EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Dickinson College , 1997 , Carlisle , PA

Medical School

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine , 2004 , Baltimore , MD

Internship

Pediatrics
  • Hasbro Children's Hospital , 2005 , Providence , RI

Residency

  • Hasbro Children's Hospital , 2007 , Providence , RI

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2008 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Research
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital , 2010 , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Selected Publications

  1. Zitomersky, NL, Coyne, M, Comstock, LE. "Longitudinal analysis of the abundance and maintenance of the Bacteroidales species in the human gut." , May 2011 Infect Immun.  Issue: 79(5) , Page: 2012-2020
  2. Zitomersky, NL, Verhave, M, Trenor III, CC. "Thrombosis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease A call for improved awareness and prevention." , Jan 2011 Inflammatory Bowel Diseases  Issue: 17(1) , Page: 458-470
  3. Characterization of adherent bacteroidales from intestinal biopsies of children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Zitomersky NL, Atkinson BJ, Franklin SW, Mitchell PD, Snapper SB, Comstock LE, Bousvaros A. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 11;8(6):e63686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063686. Print 2013.
  4. Risk factors, morbidity, and treatment of thrombosis in children and young adults with active inflammatory bowel disease. Zitomersky NL, Levine AE, Atkinson BJ, Harney KM, Verhave M, Bousvaros A, Lightdale JR, Trenor CC 3rd. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Sep;57(3):343-7. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31829ce5cd.

PUBLICATIONS

Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles

  1. Chi LY, Zitomersky NL, Liu E, Tollefson S, Bender-Stern J, Naik S, Snapper S, Bousvaros A. The Impact of Combination Therapy on Infliximab Levels and Antibodies in Children and Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 05 18; 24(6):1344-1351. View abstract
  2. Zitomersky NL, Demers M, Martinod K, Gallant M, Cifuni SM, Biswas A, Snapper S, Wagner DD. ADAMTS13 Deficiency Worsens Colitis and Exogenous ADAMTS13 Administration Decreases Colitis Severity in Mice. TH Open. 2017 Jun; 1(1):e11-e23. View abstract
  3. Felton D, Zitomersky N, Manzi S, Lightdale JR. 13-year-old girl with recurrent, episodic, persistent vomiting: out of the pot and into the fire. Pediatrics. 2015 Apr; 135(4):e1060-3. View abstract
  4. Zitomersky NL, Atkinson BJ, Fournier K, Mitchell PD, Stern JB, Butler MC, Ashworth L, Hauenstein S, Heiner L, Chuang E, Singh S, Bousvaros A. Antibodies to infliximab are associated with lower infliximab levels and increased likelihood of surgery in pediatric IBD. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Feb; 21(2):307-14. View abstract
  5. Martinod K, Fuchs TA, Zitomersky NL, Wong SL, Demers M, Gallant M, Wang Y, Wagner DD. PAD4-deficiency does not affect bacteremia in polymicrobial sepsis and ameliorates endotoxemic shock. Blood. 2015 Mar 19; 125(12):1948-56. View abstract
  6. Coyne MJ, Zitomersky NL, McGuire AM, Earl AM, Comstock LE. Evidence of extensive DNA transfer between bacteroidales species within the human gut. MBio. 2014 Jun 17; 5(3):e01305-14. View abstract
  7. Zitomersky NL, Trenor CC. Authors' response. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jun; 58(6):e58. View abstract
  8. Zitomersky NL, Levine AE, Atkinson BJ, Harney KM, Verhave M, Bousvaros A, Lightdale JR, Trenor CC. Risk factors, morbidity, and treatment of thrombosis in children and young adults with active inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Sep; 57(3):343-7. View abstract
  9. Zitomersky NL, Atkinson BJ, Franklin SW, Mitchell PD, Snapper SB, Comstock LE, Bousvaros A. Characterization of adherent bacteroidales from intestinal biopsies of children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e63686. View abstract
  10. O'Neill A, Shah N, Zitomersky N, Ladanyi M, Shukla N, Uren A, Loeb D, Toretsky J. Insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor as a therapeutic target in ewing sarcoma: lack of consistent upregulation or recurrent mutation and a review of the clinical trial literature. Sarcoma. 2013; 2013:450478. View abstract
  11. Zitomersky NL, Coyne MJ, Comstock LE. Longitudinal analysis of the prevalence, maintenance, and IgA response to species of the order Bacteroidales in the human gut. Infect Immun. 2011 May; 79(5):2012-20. View abstract
  12. Zitomersky NL, Verhave M, Trenor CC. Thrombosis and inflammatory bowel disease: a call for improved awareness and prevention. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011 Jan; 17(1):458-70. View abstract
  13. Toretsky JA, Zitomersky NL, Eskenazi AE, Voigt RW, Strauch ED, Sun CC, Huber R, Meltzer SJ, Schlessinger D. Glypican-3 expression in Wilms tumor and hepatoblastoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2001 Nov; 23(8):496-9. View abstract
  14. VanCott TC, Mascola JR, Loomis-Price LD, Sinangil F, Zitomersky N, McNeil J, Robb ML, Birx DL, Barnett S. Cross-subtype neutralizing antibodies induced in baboons by a subtype E gp120 immunogen based on an R5 primary human immunodeficiency virus type 1 envelope. J Virol. 1999 Jun; 73(6):4640-50. View abstract