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Robert J. Hopkin, MD


  • Program Director, Medical Genetics Residency Programs, Division of Human Genetics
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Biography

Robert J. Hopkin, MD, is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center within the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Hopkin graduated from the University of Nevada Medical School. He completed residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the Phoenix Children's Hospital, Maricopa Medical Center Combined Residency Program. His training in medical genetics was completed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

The majority of Dr. Hopkin's time is spent in caring for patients with genetic disorders. He participates in clinics from Fetal Care to Adult Genetics. He is also actively involved in education of health care providers regarding the application of genetics for patient care. Dr Hopkin has participated in a number of clinical trials and is a member of American College of Medical Genetics Committee on Therapeutics. He has participated in natural history studies on Fabry disease, Pompe disease, velocardiofacial syndrome, Pierre Robin sequence, neurofibromatosis type I, and several other genetic conditions. The unifying principle in his research interests is application of scientific knowledge to improve outcomes for patients afflicted with genetic disorders.

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Publications

Development of the Fabry Disease Patient-Reported Outcome (FD-PRO): a new instrument to measure the symptoms and impacts of Fabry Disease. Hamed, A; DasMahapatra, P; Lyn, N; Gwaltney, C; Hopkin, RJ. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 2021; 16.

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Feeding Intolerance in the NICU. Khattar, D; Hopkin, RJ. NeoReviews. 2021; 22:e774-e777.

Burden of Valvular Heart Disease in Patients with Fabry Disease. Yogasundaram, H; Nikhanj, A; Chatur, S; Qi, A; Hagen, L; Bailey, L; Khan, A; Hopkin, RJ; Fine, NM; Jefferies, JL; et al. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 2021.

Clinical RNA sequencing confirms compound heterozygous intronic variants in RYR1 in a patient with congenital myopathy, respiratory failure, neonatal brain hemorrhage, and d-transposition of the great arteries. Shillington, A; Zea Vera, A; Perry, T; Hopkin, R; Thomas, C; Cooper, D; Suhrie, K. Molecular genetics & genomic medicine. 2021; 9.

Short- and Long-Term Outcomes of Prenatally Diagnosed Dandy-Walker Malformation, Vermian Hypoplasia, and Blake Pouch Cyst. Venkatesan, C; Kline- Fath, B; Horn, PS; Poisson, KE; Hopkin, R; Nagaraj, UD. Journal of Child Neurology. 2021; 36:1111-1119.

Leukodystrophies in Children: Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment. Bonkowsky, JL; Keller, S; AAP Section on Neurology, Council on Genetics, . Pediatrics. 2021; 148.

Trisomy 9 mosaic syndrome: Sixteen additional patients with new and/or less commonly reported features, literature review, and suggested clinical guidelines. Li, M; Glass, J; Du, X; Dubbs, H; Harr, MH; Falk, M; Smolarek, T; Hopkin, RJ; Zackai, E; Sheppard, SE. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2021; 185:2374-2383.

Transforming the clinical outcome in CRIM-negative infantile Pompe disease identified via newborn screening: the benefits of early treatment with enzyme replacement therapy and immune tolerance induction. Li, C; Desai, AK; Gupta, P; Dempsey, K; Bhambhani, V; Hopkin, RJ; Ficicioglu, C; Tanpaiboon, P; Craigen, WJ; Rosenberg, AS; et al. Genetics in Medicine. 2021; 23:845-855.

Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Holoprosencephaly and Associations With Clinical Outcome: Implications for Fetal Counseling. Riddle, A; Nagaraj, U; Hopkin, RJ; Kline-Fath, B; Venkatesan, C. Journal of Child Neurology. 2021; 36:357-364.

Mandibulofacial dysostosis with microcephaly: An expansion of the phenotype via parental survey. Abell, K; Hopkin, RJ; Bender, PL; Jackson, F; Smallwood, K; Sullivan, B; Stottmann, RW; Saal, HM; Weaver, KN. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2021; 185:413-423.

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