Brad W. Warner, MD

Title
Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Appointment
Jessie L. Ternberg, MD PhD Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

Email
brad.warner@wustl.edu

Phone
(314) 454-6022

Fax
(314) 454-2442

Credentials
MD:
University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, 1982

Residency: Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Certification: Surgery, 1990; Surgery, recertified 1998; Pediatric Surgery, recertified 2001; Surgical Critical Care, 1993

Awards and Honors

  • Awarded 2005-2016, "Best Doctors"
  • Governor, Board of Governors, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2010 - Present
  • Chairperson; American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Surgery, 2008-2009
  • E. Grey Dimond, MD, Take Wing Award, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, 2008
  • James IVth Traveling Fellowship Award; (Australia/Great Britain/Ireland/Scotland), 2004
  • Elected Fellow of the American Surgical Association, 2005
  • Elected to Society of Clinical Surgery, 2005
  • Dean's List, 1976 to 1977 
  • University Scholar, 1976 to 1978 
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1980 
  • Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Honor Recipient, 1982 
  • Best Surgical Resident Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1984 to 1985, 1988 to 1989 
  • Max Zinninger Award, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1987 
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1989 
  • Trauma Award, 2nd Place, Ohio Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Resident Essay Contest, 1989 
  • Surgical Biology Club (American College of Surgeons), 2001 
  • President, Society of University Surgeons, 2003 
  • Elected to Executive Committee; Surgical Section - American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003
  • America's Best Doctors, 2003

Research Grants and Contracts 

Publications, Most Recent
(last five years)

Bucher BT, Guth RM, Elward AM, Hamilton NA, Dillon PA, Warner BW, Keller MS: Risk factors and outcomes of surgical site infection in children. J Am Coll Surg. 212(6): 1033-1038, 2011.

Bucher BT, Warner BW, Dillon PA: Antibiotic prophylaxis and the prevention of surgical site infection. Curr Opin Pediatr. 23(3):334-8, 2011.

Bucher BT, McDuffie LA, Shaikh N, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Hamvas A, White FV, Erwin CR, Warner BW: Bacterial DNA content in the intestinal wall from infants with necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Surg. 46(6):1029-33, 2011.

McDuffie LA, Bucher BT, Erwin CR, Wakeman D, White FV, Warner BW: Intestinal adaptation after small bowel resection in human infants. J Pediatr Surg. 46(6):1045-51, 2011.

Bucher BT, Hall BL, Warner BW, Keller MS: Intussusception in children: cost-effectiveness of ultrasound vs diagnostic contrast enema. J Pediatr Surg.  46(6):1099-105, 2011.

Lawal TA, Falcone RA, von Allmen D, Denson LA, Levitt MA, Warner BW, Frischer JS: The utility of routine pouchogram before ileostomy reversal in children and adolescents following ileal pouch anal anastomosis. J Pediatr Surg. 46(6):1222-5, 2011.

Leinicke JA, Longshore S, Wakeman D, Guo J, Warner BW: Regulation of Retinoblastoma Protein (Rb) by p21 Is Critical for Adaptation to Massive Small Bowel Resection. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Bucher BT, Mazotas IG, Warner BW, Saito JM: Effect of time to surgical evaluation on the outcomes of infants with gastroschisis. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:1105-1110.

Wakeman D, Guo J, Santos JA, Wandu WS, Schneider JE, McMellen ME, Leinicke JA, Erwin CR, Warner BW: p38 MAPK regulates Bax activity and apoptosis in enterocytes at baseline and after intestinal resection. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012;302:G997-G1005. 

Rice HE, Crary SE, Langer JC, Kemper AR: Splenectomy in Congenital Hemolytic Anemia Consortium. Comparative effectiveness of different types of splenectomy for children with congenital hemolytic anemias. J Pediatr. 2012;160:160(4):684-689.

Yao J, Maslov KI, Puckett ER, Rowland KJ, Warner BW, Wang LV: Double-illumination photoacoustic microscopy. Opt Lett. 2012;37:659-61.

Greenspon J, Yu J, Warner BW: Late volvulus of an intrathoracic gastric pull-up. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:792-4.

