Kathryn Sumpter, MD

Assistant Professor
Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Office: 126 LE BONHEUR FACULTY OFFICE BUILDING
49 N. DUNLAP STREET
MEMPHIS TN 38105
Tel: (901) 287-7425
ksumpter@uthsc.edu

Education

  • Board Cert., UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
  • Board Cert., UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, Pediatrics Residency
  • M.D., UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, Medicine

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

Type 1 diabetes, precocious puberty, general endocrinology

Research Keywords

Type 1 diabetes, immunomodulation of type 1 diabetes, psychosocial aspects of Type 1 diabetes care

Research Interest/Specialty

 Type 1 diabetes: therapeutics and prevention, psychosocial aspects of diabetes care

Publications

  1. Lockemer, HE, Sumpter, KM, Cope-Yokoyama, S, Garg, A. A novel paraneoplastic syndrome with acquired lipodystrophy and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy in an adolescent male with craniopharyngioma. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab, 31 (4), 479-483, 2018.
  2. White PC, Adhikari S, Grishman EK, Sumpter KM. A phase I study of anti-inflammatory therapy with rilonacept in adolescents and adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Pediatr Diabetes, 19 (4), 788-793, 2018.
  3. Sumpter, KM, Adhikari, S, Grishman, EK, White, PC. Preliminary studies related to anti-interleukin-1β therapy in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes, 12 (7), 656-67, 2011.