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Ana Cohen, PhD

TitleAsst. Dir. Clinical Genome Center
InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
DepartmentPathology and Laboratory Medicine
Address2410 Gillham Rd.
Kansas City MO 64108
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    TitleAssistant Professor of Pathology
    InstitutionUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City
    DepartmentPathology and Laboratory Medicine

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    University of Glasgow, United KingdomM.Res09/2011Biomedical Sciences
    University of British Columbia, British Columbia, CanadaPh.D01/2017Medical Genetics
    Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, NYFellowship04/2020Laboratory Genetics and Genomics

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    Dr. Cohen is a board-certified clinical laboratory geneticist focusing on the analysis and interpretation of genomic variants detected among pediatric rare disease patients. As part of the “Genomic Answers for Kids” (GA4K) research program at CMH, Dr. Cohen is able to explore and develop additional strategies for diagnostic success.

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    1. von der Lippe C, Tveten K, Prescott TE, Holla ØL, Busk ØL, Burke KB, Sansbury FH, Baptista J, Fry AE, Lim D, Jolles S, Evans J, Osio D, Macmillan C, Bruno I, Faltera F, Climent S, Urreitzi R, Hoenicka J, Palau F, Cohen ASA, Engleman K, Zhou D, Amudhavalli SM, Jeanne M, Bonnet-Brilhault F, Lévy J, Drunat S, Derive N, Haug MG, Thorstensen WM. Heterozygous variants in ZBTB7A cause a neurodevelopmental disorder associated with symptomatic overgrowth of pharyngeal lymphoid tissue, macrocephaly, and elevated fetal hemoglobin. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 Sep 13. PMID: 34515416.
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    2. Lansdon LA, Cadieux-Dion M, Yoo B, Miller N, Cohen ASA, Zellmer L, Zhang L, Farrow EG, Thiffault I, Repnikova EA, Cooley LD, Alaimo JT, Porath B, Herriges JC, Saunders CJ, Farooqi MS. Factors Affecting Migration to GRCh38 in Laboratories Performing Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing. J Mol Diagn. 2021 05; 23(5):651-657. PMID: 33631350.
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