Neurogenetics Program Meet our Team

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Bosotn Children's pediatric neurogeneticists

Our pediatric neurogeneticists are neurologists with specialized training and expertise in the identification, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric genetic disorders that affect the brain. They include:

Irina Anselm, MD
Specialties: Mitochondrial disease, neurometabolic disorders, leukodystrophy

Nicole Baumer, MD
Specialty: Down syndrome

Basil Darras, MD
Specialties: Neuromuscular disorders, Spinal muscular atrophy, ataxias

Elizabeth Engle, MD
Specialty: Genetic eye movement disorders 

Walter Kaufmann, MD
Specialties: Rett syndrome, Fragile X, Angelman syndrome

Heather Olson, MD
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, CDKL5

Annapurna Poduri, MD
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, brain malformations

Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD
Specialties: Tuberous sclerosis complex, neurocutaneous disorders, brain malformations

Peter Tsai, MD
Specialties: Agenesis of corpus callosum, cerebellar malformations

Nicole Ullrich, MD
Specialty: Neurofibromatosis

 

Boston Children's genetic counselors:

Laurel Calderwood, MS, CGC
Specialties: Mitochondrial disease, neurometabolic disorders

Kira Dies, ScM, CGC
Specialties: Tuberous sclerosis complex, autism spectrum disorders

Elicia Estrella, MS, CGC
Specialty: Muscular dystrophy

Beth Rosen Sheidley, MS, CGC
Specialties: Genetic epilepsies, autism

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The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
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