Hitch MC, Leinicke JA, Wakeman D, Guo J, Erwin CR, Rowland KJ, Merrick EC, Heuckeroth RO, Warner BW: Ret heterozygous mice have enhanced intestinal adaptation after massive small bowel resection. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 302: G1143-G1150, 2012.

Rowland KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Erwin CR, Maslov KI, Wang LV, Warner BW: Immediate alterations in intestinal oxygen saturation and blood flow following massive small bowel resection as measured by photoacoustic microscopy. J Pediatr Surg 47: 1143-1149, 2012.

Wakeman D, Schneider JE, Liu J, Wandu WS, Erwin CR, Guo J, Stappenbeck TS, Warner BW: Deletion of p38-alpha MAPK within enterocytes promotes colon tumorigenesis. Surgery 152: 286-293, 2012.

Rowland KJ, McMellen ME, Erwin CR, Wandu WS, Warner BW: Enterocyte expression of epidermal growth factor receptor is not required for intestinal adaptation in response to massive small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg 47: 1748-1753, 2012.

Yu L, Wynn J, Ma L, Guha S, Mychaliska GB, Crombleholme TM, Azarow KS, Lim FY, Chung DH, Potoka D, Warner BW, Bucher B, LeDuc CA, Costa K, Stolar C, Aspelund G, Arkovitz M, Chung WK: De novo copy number variants are associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Med Genet 49: 650-659, 2012.

Yu L. Wynn J, Cheung YH, Shen Y, Mychaliska GB, Crombleholme TM, Azarow KS, Lim FY, Chung DH, Potoka D, Warner BW, Bucher B, Stolar C, Aspelund G, Arkovitz MS, Chung WK: Variants in GATA4 are a rare cause of familial and sporadic congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Hum Genet, In press 2012

Saito, JM, Yan Y, Evashwick TW, Warner BW, Tarr PI: Use and accuracy of diagnostic imaging by hospital type in pediatric appendicitis. Pediatrics, 131:e37-44, 2013

Choi P, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: IGF-2 mediates intestinal mucosal hyperplasia in retinoblastoma protein (Rb)-deficient mice. J Pediatr Surg 48:1340-1347, 2013.

Rowland, KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Erwin CR, Maslov KI, Wang LV, Warner BW: Up-regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha and hemodynamic responses following massive small bowel resention. J Pediatr Surg 48:1330-1339, 2013.

Wynn J, Krishnan U, Aspelund G, Zhang Y, Duong J, Stolar CJ, Hahn E, Pietsch J, Chung D, Moore D, Austin E, Mychaliska G, Gajarski R, Foong YL, Michelfelder E, Potolka D, Bucher B, Warner B, Grady M, Azarow K, Fletcher SE, Klutty S, Delaney J, Crombleholme T, Rosenzweig E, Chung W, Arkovitz MS:  Outcomes of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in the modern era of management. J Pediatr, 132:285-92, 2013, PMC3692597.

King A, Sharma-Crawford I, Shaaban AF, Inge TH, Crombleholme TM, Warner BW, Lovvorn HN 3rd, Keswani SG:  The pediatric surgeon's road to research independence: utility of mentor-based National Institutes of Health grants. J Surg Res, 184 (1): 66-70, 2013.

Choi PM, Sun RC, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: High fat diet enhances villus growth during teh adaptation response to massive proximal small bowel resection. J Gastrointest Surg 18:286-294, 2014.

Yu L, Bennett JT, Wynn J, Carvill GL, Cheung YH, Shen Y, Mychaliska GB, Azarow KS, Crombleholme TM, Chung DS, Potoka D, Warner BW, Bucher B, Stolar C, Aspelund G, Arkovitz MS, University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics, Mefford H Chung WK: Whole exome sequencing identifies de novo mutantion in GATA6 associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Med Genet 51:197-202, 2014, PMC3955383.

Sommovilla J, Warner BW: Surgical options to enhance intestinal function in patients with short bowel syndrome.  Curr Opin Pediatr 26:350-355, 2014.

Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Wandu S, Leinicke JA, Xie Y, Davidson NO, Warner BW: Disruption of retinoblastoma protein expression in the intestinal epithelium impairs lipid absorption. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 306 (10):G909-15, 2014, PMC4024723.

