Melissa J. Repine, BS

  • Clinical Research Coordinator

Melissa is a Phase 1 Clinical Research Coordinator in Pediatric Oncology. She received a Bachelor's degree in Biology from St. Francis University and has almost two decades of experience in research with the University of Pittsburgh.

Education & Training

  • BS, St. Francis University, 2001

Selected Publications

Schmidt KM, Repine MJ, Hicks SD, DeFranco DB, Callaway CW. Regional changes in glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor after cardiac arrest and hypothermia in rats.  Neuroscience Letters. 2004 Sep 23;368(2):135-9. 

Vosler PS, Logue ES, Repine MJ, Callaway CW. Delayed hypothermia preferentially increases expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor exon III in rat hippocampus after asphyxial cardiac arrest. Molecular Brain Research. 2005 Apr 27;135(1-2):21-9. Epub 2005 Jan 7. 

Logue ES, McMichael MJ, Callaway CW. Comparison of the effects of hypothermia at 33 degrees C or 35 degrees C after cardiac arrest in rats. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 Apr;14(4):293-300. Epub 2007 Feb 12. 

Callaway CW, Rittenberger JC, Logue ES, McMichael MJ. Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest does not Alter Cytokine Release. Academic Emergency Medicine 05/2007; 14. DOI:10.1197/ j.aem.2007.03.717 

Callaway CW, Rittenberger JC, Logue ES, McMichael MJ. Hypothermia after cardiac arrest does not alter serum inflammatory markers. Critical Care Medicine. 2008 Sep;36(9):2607-12. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318184443b. 

Callaway CW, Ramos R, Logue ES, Betz AE, Wheeler M, Repine MJ. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor does not improve recovery after cardiac arrest in rats. Neuroscience Letters. 2008 Nov 7;445(1):103-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2008.08.019. Epub 2008 Aug 13. 

Callaway CW, Elmer J, Guyette FX, Molyneaux BJ, Anderson KB, Empey PE, Gerstel SJ, Holquist K, Repine MJ, Rittenberger JC. Dexmedetomidine Reduces Shivering during Mild Hypothermia in Waking Subjects. PLoS One. 2015 10(8):e0129709. 

Brienza AM, Sylvester R, Ryan CM, Repine M, Difiore S, Barone J, Callaway CW. Success Rates for Notification of Enrollment in Exception From Informed Consent Clinical Trials. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2016 Jul;23(7):772-5. Doi: 10.1111/acem.12969. Epub 2016 Jun 18. 

Koller AM, Rittenberger JC, Repine MJ, Morgan PW, Kristan J, Callaway CW, Post-Cardiac Arrest Service. Comparison of Three Cognitive Exams in Cardiac Arrest Survivors. Resuscitation. 2017 Jul;116:98-104. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.04.011. Epub 2017 May 13. 

Duffy KJ, Flickinger KL, Kristan JT, Repine MJ, Gianforcaro A, Hasley RB, Feroz S, Rupp JM, Al-Baghli J, Pacella ML, Suffoletto BP, Callaway CW. Quantitative sensory testing measures individual pain responses in emergency department patients. Journal of Pain Research. 2017 May 24;10:1241-1253. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S132485. eCollection 2017.