Rebecca Lee Linn, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1728
Fax: 215-590-1736
BS (Biological Chemistry, Cum Laude)
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2007.
St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Placental pathology
Perinatal pathology

Description of Research Expertise

Placental pathology
Perinatal pathology

Selected Publications

Fang Bian, Yan Feng, Julia Angel, Rebecca L Linn.: Neonatal Hemochromatosis in a Fetus with De Novo PTEN Mutation: An Autopsy Case Report and Literature Review. Society for pediatric pathology 2024 spring meeting. Baltimore, MD. March 2024.

Josowitz R, Linn R, Rychik J.: The Placenta in Congenital Heart Disease: Form, Function and Outcomes. Neoreviews 24(9): e569-e582, Sep 2023.

Johng S, Licht DJ, Hedrick HL, Rintoul N, Linn RL, Gebb JS, Xiao R, Massey SL: Prenatal Brain Maturation is Delayed in Neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Pediatr 16(264), Sep 2023.

González IA, Linn R.: Clinicopathologic characterization of gallbladder graft-versus-host disease in pediatric population. Human Pathology 139: 9-16, Sep 2023.

Nomakuchi TT, Danowitz M, Stewart B, Leonard J, Isumi K, Krantz I, Kolon TF, Langdon D, Skraban C, Van Batavia JV, Zackai E, Jiao K, Linn R, Alexander C, Zaontz M, Vogiatzi MG, Pyle LC: Expanding the reproductive organ phenotype of CHD7-spectrum disorder. AM J MED Genet A 191(5): 1418-1424, May 2023.

Carreon CK, Ravishankar S, Parast MM, Castro EC, Baergen RN, Bonasoni MP, Cady FM, Comstomck JM, Ernst LM, Kostadinov S, Linn RL, Poulin A, Sarita-Reyes CD, Zhang J, Roberts DJ: Releasing Placentas to Families: A Unified Recommendation From the Perinatal Committee of the Society for Pediatric Pathology. Arch Pathol Lab Med 147(5): 515-517, May 2023.

Klein SD, DeMarchis M, Linn RL, MacFarland SP, Kalish JM: Occurence of Hepatoblastomas in Patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann Spectrum (BWSp). Cancers 15(9): 2548, April 2023 Notes: Special Issue Beckwith-Wiedemann Spectrum and Cancer.

Roberts DJ, Baergen RN, Boyd TK, Carreon CK, Duncan VE, Ernst LM, Faye-Petersen OM, Folkins AK, Hecht JL, Heerema-McKenney A, Heller DS, Linn RL, Polizzano C, Ravishankar S, Redline RW, Salafia CM, Torous VF, Castro EC: Neonatologist responsibility to ensure placentas are received for pathologic examination—response to comment on criteria for placental examination for obstetric and neonatal providers. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology January 2023 Notes: E-published ahead of print.

Wang L, Cochran JM, Ko T, Baker WB, Abramson K, He L, Busch DR, Kavuri V, Linn RL, Parry S, Yodh AG, Schwartz N: Non-invasive monitoring of blood oxygenation in human placentas via concurrent diffuse optical spectroscopy and ultrasound imaging. Nature Biomedical Engineering Page: 6(9): 1017-1030, September 2022.

Gonzalez IA, Linn RL, Wilkins BJ: Solid-Tubulocystic Variant of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Report of a Pediatric Case With Molecular Characterization. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology August 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

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