Ingo Helbig, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
M.D. (Clinical Medical)
University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Gene findings for epileptic encephalopathies
Group was pivotal in the discovery of GRIN2A, CHD2, KCNA2, HCN1 and DNM1.

Gene discovery in familial epilepsies

Copy number variations in common epilepsies

Building of collaborative resources, science communication

Selected Publications

Helbig I, Riggs ER, Barry CA, Klein KM, Dyment D, Thaxton C, Sadikovic B, Sands TT, Wagnon JL, Liaquat K, Cilio MR, Mirzaa G, Park K, Axeen E, Butler E, Bardakjian TM, Striano P, Poduri A, Siegert RK, Grant AR, Helbig KL, Mefford HC: The ClinGen Epilepsy Gene Curation Expert Panel-Bridging the divide between clinical domain knowledge and formal gene curation criteria. Human Mutation October 2018.

Holze N, Baalen AV, Stephani U, Helbig I, Muhle H: Variants in the ATP1A3 Gene Mutations within Severe Apnea Starting in Early Infancy: An Observational Study of Two Cases with a Possible Relation to Epileptic Activity. Neuropediatrics October 2018.

Mignot C, McMahon AC, Bar C, Campeau PM, Davidson C, Buratti J, Nava C, Jacquemont ML, Tallot M, Milh M, Edery P, Marzin P, Barcia G, Barnerias C, Besmond C, Bienvenu T, Bruel AL, Brunga L, Ceulemans B, Coubes C, Cristancho AG, Cunningham F, Dehouck MB, Donner EJ, Duban-Bedu B, Dubourg C, Gardella E, Gauthier J, Geneviève D, Gobin-Limballe S, Goldberg EM, Hagebeuk E, Hamdan FF, Hančárová M, Hubert L, Ioos C, Ichikawa S, Janssens S, Journel H, Kaminska A, Keren B, Koopmans M, Lacoste C, Laššuthová P, Lederer D, Lehalle D, Marjanovic D, Métreau J, Michaud JL, Miller K, Minassian BA, Morales J, Moutard ML, Munnich A, Ortiz-Gonzalez XR, Pinard JM, Prchalová D, Putoux A, Quelin C, Rosen AR, Roume J, Rossignol E, Simon MEH, Smol T, Shur N, Shelihan I, Štěrbová K, Vyhnálková E, Vilain C, Soblet J, Smits G, Yang SP, van der Smagt JJ, van Hasselt PM, van Kempen M, Weckhuysen S, Helbig I, Villard L, Héron D, Koeleman B, Møller RS, Lesca G, Helbig KL, Nabbout R, Verbeek NE, Depienne C: IQSEC2-related encephalopathy in males and females: a comparative study including 37 novel patients. Genetics in Medicine September 2018.

Romasko EJ, DeChene ET, Balciuniene J, Akgumus GT, Helbig I, Tarpinian JM, Keena BA, Vogiatzi MG, Zackai EH, Izumi K, Massey SL, Tayoun ANA: PCDH19-related epilepsy in a male with Klinefelter syndrome: Additional evidence supporting PCDH19 cellular interference disease mechanism. Epilepsy Res September 2018.

Dines JN, Golden-Grant K, LaCroix A, Muir AM, Cintrón DL, McWalter K, Cho MT, Sun A, Merritt JL, Thies J, Niyazov D, Burton B, Kim K, Fleming L, Westman R, Karachunski P, Dalton J, Basinger A, Ficicioglu C, Helbig I, Pendziwiat M, Muhle H, Helbig KL, Caliebe A, Santer R, Becker K, Suchy S, Douglas G, Millan F, Begtrup A, Monaghan KG, Mefford HC: TANGO2: expanding the clinical phenotype and spectrum of pathogenic variants. Genetics in Medicine September 2018.

May P, Girard S, Harrer M, Bobbili DR, Schubert J, Wolking S, Becker F, Lachance-Touchette P, Meloche C, Gravel M, Niturad CE, Knaus J, De Kovel C, Toliat M, Polvi A, Iacomino M, Guerrero-López R, Baulac S, Marini C, Thiele H, Altmüller J, Jabbari K, Ruppert AK, Jurkowski W, Lal D, Rusconi R, Cestèle S, Terragni B, Coombs ID, Reid CA, Striano P, Caglayan H, Siren A, Everett K, Møller RS, Hjalgrim H, Muhle H, Helbig I, Kunz WS, Weber YG, Weckhuysen S, Jonghe P, Sisodiya SM, Nabbout R, Franceschetti S, Coppola A, Vari MS, Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenité D, Baykan B, Ozbek U, Bebek N, Klein KM, Rosenow F, Nguyen DK, Dubeau F, Carmant L, Lortie A, Desbiens R, Clément JF, Cieuta-Walti C, Sills GJ, Auce P, Francis B, Johnson MR, Marson AG, Berghuis B, Sander JW, Avbersek A, McCormack M, Cavalleri GL, Delanty N, Depondt C, Krenn M, Zimprich F, Peter S, Nikanorova M, Kraaij R, van Rooij J, Balling R, Ikram MA, Uitterlinden AG, Avanzini G, Schorge S, Petrou S, Mantegazza M, Sander T, LeGuern E, Serratosa JM, Koeleman BPC, Palotie A, Lehesjoki AE, Nothnagel M, Nürnberg P, Maljevic S, Zara F, Cossette P, Krause R, Lerche H; Epicure Consortium; EuroEPINOMICS CoGIE Consortium; EpiPGX Consortium: Rare coding variants in genes encoding GABAA receptors in genetic generalised epilepsies: an exome-based case-control study. Lancet Neurol August 2018.

Gardella E, Marini C, Trivisano M, Fitzgerald MP, Alber M, Howell KB, Darra F, Siliquini S, Bölsterli BK, Masnada S, Pichiecchio A, Johannesen KM, Jepsen B, Fontana E, Anibaldi G, Russo S, Cogliati F, Montomoli M, Specchio N, Rubboli G, Veggiotti P, Beniczky S, Wolff M, Helbig I, Vigevano F, Scheffer IE, Guerrini R, Møller RS: The phenotype of SCN8A developmental and epileptic encephalopathy. Neurology August 2018.

Goldberg EM, Helbig I: Reply to "Recurrent SCN3A p.Ile875Thr variant in patients with polymicrogyria" Ann Neurol July 2018.

Heyne HO, Singh T, Stamberger H, Abou Jamra R, Caglayan H, Craiu D, De Jonghe P, Guerrini R, Helbig KL, Koeleman BPC, Kosmicki JA, Linnankivi T, May P, Muhle H, Møller RS, Neubauer BA, Palotie A, Pendziwiat M, Striano P, Tang S, Wu S; EuroEPINOMICS RES Consortium, Poduri A, Weber YG, Weckhuysen S, Sisodiya SM, Daly MJ, Helbig I, Lal D, Lemke JR: De novo variants in neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy. Nat Genet July 2018.

Mullen SA, Berkovic SF; ILAE Genetics Commission: Genetic generalized epilepsies. Epilepsia June 2018.

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