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Barbara B. Warner, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine

Specialty Areas

Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Board Certifications

Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine
Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Newborn medicine

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Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6148
Fax: 314-454-4633

Education

Education

B.S.: University of Dayton; Dayton, Ohio 1976
MSc: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 1981
Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati Medical School, Cincinnati, OH 1985
Fellowship: Neonatology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 1991
Research Scholar: William Cooper Proctor Research, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 1994
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 1988

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Maternal immune activation, central nervous system development and behavioral phenotypes.
Minakova E, Warner BB
Birth Defects Res. 2018 Dec 1; 110(20)1539-1550. doi: 10.1002/bdr2.1416.

PMID:
    30430765
    [PubMed - in process]
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Infant diet and maternal gestational weight gain predict early metabolic maturation of gut microbiomes.
Baumann-Dudenhoeffer AM, D'Souza AW, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Dantas G
Nat Med. 2018 Dec; 24(12)1822-1829. doi: 10.1038/s41591-018-0216-2.

PMID:
    30374198
    [PubMed - in process]
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The contribution of the gut microbiome to neurodevelopment and neuropsychiatric disorders.
Warner BB
Pediatr Res. 2019 Jan; 85(2)216-224. doi: 10.1038/s41390-018-0191-9.

PMID:
    30283047
    [PubMed - in process]
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Remnant Small Bowel Length in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome and the Correlation with Intestinal Dysbiosis and Linear Growth.
Engelstad HJ, Barron L, Moen J, Wylie TN, Wylie K, Rubin DC, Davidson N, Cade WT, Warner BB, Warner BW
J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Oct; 227(4)439-449. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.07.657.

PMID:
    30077861
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gut Sphingolipid Composition as a Prelude to Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Rusconi B, Jiang X, Sidhu R, Ory DS, Warner BB, Tarr PI
Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 20; 8(1)10984. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28862-4.

PMID:
    30030452
    [PubMed - in process]
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Carriage of Cronobacter sakazakii in the Very Preterm Infant Gut.
Chandrasekaran S, Burnham CD, Warner BB, Tarr PI, Wylie TN
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 2; 67(2)269-274. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy062.

PMID:
    29394356
    [PubMed - in process]
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Survival among children with "Lethal" congenital contracture syndrome 11 caused by novel mutations in the gliomedin gene (GLDN).
Wambach JA, Stettner GM, Haack TB, Writzl K, Škofljanec A, Maver A, Munell F, Ossowski S, Bosio M, Wegner DJ, Shinawi M, Baldridge D, Alhaddad B, Strom TM, Grange DK, Wilichowski E, Troxell R, Collins J, Warner BB, Schmidt RE, Pestronk A, Cole FS, Steinfeld R
Hum Mutat. 2017 Nov; 38(11)1477-1484. doi: 10.1002/humu.23297.

PMID:
    28726266
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Microbiome and Biomarkers for Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Are We Any Closer to Prediction?
Rusconi B, Good M, Warner BB
J Pediatr. 2017 Oct; 18940-47.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.05.075.

PMID:
    28669607
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Independence of gut bacterial content and neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis severity.
Barron LK, Warner BB, Tarr PI, Shannon WD, Deych E, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6)993-998. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.029.

PMID:
    28410788
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intestinal dysbiosis in preterm infants preceding necrotizing enterocolitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Pammi M, Cope J, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Morrow AL, Mai V, Gregory KE, Kroll JS, McMurtry V, Ferris MJ, Engstrand L, Lilja HE, Hollister EB, Versalovic J, Neu J
Microbiome. 2017 Mar 9; 5(1)31. doi: 10.1186/s40168-017-0248-8.

PMID:
    28274256
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Hidden Treasure of Neonatal Screening: Identifying New Risk Factors and Possible Mechanisms of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Through Big Data.
Rusconi B, Warner BB
J Pediatr. 2017 Feb; 1819-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.11.028.

PMID:
    27931825
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Developmental dynamics of the preterm infant gut microbiota and antibiotic resistome.
Gibson MK, Wang B, Ahmadi S, Burnham CA, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Dantas G
Nat Microbiol. 2016 Mar 7; 116024. doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.24.

PMID:
    27572443
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibiotic perturbation of the preterm infant gut microbiome and resistome.
Gasparrini AJ, Crofts TS, Gibson MK, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Dantas G
Gut Microbes. 2016 Sep 2; 7(5)443-9. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2016.1218584.

PMID:
    27472377
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gut bacteria and late-onset neonatal bloodstream infections in preterm infants.
Tarr PI, Warner BB
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Dec; 21(6)388-393. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2016.06.002.

PMID:
    27345372
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Necrotizing enterocolitis and preterm infant gut bacteria.
Warner BB, Tarr PI
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Dec; 21(6)394-399. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2016.06.001.

PMID:
    27343151
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development of the gut microbiota and mucosal IgA responses in twins and gnotobiotic mice.
Planer JD, Peng Y, Kau AL, Blanton LV, Ndao IM, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Gordon JI
Nature. 2016 Jun 9; 534(7606)263-6. doi: 10.1038/nature17940.

PMID:
    27279225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in the neonatal intensive care unit: an infection prevention and patient safety challenge.
Reich PJ, Boyle MG, Hogan PG, Johnson AJ, Wallace MA, Elward AM, Warner BB, Burnham CA, Fritz SA
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Jul; 22(7)645.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.04.013.

PMID:
    27126609
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gut bacteria dysbiosis and necrotising enterocolitis in very low birthweight infants: a prospective case-control study.
Warner BB, Deych E, Zhou Y, Hall-Moore C, Weinstock GM, Sodergren E, Shaikh N, Hoffmann JA, Linneman LA, Hamvas A, Khanna G, Rouggly-Nickless LC, Ndao IM, Shands BA, Escobedo M, Sullivan JE, Radmacher PG, Shannon WD, Tarr PI
Lancet. 2016 May 7; 387(10031)1928-36. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00081-7.

PMID:
    26969089
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early life dynamics of the human gut virome and bacterial microbiome in infants.
Lim ES, Zhou Y, Zhao G, Bauer IK, Droit L, Ndao IM, Warner BB, Tarr PI, Wang D, Holtz LR
Nat Med. 2015 Oct; 21(10)1228-34. doi: 10.1038/nm.3950.

PMID:
    26366711
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Erratum: Gut resistome development in healthy twin pairs in the first year of life.
Moore AM, Ahmadi S, Patel S, Gibson MK, Wang B, Ndao IM, Deych E, Shannon W, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Dantas G
Microbiome. 2015; 329. doi: 10.1186/s40168-015-0095-4.

PMID:
    26207183
    [PubMed]
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Areas of Research Interest

Dr Warner's research interests include 1) the effect of the neonatal microbiome on health and disease, with emphasis on necrotizing enterocolitis, and 2) the role of epidermal growth factor on preterm infant gut development including prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis