Matthew D. Durbin

Matthew D. Durbin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Dr. Durbin is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine.  He received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and did his medical training at Wright State University. After medical school, Dr. Durbin completed a residency in pediatrics at the Loyola University Chicago and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.  He is an attending neonatologist providing clinical service in the ICU and CVICU at the Riley Hospital for Children, Eskenazi Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.  He is also a basic scientist at the Wells Center for Pediatric Research, focusing on the genomics and developmental defects leading to congenital heart disease


Key Publications

1)  Denver D, Feinberg S, Steding C, Durbin M, and  Lynch, M.  The relative roles of three DNA repair pathways in preventing Caenorhabditis elegans mutation accumulation. Genetics 174.1 (2006): 57-65.


 2)  Michail S, Durbin M, Turner D, Griffiths A, Mack D, Hyams J, Leleiko N, Kenche H, Stolfi A, Wine E. Alterations in the gut microbiome of children with severe ulcerative colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 18.10 (2012): 1799-1808.


 3)  Durbin, M. D., Cadar, A. G., Williams, C. H., Guo, Y., Bichell, D. P., Su, Y. R., & Hong, C. C. (2017). Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Sequencing Reveals a Novel NOTCH1 Mutation in a Family with Single Ventricle Defects. Pediatric Cardiology, 1-9.


4)  Cadar, A. G.*, Feaster, T. K.*, Durbin, M. D.*, & Hong, C. C. (2017). Production of Single Contracting Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes: Matrigel Mattress Technique. Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology, 4A-14.  *Authors contributed equally to publication.


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