Kurt R. Schibler, MD

Director, Neonatology Clinical Research Program

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-3972

Fax 513-636-7868

Email kurt.schibler@cchmc.org

Clinical Interests

Clinical trials; neonatal immune development

Research Interests

Immune mechanisms underlying morbidity and mortality associated with preterm birth; necrotizing enterocolitis; complications of prematurity

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984.

Residency: Pediatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1990.

Fellowship: Neonatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1993.

Certification: Pediatrics 1990; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 1993, renewed 1999 and 2007.

Morrow AL, Meinzen-Derr J, Huang P, Schibler KR, Cahill T, Keddache M, Kallapur SG, Newburg DS, Tabangin M, Warner BB, Jiang X. Fucosyltransferase 2 Non-Secretor and Low Secretor Status Predicts Severe Outcomes in Premature Infants. J Pediatr. 2011 Jan 20.

Johnson RF, Cohen AP, Guo Y, Schibler K, Greinwald JH. Genetic mutations and aminoglycoside-induced ototoxicity in neonates. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 May;142(5):704-7.

Olsen IE, Lawson ML, Meinzen-Derr J, Sapsford AL, Schibler KR, Donovan EF, Morrow AL. Use of a body proportionality index for growth assessment of preterm infants. J Pediatr. 2009 Apr;154(4):486-91.

Lavery AP, Meinzen-Derr JK, Anderson E, Ma Q, Bennett MR, Devarajan P, Schibler KR. Urinary NGAL in premature infants. Pediatr Res. 2008 Oct;64(4):423-8.

Schibler KR, Georgelas A, Rigaa A. Developmental biology of the dendritic cell system. Acta Paediatr Suppl. 2002;91(438):9-16.

Book Chapters

Schibler KR. Developmental Biology of the Hematopoietic Growth Factors. In Fetal and Neonatal Physiology. Polin RA, Fox WW, eds. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2009.

Schibler KR. The Mononuclear Phagocyte System. In Fetal and Neonatal Physiology. Polin RA, Fox WW, eds. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2009.

Donovan E, Greenberg J, Habernman B, Narendran V, Schibler K, Warner B. Neonatal Morbidities of Prenatal and Perinatal Origin. In Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Creasy RK, Resnik R and Iams JD., eds Philadelphia : WB Saunders, 2009.

The natural history of CMV-related hearing loss and the feasibility of CMV screening as adjunct to hearing in the newborn. Co-investigator. National Institutes of Health. Jan 2006 - Dec 2012. #HHS-N-260200500008C.

Novel genetic and salivary glycan biomarkers for risk of NEC in ELBW infants. Co-Principal Investigator. National Institutes of Health. Mar 2009 - Feb 2014. #R01-HD059140.