Pranavkumar Shivakumar, PhD

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-3676

Fax 513-636-5581


Dissecting molecular mechanisms and pathways involved in the pathogenesis of biliary atresia

PhD: University of Bombay, Bombay, India, 2002.

MPharm: University of Bombay, Bombay, India, 1997.

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Shivakumar P, Shanmugam RP, Mani CS. Idiopathic granulomatous appendicitis: a rare appendicular pseudo tumor. Trop Gastroenterol. 2010 Apr-Jun;31(2):130-1.

Moyer K, Kaimal V, Pacheco C, Mourya R, Xu H, Shivakumar P, Chakraborty R, Rao M, Magee JC, Bove K, Aronow BJ, Jegga AG, Bezerra JA. Staging of biliary atresia at diagnosis by molecular profiling of the liver. Genome Med. 2010 May 13;2(5):33.

Miethke AG, Saxena V, Shivakumar P, Sabla GE, Simmons J, Chougnet CA. Post-natal paucity of regulatory T cells and control of NK cell activation in experimental biliary atresia. J Hepatol. 2010;52(5):718-26.

Shivakumar P, Krauthammer M. Structural similarity assessment for drug sensitivity prediction in cancer. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009 Sep 17;10 Suppl 9:S17.

Shivakumar P, Sabla G, Whitington P, Chougnet C, Bezerra JA. Neonatal NK cells target the mouse duct epithelium via Nkg2d and drive tissue-specific injury in experimental biliary atresia. J Clin Invest. 2009;119(8):2281-90.

Erickson N, Mohanty SK, Shivakumar P, Sabla G, Chakraborty R, Bezerra JA. Temporal-spatial activation of apoptosis and epithelial injury in murine experimental biliary atresia. Hepatology. 2008;47(5):1567-77.

Shivakumar P, Sabla G, Mohanty S, McNeal M, Ward R, Stringer K, Caldwell C, Chougnet C, Bezerra JA. Effector role of neonatal hepatic CD8+ lymphocytes in epithelial injury and autoimmunity in experimental biliary atresia. Gastroenterology. 2007 Jul;133(1):268-77.

Shanmugam RP, Shivakumar P. A rare complication of jejunal diverticulosis. Trop Gastroenterol. 2006 Jul-Sep;27(3):134-5.

Mohanty SK, Shivakumar P, Sabla G, Bezerra JA. Loss of interleukin-12 modifies the pro-inflammatory response but does not prevent duct obstruction in experimental biliary atresia. BMC Gastroenterol. 2006 Apr 19;6:14.

Carvalho E, Liu C, Shivakumar P, Sabla G, Aronow B, Bezerra JA. Analysis of the biliary transcriptome in experimental biliary atresia. Gastroenterology. 2005 Aug;129(2):713-7.