Sundaram Hariharan is a Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Robert J Corry Chair of Surgery at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His research interest is in the fields of kidney and pancreas transplantation. He has published 180 peer-reviewed articles in these areas and has participated in 30 different clinical trials and in 15 as PI. His scientific contributions cover variety of important renal transplant topics and his publications have been cited extensively over last 20 years. They are: Recurrent and De novo Diseases after renal transplantation, Long-term Kidney Transplant Survival, Surrogate Markers for Renal Transplant Outcome and BKV infection after Renal Transplantation. Recently he has been focusing on identification, pathogenesis and treatment of sub-clinical acute T Cell Mediated Rejection and Sub-clinical inflammation in renal transplant recipients with a goal of treating them and improving long-term allograft survival. He is also Associate Editor for Clinical Transplantation and Transplantation. He has trained over 100 nephrologist and has been recognized as a leader in Clinical Transplantation in both National and International scene.