Kendra Leigh Francis, MD

Kendra Leigh Francis, MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

On staff since July 2022

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Early Investigator Catalyst Award Institute of Translational Health Services, University of Washington July 2022
    John Brunzell Award University of Washington Diabetes Institute June 2022
    NIH F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award National Institutes of Health (NIDDK) April 2022
    Fellow Research Award North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Nov. 2021
    NIH T32 National Research Service Award University of Washington Division of Gastroenterology July 2020 - April 2022
    Abraham B. Bergman Award University of Washington Pediatric Residency June 2019
  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Francis KL, Verma A, Pacheco MC, et al.
      Neurogenin-3 enteric endocrinopathy: a rare case of congenital diarrhea and diabetes mellitus.
      Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reports, 2022 : 3(1)173-5
    • Logsdon AF# and Francis KL#, Richardson NE, et al.
      Decoding matrix sulfation patterns in the Alzheimer’s disease brain
      Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2021 : 18942-954

    Book Chapters

    • Alonge KA, Francis KL, Richardson NE, and Schwartz MS
      Central control of glucose metabolism
      Textbook of Diabetes, 6th Edition

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Diabetic Hyperglycemia Impairs Intestinal Barrier Function in the Setting of Diet-Induced Obesity American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA June 2022
    Diabetic hyperglycemia exacerbates inflammatory bowel disease in mice with diet-induced obesity Digestive Disease Week San Diego, CA May 2022
    Diabetic hyperglycemia exacerbates inflammatory bowel disease in mice with diet-induced obesity Western Medical Research Conference Carmel, CA Jan. 2022
    Diabetic hyperglycemia exacerbates inflammatory bowel disease in mice with diet-induced obesity North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Annual Meeting Virtual meeting Dec. 2021
  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    Mechanisms underlying exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease by diabetes F32, NIH-NIDDK 2022 - 2024
    Extracellular matrix remodeling in inflammatory bowel disease: the role of the glycosaminoglycan sulfation code Early Investigator Catalyst Award, University of Washington Institute of Translational Health Services 2022 - 2023
    University of Washington Gastroenterology Training Grant T32, NIH-NIDDK 2020 - 2022

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Residency

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Fellowship

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA