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Jennifer A. Wambach, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine

Specialty Areas

Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine

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

BS: Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 1997
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN 2001
Residency: Pediatrics, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 2004
MS: Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 2010
Chief Resident: Pediatrics, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 2005
Fellowship: Newborn Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Functional Characterization of ABCA3 Mutations from Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Wambach JA, Yang P, Wegner DJ, Heins HB, Kaliberova LN, Kaliberov SA, Curiel DT, White FV, Hamvas A, Hackett BP, Cole FS
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Jul 2;

PMID:
    27374344
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Genetic Factors Contribute to Risk for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome among Moderately Preterm, Late Preterm, and Term Infants.
Shen CL, Zhang Q, Meyer Hudson J, Cole FS, Wambach JA
J Pediatr. 2016 May; 17269-74.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.01.031.

PMID:
    26935785
    [PubMed - in process]
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De novo 9q gain in an infant with tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve: Patient report and review of congenital heart disease in 9q duplication syndrome.
Amarillo IE, O'Connor S, Lee CK, Willing M, Wambach JA
Am J Med Genet A. 2015 Dec; 167A(12)2966-74. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37296.

PMID:
    26768185
    [PubMed - in process]
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Population-based frequency of surfactant dysfunction mutations in a native Chinese cohort.
Chen YJ, Wambach JA, DePass K, Wegner DJ, Chen SK, Zhang QY, Heins H, Cole FS, Hamvas A
World J Pediatr. 2016 May; 12(2)190-5. doi: 10.1007/s12519-015-0047-x.

PMID:
    26547207
    [PubMed - in process]
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Congenital Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Unique Translocation t(11;19)(q23;p13.3).
Yarbrough CK, Bandt SK, Hurth K, Wambach JA, Rao R, Kulkarni S, White FV, Frater JL, Leonard JR
Cureus. 2015 Jul; 7(7)e289. doi: 10.7759/cureus.289.

PMID:
    26244121
    [PubMed]
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Respiratory failure in a term infant with cis and trans mutations in ABCA3.
Jackson T, Wegner DJ, White FV, Hamvas A, Cole FS, Wambach JA
J Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 35(3)231-2. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.236.

PMID:
    25712598
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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New clinical practice guidelines on the classification, evaluation and management of childhood interstitial lung disease in infants: what do they mean?
Wambach JA, Young LR
Expert Rev Respir Med. 2014 Dec; 8(6)653-5. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2014.951334.

PMID:
    25138715
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genotype-phenotype correlations for infants and children with ABCA3 deficiency.
Wambach JA, Casey AM, Fishman MP, Wegner DJ, Wert SE, Cole FS, Hamvas A, Nogee LM
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun 15; 189(12)1538-43. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201402-0342OC.

PMID:
    24871971
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synonymous ABCA3 variants do not increase risk for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
Wambach JA, Wegner DJ, Heins HB, Druley TE, Mitra RD, Hamvas A, Cole FS
J Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 164(6)1316-21.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.02.021.

PMID:
    24657120
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Single ABCA3 mutations increase risk for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
Wambach JA, Wegner DJ, Depass K, Heins H, Druley TE, Mitra RD, An P, Zhang Q, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A
Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 130(6)e1575-82. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-0918.

PMID:
    23166334
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surfactant protein-C promoter variants associated with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome reduce transcription.
Wambach JA, Yang P, Wegner DJ, An P, Hackett BP, Cole FS, Hamvas A
Pediatr Res. 2010 Sep; 68(3)216-20. doi: 10.1203/00006450-201011001-00421.

PMID:
    20539253
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful sulfonylurea treatment of an insulin-naïve neonate with diabetes mellitus due to a KCNJ11 mutation.
Wambach JA, Marshall BA, Koster JC, White NH, Nichols CG
Pediatr Diabetes. 2010 Jun; 11(4)286-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-5448.2009.00557.x.

PMID:
    19656320
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recombination as a mechanism for sporadic mutation in the surfactant protein-C gene.
McBee AD, Wegner DJ, Carlson CS, Wambach JA, Yang P, Heins HB, Saugstad OD, Trusgnich MA, Watkins-Torry J, Nogee LM, Henderson H, Cole FS, Hamvas A
Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 May; 43(5)443-50. doi: 10.1002/ppul.20782.

PMID:
    18383112
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Population and disease-based prevalence of the common mutations associated with surfactant deficiency.
Garmany TH, Wambach JA, Heins HB, Watkins-Torry JM, Wegner DJ, Bennet K, An P, Land G, Saugstad OD, Henderson H, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A
Pediatr Res. 2008 Jun; 63(6)645-9. doi: 10.1203/PDR.0b013e31816fdbeb.

PMID:
    18317237
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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