Kim H. H. Liss, M.D.

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Instructor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

phone: (314) 454-6173


  • BA, Magna cum laude, Northwestern University2007
  • MD, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine 2011


  • Resident, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine2011 - 2014
  • Fellow, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition , St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine2014 - 2017
  • Fellow, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology , Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School2017 - 2018

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2014 - 2019MO, State of Missouri Medical License
  • 2014General Pediatrics Board Certification
  • 2017 - 2018MA, Massachusetts Limited License
  • 2017Pediatric Gastroenterology Board Certification
  • 2018Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Board Certification

Honors and Awards

  • Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Grant2005
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University2006
  • Emanuel Margoliash Award for Basic Science Research, Northwestern University2007
  • Northwestern University Medical Student Summer Research Program Grant2008
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Teaching and Tomorrow Grant2012
  • Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation Young Faculty-Trainee Travel Award2017
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee2019 - Pres
  • Washington University School of Medicine Digestive Diseases Research Cores Center Pilot and Feasibility Grant2019 - Pres
  • Dean's Scholars Program, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Awardee2020 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (15)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Silencing alanine transaminase 2 in diabetic liver attenuates hyperglycemia by reducing gluconeogenesis from amino acids Cell Rep. 2022;39(4). doi:doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110733  PMID:35476997 
  2. Characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of neutropenia after liver or kidney transplantation in children Pediatr Transplant. 2021. doi:10.1111/petr.14131  PMID:34494348 
  3. Dynamic Shifts in the Composition of Resident and Recruited Macrophages Influence Tissue Remodeling in NASH Cell Rep. 2021. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108626  PMID:33440159 
  4. Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Centrilobular Injury in Pediatric Liver Transplantation Liver Transpl. 2020;27(3):416-424. doi:10.1002/lt.25958  PMID:33253466 
  5. Monoacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 knockdown exacerbates hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury in mice with hepatic steatosis. Liver Transpl. 2020. PMID:32916011 
  6. MYO5B Pathogenic Variants Found to Cause Intestinal Symptoms Without Microvillus Inclusion Disease In A Child Who Previously Underwent Liver Transplantation For PFIC-like Cholestasis J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr . . 2020;72(1):e22-e24. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000002792.  PMCID:32459745  PMID:32459745 
  7. Metabolic importance of adipose tissue monoacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 in mice and humans. J Lipid Res. 2018. PMID:29853530 
  8. The impact of diet-induced hepatic steatosis in a murine model of hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury. Liver Transpl. 2018. PMID:29729104 
  9. Application of Conjoint Analysis to Improve Reliability of Dietician Consultation in Pediatric Celiac Disease. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2017;2(4):e029. PMCID:PMC6132477  PMID:30229166 
  10. PPARs and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Biochimie. 2017;136:65-74. PMCID:PMC5380579  PMID:27916647 
  11. Self-reported short sleep duration and frequent snoring in pregnancy: impact on glucose metabolism. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010;203(2):142.e1-5. PMCID:PMC3178265  PMID:20510182 
  12. Sleep disturbances in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2010;115(1):77-83. PMID:20027038 
  13. Unique features of esophagogastric junction pressure topography in hiatus hernia patients with dysphagia. Surgery. 2010;147(1):57-64. PMCID:PMC2891431  PMID:19744454 
  14. Progressive disruption of cellular protein folding in models of polyglutamine diseases. Science. 2006;311(5766):1471-4. PMID:16469881 
  15. Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Centrilobular Injury in Pediatric Liver Transplantation Liver Transpl. doi:0.1002/lt.25958  PMID:33253466 
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