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Benjamin T. Kopp, MD

Benjamin T. Kopp, MD

Asthma Program
Physician Team

Center for Microbial Pathogenesis
Principal Investigator

Cystic Fibrosis
Physician Team

Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship
Faculty

Pulmonary Medicine
Physician Team

Contact Information

Pulmonary Medicine
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4766
FX: (614) 722-4755

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus

Biography

Benjamin T. Kopp, MD, is a member of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine and a principal investigator for the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis. He is also a member of the Cystic Fibrosis Team and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kopp received his undergraduate degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and went to medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kopp’s research interest involves therapies for cystic fibrosis including early disease mechanisms and improving clearance of chronic bacterial infections (b. cenocepacia).

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Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Translational cystic fibrosis research focused on the immunologic control of Burkholderia cenocepacia infection.


    Primarily interested in human macrophage control of these interactions.


    Investigating therapies to improve the macrophage clearance of B. cenocepacia to prevent exaggerated inflammation and poor patient outcomes.


    Biomarkers of inflammation in infants with CF.


    Co-morbid conditions that impact inflammation in CF (secondhand smoke, depression.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/11/2006

Residency

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

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2012

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Pulmonary Medicine

Specialty:

  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/30/2010

Publications

  • Hayes,Don; Naguib,Aymen; Kirkby,Stephen; Galantowicz,Mark; McConnell,Patrick,I; Baker,Peter,B; Kopp,Benjamin,T; Lloyd,Eric,A; Astor,Todd,L. 2014. Comprehensive evaluation of lung allograft function in infants after lung and heart-lung transplantation.  journal of heart and lung transplantation. Vol. 33, no. 5. (May): 507-513.
  • Hayes,Don; Baker,Peter,B; Kopp,Benjamin,T; Kirkby,Stephen; Galantowicz,Mark; McConnell,Patrick,I; Astor,Todd,L. 2013. Surveillance transbronchial biopsies in infant lung and heart-lung transplant recipients.  PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION. Vol. 17, no. 7. (November): 670-675.
  • Kopp,Benjamin,T; Kirkby,Stephen; Hayes,Don; Flanigan,Kevin,M. 2013. Diabetic myonecrosis in a cystic fibrosis patient.  Respiratory care. Vol. 58, no. 10. (October): e123-5.
  • Kopp,Benjamin,T; Hayes,Don; Ratkiewicz,Mia; Baron,Nancy; Splaingard,Mark. 2013. Light exposure and depression in hospitalized adult patients with cystic fibrosis.  JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS. Vol. 150, no. 2. (September): 585-589.
  • Hayes,Don; Daniels,Curt,J; Mansour,Heidi,M; Kopp,Benjamin,T; Yates,Andrew,R; McCoy,Karen,S; Patel,Alpa,V; Kirkby,Stephen. 2013. Right heart catheterization measuring central hemodynamics in cystic fibrosis during exercise.  Respiratory medicine. Vol. 107, no. 9. (September): 1365-1369.
  • Meadows,John,T; Kopp,Benjamin,T; Shook,Lori,A; Ballard,Hubert,O; Hayes,Don. 2013. Elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in preterm infants with pulmonary colonization with Ureaplasma.  JOURNAL OF THORACIC DISEASE. Vol. 5, no. 3. (June): 223-227.
  • Hayes D Jr, Ramanathan C, Kopp B. 2012. "BMPR2 missense mutation p.K230N and pulmonary arterial hypertension".  Pediatric Pulmonology 2012 Nov 8.. Vol. epub, no. November: eepub.
  • Kopp B, Rosen K, O'Donovan J, Sheikh S. 2012. "Cardiac fibroma, anomalous pulmonary venous course and persistent pneumonia in a patient with Gorlin syndrome".  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. epub, no. November: eepub.
  • KOPP,B,T; Baron,N; Splaingard,M. 2012. LIGHTING UP DEPRESSION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS.
  • Kopp,Benjamin,T; Abdulrahman,Basant,A; Khweek,Arwa,A; Kumar,Surender,B; Akhter,Anwari; Montione,Richard; Tazi,Mia,F; Caution,Kyle; McCoy,Karen; Amer,Amal,O. 2012. Exaggerated inflammatory responses mediated by Burkholderia cenocepacia in human macrophages derived from Cystic fibrosis patients.  BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 424, no. 2. (July): 221-227.
  • Abdulrahman,Basant,Ahmed; Abu Khweek,Arwa; Caution,Kyle; Akhter,Anwari; Tazi,Mia; Kopp,Benjamin; Amer,Amal. 2012. Autophagy Stimulation Manipulates Burkholderia cenocepacia Infection in a Cystic Fibrosis Mouse Model. In Experimental Biology Meeting 2012
  • Kopp,Benjamin,T; Wang,Wei; Chisolm,Deena,J; Kelleher,Kelly,J; McCoy,Karen,S. 2012. Inpatient Healthcare Trends Among Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients in the U.S.  PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY. Vol. 47, no. 3. (March): 245-251.
  • Abdulrahman,Basant,A; Abu Khweek,Arwa; Akhter,Anwari; Caution,Kyle; Kotrange,Sheetal; Abdelaziz,Dalia,HA; Newland,Christie; Rosales-Reyes,Roberto; Kopp,Benjamin; McCoy,Karen; Montione,Richard; Schlesinger,Larry,S; Gavrilin,Mikhail,A; Wewers,Mark,D; Valvano,Miguel,A; Amer,Amal,O. 2011. Autophagy stimulation by rapamycin suppresses lung inflammation and infection by Burkholderia cenocepacia in a model of cystic fibrosis.  AUTOPHAGY. Vol. 7, no. 11. (November): 1359-1370.
  • Kopp,Benjamin,T; Pastore,Matthew,T; Sturm,Amy,C; Holtzlander,Melissa,J; Westman,Judith,A. 2011. A Novel Exon Duplication of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator in a Patient Presenting With Adult-Onset Recurrent Pancreatitis.  PANCREAS. Vol. 40, no. 5. (July): 773-777.
  • Kotrange,Sheetal; Kopp,Benjamin; Akhter,Anwari; Abdelaziz,Dalia; Abu Khweek,Arwa; Caution,Kyle; Abdulrahman,Basant; Wewers,Mark,D; McCoy,Karen; Marsh,Clay; Loutet,Slade,A; Ortega,Ximena; Valvano,Miguel,A; Amer,Amal,O. 2011. Burkholderia cenocepacia O polysaccharide chain contributes to caspase-1-dependent IL-1 beta production in macrophages.  JOURNAL OF LEUKOCYTE BIOLOGY. Vol. 89, no. 3. (March): 481-488.
  • KOPP,B,T; AbdulRahman,B; McCoy,K,S; Amer,A,O. 2011. EXAGGERATED INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES IN HUMAN CYSTIC FIBROSIS MACROPHAGES DURING BURKHOLDERIA CENOCEPACIA INFECTION.
  • KOPP,B,T; Wang,W; Chisolm,D; Kelleher,K; McCoy,K. 2011. Inpatient Health Care Trends Among Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients In The U.S.
  • Kopp B, Kirkby S, Hayes D, Flanigan K. "Diabetic myonecrosis in cyscit fibrosis patient.".  Respiratory Care 2013 Jan 29.
  • Kopp B, Hayes D, Ratkiewicz M, Baron N, Splaingard M. "Light exposure and depression in hospitalized adults with cystic fibrosis.".  J Affective Disorders 2013.
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