Kimberly Thomas

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2527


  • BS, California Lutheran University2005
  • PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham2013


  • Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles2013 - 2016
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis2016 - 2017

Recent Publications view all (23)

  1. Plasma as a resuscitation fluid for volume-depleted shock: Potential benefits and risks. Transfusion. 2021;61 Suppl 1:S301-S312. PMCID:PMC8361764  PMID:34057210 
  2. Effects of pathogen reduction technology and storage duration on the ability of cryoprecipitate to rescue induced coagulopathies in vitro. Transfusion. 2021. PMID:33755208 
  3. Efficacy of Early Prophylaxis Against Catheter-Associated Thrombosis in Critically Ill Children: A Bayesian Phase 2b Randomized Clinical Trial. Crit Care Med. 2021;49(3):e235-e246. PMCID:PMC7902342  PMID:33372745 
  4. The Immunologic Effect of Early Intravenous Two and Four Gram Bolus Dosing of Tranexamic Acid Compared to Placebo in Patients With Severe Traumatic Bleeding (TAMPITI): A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Single-Center Trial. Front Immunol. 2020;11:2085. PMCID:PMC7506112  PMID:33013880 
  5. Formation of Lung Inducible Bronchus Associated Lymphoid Tissue Is Regulated by Mycobacterium tuberculosis Expressed Determinants. Front Immunol. 2020;11:1325. PMCID:PMC7338767  PMID:32695111 
  6. The use of low-titer group O whole blood is independently associated with improved survival compared to component therapy in adults with severe traumatic hemorrhage. Transfusion. 2020;60 Suppl 3:S2-S9. PMID:32478896 
  7. Metabolic phenotypes of standard and cold-stored platelets. Transfusion. 2020;60 Suppl 3:S96-S106. PMCID:PMC7971209  PMID:31880330 
  8. Immune correlates of tuberculosis disease and risk translate across species. Sci Transl Med. 2020;12(528). PMCID:PMC7354419  PMID:31996462 
  9. Therapeutic Utility of Cold-Stored Platelets or Cold-Stored Whole Blood for the Bleeding Hematology-Oncology Patient. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2019;33(5):873-885. PMID:31466610 
  10. Mortality prediction in pediatric trauma. J Pediatr Surg. 2019;54(8):1613-1616. PMID:30270118 
  11. The effect of platelet storage temperature on haemostatic, immune, and endothelial function: potential for personalised medicine. Blood Transfus. 2019;17(4):321-330. PMCID:PMC6683864  PMID:31385802 
  12. Effect of plasma processing and storage on microparticle abundance, nitric oxide scavenging, and vasoactivity. Transfusion. 2019;59(S2):1568-1577. PMID:30980740 
  13. Effect of leukoreduction and pathogen reduction on the hemostatic function of whole blood. Transfusion. 2019;59(S2):1539-1548. PMID:30980757 
  14. Donor-specific HLA antibody-mediated complement activation is a significant indicator of antibody-mediated rejection and poor long-term graft outcome during lung transplantation: a single center cohort study. Transpl Int. 2018;31(7):761-772. PMCID:PMC5995657  PMID:29537702 
  15. Characteristics of Donor-Specific Antibodies Associated With Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Lung Transplantation. Front Med (Lausanne). 2017;4:155. PMCID:PMC5641623  PMID:29075627 
  16. Complement-Mediated Enhancement of Monocyte Adhesion to Endothelial Cells by HLA Antibodies, and Blockade by a Specific Inhibitor of the Classical Complement Cascade, TNT003. Transplantation. 2017;101(7):1559-1572. PMCID:PMC5482566  PMID:28640789 
  17. Not All Antibodies Are Created Equal: Factors That Influence Antibody Mediated Rejection. J Immunol Res. 2017;2017:7903471. PMCID:PMC5360970  PMID:28373996 
  18. TREM-like transcript 2 is stored in human neutrophil primary granules and is up-regulated in response to inflammatory mediators. J Leukoc Biol. 2016;100(1):177-84. PMCID:PMC6608082  PMID:26753760 
  19. Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Lung Transplantation: Clinical Outcomes and Donor-Specific Antibody Characteristics. Am J Transplant. 2016;16(4):1216-28. PMID:26845386 
  20. An Anti-C1s Monoclonal, TNT003, Inhibits Complement Activation Induced by Antibodies Against HLA. Am J Transplant. 2015;15(8):2037-49. PMCID:PMC4654252  PMID:25904443 
  21. The perfect storm: HLA antibodies, complement, FcγRs, and endothelium in transplant rejection. Trends Mol Med. 2015;21(5):319-29. PMCID:PMC4424065  PMID:25801125 
  22. Impact of three Illumina library construction methods on GC bias and HLA genotype calling. Hum Immunol. 2015;76(2-3):166-75. PMCID:PMC5089167  PMID:25543015 
  23. TLT2 potentiates neutrophil antibacterial activity and chemotaxis in response to G protein-coupled receptor-mediated signaling. J Immunol. 2011;187(5):2346-55. PMCID:PMC3159717  PMID:21804015 
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