Christopher B. Massa, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Anesthesiologist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biomedical Engineering)
The Johns Hopkins University , 2006.
MS (Biomedical Engineering)
The University of Vermont , 2008.
PhD (Toxicology)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey , 2014.
MD (Medicine)
UMDNJ/Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , 2016.
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Selected Publications

Yuan I, Missett R, Jones-Oguh S, Massa C, Babus L, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Daly Guris R, Johnson J, McClung-Pasqualino H, Sequera-Ramos L, Subramanyam Iyer R, Kurth C: Implementation of an electroencephalogram-guided propofol anesthesia education program in an academic pediatric anesthesia practice. Pediatric Anesthesia 32(11): 1252-1261, November 2022.

Nguyen J, Deering-Rice C, Armstrong B, Massa C, Reilly C, Venosa A: Parenchymal and Inflammatory Cell Responses to Single and Repeated Ozone Exposure in Healthy and Surfactant Protein-C Mutant Lung. Toxicological Sciences. Oxford University Press, 198(1): 107-123, September 2022.

Ko R, Massa CB, Saraiya N, Cheung EW: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C): Experiences With a New Disease Process. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesia 34(1): 127-131, 2022.

Massa CB, Lin A, Sun L: Perioperative Adverse Events in Children Undergoing Multiple non-Cardiac Surgical Procedures. The American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference (Virtual) July 2021 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Massa CB, Liu Z, Taylor S, Pettit A, Stakheyeva M, Korotkova E, Popova V, Atochina-Vasserman E, Gow AJ) : Biological mechanisms of S-nitrosothiol formation and degradation: how is specificity of S-nitrosylation achieved? Antioxidants 10(7): 1111, 2021.

Groves AM, Gow AJ, Massa CB, Laski JD, Laskin DL: Prolonged injury and altered lung function after ozone inhalation in mice with chronic lung inflammation. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 47(6): 776-783, 2021.

Molotkov A, Bhatt N, Doubrovin M, Castrillon J, Massa CB, Gerber A, D’Armiento J, Goldklang M, Mintz A: Multimodality molecular imaging of the alveolar-capillary barrier in lung disease using albumin based optical and PET tracers. Molecular Biomedicine 1(1): 17, 2020.

Botelho DJ, Bey L, Massa CB, Sarkar S, Tetley T, Chung KF, Chen S, Ryan M, Porter A, Zhang J, Atochina-Wasserman E, Schwander S, Gow AJ: Exposure to silver nanospheres leads to altered respiratory mechanics & delayed immune response in an in vivo murine model. Frontiers in Pharmacology 9(1): 213, 2018.

Massa CB, Groves AM, Jaggernauth S, Laskin DL, Gow AJ: Histologic and biochemical alterations predict lung mechanical dysfunction in aging and chronically inflamed mice. PLOS Computational Biology 13(8): e1005570 2017.

Sunil VR, Vayas KN, Fang M, Zarbl H, Massa CB, Gow AJ, Cervelli JA, Kipen H, Laumbacj RJ, Lioy PJ, Laskin JD, Laskin DL: World Trade Center (WTC) dust exposure in mice is associated with inflammation, oxidative stress and epigenetic changes in the lung. Experimental and Molecular Pathology 102(1): 50-58, 2016.

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