Gerald B. W. Wertheim

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
5199B Main Building
5th Floor
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-970-5918
Fax: 215-590-1736
Education:
BS (Chemistry)
Yale University, New Haven CT, 1994.
PhD (Cancer Biology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2005.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

DNA methylation
Acute myeloid leukemia prognosis

Selected Publications

Hurtz C, Tasian SK, Wertheim G, Ruggeri B, Stubbs MC, Perl AE, Carroll M: Redundant JAK, SRC and PI3 Kinase Signaling Pathways Regulate Cell Survival in Human Ph-like ALL Cell Lines and Primary Cells. 59th Annual American Society for Hematology Meeting and Exposition, Atlanta, GA December 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Li J, Wertheim G, Paessler M, Pillai V: Flow cytometry in pediatric hematopoietic malignancies. Clinics in Laboratory Medicine 37: 879-893, December 2017.

Grenstein LAV, Coughlin CC, Flynn AT, Pillai V, Boos MD, Wertheim GW, Treat JR, Teachey DT: Severe Mucha-Habermann-like Ulceronecrotic Skin Disease in T-cell ALL Responsive to Basiliximab and Stem Cell Transplant Pediatric Dermatology 34(5): e265-e270, September 2017.

Paessler M, Pillai V, Lou M, Li M, Wertheim G: Therapy related B lymphoblastic leukemia with a novel KMT2A-MAML2 fusion. 2017 Society of Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology September 2017.

Bhattacharyya S, Wertheim G, Paessler M, Hogarty M, Pillai V: BRAF V600E testing on decalcified FFPE tissue resolves persistent marrow involvement by LCH from residual fibrosis. 2017 Society of Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology September 2017.

Wertheim G, Paessler M, Pillai V, Li Marilyn: Confirmation of ETP lymphoma by next-generation sequencing 2017 Society of Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology September 2017.

Hui Y, Li MM, Tasian SK, Paessler M, Pillai V, Wertheim G: 2017 Society of Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology \{2017 Society of Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology } September 2017.

Li J, Paessler M, Pillai V, Li M, Luo M, Wertheim G: Molecular testing for a difficult JMML case 2017 Society of Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology September 2017.

Wertheim GBW, Bagg A: NPM1 for MRD? Droplet Like It's Hot! The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 4: 498-501, July 2017.

Green AM, Budagyan K, Hayer KE, Reed MA, Savani MR, Wertheim GB, Weitzman MD: Cytosine deaminase APOBEC3A sensitizes leukemia cells to inhibition of the DNA replication checkpoint. Cancer Research Jun 27 2017.

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Last updated: 11/14/2017
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