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Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Edward S. Cooper Practice of General Internal Medicine
3701 Market Street, Suite 640
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2250
Fax: (215)615-3995
Education:
BA (Biochemistry)
Wellesley College , 1995.
PhD (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Adolescent & Young Adult Health
Adolescents & Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs
MindBody Medicine

Description of Research Expertise

Transition from Pedicatric to Adult Health Care Settings

Selected Publications

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KR: Interviewing the Adolescent: Strategies that Promote Communication and Foster Resiliency. Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology, 6th edition. S. Jean Emans and Marc R. Laufer (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 21-28, 2012.

Oana Tomescu: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver. Reaching Teens: Wisdom from Adolescent Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, DVD Textbook. Kenneth R. Ginsburg (eds.). American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012 Notes: Interactive DVD Texbook.

Tomescu O, Kinsman S: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Netter's Pediatrics. Florin T, Ludwig S, Aronson P, Werner H (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, Page: 526-27, 2011.

Tomescu O, Peter NG: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Pediatric Practice: Infectious Disease. Samir S. Shah (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, Page: 420-30, 2009.

Libura J, Drukala J, Majka M, Tomescu O, Navenot JM, Kucia M, Marquez L, Peiper SC, Barr FG, Janowska-Wieczorek A, Ratajczak MZ: CXCR4-SDF-1 signaling is active in rhabdomyosarcoma cells and regulates locomotion, chemotaxis, and adhesion Blood 100(7): 2597-2606, Oct 2007.

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KG: The Adolescent Encounter; An Interactive Learning Resource for Healthcare Communication Doc.com. Novack DH, Clark W, Saizow R, Daetwyeler C (eds.). American Academy on Physician and Patient, 2005; 2012 revision in progress Notes: http://physicianpatient.org/

Ulager J, Pearson A, Tomescu O, Hill C, Auerswald C, Ginsburg KG: Why Should I Tell You? Homeless Youth Share What it Takes for Professionals to Earn their Trust. Poster presentation March 2005 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.

Tomescu O, Xia J, Strezlecki D, Bennicelli JL, Ginsberg J, Pawel B, Barr FG: Inducible short-term and stable long-term cell culture systems reveal that the PAX3-FKHR oncoprotein regulates expression of CXCR4 and wild-type PAX3 and PAX7 Laboratory Investigation 84(8): 1060-1070, Aug 2004.

Barber TD, Barber MC, Tomescu O, Barr FG, Ruben S, Friedman TB: Identification of target genes regulated by PAX3 and PAX3-FKHR in embryogenesis and alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Genomics 79(3): 278-284, Mar 2002.

Tomescu O, Barr FG: Chromosomal translocations in sarcomas: prospects for therapy. Trends in Molecular Medicine 7(12): 554-559, Dec. 2001.

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Last updated: 01/21/2014
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