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Rafael E. Hernandez, MD, PhD

Rafael E. Hernandez, MD, PhD

Infectious Disease, Pediatrics-Inpatient

On staff since July 2014

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington, Seattle
University of Washington, Seattle

Residency

Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Disease, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
First place, student poster competition Northwest Regional Developmental Biology Meeting 2006
Honorable mention student poster competition and student travel award Society for Developmental Biology 2004
Washington Research Foundation and ARCS Foundation Fellowship 2003 - 2005
Developmental Biology Training Grant, Competitive Placement 2002 - 2005

Publications

  • Cambier CJ, Takaki KK, Larson RP, Hernandez RE, Tobin DM, Urdahl KB, Cosma CL, Ramakrishnan L
    Mycobacteria manipulate macrophage recruitment through coordinated use of membrane lipids.
    24336213 Nature , 2014 Jan. : 505(7482)218-22 PMCID: PMC3961847
  • Feng L | Hernandez RE | Waxman JS | Yelon D | Moens CB
    Dhrs3a regulates retinoic acid biosynthesis through a feedback inhibition mechanism.
    PMC2858591 Developmental biology , 2010 Feb. 1 - 2010 Feb. 1 : 338(1)1-14
  • Hernandez RE, Putzke AP, Myers JP, Margaretha L, Moens CB
    Cyp26 enzymes generate the retinoic acid response pattern necessary for hindbrain development.
    17164423 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2007 Jan. : 134(1)177-87 PMCID: PMC1765950
  • Hernandez RE, Rikhof HA, Bachmann R, Moens CB
    vhnf1 integrates global RA patterning and local FGF signals to direct posterior hindbrain development in zebrafish.
    15342476 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2004 Sept. : 131(18)4511-20
  • Waskiewicz AJ, Rikhof HA, Hernandez RE, Moens CB
    Zebrafish Meis functions to stabilize Pbx proteins and regulate hindbrain patterning
    11684652 Development , 2001 : 128(21)4139-4151
  • Ikegami M | Wada K | Emerson GA | Rebello CM | Hernandez RE | Jobe AH
    Effects of ventilation style on surfactant metabolism and treatment response in preterm lambs.
    American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine , 1998 Feb. - 1998 Feb. : 157(2)638-44
  • Rebello CM | Ikegami M | Hernandez RE | Jobe AH
    Surfactant protein-B and lung function in surfactant-treated preterm lambs.
    Biology of the neonate , 1997 - 1997 : 71(5)327-36

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
A zebrafish model for the role of IL-1 signaling in control of mycobacterial infections NIAID/IDSA Infectious Diseases Research Careers Meeting Bethesda, MD 2013
The role of IL1 signals and Myd88 in response to mycobacterial infections St Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference Memphis, TN 2013
Topics in Pediatric Tuberculosis House-staff noon teaching conference. Seattle Childrens Hospital 2012 - 2013
Case presentation: Wound botulism after a childhood scuffle Greater Seattle Microbiology Grand Rounds. Washington State Public Health Laboratory 2012
Senior Resident Case Presentation: All I want is a sore throat, a case and review of invasive group A Streptococcal infections Seattle Children's Hospital 2011
An expression based screen to identify targets of retinoic acid signaling during zebrafish embryogenesis Northwest Developmental Biology Conference Friday Harbor, WA 2006
Retinoic acid establishes posterior hindbrain fates through activation and indirect repression of rhombomere-specific genes 4th European Zebrafish Genetics and Development Meeting Dresden, Germany 2005
Retinoic acid establishes posterior hindbrain identities through a combination of activation and indirect repression of rhombomere specific genes Society for Developmental Biology Calgary, Canada 2004