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Piper's Academic Credentials

The Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Human Genetics and Molecular Biology. 
Dissertation: “Evidence for a Maturation Model of Endosomal Trafficking Derived from Analysis of Human Fibroblasts.”

University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor’s of Science. 
Senior thesis: “Anomalies associated with Uniparental Disomy 20 in Humans.”

Scientific Publications:

Venditti CP, Hunt P, Donnenfeld A, Zackai E, Spinner NB. Mosaic paternal uniparental (iso)disomy for chromosome 20 associated with multiple anomalies. Am J Med Genet. 2004 Jan 30;124A(3):274-9.

Comi AM, Hunt P, Vawter MP, Pardo CA, Becker KG, Pevsner J. ncreased fibronectin expression in sturge-weber syndrome fibroblasts and brain tissue.  Pediatr Res. 2003 May;53(5):762-9. Epub 2003 Mar 05.

Krantz ID, Rand EB, Genin A, Hunt P, Jones M, Louis AA, Graham JM Jr, Bhatt S, Piccoli DA, Spinner NB. Deletions of 20p12 in Alagille syndrome: frequency and molecular characterization. Am J Med Genet. 1997 May 2;70(1):80-6.