Liza Konnikova, M.D., Ph.D.

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Research Interests

I’m focused on understanding the development of mucosal immunity and how alterations in this process might lead to necrotizing enterocolits.

Current Projects

1. Development of mucosal immunity in the GI tract and alterations in this process in necrotizing enterocolitis 2. Influence of the microbiome on the development of mucosal immunity and how this process is altered in necrotizing enterocolitis 3. Metabelomics of Human Milk and its effects on sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis

Recent Publications

Michael A. Silverman*, Liza Konnikova*, and Jeffrey S. Gerber. Impact of antibiotics on necrotizing enterocolitis and antibiotics-associated diarrhea. Gastorenterology Clinics of North America. In Press. *=equal first authors

Konnikova Y, Zaman MM, Makda M, D’Onofrio D, Freedman SD, Martin CR. Late Enteral Feedings Are Associated with Intestinal Inflammation and Adverse Neonatal Outcomes. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 14;10(7):e0132924. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132924. PMID: 26172126




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