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Search Program Faculty/Research

Donald C. McCurnin, M.D.



Dr. Donald McCurnin, M.D. is board certified in pediatrics, neonatal-perinatal medicine, and pediatric cardiology. He has special expertise in lung diseases.

Selected Publications

McGill-Vargas, McCurnin D, Seidner S, Nathanielsz P, Blanco CL. Abnormal Aminoacid Profiles in Preterm Non‚ąíHuman Primates Receiving Parenteral Nutrition. 2013 May. (E-PAS2013:3830.476).

Blanco CL, Seidner SR, Gastaldelli A, Johnson M, McCurnin DC, Johnson-Pais TL, DeFronzo M, McGill L. Glucose Metabolism in Prematurity: Evidence of Hepatic Insulin Resistance and Molecular Developmental changes in Non-human Primates 2013 May. (Pediatric Research E-PAS2013:3829.475.).

Hodnick R, Jhaveri N, Waleh N, MConaghy S, Dagle J, Seidner SR, McCurnin DC, Murray J, Ohls R, Clyman R. Patent Ductus Arteriosus Risk Factors Are Associated with Alterations in Ductus Gene Expression 2010 May. (E-PAS 2010:2725.8).

Blanco CL, McGill-Vargas LL, Mccurin D, Quinn AR. Hyperglycemia Increases the Risk of Death in Extremely Preterm Baboons 2010 May. (E-PAS2010:4417.474.).

McCurnin DC, Chang, L.Y. PDA ligation and alveolar growth 2007. p. 8035.1. (ePAS; vol. 61).

McCurnin DC. Perinatal Cardiomyocyte Proliferation Contributes to Heart Growth in Premature Primates 2007. p. 5896.1. (ePAS; vol. 61).

McCurnin DC, McAdams, R.M.. Complications of Umbilical Artery Catheterization in the Immature Baboon 2007. (ePAS; vol. 61).

McCurnin DC, Yoder, B.A., Coalson JJ. Female prematures have better response to antenatal steroids than male prematures 2007. p. A94. (AJRCCM; vol. 175).

Yoder, B.A, Martin H, McCurnin DC. Effect of Ventilator on Lung Function Measurements in the NICU 2006. p. 485. (PAS; vol. 59).

McCurnin DC, Yoder, B.A., Coalson JJ, Shaul, Ph.W. Post-Natal Estradiol (E2) Improves Pulmonary Function in a Primate Model of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) 2006. p. 5166. (PAS; vol. 59).



M.D., Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1980

MSW, Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 1974

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1972



Phone: 210-567-5225

Research Profile

Graduate Students

Robert Gillette (M.S.)
Clinical Investigation