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Mendel Tuchman, MD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine

Laboratory Medicine

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
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Specialties: Urea Cycle Disorders

Board CertificationsAmerican Brd of Med Genetics/Clin Biochemical Gen
American Board of Pediatrics
Foreign LanguagesGerman, Italian
National Provider Identifier1861570103

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University Tel-Aviv, IsraelDoctor of Medicine 1974 -1979
National & International Recognitions
Robert Guthrie Award for Advances in Biochemical and Molecular Genetics AAMR

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
PresidentSociety for Inherited Metabolic Disorders2003 - 2009
ChairNational Institute of General Medical SciencesHuman Genetics Scientific Advisory Committee 2005 - 2009
MemberMedical Advisory Committee, National Organization1999 - 2009
MemberMedical Biochemistry Study Section National Instit2001 - 2003
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorGeneral Clinical ResearchNational Institutes of Health/ National Center for Research Resources2004 - 2009
Read more about the research interests of Mendel Tuchman
Journal Article, Rohininath, T., Costello, D.J., Lynch, T., Monavari, A., Tuchman, M., Treacy, E.P. (2004), Fatal presentation of ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency in a 62-year-old man and family studies, Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, 27, 285.

Journal Article, Tuchman, M. (2004), Urea cycle disorders workshop introduction, Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 3.

Journal Article, MacArthur, R.B., Altincatal, A., Tuchman, M. (2004), Pharmacokinetics of sodium phenylacetate and sodium benzoate following intravenous administration as both a bolus and continuous infusion to healthy adult volunteers, Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 67, 73.

Journal Article, Morizono, H., Caldovic, L., Shi, D., Tuchman, M. (2004), Mammalian N-acetylglutamate synthase, Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 81, 4-11.

Journal Article, Gibson, K.M., Gupta, M., Pearl, P.L., Tuchman, M., Vezina, L.G., Snead, O.C., Smit, L.M., Jakobs, C. (2003), Significant behavioral disturbances in succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase (SSADH) deficiency (gamma-hydroxybutyric aciduria), Biological Psychiatry, 54, 769-768.

Journal Article, Takanashi, J.I., Barkovich, A.J., Cheng, S.F., Weisiger, K., Zlatunich, C.O., Mudge, C., Rosenthal, P., Tuchman, M., Packman, S. (2003), Brain MR imaging in neonatal hyperammonemic encephalopathy resulting from proximal urea cycle disorders, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 24, 1184-1187.

Journal Article, Pearl, P.L., Gibson, K.M., Acosta, M.T., Vezina, L.G., Theodore, W.H., Rogawski, M.A., Novotny, E.J., Gropman, A., Conry, J.A., Berry, G.T., Tuchman, M. (2003), Clinical spectrum of succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency, Neurology, 60, 1413-1417.

Journal Article, Caldovic, L. & Tuchman, M. (2003), N-acetylglutamate and its changing role through evolution, Biochemical Journal, 372, 279-290.

Journal Article, Caldovic, L., Morizono, M., Panglao, M., Cheng, S.F., Packman, S., Tuchman, M. (2003), Null mutations in the N-acetylglutamate synthase gene associated with acute neonatal disease and hyperammonemia, Human Genetics, 112, 364-368.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Mendel Tuchman, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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