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Clarence E. Foster

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Chief, Division of Transplantation, Surgery
School of Medicine

M.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1990, Medicine

Phone: (714) 456-8441
Email: fosterc@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd West
City Tower, Suite 1205
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
kidney laparosopic transplantation pancreas islet cell bioengineering tissue transplant ABO incompatible transplant immunosupression
Academic Distinctions
HONORS AND AWARDS:

1980 National Achievement Scholar, National Achievement Scholarship Program for
Outstanding African-American High School Students

1980 National Merit Scholar, Semi-Finalist

1980 Valedictorian, Saint Augustine High School

1980 Carnation and University Academic Scholarship, University of Southern California

1983 Trojan Knights Fraternity, Junior and Senior Men's Honor Service Organization, University of Southern California

1983 Omega Chi Epsilon, The National Honor Society for Chemical Engineering

1988 President, Pithotomy Club, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine; 1987, Vice President

1998 Certificate of Appreciation, Delaware Valley Transplant Program’s efforts to increase awareness of the benefits of organ and tissue donation and transplantation

2002 Dr. Henry C. Welcome Fellowship Grant, Maryland Higher Education Commission

2004 The Kountz Heritage Award, New Jersey Organ and Tissue Network

2007 Exemplary Performance Award- Excellence, ARISE, UCI Medical Center

2010 CalOptima Circle of Care Award Recipient for excellence in promoting access to health care and providing quality service

Received Certificates from:
U.S. Congress
Certificate of Congressional Recognition, 40th District
Certificate of Congressional Recognition, 47th District

County of Orange,
Certificate of Recognition, 1st District
Certificate of Recognition, 2nd District

California State Assembly,
Certificate of Recognition, 68th Assembly District
Certificate of Recognition, 72nd Assembly District,

California Legislature Assembly,
Certificate of Recognition, 60th District

State of California Senate,
Certificate of Recognition, 29th District
Certificate of Recognition, 34th District

MILTARY AWARDS
AND CITATIONS:

1992 Army Reserves Achievement Medal (ARCAM)

2002 Army Reserves Achievement Medal, 2nd Award

2005 Army Reserve Achievement Medal, 3rd Award

2003 The Army Commendation Medal; Trauma and General Surgeon, Madigan Army Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. ; March – July 2003, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

2004 The Army Commendation Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and National Defense Service Medal; Transplant and General Surgery Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. ; September – December, 2004, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

2008 The Army Commendation Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, Trauma and General Surgery in Forward Surgical Team, Camp Delta, Iraq and Camp
Bucca, Iraq; April to July 2008, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

2011 Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, NATO Afghanistan Service Medal, Trauma and General Surgery in Forward Surgery Team, Camp Sharana, Paktika Province, Afghanistan; December 2010 to March 2011, in support Operation Enduring Freedom
Appointments
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING: General Surgery Internship and Residency
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
June 24, 1990 to June 30, 1992

Research Fellow, Department of Surgery University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland: July 1, 1992 to June 31, 1993

Surgical Admitting Officer, Senior Resident, Chief Resident in General Surgery, University of Maryland, Medical Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, July 1, 1993 to June 31, 1996

FELLOWSHIP: Transplantation Surgery
University of Maryland Medical Systems
Baltimore, Maryland
July 1, 1996 to June 31, 1997
Publications
BOOK CHAPTERS:

1. Foster CE III, Lesser DB. Basilic Vein Transposition: An Alternative Autogenous Vascular Access. Chapter 10 in “Vascular Access”, Edited by SE Wilson.

2. Clarence E. Foster III and Merisa Piper: Basilic Vein Transposition: A Modern
Autogenous Vascular Access for Hemodialysis. Chapter 13 in “Vascular Access:Principles and Practice”, Edited by SE Wilson, Fifth Edition, Lippincott Williams
& Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2010.

3. Mohammed Reza Mirbolooki, Hamed Bozorgmanesh, Clarence Foster , III, Weil Kuhtrieber, Jonathan RT Lakey : Cell Isolation from Tissue, Comprehensive
Biotechnology, 2nd Edition.

4. Lourdes Robles, Morgan Lamb, Michael Alexander, Elliott Botvinick, Clarence E. Foster III, Jonathan RT Lakey: Review of Islet Isolation Encapsulation.

5. Jonathan R. T. Lakey, Lourdes Robles, Morgan Lamb, Michael Alexander, Elliot Botvinick and Clarence E. Foster: Islet Encapsulation, Islets of Langerhans,Second Edition. Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013.
 
PUBLICATIONS:
Peer Reviewed

1. Lally, KP, Foster, CE III, Chwals, WJ, Brennan, LP, Atkinson, JB. Long Term Follow-Up of Brachial Artery Ligation in Children. “Annals of Surgery” 1990;212 (2): 194-196.

2. Willie Mae Coram, Clarence E. Foster, Carl J. Senft, Frank L. Douglas, George B. Weiss. Magnesium aspartate HCl and magnesium chloride hexahydrate OROS: Comparative Absorption of Magnesium in Dogs. “Drug Development Research”, Volume 21, Issue 4, 1990; pages 291-300.

