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Kathleen A. Neville, MD

  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Section Chief, Pharmacology & Toxicology


  • Pharmacology and Toxicology


  • Hematology/Oncology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-3654
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • University of Rochester, 1987
  • SUNY Health Science Center, 1995
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, 2005
  • UMKC Bloch School of Management, 2016

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • The Kreamer Award for Excellence in Pediatric Research, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Estepp JH., Melloni C., Thornburg CD., Wiczling P., Rogers Z., Rothman JA., Green NS., Liem R., Brandow AM., Crary SE., Howard TH., Morris MH., Lewandowski A., Garg U., Jusko WJ., Neville KA., BPCA Pediatric Trials Network Administrative Core Committee. Pharmacokinetics and Bioequivalence of a Liquid Formulation of Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia. J Clin Pharmacol 2016 Mar; 56(3):298-306.
  • Journal Article, Saulnier Sholler GL., Gerner EW., Bergendahl G., MacArthur RB., VanderWerff A., Ashikaga T., Bond JP., Ferguson W., Roberts W., Wada RK., Eslin D., Kraveka JM., Kaplan J., Mitchell D., Parikh NS., Neville K., Sender L., Higgins T., Kawakita M., Hiramatsu K., Moriya SS., Bachmann AS. A Phase I Trial of DFMO Targeting Polyamine Addiction in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Neuroblastoma. PLoS One 2015 10(5):e0127246.
  • Journal Article, Brown JT., Connelly M., Nikols C., Weigel J., Neville KA. Developmental changes of normal pupil size and reactivity in children. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2015 52(3):147-51.
  • Journal Article, Galadanci NA1., Abdullahi SU., Tabari MA., Abubakar S., Belonwu R., Salihu A., Neville K., Kirkham F., Inusa B., Shyr Y., Phillips S., Kassim AA., Jordan LC., Aliyu MH., Covert BV., DeBaun MR. Primary stroke prevention in Nigerian children with sickle cell disease (SPIN): Challenges of conducting a feasibility trial. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2015 Mar; 62:395-401.
  • Journal Article, Garg U., Scott D., Frazee C., Kearns G., Neville K. Isotope dilution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) method for the analysis of hydroxyurea. Ther Drug Monit 2015 37:325-30.

Recent Grant Awards

  • A Post-Marketing Study to Further Assess the Immunogenicity and Safety of Unituxin in High-Risk Neuroblastoma Patients, United Therapeutics, DIV-NB-401, 2016-05-01 00:00:00-2017-04-30 00:00:00
  • A Two-Part Study of TB-403 in Pediatric Subjects with Relapsed or Refractory Medulloblastoma, Neuroblastoma, Ewing Sarcoma or Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, Spectrum, ONC-403-001, 2016-05-01 00:00:00-2017-04-30 00:00:00
  • Phase I Study of Carfilzomib in Combination with Cyclophosphamide and Etoposide for Children with Relapsed and Refractory Solid Tumors and Leukemias, Onyx, POE14-01, 2016-05-19 00:00:00-2017-05-18 00:00:00
  • Pupillometry Changes to Detect Pain and Analgesic Response in Vaso-Occlusive Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Patients., ACHRI/ABI, 2016-11-01 00:00:00-2018-10-31 00:00:00
  • Randomized Phase IIb Trial of Vigil versus gemcitabine + docetaxel for Ewing's Sarcoma, Gradalis, CL-PTL 121, 2016-11-02 00:00:00-2017-10-31 00:00:00

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