Dr Kneteman: A lifetime of achievements

30 June 2021

Director of the Division of Transplantation Dr. Norman Kneteman is retiring from his positions, including Zone Clinical Section Chief of Transplants at the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) and for AHS, and leading the Alberta Liver Transplant Program. He performed the first liver transplant at the UAH in 1989. His recent research interests have included the role of liver transplantation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and development and evaluation of therapies for hepatitis C and B. New work focuses on development and application of AI and novel machine learning systems that allow accurate prediction of survival benefit for individual patients potentially undergoing liver transplantation or other high impact therapies. He has published more than 250 peer reviewed papers.