null Shaifali Sandal, MD, FRCPC

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, MUHC



Kidney transplantation • living donor • nephrology • clinical research

Research Focus

My research focuses on increasing rates of living donor kidney transplantation and improving long-term kidney transplant outcomes.

Selected Publications

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  • Sandal S, Bae S, McAdams-DeMarco M, Massie AB, Lentine KL, Cantarovich M, Segev DL. Induction immunosuppression agents as risk factors for incident cardiovascular events and mortality after kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 Apr;19(4):1150-1159. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15148. Epub 2018 Dec 6. PMID: 30372596.

  • Sandal S, Charlebois K, Fiore JF Jr, Wright DK, Fortin MC, Feldman LS, Alam A, Weber C. Health Professional-Identified Barriers to Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: A Qualitative Study. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2019 Feb 13;6:2054358119828389. doi: 10.1177/2054358119828389. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30792874.

  • Sandal S, Paraskevas S, Cantarovich M, Baran D, Chaudhury P, Tchervenkov JI, Sapir-Pichhadze R. Renal resistance thresholds during hypothermic machine perfusion and transplantation outcomes - a retrospective cohort study. Transpl Int. 2018 Jun;31(6):658-669. doi: 10.1111/tri.13146. Epub 2018 Mar 25. PMID: 29493843.

  • Sandal S, Luo X, Massie AB, Paraskevas S, Cantarovich M, Segev DL. Machine perfusion and long-term kidney transplant recipient outcomes across allograft risk strata. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Jul 1;33(7):1251-1259. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfy010. PMID: 29474675.

  • Sandal S, Bansal P, Cantarovich M. The evidence and rationale for the perioperative use of loop diuretics during kidney transplantation: A comprehensive review. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2018 Apr;32(2):92-101. doi: 10.1016/j.trre.2017.11.002. Epub 2017 Nov 23. Review. PMID: 29242033.