Rowland KJ, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Mei J, Worthen GS, Warner BW: CXCL5 is required for angiogenesis, but not structural adaptation after small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg 49(6):976-80, 2014, PMC4044536.

Sun RC, Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: Insulin-like growth factor 2 and its enterocyte receptor are not required for adaptation in response to massive small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg 49(6):966-70, 2014, PMC4044537.

Choi PM, Sun RC, Sommovilla J, Diaz-Miron J, Khil J, Erwin CR, Guo J, Warner BW: The role of enteral fat as a modulator of body composition following small bowel resection. Surgery 156:412-418, 2014, PMC4099283.

Choi PM, Sun RC, Sommovilla J, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: IGF-2 is necessary for retinoblastoma-mediated enhanced adaptation after small bowel resection. J Gastrointest Surg 18:1887-1893, 2014, PMC4201888.

Garcia AM, Wakeman D, Lu J, Rowley C, Geisman T, Butler C, Bala S, Swietlicki EA, Warner BW, Levin MS, Rubin DC: Tis7 deletion reduces survival and induces intestinal anastomotic inflammation and obstruction in high fat diet-fed mice with short bowel syndrome. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 307 (6):G642-54, 2014, PMC4166722.

Sommovilla J, Zhou Y, Sun RC, Choi PM, Diaz-Miron J, Sodergren E, Warner B, Weinstock G, Tarr PI, Warner BW:  Small bowel resection induces long-term changes in the enteric mirocbiota of mice. J Gastrointest Surg, In press 2014.

Sun RC, Choi PM, Diaz-Miron J, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: High protein diet improves post-operative weight gain after massive small bowel resection.  J Gastrointest Surg, In press 2014

Book Chapters

Wakeman DS, Leinicke JA, Warner BW: Short bowel syndrome. In: Pediatric Surgery Review Series: Multiple Choice Questions in Paediatric Surgery, Extended Matching Questions in Paediatric Surgery (Antao BA, Irish MS, eds.). Radcliffe Publications Ltd, London UK, In Press, 2011.

Bucher BT, Warner BW: Gastrointestinal, Pulmonary, Cardiac and Neurologic Developmental Physiology of the Premature and Term Newborn. In: Operative Pediatric Surgery, 2nd Edition. (Zeigler MA, Azizkhan RG, Weber T, von Allman D, eds). McGraw Hill, New York NY, In Press, 2011.

Warner BW: Open fundoplication in children with gastroesophageal reflux. In: Mastery of Surgery 6th Edition.  (Fischer JE, ed). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 780-789, 2012.

Warner BW, Saito JM: Neonatal enterocolitis and short bowel syndrome. In: Mastery of Surgery, 6th Edition. (Fischer JE, ed). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia PA, 1839-1848, 2012.

Dillon PA, Warner BW: Gastrointestinal Bleeding. In: Pediatric Surgery. 7th Edition. (Coran AG, Adzick NS, Krummel TM, LaBerge JM, Shamberger RC, Caldamone AA eds.) Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia PA, Philadelphia, PA, 1147-1154, 2012.

Greenspon J, Fialkowski EA, Warner BW:  Necrotizing Enterocolitis. In: A Color Handbook - Pediatric Gastroenterology (Pohl JF, Jolley C, Gelfond D eds). CRC Press, Routledge, Taylor, and Francis Group, New York, NY, 243-250, 2014.

Editorials/Case Reports
Tiao, G.; Warner, B.W.: Transcription factors and cholangiocyte development. Gastroenterology 124: 263-264, 2003.

Erwin, C.R.; Jarboe, M.D.; Warner, B.W.: Zeroing in on the "holy grail." Gastroenterology 125:266-7, 2003.

Warner, B.W.: Enterocyte apoptosis and TPN-associated intestinal mucosal atrophy: A view of the chicken or the egg? Gastroenterology 125: 1273-1274, 2003.

Warner, B.W.; Falcone, R.A. Jr.: Images in clinical medicine: Pneumatosis intestinalis. J Pediatr 143: 543, 2003.

Erwin, C.R.; Warner, B.W.: Hirschprung lost his nerve. Gastroenterology 125: 1900-1902, 2003.

