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Rakesh Rao, MD

Associate 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

Re-examining the arterial cord blood gas pH screening criteria in neonatal encephalopathy.
Vesoulis ZA, Liao SM, Rao R, Trivedi SB, Cahill AG, Mathur AM
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2017 Sep 23; pii: fetalneonatal-2017-313078. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313078.

PMID:
    28942435
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intrathecal 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin decreases neurological disease progression in Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1-2 trial.
Ory DS, Ottinger EA, Farhat NY, King KA, Jiang X, Weissfeld L, Berry-Kravis E, Davidson CD, Bianconi S, Keener LA, Rao R, Soldatos A, Sidhu R, Walters KA, Xu X, Thurm A, Solomon B, Pavan WJ, Machielse BN, Kao M, Silber SA, McKew JC, Brewer CC, Vite CH, Walkley SU, Austin CP, Porter FD
Lancet. 2017 Oct 14; 390(10104)1758-1768. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31465-4.

PMID:
    28803710
    [PubMed - in process]
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Integrating three-dimensional printing and nanotechnology for musculoskeletal regeneration.
Nowicki M, Castro NJ, Rao R, Plesniak M, Zhang LG
Nanotechnology. 2017 Sep 20; 28(38)382001. doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa8351.

PMID:
    28762957
    [PubMed - in process]
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A validated clinical MRI injury scoring system in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
Trivedi SB, Vesoulis ZA, Rao R, Liao SM, Shimony JS, McKinstry RC, Mathur AM
Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Oct; 47(11)1491-1499. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-3893-y.

PMID:
    28623417
    [PubMed - in process]
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Factors Motivating Medical Students in Selecting a Career Specialty: Relevance for a Robust Orthopaedic Pipeline.
Rao RD, Khatib ON, Agarwal A
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Jul; 25(7)527-535. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00533.

PMID:
    28574944
    [PubMed - in process]
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The effect of therapeutic hypothermia on heart rate variability.
Vesoulis ZA, Rao R, Trivedi SB, Mathur AM
J Perinatol. 2017 Jun; 37(6)679-683. doi: 10.1038/jp.2017.42.

PMID:
    28383534
    [PubMed - in process]
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Personalized <i>In Vitro</i> and <i>In Vivo</i> Cancer Models to Guide Precision Medicine.
Pauli C, Hopkins BD, Prandi D, Shaw R, Fedrizzi T, Sboner A, Sailer V, Augello M, Puca L, Rosati R, McNary TJ, Churakova Y, Cheung C, Triscott J, Pisapia D, Rao R, Mosquera JM, Robinson B, Faltas BM, Emerling BE, Gadi VK, Bernard B, Elemento O, Beltran H, Demichelis F, Kemp CJ, Grandori C, Cantley LC, Rubin MA
Cancer Discov. 2017 May; 7(5)462-477. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-16-1154.

PMID:
    28331002
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Jul; 64(7)doi: 10.1002/pbc.26412.

PMID:
    28111924
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2017 Apr; 18337-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.11.019.

PMID:
    27979578
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2017 May; 103(5)1399-1405. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.068.

PMID:
    27765175
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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
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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. 2017 Jan 1; 80(1)82-90. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001415.

PMID:
    27571524
    [PubMed - in process]
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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; 12(8)e1004931. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004931.

PMID:
    27541829
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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; 10(5)e0004722. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004722.

PMID:
    27196431
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