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Marcella Devoto, PhD

Marcella Devoto, PhD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia,
Division of Human Genetics,
ARC Room 1002,
3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: (267)426-0124
Fax: (215) 590-3764
PhD (Statistics and Demography)
University of Bologna, Italy, 1983.
MSc (Applied Statistics)
Linacre College, University of Oxford, UK, 1986.
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Selected Publications

Longo S, Cè E, Rampichini S, Devoto M, Venturelli M, Limonta E, Esposito F.: Correlation between stiffness and electromechanical delay components during muscle contraction and relaxation before and after static stretching. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 33: 83-93, Apr 2017.

Kelsen JR, Dawany N, Conrad M, Devoto M.: Commentary on Mutations in Interleukin-10 Receptor and Clinical Phenotypes in Patients with Very Early-onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Chinese VEO-IBD Collaboration Group Survey. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 23(4): 591-592, Apr 2017.

Kelsen J, Dawany N, Conrad M, Sullivan K, Behrens E, Devoto M.: O-001 A Diagnostic Approach of Immune Dysregulation on Very Early-Onset IBD. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 23: Suppl 1:S1. doi: 10.1097/MIB, Feb 2017.

Venturelli M, Cè E, Limonta E, Bisconti AV, Devoto M, Rampichini S, Esposito F.: Central and peripheral responses to static and dynamic stretch of skeletal muscle: mechano- and metaboreflex implications. J Appl Physiol (1985) 122(1): 112-120, Jan 1 2017.

Wang Y, Li J, Kolon TF, Olivant Fisher A, Figueroa TE, BaniHani AH, Hagerty JA, Gonzalez R, Noh PH, Chiavacci RM, Harden KR, Abrams DJ, Stabley D, Kim CE, Sol-Church K, Hakonarson H, Devoto M, Barthold JS.: Genomic copy number variation association study in Caucasian patients with nonsyndromic cryptorchidism. BMC Urol. 16(1): 62, Oct 21 2016.

Matera Ivana, Rusmini Marta, Guo Yiran, Lerone Margherita, Li Jiankang, Zhang Jianguo, Di Duca Marco, Nozza Paolo, Mosconi Manuela, Pini Prato Alessio, Martucciello Giuseppe, Barabino Arrigo, Morandi Francesco, De Giorgio Roberto, Stanghellini Vincenzo, Ravazzolo Roberto, Devoto Marcella, Hakonarson Hakon, Ceccherini Isabella: Variants of the ACTG2 gene correlate with degree of severity and presence of megacystis in chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. European Journal of Human Genetics 24: 1211-5, 2016.

Barthold Julia Spencer, Pugarelli Joan, MacDonald Madolyn L, Ren Jia, Adetunji Modupeore O, Polson Shawn W, Mateson Abigail, Wang Yanping, Sol-Church Katia, McCahan Suzanne M, Akins Robert E, Devoto Marcella, Robbins Alan K: Polygenic inheritance of cryptorchidism susceptibility in the LE/orl rat. Molecular Human Reproduction 22: 18-34, 2016.

Mlynarski Elisabeth E, Xie Michael, Taylor Deanne, Sheridan Molly B, Guo Tingwei, Racedo Silvia E, McDonald-McGinn Donna M, Chow Eva W C, Vorstman Jacob, Swillen Ann, Devriendt Koen, Breckpot Jeroen, Digilio Maria Cristina, Marino Bruno, Dallapiccola Bruno, Philip Nicole, Simon Tony J, Roberts Amy E, Piotrowicz Małgorzata, Bearden Carrie E, Eliez Stephan, Gothelf Doron, Coleman Karlene, Kates Wendy R, Devoto Marcella, Zackai Elaine, Heine-Suñer Damian, Goldmuntz Elizabeth, Bassett Anne S, Morrow Bernice E, Emanuel Beverly S: Rare copy number variants and congenital heart defects in the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Human Genetics 135: 273-85, 2016.

Rajagopalan Ramakrishnan, Grochowski Christopher M, Gilbert Melissa A, Falsey Alexandra M, Coleman Karlene, Romero Rene, Loomes Kathleen M, Piccoli David A, Devoto Marcella, Spinner Nancy B: Compound heterozygous mutations in NEK8 in siblings with end-stage renal disease with hepatic and cardiac anomalies. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A 170: 750-3, 2016.

Tsai E, Gilbert M, Grochowski C, Underkoffler L, Meng H, Zhang H, Wang M, Shitaye H, Hankenson K, Piccoli D, Lin H, Kamath B, Devoto M, Spinner N, Loomes K: THBS2 is a candidate modifier of liver disease severity in Alagille syndrome. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016.

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Last updated: 03/30/2017
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