Aaron Hamvas, M.D.  hamvas@kids.wustl.edu

Director of Clinical Affairs for Newborn Medicine James P. Keating Professor of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine

Newborn Medicine
Pathobiology

email: hamvas@kids.wustl.edu

phone: (314) 454-6148

Genetic disorders of surfactant metabolism; genetic contribution to lung disease in newborns; influence of the intestinal microbiome on newborn respiratory disease.

Education

  • B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1977
  • M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, 1981

Training

  • Residency, St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1981 - 1984
  • Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine, 1987 - 1990

Licensure and Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners , 1982
  • State of Missouri, Missouri Licensure, 1983
  • American Board of Pediatrics , 1989
  • Sub-Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine , 1991

Honors

  • National Health Service Corps - Award for Outstanding Service, Region VII, 1987
  • America’s Top Doctors, 2004
  • Inaugural James P. Keating, MD Professor of Pediatrics, 2007

Recent Publications view all (68)

PEDIATRICS Co-Authors Aaron Hamvas, M.D.

Pediatrics has a long tradition of collaboration across the department. The faculty above have co-authored publications with Aaron Hamvas, M.D.
1. Philip Thaler Levy, Mark R. Holland, Timothy J. Sekarski, Aaron Hamvas, Gautam K. Singh (2013). Feasibility and Reproducibility of Systolic Right Ventricular Strain Measurement by Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography in Premature Infants. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography , in press.

2. Sen, P., Yang, Y., Navarro, C., Silva, I., Szafranski, P., Kolodziejska, K. E., Dharmadhikari, A. V., Mostafa, H., Kozakewich, H., Kearney, D., Cahill, J. B., Whitt, M., Bilic, M., Margraf, L., Charles, A., Goldblatt, J., Gibson, K., Lantz, P. E., Garvin, A. J., Petty, J., Kiblawi, Z., Zuppan, C., McConkie-Rosell, A., McDonald, M. T., Peterson-Carmichael, S. L., Gaede, J. T., Shivanna, B., Schady, D., Friedlich, P. S., Hays, S. R., Palafoll, I. V., Siebers-Renelt, U., Bohring, A., Finn, L. S., Siebert, J. R., Galambos, C., Nguyen, L., Riley, M., Chassaing, N., Vigouroux, A., Rocha, G., Fernandes, S., Brumbaugh, J., Roberts, K., Ho-Ming, L., Lo, I. F., Lam, S., Gerychova, R., Jezova, M., Valaskova, I., Fellmann, F., Afshar, K., Giannoni, E., Muhlethaler, V., Liang, J., Beckmann, J. S., Lioy, J., Deshmukh, H., Srinivasan, L., Swarr, D. T., Sloman, M., Shaw-Smith, C., van Loon, R. L., Hagman, C., Sznajer, Y., Barrea, C., Galant, C., Detaille, T., Wambach, J. A., Cole, F. S., Hamvas, A., Prince, L. S., Diderich, K. E., Brooks, A. S., Verdijk, R. M., Ravindranathan, H., Sugo, E., Mowat, D., Baker, M. L., Langston, C., Welty, S., Stankiewicz, P. (2013). Novel FOXF1 Mutations in Sporadic and Familial Cases of Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia with Misaligned Pulmonary Veins Imply a Role for its DNA Binding Domain. Human mutation, 34 (6), 801-11. PMCID: PMC3663886 PubMed: 23505205.

3. Hamvas, A., Deterding, R. R., Wert, S. E., White, F. V., Dishop, M. K., Alfano, D. N., Halbower, A. C., Planer, B., Stephan, M. J., Uchida, D. A., Williames, L. D., Rosenfeld, J. A., Lebel, R. R., Young, L. R., Cole, F. S., Nogee, L. M. (2013). Heterogeneous pulmonary phenotypes associated with mutations in the thyroid transcription factor gene NKX2-1. Chest PubMed: 23430038.

4. Wambach, J. A., Wegner, D. J., Depass, K., Heins, H., Druley, T. E., Mitra, R. D., An, P., Zhang, Q., Nogee, L. M., Cole, F. S., Hamvas, A. (2012). Single ABCA3 mutations increase risk for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatrics, 130 (6), e1575-82. PMCID: PMC3507255 PubMed: 23166334.

5. Anadkat, J. S., Kuzniewicz, M. W., Chaudhari, B. P., Cole, F. S., Hamvas, A. (2012). Increased risk for respiratory distress among white, male, late preterm and term infants. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, 32 (10), 780-5. PMCID: PMC3461404 PubMed: 22222548.

6. Agrawal, A., Hamvas, A., Cole, F. S., Wambach, J. A., Wegner, D., Coghill, C., Harrison, K., Nogee, L. M. (2012). An intronic ABCA3 mutation that is responsible for respiratory disease. Pediatric research, 71 (6), 633-7 PubMed: 22337229.

7. Bereman, M. S., Tomazela, D. M., Heins, H. S., Simonato, M., Cogo, P. E., Hamvas, A., Patterson, B. W., Cole, F. S., MacCoss, M. J. (2012). A method to determine the kinetics of multiple proteins in human infants with respiratory distress syndrome. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 403 (8), 2397-402 PubMed: 22526637.

8. Willander, H., Askarieh, G., Landreh, M., Westermark, P., Nordling, K., Keränen, H., Hermansson, E., Hamvas, A., Nogee, L. M., Bergman, T., Saenz, A., Casals, C., Åqvistg, J., Jörnvall, H., Berglund, H., Presto, J., Knight, S. D., Johansson, J. (2012). High-resolution structure of a BRICHOS domain and its implications for anti-amyloid chaperone activity on lung surfactant protein C. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (7), 2325-9. PMCID: PMC3289314 PubMed: 22308375.

9. Merrill, J. D., Ballard, P. L., Courtney, S. E., Durand, D. J., Hamvas, A., Hibbs, A. M., Lu, K. W., Ryan, R. M., Reynolds, A. M., Spence, K., Steinhorn, R. H., Truog, W. E., Eichenwald, E. C., Ballard, R. A. (2011). Pilot trial of late booster doses of surfactant for ventilated premature infants. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, 31 (9), 599-606 PubMed: 21311500.

10. González-Rivera, R., Culverhouse, R. C., Hamvas, A., Tarr, P. I., Warner, B. B. (2011). The age of necrotizing enterocolitis onset: an application of Sartwell's incubation period model. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, 31 (8), 519-23. PMCID: PMC3145821 PubMed: 21273988.

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