Richard J. Knight, MD

Nicole Follansbee Centennial Chair, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Professor of Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center
MD, Tulane University
Internship, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Clinical Fellowship, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Weight Gain after Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Knight, RJ, Islam, AK, Pham, C, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Moore, LW, Kagan, A, Sadhu, AR, Podder, H & Gaber, AO 2019, Transplantation.

Investigator Assessment of the Utility of the TruGraf Molecular Diagnostic Test in Clinical Practice
First, MR, Peddi, VR, Mannon, R, Knight, RJ, Marsh, CL, Kurian, SM, Rice, JC, Maluf, D, Mandelbrot, D, Patel, A, David, J, Schieve, C, Lee, D, Lewis, P, Friedewald, JJ, Abecassis, MM & Rose, S 2019, Transplantation Proceedings, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 729-733.

Application of TruGraf v1: A Novel Molecular Biomarker for Managing Kidney Transplant Recipients With Stable Renal Function
Marsh, CL, Kurian, SM, Rice, JC, Whisenant, TC, David, J, Rose, S, Schieve, C, Lee, D, Case, J, Barrick, B, Peddi, VR, Mannon, RB, Knight, RJ, Maluf, D, Mandelbrot, D, Patel, A, Friedewald, JJ, Abecassis, MM & First, MR 2019, Transplantation Proceedings, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 722-728.

Ciprofloxacin for BK viremia prophylaxis in kidney transplant recipients: Results of a prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Patel, SJ, Knight, RJ, Kuten, SA, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Moore, LW, Musick, WL & Gaber, AO 2019, American Journal of Transplantation.

Cross-sectional evaluation of the relationship between Vitamin D status and supplement use across levels of kidney function in adults
Moore, LW, Suki, WN, Lunsford, KE, Sabek, O, Knight, RJ & Gaber, AO 2019, BMJ open, vol. 9, no. 2, e022471.

De Novo DSA in the Setting of Stable Renal Allograft Function is a Benign Finding
Knight, RJ, Eagar, TN, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA, Kuten, SA, Patel, SJ, Moore, LW & Gaber, AO 2018, 27th International Congress of The Transplantation Society, Madrid, Spain, 6/30/18 - 7/5/18, .

Short- and midterm results for internal jugular vein extension for short right renal vein kidney transplant
Lu, T, Yi, SG, Bismuth, J, Knight, RJ, Gaber, AO & Bechara, CF 2018, Clinical Transplantation, vol. 32, no. 8, e13312, pp. e13312.

Ciprofloxacin for BK Viremia Prophylaxis in Kidney Transplant Recipients: Results of a Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial
Patel, SJ, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA, Nolte, JV, Agboli, I, Moore, LW, Kuten, SA, Pham, C, Gaber, AO & Knight, RJ 2018, 2018 American Transplant Congress (ATC), Seattle, United States, 6/2/18 - 6/6/18, .

Conversion from tacrolimus-mycophenolate mofetil to tacrolimus-mTOR immunosuppression after kidney-pancreas transplantation reduces the incidence of both BK and CMV viremia
Knight, RJ, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Kuten, SA, Patel, SJ, Gaber, L & Gaber, AO 2018, Clinical Transplantation, vol. 32, no. 6, e13265, pp. e13265.

Unexplained fever after pancreas transplantation
Klasek, R, Kuten, SA, Patel, SJ, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Hobeika, MJ, Gaber, OA, Podder, H & Knight, RJ 2018, Clinical Transplantation, vol. 32, no. 9, e13351, pp. e13351.

A Cross-sectional Evaluation of the Relationship Between Vitamin D Status and Supplement Use Across Levels of Kidney Function in Adults: Vitamin D Status, Supplements, and Kidney function
Moore, LW, Suki, WN, Lunsford, KE, Sabek, O, Knight, RJ & Gaber, AO 2018, BMJ.

Belatacept conversion in an HIV-positive kidney transplant recipient following anti-thymocyte globulin induction
Kuten, SA, Patel, SJ, Baru, A, Gaber, AO, Crutchley, RD, Ramanathan, V & Knight, RJ 2017, Transplant Infectious Disease, vol. 19, no. 5, e12748.

Early clearance vs persistence of de novo donor-specific antibodies following lung transplantation
Islam, AK, Sinha, N, DeVos, JM, Kaleekal, TS, Jyothula, SS, Teeter, LD, Nguyen, DTM, Eagar, TN, Moore, LW, Puppala, M, Wong, STC, Knight, RJ, Frost, AE, Graviss, EA & Osama Gaber, A 2017, Clinical Transplantation.

Incidence and Factors Associated with De Novo DSA After BK Viremia in Renal Transplant Recipients
Patel, SJ, Kuten, SA, Knight, RJ, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DTM & Gaber, AO 2017, . in Clinical Transplants 2016. Terasaki Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, pp. 103-109.

BK virus as a mediator of graft dysfunction following kidney transplantation
Yi, S, Knight, RJ & Lunsford, KE 2017, Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation.

Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension: An Iatrogenic Complication of Successful Pancreas Transplantation?
Kuten, SA, Simpson, EP, Gaber, AO, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA, Patel, S & Knight, RJ 2017, .

The Incidence and Outcomes of Fever of Unknown Origin After Pancreas Transplantation
Klasek, R, Kuten, SA, Patel, S, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Gaber, AO & Knight, RJ 2017, American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 17, no. suppl 3, 17 (suppl 3).

The detrimental impact of persistent vs an isolated occurrence of de novo donor-specific antibodies on intermediate-term renal transplant outcomes
Loucks-DeVos, JM, Eagar, TN, Gaber, AO, Patel, SJ, Teeter, LD, Graviss, EA & Knight, RJ 2017, Clinical Transplantation, vol. 31, no. 8.

Combination Drug Products for HIV—A Word of Caution for the Transplant Clinician
Patel, SJ, Kuten, SA, Musick, WL, Gaber, AO, Monsour, HP & Knight, R 2016, American Journal of Transplantation, vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 2479-2482.

Intermediate-Term Outcomes of Dual Adult versus Single-Kidney Transplantation: Evolution of a Surgical Technique
Islam, AK, Knight, RJ, Mayer, WA, Hollander, AB, Patel, S, Teeter, LD, Graviss, EA, Saharia, A, Podder, H, Asham, EH & Gaber, AO 2016, The Journal of Heart Transplantation, vol. 2016, pp. 2586761.

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