R. Mark Grady, M.D.  grady@kids.wustl.edu

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Cardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095

Education

  • B.A., Princeton University1984
  • M.D., Washington University School of Medicine1989
  • M.A., Washington University School of Medicine1989

Training

  • Residency, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine1989 - 1992
  • Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital1992 - 1997

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, 1997
  • American Board of Pediatrics, certificate number 13771998
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology, certificate number 0013772005
  • IL, 2011
  • MO, DEA2011
  • MO, BNDD2012

Honors

  • Alpha Omege Alpha
  • Merck manual award for oustanding medical student
  • Phi Beta kappa
  • Recipient of the 1999 Richard D. Rowe award for research in pediatric cardiology given by the Society for Pediatric Research
  • Senior book prize for excellence in scholarship
  • Sigma Xi
  • Summa cum laude graduate

Recent Publications view all (30)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Grady RM, Eghtesady P. Potts Shunt and Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: What We Have Learned. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;101(4):1539-43. PMID:26518375  
  2. Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Boston US, Huddleston CB, Hoganson DM, Shepard M, Raithel S, Mehegan M, Doctor A, Spinella PC, Eghtesady P. Recommendations for utilization of the paracorporeal lung assist device in neonates and young children with pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Transplant. 2016;20(2):256-70. PMID:26899454  
  3. Gingras J, Gawor M, Bernadzki KM, Grady RM, Hallock P, Glass DJ, Sanes JR, Proszynski TJ. Α-Dystrobrevin-1 recruits Grb2 and α-catulin to organize neurotransmitter receptors at the neuromuscular junction. J Cell Sci. 2016;129(5):898-911. PMCID:PMC4813319  PMID:26769899  
  4. Szafranski P, Dharmadhikari AV, Wambach JA, Towe CT, White FV, Grady RM, Eghtesady P, Cole FS, Deutsch G, Sen P, Stankiewicz P. Two deletions overlapping a distant FOXF1 enhancer unravel the role of lncRNA LINC01081 in etiology of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins. Am J Med Genet A. 2014. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.36606  PMID:24842713  
  5. Hoganson DM, Gazit AZ, Boston US, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB, Eghtesady P. Paracorporeal lung assist devices as a bridge to recovery or lung transplantation in neonates and young children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;147(1):420-6. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2013.08.078  PMID:24199759  
  6. Euteneuer J, Carvalho CM, Kulkarni S, Vineyard M, Grady RM, Lupski JR, Shinawi M. Molecular and phenotypic characterization of atypical Williams-Beuren syndrome. Clin Genet. 2013. doi:10.1111/cge.12305  PMID:24246242  
  7. Hoganson DM, Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB, Eghtesady P. Neonatal paracorporeal lung assist device for respiratory failure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95(2):692-4. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.05.128  PMID:23336880  
  8. McDonnell CJ, White KS, Grady RM. Noncardiac chest pain in children and adolescents: a biopsychosocial conceptualization. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2012;43(1):1-26. doi:10.1007/s10578-011-0240-7  PMID:21701910  
  9. Goldstein BS, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB, Grady RM. Lung transplantation in children with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: an 18-year experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(10):1148-52. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2011.04.009  PMID:21620736  
  10. Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB. First experience with a paracorporeal artificial lung in a small child with pulmonary hypertension. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011;141(6):e48-50. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.02.005  PMID:21420104  
  11. Grady RM, Gandhi S, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB. Dismal lung transplant outcomes in children with tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia compared to Eisenmenger syndrome or pulmonary vein stenosis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009;28(11):1221-5. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2009.07.010  PMID:19783168  
