Kevin Edward Craig Meyers

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Assistant Division Chief, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program, CHOP
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
1st Floor Main Building - Room 1E15
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 590 4155
Fax: 215 590 3705
Education:
M.B., B.Ch
University of the Witwatersrand (cum laude), 1983.
S.A. (Pediatrics)
South African College of Medicine and University of the Witwatersrand, 1989.
D.T.M. & H
University of the Witwatersrand (cum laude), 1991.
MD (Medicine)
ECFMG 0-494-158-9, 1993.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Meyers is studying: a) novel biological and other immunosuppressive agents in pediatric kidney transplantation, b) the cardiovascular well-being of children following kidney transplant and c) hypertension in children, including those with renovascular hypertension; hypertension in ESRD/kidney transplant; and evaluation of anti-hypertensive use in children.

Selected Publications

Hawkes CP, Li D, Hakonarson H, Meyers KE, Thummel K, Levine MA: CYP3A4 Induction by Rifampin: An Alternative Pathway for Vitamin D Inactivation in Patients with CYP24A1 Mutations. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism March 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-4048.

Azukaitis K, Simkova E, Majid A, Galiano M, Benz K, Amman K, Bockmeyer C, Gajjar A, Meyers KE, Il Cheong H, Lange-Sperandio B, Jungraithmayr MT, Fremeaux-Bacchi V, Bergmann C, Bereczki C, Miklasewska M, Csuka D, Prohaszka Z, Sampson M, Lemaire m, Schaefer F: The Phenotypic Spectrum of DGKE Nephropathy. Nephropathy Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2017 Notes: In Press.

Komers R, Gipson DS, Nelson P, Adler S, Srivastava T, Derebail V, Meyers KEC, Pergola P, MacNally ME, Hunt JL, Shih A, Trachtman H.: Efficacy and Safety of Sparsentan Compared with Irbesartan in patients with primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis: Randomized, Controlled Trial Design (DUET). Kidney International Reports 2017 Notes: In Press

Basiaga ML, Burrows EK, Denburg MR, Meyers KE, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Grundmeier RW, Burnham JM: Variation in Preventive Care in Children Receiving Chronic Glucocorticoid Therapy. Journal of Pediatrics 179: 226-232, Dec 2016.

Ruebner RL, Ng D, Mitsnefes M, Foster BJ, Meyers KE, Warady B, Furth SL: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Girls and Boys With CKD. Clin Jour of the Am Soc of Neph 11(11): 1962-68, Nov 2016.

Moodalbail DG, Apple LZ, Meyers KE, Ginsberg JP, Kaplan BS and Bellah R.: Acquired Multiple Cysts of the Kidney in Neuroblastoma Survivors. American Journal of Kidney Disease 68(1): 134-7, July 2016.

Lemley K, Faul C, Schramm K, Meyers KEC, Kaskel F, Dell K, Gipson D, Gibson K and Trachtman H: The effect of a gluten-free diet in children with difficult-to-manage nephrotic syndrome. Pediatrics 138(1): e20154528, July 2016.

Green R, Gu X, Kline-Rogers E, Froelich J, Mace P, Gray B, Katzen B, Olin J, Gornik HL, Cahill AM, Meyers KE: Differences between the pediatric and adult presentation of fibromuscular dysplasia: results from the US Registry. Ped Neph 31(4): 641-50, Apr 2016.

Gipson DS, Troost JP, Lafayette RA, Hladunewich MA, Trachtman H, Gadegbeku CA, Sedor JR, Holzman LB, Moxey-Mims MM, Perumal K, Kaskel FJ, Nelson PJ, Tuttle KR, Bagnasco SM, Hogan MC, Dell KM, Appel GB, Lieske JC, Ilori TO, Sethna CB, Fervenza FC, Hogan SL, Nachman PH, Rosenberg AZ, Greenbaum LA, Meyers KE, Hewitt SM, Choi MJ, Kopp JB, Zhdanova O, Hodgin JB, Johnstone DB, Adler SG, Avila-Casado C, Neu AM, Hingorani SR, Lemley KV, Nast CC, Brady TM, Barisoni-Thomas L, Fornoni A, Jennette JC, Cattran DC, Palmer MB, Gibson KLK, Reich HN, Mokrzycki MH, Sambandam KK, Zilleruelo GE, Licht C, Sampson MG, Song P, Mariana LH, Kretzler M: Complete Remission in the Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 7(11): 81-89, Jan 2016.

Primack WA, Glenn DA and Meyers KEC: Pediatric Nephrology Training Worldwide 2016: Quantum educatus? Kidney International Reports 2016 1: 144-147, 2016.

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Last updated: 04/12/2017
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