3. Atkinson, JB, Foster, CE III, Lally, KP, Isaacs, H, Siegel, SE. Primary Endodermal Sinus (Yolk Sac) Tumor of the Falciform Ligament. “Journal of Pediatric Surgery”, January, 1992.

4. Waxman AD, Ramanna L, Memsic LD, Foster CE, Silberman AW, GleischmanSH, Brenner RJ, Brachman MB, Kuhar CJ, Yadegar J. The Role of Thallium Scintigraphy in the Differentiation of Malignant from Benign Breast Disease.“Journal of Nuclear Medicine” 34 (1): 18 to 23. January, 1993.

5. Foster, CE III, Shapiro, SJ, Sackier, JM. Peri-Ampullary Duodenal Diverticulum in a Patient Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Case Report.“Surgical Endoscopy”, 1992 Sept. to Oct.; 6(5): 244-245.

6. Lefor AL, Foster CE III, Sartor W, Engbrecht B, Fabian DF, Silverman D.Hyperthermia Increases Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 Expression and Lymphocyte Adhesion to Endothelial Cells. “Surgery”, 116(2):214, August, 1994.1.

7. Foster CE III, Lefor AL. General Management of Gastrointestinal Fistulas:Recognition & Stabilization, Correction of Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances.Surgery Clinics of North American”, Oct., 1996; 76(5):1019-1033.

8. Leeser DB, Eisen H, Jeevanandem V, Furukawa S, Eisen H, Silva P, Guy S,Foster CE III. Simultaneous Heart and Kidney Transplantation in Patients With End Stage Heart and Renal Failure. “American Journal of Transplantation”, 2001 May; 1(1): 89-92.

9. Philosophe B, Farney AC, Schweitzer EJ, Colonna JO, Jarrell BE, Foster CE III, Wiland AM, Bartlett ST. Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney (SPK) and Pancreas Living-Donor Kidney (SPLK) Transplantation at the University of Maryland.“Clinical Transplantation”, 2000; 211-6.

10. Kode RK, Foster CE, Kumar AM, Vankawala R, Damask AM, Fyfe BS, Seirka D, Laftavi MR, Brezin J, Pankewycz O, Chvala R, Kumar MS. Nine Year Experience With Kidney Transplantation in Patients With Positive Hepatitis C Virus Antibody. “Transplant Proceedings”, 2001 Feb. to Mar.; 33(1-2):1186-7.

11. Foster CE, Philosophe B, Schweitzer EJ, Colonna JO, Farney AC, Jarrell B,Anderson L, Bartlett ST. A Decade of Experience With Renal Transplantation in African Americans. Annals of Surgery 236(6): 794-804, December 2002.

12. Jacobs SC, Cho E, Foster C, Liao P, Bartlett ST, MD. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: The University Of Maryland 6 Year Experience. “Journal of Urology”, 171(1):47-51, January, 2004.

13. Borboroglu, Prodromos G.; Foster Clarence E. III; Philosophe, Benjamin;Farney, Alan C.; Colonna, John O.; Schweitzer, Eugene J.; Bartlett, Stephen T. Solitary Renal Allografts From Pediatric Cadaver Donors Less Than 2 Years of Age Transplanted Into Adult Recipients. “Transplantation”, Volume 77(5), 15 March, 2004, pp 698-702.

14. Papadimitiou JC, Coale R, Farney A, Schweitzer E, Foster C, Campos L and Bartlett. Biopsy of the Marginal Kidney Donor: Correlation of Histology With Outcome. “Transplantation Proceedings”, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 742-744, April
2004.

15. Drachenberg CB, Papadimitiou JC, Schweitzer E, Philosophe B, Foster C and Bartlett. Histological Findings an “Incidental” Intraoperative Pancreas Allograft Biopsies. “Transplantation Proceedings”, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 742-744, April
2004.

16. Foster CE III, Borboroglu PG, Bartlett ST, Jacobs S. Nonelective Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Can be Done Safely. “Current Surgery”, 62(1): 103-105,January 2005.

17. J.M. Kovarik, H. Tedesco-Silva , M.I. Lorber and C. Foster. Exposure-Efficacy Relationships of a Fingolimod-Everolimus Regimen in Kidney Transplant Patients at Risk for Delayed Graft Function. “Transplantation Proceedings”, Volume 38, Issue 10, Pages 3479-3482, December 2006.

18. Wali RK, Mohanlal V, Ramos E, Blahut S, Drachenberg C, Papadimitriou J,Dinits M, Joshi A, Philosophe B, Foster C, Cangro C, Nogueira J, Cooper M,Bartlett ST, Weir MR. Early withdrawal of calcineurin inhibitors and rescue immunosuppression with sirolimus-based therapy in renal transplant recipients
with moderate to severe renal dysfunction. American Journal of Transplant, Jun;7 (6) : 1572-83- 82..

19. Clarence E. Foster, III MD, Renee R. Weng PharmD, Craig V. Smith MD,David K. Imagawa MD, PhD: The influence of organ acceptance criteria on long-term graft survival: outcomes of a kidney transplant program. Am J Surg 2008 Feb ; 195(2):149-52.

