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Eric P. Hoffman, PhD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine

Brain Tumor Institute (Neuro-Oncology Program)

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Genetic Medicine Research
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National Provider Identifier
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA, usaBachelor of Arts Biology, Music 1982
Post Graduate Education Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MDDoctor of Philosophy 1986
Post Doctorate Harvard Medical School Boston, MADoctor of Philosophy Pediatrics/ Genetics 1986 -1988
National & International Recognitions
Distinguished Researcher AwardGeorge Washington University2000
Human Genetics Teaching Award1998
Chancellor's Distinguished Research AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh1996
Young Alumni Achievement AwardGettysburg College1991
HeartSongs AwardMuscular Dystrophy Association

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberNational Institutes of HealthSkeletal Muscle & Exercise Study Session2001 - 2005
MemberMuscular Dystrophy AssociationTranslational Research Committee
Fellow American College of Medical Genetics
MemberSociety for Pediatric Research
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorAn SNP Association Study in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients, Looking at Both Corticosteroid Responsiveness and Natural HistoryChildren's National Medical Center: Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center2005 - 2010
Read more about the research interests of Eric P. Hoffman
Journal Article, Hamed, S.A., Hoffman, E.P. (2005), Automated Sequence Screening of the Entire Dystrophin CDNA in Duchenne Dystrophy: Point Mutilation Detection, American Journal of Medical Genetics.

Other, Byrnes, K.R., De Biase, A., Di Giovanni, S., Faden, A.I., Garay, J., Hoffman, E.P., Knoblach, S.M., Movsesyan, V. (2005), Glia, Expression of Two Temporally Distinct Microglia-related Gene Clusters After Spinal Cord Injury.

Journal Article, Berggren, J.R., Carper, M.J., Dohm, G.L., Hoffman, E.P., Houmard, J.A., Hulver, M.W., Miyazaki, M., Muoio, D.M., Ntambi, J.M., Stevens, R., Thyfault, J.P. (2005), Elevated Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase-1 Expression in Skeletal Muscle Contributes to Abnormal Fatty Acid Partitioning in Obese Humans, Cell Metabolism, 2, 251-261.

Journal Article, Clarkson, P.M., Hittel, D., Hoffman, E.P., Thompson, P.D., Urso, M.L. (2005), Changes in Ubiquitin Proteasome Pathway Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle with Exercise and Statins, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Journal Article, Bakay, M., Chen, Y.C., Hoffman, E.P., McIntyre, O., Nagaraju, K., Rawat, R., Shi, R. (2005), Early Onset of Inflammation and Later Involvement of TGF in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Neurology, 65, 826-834.

Journal Article, De Biase, A., Di Giovanni, S., Faden, A.I., Hoffman, E.P., Knoblach, S., Molon, A. (2005), Expression Profiling of Experimental Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Reveals a Heterogeneous Genomic Response Related to Distance from Impact and Injury Severity, Physiological Genomics, 22, 368-381.

Journal Article, Angelopoulos, T.J., Clarkson, P.M., Gordish-Dressman, H., Gordon, P.M., Hoffman, E.P., Hubal, M.J., Moyna, N.M., Pescatello, L.S., Price, T.B., Seip, R.L., Thompson, P.D., Visich, P.S., Zoeller, R.F. (2005), Variability in Muscle Size and Strength Gain After Unilateral Resistance Training, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 37, 964-972.

Journal Article, Clarkson, P.M., Devaney, J.M., Gordish-Dressman, H., Harmon, B., Hoffman, E.P., Hubal, M.J., Kearns, A., Zambraski, E. (2005), ACTN3 and MLCK Genotype Associations with Exertional Muscle Damage, Journal of Applied Physiology, 99, 564-569.

Journal Article, Fabris, D., Hathout, Y., Hoffman, E.P., Kellersberger, K.A., Maletkovic, J., Schiffmann, R., Timmons, M., Vanderver, A. (2005), Decreased Asialotransferrin in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Childhood-onset Ataxia and Central Nervous System Hypomyelination/Vanishing White Matter Disease, Clinical Chemistry, 51, 2031-2042.

Journal Article, Hathout, Y., Hittel, D.S., Hoffman, E.P., Houmard, J.A. (2005), Proteome Analysis of Skeletal Muscle from Obese and Morbidly Obese Women, Diabetes, 54, 1283-1288.

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