Scott L Weiss

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd
7th Floor Central, RM 7C26
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4327
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Pediatric sepsis, bienergetic failure, microcirculatory dysfunction, mitochondrial dysfunction, biomarkers

Selected Publications

Hall M, Steele L, Jamspm-Buber L, Agan A, Anushay M, Mourani P, Loftis L, Weiss SL, Paden M, Higgerson R, Hartman M, Randolph A: Longitudinal innate immune function and outcomes from pediatric critical influenza. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting May 2017 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting May 6-9, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Maude S, Barrett D, Lacey S, Melenhorst J, Shaw P, Berg R, June C, Porter D, Frey N, Grupp S, Teachey D: Cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for leukemia. Critical Care Medicine 45(2), February 2017.

Lin JC, Spinella PC, Fitzgerald JC, Tucci M, Bush JL, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Weiss SL for the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: New or progressive multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (NPMODS) in pediatric severe sepsis: A sepsis phenotype with higher morbidity and mortality. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(1): 8-16, January 2017.

Weiss SL, Deutschman CS, Becker LB: Chapter 80: Cellular Respiration Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care. Fuhrman and Zimmerman (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 1131-1144, 5th Edition 2017.

Han M, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Keele L, Alpern ER, Lavelle J, Chilutti M, Grundmeier RW, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Weiss SL: Association of delayed antimicrobial therapy with one-year mortality in pediatric sepsis. Shock In Press 2017.

Weiss SL, Keele L, Balamuth F, Vendetti N, Ross R, Fitzgerald JC, Gerber JS: Crystalloid fluid choice and clinical outcomes in pediatric sepsis: a match retrospective cohort study. Journal of Pediatrics Epub ahead of print 2017.

Weiss SL: Clinical triasl in pediatric sepsis: what's the (end) point? Critical Care Medicine In Press 2017 Notes: Invited editorial on Primary outcome measures in pediatric septic shock trials: a systematic review.

Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Fitzgerald JC, Hensley J, Bush J, Thomas N, Hall M, Muszynski J: Epidemiology of death following pediatric sepsis: When why, and how septic kids die Critical Care Medicine 44(12 Suppl 1): 442, December 2016 Notes: Research Snapshop Presentation at 46th Critical Care Congress, January 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Fitzgerald JC, Basu R, Akcan-Arikan A, Izquierdo LM, Pineres Olave BE, Hassinger AB, Szczepanski M, Deep A, Williams D, Sapru A, Roy JA, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Weiss SL, Furth S for the SPROUT Study Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: Acute kidney injury in pediatric severe sepsis, an independent risk for death and new disability Critical Care Medicine 44(12): 2241-2250, December 2016.

Weiss SL, Zhang D, Graham K, Deutschman CS, Kilbaugh T, McGowan F, Becker L, Wallace D: Reduced mitochondrial mass underlays decreased respiration in septic immune cells. Critical Care Medicine 44(12 Suppl 1): 91, December 2016 Notes: Star Research Presentation, STAR Research Achievement Award and Travel Award at 46th Critical Care Congress, January 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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