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Rakesh Rao, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine

Specialty Areas

Newborn Medicine - Neonatology
Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Fax: 314-454-4633

Education

Education

Premedical Degree (MBBS): University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India 1992
Fellowship: Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 2003
Medical Degree: Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India 1996
Residency (Research): Pediatrics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Awareness of cord blood collection and the impact on banking.
Bhandari R, Lindley A, Bhatla D, Babic A, Mueckl K, Rao R, Brooks P, Geiler V, Gross G, Al-Hosni M, Shenoy S
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Jan 23; doi: 10.1002/pbc.26412.

PMID:
    28111924
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Safety and Short-Term Outcomes of Therapeutic Hypothermia in Preterm Neonates 34-35 Weeks Gestational Age with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
Rao R, Trivedi S, Vesoulis Z, Liao SM, Smyser CD, Mathur AM
J Pediatr. 2016 Dec 13; pii: S0022-3476(16)31248-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.11.019.

PMID:
    27979578
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Targetable Epigenetic Tumor Protein EZH2 is Enriched in Intraocular Medulloepithelioma.
Avedschmidt SE, Stagner AM, Eagle RC Jr, Harocopos GJ, Dou Y, Rao RC
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Nov 1; 57(14)6242-6246. doi: 10.1167/iovs.16-20463.

PMID:
    27842164
    [PubMed - in process]
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Learning Alternative Access Approaches for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Implications for New Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Centers.
Henn MC, Percival T, Zajarias A, Melby SJ, Lindman BR, Quader N, Damiano RJ Jr, Moon MR, Lasala JM, Rao RS, Bell J, Damiano MS, Maniar HS
Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct 17; pii: S0003-4975(16)31136-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.068.

PMID:
    27765175
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Radiographic Changes in the Cervical Spine Following Anterior Arthrodesis: A Long-Term Analysis of 166 Patients.
Rao RD, Gore DR, Tang SJ, Rebholz BJ, Yoganandan N, Wang M
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Oct 5; 98(19)1606-1613.

PMID:
    27707846
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers of Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity: Amyloid Precursor Protein, Soluble Amyloid Precursor Protein α, and L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule.
Morales DM, Silver SA, Morgan CD, Mercer D, Inder TE, Holtzman DM, Wallendorf MJ, Rao R, McAllister JP, Limbrick DD Jr
Neurosurgery. 2016 Aug 26;

PMID:
    27571524
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cortico-Cortical Interactions during Acquisition and Use of a Neuroprosthetic Skill.
Wander JD, Sarma D, Johnson LA, Fetz EE, Rao RP, Ojemann JG, Darvas F
PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 Aug 19; 12(8)e1004931. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004931.

PMID:
    27541829
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adaptive Randomization of Veliparib-Carboplatin Treatment in Breast Cancer.
Rugo HS, Olopade OI, DeMichele A, Yau C, van 't Veer LJ, Buxton MB, Hogarth M, Hylton NM, Paoloni M, Perlmutter J, Symmans WF, Yee D, Chien AJ, Wallace AM, Kaplan HG, Boughey JC, Haddad TC, Albain KS, Liu MC, Isaacs C, Khan QJ, Lang JE, Viscusi RK, Pusztai L, Moulder SL, Chui SY, Kemmer KA, Elias AD, Edmiston KK, Euhus DM, Haley BB, Nanda R, Northfelt DW, Tripathy D, Wood WC, Ewing C, Schwab R, Lyandres J, Davis SE, Hirst GL, Sanil A, Berry DA, Esserman LJ, I-SPY 2 Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7; 375(1)23-34. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1513749.

PMID:
    27406347
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adaptive Randomization of Neratinib in Early Breast Cancer.
Park JW, Liu MC, Yee D, Yau C, van 't Veer LJ, Symmans WF, Paoloni M, Perlmutter J, Hylton NM, Hogarth M, DeMichele A, Buxton MB, Chien AJ, Wallace AM, Boughey JC, Haddad TC, Chui SY, Kemmer KA, Kaplan HG, Isaacs C, Nanda R, Tripathy D, Albain KS, Edmiston KK, Elias AD, Northfelt DW, Pusztai L, Moulder SL, Lang JE, Viscusi RK, Euhus DM, Haley BB, Khan QJ, Wood WC, Melisko M, Schwab R, Helsten T, Lyandres J, Davis SE, Hirst GL, Sanil A, Esserman LJ, Berry DA, I-SPY 2 Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7; 375(1)11-22. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1513750.

