Winfred Woodrow Williams, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Nephrology, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD 1980
apolipoproteins; complement c4b; cyclosporine; diabetic nephropathies; immunosuppressive agents; kidney failure chronic; kidney transplantation; lipoproteins hdl; lupus nephritis; minority groups; renal insufficiency chronic In his research endeavors, Dr. Williams’ most recent work focuses on transplantation across select ABO incompatible blood groups to increase access to transplantation for ethnic minority patients. The findings of his 2015 landmark study—published as the cover article for the Amer J of Transplantation—helped provide the basis for a new kidney allocation algorithm, resulting in an increase in the rate of transplantation for ethnic minority patients in the US.
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