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

  • Kimura D, Saravia J, Rovnaghi CR, Meduri GU, Schwingshackl A, Cormier SA, Anand KJ. Plasma Biomarker Analysis in Pediatric ARDS: Generating Future Framework from a Pilot Randomized Control Trial of Methylprednisolone: A Framework for Identifying Plasma Biomarkers Related to Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric ARDS. Front Pediatr. 2016 Mar 31;4:31. doi: 10.3389/fped.2016.00031. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27066464; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4815896.
  • Warren I, Hicks B, Kleberg A, Eliahoo J, Anand KJ, Hickson M. The validity and reliability of the EValuation of INtervention Scale: preliminary report. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Jun;105(6):618-22. doi: 10.1111/apa.13370. Epub 2016 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 26896153.
  • Dong C, Rovnaghi CR, Anand KJ. Ketamine exposure during embryogenesis inhibits cellular proliferation in rat fetal cortical neurogenic regions. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2016 May;60(5):579-87. doi: 10.1111/aas.12689. Epub 2016 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 26822861; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4821784.
  • Avila-Alvarez A, Carbajal R, Courtois E, Pertega-Diaz S, Anand KJ, Muñiz-Garcia J; Grupo español del proyecto Europain. [Clinical assessment of pain in Spanish Neonatal Intensive Care Units]. An Pediatr (Barc). 2015 Nov 6. pii: S1695-4033(15)00381-1. doi: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2015.09.019. [Epub ahead of print] Spanish. PubMed PMID: 26553356.
  • Schwingshackl A, Kimura D, Rovnaghi CR, Saravia JS, Cormier SA, Teng B, West AN, Meduri UG, Anand KJ. Regulation of inflammatory biomarkers by intravenous methylprednisolone in pediatric ARDS patients: Results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized pilot trial. Cytokine. 2016 Jan;77:63-71. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2015.10.007. Epub 2015 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 26545141; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4666843.
  • Zimmerman JJ, Anand KJ, Meert KL, Willson DF, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Carcillo JA, Berger J, Jenkins TL, Nicholson C, Dean JM; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network. Research as a Standard of Care in the PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan;17(1):e13-21. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000562. PubMed PMID: 26513203.

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