Helge D Hartung, MD, MTR

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Colket Translational Research Building
11th Floor, Room 11301
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-2126
University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1998.
MTR (Entrepreneurial Science )
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Hematology
Red cell Disorders
Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes

Description of Other Expertise


Description of Research Expertise

Entrepreneurial Science
Medical Device Development

Selected Publications

Vlachos A, Atsidaftos E, Lababidi ML, Muir E, Rogers ZR, Alhushki W, Bernstein J, Glader B, Gruner B, Hartung H, Knoll C, Loew T, Nalepa G, Narla A, Panigrahi AR, Sieff CA, Walkovich K, Farrar JE, Lipton JM.: L-leucine improves anemia and growth in patients with transfusion-dependent Diamond-Blackfan anemia: Results from a multicenter pilot phase I/II study from the Diamond-Blackfan Anemia Registry. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 Dec;67(12):e28748. doi: 10.1002/pbc.28748. Epub 2020 Oct 6. Dec 2020.

Hunter RB, Winston FK, Dehel P, Oh K, Nicklas J, Hartung H.: SPRINTing to Innovation: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Strategic Approach to Discovering its Untapped Innovation Potential. Acad Med. 2020 Nov 17. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003852. Online ahead of print. Nov 2020.

Ellison AM, Smith Whitley K, Kittick M, Schast A, Norris C, Hartung H, McKnight T, Coyne E, Lavelle J.: A Standardized Clinical Pathway to Decrease Hospital Admissions Among Febrile Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 40(2): 111-115, Mar 2018.

Cohen Devin, Hartung Helge, Evans Perry, Friedman David F, Chou Stella T: Red blood cell alloimmunization in transfused patients with bone marrow failure syndromes. Transfusion 56(6): 1314-9, Jun 2016.

Babushok Daria V, Grignon Anne-Laure, Li Yimei, Atienza Jamie, Xie Hongbo M, Lam Ho-Sun, Hartung Helge, Bessler Monica, Olson Timothy S: Disrupted lymphocyte homeostasis in hepatitis-associated acquired aplastic anemia is associated with short telomeres. American journal of hematology. (eds.). 91(2): 243-47, Feb 2016.

Babushok Daria V, Perdigones Nieves, Perin Juan C, Olson Timothy S, Ye Wenda, Roth Jacquelyn J, Lind Curt, Cattier Carine, Li Yimei, Hartung Helge, Paessler Michele E, Frank Dale M, Xie Hongbo M, Cross Shanna, Cockroft Joshua D, Podsakoff Gregory M, Monos Dimitrios, Biegel Jaclyn A, Mason Philip J, Bessler Monica: Emergence of clonal hematopoiesis in the majority of patients with acquired aplastic anemia. Cancer genetics 208(4): 115-28, Apr 2015.

Estécio Marcos R H, Gallegos Juan, Vallot Céline, Castoro Ryan J, Chung Woonbok, Maegawa Shinji, Oki Yasuhiro, Kondo Yutaka, Jelinek Jaroslav, Shen Lanlan, Hartung Helge, Aplan Peter D, Czerniak Bogdan A, Liang Shoudan, Issa Jean-Pierre J: Genome architecture marked by retrotransposons modulates predisposition to DNA methylation in cancer. Genome research 20(10): 1369-82, Oct 2010.

Slape Christopher, Hartung Helge, Lin Ying-Wei, Bies Juraj, Wolff Linda, Aplan Peter D: Retroviral insertional mutagenesis identifies genes that collaborate with NUP98-HOXD13 during leukemic transformation. Cancer research 67(11): 5148-55, Jun 2007.

Hartung H, Feldman B, Lovec H, Coulier F, Birnbaum D, Goldfarb M: Murine FGF-12 and FGF-13: expression in embryonic nervous system, connective tissue and heart. Mech Dev 64(1-2): 31-39, Jun 1997.

Verdier AS, Mattei MG, Lovec H, Hartung H, Goldfarb M, Birnbaum D, Coulier F.: Chromosomal Mapping of two Novel Human FGF Genes, FGF-11 and FGF-12. Genomics 40(1): 151-54, Feb 1997.

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