Stehr, W.; Warner, B.W.: High-fat nutrition for short gut syndrome: Another indication for the Atkin's diet? Gastroenterology 126: 920-921, 2004.

Ryckman, F.C.; Warner, B.W.: Barrett's esophagus after repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula: yet another morbidity. Gastroenterology 126: 1913-1915, 2004.

Warner, B.W.: Diagnosing appendicitis in children: it comes down to the physical exam. Gastroenterology 127: 675-677, 2004.

Warner, B.W.: Society of University Surgeons Presidential Address: Professionalism and surgery: kindness and putting patients first. Surgery 136: 105-113, 2004.

Warner, B.W.: What's new in pediatric surgery. J Am Coll Surg 199:273-85, 2004.

Warner, B.W.: Tissue engineered small intestine: a viable clinical option? Ann Surg 240: 755-756, 2004.

Cobb, P.J.; Warner, B.W.: Challenges and a new vision for academic surgery. J Am Coll Surg 200: 605-606, 2005; Reply: J Am Coll Surg 201: 490, 2005.

Kim, E.S.; Warner, B.W.: Unexpected finding during inguinal hernia repair in a girl. Surgery 138: 954-955, 2005.

Warner BW: Book Review: Sabiston textbook of surgery: the biological basis of modern surgical practice, 17th edition. Am J Surg 191: 288, 2006.

Taylor JA, Laor T, Warner BW: Extralobar pulmonary sequestration. Surgery 143:833-834, 2008.

McDuffie LA, Wakeman D, Warner BW: Diagnosis of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula: Is there a need for gastrointestinal contrast? J Pediatr, 156(5):852, 2010.

Wakeman D, Warner BW: Urogenital nonunion - a rare anomaly associated with the undescended testis. Am J Surg 199:e59-60, 2010.

Wakeman D, McDuffie L, Warner BW: Rectal duplication in an infant. Surgery, 149(6):846-7, 2011.

Warner BW: Adaptation: Paradigm for the gut and an academic career. J Pediatr Surg, In Press 2012.

Warner BW: Pain Control After Umbilical Hernia Repair: How Difficult Can We Make It?: Comment on "Ultrasonography-Guided Bilateral Rectus Sheath Block vs Local Anesthetic Infiltation After Pediatric Umbilical Hernia Repair".  JAMA Surgery, 148: 713-714, 2013.

Vogel AM, Warner BW: Toward an understanding of lymphatic malformations. Gastroenterol Hepatol 9: 195-196, 2013

Warner BB, Warner BW: A fish tale worth telling: enteral fat for management of short gut syndrome. J Pediatr 165: 226-227, 2014.

Mirensky TL, Warner BW: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia masquerading as traumatic diaphragm rupture. J Pediatr 165 (6): 1269-1269, 2014.  PMID: 25258151

Professional Organization Memberships

Special Interests

  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Surgical nutrition
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Surgical oncology

Presentations, Most Recent

Leinecke J, Longshore SW, Guo J, Wakeman D, Warner BW: "Retinoblastoma protein (pRb) is indispensible for adaptation to massive small bowel resection." Presented at the 6th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 1-3, 2011; Huntington Beach CA.

Wakeman D, Guo J, Santos JA, Schneider J, Leinicke J, Rowland KJ, Erwin CR, Warner BW: "Intestinal resection-induced enterocyte apoptosis Is mediated by p38α MAPK-directed activation of Bax." Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 7 - 11, 2011, Chicago IL.

Leinicke J, Guo J, Warner BW: "Regulation of retinoblastoma protein (Rb) by p21 is critical for adaptation to massive small bowel resection." Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 7 - 11, 2011, Chicago IL.

Hitch MC, Leinicke J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Heuckeroth RO, Warner BW: "Genetically-altered enteric nervous system results in an amplified adaptation response to massive small bowel resection." Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 7 - 11, 2011, Chicago IL.

Lu J, Garcia AM, Wakeman D, Rowley C, Warner BW, Levin MS, Rubin DC: "TIS7 deletion reduces survival and body weight recovery in mice following 50% small bowel resection." Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 7 - 11, 2011, Chicago IL.

Rowland KJ, McMellon ME, Erwin CR, Warner BW. "Epidermal growth factor receptor expression in enterocytes is not required for intestinal adaptation following small bowel resection." Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 14-16, 2011; Boston MA.

Rowland KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Wang LV, Warner BW: "Immediate alterations in intestinal oxygen saturation and blood flow following massive small bowel resection as measured by photoacoustic microscopy." Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 14-16, 2011; Boston MA.

Bucher BT, Mazotas IG, Warner BW, Saito JM: "Effect of time to surgical evaluation on the outcomes of infants with gastroschisis." Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 14-16, 2011; Boston MA.

Choi PM, Guo J, Wakeman D, Leinicke J, Warner BW: Inducible deletion of Rb in enterocytes enhances adaptation after small bowel resection. Presented at the 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 14-16, 2012; Las Vegas NV.

Wakeman D, Schneider JE, Liu J, Wandu WS, Guo J, Erwin CR, Stappenbeck TS, Warner BW: Deletion of p38-alpha MAPK within enterocytes promotes colon tumorigenesis.  Presented at the 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 14-16, 2012; Las Vegas, NV.

Garcia AM, Wakeman D, Rowley CW, Lu J, Bala S, Geisman T, Warner B, Levin MS, Rubin DC: Intestinal overexpression of TIS7 increases survival and fat absorption in mice fed a high fat diet following 50% small bowel resection. Presented at the American Gastroenterology Society, Digestive Disease Week, May 19-22, 2012, San Diego CA.

Rowland KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Erwin CR, Wang L, Warner BW: Hypoxic recovery following massive small bowel resection as measured by photoacoustic microscopy. Presented at the American Gastroenterology Soceity, Digestive Disease Week, May 19-22, 2012, San Diego CA.

Warner BW: Adaptation: Paradigm for an academic career and the gut. Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, May 20-23, 2012; San Antonio TX.

Warner BW: Cellular and molecular basis of adaptation. Presented at the 7th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium, September 6-8, 2012; Pittsburgh PA.

Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: IGF-2 expression mediates intestinal mucosal hyperplasia in retinoblastoma protein-deficient mice. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics-Section on Surgery, October 19-21, 2012; New Orleans LA.

Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Wandu S, DeBosche B, Xie Y, Davidson NO, Warner BW: Disruption of retinoblastoma protein expression in the intestinal epithelium impairs lipid absorption. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 19-21, 2012; New Orleans LA.

Rowland KJ, Erwin CR, Warner BW: Upregulation of hypoxia inducible factor 1 alpha following massive small bowel resection.  Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 19-21, 2012; New Orleans LA.

Warner BW: An academic career in pediatric surgery. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 19-21, 2012; New Orleans LA.

Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Wandu S, DeBosche B, Xie Y, Davidson NO, Warner BW: Disruption of retinoblastoma protein expression in the intestinal epithelium impairs lipid absorption. Presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, May 1-3, 2013; Marco Island FL.

Warner BW: Management of short bowel syndrome in children. Presented at teh American Gastoenterology Society, Digestive Disease Week, May 19-21, 2013, Orlando FL.

Choi PM, Sun RC, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: High fat diet enhances villus growth during adaptation after massive small bowel resection. Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 19-21, 2013, Orlando FL.

Lu J, Garcia AM, Geisman T, Wakeman D, Warner BW, Levin MS, Rubin DC: Reduced body weight recovery in intestinal TIS7 transgenic mice post intestinal resection is mediated by decreased amino acid absorption and inhibition of serum and glucocorticoid-induced kinase 1 expression. Presented at the American Gastroenterology Association, Digestive Disease Week, May 19-21, 2013, Orland FL.

Rowland KJ, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Mei J, Worthen GS, Warner BW: CXCL5 is required for angiogenesis, but not structural adaptation after small bowel resection. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 25-27, 2013; Orlando FL.

Sun RC, Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: Insulin-like growth factor 2 and its enterocyte receptor are not required for adaptation in response to massive small bowel. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 25-27, 2013; Orlando FL.

Choi PM, Sun RC, Sommovilla J, Diaz-Miron J, Erwin CR, Guo J, Warner BW: The role for enteral fat as a modulator of body composition following massive small bowel resection. Presented at the 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego CA, February 4-6, 2014.

