Máire Abraham Conrad, MD, MS

Máire Abraham Conrad, MD, MS

Máire Conrad, MD, MS, is a gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory bowel disease, Very early onset inflammatory bowel disease
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MS in Human Nutrition - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Gastroenterologist

Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease
Very early onset inflammatory bowel disease
Microbiome

Publications

Papers

2016

Conrad MA, Stein RE, Maxwell EC, Albenberg L, Baldassano RN, Dawany N, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Piccoli DA, Kelsen JR. Vedolizumab Therapy in Severe Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Conrad M, Cui J, Lin HC. Sertraline associated cholestasis and ductopenia consistent with vanishing bile duct syndrome.  Journal of Pediatrics, 2016; 169:313-5.

2014

Luo M, Conrad M, Lin HC. Genetics of pediatric hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma and their clinical application. American Journal of Digestive Diseases, 2014; 1(2):97-111.

Abstracts

2016

Kelsen, JR, Dawany N, Conrad MA, Martinez A, Artis D, Sonnenberg GF, Mamula P, Piccoli DA, Baldassano RN, Sullivan KE, Devoto M: SU1851 Transcriptome Analysis Elucidates the Relevance of WES-Identified Variants in Patients with VEO-IBD. Gastroenterology 150(4): S570, April 2016.

Kelsen J, Dawany N, Conrad M, Martinez A, Mamula P, Piccoli D, Artis D, Sonnenberg G, Baldassano R, Sullivan K, Devoto M: O-003 Understanding the Relevance of Whole Exome Sequencing Identified Variants in Patients with Very Early-Onset-IBD. Inflamm Bowel Dis 22 Suppl 1: S1-2, Mar 2016.

Carreon CK, Conrad MA, Kelsen J, Russo P. Histologic features of very early onset compared with older onset inflammatory bowel disease. Society for Pediatric Pathology Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, March 2016.  Winner of Gordon F. Vawter Pathologist in Training Award

2015

Conrad M, Dawany N, Sullivan K, Devoto M, Kelsen J.  Identification of a homozygous mutation in the ZBTB24 gene in a patient with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Clinical and Research Conference Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Orlando, FL, December 2015.

Conrad M, Albenberg L, Baldassano R, Dawany N, Mamula P, Mattei P, Maxwell EC, Kelsen JR.  Post-operative recurrence in pediatric Crohn disease. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2015.

Maxwell EC, Albenberg L, Baldassano R, Conrad M, Dawany N, Mamula P, Mattei P, Kelsen JR.  Diverting ileostomy for the treatment of severe refractory pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2015

Stein RE, Conrad M, Maxwell EC, Albenberg L, Baldassano R, Dawany N, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Piccoli D, Kelsen JR. Vedolizumab therapy in severe pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.  North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2015

2014

Conrad M, Kelsen JR, Lin HC, Piccoli DA.  Severe colonic stricture in immunosuppressed patient with chronic Cytomegalovirus colitis.  Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Clinical and Research Conference Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Orlando, FL, December 2014.

Conrad M, Cui J, Lin H.  Cholestasis and ductopenia caused by sertraline in adolescent male.  North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 2014.

Books

Chapters

Liacouras C, Wendel D, Jump C, Conrad M, Hoffman N, Maxwell E, Muir A, Waisbourd-Zinman O. Gastroenterology in Polin and Ditmar (2016) Pediatric Secrets, 6th Edition, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

Posters and Presentations

2016

Kelsen J, Dawany N, Conrad M, Piccoli D, Giraudo C, Behrens E, Sullivan K, Devoto M: The Role of the Hyperinflammatory Pathway in Very Early-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Poster Presentation. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Meeting, Montreal, Canada October 2016.

Conrad M, Darwany N, Bittinger K, Baldassano R, Piccoli D, Bushman F, Devoto M, Kelsen J: Characterization of the Intestinal Microbiome of Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Poster Presentation. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Meeting, Montreal, Canada October 2016.

Conrad M, Dawany N, Bittinger K, Baldassano RN, Piccoli DA, Bushman FD, Devoto M, Kelsen JR.  Characterization of the intestinal microbiome in very early onset inflammatory bowel disease [oral abstract presentation]. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA, May 2016.

2014

Conrad M, Stein R, Maxwell EC, Albenberg L, Baldassano R, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Piccoli D, Kelsen JR. The use of vedolizumab for treatment of severe pediatric inflammatory bowel disease [oral abstract presentation]. Digestive Disease Week, Washington, DC, May 2015.

Invited Lectures

2016

"Characterization of the Intestinal Microbiome in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease," Conrad MA, Dawany N, Bittinger K, Baldassano RN, Piccoli D, Bushman FD, Devoto M, Kelsen JR.  Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

2015

"The use of vedolizumab for treatment of severe pediatric inflammatory bowel disease," Conrad M, Stein R, Maxwell EC, Albenberg L, Baldassano R, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Piccoli D, Kelsen JR.   Digestive Disease Week, Washington, DC, May 2015.

Awards and Honors

Cum Laude, The College of New Jersey
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Drexel University College of Medicine
Salix Pharmaceuticals Fellowship2Leadership GI Fellows’ Travel Grant
NASPGHAN Young Investigator Travel Grant
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Entrepreneurial Science Scholar

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2013-current, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
2013-current, American Gastroenterological Association
2013-current, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America