20. Tedesco-Silva Helio, Lorber Marc, Foster Clarence E, Sollinger Hans, Mendez Rafael, Carvalho Deise, Shapiro Ron, Rajagopalan P, Mayer Hartmut, Kahan Barry. FTY720 and Everolimus in De Novo Renal Transplant Patients at Risk For Delayed Graft Function: Results of an Exploratory One-Year, Multicenter Study. Clinical Transplantation 2009, Sep – Oct; 23(5): 589-99.

21. H. Tedesco Silva, D. Cibrik, T. Johnston, et al: Everolimus Plus Reduced–Exposure CSA versus Mycophenolate Acid Plus Standard-Exposure CSA in Renal- Transplant Recipients, American Journal of Transplantation 2010; 10: 1-13. Study Investigator: C . Foster.

22. Lisa S. Florence, Sandy Feng, Clarence E. Foster III, Jonathan P. Fryer, Kim M Olthoff, Elizabeth Pomfrey, Patricia A. Sheiner, Hillary Sanfrey, Ginny L. Bumgardner: Academic Careers and Lifestyle Characteristics of 171 Transplant Surgeons in the ASTS, American Journal of Transplantation 2011 February; 11
(2): 261-71.

23. Renee R. Weng , Clarence E. Foster III, Lanny L. Hsieh and Puja R. Patel:Mycophenolate Mofetil Induced Oral Ulcers in A Renal Transplant Patient.American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, March 16, 2011 vol. 68 no. 7 585-588.

24. Malinoski DJ, Daly MC, Patel MS, Oley-Graybill C, Foster CE 3rd, Salim A.Achieving Donor Management Goals (DMG) Prior to Deceased Donor Procurement is Associated with More Organs Transplanted per Donor. The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2011 Oct; 71(4):990-5;
discussion 996. PMID: 21808207

25. Lamb M, Storrs R, Li S, Liang O, Laugenour K, Dorian R, Chapman D, Ichii H,Imagawa D, Foster C 3rd, King S, Lakey JR : Function and viability of human islets encapsulated in alginate sheets: in vitro and in vivo culture. Transplant
Proc. 2011 Nov; 43(9):3265-6.

26. Foster CE 3rd, Weng RR, Piper M, Laugenou K, Ichii H, Lakey J, Malinoski D.: Induction therapy by anti-thymocyte globulin (rabbit) versus basiliximab in deceased donor renal transplants and the effect on delayed graft function and
outcomes. Transplant Proc. 2012 Jan;44(1):164-6.

27. Busque S, Cantarovich M, Mulgaonkar S, Gaston R, Gaber AO, Mayo PR, Ling S, Huizinga RB, Meier-Kriesche HU; PROMISE Investigators:Collaborators:Laftavi M, Mateo R, Goggins M, Jevnikar A, Bowers V, Alloway R, Campbell P,
Jain A, Kapur S, Magee J, Klintmalm G, Harland R, Stegall M, Bass B, Zaltzman J, Tomlanovich S, Hartman E, Maluf D, Liang L, Nezakatgoo N, Butt K, Baliga P, Cohen A, McKeown JW, Mandelbrot D, Steinberg S, Bunnapradist M, Kuo P, Zhang R, Chan L, Foster C, Leventhal J, Cooper M, Batiuk T, Bloom R.: The
PROMISE study: a phase 2b multicenter study of voclosporin (ISA247) versus tacrolimus in de novo kidney transplantation, Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec;11(12):2675-84.

28. Lakey JR, Lamb M, Scarfone V, Laugenour K, Donovan P, Foster C: Serial Viability and Flow Cytometry Analysis of Maturing Young Porcine Islet Tissue:2057, Transplantation, November 27, 2012, 94:786, 24th InternationalMeeting Abstracts, Xenotransplantation.

29. Krishnan R, Arora R, Lamb M, Liang O, White SM, Moy A , Storrs R, Dorian R, King S, Foster C, Botnvinick E, Lakey JR: Comparison of Host Responses to Syngeneic and Xenogeneic Islet Transplantation Using Noninvasive in Vivo Imaging:2361, Transplantation, November 27, 2012, 94:786, 24th International
Meeting Abstracts, Xenotransplantation.

30. Lamb M, Laugenour K, Liang O, Alexander M, Foster CE, Lakey JR: In Vitro Maturation of Viable Islets from Partially Digested Young Pig Pancreas, Cell Transplant. 2013 Feb 7

31. Malinoski DJ, Patel MS, Ahmed O, Daly MC, Mooney S, , Oley-Graybill C,Foster CE 3rd, Salim A.: The Impact of Meeting Donor Management Goals on the Development of Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients,American Journal of Transplantation, 2013; 13: 993–1000.

32. Clarence E. Foster, III , Alan T. Lefor : Robotic-Assisted Oncologic Surgery-Present Status and Future Challenges, The Cancer Journal,Volume 19, Number 2, March/April 2013, Editorial.

