The KAUST Saudi National Kidney Paired Donation Workshop, organized by Professor Michał Mańkowski with support from the KAUST CEMSE Division, brought together 12 of the Kingdom's top experts in kidney transplantation to discuss the future of this complex and highly important surgical procedure.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is among the most common causes of death in Saudi Arabia. According to the 2018 edition of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s annual Financing Global Health report, the prevalence of CKD among the Kingdom’s general population stands at 5.44% and accounts for a 4.04% mortality rate.
Mikhail begun to write this book more than 30 years ago in Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, continued in University of Warsaw, University of Silesia in Katowice, and Stanford University, and finished last year in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.    

Research work carried out by Michał Mańkowski, a Ph.D. student in the University's Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering division, was recently selected for inclusion by the editors of the American Journal of Transplantation (AJT) in their "Top 10 Articles of 2019."