James (Jim) J. Collins, MD, PhD

Director, Congenital Myopathy Disorders

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Email james.collins@cchmc.org

Congenital muscular dystrophies; merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy 
James Collins MD, PhD, obtained specialty training in neuromuscular disorders at the Institute of Human Genetics, Centre for Life, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK, in the last months of his residency training. He was then appointed assistant professor at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics where he follows patients in general Neurology and in the Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center.

PhD: Kent State University, Kent, OH, 2000.

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2004.

Residency: Pediatric Neurology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2009.

Certification: Child Neurology, 2009.

View PubMed Publications

Collins J and Bönneman CG. Congenital Muscular Dystrophies: Toward Molecular Therapeutic Intervention. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. 2010 Mar;10(2):83-91.

Collins J, Tang LY, Dimmock D, Morehart P, Bove K, Wong LJC, Wong B. Progressive myofiber changes of a childhood mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome with a novel Thymidine Kinase 2 gene mutation. Neuromuscul Disord. 2009;19:784-787.