Patrick McQuillen
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Education and Training

Clinical Fellowship, , University of California, San Francisco


Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Telford R, Meert KL, Yates AR, Morgan RW, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Zuppa AF, Graham K, Twelves C, Diliberto MA, Landis WP, Tomanio E, Kwok J, Bell MJ, Abraham A, Sapru A, Alkhouli MF, Heidemann S, Pawluszka A, Hall MW, Steele L, Shanley TP, Weber M, Dalton HJ, Bell A, Mourani PM, Malone K, Locandro C, Coleman W, Peterson A, Thelen J, Doctor A. The association of immediate post cardiac arrest diastolic hypertension and survival following pediatric cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2019 Jun 06; 141:88-95.
Hsieh A, Tabbutt S, Xu D, Barkovich AJ, Miller S, McQuillen P, Peyvandi S. Impact of Perioperative Brain Injury and Development on Feeding Modality in Infants With Single Ventricle Heart Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 May 21; 8(10):e012291.
Ellis JK, Sorrells SF, Mikhailova S, Chavali M, Chang S, Sabeur K, Mcquillen P, Rowitch DH. Ferret brain possesses young interneuron collections equivalent to human postnatal migratory streams. J Comp Neurol. 2019 May 03.
Faustino EVS, Hirshberg EL, Asaro LA, Biagas KV, Pinto N, Srinivasan V, Bagdure DN, Steil GM, Coughlin-Wells K, Wypij D, Nadkarni VM, Agus MSD, Mourani PM, Chima R, Thomas NJ, Li S, Pinto A, Newth C, Hassinger A, Bysani K, Rehder KJ, Kandil S, Wintergerst K, Schwarz A, Marsillio L, Cvijanovich N, Pham N, Quasney M, Flori H, Federman M, Nett S, Viteri S, Schneider J, Medar S, Sapru A, McQuillen P, Babbitt C, Lin JC, Jouvet P, Yanay O, Allen C. Short-Term Adverse Outcomes Associated With Hypoglycemia in Critically Ill Children. Crit Care Med. 2019 May; 47(5):706-714.
Goldstone AB, Baiocchi M, Wypij D, Stopp C, Andropoulos DB, Atallah J, Atz AM, Beca J, Donofrio MT, Duncan K, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Hövels-Gürich H, Ichida F, Jacobs JP, Justo R, Latal B, Li JS, Mahle WT, McQuillen PS, Menon SC, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Shekerdemian LS, Synnes A, Williams IA, Bellinger DC, Newburger J, Gaynor JW. The Bayley-III scale may underestimate neurodevelopmental disability after cardiac surgery in infants†. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Apr 21.
Leijser LM, Chau V, Seed M, Poskitt KJ, Synnes A, Blaser S, Au-Young SH, Hickey EJ, Campbell A, McQuillen PS, Miller SP. Anticoagulation therapy and the risk of perioperative brain injury in neonates with congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 26.
Peyvandi S, McQuillen PS. Commentary: Is the brain spared when the heart is broken? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 19.
Sheikh A, Meng X, Liu J, Mikhailova A, Kao JPY, McQuillen PS, Kanold PO. Neonatal Hypoxia-Ischemia Causes Functional Circuit Changes in Subplate Neurons. Cereb Cortex. 2019 Feb 01; 29(2):765-776.
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 Jan 15; 199(2):181-189.
Tymofiyeva O, Gano D, Trevino RJ, Glass HC, Flynn T, Lundy SM, McQuillen PS, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. Aberrant Structural Brain Connectivity in Adolescents with Attentional Problems Who Were Born Prematurely. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Nov; 39(11):2140-2147.
Berg RA, Reeder RW, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM. End-tidal carbon dioxide during pediatric in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation. 2018 Dec; 133:173-179.
Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Landis W, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA. Chest compression rates and pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes. Resuscitation. 2018 09; 130:159-166.
Guo T, Chau V, Peyvandi S, Latal B, McQuillen PS, Knirsch W, Synnes A, Feldmann M, Naef N, Chakravarty MM, De Petrillo A, Duerden EG, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP. White matter injury in term neonates with congenital heart diseases: Topology & comparison with preterm newborns. Neuroimage. 2019 01 15; 185:742-749.
