Publications, Awards, and Grants

Resident Peer-Reviewed Publications

Thavamani A, Umapathi KK, Khatana J, Bhandari S, Kovacic K, Venkatesan T. Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome-Related Hospitalizations Trends, Comorbidities & Health Care Costs in Children: A Population Based Study. Children (Basel). 2022 Jan 3;9(1):55. doi: 10.3390/children9010055. PMID: 35053680; PMCID: PMC8774277.
Thavamani A, Umapathi KK, Khatana J, Sankararaman S. Clostridioides difficile Infection Is Associated with Adverse Outcomes among Hospitalized Pediatric Patients with Acute Pancreatitis. Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol Nutr. 2022 Jan;25(1):61-69. doi: 10.5223/pghn.2022.25.1.61. Epub 2022 Jan 7. PMID: 35087734; PMCID: PMC8762601.
Mari PC, Gulati R, Fragassi P. Adolescent Hepatitis C: Prevalence, Impact, and Management Challenges. Adolesc Health Med Ther. 2021 May 7;12:45-53. doi: 10.2147/AHMT.S263864. PMID: 33994820; PMCID: PMC8112853.
Liu Z, Ciais P, Deng Z, Lei R, Davis SJ, Feng S, Zheng B, Cui D, Dou X, Zhu B, Guo R, Ke P, Sun T, Lu C, He P, Wang Y, Yue X, Wang Y, Lei Y, Zhou H, Cai Z, Wu Y, Guo R, Han T, Xue J, Boucher O, Boucher E, Chevallier F, Tanaka K, Wei Y, Zhong H, Kang C, Zhang N, Chen B, Xi F, Liu M, Bréon FM, Lu Y, Zhang Q, Guan D, Gong P, Kammen DM, He K, Schellnhuber HJ. Near-real-time monitoring of global CO2 emissions reveals the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nat Commun. 2020 Oct 14;11(1):5172. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-18922-7. Erratum in: Nat Commun. 2020 Dec 2;11(1):6292. PMID: 33057164; PMCID: PMC7560733.
Farghaly MAA, Kupferman F, Castillo F, Kim RM. Characteristics of Newborns Born to SARS-CoV-2-Positive Mothers: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Am J Perinatol. 2020 Nov;37(13):1310-1316. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1715862. Epub 2020 Sep 3. PMID: 32882743.
Elkoumi MA, Allah MA, Mohamed FY, Boraey NF, Abdellatif SH, Shehab MM, Sherif AH, Akeel NE, Saleh RM, Elshreif AM, Abdelrahman HM, Soliman AA, Emam AA, Youssef MA, Fahmy DS, Sallam MM, Nawara AM, Elgohary EA, Ismael A, El-Kaffas SM, Sobeih AA, Ibrahim LM, Ibrahim MA, Abdou AM, Yousry SM, Osman SF, El-Deeb FM, Elhewala AA, Hafez SF, Waked NM, Elbasyouni HA, Fouad RA, Zeidan NM, Nashat M, Farghaly MA. Association of interleukin-17A gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to systemic lupus erythematosus in Egyptian children and adolescents: a multi-centre study. Lupus. 2020 Jun;29(7):767-775. doi: 10.1177/0961203320922305. Epub 2020 May 7. PMID: 32380889.
Thavamani A, Umapathi KK, Khatana J, Roy A, Augustin T, Radhakrishnan K. Incidence Trends, Comorbidities, and Outcomes of Pyogenic Liver Abscess Among Children: A Nationwide Population-based Analysis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Jul;71(1):106-111. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002700. PMID: 32142002.
Kumar G, Bitzan M. Practical diagnostic approach and management of children presenting with hemolytic uremic syndrome. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2020 Dec 4;35(12):2054-2058. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfz138. PMID: 33275761.
Kumar G, AlHadhrami HK. Bullous lesions in a young adolescent postrenal transplant. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2020 Mar-Apr;31(2):553-555. doi: 10.4103/1319-2442.284037. PMID: 32394935.
Kumar G, Pillai S, Norwick P, Bukulmez H. Leucocytoclastic vasculitis secondary to COVID-19 infection in a young child. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Apr 7;14(4):e242192. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-242192. PMID: 33827885; PMCID: PMC8031019.
Al-Jebawi Y, Agarwal N, Groh Wargo S, Shekhawat P, Mhanna MJ. Low caloric intake and high fluid intake during the first week of life are associated with the severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely low birth weight infants. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2020;13(2):207-214. doi: 10.3233/NPM-190267. PMID: 31771083.
Umapathi KK, Tuli J, Menon S. Chlamydia pneumonia - induced mucositis. Pediatr Neonatol. 2019 Dec;60(6):697-698. doi: 10.1016/j.pedneo.2019.06.005. Epub 2019 Jun 11. PMID: 31239206.
Umapathi KK, Thavamani A, Al-Kindi S. Prediabetes in children and adolescents in the United States: prevalence estimates and comorbidities - a population analysis. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Feb 25;32(2):187-189. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2018-0374. PMID: 30681973.
Thavamani A, Mhanna MJ, Groh-Wargo S, Gulati R, Shekhawat PS. Enteral fish oil supplementation in the resolution of parenteral nutrition associated cholestasis. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2019;12(1):13-20. doi: 10.3233/NPM-18138. PMID: 30373963.
Umapathi KK, Mhanna MJ. Correlation between Invasive and Noninvasive Blood Pressure Measurements in Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns. Am J Perinatol. 2020 Apr;37(5):548-552. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1683981. Epub 2019 Mar 20. PMID: 30895581.