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Anne Bernadette Giersch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Academic Activities:

75 Francis Street
Shapiro Building, room 5050
Boston,MA 02115
Education and Training:

Graduate School - : Tufts University School of Medicine Ph.D.
Fellowship 11/1/94 - 12/22/98 : Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship 7/1/96 - 6/30/98 : Harvard Medical School
Fellowship 7/1/99 - 6/30/00 : University of Washington School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties:
  • Cytogenetics
Research Interests:
  • Hearing loss
  1. Giersch ABS, Morton CC. Cytogenetics and Cochlear ESTs for Identification of Genes Involved in Hearing and Deafness. In Genetics and Auditory Disorders, Springer -Verlag New York. 2002;92-120.
  2. Lynch M, Cameron TL, Knight M, Kwok TK, Thomas P, Forrest SM, Giersch ABS, Briggs RJS, Pyman BC. Structural and mutational analysis of Antiquitin as a candidate gene for Meniere disease. Am. J. Med. Genet. 2002;110:397-399.
  3. Stover EH, Borthwick KJ, Bavalia C, Eady N, Fritz DM, Rungroj N, Giersch ABS, Morton CC, Axon P, Akil I, Al-Sabban EA, Baguley DM, Bianca S, Bakkaloglu A, Bircan Z, Smith AN, Karet FE. Novel ATP6V1B1 and ATP6V0A4 mutations in autosomal recessive distal renal tubular acidosis, with new evidence for hearing loss. J. Med. Genet. 2002;39:796-803.
  4. Giersch ABS, Morton CC. Hearing Loss and Chromosome Disorders. In Hereditary Hearing Loss and Its Syndromes, Oxford University Press, 2004;462-476.
  5. Resendes BL, Kuo SF, Robertson NG, Giersch ABS, Honrubia D, Ohara O, Adams JC, Morton CC. Isolation from cochlea of a novel human intronless gene with predominant fetal expression. J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2004;5:185-202.
  6. Sivakumaran T, Resendes BL, Robertson NG, Giersch ABS, Morton, CC. Characterization of an abundant COL9A1 transcript in the cochlea with a novel 3'UTR: Expression studies and detection of miRNA target sequence. J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2006;7(2):160-172.
  7. Gabashvili IS, Sokolowski B, Morton CC, Giersch ABS. Ion channel gene expression in the inner ear. J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2007; 8(3):305-28.
  8. Williamson RE, Darrow KN, Giersch ABS, Resendes BL, Huang M, Conrad GW, Chen ZY, Liberman MC, Morton CC, Tasheva ES. Expression studies of Osteoglycin/mimecan (OGN) in the cochlea and auditory phenotype of Ogn-deficient mice. Hearing Res. 2008; 237(1-2):57-65.
  9. Robertson NG, Jones SM, Sivakumaran TA, Giersch ABS, Jurado, SA, Call LM, Miller CE, Maison SF, Liberman MC, Morton CC. A targeted Coch missense mutation: a knock-in mouse model for DFNA9 late-onset hearing loss and vestibular dysfunction. Hum. Mol. Genet. 2008; 17(21):3426-3434.
  10. Giersch, ABS, Morton CC. The Genetics of Hearing Loss. In: Oxford Handbook of Auditory Science: The Ear, Oxford University Press, 2010:377-407.
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