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Rebecca D. Folkerth, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Brigham And Women's Hospital
Phone: (617) 732-7532
Fax: (617) 975-0944


rdfolkerth@bics.bwh.harvard.edu

Rebecca D. Folkerth, MD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Associate Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Pathologist and Neuropathologist, Pathology, Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Consultant, Pathology, Boston Children's Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Publications

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  • Ramkissoon SH, Bi WL, Schumacher SE, Ramkissoon LA, Haidar S, Knoff D, Dubuc A, Brown L, Burns M, Cryan JB, Abedalthagafi M, Kang YJ, Schultz N, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Rinne ML, Norden AD, Nayak L, Ruland S, Doherty LM, LaFrankie DC, Horvath M, Aizer AA, Russo A, Arvold ND, Claus EB, Al-Mefty O, Johnson MD, Golby AJ, Dunn IF, Chiocca EA, Trippa L, Santagata S, Folkerth RD, Kantoff P, Rollins BJ, Lindeman NI, Wen PY, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Alexander BM, Ligon KL. Clinical implementation of integrated whole-genome copy number and mutation profiling for glioblastoma. 2015. PubMed
  • Zhang J, Kim J, Alexander A, Cai S, Tripathi DN, Dere R, Tee AR, Tait-Mulder J, Di Nardo A, Han JM, Kwiatkowski E, Dunlop EA, Dodd KM, Folkerth RD, Faust PL, Kastan MB, Sahin M, Walker CL. A tuberous sclerosis complex signalling node at the peroxisome regulates mTORC1 and autophagy in response to ROS. Nat Cell Biol 2013; 15:1186-96. PubMed
  • Lynch KM, Katz JD, Weinberg DH, Lin DI, Folkerth RD. Isolated mononeuropathy multiplex--a rare manifestation of intravascular large B-cell lymphoma. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2012; 14:17-20. PubMed
  • Shankar GM, Chen L, Kim AH, Ross GL, Folkerth RD, Friedlander RM. Composite ganglioneuroma-paraganglioma of the filum terminale. J Neurosurg Spine 2010; 12:709-13. PubMed
  • Ligam P,Haynes RL,Folkerth RD,Liu L,Yang M,Volpe JJ,Kinney HC. Thalamic Damage in Periventricular Leukomalacia: Novel Pathologic Observations Relevant to Cognitive Deficits in Survivors of Prematurity. Pediatr Res 2009; 65:524-9. PubMed
  • Tailor JK,Kim AH,Folkerth RD,Black PM. The development of ring-shaped contrast enhancement in a case of cerebellar dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor: case report. Neurosurgery 2008; 63:E609-10; discussion E610. PubMed
  • Billiards SS, Haynes RL, Folkerth RD, Borenstein NS, Trachtenberg FL, Rowitch DH, Ligon KL, Volpe JJ, Kinney HC. Myelin abnormalities without oligodendrocyte loss in periventricular leukomalacia. Brain Pathol 2008; 18:153-63. PubMed
  • Wu D, Yu W, Kishikawa H, Folkerth RD, Iafrate AJ, Shen Y, Xin W, Sims K, Hu GF. Angiogenin loss-of-function mutations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Ann Neurol 2007; 62:609-17. PubMed
  • Haynes RL, Folkerth RD, Szweda LI, Volpe JJ, Kinney HC. Lipid peroxidation during human cerebral myelination. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2006; 65:894-904. PubMed
  • Billiards SS, Haynes RL, Folkerth RD, Trachtenberg FL, Liu LG, Volpe JJ, Kinney HC. Development of microglia in the cerebral white matter of the human fetus and infant. J Comp Neurol 2006; 497:199-208. PubMed
  • Talos DM, Fishman RE, Park H, Folkerth RD, Follett PL, Volpe JJ, Jensen FE. Developmental regulation of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole-propionic acid receptor subunit expression in forebrain and relationship to regional susceptibility to hypoxic/ischemic injury. I. Rodent cerebral white matter and cortex. J Comp Neurol 2006; 497:42-60. PubMed
  • Talos DM, Follett PL, Folkerth RD, Fishman RE, Trachtenberg FL, Volpe JJ, Jensen FE. Developmental regulation of alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazole-propionic acid receptor subunit expression in forebrain and relationship to regional susceptibility to hypoxic/ischemic injury. II. Human cerebral white matter and cortex. J Comp Neurol 2006; 497:61-77. PubMed
  • Sheen VL, Ferland RJ, Neal J, Harney M, Hill RS, Banham A, Brown P, Chenn A, Corbo J, Hecht J, Folkerth R, Walsh CA. Neocortical neuronal arrangement in Miller Dieker syndrome. Acta Neuropathol 2006; 111:489-96. PubMed
  • Sheen VL, Ferland RJ, Harney M, Hill RS, Neal J, Banham AH, Brown P, Chenn A, Corbo J, Hecht J, Folkerth R, Walsh CA. Impaired proliferation and migration in human Miller-Dieker neural precursors. Ann Neurol 2006; 60:137-144. PubMed
  • Lu J, Tiao G, Folkerth R, Hecht J, Walsh C, Sheen V. Overlapping expression of ARFGEF2 and Filamin A in the neuroependymal lining of the lateral ventricles: insights into the cause of periventricular heterotopia. J Comp Neurol 2005; 494:476-84. PubMed
  • Folkerth RD. Periventricular leukomalacia: overview and recent findings. Pediatr Dev Pathol 2006; 9:3-13. PubMed
  • Folkerth RD. Neuropathologic substrate of cerebral palsy. J Child Neurol 2006; 20:940-9. PubMed
  • Kheir JN, Lawlor MW, Ahn ES, Lehmann L, Riviello JJ, Silvera VM, McManus M, Dunn Folkerth R. Neuropathology of a Fatal Case of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome. Pediatr Dev Pathol 2010; 13:397-403. PubMed
  • Schwartz RB, Holman BL, Polak JF, Garada BM, Schwartz MS, Folkerth R, Carvalho PA, Loeffler JS, Shrieve DC, Black PM, Alexander E. Dual-isotope single-photon emission computerized tomography scanning in patients with glioblastoma multiforme: association with patient survival and histopathological characteristics of tumor after high-dose radiotherapy. J Neurosurg 1998; 89:60-8. PubMed
  • Apuzzo ML, Stieg PE, Starr P, Schwartz RB, Folkerth RD. Surgery of the Soul's cistern. Neurosurgery 1996; 39:1022-9. PubMed
  • Leon SP, Folkerth RD, Black PM. Microvessel density is a prognostic indicator for patients with astroglial brain tumors. Cancer 1996; 77:362-72. PubMed
  • Hasserjian RP, Folkerth RD, Scott RM, Schofield DE. Clinicopathologic and cytogenetic analysis of malignant rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system. J Neurooncol 1995; 25:193-203. PubMed
  • Wu JK, Folkerth RD, Ye Z, Darras BT. Aggressive oligodendroglioma predicted by chromosome 10 restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis. Case study. J Neurooncol 1993; 15:29-35. PubMed
  • Schwartz RB, Carvalho PA, Alexander E, Loeffler JS, Folkerth R, Holman BL. Radiation necrosis vs high-grade recurrent glioma: differentiation by using dual-isotope SPECT with 201TI and 99mTc-HMPAO. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 1991; 12:1187-92. PubMed
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