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Heidi Lee Rehm, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Chief Laboratory Director, Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, PCPGM


Academic Activities:

Office
65 Landsdowne St
LMM-HPCGG
Cambridge,MA 02139
Email1: hlrehm@partners.org hrehm@hms.harvard.edu
Education and Training:

Graduate School 1993 - 2000 : Harvard University Ph.D.
Graduate School 1994 - 1995 : Harvard Medical School MMSc
Fellowship 2001 - 2003 : Harvard Medical School FACMG
College 1989 - 1993 : Middlebury College BA

Clinical Specialties:
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Molecular Genetics
Research Interests:
  • Genetic alteration
  • Mutation
  • Hearing loss
  • Biotechnology
Publication:
  1. Cluss RG, Saxena AS, Rehm HL, Schoenecker JG, and Boothby JT. Coordinate synthesis and turnover of heat shock proteins in Borrelia burgdorferi: Degradation of DnaK during recovery from heat shock. Infect Immun 1996;64:1736-43.
  2. Rehm HL, Gutiérrez-Espeleta GA, Garcia R, Jiménez G, Khetarpal U, Priest JM, Sims KB, Keats BJB, and Morton CC. Norrie disease gene mutation in a large Costa Rican kindred with a novel phenotype including peripheral vascular disease. Hum Mutat 1997;9:402-408.
  3. Eudy, JD, Weston MD, Yao S, Hoover DM, Rehm HL, Ma-Edmonds M, Yan D, Ahmad I, Cheng JJ, Ayuso C, Cremers C, Davenport S, Moller C, Talmadge CB, Beisel KW, Tamayo M, Morton CC, Swaroop A, Kimberling WJ, and Sumegi J. Mutation of a gene encoding a protein with extracellular matrix motifs in Usher syndrome type IIa. Science 1998;280:1753-1757.
  4. Rehm HL and Morton CC. A new age in the genetics of deafness. Genet Med 1999;1:295-302. Rehm HL. The genetics of deafness and connexin 26 testing. Volta Voices 2000;7:10-16.
  5. Kenna MA, Wu B-L, Cotanche DA, Korf BR, and Rehm HL. Connexin 26 studies in patients with sensorineural hearing loss. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001;127:1037-1042.
  6. Rehm HL, Zhang DS, Brown MC, Burgess B, Halpin C, Berger W, Morton CC, Corey DP, and Chen ZY. Vascular defects and sensorineural hearing loss in a mouse model of Norrie disease. J Neurosci 2002;22:4286.
  7. Rehm HL. Genetics and the genome project. Ear Hear 2003;270-274.
  8. Corey DP, Garc?a-Anoveros J, Holt JR, Kwan KY, Lin S-Y, Vollrath MA, Amalfitano A, Cheung ELM, Derfler BH, Duggan A, Geleoc GSG, Gray PA, Hoffman MP, Rehm HL, Tamasauskas D, Zhang D-S. TRPA1 is a candidate for the mechanosensitive transduction channel of vertebrate hair cells. Nature 2004;432:723-30.
  9. Rehm HL. Clinical Molecular Genetics: Molecular diagnostics for hearing loss. Chapter in Current Protocols in Human Genetics. 2005.
  10. Rehm HL. A genetic approach to the child with sensorineural hearing loss. Seminars in Perinatology 2005;29:173-181
  11. Roberts A, Rehm HL, McDonough B, Barr S, Seidman CE, Seidman J, and Kucherlapati R. The PTPN11 gene is not implicated in nonsyndromic familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Amer J Hum Genet 2005;132:333-4.
  12. Halpin C, Owen G, Gutiérrez-Espeleta GA, Sims KB, Rehm HL. Audiological features of Norrie disease. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2005;114:533-8
  13. Snoeckx RL, Huygen PL, Feldmann D, Marlin S, Denoyelle F, Waligora J, Mueller-Malesinska M, Pollak A, Ploski R, Murgia A, Orzan E, Castorina P, Ambrosetti U, Nowakowska-Szyrwinska E, Bal J, Wiszniewski W, Janecke AR, Nekahm-Heis D, Seeman P, Bendova O, Kenna MA, Frangulov A, Rehm HL, Tekin M, Incesulu A, Dahl HH, du Sart D, Jenkins L, Lucas D, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Avraham KB, Brownstein Z, del Castillo I, Moreno F, Blin N, Pfister M, Sziklai I, Toth T, Kelley PM, Cohn ES, Van Maldergem L, Hilbert P, Roux AF, Mondain M, Hoefsloot LH, Cremers CW, Lopponen T, Lopponen H, Parving A, Gronskov K, Schrijver I, Roberson J, Gualandi F, Martini A, Lina-Granade G, Pallares-Ruiz N, Correia C, Fialho G, Cryns K, Hilgert N, Van de Heyning P, Nishimura CJ, Smith RJ, Van Camp G. GJB2 mutations and degree of hearing loss: a multicenter study. Am J Hum Genet. 2005; 77(6):945-57.
  14. Kenna MA, Rehm HL, Robson C, Frangulov A, McCallum J, Yaeger D, Krantz ID. Additional Clinical Manifestations in Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Biallelic GJB2 Mutations: Who Should Be Offered GJB2 Testing? Am J Med Genet. 2007; 143A(14):1560-66.
  15. Putcha GV, Bejjani BA, Bleoo S, Booker JK, Carey JC, Carson N, Das S, Dempsey MA, Gastier-Foster JM, Greinwald JH, Hoffmann ML, Jeng L, Kenna MA, Khababa I, Lilley M, Mao R, Muralidharan K, Otani IM, Rehm HL, Schaefer F, Seltzer WK, Spector EB,Springer MA, Weck KE, Wenstrup RJ, Withrow S, Wu B-L, Zariwala MA, Schrijver I. A multicenter study of the frequency and distribution of GJB2 and GJB6 mutations in a large North American cohort. Genetics in Medicine. 2007. Accepted.
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