Peyvandi S, Latal B, Miller SP, McQuillen PS. The neonatal brain in critical congenital heart disease: Insights and future directions. Neuroimage. 2019 01 15; 185:776-782.
Peyvandi S, Chau V, Guo T, Xu D, Glass HC, Synnes A, Poskitt K, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP, McQuillen PS. Neonatal Brain Injury and Timing of Neurodevelopmental Assessment in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 08; 71(18):1986-1996.
Reeder RW, Girling A, Wolfe H, Holubkov R, Berg RA, Naim MY, Meert KL, Tilford B, Carcillo JA, Hamilton M, Bochkoris M, Hall M, Maa T, Yates AR, Sapru A, Kelly R, Federman M, Michael Dean J, McQuillen PS, Franzon D, Pollack MM, Siems A, Diddle J, Wessel DL, Mourani PM, Zebuhr C, Bishop R, Friess S, Burns C, Viteri S, Hehir DA, Whitney Coleman R, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Tamburro RF, Sutton RM. Improving outcomes after pediatric cardiac arrest - the ICU-Resuscitation Project: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2018 Apr 03; 19(1):213.
Berg RA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Meert KL, Yates AR, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Wessel DL, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Tamburro RF, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM. Association Between Diastolic Blood Pressure During Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Survival. Circulation. 2018 Apr 24; 137(17):1784-1795.
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.
Peyvandi S, Kim H, Lau J, Barkovich AJ, Campbell A, Miller S, Xu D, McQuillen P. The association between cardiac physiology, acquired brain injury, and postnatal brain growth in critical congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jan; 155(1):291-300.e3.
Mikhailova A, Sunkara N, McQuillen PS. Unbiased Quantification of Subplate Neuron Loss following Neonatal Hypoxia-Ischemia in a Rat Model. Dev Neurosci. 2017; 39(1-4):171-181.
Moler FW, Silverstein FS, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Nadkarni VM, Meert KL, Browning B, Pemberton VL, Page K, Gildea MR, Scholefield BR, Shankaran S, Hutchison JS, Berger JT, Ofori-Amanfo G, Newth CJ, Topjian A, Bennett KS, Koch JD, Pham N, Chanani NK, Pineda JA, Harrison R, Dalton HJ, Alten J, Schleien CL, Goodman DM, Zimmerman JJ, Bhalala US, Schwarz AJ, Porter MB, Shah S, Fink EL, McQuillen P, Wu T, Skellett S, Thomas NJ, Nowak JE, Baines PB, Pappachan J, Mathur M, Lloyd E, van der Jagt EW, Dobyns EL, Meyer MT, Sanders RC, Clark AE, Dean JM. Therapeutic Hypothermia after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children. N Engl J Med. 2017 01 26; 376(4):318-329.
Agus MS, Wypij D, Hirshberg EL, Srinivasan V, Faustino EV, Luckett PM, Alexander JL, Asaro LA, Curley MA, Steil GM, Nadkarni VM. Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children. N Engl J Med. 2017 02 23; 376(8):729-741.
Silverstein FS, Slomine BS, Christensen J, Holubkov R, Page K, Dean JM, Moler FW. Functional Outcome Trajectories After Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12):e1165-e1174.
Meert KL, Telford R, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Dean JM, Moler FW. Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Characteristics and Their Association With Survival and Neurobehavioral Outcome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 12; 17(12):e543-e550.
Paredes MF, James D, Gil-Perotin S, Kim H, Cotter JA, Ng C, Sandoval K, Rowitch DH, Xu D, McQuillen PS, Garcia-Verdugo JM, Huang EJ, Alvarez-Buylla A. Extensive migration of young neurons into the infant human frontal lobe. Science. 2016 Oct 07; 354(6308).
Impact of Operative and Postoperative Factors on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes After Cardiac Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Sep; 102(3):843-849.
Moler FW, Hutchison JS, Nadkarni VM, Silverstein FS, Meert KL, Holubkov R, Page K, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Dean JM. Targeted Temperature Management After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Due To Drowning: Outcomes and Complications. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 08; 17(8):712-20.
Peyvandi S, De Santiago V, Chakkarapani E, Chau V, Campbell A, Poskitt KJ, Xu D, Barkovich AJ, Miller S, McQuillen P. Association of Prenatal Diagnosis of Critical Congenital Heart Disease With Postnatal Brain Development and the Risk of Brain Injury. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 170(4):e154450.
Ranasinghe S, Or G, Wang EY, Ievins A, McLean MA, Niell CM, Chau V, Wong PK, Glass HC, Sullivan J, McQuillen PS. Reduced Cortical Activity Impairs Development and Plasticity after Neonatal Hypoxia Ischemia. J Neurosci. 2015 Aug 26; 35(34):11946-59.
Gaynor JW, Stopp C, Wypij D, Andropoulos DB, Atallah J, Atz AM, Beca J, Donofrio MT, Duncan K, Ghanayem NS, Goldberg CS, Hövels-Gürich H, Ichida F, Jacobs JP, Justo R, Latal B, Li JS, Mahle WT, McQuillen PS, Menon SC, Pemberton VL, Pike NA, Pizarro C, Shekerdemian LS, Synnes A, Williams I, Bellinger DC, Newburger JW. Neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infancy. Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):816-25.
Moler FW, Silverstein FS, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Nadkarni VM, Meert KL, Clark AE, Browning B, Pemberton VL, Page K, Shankaran S, Hutchison JS, Newth CJ, Bennett KS, Berger JT, Topjian A, Pineda JA, Koch JD, Schleien CL, Dalton HJ, Ofori-Amanfo G, Goodman DM, Fink EL, McQuillen P, Zimmerman JJ, Thomas NJ, van der Jagt EW, Porter MB, Meyer MT, Harrison R, Pham N, Schwarz AJ, Nowak JE, Alten J, Wheeler DS, Bhalala US, Lidsky K, Lloyd E, Mathur M, Shah S, Wu T, Theodorou AA, Sanders RC, Dean JM. Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 14; 372(20):1898-908.
Algra SO, Haas F, Poskitt KJ, Groenendaal F, Schouten AN, Jansen NJ, Azakie A, Gandhi S, Campbell A, Miller SP, McQuillen PS, de Vries LS. Minimizing the risk of preoperative brain injury in neonates with aortic arch obstruction. J Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 165(6):1116-1122.e3.
Oishi PE, Klein OD, Keller RL. Developing physician-scientists in the fields of neonatology and pediatric critical care medicine: an effort to formulate a departmental policy. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):616-7.e1.
Dimitropoulos A, McQuillen PS, Sethi V, Moosa A, Chau V, Xu D, Brant R, Azakie A, Campbell A, Barkovich AJ, Poskitt KJ, Miller SP. Brain injury and development in newborns with critical congenital heart disease. Neurology. 2013 Jul 16; 81(3):241-8.
Sethi V, Tabbutt S, Dimitropoulos A, Harris KC, Chau V, Poskitt K, Campbell A, Azakie A, Xu D, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP, McQuillen PS. Single-ventricle anatomy predicts delayed microstructural brain development. Pediatr Res. 2013 May; 73(5):661-7.
Gonzalez FF, Larpthaveesarp A, McQuillen P, Derugin N, Wendland M, Spadafora R, Ferriero DM. Erythropoietin increases neurogenesis and oligodendrogliosis of subventricular zone precursor cells after neonatal stroke. Stroke. 2013 Mar; 44(3):753-8.
Tymofiyeva O, Hess CP, Ziv E, Tian N, Bonifacio SL, McQuillen PS, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Xu D. Towards the "baby connectome": mapping the structural connectivity of the newborn brain. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31029.
Costello JM, McQuillen PS, Claud EC, Steinhorn RH. Prematurity and congenital heart disease. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2011 Jul 01; 2(3):457-67.
Glass HC, Bowman C, Chau V, Moosa A, Hersh AL, Campbell A, Poskitt K, Azakie A, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP, McQuillen PS. Infection and white matter injury in infants with congenital cardiac disease. Cardiol Young. 2011 Oct; 21(5):562-71.