33. Molnar MZ, Ichii H, Lineen J, Foster CE 3rd, Mathe Z, Schiff J, Kim SJ, PahlMV, Amin An, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP: Timing of the Return to Dialysis in Patients with Failing Kidney Transplants, Semin Dial 2013 Sept 9.

34. Lourdes Robles, Morgan Lamb, Vanessa Scarfone, Kelly Laugenour, Michael Alexander, Clarence E. Foster III, Peter Donovan, Jonathan RT Lakey :Serial viability and flow cytometry analysis of maturing young porcine islet tissue.
Submitted to Transplantation.

35. Krishnan R, Arora RP, Alexander M, White SM, Lamb MW, Foster CE 3rd,Choi B, Lakey JR : Noninvasive evaluation of the vascular response to transplantation of alginate encapsulated islets using the dorsal skin-fold model.Biomaterials. 2013 Oct 28. doi:pii: S0142-9612(13)01223-4.10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.10.012. [Epub ahead of print]

36. Wissam J. Halabi, Mehraneh D. Jafari, Celeste Y. Kang, Vinh Q. Nguyen, Joseph C. Carmichael, Steven Mills, Alessio Pigazzi, Michael J. Stamos, Clarence Foster, III: Colorectal Surgery in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Decade of Trends and Outcomes in the United States, Am Surg. 2013 Oct;79(10):1026-33.

37. Molnar MZ, Ichii H, Lineen J, Foster CE 3rd, Mathe Z, Schiff J, Kim SJ, Pahl MV, Amin AN, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Kovesdy CP.Timing of Return to Dialysis in Patients with Failing Kidney Transplants. Semin Dial. 2013.

38. Miklos Z MOLNAR MD, PhD; Clarence E FOSTER 3rd MD; John J SIM,
MD; Adam REMPORT MD, PhD; Mahesh KRISHNAN, MD, MPH, MBA;
Csaba P KOVESDY, MD; and Kamyar KALANTAR-ZADEH, MD, MPH, PhD:
Association of Pre-Transplant Blood Pressure with Post-Transplant Outcomes(Running Head: Pre-Transplant Blood Pressure & Transplant Outcomes), Clin Transplant. 2014 Feb;28(2):166-76. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12292. Epub 2013 Dec 24.

39. Krishnan R, Alexander M, Robles L, Foster CE 3rd, Lakey JR.: Islet and stem cell encapsulation for clinical transplantation. Rev Diabet Stud. 2014 Spring;11(1):84-101. doi: 10.1900/RDS.2014.11.84. Epub 2014 May 10.

40. Alexander M, Krishnan R, Buder B, Lamb M, Laugenour K, Chapman D, Foster CE 3rd, Lakey JR.: Impact of hypothermic preservation on tissue yield and viability in pig pancreata.Transplant Proc. 2014 Jul-Aug;46(6):1975-7. doi:10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.05.077.

41. Li S, Vaziri ND, Masuda Y, Hajighasemi-Ossareh M, Robles L, Le A, Vo K, Chan JY, Foster CE, Stamos MJ, Ichii H. : Pharmacological activation of Nrf2 pathway improves pancreatic islet isolation and transplantation. Cell Transplant. 2015 Jan 9.

42. Masuda Y, Vaziri ND, Li S, Le A, Hajighasemi-Ossareh M, Robles L, Foster CE, Stamos MJ, Al-Abodullah I, Ricordi C, Ichii H : The Effect of Nrf2 Pathway Activation on Human Pancreatic Islet Cells. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 25;10(6):e0131012. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131012. eCollection 2015.

43. Rahul Krishnan, Brian Buder, Michael Alexander, Remick Stahl, Clarence E Foster III, Jonathan RT Lakey: Prolonged Euglycemia in Diabetic Athymic Nude Mice Following Porcine Islet Xenotransplantation, to be submitted.

44. Takasu C, Vaziri ND, Li S, Robles L, Vo K, Takasu M, Pham C, Liu S, Farzaneh SH, Foster CE 3rd, Stamos MJ, Ichii H. Treatment With Dimethyl Fumarate Attenuates Calcineurin Inhibitor-Induced Nephrotoxicity. Transplantation. 2015 Feb 23.

45. Krishnan R, Buder B, Alexander M, Foster CE 3rd, Lakey JR : Juvenile porcine islets can restore euglycemia in diabetic athymic nude mice after xenotransplantation. Transplantation. 2015 Apr;99(4):710-6. PMID: 25793438

46. Kalantar-Zadeh K, von Visger J, Foster CE 3rd : Overcoming the Body Mass Index as a Barrier in Kidney Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2015 Jul 3. doi:10.1111/ajt.13367.

47. Krishnan R1, Truong N1, Gerges M1, Stiewig M1, Neel N1, Ho-Nguyen K1, Kummerfeld C1, Alexander M1, Spizzo T2, Martin M2, Foster CE 3rd1, Monuki ES3,Lakey JR1,4:Impact of donor age and weaning status on pancreatic exocrine and endocrine tissue maturation in pigs. Xenotransplantation. 2015 Sep;22(5):356-67. doi: 10.1111/xen.12184.
 
ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS

1. Clarence E. Foster, III. Case Studies in Transplantation Managing Posttransplant
Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Complications. “Medscape Transplantation”, 5(1),
2004. ©2004 Medscape (http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/480350). Posted June 21,
2004.

2. Maki Yamamoto, Clarence E. Foster, III and David K. Imagawa. Repair of a Recurrent
Ventral Hernia after Kidney-Pancreas Transplant,
(http://lifecell.com/downloads/casestudies/Yamamoto.Transplant.2006.pdf )
 
ABSTRACTS:
Peer Reviewed

1. Lally, KP, Foster, CE III, Chwals WJ, Brennan, LP, Atkinson, JB. Long Term Follow-Up of Brachial Artery Ligation in Children. The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Portland and Sunriver, Oregon. May 1989.

2. Foster, CE III, Memsic, L, Waxman, AD, Ramanna, L, Kuhar, C, Brenner, RJ, Silberman, AW. The Role of Thallium Scintigraphy in the Differentiation of Malignant
From Benign Breast Disease. Annual Meeting, Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, San Diego, California. January, 1991.

3. Katz, A, Foster, CE. Prognosis of Thyroid Cancer in Younger Age Group. Annual Meeting, Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Indian
Wells, California. January, 1992.
4. Foster, CE III. Local Hyperthermia Synergistically Increases the Efficacy of Adoptive
Immunotherapy in a Murine Extremity Sarcoma Model. The Society of University
Surgeons, Thirty-Fifth Annual University Surgical Residents’ Conference, Seattle,
Washington. Feb. 13, 1993.

5. Leeser DB, Foster CE, Weeks W, Guy S. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: The Transition to Small Transplant Programs. “Transplantation” 69(8) S403. Presented at Transplant 2000, Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. May 13 to 17, 2000.

6. Philosophe B, Wiland AM, Klassen DK, Schweitzer EJ, Farney AC, Colonna JO, Foster C, Frank AM, Jarrell BE, Bartlett. Management of Tacrolimus-Induced Hyperglycemia Following Pancreas Transplantation. “American Journal of Transplantation” 1(1):159.
Presented at the Transplant 2001 Meeting, The Sheraton, Chicago, Illinois. May 11 to 16,
2001.

7. Foster CE III, Philosophe B, Colonna JO, Schweitzer EJ, Jarrell B, Anderson L, Bartlett ST. A Decade of Experience With Renal Transplantation in African-Americans. Presented at the 122nd Annual Meeting of the American Surgical Association, Hot
Springs, Virginia. April 25 to 27, 2002.

8. Foster CE, Bartlett ST Schweitzer EJ, Philosophe B, Farney AC, Colonna JO, Jacobs
SC. Urgent Non-Elective Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomies For Simultaneous Cadaver
Pancreas Living Donor Kidneys (SPLK). “American Journal of Transplantation” 3(2):
168. Presented at the American Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington, D.C.
April 26, 2002.

9. Borboroglu PG, Farney AC, Philosophe B, Foster CE III, Wiland AW, Evans DA, Frank A, Colonna JO, Schweitzer EJ, Bartlett ST. >90% One Year Graft Survival For Portal Venous and Enteric Exocrine Drained Primary Pancreas Transplant Alone Using
Tacrolimus. “American Journal of Transplantation” 3(2): 143. Presented at the American
Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington, D.C. April, 26, 2002.

10. Borboroglu PG, Foster CE, Philosophe B, Farney AC, Colonna JO, Schweitzer EJ, Bartlett ST. Five-Year Outcome of 94 Recipients After Living Renal Transplantation
Employing Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy. “American Journal of Transplantation” 3(2):166. Presented at the American Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington,D.C. April, 26, 2002.

11. Borboroglu PG, Farney AC, Philosophe B, Colonna JO, Wiland AM, Foster CE,Schweitzer EJ, Bartlett ST. Renal Function Five Years After Pancreas Transplantation Alone. “American Journal of Transplantation 3(2): 170.” Presented at the American
Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington, D.C. April, 26, 2002.

12. Handley CD, Foster CE, Farney AC, Colonna JO, Philosophe B, Jarrell BE, Bartlett ST,
Schweitzer EJ. Donor Creatinine Clearance is a Poor Predictor of Transplant Kidney Function. “American Journal of Transplantation 3(2): 174.” Presented at the American
Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington, D.C. April, 26, 2002.

13. Philosophe B, Wiland AM, Mann DL, Farney AC, Schweitzer EJ, Colonna JO, Foster CE, Frank A, Borboroglu PG, Bartlett ST. Prospective Randomized Study Comparing OKT3 and a Truncated Daclizumab Regimen as Induction for Marginal Kidneys at High
Risk for Delayed Graft Function. “American Journal of Transplantation” 3(2): 239.
Presented at the American Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington, D.C.April, 26, 2002.

