Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadephia
1016H Abramson Research Center
3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-834-7679
BS (Pharmacology, summa cum laude)
Duke University, 2003.
PhD (Physiology & Biophysics)
Weill Cornell Medical College, 2010.
MD (MD/PhD Program)
Weill Cornell/ Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Ahrens-Nicklas, R.C., Pappas, C.T., Farman, G.P., Mayfield, R.M., Larrinaga, T.M., Medne, L., Ritter, A., Krantz, I.D., Murali, C., Lin, K.Y., Berger, J.H., Yum, S.W., Carreon, C.K., Gregorio, C.C.: Disruption of cardiac thin filament assembly arising from a mutation in LMOD2: A novel mechanism of neonatal dilated cardiomyopathy. Sci Adv 5(9): eaax2066, Sep 2019.

Degnan Andrew J, Ho-Fung Victor M, Ahrens-Nicklas Rebecca C, Barrera Christian A, Serai Suraj D, Wang Dah-Jyuu, Ficicioglu Can: Imaging of non-neuronopathic Gaucher disease: recent advances in quantitative imaging and comprehensive assessment of disease involvement. Insights Imaging 10(1): 70, Jul 2019.

Ritter, A., Cuddapah, S., Degenhardt, K., Kaspersky, S., Johnson, M.P., O'Connor, M.J., Ahrens-Nicklas, R.C.: Fetal cardiomyopathy in neurofibromatosis type I: Novel phenotype and review of the literature. Am J Med Genet A 179(6): 1042-1046, Jun 2019.

Schlotawa, L., Adang, L., DeCastro, M., Ahrens-Nicklas, R. : Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency. GeneReviews. Adam, M.P., Arranger, H.H., Pagon, R.A., Wallace, S.E., Bean, L.J.H., Stephens, K., Amemiya, A. (eds.). University of Washington, March 2019.

Sheppard S.E., Herrick H., Ahrens-Nicklas R.C., Cohen J.C., Filbotte J., Pyle L.: Severe Hyperammonemia in a neonate: an alternate ending. NeoReviews 20(2), Feb 2019 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Ahrens-Nicklas, R.C., Ganetzky, R.D., Rush, P.W., Conway, R.L., Ficicioglu, C.: Characteristics and outcomes of patients with formiminoglutamic aciduria detected through newborn screening. J Inherit Metab Dis 42(1): 140-146, Jan 2019.

Ritter, A., Bedouin, E., Berger, J.H., Copenheaver, D., Gray, C., Krantz, I., Izumi, K., Juusola, J., Leonard, J., Lin, K., Medne, L., Santani, A., Skraban, C., Yang, S., Ahrens-Nicklas, R.C. : Clinical Utility of Exome Sequencing in Infantile Heart Failure. Gen Med 2019 Notes: In press.

Yun, S., Reynolds, R. P., Petrof, I., White, A., Rivera, P. D., Segev, A., Gibson, A. D., Suarez, M., DeSalle, M. J., Ito, N., Mukherjee, S., Richardson, D. R., Kang, C. E., Ahrens-Nicklas, R. C., Soler, I., Chetkovich, D. M., Kourrich, S., Coulter, D. A., Eisch, A. J.: Stimulation of entorhinal cortex-dentate gyrus circuitry is antidepressive. Nat Med 24(5): 658-666, May 2018.

Ahrens-Nicklas, R., Schlotawa, L., Ballabio, A., Brunetti-Pierri, N., De Castro, M., Dierks, T., Eichler, F., Ficicioglu, C., Finglas, A., Gaertner, J., Kirmse, B., Klepper, J., Lee, M., Olsen, A., Parenti, G., Vossough, A., Vanderver, A., Adang, L. A.: Complex care of individuals with multiple sulfatase deficiency: Clinical cases and consensus statement. Mol Genet Metab 123(3): 337-346, Mar 2018.

Ahrens-Nicklas, R. C., Whitaker, A. M., Kaplan, P., Cuddapah, S., Burfield, J., Blair, J., Brochi, L., Yudkoff, M., Ficicioglu, C.: Efficacy of early treatment in patients with cobalamin C disease identified by newborn screening: a 16-year experience. Genet Med 19(8): 926-935, Aug 2017.

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