Pam M Kimball

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination does not promote cellular or humoral activation among heart transplant recipients
    P Kimball
    The Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298, USA
    Transplantation 69:2449-51. 2000
  2. pmc Surveillance of alloantibodies after transplantation identifies the risk of chronic rejection
    Pamela M Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, Virginia 23219, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1131-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cellular immunity impaired among patients on left ventricular assist device for 6 months
    Pam M Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1656-61. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of alloantibody concentration can predict patient sensitivity to intravenous immunoglobulin desensitization
    Pamela M Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, Richmond, VA, USA
    Transplantation 84:1540-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint T-cell response to staphylococcal enterotoxin B is reduced among heart failure patients on ventricular device support
    P Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3695-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Desensitized renal transplant recipients show reduced cellular responses to in vitro challenge
    P Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3416-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Allograft TNFbeta and IL16 polymorphisms influence HCV recurrence and severity after liver transplantation
    Pam Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Liver Transpl 12:247-52. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Elevated B-cell autoantibodies among HIV+ transplant candidates: crossmatch implications
    P Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:4191-3. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint DR antigens influence graft outcome and HCV recurrence after liver transplantation
    P Kimball
    Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Department of Transplant Surgery, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:1099-100. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint HCV core protein augments cyclosporine immunosuppression
    P Kimball
    Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:652-3. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination does not promote cellular or humoral activation among heart transplant recipients
    P Kimball
    The Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298, USA
    Transplantation 69:2449-51. 2000
    ..The impact of influenza vaccination on in vitro parameters of cellular and humoral immunity, anti-viral titers, and clinical outcome was evaluated among cardiac transplant recipients...
  2. pmc Surveillance of alloantibodies after transplantation identifies the risk of chronic rejection
    Pamela M Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, Virginia 23219, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1131-7. 2011
    ..Thus, systematic assessment of longitudinal changes in alloantibody levels, either by FCXM or solid-phase assay, can help identify patients at greater risk of developing CR...
  3. doi request reprint Cellular immunity impaired among patients on left ventricular assist device for 6 months
    Pam M Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1656-61. 2008
    ..Although temporary changes in cellular immunity are seen immediately after implantation, the consequence of sustained LVAD treatment on immunity is unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of alloantibody concentration can predict patient sensitivity to intravenous immunoglobulin desensitization
    Pamela M Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, Richmond, VA, USA
    Transplantation 84:1540-3. 2007
    ..We report that quantitation of MESFs allows early identification of IVIg/PP resistant patients. This sensitive and inexpensive technique should allow more effective patient selection and reduce the costs associated with desensitization...
  5. ncbi request reprint T-cell response to staphylococcal enterotoxin B is reduced among heart failure patients on ventricular device support
    P Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3695-6. 2006
    ..05) for LVAD vs non-LVAD patients. We conclude that LVAD recipients are hyporesponsive to superantigen challenge, indicating a depressed cellular immunity that may contribute to their increased susceptibility to infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint Desensitized renal transplant recipients show reduced cellular responses to in vitro challenge
    P Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3416-7. 2006
    ..This suggests that IVIG promotes a down-regulation in cellular immunity that may facilitate good graft outcome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Allograft TNFbeta and IL16 polymorphisms influence HCV recurrence and severity after liver transplantation
    Pam Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Liver Transpl 12:247-52. 2006
    ..IL16(TC) was 437 +/- 86 pg/mL vs. 554 +/- 39 (P = 0.06). In conclusion, allograft TNFbeta and IL16 gene polymorphisms may be useful markers to predict the severity of disease recurrence among HCV+ patients after liver transplantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Elevated B-cell autoantibodies among HIV+ transplant candidates: crossmatch implications
    P Kimball
    Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:4191-3. 2005
    ..We conclude that HIV+ patients are more likely to produce B-cell autoantibodies than HIV- individuals, which, if not realized, could cause false-positive allocrossmatches and inappropriate transplant denial...
  9. ncbi request reprint DR antigens influence graft outcome and HCV recurrence after liver transplantation
    P Kimball
    Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Department of Transplant Surgery, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:1099-100. 2005
    ..In addition, identification of DR antigens may help predict an HCV+ patient's relative risk for severe HCV recurrence...
  10. ncbi request reprint HCV core protein augments cyclosporine immunosuppression
    P Kimball
    Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:652-3. 2005
    ..Linear regression confirmed an additive interaction with an r2 value of 0.98. The data shows that soluble core causes dose dependent suppression of T-cell proliferation and may potentiate suppression by cyclosporine...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 125I-interferon-alpha binding to peripheral blood cells from African-Americans and Caucasians with hepatitis C
    P Kimball
    Departments of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Viral Hepat 10:354-9. 2003
    ..0001). In summary, IFN-alpha resistance among African-Americans is not mediated by intrinsic differences in IFN-alpha receptor density or internalization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two drug regimens upon clinical outcome among renal transplant recipients with positive flow cytometric crossmatches
    Pam Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Richmond, VA, USA
    Clin Transplant 16:290-4. 2002
    ..However, allograft survival among FCXM negative individuals improved with Regimen II (p < 0.05). Ethnic variation in survival was not observed with either regimen (p=ns)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and cytokine production gauge response of patients with hepatitis C to interferon-alpha therapy
    P Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23838, USA
    J Med Virol 65:510-6. 2001
    ..In contrast, the subnormal cytokine production among Caucasian responders may be more permissive to IFN therapy. Pretherapy cytokine production may allow prediction of drug resistance among Caucasians...
  14. doi request reprint CXCR3 Expression Elevated on Peripheral CD8(+) Lymphocytes from HIV/HCV Coinfected Individuals
    Pam Kimball
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Viral Immunol 24:441-8. 2011
    ..The atypical CXCR3 expression and enhanced Th-1 cytokine elaboration among coinfected patients could potentially stimulate increased lymphocyte migration during hepatic inflammation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplant with clinical tolerance, laboratory evidence of chimerism, and spontaneous clearance of HBV
    James J Stone
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Hepatology Section, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Commonwealth University Health Care Systems, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:1432-5. 2004
    ..MLC and cytokine elaboration were used to show recipient hyporeactivity towards donor antigen. He also has clinical evidence of clearing his HBV without continued use of HBIG...