14. Coale R, Colonna J, Farney A, Gage F, Fink J, Blahut S, Philosophe B, Eugene
Schweitzer E, Foster CE, Bartlett S. Double Adult Kidney Transplants in 104 Recipients at a Single Center: Improved Outcome With Pulsatile Perfusion in the Evaluation of Donor Kidneys. “American Journal of Transplantation” 3(2): 381. Presented at the
American Transplant Congress, Transplant 2002, Washington, D.C. April, 26, 2002.

15. Leeser DB, Handley C, Reilly C, Foster CE, Philosophe B, Farney A, Bartlett ST,Schweitzer EJ. Impact of UNOS-Defined Expanded Donor Pool on Transplant Center
Costs. Presented at the American Transplant Congress Transplant 2003, Washington,D.C. June 2, 2003.

16. Philosophe B, Wiland AB, Schweitzer EJ, Farney AC, Foster CE, and Bartlett ST. Strategies to Improve Outcome for Patients Undergoing Kidney Retransplantation.Presented at the American Transplant Congress, Transplant 2003, Washington, D.C. June2, 2003.

17. Kahan BD, Tedesco H, Lorber MI, Foster CE, Sollinger H, Mendez R, Carvalho DR, Dehlinger. J. FTY720 in Combination With Everolimus: A Novel CNI -Free Regimen as Effective in Afro-Americans as in Caucasians at High Risk For DGF. Presented at the
American Transplant Congress, Transplant 2003, Washington, D.C. June 2, 2003.

18. Marc Lorber, Barry Kahan, Helio Tedesco, Clarence Foster, Hans Sollinger, Rafael
Mendez, Deise Rosa Carvalho, Jennifer Dehlinger: FTY720 In Combination with
Everolimus: A Novel CNI-Free Regimen in Patients at High Risk For DGF, Nephrology
Dialysis Transplantation 18 (Supp. 1):498, June 2003.

19. Foster CE: Urgent Non-Elective Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomies for Simultaneous Cadaver Pancreas Living Donor Kidneys (SPLK). Presented at the 14th Annual Scientific Sessions, Society of Black Academic Surgeons, Washington, D.C. April 3, 2004.
20. Campos L., Weiland AM, Philosophe B, Schweitzer EJ, Foster CE, Bartlett ST: Rapid
Steroid Elimination after Life- Donor Renal Transplantation: Basiliximab Induction(MMF, Tacrolimus) Versus Standard Immunosuppression (Sterooids, MMF and Tacrolimus ) ,Transplantation, July 27 , 2004, 78(2)271Poster Abstract Session I (Sep.6-
7, 2004)P1-P620.

21. Luis Campos, Benjamin Philosophe, David B. Leeser, Eugene J. Schweitzer, Clarence
Foster, Steven T. Bartlett: Impact on 1- and 3-Year Renal Allograft Survival With the Use of UNOS Defined Expanded Donor Criteria Kidney Grafts. SRT Data Comparison of a Single Institution Vs. National Outcomes. American Transplant Congress 2005, Seattle,
Washington. May 23, 2005.
22. Luis Campos, Benjamin Philosophe, Eugene J. Schweitzer, Clarence E. Foster, Stephen
T. Bartlett. Pancreatic Transplantation Alone (PTA): Single Institutional Analysis of Risk Factors Correlated With Long Term Graft Survival. 10th World Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association 2005, Geneva, Switzerland. May 2005.

23. Ravinder K Wali, Matthew Cooper, Clarence Foster, Ben Philosophe, Wassim Al-Hitti,
Mara Dinits, Joseph Nogueira, Stephen T Bartlett, Emilio Ramos, Cinthia Drachenberg, John Papadimitriou, Richard Amber, David Cho, Matthew R Weir. Early Tacrolimus Withdrawal and Rescue Therapy With Sirolimus in High-Risk Renal Transplant Recipients With Moderate to Severe Chronic Allograft Nephropathy (CAN). World
Transplant Congress, Boston, Massachusetts. July 25, 2006,

24. Clarence E. Foster III, Renee Weng, Courtney Collins, Craig V. Smith, David Imagawa. Increased Kidney Acceptance Does Not Adversely Effect Long-Term Graft
Survival. The 17th Annual Scientific Session, The Society of Black Academic Surgeons,
Chicago, Illinois. April 12 to 15, 2007.

25. Clarence E. Foster III, Renee R. Weng, Craig V. Smith : Long-Term Outcomes in Asian and Hispanic Renal Transplant Recipients: A Single Center Experience. Presented at the
13th Congress European Society of Transplantation, Prague, Czech Republic. September
29, 2007. Transplant International 20(2): 241, September 2007.
26. Renee R. Weng , Merisa Piper, Clarence E. Foster III : Rabbit Anti-Thymocyte Globulin Versus Basiliximab in Deceased Donor Renal Transplants Using a
Risk-Adjusted Protocol. 2009 American Transplant Congress at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, May 30-June 3, 2009. Abstract
Confirmation Number: 2152.

