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mKEP - Models and optimisation algorithms for multicountry kidney exchange programs

Kidney exchange programs (KEPs) represent a new alternative for patients to get transplants from living donors. For a patient with a willing donor of one kidney but physiologically incompatible for transplant, the patient-donor pair can join many other such incompatible pairs in a pool for potential exchange. These programs run on a national or regional basis but there is evolving impetus in Europe to consider the possibility of creating international pools in which different countries can participate in a multi-country KEP. This joint collaboration would lead to a bigger common pool, a factor that can certainly help to increase the number of total possible transplants. The overall research aspects of this project will strive to develop new models and optimisation algorithms and create a decision-making tool amenable for European as well as global adoption.

Details

Details

  • Acronym

    mKEP
  • Start

    01st April 2016
  • Global Budget

    0,00 €
  • State

    Active
  • End

    31st March 2019
  • Responsible

    Ana Viana
  • Financing

    0,00 €
    Team
    001

    Associated Centres

    CEGI

    Centre

    Industrial Engineering and Management