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Michael Szatkowski, MD

Michael Szatkowski

Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

about me
about me
  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Office Locations

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

160 E. Erie Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19134

Phone: 215-427-5000

Selected Publications

Artificial selection for whole animal low intrinsic aerobic capacity co-segregates with hypoxia-induced cardiac pump failure.Palpant, N.J., Szatkowski, M.L., Wang, W., Townsend, D., Bedada, F.B., Koch, L.G., Britton, S.L., Metzger, J.M.; PLoS One. 2009-01-01.

Parvalbumin gene delivery improves diastolic function in the aged myocardium in vivo. Michele, D.E., Szatkowski, M.L., Albayya, F.P., Metzger, J.M.; Mol Ther. 2004 Aug.

Targeting diastolic dysfunction by genetic engineering of calcium handling proteins. Coutu, P., Hirsch, J.C., Szatkowski, M.L., Metzger, J.M.; Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2003 Feb.

Direct gene transfer to the adult rodent myocardium in vivo. Szatkowski, M.L., Westfall, M.V., Metzger, J.M.; Methods Mol Biol. 2003.

In vivo acceleration of heart relaxation performance by parvalbumin gene delivery.Szatkowski, M. L., Westfall, M. V., Gomez, C. A., Wahr, P. A., Michele, D. E., DelloRusso, C., Turner, I. I., Hong, K. E., Albayya, F. P., Metzger, J. M.; J Clin Invest. 2001 Jan.