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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.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=14708100&dopt=Abstract

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. 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12621118&dopt=Abstract

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.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=9129746&dopt=Abstract