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Colin Quinn

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3 W. Gates
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2625
Fax: 215-349-5579
BS (Health Studies)
Boston University, 1999.
MS (Physical Therapy)
Boston University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
University of Virgina, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011.
Fellow in Neuromuscular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, 2011-2012.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neurology, 2011.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neuromuscular Medicine, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Fournier Christina N, Schoenfeld David, Berry James D, Cudkowicz Merit E, Chan James, Quinn Colin, Brown Robert H, Salameh Johnny S, Tansey Malu G, Beers David R, Appel Stanley H, Glass Jonathan D: An open label study of a novel immunosuppression intervention for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration Page: 1-8, Jan 2018.

Quinn C, Moore SA, Bardakjian TM, Karam C. : Clinical Reasoning: A 30-year-old man with progressive weakness and atrophy. Neurology 8;87(19): e227-e230, Nov 2016 Notes: Peer-reviewed case report.

Colin Quinn : Research Update: Why is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) a service connected disease? ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter News Summer/Fall: 4, August 2016.

Weiss Michael D, Macklin Eric A, Simmons Zachary, Knox Angela S, Greenblatt David J, Atassi Nazem, Graves Michael, Parziale Nicholas, Salameh Johnny S, Quinn Colin, Brown Robert H, Distad Jane B, Trivedi Jaya, Shefner Jeremy M, Barohn Richard J, Pestronk Alan, Swenson Andrea, Cudkowicz Merit E: A randomized trial of mexiletine in ALS: Safety and effects on muscle cramps and progression. Neurology 86(16): 1474-81, Apr 2016.

Quinn Colin, Karam Chafic: Utility of Pediatric Nerve Biopsy in Tertiary Care Referral. Pediatric neurology briefs 30(3): 20, Mar 2016.

Quinn C: Book Review "Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edition." World Neurology 31(1), January 2016.

Quinn Colin, Salajegheh Mohammad Kian: Myotonic Disorders and Channelopathies. Seminars in neurology 35(4): 360-8, Aug 2015.

Quinn Colin, Salameh Johnny S, Smith Thomas, Souayah Nizar: Necrotizing myopathies: an update. Journal of clinical neuromuscular disease 16(3): 131-40, Mar 2015.

Corrochano Silvia, Männikkö Roope, Joyce Peter I, McGoldrick Philip, Wettstein Jessica, Lassi Glenda, Raja Rayan Dipa L, Blanco Gonzalo, Quinn Colin, Liavas Andrianos, Lionikas Arimantas, Amior Neta, Dick James, Healy Estelle G, Stewart Michelle, Carter Sarah, Hutchinson Marie, Bentley Liz, Fratta Pietro, Cortese Andrea, Cox Roger, Brown Steve D M, Tucci Valter, Wackerhage Henning, Amato Anthony A, Greensmith Linda, Koltzenburg Martin, Hanna Michael G, Acevedo-Arozena Abraham: Novel mutations in human and mouse SCN4A implicate AMPK in myotonia and periodic paralysis. Brain : a journal of neurology 137(Pt 12): 3171-85, Dec 2014.

Jones Takako I, Yan Chi, Sapp Peter C, McKenna-Yasek Diane, Kang Peter B, Quinn Colin, Salameh Johnny S, King Oliver D, Jones Peter L: Identifying diagnostic DNA methylation profiles for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy in blood and saliva using bisulfite sequencing. Clinical epigenetics 6(1): 23, October 2014.

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