  12. Gandhi SK, Grady RM, Huddleston CB, Balzer DT, Canter CE. Beyond Berlin: heart transplantation in the "untransplantable". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008;136(2):529-31. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.01.032  PMID:18692672  
  13. Grady RM, Wozniak DF, Ohlemiller KK, Sanes JR. Cerebellar synaptic defects and abnormal motor behavior in mice lacking alpha- and beta-dystrobrevin. J Neurosci. 2006;26(11):2841-51. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4823-05.2006  PMID:16540561  
  14. Grady RM, Starr DA, Ackerman GL, Sanes JR, Han M. Syne proteins anchor muscle nuclei at the neuromuscular junction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102(12):4359-64. doi:10.1073/pnas.0500711102  PMCID:PMC555524  PMID:15749817  
  15. Grady RM, Akaaboune M, Cohen AL, Maimone MM, Lichtman JW, Sanes JR. Tyrosine-phosphorylated and nonphosphorylated isoforms of alpha-dystrobrevin: roles in skeletal muscle and its neuromuscular and myotendinous junctions. J Cell Biol. 2003;160(5):741-52. doi:10.1083/jcb.200209045  PMCID:PMC2173352  PMID:12604589  
  16. Akaaboune M, Grady RM, Turney S, Sanes JR, Lichtman JW. Neurotransmitter receptor dynamics studied in vivo by reversible photo-unbinding of fluorescent ligands. Neuron. 2002;34(6):865-76. PMID:12086635  
  17. Lévi S, Grady RM, Henry MD, Campbell KP, Sanes JR, Craig AM. Dystroglycan is selectively associated with inhibitory GABAergic synapses but is dispensable for their differentiation. J Neurosci. 2002;22(11):4274-85. doi:20026440  PMID:12040032  
  18. Knuesel I, Riban V, Zuellig RA, Schaub MC, Grady RM, Sanes JR, Fritschy JM. Increased vulnerability to kainate-induced seizures in utrophin-knockout mice. Eur J Neurosci. 2002;15(9):1474-84. PMID:12028357  
  19. Apel ED, Lewis RM, Grady RM, Sanes JR. Syne-1, a dystrophin- and Klarsicht-related protein associated with synaptic nuclei at the neuromuscular junction. J Biol Chem. 2000;275(41):31986-95. doi:10.1074/jbc.M004775200  PMID:10878022  
  20. Grady RM, Zhou H, Cunningham JM, Henry MD, Campbell KP, Sanes JR. Maturation and maintenance of the neuromuscular synapse: genetic evidence for roles of the dystrophin--glycoprotein complex. Neuron. 2000;25(2):279-93. PMID:10719885  
  21. Grady RM, Grange RW, Lau KS, Maimone MM, Nichol MC, Stull JT, Sanes JR. Role for alpha-dystrobrevin in the pathogenesis of dystrophin-dependent muscular dystrophies. Nat Cell Biol. 1999;1(4):215-20. doi:10.1038/12034  PMID:10559919  
  22. Crosbie RH, Lebakken CS, Holt KH, Venzke DP, Straub V, Lee JC, Grady RM, Chamberlain JS, Sanes JR, Campbell KP. Membrane targeting and stabilization of sarcospan is mediated by the sarcoglycan subcomplex. J Cell Biol. 1999;145(1):153-65. PMCID:PMC2148225  PMID:10189375  
  23. Sanes JR, Apel ED, Gautam M, Glass D, Grady RM, Martin PT, Nichol MC, Yancopoulos GD. Agrin receptors at the skeletal neuromuscular junction Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998;841:1-13. PMID:9668217  
  24. Sanes JR, Apel ED, Burgess RW, Emerson RB, Feng G, Gautam M, Glass D, Grady RM, Krejci E, Lichtman JW, Lu JT, Massoulié J, Miner JH, Moscoso LM, Nguyen Q, Nichol M, Noakes PG, Patton BL, Son YJ, Yancopoulos GD, Zhou H. Development of the neuromuscular junction: genetic analysis in mice. J Physiol Paris. 1998;92(3-4):167-72. PMID:9789802  
  25. Peters MF, Sadoulet-Puccio HM, Grady RM, Kramarcy NR, Kunkel LM, Sanes JR, Sealock R, Froehner. Differential membrane localization and intermolecular associations of ?-dystrobrevin isoforms in skeletal muscle Journal of Cell Biology. 1998;142:1269-1278. 
  26. Grady RM, Teng H, Nichol MC, Cunningham JC, Wilkinson RS, Sanes JR. Skeletal and cardiac myopathies in mice lacking utrophin and dystrophin: a model for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Cell. 1997;90(4):729-38. PMID:9288752  
  27. Grady RM, Merlie JP, Sanes JR. Subtle neuromuscular defects in utrophin-deficient mice. J Cell Biol. 1997;136(4):871-82. PMCID:PMC2132496  PMID:9049252  
  28. Grady RM, Eisenberg PR, Bridges ND. Rational approach to use of heparin during cardiac catheterization in children. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995;25(3):725-9. doi:10.1016/0735-1097(94)00438-V  PMID:7860920  
  29. Grady RM, Sharkey AM, Bridges ND. Transcatheter coil embolisation of a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in a neonate. Br Heart J. 1994;71(4):370-1. PMCID:PMC483690  PMID:8198890  
  30. . pulmonary artery acceleration time provides a reliable estimate of invasive pulmonary hemodynamics in children PMID:27641101  
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