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Michael C. Kruer, MD

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Michael C. Kruer, MD

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurogenetics
  • Pediatric Movement Disorders

Office

Main Hospital & Emergency Department
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016
602-933-1000

Locations

Education & Training

Board Certification

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; Pediatrics; Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Medical School / Education

University of Arizona

Residency

Pediatrics, Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ

Fellowship

(Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Molecular Neurogenetics) Oregon Health & Science University

Internship

Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ

Academic Affiliations

Department of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Medicine PhoenixProgram in Neuroscience, Arizona State University

Professional Affiliations

  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • Movement Disorders Society
  • American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Society for Neuroscience

Awards

  • Most Recommended Physician
  • * Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award (2014)* Shields Award, Child Neurology Foundation (2011)* Doernbecher Children's Hospital Award for Pediatric Research (2010) * American Academy of Neurology Clinical Research Training Award (2009)

Research & Publications

Fahey MC, Maclennan AH, Kretzschmar D, Gecz J, Kruer MC. The genetic basis of cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2017 May;59(5):462-469.

Hirst J, Edgar JR, Esteves T, Darios F, Madeo M, Chang J, Roda RH, Dürr A, Anheim M, Gellera C, Li J, Züchner S, Mariotti C, Stevanin G, Blackstone C, Kruer MC, Robinson MS. Loss of AP-5 results in accumulation of aberrant endolysosomes: defining a new type of lysosomal storage disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Sep 1;24(17):4984-96.

Madeo M, Stewart M, Sun Y, Sahir N, Wiethoff S, Chandrasekar I, Yarrow A, Rosenfeld JA, Yang Y, Cordeiro D, McCormick EM, Muraresku CC, Jepperson TN, McBeth LJ, Seidahmed MZ, El Khashab HY, Hamad M, Azzedine H, Clark K, Corrochano S, Wells S, Elting MW, Weiss MM, Burn S, Myers A, Landsverk M, Crotwell PL, Waisfisz Q, Wolf NI, Nolan PM, Padilla-Lopez S, Houlden H, Lifton R, Mane S, Singh BB, Falk MJ, Mercimek-Mahmutoglu S, Bilguvar K, Salih MA, Acevedo-Arozena A, Kruer MC. Loss-of-Function Mutations in FRRS1L Lead to an Epileptic-Dyskinetic Encephalopathy. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jun 2;98(6):1249-1255.

Kruer MC. Pediatric movement disorders. Pediatr Rev. 2015 Mar;36(3):104-15.

 

My lab is focused on the molecular basis of movement disorders (www.kruerlab.org), including national and international studies of the genetic basis of Tourette Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy (www.icpgc.org)
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