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Research Interests – Istvan

Dr. Mucsi has a broad research interest, including living donor kidney transplantation, quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and KT, bone and mineral disorders, renal anemia, and inflammation in CKD and kidney transplant. He developed research programs and multiple collaborations to study these aspects of CKD and KT. He is a regular presenter at national and international conferences and published more than one hundred peer reviewed articles.

Recently, Dr. Mucsi launched a series of research projects to understand and reduce psychosocial and ethnocultural barriers to KT and living donor KT. With his research team and collaborators, he is working on adapting culturally appropriate education resources to enhance transplant related knowledge, to reduce disparities and to enhance access to KT and to living donor KT.

Research keywords: access to care; living donor kidney transplantation; ethnocultural disparities; psychosocial and behavioral medicine; quality of life, whole person care; patient reported outcomes; outcomes research.