Kathleen M. Loomes

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Consultant in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Physician, Consultant in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Research Training, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Training Program
Co-Director, Fred and Suzanne Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 7th floor
34th and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7223
Fax: 267-426-7814
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
Rice University (Cum laude), 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1992.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Notch pathway
Liver development
Bile duct development
Role of Notch signaling in bone development and healing
Alagille syndrome
Pediatric liver disease

Selected Publications

Shneider BL, Moore J, Kerkar N, Magee JC, Ye W, Karpen SJ, Kamath BM, Molleston JP, Bezerra JA, Murray KF, Loomes KM, Whitington PF, Rosenthal P, Squires RH, Guthery SL, Arnon R, Schwarz KB, Turmelle YP, Sherker AH, Sokol RJ for the Childhood Liver Disease Research Network: Initial assessment of the infant with neonatal cholestasis - is this biliary atresia? PLOS One 12(5): e017627, May 2017.

Wang KS, Tiao G, Bass LM, Hertel PM, Mogul D, Kerkar N, Clifton M, Azen C, Bull L, Rosenthal P, Stewart D, Superina R, Arnon R, Bozic M, Brandt ML, Dillon PA, Fecteau A, Iyer K, Kamath B, Karpen S, Karrer F, Loomes KM, Mack C, Mattei P, Miethke A, Soltys K, Turmelle YP, West K, Zagory J, Goodhue C, Shneider B, the Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN): Analysis of surgical interruption of the enterohepatic circulation as a treatment for pediatric cholestasis. Hepatology 65(5): 1645-1654, May 2017.

Lin H, Zoll B, Russo P, Spinner NB, Loomes KM: A challenging Case of Focal Extrahepatic Duct Obstruction/Hypoplasia in Alagille Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 64(1): 18-22, Jan 2017.

Wang Kasper S, Tiao Greg, Bass Lee M, Hertel Paula M, Mogul Douglas, Kerkar Nanda, Clifton Matthew, Azen Colleen, Bull Laura, Rosenthal Philip, Stewart Dylan, Superina Riccardo, Arnon Ronen, Bozic Molly, Brandt Mary L, Dillon Patrick A, Fecteau Annie, Iyer Kishore, Kamath Binita, Karpen Saul, Karrer Frederick, Loomes Kathleen M, Mack Cara, Mattei Peter, Miethke Alexander, Soltys Kyle, Turmelle Yumirle P, West Karen, Zagory Jessica, Goodhue Cat, Shneider Benjamin L: Analysis of surgical interruption of the enterohepatic circulation as a treatment for pediatric cholestasis. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) 65(5): 1645-1654, May 2017.

Zamora R, Vodovotz Y, Mi Q, Barclay D, Yin J, Horslen S, Rudnick D, Loomes KM, Squires RH: Data-Driven Modeling for Precision Medicine in Pediatric Acute Liver Failure. Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.) 23(22), Nov 2016.

Youngstrom DW, Dishowitz MI, Bales CB, Carr E, Mutyaba PL, Kozloff KM, Shitaye H, Hankenson KD, Loomes KM: Jagged1 expression by osteoblast-lineage cells regulates trabecular bone mass and periosteal expansion in mice. Bone 91: 64-74, October 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2016.07.006.

Ng VL, Li R, Loomes KM, Leonis MA, Rudnick DA, Belle SH, Squires RH, for the Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group (PALFSG): Outcomes of Children With and Without Hepatic Encephalopathy from the Pediatric Acute Liver Failure (PALF) Study Group. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 63(3): 357-364, September 2016.

Tsai Ellen A, Gilbert Melissa A, Grochowski Christopher M, Underkoffler Lara A, Meng He, Zhang Xiaojie, Wang Michael M, Shitaye Hailu, Hankenson Kurt D, Piccoli David, Lin Henry, Kamath Binita M, Devoto Marcella, Spinner Nancy B, Loomes Kathleen M: THBS2 Is a Candidate Modifier of Liver Disease Severity in Alagille Syndrome. Cellular and molecular gastroenterology and hepatology 2(5): 663-675.e2, Sep 2016.

Narkewicz MR, Horslen S, Belle SH, Rudnick DA, Ng VL, Rosenthal P, Romero R, Loomes KM, Zhang S, Hardison RM, Squires RH; Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group: Prevalence and Significance of Autoantibodies in Children with Acute Liver Failure. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 64(2): 210-217, Feb 2017.

Tang V, Cofer ZC, Cui S, Sapp V, Loomes KM, Matthews RP: Loss of a Candidate Biliary Atresia Susceptibility Gene, add3a, Causes Biliary Developmental Defects in Zebrafish. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 63(5): 524-530, Nov 2016.

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Last updated: 06/26/2017
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