Kanwaljeet J.S. Anand, M.D., Ph.D.

Kanwaljeet J.S. Anand, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Pediatrics
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

LeBonheur Children's Medical Center
50 N. Dunlap St., Room 4624
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 287-6132
Email: Kanwaljeet J.S. Anand


  • M.D. Institution: University of Indore, India
  • Residency: Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Ph.D. Institution: University of Oxford, U.K.
  • Postdoctoral: Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Representative Publications

  • Slominski R, Rovnaghi CR, Anand KJ. Methodological Considerations for Hair Cortisol Measurements in Children. Ther Drug Monit. 2015 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25811341.
  • Anand KJ, Sepanski RJ, Giles K, Shah SH, Juarez PD. Pediatric intensive care unit mortality among latino children before and after a multilevel health care delivery intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Apr 1;169(4):383-90. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3789. PubMed PMID: 25706478.
  • Drago BB, Kimura D, Rovnaghi CR, Schwingshackl A, Rayburn M, Meduri GU, Anand KJ. Double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot randomized trial of methylprednisolone infusion in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar;16(3):e74-81. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000349. PubMed PMID: 25634565.
  • Hall RW, Anand KJ. Pain management in newborns. Clin Perinatol. 2014 Dec;41(4):895-924. doi: 10.1016/j.clp.2014.08.010. Epub 2014 Oct 7. PubMed PMID: 25459780; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4254489.
  • Dong C, Rovnaghi CR, Anand KJ. Ketamine affects the neurogenesis of rat fetal neural stem progenitor cells via the PI3K/Akt-p27 signaling pathway. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 2014 Oct;101(5):355-63. doi: 10.1002/bdrb.21119. Epub 2014 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 25231110; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4330101.
  • Jardine D, Emond M, Meert KL, Harrison R, Carcillo JA, Anand KJ, Berger J, Newth CJ, Willson DF, Nicholson C, Dean JM, Zimmerman JJ; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network. A single nucleotide polymorphism in the corticotropin receptor gene is associated with a blunted cortisol response during pediatric critical illness. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct;15(8):698-705. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000193. PubMed PMID: 25055195.

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