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Adeline Vanderver, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

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Adeline Vanderver, MD
Program Director of the Leukodystrophy Center of Excellence
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Jacob A. Kamens Endowed Chair in Neurological Disorders and Translational NeuroTherapeutics
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
516H ARC
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Fax: 215-590-1234
Lab: 267 514 5753
Graduate Group Affiliations
CM (Candidature en Médecine)
Facultés Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix Namur, Belgium , 1994.
Universite Catholique de Louvain Brussels, Belgium , 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Transitional Year Residency, Frankford Hospital, Temple University, 1998-1999.
Pediatric Residency (PL-1 and PL-2), A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Thomas Jefferson University , 1999-2001.
Child Neurology Residency, Children’s National Medical Center , 2001-2004.
Biochemical Genetics Fellowship, National Human Genome Research Institute/National Institutes of Health , 2006-2008.
Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates, 1999.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2004.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with Special Expertise in Child Neurology, 2005.
American Board of Medical Genetics, Biochemical Genetics, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Sase S, Hacker J, Napit P,  Woidill S, Takanohashi A,  Padiath Q, Marsh W, Vanderver A : Therapeutic suppression of Tubulin alpha 4a rescues H-ABC leukodystrophy in mice. American Neurological Association September 2023 Notes: Travel award received by Dr. Sase from the ANA for this work.

Sevagamoorthy, A., Gavazzi, F., Sherbini, O., Vincent, A., D’Aiello, R., Barcelos, I., Modesti, N., Mutua, S., Yu, E., Sudilovsky, G.M., Erler, J.A., Woidill, S., Muirhead, K., Schmidt, J.L., Pizzino, A., Shults, J., Vanderver, A., Adang, A: Development Of A Rigorous Approach For Retrospective Natural History Studies In Rare Neurologic Diseases. American Neurological Association September 2023.

Erler JA, Gavazzi F, Charsar B, Patel V, Woidill S, Vincent A, Muirhead K, Pizzino A, Schmidt JL, D'Aiello R, Wassmer E, Tonduti D, Bernard G, van der Knaap M, Wolf NI, Houlden H, Fraser JL, Keller S, Adang L, Vanderver A: Patient-reported Outcome Measures Describe Impact of Disease in TUBB4A-related Leukodystrophy. American Neurological Association September 2023.

Modesti NB, Barcelos I, Jan AK, Isaacs D, Gavazzi F, Sevagamoorthy A, Woidill S, D’Aiello R, Muirhead K,, Schmidt J, Pizzino A, van Haren K, Keller S, Eichler F, Emrick E, Fraser J, Shults J, Vanderver A, Adang L: Clinical Outcomes in Aicardi Goutieres Syndrome: A Natural History. American Neurological Association September 2023.

Gavazzi F*, Charsar B, Hamilton E, Erler J, Patel V, Helman G, Vanderver A, et al: The Natural History Of Variable Subtypes In Pediatric-onset TUBB4A-related Disorders. ANA September 2023.

Sudilovsky, G.M., Gavazzi, F., Woidill, S., D’Aiello, R., Giraldo, S.J., Schmidt, J., Sevagamoorthy, A., Muirhead, K., Pizzino, A., Hobson, G., Bertini, E., Nicita, F., Al-Saady, M.L., Wolf, N.I., Inoue, K., Abe-Hatano, C., Tonduti, D., Masnada, S., Uebergang, E., Stutterd, C., Mirchi, A., Bernard, G., Adang, L., Vanderver, A: Measurement Of Gross Motor Function In Pelizaeus-merzbacher Disease (PMD). American Neurological Association September 2023.

Kotes E, D’Aiello III Russell, Woidill S, Khan A, McCann J, Ramos M, Hackett A, Amos D, Goodman J, Gauna J, Grant N, Lee S, Page N, Muirhead K, Schmidt J, Pizzino A, Keller S, Fatemi A, Van Haren K, Eichler F, Grundmeier R, Vanderver A: Time-to-event measures by electronic medical record extraction in a multisite leukodystrophy population. American Neurological Association September 2023.

Gavazzi F, Patel V, Charsar B, Erler JA, Glanzman AM, McKenzie E, Kornafel T, Ballance E, Harrington A, Pierce SR, Teng M, Formanowski B, Woidill S, Shults J, Wassmer E, Tonduti D, Magrinelli F, Bernard G, van der Knaap M, Wolf NI, Adang L, Vanderver A: Gross Motor Function In Pediatric Onset TUBB4A-related Leukodystrophy: GMFM-88 Performance And Validation Of GMFC-MLD Use. American Neurological Associatio September 2023.

Mutua S, Sevagamoorthy A, Gavazzi F, Thakur N, D’Aiello R, Woidil S, Yu E, Shults J, Vanderver A, Adang L: Mapping function prior to diagnosis is essential in metachromatic leukodystrophy. American Neurological Association September 2023.

Gavazzi F, Patel V, Charsar B, Glanzman A, McKenzie E, Kornafel T, Balance E, Harrington A, Pierce SR, Teng M, Formanowski B, Woidill S, Shults J, Williams D, Wassmer E, Tonduti D, Francesca M, Bernard G, van der Knaap MS, Wolf N, Adang L, Vanderver A, : Gross Motor function in pediatric onset TUBB4A-related Leukodystrophy: GMFM-88 performance and validation of GMFC-MLD in TUBB4A. Journal of Child Neurology July 2023.

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