Assistant Professor
+1 415 476-3685

Biography

I study the pathobiology of critical illness, including organ dysfunction and infection, in children with cancer, immunodeficiencies, and those who have undergone hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Education and Training

, 6/2018 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UCSF
, 6/2014 Pediatrics, UCSF
MD, 6/2011 Medicine, Washington University
BA, 6/2007 Biology, Washington University

Publications

Smith MA, McGarry ME, Ly NP, Zinter MS. Outcomes of Children With Cystic Fibrosis Admitted to PICUs. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 Apr 17.
Zinter MS, Cheng GS. Acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure in immunocompromised patients: abandon bronchoscopy or make it better? Eur Respir J. 2019 12; 54(6).
Lau-Braunhut SA, Stone H, Collins G, Berentsen S, Braun BS, Zinter MS. Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria successfully treated with complement inhibition. Blood Adv. 2019 11 26; 3(22):3575-3578.
Crawford E, Kamm J, Miller S, Li LM, Caldera S, Lyden A, Yokoe D, Nichols A, Tran NK, Barnard SE, Conner PM, Nambiar A, Zinter MS, Moayeri M, Serpa PH, Prince BC, Quan J, Sit R, Tan M, Phelps M, DeRisi JL, Tato CM, Langelier C. Investigating Transfusion-Related Sepsis using Culture-Independent Metagenomic Sequencing. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 29.
Zinter MS, Logan BR, Fretham C, Sapru A, Abraham A, Aljurf MD, Arnold SD, Artz A, Auletta JJ, Chhabra S, Copelan E, Duncan C, Gale RP, Guinan E, Hematti P, Keating AK, Marks DI, Olsson R, Savani BN, Ustun C, Williams KM, Pasquini MC, Dvorak CC. Comprehensive Prognostication in Critically Ill Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patients: Results from Merging the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and Virtual Pediatric Systems (VPS) Registries. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2020 Feb; 26(2):333-342.
Hanudel MR, Zinter MS, Chen L, Gala K, Lim M, Guglielmo M, Deshmukh T, Vangala S, Matthay M, Sapru A. Plasma total fibroblast growth factor 23 levels are associated with acute kidney injury and mortality in children with acute respiratory distress syndrome. PLoS One. 2019; 14(9):e0222065.
Zinter MS, Hermiston ML. Calming the storm in HLH. Blood. 2019 07 11; 134(2):103-104.
Mueller DM, Markovitz BP, Zinter MS, Takimoto SW, Khemani RG. Risk Factors for Mortality and Pre-ICU Fluid Balance Among Critically Ill Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Jun 11; 885066619855618.
Zinter MS, Dvorak CC, Mayday MY, Iwanaga K, Ly NP, McGarry ME, Church GD, Faricy LE, Rowan CM, Hume JR, Steiner ME, Crawford ED, Langelier C, Kalantar K, Chow ED, Miller S, Shimano K, Melton A, Yanik GA, Sapru A, DeRisi JL. Pulmonary Metagenomic Sequencing Suggests Missed Infections in Immunocompromised Children. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 05 17; 68(11):1847-1855.
Zinter MS, Mayday MY, Ryckman KK, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, DeRisi JL. Towards precision quantification of contamination in metagenomic sequencing experiments. Microbiome. 2019 04 16; 7(1):62.
Zinter MS, Spicer AC, Liu KD, Orwoll BE, Alkhouli MF, Brakeman PR, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Positive Cumulative Fluid Balance Is Associated With Mortality in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Setting of Acute Kidney Injury. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 04; 20(4):323-331.
Zinter MS, Delucchi KL, Kong MY, Orwoll BE, Spicer AS, Lim MJ, Alkhouli MF, Ratiu AE, McKenzie AV, McQuillen PS, Dvorak CC, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Early Plasma Matrix Metalloproteinase Profiles. A Novel Pathway in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 01 15; 199(2):181-189.
Mayday MY, Khan LM, Chow ED, Zinter MS, DeRisi JL. Miniaturization and optimization of 384-well compatible RNA sequencing library preparation. PLoS One. 2019; 14(1):e0206194.
Langelier C, Kalantar KL, Moazed F, Wilson MR, Crawford ED, Deiss T, Belzer A, Bolourchi S, Caldera S, Fung M, Jauregui A, Malcolm K, Lyden A, Khan L, Vessel K, Quan J, Zinter M, Chiu CY, Chow ED, Wilson J, Miller S, Matthay MA, Pollard KS, Christenson S, Calfee CS, DeRisi JL. Integrating host response and unbiased microbe detection for lower respiratory tract infection diagnosis in critically ill adults. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 12 26; 115(52):E12353-E12362.