PMID:
    27406346
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A brushfire in the eye.
Khan M, Rao PK, Rao RC
BMJ. 2016 Jun 30; 353i3075. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i3075.

PMID:
    27363427
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bayesian Inference and Online Learning in Poisson Neuronal Networks.
Huang Y, Rao RP
Neural Comput. 2016 Aug; 28(8)1503-26. doi: 10.1162/NECO_a_00851.

PMID:
    27348304
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Analysis of age-dependent trends in Ov16 IgG4 seroprevalence to onchocerciasis.
Golden A, Faulx D, Kalnoky M, Stevens E, Yokobe L, Peck R, Karabou P, Banla M, Rao R, Adade K, Gantin RG, Komlan K, Soboslay PT, de Los Santos T, Domingo GJ
Parasit Vectors. 2016 Jun 13; 9(1)338. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1623-1.

PMID:
    27296630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Programmatic Use of Molecular Xenomonitoring at the Level of Evaluation Units to Assess Persistence of Lymphatic Filariasis in Sri Lanka.
Rao RU, Samarasekera SD, Nagodavithana KC, Punchihewa MW, Dassanayaka TD, P K D G, Ford E, Ranasinghe US, Henderson RH, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May 19; 10(5)e0004722. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004722.

PMID:
    27196431
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Enhancing Nephrology Career Interest through the ASN Kidney TREKS Program.
Maursetter LJ, Stern LD, Sozio SM, Patel AB, Rao R, Shah HH, Leight K, Okusa MD, Zeidel ML, Parker MG
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Jun; 27(6)1604-7. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2015101086.

PMID:
    27026364
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Intercenter Cost Variation for Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in the Era of Therapeutic Hypothermia.
Massaro AN, Murthy K, Zaniletti I, Cook N, DiGeronimo R, Dizon ML, Hamrick SE, McKay VJ, Natarajan G, Rao R, Richardson T, Smith D, Mathur AM, Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium.
J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 17376-83.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.033.

PMID:
    26995699
    [PubMed - in process]
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Spontaneous Decoding of the Timing and Content of Human Object Perception from Cortical Surface Recordings Reveals Complementary Information in the Event-Related Potential and Broadband Spectral Change.
Miller KJ, Schalk G, Hermes D, Ojemann JG, Rao RP
PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 Jan 28; 12(1)e1004660. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004660.

PMID:
    26820899
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delirium after surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with increased mortality.
Maniar HS, Lindman BR, Escallier K, Avidan M, Novak E, Melby SJ, Damiano MS, Lasala J, Quader N, Rao RS, Lawton J, Moon MR, Helsten D, Pasque MK, Damiano RJ Jr, Zajarias A
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar; 151(3)815-23.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.10.114.

PMID:
    26774165
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Bayesian Developmental Approach to Robotic Goal-Based Imitation Learning.
Chung MJ, Friesen AL, Fox D, Meltzoff AN, Rao RP
PLoS One. 2015 Nov 4; 10(11)e0141965. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141965.

PMID:
    26536366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treating EEG Seizures in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Srinivasakumar P, Zempel J, Trivedi S, Wallendorf M, Rao R, Smith B, Inder T, Mathur AM
Pediatrics. 2015 Nov; 136(5)e1302-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3777.

PMID:
    26482675
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Playing 20 Questions with the Mind: Collaborative Problem Solving by Humans Using a Brain-to-Brain Interface.
Stocco A, Prat CS, Losey DM, Cronin JA, Wu J, Abernethy JA, Rao RP
PLoS One. 2015 Sep 23; 10(9)e0137303. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137303.

PMID:
    26398267
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