Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

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William T. O'Donnell, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Molecular Biology)
Princeton University, 1997.
PhD (Genetics and Molecular Biology)
Emory University School of Medicine, 2005.
Emory University School of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2005-2008.
Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
COCATS Level III Echocardiography, 2011.
COCATS Level II Nuclear Cardiology, 2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine -- Cardiovascular Disease, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Gertz ZM, O'Donnell W, Raina A, Litwack AJ, Balderson, JR, Goldberg LR: Application of appropriate use criteria to cardiac stress testing in the hospital setting: limitations of the criteria and areas for improved practice. Clin Cardiol 38(1): 8-12, Jan 2015.

Gertz ZM, McCauley BD, Raina A, O'Donnell W, Shellenberger C, Willhide J, Forfia PR, Herrmann HC: Estimation of oxygen consumption in elderly patients with aortic stenosis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print 2013 May 22.

Gertz ZM, Raina A, O'Donnell WT, McCauley BD, Shellenberger C, Kolansky DM, Wilensky RL, Forfia PR, Herrmann HC.: Comparison of invasive and noninvasive assessment of aortic stenosis severity in the elderly. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5(3): 406-14, 2012.

Nakamoto M, Jin P, O’Donnell WT, Warren ST: Physiological identification of human transcripts translationally regulated by a specific microRNA. Hum. Mol. Genet 14: 3813-21, 2005.

Lu R, Wang H, Liang Z, Ku L, O’Donnell WT, Li W, Warren ST, Feng Y. : The fragile X protein controls microtubule-associated protein 1B translation and microtubule stability in brain neuron development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 101: 15201-15206, 2004.

O'Donnell WT*, Ceman S*, Reed M, Patton S, Pohl J, Warren ST.: Phosphorylation influences the translation state of FMRP-associated polyribosomes. Hum. Mol. Genet 12: 3295-305, 2003.

O'Donnell WT, Ceman S, Warren ST.: Phosphorylation of the fragile X mental retardation protein regulates translation of its mRNA ligands. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 73: 1042, 2003.

Boss V, Strohl K, O’Donnell WT, Decker M.: Intermittent hypoxia alters gene expression in the neonatal rat brain. 33rd Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. 2003.

O'Donnell WT, Warren ST.: A decade of molecular studies of fragile X syndrome. Ann. Rev. Neuroscience 25: 315-38, 2002.

Brown V, Jin P, Ceman S, Darnell JC, O’Donnell WT, Tenenbaum SA, Jin X, Feng Y, Wilkinson KD, Keene JD, Darnell RB, Warren ST: Microarray identification of FMRP-associated brain mRNAs and altered mRNA translational profiles in fragile X syndrome. Cell 107: 477-87, 2001.

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