Taisa Jude Kohut, MD

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Taisa Jude Kohut, MD, is a fellow for the Liver Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Clinical Research Certificate Program, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatric Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

Kohut T, Barandiaran J, and Keating B. Genomics and Liver Transplantation: Genomic Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Acute Cellular Rejection. Liver Transpl. 2020;26(10):1337-1350. doi:10.1002/lt.25812

Kohut T and Panganiban J. Lifestyle Intervention as the Primary Treatment for Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Clin. Liver Dis. Accepted July 11, 2020: cld.1022. doi:10.1002/cld.1022

Kohut T, Wen J, Fishman C, Chang B, Barnes M, Shaked A, and Keating B. The Use of Cell-free microRNA for the Diagnosis of Allograft Rejection in Liver Transplant Recipients: Validation in Adults and Exploratory Efforts in a Novel Pediatric Cohort. (Submitted).

2019

Kohut T, Robbins J, and Panganiban J. Update on Childhood/Adolescent Obesity and its Sequela. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019;31(5):645-653. doi:10.1097/MOP.0000000000000786

Books

Book Chapters

2020

Kohut T, Robbins J, Prout E, Katz L, Brother J, Genuario K, and Panganiban J. (2020) Obesity in Children/Adolescents and Obesity-Related Comorbidities, in Obesity and Diabetes: Scientific Advances and Best Practice. (eds J. Faintuch and S. Faintuch), Springer, USA. (In Production).

2017

Kohut T and Orozco A. (2017) Dermatology, in The Johns Hopkins Hospital The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st ed. (eds H. Hughes and L. Kahl), Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA. ISBN 9780323473705

Posters and Presentations

2020

Kohut T, Chang B, Wen J, Shaked A, Keating B. The Use of Cell-free microRNA for the Diagnosis of Allograft Rejection in Liver Transplant Recipients Using Standard qRT-PCR and Novel Direct Detection Platforms. Abstract presented as a virtual poster presentation at the American Transplant Congress Virtual Annual Meeting. May 2020.

Kohut T, Shah A, Panasiti R, Russo P, and Panganiban J. Autoimmune Antibodies in Children with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Abstract accepted for a poster presentation at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, The Liver Meeting Digital Experience. November 2020.

Kohut T, Shah A, Panasiti R, Russo P, and Panganiban J. Evaluation of Histologic Patterns in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Abstract accepted for a poster presentation at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, The Liver Meeting Digital Experience. November 2020.

Kohut T and Panganiban J. Liraglutide as an Adjunct to Lifestyle Intervention in the Treatment of Overweight and Obese Adolescents with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Abstract accepted for a poster presentation at the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Virtual Annual Meeting. November 2020.

2019

Kohut T, Prout E, Panganiban J. The Use of Topiramate in Pediatric Obesity. Abstract presented as a poster presentation at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day. Philadelphia, PA. May 2019. Awarded Poster of Excellence in Patient-Centered Care Category.

Kohut T, Prout E, Panganiban J. The Use of Topiramate in Pediatric Obesity and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Abstract presented as a poster presentation at the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 2019.

Kohut T, Prout E, Panganiban J. The Use of Topiramate in Youth with Obesity. Abstract presented as a poster presentation at The Obesity Week Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. November 2019.

Kohut T, Chang B, Shaked A, Keating B. The Use of Cell-free microRNA for the Diagnosis of Allograft Rejection in Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients. Abstract presented as a poster of distinction at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 2019.

Kohut T, Chang B, Sayre P, DesMarias M, Barnes M, Keating B, and Shaked A. The Use of Cell-free microRNA for the Management of Immunosuppression Therapy in Adult Liver Transplant Recipients. Abstract presented as a poster of distinction at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. November 2019.

2018

Kohut T, Pandurangi S, Wilkins B, Lin H. Pediatric Post-transplant de novo Autoimmune Hepatitis. Abstract presented as a poster presentation at the Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. September 2018.

Kohut T, Lin H, Wilkins B, Serai S, Anupindi S, Panganiban J. Utilization of Topiramate as an Adjunct to Lifestyle Intervention for Weight-loss in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Abstract presented as a poster presentation at the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting. Hollywood, FL. October 2018. 

Awards and Honors

2020

6th World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Young Investigator Travel Award

2019

Komorav Competition Gastroenterology Fellow Research Award – 1st Place

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day, Poster of Excellence in Patient-Centered Research Category

Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation Travel Grant Award

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, The Liver Meeting, Two Posters of Distinction

Leadership and Memberships

2019-present, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

2019-present, Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation

2017-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

2014-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

2010-present, American Medical Association