Peter Heeger, M.D.

Director of Translational Transplant Research Center

Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute

Mount Sinai Medical School

Dr. Heeger, is Professor of Medicine, Director of Transplant Research and a member of the Immunology Institute and the Recanati Miller Transplant Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He leads the Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation consortium, conducting trials to assess the utility of noninvasive biomarkers to predict outcomes in transplant recipients. His basic research interests are mechanisms of allograft injury and tolerance, with a focus on complement and T lymphocytes. He serves as current chair of the TTT NIH study section, is an active member of the American Society of Transplantation, and has authored >130 publications in the field.



Kishore Iyer, M.D.

Director of Intestinal Transplantation and Pediatric Liver Transplant

Department of Surgery

Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Medical School

Dr. Iyer’s current clinical and research interests are in the areas of surgical management of intestinal failure, intestinal transplant and TPN associated liver disease, as well as complex abdominal tumors at the mesenteric root and portal hypertension surgery.  He has published extensively in the areas of intestinal failure and TPN-associated liver disease as well as intestinal and pediatric liver transplantation.  Dr. Iyer is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He was until recently on the Pediatric Committee of UNOS (United network for Organ Sharing) and a director on the Board of Trustees of the Oley Foundation, a large support group and information resource for patients with intestinal failure.