Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 A Learning Collaborative Approach Increases Specificity of Diagnosis of Acute Liver Failure in Pediatric PatientsClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  16:1801-1810.e3. 2018
2018 Health Related Quality of Life and Neurocognitive Outcomes in the First Year after Pediatric Acute Liver FailureJournal of Pediatrics.  196:129-138.e3. 2018
2018 Frailty in Children with Liver Disease: A Prospective Multicenter StudyJournal of Pediatrics.  194:109-115.e4. 2018
2016 Outcomes of children with and without hepatic encephalopathy from the pediatric acute liver failure study groupJournal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.  63:357-364. 2016
2014 Novel missense MTTP gene mutations causing abetalipoproteinemiaBiochimica et Biophysica Acta Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids.  1841:1548-1554. 2014
2013 Chronic acetaminophen exposure in pediatric acute liver failurePediatrics.  131. 2013
2012 Ron receptor-dependent gene regulation in a mouse model of endotoxin-induced acute liver failureHepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases International.  11:383-392. 2012
2011 Ron receptor regulates Kupffer cell-dependent cytokine production and hepatocyte survival following endotoxin exposure in miceHepatology.  53:1618-1628. 2011
2011 Chemoresistant hepatoblastoma in a patient with mosaic trisomy 18 treated with orthotopic liver transplantationMedical and Pediatric Oncology.  56:498-500. 2011
2009 Concurrent course of transient neonatal diabetes with cholestasis and paucity of interlobular bile ducts: A case reportPediatric and Developmental Pathology.  12:417-420. 2009
2008 Evaluation and Management of End-Stage Liver Disease in ChildrenGastroenterology.  134:1741-1751. 2008
2008 Is there a "NAC" to treating acute liver failure in children?Liver Transplantation and Surgery.  14:7-8. 2008
2008 Ron receptor tyrosine kinase-dependent hepatic neutrophil recruitment and survival benefit in a murine model of bacterial peritonitisCritical Care Medicine.  36:1585-1593. 2008
2007 Ron-receptor tyrosine kinase in tumorigenesis and metastasisFuture Oncology.  3:441-448. 2007
2007 Short-form Ron receptor is required for normal IFN-γ production in concanavalin A-induced acute liver injuryAJP - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.  292. 2007
2006 Mammary-specific Ron receptor overexpression induces highly metastatic mammary tumors associated with β-catenin activationCancer Research.  66:11967-11974. 2006
2005 Neonatal hemochromatosis: It's OK to say "NO" to antioxidant-chelator therapyLiver Transplantation and Surgery.  11:1323-1325. 2005
2002 Deletion of the Ron receptor tyrosine kinase domain in mice provides protection from endotoxin-induced acute liver failureHepatology.  36:1053-1060. 2002
1996 Genomic organization of the hamster phospholipase C-δ1 gene: Differential loss of separate alleles of the phospholipase C-δ1 gene in two fibroblast mutants lacking phospholipase C-δ1Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  224:382-390. 1996
1994 A Chinese hamster fibroblast mutant defective in thrombin-induced signaling has a low level of phospholipase C-β1Journal of Biological Chemistry.  269:21699-21708. 1994
1993 Characterization of a second hamster lung fibroblast mutant with defects in phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase CJournal of Biological Chemistry.  268:9416-9424. 1993


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2006 Neonatal Jaundice.  675-685. 2006

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis 1996
  • Primary Children's Hospital Medical Center, Internship 1997
  • Primary Children's Hospital Medical Center, Residency 1999
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2002
  • Full Name

  • Mike Leonis