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Monica L. Hulbert, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Program

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Hematology
Sickle Cell Disease

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Sickle cell disease in children and young adults, pediatric cancer and blood disorders

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6018
Fax: 314-454-2780

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Suite: 2E
Office Phone: 314-454-6018
Fax: 314-454-2780

Education

Education

B.S. (Chemistry): Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 1996
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 2000
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis MO 2003
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Determining the longitudinal validity and meaningful differences in HRQL of the PedsQL™ Sickle Cell Disease Module.
Panepinto JA, Paul Scott J, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Charles Casper T, Cook LJ, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Brousseau DC, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).
Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2017 Jun 12; 15(1)124. doi: 10.1186/s12955-017-0700-2.

PMID:
    28606098
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unrelated Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease Following Reduced-Intensity Conditioning: Results of a Phase I Trial.
Abraham A, Cluster A, Jacobsohn D, Delgado D, Hulbert ML, Kukadiya D, Murray L, Shenoy S
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Sep; 23(9)1587-1592. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.05.027.

PMID:
    28578010
    [PubMed - in process]
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Increased complications of chronic erythrocytapheresis compared with manual exchange transfusions in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease.
Woods D, Hayashi RJ, Binkley MM, Sparks GW, Hulbert ML
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Nov; 64(11)doi: 10.1002/pbc.26635.

PMID:
    28544309
    [PubMed - in process]
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Red blood cell transfusions during sickle cell anemia vaso-occlusive crises: a report from the magnesium in crisis (MAGiC) study.
Hulbert ML, Panepinto JA, Scott JP, Liem RI, Cook LJ, Simmons T, Brousseau DC, Pediatric Emergency Care and Research Network Sickle Cell Disease Working Group.
Transfusion. 2017 Aug; 57(8)1891-1897. doi: 10.1111/trf.14155.

PMID:
    28500682
    [PubMed - in process]
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Large-Vessel Vasculopathy in Children With Sickle Cell Disease: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Infarct Topography and Focal Atrophy.
Guilliams KP, Fields ME, Ragan DK, Chen Y, Eldeniz C, Hulbert ML, Binkley MM, Rhodes JN, Shimony JS, McKinstry RC, Vo KD, An H, Lee JM, Ford AL
Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Apr; 6949-57. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2016.11.005.

PMID:
    28159432
    [PubMed - in process]
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The tip of the thrombos-is-berg.
Hulbert ML
Sci Transl Med. 2017 Feb 1; 9(375)pii: eaam6053. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aam6053.

PMID:
    28148844
    [PubMed - in process]
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Screen and you shall find.
Hulbert ML
Sci Transl Med. 2016 Dec 14; 8(369)369ec199.

PMID:
    27974659
    [PubMed - in process]
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Challenges for teens with sickle cell disease extend to mental health.
Hulbert ML
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Dec; 63(12)2070-2071. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26186.

PMID:
    27555372
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reduction in Overt and Silent Stroke Recurrence Rate Following Cerebral Revascularization Surgery in Children with Sickle Cell Disease and Severe Cerebral Vasculopathy.
Hall EM, Leonard J, Smith JL, Guilliams KP, Binkley M, Fallon RJ, Hulbert ML
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Aug; 63(8)1431-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26022.

PMID:
    27106860
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A multicenter randomized controlled trial of intravenous magnesium for sickle cell pain crisis in children.
Brousseau DC, Scott JP, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Casper TC, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).
Blood. 2015 Oct 1; 126(14)1651-7. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-05-647107.

PMID:
    26232172
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Red blood cell storage duration is not associated with clinical outcomes for acute chest syndrome in children with sickle cell disease.
Fields ME, Hulbert ML, Chen L, Berlin AN, Jackups R, Spinella PC
Transfusion. 2015 Nov; 55(11)2714-21. doi: 10.1111/trf.13176.

PMID:
    26033266
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Higher-than-expected prevalence of silent cerebral infarcts in children with hemoglobin SC disease.
Guilliams KP, Fields ME, Hulbert ML
Blood. 2015 Jan 8; 125(2)416-7. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-10-605964.

PMID:
    25573975
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Health-related quality of life in children with sickle cell anemia: impact of blood transfusion therapy.
Beverung LM, Strouse JJ, Hulbert ML, Neville K, Liem RI, Inusa B, Fuh B, King A, Meier ER, Casella J, DeBaun MR, Panepinto JA, SIT trial investigators.
Am J Hematol. 2015 Feb; 90(2)139-43. doi: 10.1002/ajh.23877.

PMID:
    25345798
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cerebral vasculopathy in children with sickle cell anemia.
Fasano RM, Meier ER, Hulbert ML
Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2015 Jan; 54(1)17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.bcmd.2014.08.007.

PMID:
    25294561
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Aggressive congenital juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia associated with somatic KRAS p.G13D mutation and concurrent germline IGF1R duplication.
Kothari A, Hulbert ML, Cottrell CE, Nguyen TT
Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 Apr; 56(4)1175-8. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2014.953152.

PMID:
    25110823
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Understanding sickle cell brain drain.
Hulbert ML, Ford AL
Blood. 2014 Aug 7; 124(6)830-1. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-06-582403.

PMID:
    25104860
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Children with sickle cell disease need more effective therapies, not more X-rays.
Hulbert ML
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jul; 61(7)1152-3. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25016.

PMID:
    24644075
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fluorosis because of prolonged voriconazole therapy in a teenager with acute myelogenous leukemia.
Skiles JL, Imel EA, Christenson JC, Bell JE, Hulbert ML
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Nov 10; 29(32)e779-82. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.35.9604.

PMID:
    21969513
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Silent cerebral infarcts occur despite regular blood transfusion therapy after first strokes in children with sickle cell disease.
Hulbert ML, McKinstry RC, Lacey JL, Moran CJ, Panepinto JA, Thompson AA, Sarnaik SA, Woods GM, Casella JF, Inusa B, Howard J, Kirkham FJ, Anie KA, Mullin JE, Ichord R, Noetzel M, Yan Y, Rodeghier M, Debaun MR
Blood. 2011 Jan 20; 117(3)772-9. doi: 10.1182/blood-2010-01-261123.

PMID:
    20940417
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Exchange blood transfusion compared with simple transfusion for first overt stroke is associated with a lower risk of subsequent stroke: a retrospective cohort study of 137 children with sickle cell anemia.
Hulbert ML, Scothorn DJ, Panepinto JA, Scott JP, Buchanan GR, Sarnaik S, Fallon R, Chu JY, Wang W, Casella JF, Resar L, Berman B, Adamkiewicz T, Hsu LL, Smith-Whitley K, Mahoney D, Woods G, Watanabe M, DeBaun MR
J Pediatr. 2006 Nov; 149(5)710-2.

PMID:
    17095350
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Study of the neurological aspects of sickle cell disease, including strokes and cerebral vasculopathy.