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Matthew A. Hornick, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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Dr. Hornick is a fourth year General Surgery resident. He is interested in Pediatric Surgery, and is currently a research fellow in Dr. Alan Flake’s laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

2014 - present Postdoctoral Researcher
2011 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2006 - 2011 MD - Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
2002 - 2006 BA - University of California
Berkeley, California
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07/2014 – Present
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Fetal Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Alan Flake
Investigating applications of pumpless ECMO technology in the management of extreme prematurity and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
06/2009 – 05/2011
Yale University, Cardiac Surgery, New Haven, Connecticut
Investigator, Dr. John A. Elefteriades
Investigated the association between bovine arch and thoracic aortic disease.
06/2005 – 08/2005
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
Student Intern, Dr. Charles Query
Investigated the molecular mechanisms of pre-mRNA splicing.
06/2003 – 08/2003
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
Research Intern, Dr. Shlomo Shinnar
Collected and analyzed date for a study assessing the efficacy of an at-home medication used to treat prolonged or repetitive seizures in children.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts
  1. O’Dell C, Shinnar S, Ballaban-Gil KR, Hornick M, Sigalova M, Kang H, Moshé SL. Rectal diazepam gel in the home management of seizures in children. Pediatric Neurology 33:166-72, 2005.
  2. Hornick M, Moomiaie R, Mojibian H, Ziganshin B, Almuwaqqat Z, Lee ES, Rizzo J, Tranquilli M, Elefteriades JA. ‘Bovine’ aortic arch – a marker for thoracic aortic disease. Cardiology 123(2):116-24, 2012.
Poster Presentations
  1. Hornick, M., Xu, Y., Query, C. (2005, August). How do mutations in U6 snRNA affect catalysis of pre-mRNA splicing? Poster presented at: Summer Undergraduate Research Program Poster Symposium, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Bronx, NY.
  2. Moomiaie, R., Hornick, M., Mojibian, H., Tranquilli, M., Elefteriades, J. (2010, April). Bovine arch anomaly: An opportunity to screen for thoracic aortic aneurysm. Poster presented at: American Association for Thoracic Surgery Aortic Symposium; New York, NY.
Oral Presentations
  1. Hornick, M. (2010, March). "Bovine Arch and Thoracic Aortic Disease". Oral Presentation presented at: Seminars in Surgery, Yale School of Medicine; New Haven, CT.
  2. Hornick, M. (2010, April). "Surgical Experience in Zambia". Oral Presentation presented at: Grand Rounds, Yale Dept of Surgery; New Haven, CT.

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