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Dr. Muralidhar Premkumar

Muralidhar Premkumar, M.D., M.R.C.P.C.H.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics — Neonatology

Clinical Titles

  • Attending Neonatologist, Texas Children's Hospital

Professional History

  • MBBS, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India, 1996
  • DCH (Diploma in Child Health), Post-graduate Diploma in Pediatrics,
    LTM Medical College and LTM General Hospital, Mumbai, India, 1997-1999
  • Senior House Officer in Pediatrics in the United Kingdom, 2002-2004
  • Specialist Registrar in Pediatrics, Neonatology, London, UK, 2004-2007
  • Fellowship in Neonatal–Perinatal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 2007-2010

Academic Interests

  • Role of Nitric Oxide in the Pathogenesis of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Recent Publications

  1. Oosterloo BC, Premkumar M, Stoll B, Olutoye O, Thymann T, Sangild PT, Burrin DG. Dual purpose use of preterm piglets as a model of pediatric GI disease. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2014 Jun 15;159(3-4):156-65.
  2. Premkumar MH, Sule G, Nagamani SC, Chakkalakal S, Nordin A, Jain M, Ruan MZ, Bertin T, Dawson BC, Zhang J, Schady D, Bryan NS, Campeau PM, Erez A, Lee B. Argininosuccinate lyase in enterocytes protects from development of necrotizing enterocolitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Jun 5. pii: ajpgi.00403.2013. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Premkumar MH, Carter BA, Hawthorne KM, King K, Abrams SA. High Rates of Resolution of Cholestasis in Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Liver Disease with Fish Oil-Based Lipid Emulsion Monotherapy. J Pediatr. 2013 Apr;162(4):793-798.
  4. Nagamani SC, Campeau PM, Shchelochkov OA, Premkumar MH, Guse K, Brunetti-Pierri N, Chen Y, Sun Q, Tang Y, Palmer D, Reddy AK, Li L, Slesnick TC, Feig DI, Caudle S, Harrison D, Salviati L, Marini JC, Bryan NS, Erez A, Lee B. Nitric-oxide supplementation for treatment of long-term complications in argininosuccinic aciduria. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 May 4; 90(5):836-46.
  5. Erez A, Nagamani SC, Shchelochkov OA, Premkumar MH, Campeau PM, Chen Y, Garg HK, Li L, Mian A, Bertin TK, Black JO, Zeng H, Tang Y, Reddy AK, Summar M, O'Brien WE, Harrison DG, Mitch WE, Marini JC, Aschner JL, Bryan NS, Lee B. Requirement of argininosuccinate lyase for systemic nitric oxide production. Nat Med.2011 Nov 13;17(12):1619-26. doi:10.1038/nm.2544.