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Derek E. Neilson, MD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4760

Email: derek.neilson@cchmc.org

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Biography

Dr. Neilson studies genetic contributions to the disorder acute necrotizing encephalopathy (ANE), in which children are predisposed to devastating neurologic injury following common infections. Research involving families with recurrent ANE has revealed a candidate gene which is now being studied in mouse and cellular models.

Education and Training

MD: Oregon Health Sciences University, 1998.

BA: Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 1993.

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