Katja Weinacht MD PhD

Katja G. Weinacht, MD, PhD



Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-632-4697

  • Fax: 617-730-0709

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Hematology Oncology

Departments

  • Hematology / Oncology

Programs

  • Blood Disorders Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg, Technische Universitaet Muenchen,

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital,

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute,

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Publications

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  1. Rissone A, Weinacht KG, la Marca G, Bishop K, Giocaliere E, Jagadeesh J, Felgentreff K, Dobbs K, Al-Herz W, Jones M, Chandrasekharappa S, Kirby M, Wincovitch S, Simon KL, Itan Y, DeVine A, Schlaeger T, Schambach A, Sood R, Notarangelo LD, Candotti F. Reticular dysgenesis-associated AK2 protects hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell development from oxidative stress. J Exp Med. 2015 Jul 27; 212(8):1185-202.
  2. Felgentreff K, Du L, Weinacht KG, Dobbs K, Bartish M, Giliani S, Schlaeger T, DeVine A, Schambach A, Woodbine LJ, Davies G, Baxi SN, van der Burg M, Bleesing J, Gennery A, Manis J, Pan-Hammarström Q, Notarangelo LD. Differential role of nonhomologous end joining factors in the generation, DNA damage response, and myeloid differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 17; 111(24):8889-94.
  3. la Marca G, Canessa C, Giocaliere E, Romano F, Malvagia S, Funghini S, Moriondo M, Valleriani C, Lippi F, Ombrone D, Della Bona ML, Speckmann C, Borte S, Brodszki N, Gennery AR, Weinacht K, Celmeli F, Pagel J, de Martino M, Guerrini R, Wittkowski H, Santisteban I, Bali P, Ikinciogullari A, Hershfield M, Notarangelo LD, Resti M, Azzari C. Diagnosis of immunodeficiency caused by a purine nucleoside phosphorylase defect by using tandem mass spectrometry on dried blood spots. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jul; 134(1):155-9.
  4. Chen R, Giliani S, Lanzi G, Mias GI, Lonardi S, Dobbs K, Manis J, Im H, Gallagher JE, Phanstiel DH, Euskirchen G, Lacroute P, Bettinger K, Moratto D, Weinacht K, Montin D, Gallo E, Mangili G, Porta F, Notarangelo LD, Pedretti S, Al-Herz W, Alfahdli W, Comeau AM, Traister RS, Pai SY, Carella G, Facchetti F, Nadeau KC, Snyder M, Notarangelo LD. Whole-exome sequencing identifies tetratricopeptide repeat domain 7A (TTC7A) mutations for combined immunodeficiency with intestinal atresias. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Sep; 132(3):656-664.e17.
  5. Henderson LA, Frugoni F, Hopkins G, Al-Herz W, Weinacht K, Comeau AM, Bonilla FA, Notarangelo LD, Pai SY. First reported case of Omenn syndrome in a patient with reticular dysgenesis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr; 131(4):1227-30, 1230.e1-3.
  6. Weinacht KG, Brauer PM, Felgentreff K, Devine A, Gennery AR, Giliani S, Al-Herz W, Schambach A, Zúñiga-Pflücker JC, Notarangelo LD. The role of induced pluripotent stem cells in research and therapy of primary immunodeficiencies. Curr Opin Immunol. 2012 Oct; 24(5):617-24.
  7. Chatzidaki-Livanis M, Weinacht KG, Comstock LE. Trans locus inhibitors limit concomitant polysaccharide synthesis in the human gut symbiont Bacteroides fragilis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 29; 107(26):11976-80.
  8. Weinacht KG, Roche H, Krinos CM, Coyne MJ, Parkhill J, Comstock LE. Tyrosine site-specific recombinases mediate DNA inversions affecting the expression of outer surface proteins of Bacteroides fragilis. Mol Microbiol. 2004 Sep; 53(5):1319-30.
  9. Coyne MJ, Weinacht KG, Krinos CM, Comstock LE. Mpi recombinase globally modulates the surface architecture of a human commensal bacterium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Sep 2; 100(18):10446-51.
  10. Krinos CM, Coyne MJ, Weinacht KG, Tzianabos AO, Kasper DL, Comstock LE. Extensive surface diversity of a commensal microorganism by multiple DNA inversions. Nature. 2001 Nov 29; 414(6863):555-8.
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