Publications by authors named "Parmjeet Randhawa"

100Publications

Chronic Transplant Glomerulopathy: New Insights into Pathogenesis.

Clin Transplant 2021 Jan 2:e14214. Epub 2021 Jan 2.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, United States.

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January 2021

Early subclinical tubulitis and interstitial inflammation in kidney transplantation have adverse clinical implications.

Kidney Int 2020 08 25;98(2):436-447. Epub 2020 Apr 25.

Division of Transplant Nephrology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2020

Precision transplant pathology.

Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2020 08;25(4):412-419

aThomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh bDivision of Liver and Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2020

The molecular microscope diagnostic system (MMDx) in transplantation: A pathologist's perspective.

Am J Transplant 2020 08 12;20(8):1965-1966. Epub 2020 Apr 12.

Department of Pathology, Division of Transplantation Pathology, The Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2020

Quantitative Proteomics for Monitoring Renal Transplant Injury.

Proteomics Clin Appl 2020 07 16;14(4):e1900036. Epub 2020 Feb 16.

Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA.

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July 2020

Donor acute kidney injury and its effect on 1-year post-transplant kidney allograft fibrosis.

Clin Transplant 2020 02 11;34(2):e13770. Epub 2020 Feb 11.

Division of Transplant Surgery, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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February 2020

Detection of BKV encoded mature MicroRNAs in kidney transplant patients: Clinical and biologic insights.

J Clin Virol 2019 10 12;119:6-10. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Department of Pathology, The Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States; Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Cellular and viral miRNA expression in polyomavirus BK infection.

Transpl Infect Dis 2019 Oct 29;21(5):e13159. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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October 2019

Screening for BK polyomavirus DNAemia: What should be done?

Clin Transplant 2019 10 6;33(10):e13672. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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October 2019

Defining housekeeping genes suitable for RNA-seq analysis of the human allograft kidney biopsy tissue.

BMC Med Genomics 2019 06 17;12(1):86. Epub 2019 Jun 17.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, E737 UPMC-Montefiore Hospital, 3459 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA.

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June 2019

Role of Preimplantation Biopsies in Kidney Donors With Acute Kidney Injury.

Transplantation 2019 09;103(9):1752-1753

The Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, and Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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September 2019

BK polyomavirus in solid organ transplantation-Guidelines from the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice.

Clin Transplant 2019 09 10;33(9):e13528. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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September 2019

The Impact of Early Clinical and Subclinical T Cell-mediated Rejection After Kidney Transplantation.

Transplantation 2019 07;103(7):1457-1467

Department of Medicine, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

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July 2019

Clinical correlates of glomerular infection by polyomavirus BK.

Kidney Int 2018 11;94(5):1024

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Diagnosis of T-cell-mediated kidney rejection in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues using RNA-Seq-based machine learning algorithms.

Hum Pathol 2019 02 6;84:283-290. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Fever and Gross Hematuria in Kidney Transplant Recipient.

Am J Kidney Dis 2018 10;72(4):A15-A18

Renal-Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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October 2018

The expanding spectrum of antibody-mediated rejection: Should we include cases where no anti-HLA donor-specific antibody is detected?

Am J Transplant 2019 03 1;19(3):622-624. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Center for Inflammatory Diseases, Imperial College, London, UK.

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March 2019

Polyomavirus BK Nephropathy-Associated Transcriptomic Signatures: A Critical Reevaluation.

Transplant Direct 2018 Feb 2;4(2):e339. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

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February 2018

Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract as Potential Route of Primary Polyomavirus Infection in Mice.

PLoS One 2016 3;11(3):e0150786. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, School Of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 15261.

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August 2016

Rejection of the Renal Allograft in the Absence of Demonstrable Antibody and Complement.

Transplantation 2017 02;101(2):395-401

1 Department of General Surgery, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China. 2 Department of Organ Transplantation, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. 3 Department of Pathology, The Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, School Of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.

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February 2017

T-cell-mediated rejection of the kidney in the era of donor-specific antibodies: diagnostic challenges and clinical significance.

Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2015 Jun;20(3):325-32

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, The Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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June 2015

Donor kidney microthrombi and outcomes of kidney transplant: a single-center experience.

Clin Transplant 2015 May 2;29(5):434-8. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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May 2015

Inhibition of large T antigen ATPase activity as a potential strategy to develop anti-polyomavirus JC drugs.

Antiviral Res 2014 Dec 15;112:113-9. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration, Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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December 2014

Isolated endarteritis and kidney transplant survival: a multicenter collaborative study.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 May 7;26(5):1216-27. Epub 2014 Nov 7.

Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland;

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May 2015

Bartonella henselae endocarditis and glomerulonephritis with dominant C3 deposition in a 21-year-old male with a Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve: case report and review of the literature.

Pediatr Dev Pathol 2014 Jul-Aug;17(4):312-20. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

1  Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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October 2014

BK virus-associated urinary bladder carcinoma in transplant recipients: productive or nonproductive polyomavirus infections in tumor cells?--reply.

