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Colin Quinn

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials, University of Pennsylvania Neurology Department, Neuromuscular Division
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3 W. Gates
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2625
Fax: 215-349-5579
Education:
BS (Health Studies)
Boston University, 1999.
MS (Physical Therapy)
Boston University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
University of Virginia, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011.
Fellow in Neuromuscular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, 2011-2012.
Certifications
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neurology, 2011.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Neuromuscular Medicine, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Quinn C, Mcmillan CT, Owegi MA, Almasy K, Douthwright C, Mckenna-Yasek D, Goyal NA, Berry J, Brown RH.: Single breath counting is an effective screening tool for forced vital capacity in ALS. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener Aug 2021.

Baer M and Quinn C: Advance Care Planning in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Practical Neurology July/Aug 2021.

Guo MH, Bardakjian TM, Brzozowski MR, Scherer SS, Quinn C, Elman L, Orthmann-Murphy J, Tropea TF, Ellis CA, Gonzalez-Alegre P.: Temporal trends and yield of clinical diagnostic genetic testing in adult neurology. Am J Med Genet A m J Med Genet A, Jun 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.62372.

van de Locht M, Donkervoort S, de Winter JM, Conijn S, Begthel L, Kusters B, Mohassel P, Hu Y, Medne L, Quinn C, Moore SA, Foley AR, Seo G, Hwee DT, Malik FI, Irving T, Ma W, Granzier HL, Kamsteeg EJ, Immadisetty K, Kekenes-Huskey P, Pinto JR, Voermans N, Bönnemann CG, Ottenheijm CA.: Pathogenic variants in TNNC2 cause congenital myopathy due to an impaired force response to calcium. J Clin Invest 131: 145700, May 2021.

Placek K, Benatar M, Wuu J, Rampersaud E, Hennessy L, Van Deerlin VM, Grossman M, Irwin DJ, Elman L, McCluskey L, Quinn C, Granit V, Statland JM, Burns TM, Ravits J, Swenson A, Katz J, Pioro EP, Jackson C, Caress J, So Y, Maiser S, Walk D, Lee EB, Trojanowski JQ, Cook P, Gee J, Sha J, Naj AC, Rademakers R; CReATe Consortium, Chen W, Wu G, Paul Taylor J, McMillan CT.: Machine learning suggests polygenic risk for cognitive dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. EMBO Mol Med 13: e12595, Jan 2021.

Paganoni S, Hendrix S, Dickson SP, Knowlton N, Macklin EA, Berry JD, Elliott MA, Maiser S, Karam C, Caress JB, Owegi MA, Quick A, Wymer J, Goutman SA, Heitzman D, Heiman-Patterson TD, Jackson CE, Quinn C, Rothstein JD, Kasarskis EJ, Katz J, Jenkins L, Ladha S, Miller TM, Scelsa SN, Vu TH, Fournier CN, Glass JD, Johnson KM, Swenson A, Goyal NA, Pattee GL, Andres PL, Babu S, Chase M, Dagostino D, Hall M, Kittle G, Eydinov M, McGovern M, Ostrow J, Pothier L, Randall R, Shefner JM, Sherman AV, St Pierre ME, Tustison E, Vigneswaran P, Walker J, Yu H, Chan J, Wittes J, Yu ZF, Cohen J, Klee J, Leslie K, Tanzi RE, Gilbert W, Yeramian PD, Schoenfeld D, Cudkowicz ME.: Long-term survival of participants in the CENTAUR trial of sodium phenylbutyrate-taurursodiol in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle & Nerve 63(1): 31-39, Jan 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1002/mus.27091. Epub 2020 Oct 30.

Colin Quinn, Lauren Elman: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Other Motor Neuron Diseases. Continuum 26(5): 1323-1347, Oct 2020.

Paganoni, S, Macklin, EA, Hendrix, S, Berry, JD, Elliott, MA, Maiser, S, Karam, C, Caress, JB, Owegi, MA, Quick, A, Wymer, J, Goutman, SA, Heitzman, D, Heiman-Patterson, T, Jackson, CE, Quinn, C, Rothstein, JD, Kasarskis, EJ, Katz, J, Jenkins, L, Ladha, S, Miller, TM, Scelsa, SN, Vu, TH, Fournier, CN, Glass, JD, Johnson, KM, Swenson, A, Goyal, NA, Pattee, GL, Andres, PL, Babu, S, Chase, M, Dagostino, D, Dickson, SP, Ellison, N, Hall, M, Hendrix, K, Kittle, G, McGovern, M, Ostrow, J, Pothier, L, Randall, R, Shefner, JM, Sherman, AV, Tustison, E, Vigneswaran, P, Walker, J, Yu, H, Chan, JM, Wittes, J, Cohen, J, Klee, J, Leslie, K, Tanzi, RE, Gilbert, W, Yeramian, PD, Schoenfeld, D, Cudkowicz, ME: Trial of Sodium Phenylbutyrate-Taurursodiol for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. New England Journal of Medicine 383(10): 919-930, SEP 2020.

Fournier Christina N, Bedlack Richard, Quinn Colin, Russell James, Beckwith Diane, Kaminski Kathleen H, Tyor William, Hertzberg Vicki, James Virginia, Polak Meraida, Glass Jonathan D: Development and Validation of the Rasch-Built Overall Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Disability Scale (ROADS). JAMA neurology 77(4): 480-488, Apr 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.4490.

Quinn Colin, Edmundson Christyn, Dahodwala Nabila, Elman Lauren: Reliable and efficient scale to assess upper motor neuron disease burden in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle & nerve 61(4): 508-511, Apr 2020.

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