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Sohail Z. Husain, MD

Sohail Husain, MD
Job Title Co-director, Pediatric Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Visiting Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Education and Training

Medical School:

1998 Tufts University School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Residency:

2001 New York University School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Fellowship:

2004 Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

Memberships

  • American Pancreatic Association
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), Research Committee Member
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • American Gastroenterological Association

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatric
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Awards

  • 2010 Chair, Research Committee, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • 2010 Recognition Award as Medical Trip Leader to Haiti for Earthquake Relief, Humanity First USA
  • 2009 Yale Pediatric Department Mae Gailani Award for Junior Faculty Research and Mentorship               
  • 2009-2010 Chair, Study Section for Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation Grants
  • 2008 NASGPHAN Faculty Abstract Travel Award
  • 2006 Children Digestive Health/Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF) Young Investigator Award
  • 2006 Humanitarian Achievement Award, Humanity First USA (for role in Asian Tsunami and Katrina disaster relief)
  • 2004 Best Fellow Abstract Presentation Award, Pediatric Department, Yale University
  • 2004 NASGPHAN Fellow Abstract Travel Award
  • 2004 Named “Junior Investigator Scholar” on a Yale Child Health Research Center Grant (NIH K12)
  • 2004 American Gastroenterological Association AstraZeneca Faculty Transition Basic Science Award
  • 1994 Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Binghamton University
  • 1993 Golden Key National Honor Society
  • 1992 Case Western Reserve University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award
  • 1990 Edgar Davis Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

Publications

  • Ma MH, Bai X, Park AJ, Latif SU, Mistry PK, Pashankar D, Northrup VS, Bhandari V, Husain SZ. Risk Factors Associated with Biliary Pancreatitis in Children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 2011. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Phatak UP, Johnson S, Husain SZ, Pashankar DS. Two-day bowel preparation with polyethylene glycol 3350 and bisacodyl: a new, safe, and effective regimen for colonoscopy in children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 2011 Jul;53(1):71-4. PMID: 21694539.
  • Bai HX, Ma M, Orabi AI, Park A, Latif SU, Bhandari V, Husain SZ. Novel Characterization of Drug-Associated Pancreatitis in Children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 2011 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Research Interests

  • Pediatric exocrine pancreatic disorders
  • Mechanisms of pancreatitis
  • Calcium signaling
  • In vivo models of pancreatitis
  • Ryanodine receptor calcium channels
  • Calcineurin

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Calcineurin in Pancreatitis
  • Ryanodine Receptor in Pancreatitis
Last Update
February 13, 2012
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