Hum Pathol 2013 Dec;44(12):2871-2

Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2013

HLA-A2, HLA-B44 and HLA-DR15 are associated with lower risk of BK viremia.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2013 Dec 30;28(12):3119-26. Epub 2013 Sep 30.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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December 2013

A case of late kidney allograft failure: a clinical pathological conference from American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2012 Nov 2;7(11):1884-9. Epub 2012 Aug 2.

Department of Pathology, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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November 2012

Putative episodes of T-cell-mediated rejection in patients with sustained BK viruria but no viremia.

Transplantation 2012 Jul;94(1):43-9

Division of Transplant Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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July 2012

Neutralization serotyping of BK polyomavirus infection in kidney transplant recipients.

PLoS Pathog 2012 12;8(4):e1002650. Epub 2012 Apr 12.

Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.

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August 2012

VP-1 quasispecies in human infection with polyomavirus BK.

J Med Virol 2012 Jan 3;84(1):152-61. Epub 2011 Nov 3.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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January 2012

Immunohistochemical markers of tissue injury in biopsies with transplant glomerulitis.

Hum Pathol 2012 Jan 20;43(1):69-80. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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January 2012

Inhibitory interactions between BK and JC virus among kidney transplant recipients.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2011 May 21;22(5):825-31. Epub 2011 Apr 21.

Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

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May 2011

The polyomavirus BK large T-antigen-derived peptide elicits an HLA-DR promiscuous and polyfunctional CD4+ T-cell response.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2011 May 2;18(5):815-24. Epub 2011 Mar 2.

Division of Transplant Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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May 2011

Image of the month--quiz case. Angiosarcoma.

Arch Surg 2010 Dec;145(12):1209, 1210

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA.

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December 2010

Viral drug sensitivity testing using quantitative PCR: effect of tyrosine kinase inhibitors on polyomavirus BK replication.

Am J Clin Pathol 2010 Dec;134(6):916-20

Division of Transplant Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pathology, E737 UPMC-Montefiore Hospital, 3459 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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December 2010

Determination of cidofovir in human plasma after low dose drug administration using high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.

J Pharm Biomed Anal 2010 Dec 6;53(4):1015-21. Epub 2010 Jul 6.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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December 2010

Polyomavirus BK neutralizing activity in human immunoglobulin preparations.

Transplantation 2010 Jun;89(12):1462-5

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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June 2010

The significance of renal C4d staining in patients with BK viruria, viremia, and nephropathy.

Mod Pathol 2009 Nov 4;22(11):1468-76. Epub 2009 Sep 4.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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November 2009

Single versus dual renal transplantation from donors with significant arteriosclerosis on pre-implant biopsy.

Clin Transplant 2009 Aug-Sep;23(4):525-31

Department of Surgery, University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA.

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November 2009

HLA-A01-, -A03-, and -A024-binding nanomeric epitopes in polyomavirus BK large T antigen.

Hum Immunol 2009 Sep 14;70(9):722-8. Epub 2009 May 14.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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September 2009

Clinicopathologic analysis of patients with BK viruria and rejection-like graft dysfunction.

Hum Pathol 2009 Sep 22;40(9):1312-9. Epub 2009 Apr 22.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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September 2009

Neutrophilic tubulitis as a marker for urinary tract infection in renal allograft biopsies with C4d deposition.

Transplantation 2009 Apr;87(7):1013-8

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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April 2009

Bortezomib rescue in refractory acute humoral rejection--report of a case.

Clin Transpl 2009 :431-2

The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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July 2010

Genotyping schemes for polyomavirus BK, using gene-specific phylogenetic trees and single nucleotide polymorphism analysis.

J Virol 2009 Mar 24;83(5):2285-97. Epub 2008 Dec 24.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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March 2009

Validation of BKV large T-antigen ATP-binding site as a target for drug discovery.

Antiviral Res 2009 Feb 11;81(2):184-7. Epub 2008 Dec 11.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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February 2009

Deposition of complement product C4d in anti-glomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis.

Am J Kidney Dis 2009 Jun 11;53(6):1098-101. Epub 2008 Dec 11.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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June 2009

Monitoring of human liver and kidney allograft tolerance: a tissue/histopathology perspective.

Transpl Int 2009 Jan 26;22(1):120-41. Epub 2008 Sep 26.

Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA.

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January 2009

Renal biopsy findings predicting outcome in scleroderma renal crisis.

Hum Pathol 2009 Mar 29;40(3):332-40. Epub 2008 Oct 29.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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March 2009

Antirejection treatment in kidney transplant patients with BK viruria.

Transplantation 2008 Sep;86(6):797-803

Department of Pathology, The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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September 2008

Correlation of histologic findings on preimplant biopsy with kidney graft survival.

Transpl Int 2008 Sep 23;21(9):892-8. Epub 2008 Apr 23.

Department of Surgery, University of Florida Medical Center, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-0286, USA.

