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R. Erik Edens

Clinical Professor,  Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 356 3977
Email: erik-edens@uiowa.edu
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Education

BS, St. Ambrose University
PhD, University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Iowa
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Iowa

Appointments

Primary: Pediatrics

Centers and Program Affiliations


Research Interests


MeSH Terms from Publications

Heparin, Heart Transplantation, Eosinophil Granule Proteins, Complement Activation, Cobra Venoms, Complement C3, Clonal Anergy, Humans, Surface Plasmon Resonance, Animals, Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors, Histocompatibility Testing, Peroxidases, Ribonucleases, Th1 Cells, HLA Antigens, Electrophoresis, Gel, Two-Dimensional, Graft Survival, Male, Graft Rejection, CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes, Complement Factor D, Complement Hemolytic Activity Assay, Eosinophil-Derived Neurotoxin, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

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Recent Publications


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  1. Mahle, W, Tresler, M, Edens, R, Rusconi, P, George, J, Naftel, D, Shaddy, R. Allosensitization and outcomes in pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 30(11):1221-7, 2011. [PubMed]
  2. Guleserian, K, Schechtman, K, Zheng, J, Edens, R, Jacobs, J, Mahle, W, Emerson, S, Naftel, D, Kirklin, J, Blume, E, Canter, C. Outcomes after listing for primary transplantation for infants with unoperated-on non-hypoplastic left heart syndrome congenital heart disease: a multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant 30(9):1023-32, 2011. [PubMed]
  3. Ng B, Dipchand A, Naftel D, Rusconi P, Boyle G, Zaoutis T, Edens RE. Outcomes of pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia infections in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation 15(8):844-848, 2011.    

  4. Johnson, C, Schmitz, M, McKamie, W, Edens, R, Imamura, M, Jaquiss, R. Orthotopic heart transplantation in a child with hereditary spherocytosis. Artif Organs 34(12):1154-6, 2010. [PubMed]
  5. Dagtas, A, Edens, R, Gilbert, K. Histone deacetylase inhibitor uses p21(Cip1) to maintain anergy in CD4+ T cells. Int Immunopharmacol 9(11):1289-97, 2009. [PubMed]
  6. Von Bergen, N, Lyon, J, Edens, R. Takotsubo-like cardiomyopathy in a 17-year-old male with a pheochromocytoma. Pediatr Cardiol 30(2):184-7, 2009. [PubMed]
  7. Wright, E, Fiser, W, Edens, R, Frazier, E, Morrow, W, Imamura, M, Jaquiss, R. Cardiac transplant outcomes in pediatric patients with pre-formed anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies and/or positive retrospective crossmatch. J Heart Lung Transplant 26(11):1163-9, 2007. [PubMed]
  8. Edens, R, Dagtas, S, Gilbert, K. Histone deacetylase inhibitors induce antigen specific anergy in lymphocytes: a comparative study. Int Immunopharmacol 6(11):1673-81, 2006. [PubMed]
  9. Yu, H, Muñoz, E, Edens, R, Linhardt, R. Kinetic studies on the interactions of heparin and complement proteins using surface plasmon resonance. Biochim Biophys Acta 1726(2):168-76, 2005. [PubMed]
  10. Muñoz, E, Yu, H, Hallock, J, Edens, R, Linhardt, R. Poly(ethylene glycol)-based biosensor chip to study heparin-protein interactions. Anal Biochem 343(1):176-8, 2005. [PubMed]