Jennifer K Trittmann, MD, MPH

Jennifer Trittmann

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Jennifer K. Trittmann, MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Principal Investigator in the Center for Perinatal Research at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Trittmann’s research focuses on bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)-associated pulmonary hypertension (PH), a life-threatening neonatal disease characterized by progressive pulmonary vascular endothelial dysfunction and smooth muscle cell proliferation. Currently, there are no available predictive biomarkers or curative therapies for BPD-PH. Our labs at The Research Institute have discovered three potential biomarkers for BPD-PH: arginase-1 (ARG1), asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase-1 (DDAH1), that are differentially expressed in neonatal patients with BPD-PH versus BPD alone. Therefore, Dr. Trittmann aims to further develop ARG1, ADMA, and DDAH1 as clinical biomarkers for BPD-PH and to discover their mechanism of action as it relates to BPD-PH pathogenesis, in order to precisely target treatment to improve outcomes for neonatal patients with BPD-PH.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Member, NIH LRP Ambassador Program, 2017 - Present
  • Member, American Thoracic Society, 2016 - Present
  • Member, Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics, 2016 - Present
  • Member, Nitric Oxide Society, 2016 - Present
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research, 2016 - Present
  • Member, American Physiological Society, Respiratory Section, 2014 - Present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Section, 2008 - Present
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2005 - Present
  • Member, March of Dimes, 2005 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/30/2011

Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 09/28/2011
Graduate School The Ohio State University Date Completed: 06/12/2011
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Medical School The Ohio State University Date Completed: 06/12/2005
Professional Experience

2011 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Principal Investigator, Center for Perinatal Research at The Research Institute

2011 - Present The Ohio State University, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

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Center for Perinatal Research