Karl C. Kuban, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
Child Neurology

MD, University of Miami




Karl Kuban brings depth and breadth in clinical care, research and teaching to his role as Chief of the Pediatric Neurology Division at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Kuban was resident training coordinator in Pediatric Neurology at both Children’s Hospital Boston, where he was on staff for 16 years, and at Tufts-New England Medical Center, where he was Associate Chief for 8 years. He has authored more than 70 original peer-reviewed publications, has created an interactive training CD/video for conducting a pediatric neurological examination, and has received awards for teaching and patient care.

Dr. Kuban completed his pediatrics training at Children’s Hospital Boston and his neurology training in the Longwood Area/Children’s Hospital Neurological Training Program. Dr. Kuban obtained a master’s degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health and he has had a broad range of research interests, including ones focused on neonatal neurology, cerebral palsy, childhood stroke, autism and brain injury related to congenital heart disease. He currently serves as co-principal investigator for a multi-center NIH study looking at biological markers in the bloods of babies born under 28 weeks gestation.

Director (Section) of Pediatrics>Child Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Child Neurology

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Neurology
VA Boston Healthcare System


1994-1995 Neurology Residency Program: Teacher of Year Award
1975 James Quillian Award for Excellence in Pediatrics



HEAL Study (High-dose Erythropoietin for Asphyxia and Encephalopathy)
09/30/2016 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
The Regents of the University of California NIH-NINDS
5U01NS092764-04

Placental Sexual Epigenetic Dimorphism and Brain Dysfunction After Preterm Birth
09/08/2017 - 05/31/2020 (PI)
University of North Carolina NIH-NICHD
5R01HD092374-03

Preterm Epo Neuroprotection Trial (PENUT Trial)
06/01/2013 - 05/31/2018 (PI)
UNIV OF WASHING NIH-NINDS

Neonatal Biomarkers in Extremely Preterm Babies Predict Childhood Brain Disorders
09/15/2011 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
NIH-NINDS
5U01 NS040069-09

Molecular Antecedents of Brain Damage in Premature Infants
07/15/2004 - 11/30/2007 (PI)
Children's Hospital NIH-NINDS


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  1. Venkatesh KK, Leviton A, Hecht JL, Joseph RM, Douglass LM, Frazier JA, Daniels JL, Fry RC, O'Shea TM, Kuban KCK. Histologic chorioamnionitis and risk of neurodevelopmental impairment at age 10 years among extremely preterm infants born before 28 weeks of gestation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Nov; 223(5):745.e1-745.e10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32387324
     
  2. Juul SE, Comstock BA, Wadhawan R, Mayock DE, Courtney SE, Robinson T, Ahmad KA, Bendel-Stenzel E, Baserga M, LaGamma EF, Downey LC, Rao R, Fahim N, Lampland A, Frantz Iii ID, Khan JY, Weiss M, Gilmore MM, Ohls RK, Srinivasan N, Perez JE, McKay V, Vu PT, Lowe J, Kuban K, O'Shea TM, Hartman AL, Heagerty PJ. A Randomized Trial of Erythropoietin for Neuroprotection in Preterm Infants. N Engl J Med. 2020 01 16; 382(3):233-243. PMID: 31940698
     
  3. Dvir Y, Frazier JA, Joseph RM, Mokrova I, Moore PS, O'Shea TM, Hooper SR, Santos HP, Kuban K. Psychiatric Symptoms: Prevalence, Co-occurrence, and Functioning Among Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns at Age 10 Years. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2019 12; 40(9):725-734.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31764608
     
  4. Tomlinson MS, Santos HP, Stewart JR, Joseph R, Leviton A, Onderdonk AB, Kuban KCK, Heeren T, O'Shea TM, Fry RC. Neurocognitive and social-communicative function of children born very preterm at 10 years of age: Associations with microorganisms recovered from the placenta parenchyma. J Perinatol. 2020 02; 40(2):306-315.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31624322
     
  5. Bangma JT, Kwiatkowski E, Psioda M, Santos HP, Hooper SR, Douglass L, Joseph RM, Frazier JA, Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM, Fry RC. Understanding positive child health. Pediatr Res. 2019 12; 86(6):690-691.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31521061
     
  6. Santos HP, Bhattacharya A, Martin EM, Addo K, Psioda M, Smeester L, Joseph RM, Hooper SR, Frazier JA, Kuban KC, O'Shea TM, Fry RC. Epigenome-wide DNA methylation in placentas from preterm infants: association with maternal socioeconomic status. Epigenetics. 2019 08; 14(8):751-765.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31062658
     
  7. Kuban KCK, Jara H, O'Shea TM, Heeren T, Joseph RM, Fichorova RN, Alshamrani K, Aakil A, Beaulieu F, Horn M, Douglass LM, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Rollins JV, Cochran D, Paneth N. Association of Circulating Proinflammatory and Anti-inflammatory Protein Biomarkers in Extremely Preterm Born Children with Subsequent Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Volumes and Cognitive Function at Age 10 Years. J Pediatr. 2019 07; 210:81-90.e3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31076229
     
  8. Bangma JT, Kwiatkowski E, Psioda M, Santos HP, Hooper SR, Douglass L, Joseph RM, Frazier JA, Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM, Fry RC. Early life antecedents of positive child health among 10-year-old children born extremely preterm. Pediatr Res. 2019 12; 86(6):758-765.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31005057
     
  9. Singh R, Douglass LM, O'Shea TM, Stafstrom CE, Allred EN, Engelke S, Shah B, Leviton A, Hereen TC, Kuban KCK. Antecedents of epilepsy and seizures among children born at extremely low gestational age. J Perinatol. 2019 06; 39(6):774-783.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30918341
     
  10. Leviton A, Allred EN, Dammann O, Joseph RM, Fichorova RN, O'Shea TM, Kuban KCK. Socioeconomic status and early blood concentrations of inflammation-related and neurotrophic proteins among extremely preterm newborns. PLoS One. 2019; 14(3):e0214154.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30913246
     
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