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Amanda E. Graf, MD

Amanda E. Graf, MD

Center for Perinatal Research
Principal Investigator

Physician Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4559
FX: (614) 722-4541

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus



  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Dr. Graf’s research focuses on increasing understanding of brain injury in preterm infants. Specifically, she is working to develop an animal model to investigate how changes in maternal health and inflammation affect the risk and degree of perinatal brain injury and the mechanisms of these injuries. The goal of her research is to develop new strategies to prevent and treat brain injury in preterm infants.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 06/11/2006


  • Hasbro Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009


  • Children's Hospital Colorado
    Date Completed: 09/07/2012


  • Pediatrics


  • Neonatology


  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 10/01/2012


  • Graf,Amanda,E; Haines,Krista,M; Pierson,Christopher,R; Bolon,Brad,N; Houston,Ronald,H; Velten,Markus; Heyob,Kathryn,M; Rogers,Lynette,K. 2014. Perinatal inflammation results in decreased oligodendrocyte numbers in adulthood.  LIFE SCIENCES. Vol. 94, no. 2. (January): 164-171.
  • Rogers,Lynette,K; Graf,Amanda,E; Bhatia,Anisha; Leonhart,Karen,L; Oza-Frank,Reena. 2013. Associations between Maternal and Infant Morbidities and sRAGE within the First Week of Life in Extremely Preterm Infants.  PLOS ONE. Vol. 8, no. 12. (December): ee82537.
  • Marean,Amber; Graf,Amanda; Zhang,Ying; Niswander,Lee. 2011. Folic acid supplementation can adversely affect murine neural tube closure and embryonic survival.  HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS. Vol. 20, no. 18. (September): 3678-3683.
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