Last Name

Christopher R. Nitkin, MD

InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
Address2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City MO 64108
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5718-4523 Additional info
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    TitleAssistant Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City

    TitleClinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Kansas Medical Center

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    Mount Sinai School of MedicineMD2010
    Connecticut Children's Medical CenterResidency2013Pediatrics
    Rainbow Babies & Children's HospitalFellowship2017Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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    Dr. Nitkin is an academic neonatologist with clinical research interests bronchopulmonary dysplasia and social determinants of health. He is also involved with work on automating and modernizing the Center for Infant Pulmonary Disorders registry at CMH to facilitate future research projects across the division.

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    1. Davis PA, Hubbard D, Gladdis T, Nitkin C, Hansen K, Keith-Chancy E, Godwin J, Staggs V, Babbar S, Hardy M, Ashbaugh J, Carter BS. Improving attitudes toward trauma-informed care in the neonatal intensive care unit through comprehensive multi-disciplinary education. J Perinatol. 2024 Feb 21. PMID: 38383575.
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    2. Nitkin CR, Richardson T, Lewis T. Is Anti-Vascular Growth Factor Therapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity Associated With Pulmonary Hypertension?-Reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2023 04 01; 141(4):408-409. PMID: 36862400.
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    3. Santharam Y, Nitkin CR, Rajgarhia A, Oschman A, Lee B, Fischer R, Feldman K. Association between congenital heart disease and parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in neonates: A retrospective cohort study. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2023 05; 47(4):501-510. PMID: 36772965.
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    4. Nitkin CR, Bamat NA, Lagatta J, DeMauro SB, Lee HC, Patel RM, King B, Slaughter JL, Campbell JP, Richardson T, Lewis T. Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants Treated With Laser vs Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2022 11 01; 140(11):1085-1094. PMID: 36201183.
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    5. Sien ME, Robinson AL, Hu HH, Nitkin CR, Hall AS, Files MG, Artz NS, Pitts JT, Chan SS. Feasibility of and experience using a portable MRI scanner in the neonatal intensive care unit. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2022 Jul 04. PMID: 35788031.
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    6. Feldman K, Nitkin CR, Cuna A, Oschman A, Truog WE, Norberg M, Nyp M, Taylor JB, Lewis T. Corticosteroid response predicts bronchopulmonary dysplasia status at 36 weeks in preterm infants treated with dexamethasone: A pilot study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2022 07; 57(7):1760-1769. PMID: 35434928.
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    7. Venkatraman A, Yu W, Nitkin C, Sampath V. Intestinal Stem Cell Development in the Neonatal Gut: Pathways Regulating Development and Relevance to Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Cells. 2021 02 03; 10(2). PMID: 33546361.
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    8. Nitkin CR, Xia S, Menden H, Yu W, Xiong M, Heruth DP, Ye SQ, Sampath V. FOSL1 is a novel mediator of endotoxin/lipopolysaccharide-induced pulmonary angiogenic signaling. Sci Rep. 2020 08 04; 10(1):13143. PMID: 32753701.
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    9. Nitkin CR, Rajasingh J, Pisano C, Besner GE, Th?baud B, Sampath V. Stem cell therapy for preventing neonatal diseases in the 21st century: Current understanding and challenges. Pediatr Res. 2020 01; 87(2):265-276. PMID: 31086355.
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    10. Auster L, Sutton M, Gwin MC, Nitkin C, Bonfield TL. Optimization of In Vitro Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacteriumintracellulare Growth Assays for Therapeutic Development. Microorganisms. 2019 Feb 01; 7(2). PMID: 30717247.
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    11. Nitkin CR, Bonfield TL. Balancing anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant responses in murine bone marrow derived macrophages. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0184469. PMID: 28886148.
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    12. Nitkin CR, Bonfield TL. Concise Review: Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Pediatric Disease: Perspectives on Success and Potential Improvements. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 02; 6(2):539-565. PMID: 28191766.
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    13. Petty WJ, Li N, Biddle A, Bounds R, Nitkin C, Ma Y, Dragnev KH, Freemantle SJ, Dmitrovsky E. A novel retinoic acid receptor beta isoform and retinoid resistance in lung carcinogenesis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Nov 16; 97(22):1645-51. PMID: 16288117.
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