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Molly Barbara Sheridan, Ph.D.

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Director, Johns Hopkins Clinical Genome Center

Instructor of Pediatrics

Background

Titles

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Clinical Genome Center
  • Instructor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • B.S., College of New Jersey (New Jersey) (2002)
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland) (2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Mlynarski EE, Xie M, Taylor D, Sheridan MB, Guo T, Racedo SE, McDonald-McGinn DM, Chow EW, Vorstman J, Swillen A, Devriendt K, Breckpot J, Digilio MC, Marino B, Dallapiccola B, Philip N, Simon TJ, Roberts AE, Piotrowicz M, Bearden CE, Eliez S, Gothelf D, Coleman K, Kates WR, Devoto M, Zackai E, Heine-Suñer D, Goldmuntz E, Bassett AS, Morrow BE, Emanuel BS; International Chromosome 22q11.2 Consortium. Rare copy number variants and congenital heart defects in the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Hum Genet. 2016 Mar;135(3):273-85.

Sheridan M, Wohler E, Batista DAS, Applegate C, Hoover-Fong JE. The use of high-density SNP array to map homozygosity in consanguineous families to efficiently identify candidate genes: Application to Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome. Case Rep Genet. 2015;2015:169482.

Mlynarski EE, Sheridan MB, Xie M, Guo T, Racedo SE, McDonald-McGinn DM, Gai X, Chow EW, Vorstman J, Swillen A, Devriendt K, Breckpot J, Digilio MC, Marino B, Dallapiccola B, Philip N, Simon TJ, Roberts AE, Piotrowicz M, Bearden CE, Eliez S, Gothelf D, Coleman K, Kates WR, Devoto M, Zackai E, Heine-Suñer D, Shaikh TH, Bassett AS, Goldmuntz E, Morrow BE, Emanuel BS; International Chromosome 22q11.2 Consortium. Copy-Number Variation of the Glucose Transporter Gene SLC2A3 and Congenital Heart Defects in the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 May 7;96(5):753-64.

Kato T, Franconi CP, Sheridan MB, Hacker AM, Inagakai H, Glover TW, Arlt MF, Drabkin HA, Gemmill RM, Kurahasi H, Emanuel BS. Analysis of the t(3;8) of Hereditary Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Palindrome-Mediated Translocation. Cancer Genet. 2014 Apr;207(4):133-40.

Henderson LB, Applegate CD, Wohler E, Sheridan MB, Hoover-Fong J, Batista DA. The impact of chromosomal microarray on clinical management: a retrospective analysis. Genet Med. 2014 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Sheridan MB, Bytyci Telegrafi A, Stinnett V, Umeh CC, Mari Z, Dawson TM, Bodurtha J, Batista DAS. Myoclonus-dystonia and Silver-Russell syndrome resulting from maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 7. Clin Genet. 2013 Oct;84(4):368-72.

Widdershoven JC, Bowser M, Sheridan MB, McDonald-McGinn DM, Zackai EH, Solot CB, Kirschner RE, Beemer FA, Morrow BE, Devoto M, Emanuel BS. A candidate gene approach to identify modifiers of the palatal phenotype in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome patients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jan;77(1):123-7.

Herman SB, Guo T, McGinn DM, Blonska A, Shanske AL, Bassett AS, Chow EW, Bowser M, Sheridan M, Beemer F, Devriendt K, Swillen A, Breckpot J, Digilio MC, Marino B, Dallapiccola B, Carpenter C, Zheng X, Johnson J, Chung J, Higgins AM, Philip N, Simon T, Coleman K, Heine-Suner D, Rosell J, Kates W, Devoto M, Zackai E, Wang T, Shprintzen R, Emanuel BS, Morrow BE; and the International Chromosome 22q11.2 Consortium. Overt cleft palate phenotype and TBX1 genotype correlations in velo-cardio-facial/DiGeorge/22q11.2 deletion syndrome patients. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Nov;158A(11):2781-7.

Guo T, McDonald-McGinn D, Blonska A, Shanske A, Bassett AS, Chow E, Bowser M, Sheridan M, Beemer F, Devriendt K, Swillen A, Breckpot J, Digilio MC, Marino B, Dallapiccola B, Carpenter C, Zheng X, Johnson J, Chung J, Higgins AM, Philip N, Simon TJ, Coleman K, Heine-Suner D, Rosell J, Kates W, Devoto M, Goldmuntz E, Zackai E, Wang T, Shprintzen R, Emanuel B, Morrow B; The International Chromosome 22q11.2 Consortium. Genotype and cardiovascular phenotype correlations with TBX1 in 1,022 velo-cardio-facial/digeorge/22q11.2 deletion syndrome patients. Hum Mutat. 2011 Nov;32(11):1278-1289.

Sheridan MB, Hefferon TW, Wang N, Merlo C, Milla C, Borowitz D, Green ED, Mogayzel PJ, Cutting GR. CFTR transcription defects in pancreatic sufficient cystic fibrosis patients with only one mutation in the coding region of CFTR. J Med Genet. 2011 Apr;48(4):235-41

Sheridan MB, Kato T, Haldeman-Englert C, Jalali GR, Milunsky JM, Zou Y, Klaes R, Gimelli G, Gimelli S, Gemmill RM, Drabkin HA, Hacker AM, Brown J, Tomkins D, Shaikh TH, Kurahashi H, Zackai EH, Emanuel BS. A palindrome-mediated recurrent translocation with 3:1 meiotic nondisjunction: The t(8;22)(q24.13;q11.21). Am J Hum Genet. 2010 Aug 13;87(2):209-18.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • American Society of Human Genetics Trainee Research Semifinalist Award, 12th International Congress of Human Genetics, 2011
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Poster Day Award, 2011
  • American Society of Human Genetics Predoctoral Clinical Award, American Society of Human Genetics, 2004
  • Becton Dickenson & Company Award for Excellence in Biology, 1999
  • Phi Kappa Phi Student-Faculty Research Scholarship, 2001
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