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Andrew Chu, MD

Andrew Chu, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5180 Phone
412-692-7355 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2004 Baylor College of Medicine
 

Residency:

2007 Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
 

Fellowship:

2011 Research Fellow, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
2010 Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Memberships

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Awards

  • 2013 AASLD/Alpha-1 Foundation Liver Scholar Award
  • 2011, 2012 NIH Child Health Research Scholar
  • 2010 American Liver Foundation Alexander M. White, III
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award
  • 2010 Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network (ChiLDREN) Fellowship Training Grant
  • 2009 First prize, Basic Science, Simon A. Komarov Research Competition, Philadelphia Gastroenterology Training Group
  • 2008 NIH/NICHD Pediatric Scientist Development Program
    Fellowship
  • 2006 Cincinnati Pediatric Society Outstanding Resident Award
  • 2005 American Academy of Pediatrics Child Access To Community Health (CATCH) Resident Planning Grant

Publications

  • Chu AS, Perlmutter DH, Wang Y. Capitalizing on the autophagic response for treatment of liver disease caused by alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and other genetic diseases. BioMed Research International. 2014;2014:1-8.
  • Ghouse R, Chu AS, Wang Y, Perlmutter DH. Mysteries of alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency:  emerging therapies for a challenging disease. Disease Models and Mechanisms. 2014;7:411-19.
  • Chu, A. Chapter 107:  Gastritis and Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Netter’s Pediatrics. Eds. TA Florin and S Ludwig. Elsevier Press. 2011.
  • Chu, A. Chapter 108:  Intestinal Obstruction and Malrotation. Netter’s Pediatrics. Eds. TA Florin and S Ludwig. Elsevier Press. 2011.
  • Chu, A. and Liacouras C. Chapter 329.5:  Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome (Wilkie Syndrome, Cast Syndrome, Arteriomesenteric Duodenal Compression Syndrome). Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th ed. Eds. WM Kliegman et al. W.B. Saunders Press. 2011.
  • Chu, A. and Liacouras C. Chapter 330.1:  Ileus. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th ed. Eds. WM Kliegman et al. W.B. Saunders Press. 2011.
  • Chu, A. and Liacouras C. Chapter 330.2:  Adhesions. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th ed. Eds. WM Kliegman et al. W.B. Saunders Press. 2011.
  • Chu, A. and Liacouras C. Chapter 330.4:  Closed-Loop Obstructions. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th ed. Eds. WM Kliegman et al. W.B. Saunders Press. 2011. 
  • Chu AS, Russo PA, Wells RG. Cholangiocyte cilia are abnormal in syndromic and nonsyndromic biliary atresia. Modern Pathology. Accepted November 16, 2011
  • Chu AS, Diaz R, Hui JJ, Yanger K, Zong Y, Alpini G, Stanger BZ, Wells RG. Lineage tracing demonstrates no evidence of cholangiocyte epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in murine models of hepatic fibrosis. Hepatology. 2011;53:1685-95.
  • Shin S, Walton G, Aoki R, Brondell K, Schug J, Fox A, Smirnova O, Dorrell C, Erker L, Chu AS, Wells RG, Grompe M, Greenbaum LE, Kaestner KH. Foxl1-Cremarked
    adult hepatic progenitors have clonogenic and bi-lineage differentiation potential. Genes and Development. 2011;25:1185-92.
  • Chu AS, Friedman JR. A role for microRNA in cystic liver and kidney diseases. J Clin Invest. 2008;118:3585-7.

    View Dr. Chu's full list of publications from PubMed.
 
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June 4, 2014
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