27. Lakey, JRT, Breite AG, Mirbolooki MR, Foster CE, McCarthy RC, Dwulet FE: Handling and short-term stability of collagenase and neutral protease components and
enzymes mixtures, presented at Joint International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association and International Xenotransplant Association Meeting, Venice, Italy,October 12-16, 2009.
28. Lakey JRT, Mirbolooki MR, Alexander A, Foster CE, Imagawa D, Hoyt DB, King S,Dorian R, Storrs R : Islet transplantation using microencapsulation device, presented at Joint International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association and International
Xenotransplant Association Meeting, Venice, Italy,October 12-16, 2009.

29. Malinoski DJ, Daly MC, Patel MS, Trisch J, Grote T, Oley-Graybill C, Foster CE:
Meeting Donor Management Goals (DMG) Prior to Procurement Leads to More Organs Transplanted per Donor: A Retrospective Review from the UNOS Region 5 DMG
Workshop, presented as a Scientific Paper at the 95th meeting of The American College
of Surgeons, Chicago, Ill, October 14, 2009.

30. Zhang L, Kalthia A, Carpenter P, Weng R, Foster C, Tran MH: Tacrolimus-Related Thrombotic Microangiopathy Following Simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Complicated By Antibody Mediated Rejection: Treatment With Tacrolimus Cessation And Plasma Exchange, presented at American Association of Blood Banking Annual Meeting and Cellular Therapy and Transfusion Medicine Expo, Baltimore,Md.,October
9, 2010.

31. Pasch W, Kalthia A, Carpenter PM, Weng RR, Foster III CE, Tran MH: Clinical And Histologic Improvement Of Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Following IVIG And Plasmapheresis, presented at American Association of Blood Banking Annual Meeting and Cellular Therapy and Transfusion Medicine Expo, Baltimore, Md.,October 9, 2010.

32. Grote T, Tran MH, Weng R, Newman R, Foster C: Establishment of an ABO Incompatible and Positive Crossmatch Program in a Small Kidney Transplant Program.
Accepted to US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Division of Transplantation and the Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance: 6th National Learning Congress (NLC) being held November 3-4, 2010 in Grapevine, TX.
33. Darren Malinoski, Omar Ahmed, Madhukar Patel, Mike Daly (BS), Stefanie Mooney(BS), Clarence Foster :The Impact of Organ Donor Management on the Development of
Delayed Graft Function in Cadaveric Kidney Transplant Recipients: Results from the
United Network for Organ Sharing Region 5 Prospective Donor Management Goals Study,Pacific Coast Surgical Association, 82nd Annual Meeting,February 18-21, 2011,Scottsdale, Arizona.

34. Morgan Lamb, Rick Storrs, Shiri Li, Michael Alexander, Ouwen Liang, Kelly Lagenour,Randy Dorian, David Chapman, Hirohito Ichii, David Imagawa, Clarence Foster, Scott King, Jonathan RT Lakey: Function and Viability of Human Islets Encapsulated in
Alginate Sheets:In Vitro and In Vivo Culture, 13th World Congress of International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, June 1-4, 2011, Prague, Czech.

35. Jonathan RT Lakey, Morgan Lamb, Shiri Li, Michael Alexander, David Chapman,Hirohito Ichii, Clarence Foster, David Imagawa, Robert McCarthy:Human Pancreas
Dissociation Using Bacillus Polymyxa (BP) Protease, 13th World Congress of International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, June 1-4, 2011, Prague, Czech.
36. H. Ichii, S. Li, M. Alexander, M. Lamb, C. Foster, JRT Lakey, ND Vaziri: The Effect of Nrf2( nuclear factor erythroid2-related factor-1)- Keap1 (Kelch ECH Associating protein1) signaling pathway in islet isolation, 13th World Congress of International
Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, June 1-4, 2011, Prague, Czech.

37. M. Alexander, S. Li, M. Lamb, R. Storrs, R. Dorian, S. King, H. Ichii, C. Foster, J.Lakey: Function and Viability of Explanted Islet- Containing Alginate Sheets, 13th
World Congress of International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, June 1-4,
2011, Prague, Czech.

38. Renee Weng, Merisa Piper, Kelly Laugenour, Hirohito Ichii, Jonathan Lakey, Clarence
Foster: Rabbit antithymocyte globulin does not reduce the risk of delayed graft function
in high risk deceased donor renal transplantation, Kidney - Immunosuppressants 2,
Abstract No : OK 3-2, 12th Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation, September
26, 2011, Seoul, Korea.
39. J. R. T. Lakey , M. Lamb, O. Liang, S. White, A. Moy, R. Storrs, R. Dorian, S. King, C.
Foster, E. Botvinivk, B. Choi : Vascular Response to Islet Xenotransplantation and Biomaterial Implants Using In-Vivo Optical Imaging, Presented at American Transplant Congress 2012, American Journal of Transplantation, 12( Supp 3): 480.
40. J.R.T Lakey, M. Lamb, V. Scarfone, K. Laugenour, P. Donovan, C. Foster :
Characterization of Young Porcine Islets Following In Vitro Maturation, Presented at
American Transplant Congress 2012, American Journal of Transplantation, 12( Supp 3):
481.

