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Laura A Adang, M.D., PhD

Instructor A of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3400 Civic Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1710
Education:
BS (Interdisciplinary Studies: Neurology - Magna cum laude with Honors)
University of Georgia, 2001.
PhD (Microbiology)
University of Virginia, 2007.
MD
University of Virginia, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Residency, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2009-2011.
Child Neurology Residency, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2014.
Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2015-2016.
Lysosomal Disease Network (LDN) research fellowship, CHOP, 2017-2018.
Masters of Translational Research, Penn, 2018-2020.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Leukodystrophies

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical and biologic outcome measures in the leukodystrophies

Selected Publications

Rice GI, Park S, Gavazzi F, Adang LA, Ayuk LA, Van Eyck L, Seabra L, Barrea C, Battini R, Belot A, Berg S, Billette de Villemeur T, Bley AE, Blumkin L, Boespflug-Tanguy O, Briggs TA, Brimble E, Dale RC, Darin N, Debray FG, De Giorgis V, Denecke J, Doummar D, Drake Af Hagelsrum G, Eleftheriou D, Estienne M, Fazzi E, Feillet F, Galli J, Hartog N, Harvengt J, Heron B, Heron D, Kelly DA, Lev D, Levrat V, Livingston JH, Marti I, Mignot C, Mochel F, Nougues MC, Oppermann I, Pérez-Dueñas B, Popp B, Rodero MP, Rodriguez D, Saletti V, Sharpe C, Tonduti D, Vadlamani G, Van Haren K, Tomas Vila M, Vogt J, Wassmer E, Wiedemann A, Wilson CJ, Zerem A, Zweier C, Zuberi SM, Orcesi S, Vanderver AL, Hur S, Crow YJ: Genetic and phenotypic spectrum associated with IFIH1 gain-of-function. Human Mutation 41(4): 837-849, April 2020.

Adang L, Gavazzi F, De Simone M, Fazzi E, Galli J, Koh J, Kramer-Golinkoff J, De Giorgis V, Orcesi S, Peer K, Ulrick N, Woidill S, Shults J, Vanderver A.: Developmental Outcomes of Aicardi Goutières Syndrome. J Child Neurol 35(1): 7-16, January 2020.

Gilani Ahmed, Adang Laura A, Vanderver Adeline, Collins Abigail, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters B K: Neuropathological Findings in a Case of IFIH1-Related Aicardi-Goutières Syndrome. Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society 22(6): 566-570, Nov-Dec 2019.

Wong J, Gambrah-Sampaney C, Adang LA.: Cranial neuropathies following clival infarct. Neurology 93(10): e1031, September 2019.

Waldman Amy T, Yeshokumar Anusha K, Lavery Amy, Liu Geraldine, Pineles Stacy L, Repka Michael X, Adang Laura, Narula Sona, Liu Grant T: Validation of a symptom-based questionnaire for pediatric CNS demyelinating diseases. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 23(3): e1-157, June 2019.

Schlotawa L, Adang LA, De Castro M, Ahrens-Nicklas R: Multple Sulfatase Deficiency. GeneReviews March 2019 Notes: Online.

Pizzino Amy, Whitehead Matthew, Sabet Rasekh Parisa, Murphy Jennifer, Helman Guy, Bloom Miriam, Evans Sarah H, Murnick John G, Conry Joan, Taft Ryan J, Simons Cas, Vanderver Adeline, Adang Laura A: Mutations in SZT2 result in early-onset epileptic encephalopathy and leukoencephalopathy. American journal of medical genetics. Part A 176(6): 1443-1448, Jun 2018.

Ahrens-Nicklas Rebecca, Schlotawa Lars, Ballabio Andrea, Brunetti-Pierri Nicola, De Castro Mauricio, Dierks Thomas, Eichler Florian, Ficicioglu Can, Finglas Alan, Gaertner Jutta, Kirmse Brian, Klepper Joerg, Lee Marcus, Olsen Amber, Parenti Giancarlo, Vossough Arastoo, Vanderver Adeline, Adang Laura A: Complex care of individuals with multiple sulfatase deficiency: Clinical cases and consensus statement. Molecular genetics and metabolism 123(3): 337-346, Mar 2018.

Helbig Ingo, Adang Laura: Teaching NeuroImages: Atrophy in epileptic encephalopathy. Neurology 90(5): e442-e443, Jan 2018.

Mercuri Eugenio, Darras Basil T, Chiriboga Claudia A, Day John W, Campbell Craig, Connolly Anne M, Iannaccone Susan T, Kirschner Janbernd, Kuntz Nancy L, Saito Kayoko, Shieh Perry B, Tulinius Már, Mazzone Elena S, Montes Jacqueline, Bishop Kathie M, Yang Qingqing, Foster Richard, Gheuens Sarah, Bennett C Frank, Farwell Wildon, Schneider Eugene, De Vivo Darryl C, Finkel Richard S: Nusinersen versus Sham Control in Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The New England journal of medicine 378(7): 625-635, 02 2018.

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