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Alexander Agthe M.D., FAAP

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: 29 S. Greene St., GS 110G
Phone: (410) 328-6003

Personal History:



1993: M.D., Freie University Berlin, Germany
1997:, Freie University Berlin, Germany
2008: Ph.D., Clinical Investigation, Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Residency and Fellowship

1993-1997: Resident, Pediatrics, Kinderklinik, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
1998-1999: Research Fellowship Neonatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
1999-2003: Fellow in Neonatology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
2003-2003: Resident, Pediatrics, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland


Academic Appointments

2005-present: Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Hospital for Children, Baltimore, Maryland

Research Interests:

Clinical Investigation, Research Design, Biostatistics Neonatal Drug Exposure, Prevention and Treatment of Pain in Neonates

Clinical Speciality:

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


A.C. Okogbule-Wonodi, G.W. Gross, C.C. Sun, A.G. Agthe, L. Xiao, K.B. Waites, R. Marie Viscardi. Necrotizing Enterocolitis is associated with Ureaplasma Colonization in Preterm Infants. Pediatr Res.:69 442-7, (2011)

H.G. Xie, Y.J. Cao, A.G. Agthe, E.B. Gauda, C.W. Hendrix, H. Lee Population Pharmacokinetics of Clonidine in Newborns with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Evidence That Renal Clearance Matures Rapidly during the Early Postnatal Period. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 502-511, (2011)

A.G. Agthe, G. R. Kim, K.B. Mathias, C.W. Hendrix, R.C. Valdez, L. Jansson, M. Yaster, T.R. Roark, E.B. Gauda Clonidine as an Adjunct Therapy to Opioids for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome:
A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics;123;e849-e856 (2009)

J.E. Fischer, S Harbarth, A.G. Agthe, A. Benn, S.A. Ringer, D.A. Goldmann, S. Fanconi Quantifying uncertainty: physicians' estimates of infection in critically ill neonates and children. Clin Infect Dis. 38(10):1391-3.(2004)

R. Garg, A.G. Agthe, P.K. Donohue, C.U. Lehmann Hyperglycemia and Retinopathy of Prematurity in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Journal of Perinatology 23(3):186-94 (2003)

S. Harbarth, A. Agthe, W. Eichelberger, J. Fischer, and C. Huskins Secular changes in Antibiotic Exposure in Neonatal Intensive Care, 1978 through 1998, Clin Infect Dis 31: (1) 297 Jul (2000)

B. Beyermann, A.G. Agthe, HP. Adams, K. Seeger, C. Linderkamp, G. Goetze, W-D. Ludwig, G. Henze, for the BFM relapse study group Clinical features and outcome of children with first marrow relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia expressing BCR-ABL fusion transcripts. BLOOD 87(4) 1532-1538 (1996)

W. Siegert, C. Nerl, A. Agthe, M. Engelhard, G. Brittinger, M. Tiemann, K. Lennert, and D. Huhn Angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy (aild) type t cell lymphoma: prognostic impact of clinical observations and laboratory findings at presentation. Annals Of Oncology. Sep 6, 659-664 (1995)

W. Siegert, A. Agthe, H. Griesser, R. Schwerdtfeger, G. Brittinger, M. Engelhard, R. Kuse, M. Tiemann, K. Lennert, D. Huhn A multicenter prospective trial a treatment of T-cell lymphoma of angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy (AILD)-Type with prednisone and/or COPBLAM/IMVP16 regimen. Ann. Int. Medicine 117, 364 - 370 (1992)