Cramer SC, Sur M, Dobkin BH, O'Brien C, Sanger TD, Trojanowski JQ, Rumsey JM, Hicks R, Cameron J, Chen D, Chen WG, Cohen LG, deCharms C, Duffy CJ, Eden GF, Fetz EE, Filart R, Freund M, Grant SJ, Haber S, Kalivas PW, Kolb B, Kramer AF, Lynch M, Mayberg HS, McQuillen PS, Nitkin R, Pascual-Leone A, Reuter-Lorenz P, Schiff N, Sharma A, Shekim L, Stryker M, Sullivan EV, Vinogradov S. Harnessing neuroplasticity for clinical applications. Brain. 2011 Jun; 134(Pt 6):1591-609.
Azakie A, Johnson NC, Anagnostopoulos PV, Akram SM, McQuillen P, Sapru A. Stage II palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome without cardiopulmonary bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Feb; 141(2):400-6.
Corbett-Detig J, Habas PA, Scott JA, Kim K, Rajagopalan V, McQuillen PS, Barkovich AJ, Glenn OA, Studholme C. 3D global and regional patterns of human fetal subplate growth determined in utero. Brain Struct Funct. 2011 Jan; 215(3-4):255-63.
Block AJ, McQuillen PS, Chau V, Glass H, Poskitt KJ, Barkovich AJ, Esch M, Soulikias W, Azakie A, Campbell A, Miller SP. Clinically silent preoperative brain injuries do not worsen with surgery in neonates with congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Sep; 140(3):550-7.
McQuillen PS, Goff DA, Licht DJ. Effects of congenital heart disease on brain development. Prog Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Aug 01; 29(2):79-85.
Zuluaga MT, Esch ME, Cvijanovich NZ, Gupta N, McQuillen PS. Diagnosis influences response of cerebral near infrared spectroscopy to intracranial hypertension in children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul; 11(4):514-22.
Kaltman JR, Andropoulos DB, Checchia PA, Gaynor JW, Hoffman TM, Laussen PC, Ohye RG, Pearson GD, Pigula F, Tweddell J, Wernovsky G, Del Nido P. Report of the pediatric heart network and national heart, lung, and blood institute working group on the perioperative management of congenital heart disease. Circulation. 2010 Jun 29; 121(25):2766-72.
Spadafora R, Gonzalez FF, Derugin N, Wendland M, Ferriero D, McQuillen P. Altered fate of subventricular zone progenitor cells and reduced neurogenesis following neonatal stroke. Dev Neurosci. 2010 Jul; 32(2):101-13.
Arnold TD, McQuillen PS. From death to recovery following hypoxia ischemia: if TGFbeta is a central regulator, is integrin beta8 the switch? Neurotox Res. 2010 May; 17(4):418-20.
Berman JI, Hamrick SE, McQuillen PS, Studholme C, Xu D, Henry RG, Hornberger LK, Glenn OA. Diffusion-weighted imaging in fetuses with severe congenital heart defects. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Feb; 32(2):E21-2.
Failor S, Nguyen V, Darcy DP, Cang J, Wendland MF, Stryker MP, McQuillen PS. Neonatal cerebral hypoxia-ischemia impairs plasticity in rat visual cortex. J Neurosci. 2010 Jan 06; 30(1):81-92.
McQuillen PS, Miller SP. Congenital heart disease and brain development. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Jan; 1184:68-86.
Nguyen V, McQuillen PS. AMPA and metabotropic excitoxicity explain subplate neuron vulnerability. Neurobiol Dis. 2010 Jan; 37(1):195-207.
McQuillen PS. Magnetic resonance imaging in congenital heart disease: what to do with what we see and don't see? Circulation. 2009 Feb 10; 119(5):660-2.
Sherlock RL, McQuillen PS, Miller SP. Preventing brain injury in newborns with congenital heart disease: brain imaging and innovative trial designs. Stroke. 2009 Jan; 40(1):327-32.
Miller SP, McQuillen PS, Hamrick S, Xu D, Glidden DV, Charlton N, Karl T, Azakie A, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Vigneron DB. Abnormal brain development in newborns with congenital heart disease. N Engl J Med. 2007 Nov 08; 357(19):1928-38.
