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Christopher R. Erwin, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Medical School

Ph.D., Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1978-1983

Selected Publications

McDuffie LA, Bucher BT, Erwin CR, Wakeman D, White FV, Warner BW. Intestinal adaptation after small bowel resection in human infants. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun;46(6):1045-51.

Bucher BT, McDuffie LA, Shaikh N, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Hamvas A, White FV, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Bacterial DNA content in the intestinal wall from infants with necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun;46(6):1029-33.

Wakeman D, Longshore SW, McMellen ME, Santos JA, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Extent of small bowel resection does not influence the magnitude of intestinal adaptation in the mouse. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45(6):1274-9.

McMellen ME, Wakeman D, Erwin CR, Guo J, Warner BW. Epidermal growth factor receptor signaling modulates chemokine (CXC) ligand 5 expression and is associated with villus angiogenesis after small bowel resection. Surgery. 2010 Aug;148(2):364-70.

Martin CA, Perrone EE, Longshore SW, Toste P, Bitter K, Nair R, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Intestinal resection induces angiogenesis within adapting intestinal villi. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun;44(6):1077-82; discussion 1083.

Longshore SW, Nair R, Perrone EE, Erwin CR, Guo J, Warner BW. p21(waf1/cip1) deficiency does not perturb the intestinal crypt stem cell population after massive small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun;44(6):1065-71; discussion 1071.

Taylor JA, Martin CA, Nair R, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Lessons learned: optimization of a murine small bowel resection model. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jun;43(6):1018-24.

Martin CA, Bernabe KQ, Taylor JA, Nair R, Paul RJ, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Resection-induced intestinal adaptation and the role of enteric smooth muscle. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jun;43(6):1011-7.

Tantemsapya N, Meinzner-Derr J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Body composition and metabolic changes associated with massive intestinal resection in mice. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jan;43(1):14-9.

Warner BB, Ryan AL, Seeger K, Leonard AC, Erwin C, Warner BW. Ontogeny of salivary epidermal growth factor and necrotizing enterocolitis. Journal of Pediatrics. 2007;150(4):358-363.

Warner BW, Erwin CR. Critical roles for EGF receptor signaling during resection-induced intestinal adaptation. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2006;43 Suppl 1:S68-S73.

Stehr W, Bernal NP, Erwin CR, Bernabe KQ, Guo J, Warner BW. Roles for p21waf1/cip1 and p27kip1 during the adaptation response to massive intestinal resection. American Journal of Physiology (Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology). 2006;290(5):G933-G941.

Bernal NP, Stehr W, Coyle R, Erwin CR, Warner BW. EGF receptor signaling regulates BAX and Bcl-W expression and apoptotic responses during intestinal adaptation in mice. Gastroenterology. 2006;130(2):412-423.

Bernal NP, Stehr W, Profitt P, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Combined pharmacotherapy that increases proliferation and decreases apoptosis optimally enhances intestinal adaptation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2006;41(4):719-724.

Stehr W, Bernabe KQ, Bernal NP, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Absent STAT1 expression perturbs adaptation and apoptosis after massive intestinal resection. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2006;41(4):713-718.

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