41. R. Storrs1, R. Krishnan2, R. Arora3, H. Dogar2, M. Lamb2, S. White3, C. Foster III2, E.
Botvinick3, B. Choi3, J.R. Lakey2; Quantitative assessment of vascular remodeling in a
subcutaneous site following islet transplantation, European Association for the Study of
Diabetes, presented, October 1-5, 2012, Berlin, Germany.

42. Miklos Z Molnar MD, PhD; Joni Ricks, MPH, PhD; John J Sim, MD; Adam Remport MD; Clarence E Foster 3rd MD; Csaba P Kovesdy, MD; and Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh,
MD, MPH, PhD: Examining the Association of Pre-Transplant Blood Pressure with
Post-Transplant Outcomes , American Society of Nephrology 2012, San Diego,
California.

43. Wissam J. Halabi, Mehraneh D. Jafari, Celeste Y. Kang, Vinh Q. Nguyen, Joseph C.
Carmichael, Steven Mills, Alessio Pigazzi, Michael J. Stamos, Clarence Foster, III:
Colorectal Surgery in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Decade of Trends and Outcomes in the United States, General Plenary Session of the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Santa Barbara, California, January 18-20, 2013.

44. Jonathan RT Lakey, Michael Alexander, Peter Donavan, Morgan Lamb, Kelly Laugenour, Clarence E. Foster III, Vanessa Scarfone : Serial flow cytometry characterization of endocrine and exocrine cell populations from young porcine islet tissue. Pacific Coast Surgical Association, 84th Annual Meeting, Kauai, Hawaii, February
16-19, 2013.

45. Kathleen Nguyen, Renee Weng, Jennifer Foe-Parker, Hirohito Ichii, Clarence E. Foster,
III :Polyoma Viremia Adversely Affects Renal Function at One Year in Kidney Transplant Recipients: Independent of Immunosuppressive Regimen, 2013 American Transplant
Congress (ATC) at the Washington State Convention Center, May 18-22, 2013.

46. Yuichi Masuda, S. Li, A. Le, M. Hajighasemi-Ossareh, C. Foster, Nosratola Vaziri,Hirohito Ichii: The effect of Nrf2-keap1 pathway activation on human pancreatic ß cells,2013 American Transplant Congress (ATC) at the Washington State Convention Center,May 18-22, 2013.

47. S. Li, Y. Masuda, M. Hajighasemi-Ossareh, A. Le, J. Jan, C. Foster, N. Vaziri, H. Ichii :Effect of Nrf2-keap1 Pathway on Islet Cells Using Islet Isolation Model,2013 American Transplant Congress (ATC) at the Washington State Convention Center
May 18-22, 2013.

48. Shiri LI, Yuichi Masuda, Mohammas Hajighasemi-Ossareh, Aimee Le, Jefferson Y.
Chan, Clarence E. Foster, Vaziri D Nosratola, Hirohito Ichii : The effect of Nrf2-keap 1
pathway on rodent isolated islet cells, presented at the 73rd Scientific Sessions, American
Diabetes, Association, Chicago, Illinois, June 21-25, 2013.

49. Yuichi Masuda, Shiri Li, Clarence E. Foster, Nosratola D. Vaziri, Hirohito Ichii: The
cytoprotective effect of Nrf2 pathway activation on human pancreatic ß cells, presented at
the 73rd Scientific Sessions, American Diabetes, Association, Chicago, Illinois, June 21-
25, 2013.

50. Jonathan RT Lakey, Morgan Lamb, Michael Alexander, Remick Stahul, Tianyi Zhou,
Clarence E. Foster, III : Consistency and scalability of porcine islet isolations, 14th
International Congress of the International Pancreas & Islet Transplant Association,
Monterey, Ca. , September 25-27, 2013.

51. Michael Alexander, Laura Young, Morgan Lamb, Kelly Laugenour, Clarence Foster III,
Jonathan RT Lakey: Impact of cold storage and energetics on hypothermically preserved
pig pancreases, 14th International Congress of the International Pancreas & Islet Transplant Association, Monterey, Ca. , September 25-27, 2013.

52. Zhobin Moghadamyeghaneh MD, Mark H. Hanna MD, Reza Fazl Alizadeh MD, Yoshitsugu Obi MD, PhD, Clarence E. Foster MD, Michael J. Stamos MD, Hirohito Ichii MD, PhD: Kidney Auto-Transplantation: A Nationwide Analysis of an Underutilized
Transplant Modality, Scientific Forum, American College of Surgeons 2015 Clinical
Congress, McCormick Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois, October 4-8,2015.
Professional Societies
Association for Academic Surgery 1997
University of Maryland Surgical Society 1997
Society American Gastrointestinal-Endoscopic Surgeons 1997
International Society of Endovascular Specialists 1998
Society of Black Academic Surgeons 1999
American Society of Transplant Surgeons 1999
American College of Surgery, Inducted as Fellow 2000
Association for Academic Minority Physicians, Associate 2002
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2005
Los Angeles Surgical Society 2005
The Pacific Coast Surgical Association 2006
Wilderness Medical Society 2008
International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Assoc 2011
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