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Faculty Physicians

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

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

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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Two deletions overlapping a distant FOXF1 enhancer unravel the role of lncRNA LINC01081 in etiology of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins.
Szafranski P, Dharmadhikari AV, Wambach JA, Towe CT, White FV, Grady RM, Eghtesady P, Cole FS, Deutsch G, Sen P, Stankiewicz P
Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Aug; 164A(8)2013-9. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36606.

PMID:
    24842713
    [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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Novel FOXF1 mutations in sporadic and familial cases of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misaligned pulmonary veins imply a role for its DNA binding domain.
Sen P, Yang Y, Navarro C, Silva I, Szafranski P, Kolodziejska KE, Dharmadhikari AV, Mostafa H, Kozakewich H, Kearney D, Cahill JB, Whitt M, Bilic M, Margraf L, Charles A, Goldblatt J, Gibson K, Lantz PE, Garvin AJ, Petty J, Kiblawi Z, Zuppan C, McConkie-Rosell A, McDonald MT, Peterson-Carmichael SL, Gaede JT, Shivanna B, Schady D, Friedlich PS, Hays SR, Palafoll IV, Siebers-Renelt U, Bohring A, Finn LS, Siebert JR, Galambos C, Nguyen L, Riley M, Chassaing N, Vigouroux A, Rocha G, Fernandes S, Brumbaugh J, Roberts K, Ho-Ming L, Lo IF, Lam S, Gerychova R, Jezova M, Valaskova I, Fellmann F, Afshar K, Giannoni E, Muhlethaler V, Liang J, Beckmann JS, Lioy J, Deshmukh H, Srinivasan L, Swarr DT, Sloman M, Shaw-Smith C, van Loon RL, Hagman C, Sznajer Y, Barrea C, Galant C, Detaille T, Wambach JA, Cole FS, Hamvas A, Prince LS, Diderich KE, Brooks AS, Verdijk RM, Ravindranathan H, Sugo E, Mowat D, Baker ML, Langston C, Welty S, Stankiewicz P
Hum Mutat. 2013 Jun; 34(6)801-11. doi: 10.1002/humu.22313.

PMID:
    23505205
    [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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An intronic ABCA3 mutation that is responsible for respiratory disease.
Agrawal A, Hamvas A, Cole FS, Wambach JA, Wegner D, Coghill C, Harrison K, Nogee LM
Pediatr Res. 2012 Jun; 71(6)633-7. doi: 10.1038/pr.2012.21.

PMID:
    22337229
    [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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