Kyle Bittinger, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics
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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Microbiome Center
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, 14th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146-2305
Office: 267-425-1641
B.S. (Chemistry)
University of Pittsburgh, 2001.
Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Shen TD, Daniel SG, Patel S, Kaplan E, Phung L, Lemelle-Thomas K, Chau L, Herman L, Trisolini C, Stonelake A, Toal E, Khungar V, Bittinger K, Reddy KR, Wu GD.: The Mucosally-Adherent Rectal Microbiota Contains Features Unique to Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis. Gut Microbes Nov 2021 Notes: E-published 7 Nov, 2021.

Elgarten CW, Tanes C, Lee JJ, Danziger-Isakov LA, Grimley MS, Green M, Michaels MG, Barnum JL, Ardura MI, Auletta JJ, Blumenstock J, Seif AE, Bittinger KL, Fisher BT.: Early stool microbiome and metabolome signatures in pediatric patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer Oct 2021.

Tanes C, Walker EM, Slisarenko N, Gerrets GL, Grasperge BF, Qin X, Jazwinski SM, Bushman FD, Bittinger K, Rout N.: Gut Microbiome Changes Associated with Epithelial Barrier Damage and Systemic Inflammation during Antiretroviral Therapy of Chronic SIV Infection. Viruses 13: 1567, Aug 2021.

Merenstein C, Liang G, Whiteside SA, Cobián-Güemes AG, Merlino MS, Taylor LJ, Glascock A, Bittinger K, Tanes C, Graham-Wooten J, Khatib LA, Fitzgerald AS, Reddy S, Baxter AE, Giles JR, Oldridge DA, Meyer NJ, Wherry EJ, McGinniss JE, Bushman FD, Collman RG.: Signatures of COVID-19 Severity and Immune Response in the Respiratory Tract Microbiome. mBio Aug 2021.

Tang SY, Meng H, Anderson ST, Sarantopoulou D, Ghosh S, Lahens NF, Theken KN, Ricciotti E, Hennessy EJ, Tu V, Bittinger K, Weljie AM, Grant GR, FitzGerald GA.: Sex-dependent compensatory mechanisms preserve blood pressure homeostasis in prostacyclin receptor deficient mice. J Clin Invest 131(14), Jul 2021.

Alemán JO, Henderson WA, Walker JM, Ronning A, Jones DR, Walter PJ, Daniel SG, Bittinger K, Vaughan R, MacArthur R, Chen K, Breslow JL, Holt PR.: Excess dietary fructose does not alter gut microbiota or permeability in humans: A pilot randomized controlled study. J Clin Transl Sci 5: e143, Jun 2021.

Lewis JD, Sandler R, Brotherton C, Brensinger C, Li H, Kappelman MD, Daniel SG, Bittinger K, Albenberg L, Valentine JF, Hanson J, Suskind D, Meyer A, Compher CW, Bewtra M, Saxena A, Dobes A, Cohen B, Flynn AD, Fischer M, Saha S, Swaminath A, Yacyshyn B, Scherl E, Horst S, Curtis JR, Braly K, Nessel L, McCauley M, McKeever L, Herfarth H; DINE-CD Study Group.: A Randomized Trial Comparing the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to a Mediterranean Diet in Adults with Crohn's Disease. Gastroenterology May 2021.

Byeon J, Blizinsky KD, Persaud A, Findley K, Lee JJ, Buscetta AJ, You S, Bittinger K, Minniti CP, Bonham VL, Grice EA.: Insights into the skin microbiome of sickle cell disease leg ulcers. Wound Repair Regen May 2021 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Breton J, Baldassano RN, Albenberg L, Bittinger K, Conrad M, Compher CW, Tanes C, Tu V, Kachelries K: Dietary inflammatory potential and food patterns in relation to gut microbiome among children with Crohn’s disease: a comparative study with healthy controls. DDW 2021, Virtual Conference May 2021 Notes: Abstract. May 21-23, 2021.

Payne E, Harrington K, Richard P, Brackin R, Davis R, Couture S, Liff J, Asmus F, Mutina E, Fisher A, Giuvelis D, Sannajust S, Rostama B, King T, Mattei LM, Lee JJ, Friedman ES, Bittinger K, May M, Stevenson GW.: Effects of Vancomycin on Persistent Pain-Stimulated and Pain-Depressed Behaviors in Female Fischer Rats With or Without Voluntary Access to Running Wheels. J Pain May 2021.

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Last updated: 11/16/2021
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