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Michael C. Kruer, MD

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Michael C. Kruer, MD

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Specialty

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Movement Disorders Neurogenetics

Phone Number

Locations

+Education & Training

Board Certification

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Subspecialty-Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; American Board of Psychology & Neurology

Medical School / Education

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Residency

(Pediatrics) Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Fellowship

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

Internship

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

+Academic and Professional Affiliations

Academic Affiliations

Arizona State University

Department of Child Health

University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix - Program in Neuroscience

Professional Affiliations

Child Neurology Society

Society for Neuroscience

Movement Disorders Society

American Academy of Neurology

American Society of Human Genetics

American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine

+Awards

  • Shields Award, Child Neurology Foundation, 2011
  • Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Award for Pediatric Research, 2010
  • American Academy of Neurology Clinical Research Training Award, 2009
  • CH Heart & Hand Award for Clinical Excellence, Researcher of the Year, 2021
  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award, 2014
  • +Research & Publications

    Research

    Molecular basis of movement disorders (www.kruerlab.org); International collaborative study of the genetic basis of cerebral palsy (www.facebook/cpgrn)

    Publications

    Aravamuthan BR, Fehlings D, Shetty S, Fahey M, Gilbert L, Tilton A, Kruer MC. Variability in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis. Pediatrics. 2021 Feb;147(2):e2020010066. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-010066. Epub 2021 Jan 5. PMID: 33402528; PMCID: PMC7906070.

     

    Jin SC, Lewis SA, Bakhtiari S, Zeng X, Sierant MC, Shetty S, Nordlie SM, Elie A, Corbett MA, Norton BY, van Eyk CL, Haider S, Guida BS, Magee H, Liu J, Pastore S, Vincent JB, Brunstrom-Hernandez J, Papavasileiou A, Fahey MC, Berry JG, Harper K, Zhou C, Zhang J, Li B, Zhao H, Heim J, Webber DL, Frank MSB, Xia L, Xu Y, Zhu D, Zhang B, Sheth AH, Knight JR, Castaldi C, Tikhonova IR, López-Giráldez F, Keren B, Whalen S, Buratti J, Doummar D, Cho M, Retterer K, Millan F, Wang Y, Waugh JL, Rodan L, Cohen JS, Fatemi A, Lin AE, Phillips JP, Feyma T, MacLennan SC, Vaughan S, Crompton KE, Reid SM, Reddihough DS, Shang Q, Gao C, Novak I, Badawi N, Wilson YA, McIntyre SJ, Mane SM, Wang X, Amor DJ, Zarnescu DC, Lu Q, Xing Q, Zhu C, Bilguvar K, Padilla-Lopez S, Lifton RP, Gecz J, MacLennan AH, Kruer MC. Mutations disrupting neuritogenesis genes confer risk for cerebral palsy. Nat Genet. 2020 Oct;52(10):1046-1056. doi: 10.1038/s41588-020-0695-1. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

     

    Richard EM, Bakhtiari S, Marsh APL, Kaiyrzhanov R, Wagner M, Shetty S, Pagnozzi A, Nordlie SM, Guida BS, Cornejo P, Magee H, Liu J, Norton BY, Webster RI, Worgan L, Hakonarson H, Li J, Guo Y, Jain M, Blesson A, Rodan LH, Abbott MA, Comi A, Cohen JS, Alhaddad B, Meitinger T, Lenz D, Ziegler A, Kotzaeridou U, Brunet T, Chassevent A, Smith-Hicks C, Ekstein J, Weiden T, Hahn A, Zharkinbekova N, Turnpenny P, Tucci A, Yelton M, Horvath R, Gungor S, Hiz S, Oktay Y, Lochmuller H, Zollino M, Morleo M, Marangi G, Nigro V, Torella A, Pinelli M, Amenta S, Husain RA, Grossmann B, Rapp M, Steen C, Marquardt I, Grimmel M, Grasshoff U, Korenke GC, Owczarek-Lipska M, Neidhardt J, Radio FC, Mancini C, Claps Sepulveda DJ, McWalter K, Begtrup A, Crunk A, Guillen Sacoto MJ, Person R, Schnur RE, Mancardi MM, Kreuder F, Striano P, Zara F, Chung WK, Marks WA, van Eyk CL, Webber DL, Corbett MA, Harper K, Berry JG, MacLennan AH, Gecz J, Tartaglia M, Salpietro V, Christodoulou J, Kaslin J, Padilla-Lopez S, Bilguvar K, Munchau A, Ahmed ZM, Hufnagel RB, Fahey MC, Maroofian R, Houlden H, Sticht H, Mane SM, Rad A, Vona B, Jin SC, Haack TB, Makowski C, Hirsch Y, Riazuddin S, Kruer MC. Bi-allelic variants in SPATA5L1 lead to intellectual disability, spastic-dystonic cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and hearing loss. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Oct 7;108(10):2006-2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.08.003. PMID: 34626583; PMCID: PMC8546233.

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