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September 2008

Alemtuzumab preconditioning with tacrolimus monotherapy-the impact of serial monitoring for donor-specific antibody.

Transplantation 2008 Apr;85(8):1125-32

Department of Surgery, The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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April 2008

Posttransplant adenoviral enteropathy in patients with small bowel transplantation.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2008 Apr;132(4):703-5

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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April 2008

Acute renal allograft rejection: diagnostic significance of focal peritubular capillary C4d.

Transplantation 2008 Mar;85(6):813-20

Department of Surgery, University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32610-0286, USA.

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March 2008

Measurements of global cell-mediated immunity in renal transplant recipients with BK virus reactivation.

Am J Clin Pathol 2008 Apr;129(4):587-91

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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April 2008

Anti-BK virus activity of nucleoside analogs.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008 Apr 19;52(4):1519-21. Epub 2008 Feb 19.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Room Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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April 2008

Clinical course of kidney transplant patients with acute rejection and BK virus replication following Campath therapy.

Clin Transplant 2008 May-Jun;22(3):348-53. Epub 2008 Feb 12.

Department of Pathology, The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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July 2008

BK Virus replication in vitro: limited effect of drugs interfering with viral uptake and intracellular transport.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2007 Dec 24;51(12):4492-4. Epub 2007 Sep 24.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC-Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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December 2007

Polyomavirus BK non-coding control region rearrangements in health and disease.

J Med Virol 2007 Aug;79(8):1199-207

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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August 2007

Cholesterol embolization in renal allografts: a clinicopathologic study of 12 cases.

Am J Surg Pathol 2007 Apr;31(4):536-45

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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April 2007

Helicobacter pylori may play a contributory role in the pathogenesis of primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Dig Dis Sci 2007 Sep 28;52(9):2265-70. Epub 2007 Mar 28.

Department of Pathology, Division of Anatomic Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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September 2007

Development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of BK virus.

J Clin Microbiol 2007 May 21;45(5):1581-7. Epub 2007 Feb 21.

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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May 2007

Proteomic analysis of urine in kidney transplant patients with BK virus nephropathy.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2006 Nov 11;17(11):3248-56. Epub 2006 Oct 11.

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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November 2006

Immunoglobulin G, A, and M responses to BK virus in renal transplantation.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2006 Sep;13(9):1057-63

Department of Pathology, Division of Transplant Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, E 737 UPMC-Montefiore Hospital, 3459 Fifth Ave., PA 15213, USA.

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September 2006

Phylogenetic analysis of polyomavirus BK sequences.

J Virol 2006 Sep;80(18):8869-79

Division of Transplant Pathology, E737 UPMC-Montefiore Hospital, 3459 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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September 2006

Low incidence of BK virus nephropathy after simultaneous kidney pancreas transplantation.

Transplantation 2006 Aug;82(3):382-8

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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August 2006

Detection of CD8+ T cells sensitized to BK virus large T antigen in healthy volunteers and kidney transplant recipients.

Hum Immunol 2006 Apr-May;67(4-5):298-302. Epub 2006 Apr 7.

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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August 2006

Transplantation: polyomavirus nephropathy and the risk of specific immunosuppression regimens.

ScientificWorldJournal 2006 Apr 28:512-28. Epub 2006 Apr 28.

Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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April 2006

Diagnosis and treatment of BK virus-associated transplant nephropathy.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2006 ;577:213-27

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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July 2006

The pathobiology of polyomavirus infection in man.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2006 ;577:148-59

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA.

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July 2006

Ether lipid ester derivatives of cidofovir inhibit polyomavirus BK replication in vitro.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2006 Apr;50(4):1564-6

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Montefiore Hospital, 3459 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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April 2006

Anti-BK virus activity of ciprofloxacin and related antibiotics.

Clin Infect Dis 2005 Nov;41(9):1366-7; author reply 1367

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November 2005

A comparative study of BK and JC virus infections in organ transplant recipients.

J Med Virol 2005 Oct;77(2):238-43

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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October 2005

Quantitation of DNA of polyomaviruses BK and JC in human kidneys.

J Infect Dis 2005 Aug 22;192(3):504-9. Epub 2005 Jun 22.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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August 2005

Monitoring for polyomavirus BK And JC in urine: comparison of quantitative polymerase chain reaction with urine cytology.

Transplantation 2005 Apr;79(8):984-6

Division of Transplant Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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April 2005

Serum analysis after transplant nephrectomy reveals restricted antibody specificity patterns against structurally defined HLA class I mismatches.

Transpl Immunol 2005 Mar;14(1):53-62

Division of Transplantation Pathology and CLSI Tissue Typing Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261 USA.

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March 2005

Effect of leflunomide and cidofovir on replication of BK virus in an in vitro culture system.

Transplantation 2005 Jan;79(1):116-8

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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January 2005

HLA mismatching increases the risk of BK virus nephropathy in renal transplant recipients.

Am J Transplant 2004 Oct;4(10):1691-6

Departments of Pathology and Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.

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October 2004