David Harris MD

David Harris, MD

Attending Physician

Lecturer in Pediatrics

  • Contact: 617-355-4697

  • Fax: 617-730-0466

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Genetic Eye Diseases and Disorders
  • Neurogenetic Disorders
  • Genetics
  • Prenatal Genetics
  • Dysmorphology

Departments

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Metabolism Program
  • Genetics Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate, Zoology

Oberlin College, 1956-1960

Oberlin, OH

Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1960-1964

Rochester, NY

Fellowship, Genetics

Stanford University Hospital, 1968-1970

Stanford, CA

Internship, Pediatrics

Bronx Municipal Hospital, 1964-1965

Bronx, NY

Residency, Pediatrics

Stanford University Hospital, 1967-1968

Stanford, CA

Certifications

  • Clinical Genetics, Pediatrics

Research

Dr. Harris is currently a principal investigator for the Developmental Genome Anatomy Project, which aims to, in individuals with signs and symptoms, use identified balanced chromosomal rearrangements to map and identify genes that are disrupted or dysregulated in critical stages of human development.

www.bwhpathology.org/dgap

Publications

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  1. Miller DT, Shen Y, Harris DJ, Wu BL, Sobeih MM. Genetic testing for developmental delay: keep searching for an answer. Clin Chem. 2009 Apr; 55(4):827-30; discussion 830-2.
  2. Higgins AW, Alkuraya FS, Bosco AF, Brown KK, Bruns GA, Donovan DJ, Eisenman R, Fan Y, Farra CG, Ferguson HL, Gusella JF, Harris DJ, Herrick SR, Kelly C, Kim HG, Kishikawa S, Korf BR, Kulkarni S, Lally E, Leach NT, Lemyre E, Lewis J, Ligon AH, Lu W, Maas RL, MacDonald ME, Moore SD, Peters RE, Quade BJ, Quintero-Rivera F, Saadi I, Shen Y, Shendure J, Williamson RE, Morton CC. Characterization of apparently balanced chromosomal rearrangements from the developmental genome anatomy project. Am J Hum Genet. 2008 Mar; 82(3):712-22.
  3. Kim HG, Kishikawa S, Higgins AW, Seong IS, Donovan DJ, Shen Y, Lally E, Weiss LA, Najm J, Kutsche K, Descartes M, Holt L, Braddock S, Troxell R, Kaplan L, Volkmar F, Klin A, Tsatsanis K, Harris DJ, Noens I, Pauls DL, Daly MJ, MacDonald ME, Morton CC, Quade BJ, Gusella JF. Disruption of neurexin 1 associated with autism spectrum disorder. Am J Hum Genet. 2008 Jan; 82(1):199-207.
  4. Quintero-Rivera F, Leach NT, de la Chapelle A, Gusella JF, Morton CC, Harris DJ. Is the disruption of an N-myristoyltransferase (NMT2) associated with hypoplastic testes? Am J Med Genet A. 2007 Aug 1; 143A(15):1796-8.
  5. Berg JS, Brunetti-Pierri N, Peters SU, Kang SH, Fong CT, Salamone J, Freedenberg D, Hannig VL, Prock LA, Miller DT, Raffalli P, Harris DJ, Erickson RP, Cunniff C, Clark GD, Blazo MA, Peiffer DA, Gunderson KL, Sahoo T, Patel A, Lupski JR, Beaudet AL, Cheung SW. Speech delay and autism spectrum behaviors are frequently associated with duplication of the 7q11.23 Williams-Beuren syndrome region. Genet Med. 2007 Jul; 9(7):427-41.
  6. Lu W, Quintero-Rivera F, Fan Y, Alkuraya FS, Donovan DJ, Xi Q, Turbe-Doan A, Li QG, Campbell CG, Shanske AL, Sherr EH, Ahmad A, Peters R, Rilliet B, Parvex P, Bassuk AG, Harris DJ, Ferguson H, Kelly C, Walsh CA, Gronostajski RM, Devriendt K, Higgins A, Ligon AH, Quade BJ, Morton CC, Gusella JF, Maas RL. NFIA haploinsufficiency is associated with a CNS malformation syndrome and urinary tract defects. PLoS Genet. 2007 May 25; 3(5):e80.
  7. Leach NT, Sun Y, Michaud S, Zheng Y, Ligon KL, Ligon AH, Sander T, Korf BR, Lu W, Harris DJ, Gusella JF, Maas RL, Quade BJ, Cole AJ, Kelz MB, Morton CC. Disruption of diacylglycerol kinase delta (DGKD) associated with seizures in humans and mice. Am J Hum Genet. 2007 Apr; 80(4):792-9.
  8. Kim HG, Higgins AW, Herrick SR, Kishikawa S, Nicholson L, Kutsche K, Ligon AH, Harris DJ, MacDonald ME, Bruns GA, Morton CC, Quade BJ, Gusella JF. Candidate loci for Zimmermann-Laband syndrome at 3p14.3. Am J Med Genet A. 2007 Jan 15; 143A(2):107-11.
  9. Alkuraya FS, Harris DJ. Trisomy 8 mosaicism in a patient with heterotaxia. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2005 Jan; 73(1):58-60.
  10. Ligon AH, Moore SD, Parisi MA, Mealiffe ME, Harris DJ, Ferguson HL, Quade BJ, Morton CC. Constitutional rearrangement of the architectural factor HMGA2: a novel human phenotype including overgrowth and lipomas. Am J Hum Genet. 2005 Feb; 76(2):340-8.
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  12. Yao DC, Tolan DR, Murray MF, Harris DJ, Darras BT, Geva A, Neufeld EJ. Hemolytic anemia and severe rhabdomyolysis caused by compound heterozygous mutations of the gene for erythrocyte/muscle isozyme of aldolase, ALDOA(Arg303X/Cys338Tyr). Blood. 2004 Mar 15; 103(6):2401-3.
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