Miller SP, McQuillen PS. Neurology of congenital heart disease: insight from brain imaging. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2007 Nov; 92(6):F435-7.
McQuillen PS, Nishimoto MS, Bottrell CL, Fineman LD, Hamrick SE, Glidden DV, Azakie A, Adatia I, Miller SP. Regional and central venous oxygen saturation monitoring following pediatric cardiac surgery: concordance and association with clinical variables. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 Mar; 8(2):154-60.
McQuillen PS, Barkovich AJ, Hamrick SE, Perez M, Ward P, Glidden DV, Azakie A, Karl T, Miller SP. Temporal and anatomic risk profile of brain injury with neonatal repair of congenital heart defects. Stroke. 2007 Feb; 38(2 Suppl):736-41.
Gonzalez FF, McQuillen P, Mu D, Chang Y, Wendland M, Vexler Z, Ferriero DM. Erythropoietin enhances long-term neuroprotection and neurogenesis in neonatal stroke. Dev Neurosci. 2007; 29(4-5):321-30.
Partridge SC, Vigneron DB, Charlton NN, Berman JI, Henry RG, Mukherjee P, McQuillen PS, Karl TR, Barkovich AJ, Miller SP. Pyramidal tract maturation after brain injury in newborns with heart disease. Ann Neurol. 2006 Apr; 59(4):640-51.
McQuillen PS, Hamrick SE, Perez MJ, Barkovich AJ, Glidden DV, Karl TR, Teitel D, Miller SP. Balloon atrial septostomy is associated with preoperative stroke in neonates with transposition of the great arteries. Circulation. 2006 Jan 17; 113(2):280-5.
Azakie A, Muse J, Gardner M, Skidmore KL, Miller SP, Karl TR, McQuillen PS. Cerebral oxygen balance is impaired during repair of aortic coarctation in infants and children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Sep; 130(3):830-6.
McQuillen PS, Ferriero DM. Perinatal subplate neuron injury: implications for cortical development and plasticity. Brain Pathol. 2005 Jul; 15(3):250-60.
Zhao C, Avilés C, Abel RA, Almli CR, McQuillen P, Pleasure SJ. Hippocampal and visuospatial learning defects in mice with a deletion of frizzled 9, a gene in the Williams syndrome deletion interval. Development. 2005 Jun; 132(12):2917-27.
Hamrick SE, McQuillen PS, Jiang X, Mu D, Madan A, Ferriero DM. A role for hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha in desferoxamine neuroprotection. Neurosci Lett. 2005 May 06; 379(2):96-100.
Chang YS, Mu D, Wendland M, Sheldon RA, Vexler ZS, McQuillen PS, Ferriero DM. Erythropoietin improves functional and histological outcome in neonatal stroke. Pediatr Res. 2005 Jul; 58(1):106-11.
Miller SP, McQuillen PS, Vigneron DB, Glidden DV, Barkovich AJ, Ferriero DM, Hamrick SE, Azakie A, Karl TR. Preoperative brain injury in newborns with transposition of the great arteries. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 May; 77(5):1698-706.
McQuillen PS, Ferriero DM. Selective vulnerability in the developing central nervous system. Pediatr Neurol. 2004 Apr; 30(4):227-35.
McQuillen PS, Sheldon RA, Shatz CJ, Ferriero DM. Selective vulnerability of subplate neurons after early neonatal hypoxia-ischemia. J Neurosci. 2003 Apr 15; 23(8):3308-15.
McQuillen PS, DeFreitas MF, Zada G, Shatz CJ. A novel role for p75NTR in subplate growth cone complexity and visual thalamocortical innervation. J Neurosci. 2002 May 01; 22(9):3580-93.
DeFreitas MF, McQuillen PS, Shatz CJ. A novel p75NTR signaling pathway promotes survival, not death, of immunopurified neocortical subplate neurons. J Neurosci. 2001 Jul 15; 21(14):5121-9.
Lein ES, Finney EM, McQuillen PS, Shatz CJ. Subplate neuron ablation alters neurotrophin expression and ocular dominance column formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Nov 09; 96(23):13491-5.