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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
  • Abedalthagafi MS, Merrill PH, Bi WL, Jones RT, Listewnik ML, Ramkissoon SH, Thorner AR, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Alexander BM, Brastianos PK, Francis JM, Folkerth RD, Ligon KL, Van Hummelen P, Ligon AH, Santagata S. Angiomatous meningiomas have a distinct genetic profile with multiple chromosomal polysomies including polysomy of chromosome 5. 2014; 5:10596-606. PubMed
  • Cryan JB, Haidar S, Ramkissoon LA, Bi WL, Knoff DS, Schultz N, Abedalthagafi M, Brown L, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Dunn IF, Folkerth RD, Santagata S, Lindeman NI, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Hornick JL, Alexander BM, Ligon KL, Ramkissoon SH. Clinical multiplexed exome sequencing distinguishes adult oligodendroglial neoplasms from astrocytic and mixed lineage gliomas. 2014. 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
  • 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
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