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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Neuroimaging
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Neurogenetics

Education & Training

  • B.A., Biology, Biochemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, (1982-1985)
  • M.D., Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, (1988-1992)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, (1992-1994)
  • Fellowship, Neurology, George Washington University/Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, (1994-1997)
  • Post-doctoral, Genetics, Biochemical Genetics, National Institutes of Health, Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, (1997-2000)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Neurology, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Andrea Gropman, M.D., specializes in neurogenetics, with a focus on mitochondrial disorders and Smith Magenis syndrome.

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Outside Interests

  • Lynne Urea Cycle Consortium 
  • Biostrategies
  • GLG
  • LEK
  • McKesson 
  • Biostrategies Group
  • Gerson Lehrman Group, INC.
  • L.E.K. Consulting
  • McKesson Corp

Research & Publications