Gerard D Schellenberg, Ph.D.

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Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Room 605B, Stellar Chance Laboratories
422 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Biochemistry/minor: Cell Biology)
University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA, 1973.
Ph.D. (Biochemistry/minor: Cell Biology)
University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA, 1978.
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Selected Publications

Hopfner F, Tietz AK, Ruf VC, Ross OA, et al: Common variants near ZIC1 and ZIC4 in autopsy-confirmed multiple system atrophy. Mov Disord 37(10): 2110-2121, Oct 2022.

Eissman JM, Dumitrescu L, Mahoney ER, et al: Sex differences in the genetic architecture of cognitive resilience to Alzheimer’s disease. Brain 145(7): 2541-2554, Jul 2022.

Rajabli F, Beecham GW, Hendrie HC, et al: A locus at 19q13.31 significantly reduces the ApoE ε4 risk for Alzheimer’s Disease in African Ancestry. PLoS Genet 18(7), Jul 2022.

Chung J, Das A, Sun X, et al: Genome-wide association and multi-omics studies identify MGMT as a novel risk gene for Alzheimer's disease among women. Alzheimers Dement 10, Jun 2022.

Bellenguez C, Küçükali F, Jansen IE, et al: New insights on the genetic etiology of Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Nat Genet 54(4): 412-436, Apr 2022.

Godrich G, Martin ER, Schellenberg GD, Pericak-Vance MA, Cuccaro M, Scott WK, Kukull W, Montine T, Beecham GW: Neuropathological lesions and their contribution to dementia and cognitive impairment in a heterogeneous clinical population. Alzheimers Dement 18(12): 2403-2412, Dec 2022.

Vardarajan BN, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Piriz AL, Lantigua RA, Medrano M, Rivera D, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Martin E, Pericak-Vance MA, Bush W, Farrer L, Haines JL, Wang LS, Leung YY, Schellenberg G, Kukull W, De Jager P, Bennett DA, Schneider JA; Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project, Mayeux R: Progranulin mutations in clinical and neuropathological Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement 18(12): 2458-2467, Dec 2022.

Kuksa PP, Liu C-L, Fu W, Qu L, Zhao Y, Katanic Z, Kuzma AB, Ho P-C, Tzeng K-T, Valladares O, Chou S-Y, Naj AC, Schellenberg GD, Wang L-S, Leung YY: Alzheimer's Disease variant portal: a catalog of genetic findings for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis 86(1): 461-477, 2022.

Holstege H, Hulsman M, Charbonnier C, et al: Exome sequencing identifies rare damaging variants in ATP8B4 and ABCA1 as novel risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease. Nat Genet 54(12): 1786-1794, Dec 2022.

Gao Y, Felsky D, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Sanjeev S, Rentería MA, Ma Y, Klein H, Cosentino S, De Jager P, Bennett DA, Brickman AM, Schellenberg GD, Mayeux R, Barral S: Integration of GWAS and brain transcriptomic analyses in a multi-ethnic sample of 35,245 older adults identifies DCDC2 gene as predictor of episodic memory maintenance. Alzheimers Dement 18(10): 1797-1811, Oct 2022.

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