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Faculty Physicians

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

Follow-up of glycemic control and cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes.
Hayward RA, Reaven PD, Wiitala WL, Bahn GD, Reda DJ, Ge L, McCarren M, Duckworth WC, Emanuele NV, VADT Investigators
N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 4; 372(23)2197-206. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1414266.

PMID:
    26039600
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Authors' response.
Sugunan AP, Bhattacharya H, Bhattacharya D, Mandal A, Ghosal SR, Rao RC, Mandal AK
Indian J Med Res. 2015 Jan; 141(1)125-6.

PMID:
    26030943
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hijacked in cancer: the KMT2 (MLL) family of methyltransferases.
Rao RC, Dou Y
Nat Rev Cancer. 2015 Jun; 15(6)334-46. doi: 10.1038/nrc3929.

PMID:
    25998713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Iris heterochromia and unilateral eyelash hypertrichosis.
Rao RC, Ballard TN, Chen TC
JAMA. 2015 May 19; 313(19)1967-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.1348.

PMID:
    25988467
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy of naturopathy and yoga in bronchial asthma.
Rao YC, Kadam A, Jagannathan A, Babina N, Rao R, Nagendra HR
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014 Jul-Sep; 58(3)233-9.

PMID:
    25906606
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gene expression profiling and regression rate of irradiated uveal melanomas.
Rao RC, Khan M, Badiyan SN, Harbour JW
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Mar; 46(3)333-7. doi: 10.3928/23258160-20150323-06.

PMID:
    25856819
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Heat shock factor 1 in protein homeostasis and oncogenic signal integration.
Home T, Jensen RA, Rao R
Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15; 75(6)907-12. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-14-2905.

PMID:
    25724679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advancing therapeutic strategies for inherited retinal degeneration: recommendations from the Monaciano Symposium.
Thompson DA, Ali RR, Banin E, Branham KE, Flannery JG, Gamm DM, Hauswirth WW, Heckenlively JR, Iannaccone A, Jayasundera KT, Khan NW, Molday RS, Pennesi ME, Reh TA, Weleber RG, Zacks DN, Monaciano Consortium
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Feb 9; 56(2)918-31. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-16049.

PMID:
    25667399
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The evolution of drug resistance in clinical isolates of Candida albicans.
Ford CB, Funt JM, Abbey D, Issi L, Guiducci C, Martinez DA, Delorey T, Li BY, White TC, Cuomo C, Rao RP, Berman J, Thompson DA, Regev A
Elife. 2015 Feb 3; 4e00662. doi: 10.7554/eLife.00662.

PMID:
    25646566
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined training enhances skeletal muscle mitochondrial oxidative capacity independent of age.
Irving BA, Lanza IR, Henderson GC, Rao RR, Spiegelman BM, Nair KS
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Apr; 100(4)1654-63. doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-3081.

PMID:
    25599385
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Na+/H+ exchanger NHE6 modulates endosomal pH to control processing of amyloid precursor protein in a cell culture model of Alzheimer disease.
Prasad H, Rao R
J Biol Chem. 2015 Feb 27; 290(9)5311-27. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.602219.

PMID:
    25561733
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Stem cells, neural progenitors, and engineered stem cells.
Rao RR, Iyer S
Methods Mol Biol. 2015; 1254255-67. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2152-2_19.

PMID:
    25431071
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transdermal innovations in diabetes management.
Rao R, Mahant S, Chhabra L, Nanda S
Curr Diabetes Rev. 2014; 10(6)343-59.

PMID:
    25418713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Calcium/Ask1/MKK7/JNK2/c-Src signalling cascade mediates disruption of intestinal epithelial tight junctions by dextran sulfate sodium.
Samak G, Chaudhry KK, Gangwar R, Narayanan D, Jaggar JH, Rao R
Biochem J. 2015 Feb 1; 465(3)503-15. doi: 10.1042/BJ20140450.

PMID:
    25377781
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A direct brain-to-brain interface in humans.
Rao RP, Stocco A, Bryan M, Sarma D, Youngquist TM, Wu J, Prat CS
PLoS One. 2014; 9(11)e111332. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111332.

PMID:
    25372285
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of serum lipids and lipoproteins as prognosticators in leukoplakia.
Ganavi BS, Patil S, Rao RS
J Contemp Dent Pract. 2014 May 1; 15(3)294-9.

PMID:
    25307809
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison and evaluation of mitotic figures in oral epithelial dysplasia using crystal violet and Feulgen stain.
Rao RS, Patil S, Agarwal A
J Contemp Dent Pract. 2014 May 1; 15(3)273-7.

PMID:
    25307805
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intrathoracic rosai-dorfman disease: hemorrhage with routine diagnostic procedure.
Imielski BR, Ramalingam VS, Rao RN, Majumdar T, Haasler GB
Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 98(4)1459-61. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.10.113.

PMID:
    25282214
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Open repair versus fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair of juxtarenal aneurysms.
Rao R, Lane TR, Franklin IJ, Davies AH
J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan; 61(1)242-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.08.068.

PMID:
    25240242
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chilaiditi's syndrome.
Rajender M, Kumar VA, Rao R, Raghukanth A, Reddy SA
Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2014 Apr-Jun; 56(2)117-9.

PMID:
    25230554
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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