Dean T, Kaushik N, Williams S, Zinter M, Kim P. Cardiac arrest and pulmonary hypertension in scurvy: a case report. Pulm Circ. 2019 Jan-Mar; 9(1):2045894018812052.
Balkin EM, Zinter MS, Rajagopal SK, Keller RL, Fineman JR, Steurer MA. Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 08; 19(8):733-740.
Rowan CM, Gertz SJ, Zinter MS, Moffet J, Bajwa RPS, Barnum JL, Kong M. A multicenter investigation of respiratory syncytial viral infection in children with hematopoietic cell transplantation. Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Jun; 20(3):e12882.
Langelier C, Zinter MS, Kalantar K, Yanik GA, Christenson S, O'Donovan B, White C, Wilson M, Sapru A, Dvorak CC, Miller S, Chiu CY, DeRisi JL. Metagenomic Sequencing Detects Respiratory Pathogens in Hematopoietic Cellular Transplant Patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 02 15; 197(4):524-528.
Balkin EM, Steurer MA, Delagnes EA, Zinter MS, Rajagopal S, Keller RL, Fineman JR. Multicenter mortality and morbidity associated with pulmonary hypertension in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pulm Circ. 2018 Jan-Mar; 8(1):2045893217745785.
Zinter MS, Holubkov R, Steurer MA, Dvorak CC, Duncan CN, Sapru A, Tamburro RF, McQuillen PS, Pollack MM. Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Patients Who Survive Critical Illness Frequently Have Significant but Recoverable Decline in Functional Status. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 02; 24(2):330-336.
Zinter MS, Melton A, Sabnis AJ, Dvorak CC, Elicker BM, Nawaytou HM, Kameny RJ, Fineman JR. Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in a pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patient: a cautionary tale. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 06; 59(6):1494-1497.
Zinter MS, Barrows BD, Ursell PC, Kowalek K, Kalantar K, Cambronero N, DeRisi JL, Oishi P, Dvorak CC. Extracorporeal life support survival in a pediatric hematopoietic cellular transplant recipient with presumed GvHD-related fulminant myocarditis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 09; 52(9):1330-1333.
Delgado-Martin C, Meyer LK, Huang BJ, Shimano KA, Zinter MS, Nguyen JV, Smith GA, Taunton J, Winter SS, Roderick JR, Kelliher MA, Horton TM, Wood BL, Teachey DT, Hermiston ML. JAK/STAT pathway inhibition overcomes IL7-induced glucocorticoid resistance in a subset of human T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemias. Leukemia. 2017 12; 31(12):2568-2576.
Zinter MS, Orwoll BE, Spicer AC, Alkhouli MF, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Incorporating Inflammation into Mortality Risk in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Med. 2017 May; 45(5):858-866.
Spicer AC, Calfee CS, Zinter MS, Khemani RG, Lo VP, Alkhouli MF, Orwoll BE, Graciano AL, Boriosi JP, Howard JP, Flori HR, Matthay MA, Sapru A. A Simple and Robust Bedside Model for Mortality Risk in Pediatric Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 10; 17(10):907-916.
Levy ER, Musick L, Zinter MS, Lang T, Cowan MJ, Weintrub PS, Dvorak CC. Safe and Effective Prophylaxis with Bimonthly Intravenous Pentamidine in the Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Population. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Feb; 35(2):135-41.
Orwoll BE, Spicer AC, Zinter MS, Alkhouli MF, Khemani RG, Flori HR, Neuhaus JM, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Elevated soluble thrombomodulin is associated with organ failure and mortality in children with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS): a prospective observational cohort study. Crit Care. 2015 Dec 14; 19:435.
Zinter MS, Spicer A, Orwoll BO, Alkhouli M, Dvorak CC, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Plasma angiopoietin-2 outperforms other markers of endothelial injury in prognosticating pediatric ARDS mortality. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2016 Feb 01; 310(3):L224-31.
Zinter MS, Dvorak CC, Spicer A, Cowan MJ, Sapru A. New Insights Into Multicenter PICU Mortality Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9):1986-94.
Zinter MS, Levy ER, Gertz SJ. A review of pathogens causing lower respiratory tract infection in the pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient. J Pediatr Intensive Care. 2014 Sep; 3(3):115-132.
Zinter MS, DuBois SG, Spicer A, Matthay K, Sapru A. Pediatric cancer type predicts infection rate, need for critical care intervention, and mortality in the pediatric intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Oct; 40(10):1536-44.