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Janet L Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

Janet L Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Hematology
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Colket Translational Research Building, Room 11024
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5286
Education:
B.S. (Zoology)
Duke University, summa cum laude, 1988.
M.D.
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1992.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Research Expertise

Optimization of iron chelation, stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, headaches in sickle cell disease, transfusion therapy

Description of Clinical Expertise

General pediatric hematology, thalassemia, sickle cell disease, transfusional iron overload, chelation therapy

Selected Publications

Stanley Helen M, Friedman David F, Webb Jennifer, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Transfusional Iron Overload in a Cohort of Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Impact of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Transfusion Method, and Chelation. Pediatric blood & cancer 63(8): 1414-8, Aug 2016.

Kwiatkowski Janet L: Current recommendations for chelation for transfusion-dependent thalassemia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1368(1): 107-14, Mar 2016.

Ware Russell E, Davis Barry R, Schultz William H, Brown R Clark, Aygun Banu, Sarnaik Sharada, Odame Isaac, Fuh Beng, George Alex, Owen William, Luchtman-Jones Lori, Rogers Zora R, Hilliard Lee, Gauger Cynthia, Piccone Connie, Lee Margaret T, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Jackson Sherron, Miller Scott T, Roberts Carla, Heeney Matthew M, Kalfa Theodosia A, Nelson Stephen, Imran Hamayun, Nottage Kerri, Alvarez Ofelia, Rhodes Melissa, Thompson Alexis A, Rothman Jennifer A, Helton Kathleen J, Roberts Donna, Coleman Jamie, Bonner Melanie J, Kutlar Abdullah, Patel Niren, Wood John, Piller Linda, Wei Peng, Luden Judy, Mortier Nicole A, Stuber Susan E, Luban Naomi L C, Cohen Alan R, Pressel Sara, Adams Robert J: Hydroxycarbamide versus chronic transfusion for maintenance of transcranial doppler flow velocities in children with sickle cell anaemia-TCD With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (TWiTCH): a multicentre, open-label, phase 3, non-inferiority trial. Lancet (London, England) 387(10019): 661-70, Feb 2016.

Luchtman-Jones Lori, Pressel Sara, Hilliard Lee, Brown R Clark, Smith Mary G, Thompson Alexis A, Lee Margaret T, Rothman Jennifer, Rogers Zora R, Owen William, Imran Hamayun, Thornburg Courtney, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Aygun Banu, Nelson Stephen, Roberts Carla, Gauger Cynthia, Piccone Connie, Kalfa Theodosia, Alvarez Ofelia, Hassell Kathryn, Davis Barry R, Ware Russell E: Effects of hydroxyurea treatment for patients with hemoglobin SC disease. American journal of hematology 91(2): 238-42, Feb 2016.

Wood John C, Cohen Alan R, Pressel Sara L, Aygun Banu, Imran Hamayun, Luchtman-Jones Lori, Thompson Alexis A, Fuh Beng, Schultz William H, Davis Barry R, Ware Russell E: Organ iron accumulation in chronically transfused children with sickle cell anaemia: baseline results from the TWiTCH trial. British journal of haematology 172(1): 122-30, Jan 2016.

Wood John C, Pressel Sara, Rogers Zora R, Odame Isaac, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Lee Margaret T, Owen William C, Cohen Alan R, St Pierre Timothy, Heeney Matthew M, Schultz William H, Davis Barry R, Ware Russell E: Liver iron concentration measurements by MRI in chronically transfused children with sickle cell anemia: baseline results from the TWiTCH trial. American journal of hematology 90(9): 806-10, Sep 2015.

Belmont Ami P, Nossair Fadi, Brambilla Donald, Friedman Marjorie, Boswinkel Jan, Bradford Andrea B, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Safety of deep sedation in young children with sickle cell disease: a retrospective cohort study. The Journal of pediatrics 166(5): 1226-32, May 2015.

Tubman Venée N, Fung Ellen B, Vogiatzi Maria, Thompson Alexis A, Rogers Zora R, Neufeld Ellis J, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Guidelines for the Standard Monitoring of Patients With Thalassemia: Report of the Thalassemia Longitudinal Cohort. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology 37(3): e162-9, Apr 2015.

Aygun Banu, Mortier Nicole A, Kesler Karen, Lockhart Alexandre, Schultz William H, Cohen Alan R, Alvarez Ofelia, Rogers Zora R, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Miller Scott T, Sylvestre Pamela, Iyer Rathi, Lane Peter A, Ware Russell E: Therapeutic phlebotomy is safe in children with sickle cell anaemia and can be effective treatment for transfusional iron overload. British journal of haematology 169(2): 262-6, Apr 2015.

Morris Claudia R, Kim Hae-Young, Klings Elizabeth S, Wood John, Porter John B, Trachtenberg Felicia, Sweeters Nancy, Olivieri Nancy F, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Virzi Lisa, Hassell Kathryn, Taher Ali, Neufeld Ellis J, Thompson Alexis A, Larkin Sandra, Suh Jung H, Vichinsky Elliott P, Kuypers Frans A: Dysregulated arginine metabolism and cardiopulmonary dysfunction in patients with thalassaemia. British journal of haematology Apr 2015.

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