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    Rakesh Singh

    TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentPediatrics
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0984
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Cornell University, Ithaca, NYBA05/1998Child Psychology/Biology
      Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NCMD05/2002Medicine
      Yale University Hospital, New Haven, CT06/2006Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
      New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University, New York, NY06/2009Pediatric Cardiology
      New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University, New York, NY06/2010Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation
      Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NYMS05/2011Biostatistics

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      Dr. Singh specializes in caring for the child with heart failure due to cardiomyopathy, congenital or acquired heart disease as well as caring for children after heart transplantation. Dr. Singh also has a specialized interest in clinical research and obtained a Masters in Science in Biostatistics (Patient-Oriented Research track) from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Furthermore, he is active participant in the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) research group. His research interests include non-invasive cardiac imaging in heart transplant patients, medical treatment of pediatric cardiomyopathy patients and ventricular assist devices.


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      1. Richmond ME, Easterwood R, Singh R, Gilmore L, Beddows K, Zuckerman WA, McFeely ED, Chen JM, Addonizio LJ. Low-Dose Donor Dopamine Is Associated With a Decreased Risk of Right Heart Failure in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2016 Dec; 100(12):2729-2734. PMID: 26784116.
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      2. Simpson KE, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Naftel DC, Singh R, Edens RE, Barnes AP, Canter CE. Fontan Patient Survival After Pediatric Heart Transplantation Has Improved in the Current Era. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr; 103(4):1315-1320. PMID: 27863728.
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      3. Singh R, Humlicek T, Jeewa A, Fester K. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society 2014 Consensus Statement: Pharmacotherapies in Cardiac Critical Care Immune Therapy. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar; 17(3 Suppl 1):S69-76. PMID: 26945331.
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      4. Kapoor VK, Singh R, Behari A, Sharma S, Kumar A, Prakash A, Singh R, Kumar A, Saxena R. Anticipatory extended cholecystectomy: the 'Lucknow' approach for thick walled gall bladder with low suspicion of cancer. Chin Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb; 5(1):8. PMID: 26932432.
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      5. Sharma B, Varney ML, Saxena S, Wu L, Singh R. Induction of CXCR2 ligands, stem cell-like phenotype, and metastasis in chemotherapy-resistant breast cancer cells. Cancer Lett. 2016 Mar 28; 372(2):192-200. PMID: 26797460.
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      6. Guthrie ML, Sidhu PS, Hill EK, Horan TC, Nandhikonda P, Teske KA, Yuan NY, Sidorko M, Rodali R, Cook JM, Han L, Silvaggi NR, Bikle DD, Moore RG, Singh R, Arnold LA. Antitumor Activity of 3-Indolylmethanamines 31B and PS121912. Anticancer Res. 2015 Nov; 35(11):6001-7. PMID: 26504023.
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      7. Singh R, Patra S. What Factors are Responsible for Higher Prevalence of HIV Infection among Urban Women than Rural Women in Tanzania? Ethiop J Health Sci. 2015 Oct; 25(4):321-8. PMID: 26949296.
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      8. Kaddourah A, Goldstein SL, Lipshultz SE, Wilkinson JD, Sleeper LA, Lu M, Colan SD, Towbin JA, Aydin SI, Rossano J, Everitt MD, Gossett JG, Rusconi P, Kantor PF, Singh R, Jefferies JL. Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of cardiorenal syndrome in children with dilated cardiomyopathy: a report from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry. Pediatr Nephrol. 2015 Dec; 30(12):2177-88. PMID: 26210985.
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      9. Sidhu PS, Teske K, Feleke B, Yuan NY, Guthrie ML, Fernstrum GB, Vyas ND, Han L, Preston J, Bogart JW, Silvaggi NR, Cook JM, Singh R, Bikle DD, Arnold LA. Anticancer activity of VDR-coregulator inhibitor PS121912. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Oct; 74(4):787-98. PMID: 25107568.
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      10. Everitt MD, Sleeper LA, Lu M, Canter CE, Pahl E, Wilkinson JD, Addonizio LJ, Towbin JA, Rossano J, Singh R, Lamour J, Webber SA, Colan SD, Margossian R, Kantor PF, Jefferies JL, Lipshultz SE. Recovery of echocardiographic function in children with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the pediatric cardiomyopathy registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15; 63(14):1405-13. PMID: 24561146.
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      11. Hahn E, Zuckerman WA, Chen JM, Singh R, Addonizio LJ, Richmond ME. An echocardiographic measurement of superior vena cava to inferior vena cava distance in patients <20 years of age with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15; 113(8):1405-8. PMID: 24581921.
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      12. Singh R, Richmond ME, Zuckerman WA, Lee TM, Giblin TB, Rodriguez R, Chen JM, Addonizio LJ. The use of oral sildenafil for management of right ventricular dysfunction after pediatric heart transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb; 14(2):453-8. PMID: 24354898.
