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
Education:
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (2012-)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

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

Selected Publications

Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Teszner E, Sammons JS, Coffin SE: Pediatric Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Associated with Healthcare-Associated Infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37(4): 483-385, April 2016.

Weiss SL, Shanley TP, Carcillo JA: Chapter 23: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). Wolters, Kluwer, Page: 286-302, 2016.

Weiss SL, Levy RL, Deutschman CS 2nd Edition: Chapter 39: Is Sepsis-Inducted Organ Dysfunction and Adaptive Response? Evidence Based Practice of Critical Care, 2nd Edition. Deutschman CS, and Neligan PJ (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, Page: 335-340, 2016.

Balamuth F, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: Chapter 5: Shock, 7th Edition. Leisher and Ludwig’s Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Shaw K, Chamberlain J, Lavelle J, Nagler J, and Shook J (eds.). Page: 55-68, 2016.

Downes KJ, Weiss SL, Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Kubis S, Tolomeo P, Bilker W, Han X, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Han J, Lautenbach E, Gerber JS, Coffin S, for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: A pragmatic biomarker-driven algorithm to guide antibiotic use in the pediatric intensive care unit: the optimizing antibiotic strategies in sepsis (OASIS) study Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society In Press 2016.

Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Centkowski S, Chilutti M, Grundmeier R, Lavelle J, Alpern ER: Protocolized treatment is associated with decreased organ dysfunction in pediatric severe sepsis. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2016.

Alqahtani M, Smith CM, Weiss SL, Dawson S, Ralay Ranaivo H, Wainwright M: Evaluation of new diagnostic biomarkers in pediatric sepsis. PLoS One In Press 2016.

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 In Press 2016.

Teachey DT, Lacey SF, Shaw PA, Melenhorst JJ, Maude SL, Frey N, Pequignot E, Gonzalez VE, Chen F, Finklestein J, Barrett DM, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Berg RA, Aplenc R, Callahan C, Rheingold SR, Zheng Z, Rose-John S, Nazimuddin F, Wertheim G, Levine BL, June CH, Porter DL, Grupp SA: Identification of predictive biomarkers for cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Discovery Epub ahead of print 2016.

Thomas NJ, Tamburro RF, Rajasekaran S, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Hall MW : Chapter 87: Bacterial Sepsis. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). Wolters, Kluwer, Page: 1377-1396, 2016.

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Last updated: 04/27/2016
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