Sommovilla J, Zhou Y, Sun RC, Choi PM, Diaz-Miron J, Sodergren E, Warner B, Weinstock G, Tarr PI, Warner BW: Small bowel resection induces long-term changes in the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, Chicago IL.

Sun RC, Choi PM, Diaz-Miron J, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: High protein diet improves post-operative wight gain after massive small bowel resection. Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, Chicago IL.

Choi PM, Sun RC, Sommovilla J, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW: IGF-2 in necessary for retinoblastoma-mediated enhanced adaptation after small bowel resection. Presented at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, Chicago, Il.

Lu J, Garcia AM, Geisman T, Wakeman D, Warner B, Swietlicki EA, Levin MS, Rubin DC: Reduced proline absorption in intestinal TIS7 transgenic mice is associated with decreased apical cell surface expression of the amino acid transporter SLC6A20, mediated by serum and glucocorticoid-induced kinase 1. Presented at the American Gastroenterology Association, Digestive Disease Week, May 3-6, 2014, Chicago IL.

He Y, Schmidt MA, Sun R, Erwin CR, Warner B, Herman EM: Production of transgenic soybena seeds expressing human epidermal growth factor (hEGF) for a therapeutic formula to prevent neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Presented at Soy 2014: Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean 15th Biennial Conference, Aug 3-6, 2014, Minneapolis MN.

Sun RC, Diaz-Miron J, Choi PM, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Warner BW: Both epiderman growth factor and insulin-like growth receptors are dispensable for structural adaptation after massive small bowel resection. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 10-12, 2014; San Diego CA.

Diaz-Miron J, Sun R, Choi P, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Mei J, Worthen GS, Warner BW: The effect of impaired angiogenesis on intestinal function following massive small bowel resection. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 10-12, 2014; San Diego CA.

Watson C, King A, Mitra S, Shaaban AF, Goldstein AM, Morowitz A, Warner BW, Crombleholme TM, Keswani SG: What does it take to become a successful pediatric surgeon-scientist? Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, October 10-12, 2014; San Diego CA.

Barron LK, Erwin CR, Gayer CP, Warner BW: Accelerated hepatic steatosis is induced by small bowel resection and prevented by oral vancomycin. Presented at the 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville FL, February 1-4, 2016.

Aladegbami B, Guo J, Warner BW: EGFR signaling modulates HIF-1α expression in intestinal epithelial and endothelial cells. Presented at the 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville FL, February 1-4, 2016.

Sun RC, Guo J, Warner BW: mTOR signaling is required for adaptation and epithelial cell proliferation after bowel resection. Presented at the 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Jacksonville FL, February 1-4, 2016.

Invited Visiting Professor
(last four years)

  • John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship; Children’s Hospital of Colorado; Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine; March 16-19, 2012
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery Invited Lecture, American Pediatric Surgical Association 43rd Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX; May 20 - 23, 2012.
  • Merrill S. Davis Lectureship in Pediatric Surgery;  Riley Hospital for Children; Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN; October 23-24, 2012.
  • Department of Surgery, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Fargo ND; December 13-14, 2012.
  • H. Biemann Otherson, Jr. Visiting Professorship, Medical University of South Caroline, Charleston SC; January 28-29, 2013.
  • Clifford D. Benson Visiting Professorship, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit MI; March 19-20, 2013.
  • Department of Surgery, Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando FL; April 9-10, 2013.
  • Department of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL; June 4-5, 2013.
  • Dale G. Johnson, M.D. Honorary Lecture, Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery, Univeristy of Utah School of Medicine; Salt Lake City UT; March 12, 2014.
  • Department of Surgery, University of Alabama - Birmingham; Birmingham AL, May 8-9, 2014.
  • H. William Clatworthy, Jr. Visiting Professor in Pediatric Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center; Columbus OH, September 23-25, 2014. Division of Pediatric Surgery, Los Angeles Children's Hospital; Los Angeles CA, January 29-30, 2015.
  • Joseph A. Cox, M.D. Visiting Professor; Division of Pediatric Thoracic and General Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, June 9-11, 2015.
  • Department of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, October 20-21, 2015.

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