considered a national leader in the areas of antibody mediated processes and kidney transplant outcomes. He has been funded by the NIH, Foundations, and Industry throughout his career and has been a member of the NIH, VA-H, and national societies’ grant review panels, a member of advisory panels to the FDA and pharmaceutical industry, an invited speaker nationally and internationally, and a member of planning committees for national and international society meetings. Dr. Djamali holds three INDs and is the Associate Editor of Kidney360, the most recent publication from the American Society of Nephrology.
Education & Training
- University of Wisconsin Hospitals and ClinicsFellowship, Nephrology, 2001 - 2003
- Wayne State University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001
- Universite de Montpellier Faculty of MedicineClass of 1998
- Lycée CarnotBaccalaureate in Mathematics, 1984 - 1987
Certifications & Licensure
- ME State Medical License 2021 - 2024
- WI State Medical License 2001 - 2023
- MI State Medical License 1998 - 2001
- American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
- CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011
- Fellow (ASNF) American Society of Nephrology
- Role of Nox2 in CNI-induced Renal Fibrosis Start of enrollment: 2012 Nov 30
- Belatacept in Kidney Transplantation of Moderately Sensitized Patients Start of enrollment: 2014 Sep 24
- Identification of Donor Specific B Cells and Antibody Mediated Rejection Start of enrollment: 2014 Jun 05
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Publications & Presentations
- Chronic Active Antibody-mediated Rejection: Opportunity to Determine the Role of Interleukin-6 Blockade.Mel Berger, Mary Baliker, Teun Van Gelder, Georg A Böhmig, Roslyn B Mannon, Deepali Kumar, Steve Chadban, Peter Nickerson, Laurie A Lee, Arjang Djamali> ;Transplantation. 2023 Nov 9
- Characterizing the risk of human leukocyte antigen-incompatible living donor kidney transplantation in older recipients.Jane J Long, Jennifer D Motter, Kyle R Jackson, Jennifer Chen, Babak J Orandi, Robert A Montgomery, Mark D Stegall, Stanley C Jordan, Enrico Benedetti, Ty B Dunn, Lloy...> ;American Journal of Transplantation. 2023 Sep 23
- Multiscale genetic architecture of donor-recipient differences reveals intronic LIMS1 mismatches associated with kidney transplant survival.Zeguo Sun, Zhongyang Zhang, Khadija Banu, Ian W Gibson, Robert B Colvin, Zhengzi Yi, Weijia Zhang, Bony De Kumar, Anand Reghuvaran, John Pell, Thomas D Manes, Arjang D...> ;The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2023 Nov 1
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- Clinical Significance of Microvascular Inflammation in the Absence of Anti-HLA DSA in Kidney TransplantationParajuli S, Redfield RR, Garg N, Aziz F, Mohamed M, Astor BC, Zhong W, Djamali A, Mandelbrot DA.
- Current outcomes of chronic active antibody mediated rejection - A large single center retrospective review using the updated BANFF 2013 criteriaRedfield RR, Ellis TM, Zhong W, Scalea JR, Zens TJ, Mandelbrot D, Muth BL, Panzer S, Samaniego M, Kaufman DB, Astor BC, Djamali A.
- In Kidney Transplant Recipients With a Positive Virtual Crossmatch, High PRA was Associated With Lower Incidence of Viral InfectionsParajuli S, Muth BL, Turk JA, Astor BC, Mohammed M, Mandelbrot DA, Djamali A.
- A Major Reimagining: Kidney Week 2020 and Kidney TransplantationNovember 2020
- UW Med School Risks 'Misclassifying' Kidney Disease to 'Address Systemic Racism'October 26th, 2020
- UW Launches Nation's First Cell Therapy Trial for Kidney Transplant PatientsAugust 6th, 2019
- Wisconsin Kidney Transplant Patients with Virus Will Be Studied in Hopes of Finding CureAugust 6th, 2019
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- Chair Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, MEDr. Arjang Djamali is Chair of the Department of Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. He earned his medical degree from Montpellier Medical School in Montpellier, France. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit and a fellowship in nephrology at2021 - Present
- American Society of TransplantationMember
- The Transplantation SocietyMember
- French, Farsi
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