Eric Hoffman, PhD Geneticist

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  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

    This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

    Outside Interests

    • ReveraGen BioPharma
    • AGADA BioSciences

    Education & Training

    Education & Training

    • PHD, Pediatrics/ Genetics, 1988
      Harvard Medical School
    • Fellowship Program, Genetics, 1988
      Children's Hospital of Boston
    • PHD, 1986
      Johns Hopkins University
    • BA, Biology, Music, 1982
      Gettysburg College
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    Jackson's Story

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    Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    ACTN3 and MLCK Genotype Associations with Exertional Muscle Damage

    (2005) Journal of Applied Physiology

    Automated Sequence Screening of the Entire Dystrophin CDNA in Duchenne Dystrophy Point Mutilation Detection

    (2005) American Journal of Medical Genetics

    Changes in Ubiquitin Proteasome Pathway Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle with Exercise and Statins

    (2005) Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

    Decreased Asialotransferrin in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Childhoodonset Ataxia and Central Nervous System HypomyelinationVanishing White Matter Disease

    (2005) Clinical Chemistry

    Early Onset of Inflammation and Later Involvement of TGF in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    (2005) Neurology

    Elevated StearoylCoA Desaturase1 Expression in Skeletal Muscle Contributes to Abnormal Fatty Acid Partitioning in Obese Humans

    (2005) Cell Metabolism

    Expression of Two Temporally Distinct Microgliarelated Gene Clusters After Spinal Cord Injury

    (2005) Glia

    Expression Profiling of Experimental Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Reveals a Heterogeneous Genomic Response Related to Distance from Impact and Injury Severity

    (2005) Physiological Genomics

    Proteome Analysis of Skeletal Muscle from Obese and Morbidly Obese Women

    (2005) Diabetes

    Variability in Muscle Size and Strength Gain After Unilateral Resistance Training

    (2005) Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

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