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Edna Eliana Mancilla Vergara, MD

Edna Eliana Mancilla Vergara, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

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Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
34th St and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 590 3174
Fax: 215 590 3053
MD (Medicine)
University of Chile, 1987.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Disorders of bone and calcium metabolism in children

Description of Research Expertise

Bone and calcium metabolism, clinical research
Growth plate, basic research

Selected Publications

Mancilla EE, Levine MA, Adzick S.: Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy (MIP) is an Effective Procedure in Pediatric Patients with Sporadic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Experience The Endocrine Society's 97th Annual Meeting and Expo March 2015.

Mancilla Edna E, Brodsky Jill L. , Mehta Samir , Pignolo Robert J., Levine Michael A.: Teriparatide as a Systemic Treatment for Lower Extremity Non-union Fractures: A Case Series. Endocrine Practice 21(2): 136-42. February 2015.

Goldberg David J, Dodds Kathyrn, Avitabile Catharine M, Glatz Andrew C, Brodsky Jill L, Semeao Edisio J, Rand Elizabeth B, Mancilla Edna E, Rychik Jack: Children With Protein-Losing Enteropathy After the Fontan Operation Are at Risk for Abnormal Bone Mineral Density. Pediatric cardiology 33(8): 1264-8, Mar 2012.

David J. Goldberg, Kathyrn Dodds, Catharine M. Avitabile, Jill L. Brodsky, Andrew C. Glatz, Elizabeth B. Rand, Edna E. Mancilla, Jack Rychik; The Single Ventricle Survivorship Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia : Bone Mineral Density is Abnormal in Children with Protein Losing Enteropathy Following the Fontan Procedure AHA meeting 2011.

San Martin Inga A, Varela Nelson, Gaete Marcia, Villegas Karina, Osorio Mariana, Tapia Julio C, Antonelli Marcelo, Mancilla Edna E, Pereira Barry P, Nathan Saminathan S, Lian Jane B, Stein Janet L, Stein Gary S, van Wijnen Andre J, Galindo Mario: Impaired cell cycle regulation of the osteoblast-related heterodimeric transcription factor Runx2-Cbfbeta in osteosarcoma cells. Journal of cellular physiology 221(3): 560-71, Dec 2009.

Visser W Edward, Jansen Jurgen, Friesema Edith C H, Kester Monique H A, Mancilla Edna, Lundgren Johan, van der Knaap Marjo S, Lunsing Roelineke J, Brouwer Oebele F, Visser Theo J: Novel pathogenic mechanism suggested by ex vivo analysis of MCT8 (SLC16A2) mutations. Human mutation 30(1): 29-38, Jan 2009.

Jansen Jurgen, Friesema Edith C H, Kester Monique H A, Milici Carmelina, Reeser Maarten, Grüters Annette, Barrett Timothy G, Mancilla Edna E, Svensson Johan, Wemeau Jean-Louis, Busi da Silva Canalli Maria Heloisa, Lundgren Johan, McEntagart Meriel E, Hopper Neil, Arts Willem Frans, Visser Theo J: Functional analysis of monocarboxylate transporter 8 mutations identified in patients with X-linked psychomotor retardation and elevated serum triiodothyronine. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 92(6): 2378-81, Jun 2007.

Mancilla Edna E, Galindo Mario, Fertilio Barbara, Herrera Mario, Salas Karime, Gatica Hector, Goecke Annelise: L-type calcium channels in growth plate chondrocytes participate in endochondral ossification. Journal of cellular biochemistry 101(2): 389-98, May 2007.

Friesema Edith C H, Grueters Annette, Biebermann Heike, Krude Heiko, von Moers Arpad, Reeser Maarten, Barrett Timothy G, Mancilla Edna E, Svensson Johan, Kester Monique H A, Kuiper George G J M, Balkassmi Sahila, Uitterlinden André G, Koehrle Josef, Rodien Patrice, Halestrap Andrew P, Visser Theo J: Association between mutations in a thyroid hormone transporter and severe X-linked psychomotor retardation. Lancet 364(9443): 1435-7, Oct 16-22 2004.

Mancilla Edna E, Poggi Helena, Repetto Gabriela, García Cristian, Foradori Arnaldo, Cattani Andreina: [Mutations in the Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3 gene (FGFR3) in Chilean patients with idiopathic short stature, hypochondroplasia and achondroplasia]. Revista médica de Chile 131(12): 1405-10, Dec 2003.

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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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