Dolores B. Njoku, MD, Anesthesiology, Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dolores B.BenedictaNjokuMD

Anesthesiology Baltimore, MD

Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Associate Professor of Pathology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFELLOWSHIP
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFELLOWSHIP
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Rainbow Babies - Child Hospital
    Rainbow Babies - Child HospitalCHIEF_RESIDENCY
  • Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
    Rainbow Babies & Children's HospitalINTERNSHIP
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    University of Mississippi School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of DallasOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1994 - 2021
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1991 - 1996
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 1990 - 1991
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatric Anesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best of Section Pulmonary, Immunity ACCM Research Day, Johns Hopkins, 2011
  • Best of Section, Liver/Transplantation International Anesthesia Research Society, 2011
  • William F. Rienhoff, Jr., M.D. Scholar Award 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • A prospective study of the incidence of drug-induced liver injury by the modern volatile anaesthetics sevoflurane and desflurane  
    Bishop B, Hannah N, Doyle A, Amico F, Hockey B, Moore D, Sood S, Gorelik A, Liew D, Njoku D and Nicoll A, Aliment Pharmacol Ther, 1/13/2019
  • In Drug-induced, Immune-Mediated Hepatitis, Interleukin-33 Reduces Hepatitis and improves Survival independently and as a consequence of Activity of FoxP3+T Cells  
    Cottagiri M, Nwandjo M, Stephens M, Mantilla JJ, Saito H, Mackay I, Rose NR and Njoku DB, Cell Mol Immunol, 1/20/2018
  • Detection of a novel epitope of CYP2E1 in drug-induced and viral hepatitis  
    McCarthy EK, Vakos A, Cottagiri M, Mantila JJ, Santhanam L, Thomas DL, Amzel LM, Rose NR and Njoku DB, mSphere, 1/1/2018
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • IL-10 modulates IL-33 and Treg responses in a mouse model of drug-hapten, immune-mediated hepatitis.
    Cottagiri M, Mallory B, Chen G, Thomas D, Mantila J, Rose N, Njoku D, Eur J Immunol; International Congress of Immunology, Melbourne, Australia, 1/1/2016
  • M ST2/IL-33 signaling worsens immune-mediated hepatitis from drug haptens.
    Njoku D, Goodman S, Cho J, Kim L, Haham, Front Immunol Conference; 15th International Congress of Immunology, 1/1/2013
  • Sex Bias in experimental immune-mediated drug-induced liver injury in BALB/c mice: roles for estrogen and estrogen receptor alpha
    Li Z and Njoku DB, IARS Best of Section Liver/Transplantation, Vancouver, Canada, 1/21/2011
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  • Malignant Hyperthermia: The Essentials 
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/9/2019
  • The Broad Impact of Robotic Surgery: The Importance of Anesthesiology Training 
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/9/2019
  • Sevoflurane and Desflurane Hepatotoxicity 
    Phoenix, AZ, 2018, 2019 - 1/9/2019
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  • Scientific Advisory Report: Role of IL-4 in Facilitating Translational Therapies for Drug-Induced Liver Injury. 
    Njoku D, Association of University Anesthesiologists Newsletter Spring
  • Pediatric Anesthesiologists Risk Halothane-Related Liver Injury 
    Njoku D, Science Daily
  • Anesthesiologists May be Exposed to Too Much Gas. 
    Njoku D, Anesthesiology News
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Authored Content

  • How the Virtual ASA Meeting Came TogetherOctober 2020
  • Recognizing the History of ASA and Making Our Future StrongerOctober 2019
  • Recognizing the History of ASA and Making Our Future StrongerOctober 2019

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