Marilyn B. Escobedo

Contact Information:
Marilyn B. Escobedo


Escobedo, Marilyn B. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Peds - Neonatology -CMRI Reba McEntire Chair, Section Chief

Center of:


Washington University, St. Louis, MO   MD   1970
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University     1972
Fellowship: St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University     1973
Fellowship: Vanderbilt Medical Center     1976

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Dr. Escobedo is best known for her research in respiratory care, particularly for the development of a premature baboon bronchopulmonary dysplasia model, a research resource which has produced a wealth of knowledge on both prevention and treatment. She is involved in a number of clinical studies currently. Dr Escobedo continues to find her greatest satisfaction at the bedside, taking care of patients and teaching. She served on the Initial Planning Committee for NeoPrep and has been integrally involved in every subsequent course.


OU Children's Physicians - Department of Pediatrics

Research Projects:

Phase 2B/3, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Pagibaximab Injection in Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) Neonates for the Prevention of Staphylococcal Sepsis. Biosynexus Inc.
NICHD 1R21HD061678-01A1, ¿Early Locomotion for Children with or at Risk for Cerebral Palsy¿
NIH NEI 1 U10 EY017010, Telemedicine Approaches to Evaluating Acute Phase ROP -- eROP A Multicenter Grant Graham Quinn Children¿s¿ Hospital of Philadelphia
¿The Neonatal Microbiome and Necrotizing Enterocolitis¿ UH2/UH3 Multicenter NIH grant

Selected Publications:

Report of an International Conference on the Medical and Ethical Management of the Neonate at the Edge of Viability: A Review of Approaches from Five Countries
2011    Calibri (Body)
HEC Forum
A Randomized Study of a Monoclonal Antibody (Pagibaximab) to Prevent Staphylococcal Sepsis in Premature Infants
2011    Weisman, L; Thackray, H; Steinhorn, R; Walsh, W; Lassiter, H; Dhanireddy, R; Brozinski, B; Palmer, K; Trautman, M; Escobedo, M; Meissner, C; Sasidharan, P; Fretz, J; Kokai-Kun, J; Kramer, W; Fischer, G; Mond, J.
Thermal Defense of Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns During Resuscitation: Exothermic Mattresses vs. Polyethylene Wrap
2011    Simon P, Dannaway D, Krous L, Wlodaver A, Burks B, Thi C, Milam J, Escobedo M
J Perinatol
Part 11, Neonatal Resuscitation, Personnel Needs at Elective Caesarean Sections: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations
2010    Escobedo, M, Neonatal Resuscitation Chapter Collaborators
Part 11, In newborn preterm infants in the delivery room under radiant heaters, what are the preferred methods of decreasing heat loss (room temperature, wrapping, warming mattresses, compared to infants receiving standard traditional management to achieve optimal temperatures and does a combination of treatments cause hyperthermia?: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation an
   Escobedo, M, Watkinson, M.; Neonatal Resuscitation Chapter Collaborators