Jamie Merves, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3630
Fax: 215-590-3606
BS (Biology)
The George Washington University, Summa Cum Laude, 2005.
MD (Medicine)
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, with Distinction, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Alanna StrongāŽ, Kierstin Keller, Jamie Merves: Early presentation of adult-onset conditions: A dual diagnosis of hereditary hemochromatosis and porphyria cutanea tarda. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports 25(100638): 100638, December 2020.

Jacob Robson, Sarah S Lusman, Christine K Lee, Jaime Merves, Jeremy Middleton, Maria E Perez, Nirav K Desai, Wael Sayej, Mamata Sivagnanam, Aliza B Solomon, Jennifer Marie Colombo, John M Rosen, Kristin Whitfield Van Buren, Jeffrey B Brown, Yumirle P Turmelle, Carolina S Cerezo, Kathleen M Loomes, Jeannie S Huang, Ruben E Quiros-Tejeira, Keith Benkov, Alan Leichtner, Michael R Narkewicz, Toba Weinstein, Cary G Sauer: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Entrustable Professional Activities: Development of an Assessment Tool and Curricular Resources Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition(71), e40-e45, July 2020.

Chandramouleeswaran PM1, Shen D1, Lee AJ1, Benitez A1, Dods K1, Gambanga F1, Wilkins BJ2, Merves J1,3, Noah Y1, Toltzis S1, Yearley JH4, Spergel JM3,5, Nakagawa H6, Malefyt Rd4, Muir AB1,3, Wang ML1,3.: Preferential Secretion of Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin (TSLP) by Terminally Differentiated Esophageal Epithelial Cells: Relevance to Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE). PLoS One 11(3): e0150968, March 2016.

Whelan KA, Merves JF, Giroux V, Tanaka K, Guo A, Chandramouleeswaran PM, Chang S, Benitez AJ, Dods K, Que J, Masterson JC, Fernando SD, Godwin BC, Klein-Szanto AJ, Chikwava K, Ruchelli ED, Hamilton KE, Muir AB, Wang ML, Furuta GT, Falk GW, Spergel JM and Nakagawa H: Autophagy mediates epithelial cytoprotection and redox homeostasis in Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Gut 66(7): 1197-1207, February 2016.

Muir AB, Merves J, Liacouras CA : Role of Endoscopy in Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 26(1): 187-200, January 2016.

Merves JF, Whelan KA, Benitez AJ, Muir AB, Furuta GT, Wang ML, Falk GW, Spergel JM and Nakagawa H: ATG7 gene expression as a novel tissue biomarker in Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Am J. Gastroenterol. 111(1): 151-3, January 2016.

Merves J, Mascarenhas M, Barsky D: Nutrition, Chapter 20. The Philadelphia Guide to Inpatient Pediatrics 2016.

Merves J, Modayur Chandramouleeswaran P, Benitez AJ, Muir AB, Lee AJ, Lim D, Dods K, Mehta I, Ruchelli E, Nakagawa H, Spergel J and Wang ML: Altered histamine receptor expression in the esophageal epithelium during eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE): Implications on disease pathogenesis. PLOS ONE 10(2): e0114831, February 2015.

Merves J, Whelan KA, Muir AB, Masterson J, Guo A, Benitez AJ, Blair A, Gimotty PA, Klein-Szanto A, Spergel J, Furuta GT, Wang ML, Falk GW and Nakagawa H: Autophagy-Related Gene 7 (ATG7) may serve as a biomarker of EoE disease status. 1) Oral/PODCAST: NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2015. 2) Oral: The Komarov Research Competition, June 2015, 2nd prize 3) Poster: CHOP Research Day, February 2015 4) Poster: DDW and 116th annual meeting of the AGA, Washington, DC, May 16-19, 2015. 2015.

Whelan KA, Merves J, Muir AB, Guo A, Modayur Chandramouleeswaran P, Dods K, DeMarshall M, Que J, Spergel J, Wang ML, Falk GW, Nakagawa H: Autophagy is an epithelial cytoprotective mechanism in esophageal epithelial cells in response to Eosinophilic Esophagitis-associated inflammation. Oral presentation (KAW): Digestive Disease Week and the 116th annual meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association, Washington, DC, May 16-19, 2015. 2015.

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