Robert B. Wilson, MD, PhD

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Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Room 6024, Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-2201
A.B. (Music)
Brown University, 1982.
Sc.B. (Biochemistry)
Brown University, 1982.
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
Ph.D. (Genetics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Cotticelli, M. G., Xia, S., Lee, T., Wilson, R. B.: An iPS-derived cardiomyocyte model of Friedreich ataxia. Manuscript in preparation 2021.

Yoon, J.-Y., Rosenbaum, J. N., Vergara, N., Cohen, R. B., Wilson, Robert B.: Bayesian Approach to Interpreting Somatic Cancer Sequencing Data: A Case in Point. Journal of Clinical Pathology Page: 206895, 2020.

Cotticelli, M. G., Forestieri, R., Xia, S., Joyasawal, S., Lee, T., Xu, K., Smith, A., Huryn, D., Wilson, R. B.: Identification of a Novel Oleic Acid Analog with Protective Effects in Multiple Cellular Models of Friedreich Ataxia. ACS Chemical Neuroscience 11: 2535−2542, 2020.

Cotticelli, M. G., Xia, S., Lin, D., Lee, T., Lin, D., Terrab, L., Wipf, P., Huryn, D., Wilson, R. B.: Ferroptosis as a novel therapeutic target for Friedreich’s ataxia. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 369: 47-54, 2019.

Cotticelli, M. G., Xia, S., Kaur, A., Lin, D., Wang, Y., Ruff, E., Tobias, J. W., Wilson, R. B. : Identification of p38 MAPK as a novel therapeutic target for Friedreich’s ataxia. Scientific Reports 8(1): 5007, 2018.

Seyer L., Greeley N., Foerster D., Strawser C., Gelbard S., Dong Y., Schadt K., Cotticelli M.G., Brocht A., Farmer J., Wilson R.B., Lynch D.R.: Open label pilot study of interferon gamma-1b in Friedreich ataxia. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 132: 7-15, 2015.

Cotticelli, M. G., Acquaviva, F., Xia S., Kaur, A., Wang, Y., and Wilson, R. B.: Phenotypic screening for Friedreich ataxia using random shRNA selection. Journal of Biomolecular Screening 20: 1084-1090, 2015.

Lazaropolous, M., Dong, Y., Clark, E., Greeley, N. R., Seyer, L. A., Brigatti, K. W., Christie, C., Perlman, S. L., Wilmot, G. R., Gomez, C. M., Mathews, K. D., Yoon, G., Zesiewicz, T., Hoyle, C., Subramony, S. H., Brocht, A. F., Farmer, J. M., Wilson, R. B., Deutsch, E. C. and Lynch, D. R. : Frataxin levels in peripheral tissue in Friedreich ataxia. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology 2: 831-842, 2015.

Wang, Y., Speier, J., Engram-Pearl, J., Wilson, R. B.: Introduction of Mismatches in a Random shRNA-encoding Library Improves Potency for Phenotypic Selection. PLoS ONE 9: e87390, 2014.

Cotticelli, M. G., Crabbe, A. M., Wilson, R. B., and Shchepinov, M. S.: Insights into the role of oxidative stress in the pathology of Friedreich Ataxia using peroxidation resistant polyunsaturated fatty acids. Redox Biology 1: 398-404, 2013.

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