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Benjamin J Wilkins, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
5NW25 Main Floor
324 S. 3th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Email: wilkinsb@email.chop.edu

Education

B.S. (Biology), John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998
Ph.D. (Molecular and Developmental Biology), University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004
M.D. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2006

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), 2010
American Board of Pathology (Pediatric Pathology), 2011

Postgraduate Training

Intern, General Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, MO, 2006-2007
Resident, Anatomic Pathology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, MO, 2007-2010
Fellow, Pediatric Pathology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2013

Awards and Honors

Summa Cum Laude, John Carroll University, 1994-1998
Harry B. Neustein Award, Society for Pediatric Pathology, 2012
Lotte Strauss Prize, Society for Pediatric Pathology, 2014

Memberships and Professional Organizations

Society for Pediatric Pathology, 2010 - Present
Fred and Suzanne Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2014 - Present

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Selected Publications

Glutathione antioxidant pathway activity and reserve determine toxicity and specificity of the biliary toxin biliatresone in zebrafish.

Zhao Xiao, Lorent Kristin, Wilkins Benjamin J, Marchione Dylan M, Gillespie Kevin, Waisbourd-Zinman Orith, So Juhoon, Koo Kyung Ah, Shin Donghun, Porter John R, Wells Rebecca G, Blair Ian, Pack Michael, Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) 64(3): 894-907, 2016, PMID:27102575

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Preferential Secretion of Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin (TSLP) by Terminally Differentiated Esophageal Epithelial Cells:Relevance to Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Chandramouleeswaran PM, Shen D, Lee AJ, Benitez A, Dods K, Gambanga F, Wilkins BJ, Merves J, Noah Y, Toltzis S, Yearley JH, Spergel JM, Nakagawa H, Malefyt Rd, Muir AB, Wang ML., PLoS One 11(3): e0150968, 2016

Engineering the gut microbiota to treat hyperammonemia.

Shen TC, Albenberg L, Bittinger K, Chehoud C, Chen YY, Judge C, Wang L, Ni J, Sheng M, Lin A, Wilkins BJ, Buza A, Lewis J, Daikhin Y, Nissim I, Yudkoff M, Bushman F, Wu G., J Clin Invest 25(7): 2841-50, 2015, PMID:26098218

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Left knee pain and bilateral knee swelling in an adolescent.

Mistovich RJ, O'Toole PO, Chauvin NA, Wilkins BJ, Ganley TJ, Clin Orthop Relat Res 472(11): 3591-8, 2014, PMID:25163688

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Zebrafish models of human liver development and disease

Wilkins BJ, Pack M, Compr Physiol 3(3): 1213-30, 2013, PMID:23897685

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Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma.

Wilkins BJ., The Anatomic Pathology Electronic Case Series, Case #55; USCAP eAcademy, uscapeacademy.org, 2010

Classic Mesoblastic Nephroma.

Wilkins BJ., The Anatomic Pathology Electronic Case Series, Case #42; USCAP eAcademy, uscapeacademy.org, 2010