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Jacqueline Ho, MD

Jacqueline Ho, MD
Job Title Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
412-692-5182 Phone
412-692-7443 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2001 University of Western Ontario, Canada


2005 Pediatrics, British Columbia Children’s Hospital, University of British Columbia (UBC)


2010 Nephrology, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School
2007 Research Fellow, Nephrology, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School


  • International Pediatric Nephrology Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Canadian Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Pediatric Nephrology), Fellow
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Nephrology), Diplomate
  • Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Pediatrics), Fellow
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Diplomate
  • USMLE Steps 1-3


  • 2014 March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award
  • 2013 International Pediatric Nephrology Association Renée Habib Young Investigator Award
  • 2008 Top Trainee Presentation Award, Canadian Society for Nephrology
  • 2007 Abstract selected for free communication plenary: “This Year’s Outstanding Abstracts”, American Society for Nephrology
  • 2005 Wyeth Excellence in Laboratory Research UBC Resident Research Award, University of British Columbia
  • 2005 National Pediatric Resident Research Competition (Canada), Manitoba Institute of Child Health
  • 2004 Rising Researcher Support Program Award, Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist (CCHCSP) Program
  • 2001 Dr. F.R. Eccles Scholarship (Pediatrics), University of Western Ontario


  • Ho J, Ng KH, Rosen S, Dostal A, Gregory RI and Kreidberg JA.  Podocyte-specific loss of functional miRNAs leads to rapid glomerular and tubular damage. J Am Soc Neph 2008; 19(11): 2069-2075.  PMID: 18832437.
  • Hartwig S, Ho J, Pandey P, MacIsaac K, Taglienti M, Xiang M, Alterovitz G, Ramoni M, Fraenkl E and Kreidberg JA.  Genomic characterization of Wilms' tumor suppressor 1 targets in nephron progenitor cells during kidney development.  Development 2010; 137:1189-1203.  PMID: 20215353.
  • Pandey P, Qin S, Ho J, Zhou J and Kreidberg JA.  Systems biology approach to identify transcriptome reprogramming and microRNA targets during the progression of Polycystic Kidney Disease.  BMC Systems Biology 2011; 5(1): 56.  PMID 21518438. *highly accessed
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