Mary
 
Catherine
 
Harris
M.D.
Email: 
harrism@email.chop.edu
Address: 
CHOP 34th & CIVIC CENTER 4399
215-590-2454
Affiliations
Expertise

Dr. Harris is studying newborn infection and immunity, specifically the use of PCR and cytokines in the diagnosis of neonatal diseases.

Appointments
Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2006– present)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1982 – 1985)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1985 – 1990)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1990 – 2006)
Education
M.D., Dartmouth Medical School (1976)
B.A., Vassar College (1972)
Selected Publications
Srinivasan Lakshmi, Shah Samir S, Abbasi Soraya, Padula Michael A, Harris Mary C. Traumatic Lumbar Punctures in Infants Hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2013 Apr.
Blaschke Anne J, Byington Carrie L, Ampofo Krow, Pavia Andrew T, Heyrend Caroline, Rankin Shelley C, McGowan Karin L, Harris Mary C, Shah Samir S. Species-specific PCR improves detection of bacterial pathogens in parapneumonic empyema compared with 16S PCR and culture.. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. Vol 32(3) . 2013 Mar:302-3.
Kalish JM, Conlin LA, Bhatti TR, Dubbs HA, Harris MC, Kosuke I, Sogol MM, et al. Clinical Features of Three Girls with Mosaic Genome-wide Paternal Uniparental Isodisomy. Amer Jour Medical Genetics. 2013.
Cohen A M, Cook N, Harris M C, Ying G-S, Binenbaum G. The pain response to mydriatic eyedrops in preterm infants.. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 2012 Dec.
Srinivasan Lakshmi, Pisapia Jared M, Shah Samir S, Halpern Casey H, Harris Mary C. Can broad-range 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid gene polymerase chain reactions improve the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis? A systematic review and meta-analysis.. Annals of emergency medicine. Vol 60(5) . 2012 Nov:609-620.e2.
Srinivasan Lakshmi, Shah Samir S, Padula Michael A, Abbasi Soraya, McGowan Karin L, Harris Mary C. Cerebrospinal fluid reference ranges in term and preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.. The Journal of pediatrics. Vol 161(4) . 2012 Oct:729-34.
Srinivasan L, Shah SS, Abbasi S, Madhusudan L, Padula MA, Harris MC. Traumatic Lumbar Punctures in Infants Hospitalized in the NICU.. Pediatr Res. 2012.
Srinivasan L, Harris MC. New technologies for the rapid diagnosis of neonatal sepsis.. Curr Opin Pediatr. Vol 24(2) . 2012:165-171.
Cohen A, Cook N, Harris MC, Ying G, Binenbaum G.. The Pain Response to Mydriatic Eye Drops in Preterm Infants.. Midatlantic Conference on Perinatal Research. 2012.
Srinivasan L, Shah SS, Abbasi S, Madhusudan L, Padula MA, Harris MC. Bacterial Meningitis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): A Prospective Observational Study.. Pediatr Res. 2012.