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      13. Yilmaz B, Zuckerman WA, Lee TM, Beddows KD, Gilmore LA, Singh R, Richmond ME, Chen JM, Addonizio LJ. Left ventricular assist device to avoid heart-lung transplant in an adolescent with dilated cardiomyopathy and severely elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Aug; 17(5):E113-6. PMID: 23710645; PMCID: PMC3773308.
      14. Easterwood R, Singh R, McFeely ED, Zuckerman WA, Addonizio LJ, Gilmore L, Beddows K, Chen JM, Richmond ME. Pediatric cardiac transplantation using hearts previously refused for quality: a single center experience. Am J Transplant. 2013 Jun; 13(6):1484-90. PMID: 23648205; PMCID: PMC3747634.
      15. Marshall CD, Richmond ME, Singh R, Gilmore L, Beddows K, Chen JM, Addonizio LJ. A comparison of traditional versus contemporary immunosuppressive regimens in pediatric heart recipients. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul; 163(1):132-6. PMID: 23391044.
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      16. Kumar V, Gour JK, Singh N, Bajpai S, Singh R. Leishmania donovani-specific 25- and 28-kDa urinary proteins activate macrophage effector functions, lymphocyte proliferation and Th1 cytokines production. Parasitol Res. 2013 Apr; 112(4):1427-35. PMID: 23334693.
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      17. Cheung EW, Aponte-Patel L, Bacha EA, Singh R, Rosenzweig EB, Sen AI. Successful treatment of severe mechanical mitral valve thrombosis with tissue plasminogen activator in a 7-month-old infant. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013; 34(8):1903-7. PMID: 22886363.
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      18. Ghanayem NS, Allen KR, Tabbutt S, Atz AM, Clabby ML, Cooper DS, Eghtesady P, Frommelt PC, Gruber PJ, Hill KD, Kaltman JR, Laussen PC, Lewis AB, Lurito KJ, Minich LL, Ohye RG, Schonbeck JV, Schwartz SM, Singh R, Goldberg CS. Interstage mortality after the Norwood procedure: Results of the multicenter Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Oct; 144(4):896-906. PMID: 22795436.
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      19. Kumar V, Mishra M, Rajput SK, Bajpai S, Singh R. Detection and diagnostic applicability of human urinary kininogen in kala-azar patients. Parasitol Res. 2012 Oct; 111(4):1851-5. PMID: 22562212.
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      20. Zuckerman WA, Richmond ME, Singh R, Chen JM, Addonizio LJ. Use of height and a novel echocardiographic measurement to improve size-matching for pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Aug; 31(8):896-902. PMID: 22560083.
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      21. Henderson HT, Canter CE, Mahle WT, Dipchand AI, LaPorte K, Schechtman KB, Zheng J, Asante-Korang A, Singh R, Kanter KR. ABO-incompatible heart transplantation: analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study (PHTS) database. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Feb; 31(2):173-9. PMID: 22305379.
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      22. Agarwal M, Mohammad S, Singh R, Singh V. Prospective randomized clinical trial comparing bite force in 2-mm locking plates versus 2-mm standard plates in treatment of mandibular fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Jul; 69(7):1995-2000. PMID: 21272972.
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      23. Zuckerman WA, Richmond ME, Singh R, Carroll SJ, Starc TJ, Addonizio LJ. Left-ventricular noncompaction in a pediatric population: predictors of survival. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Apr; 32(4):406-12. PMID: 21188370.
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      24. Singh TP, Naftel DC, Addonizio L, Mahle W, Foushee MT, Zangwill S, Blume ED, Kirklin JK, Singh R, Johnston JK, Chinnock R. Association of race and socioeconomic position with outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2010 Sep; 10(9):2116-23. PMID: 20883546.
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      25. Khadilkar SV, Singh R, Hegde M, Urtizberea A, Love DR, Chong B. Spectrum of mutations in sarcoglycan genes in the Mumbai region of western India: high prevalence of 525del T. Neurol India. 2009 Jul-Aug; 57(4):406-10. PMID: 19770540.
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      26. Singh R, Varney ML, Leutzinger C, Vose JM, Bierman PJ, Buyukberber S, Ino K, Loh K, Nichols C, Inwards D, Rifkin R, Talmadge JE. Immune reconstitution after autologous hematopoietic transplantation with Lin-, CD34+, Thy-1lo selected or intact stem cell products. Int Immunopharmacol. 2007 Aug; 7(8):1033-43. PMID: 17570320.
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      27. Chu VH, Sexton DJ, Cabell CH, Reller LB, Pappas PA, Singh R, Fowler VG, Corey GR, Aksoy O, Woods CW. Repeat infective endocarditis: differentiating relapse from reinfection. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Aug 1; 41(3):406-9. PMID: 16007540.
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      28. Kapoor A, Kumar S, Singh R, Pandey CM, Sinha N. Management of persistent atrial fibrillation following balloon mitral valvotomy: safety and efficacy of low-dose amiodarone. J Heart Valve Dis. 2002 Nov; 11(6):802-9. PMID: 12479281.
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      29. Agarwal BL, Kapoor A, Singh R, Tewari S, Radhakrishnan S, Shrivastava S, Sinha N. Predictive accuracy of commissural morphology and its role in determining the outcome following Inoue balloon mitral valvotomy. Indian Heart J. 2002 Jan-Feb; 54(1):39-45. PMID: 11999086.
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