Philip L. Ballard

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Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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Philadelphia, PA 19104
A.B. (Chemistry)
Earlham College, Richmond, IN , 1961.
N/A (Graduate Study, Department of Biochemistry)
University of Michigan, 1962.
Ph.D. (Department of Biochemistry)
University of Chicago (Thesis: The Isolation and Properties of a Testicular Ribonucleic Acid Polymerase), 1967.
University of Chicago School of Medicine, 1967.
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Selected Publications

Berry GT, Wu S, Buccafusca R, Ren J, Gonzales LW, Ballard PL, Golden JA, Stevens MJ, Greer JJ: Loss of murine Na+/myo-inositol cotransporter leads to brain myo-inositol depletion and central apnea. J Biol Chem 278: 18297-18302, 2003.

Pepe GJ, Ballard PL, Albrecht ED: Fetal lung maturation in estrogen-deprived baboons. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88: 471-477, 2003.

Lorch SA, Banks BA, Christie J, Merrill JD, Althaus J, Schmidt K, Ballard PL, Ischiropoulos H, Ballard RA: Plasma 3-Nitrotyrosine and outcome in neonates with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia after inhaled nitric oxide. Free Rad Biol Med 34: 1146-1152, 2003.

Ballard PL, Merrill JD, Godinez RI, Godinez MH, Troug WE, Ballard RA: Surfactant protein profile of pulmonary surfactant in premature infants. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168: 1123-1128, 2003.

Merrill JD, Ballard RA, Cnaan A, Hibbs AM, Godinez RI, Godinez MH, Truog WE, Ballard PL: Dysfunction of pulmonary surfactant in chronically ventilated premature infants. 2003 Notes: Submitted for publication.

Merrill JD, Ballard RA, Godinez RI, Godinez MH, Canaan A, Luan X, Haque A, Ballard PL: Respiratory decompensation and surfactant dysfunction in preterm infants. J Invest Med 51: S126, 2003.

Savani RC, Mohan GS, Cui Z, Zaman A, Foley JP, Kaplan F, Sweezy N, Gonzales LW, DeLisser HM, Ballard PL: The angiogenic factor midkine is regulated by dexamethasone and retinoic acid during alveolization and in type II alveolar epithelial cells. J Invest Med 51: S424, 2003.

Gray JM, Foley JP, Ballard PL, Savani RC: Tumor necrosis factor is critical to respiratory distress and surfactant protein B deficiency after acute lung injury. J Invest Med 51: S427, 2003.

Gonzales LW, Ballard PL, Godinez M, Godinez R, McCumin DC, Yoder BA, Kerecman JD, Winter VT, Grubb PH, Coalson JJ, Shaul PW: Compliance and surfactant are altered by inhaled nitric oxide in the baboon model of chronic lung disease. J Invest Med 51: S434, 2003.

Kolla V, Gonzales LW, Wang P, Angampalli S, Ballard PL: Expression of two thyroid transcription factor-1 transcripts in differentiating human fetal lung type II cells. J Invest Med 51: S436, 2003.

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