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Derek E. Neilson, MD

Researcher
Assistant Professor
UC Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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:
BA: Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1993
MD: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1998

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