Lila Nolan

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Newborn Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6148


  • BS, Honors, Saint Louis University2012
  • MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine2016


  • Pediatric Residency, University of Missouri School of Medicine2016 - 2019
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine2019 - 2022
  • Chief Fellow in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine2021 - 2022

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2016 - PresMO, Missouri Medical License
  • 2019 - PresMO, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • President, Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society, Saint Louis University2011 - 2012
  • Vice President, Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, Saint Louis University2011 - 2012
  • Anna Warren Oller Award for Outstanding Research, Saint Louis University2012
  • Biology Leadership Award, Saint Louis University2012
  • First Place Research Award, AAP Regional Conference for Perinatal/Neonatal Research2014
  • Chair of the Dean’s Advisory Council for Medical Student Research, University of Missouri2014 - 2015
  • James L. Chapel Award for Academic Achievement, University of Missouri School of Medicine2016
  • Most Outstanding Medical Student Publication in Clinical Science, University of Missouri2016
  • Sunil Batchu Memorial Award in Pediatrics for Excellence in Neonatology, University of Missouri2016
  • School of Medicine Dean’s Research Award, University of Missouri2017
  • M. Cooperstock Residency Scholarly Activity Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine2018
  • President of the House Staff Executive Committee, University of Missouri School of Medicine2018 - 2019
  • Craig Downs Humanism in Pediatrics Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine2019
  • Curriculum Board Excellence in Resident Teaching Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine2019
  • Excellence in Resident Teaching Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine2019
  • Most Outstanding Resident Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine2019
  • Best Oral Abstract Presentation, SIGNEC Annual Conference2020
  • Frederic M. Kenney Award for Most Outstanding Presentation, Midwest Society of Pediatric Research2020
  • Society of Pediatric Research/Pediatric Academic Society Fellows’ Basic Research Award2020
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Marshall Klaus Award2020 - 2021

Recent Publications view all (15)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Advances in understanding interferon-mediated immune responses to enteric viruses in intestinal organoids. Front Immunol. 2022;13:943334. PMCID:PMC9354881  PMID:35935957 
  2. Selective hypermethylation is evident in small intestine samples from infants with necrotizing enterocolitis. Clin Epigenetics. 2022;14(1):49. PMCID:PMC8996588  PMID:35410447 
  3. A protocol for the induction of experimental necrotizing enterocolitis in neonatal mice. STAR Protoc. 2021;2(4):100951. PMCID:PMC8593655  PMID:34816129 
  4. Unusually High Prevalence of Stroke and Cerebral Vasculopathy in Hemoglobin SC Disease: A Retrospective Single Institution Study. Acta Haematol. 2021;1-9. PMID:34749363 
  5. Untargeted Metabolomic Analysis of Human Milk from Mothers of Preterm Infants. Nutrients. 2021;13(10). PMCID:PMC8540315  PMID:34684605 
  6. Vaginal seeding after cesarean birth: Can we build a better infant microbiome? Med (N Y). 2021;2(8):889-891. PMID:35590163 
  7. Anti-severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 antibodies induced in breast milk after Pfizer-BioNTech/BNT162b2 vaccination. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021;225(1):101-103. PMCID:PMC8062573  PMID:33798480 
  8. Interleukin-22 signaling attenuates necrotizing enterocolitis by promoting epithelial cell regeneration. Cell Rep Med. 2021;2(6):100320. PMCID:PMC8233697  PMID:34195684 
  9. Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis-associated DNA methylation signatures in the colon are evident in stool samples of affected individuals. Epigenomics. 2021;13(11):829-844. PMID:33905263 
  10. Indole-3-Carbinol-Dependent Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Signaling Attenuates the Inflammatory Response in Experimental Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Immunohorizons. 2021;5(4):193-209. PMCID:PMC8173979  PMID:33906960 
  11. Global hypermethylation of intestinal epithelial cells is a hallmark feature of neonatal surgical necrotizing enterocolitis. Clin Epigenetics. 2020;12(1):190. PMCID:PMC7730811  PMID:33308304 
  12. The Role of Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Probiotics on the Neonatal Microbiome and Risk of Necrotizing Enterocolitis: A Narrative Review. Nutrients. 2020;12(10). PMCID:PMC7600747  PMID:33036184 
  13. Exploring Clinically-Relevant Experimental Models of Neonatal Shock and Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Shock. 2020;53(5):596-604. PMCID:PMC7376956  PMID:31977960 
  14. A Review of the Immunomodulating Components of Maternal Breast Milk and Protection Against Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Nutrients. 2019;12(1). PMCID:PMC7019368  PMID:31861718 
  15. Early Persistent Blood Eosinophilia in Necrotizing Enterocolitis Is a Predictor of Late Complications. Neonatology. 2015;108(2):137-42. PMCID:PMC4540631  PMID:26159186 
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