Dr. Derek E Neilson MD
Geneticist | Clinical Genetics (M.D.)1920 E CAMBRIDGE AVE STE 304 PHOENIX AZ, 85006
Dr. Derek Neilson practices Genetic Medicine in Cincinnati, OH. As a geneticist, Dr. Neilson performs experiments and analyzes data to interpret the inheritance of different traits in patients. A geneticist evaluates, diagnoses, and manages patients with hereditary conditions or congenital malformations, genetic risk calculations, and mutation analysis. Dr. Neilson carries out studies, tests, and counsels patients with genetic diseases.
Education and Training
Oregon Health And Science University School of Medicine,Portland, Or, United States 1998
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine 1998
- Autosomal dominant acute necrotizing encephalopathy.
- [Infection-triggered familial or recurrent acute necrotizing encephalopathy].
- Recurrent acute necrotizing encephalopathy following influenza A in a genetically predisposed family.
- Late manifestations of tricho-rhino-pharangeal syndrome in a patient: Expanded skeletal phenotype in adulthood.
- Familial 9q22.3 microduplication spanning PTCH1 causes short stature syndrome with mild intellectual disability and dysmorphic features.
- The interplay of infection and genetics in acute necrotizing encephalopathy.
- Activating PIK3CA alleles and lymphangiogenic phenotype of lymphatic endothelial
- Birth Defects
- CEME/Lakeside Medical Center Program
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- The Function and Structure of DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA is a molecule that contains the instructions an organism needs to develop, live and reproduce. These instructions are found inside every cell and are passed down from parents to their children.The Structure of DNADNA contains molecules called nucleotides, which possess a...
- Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)?Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of genetic disorders that affect the body’s connective tissues, which are proteins that support the blood vessels, skin, bones, and other organs in the body. Connective tissues also provide elasticity and strength to the...
- The History of Muscular Dystrophy
What is muscular dystrophy?Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder, which is often characterized by a progressive type of muscular degeneration and weakness. There are several types of muscular dystrophy, wherein each type eventually leads to an increased disability, strength loss, and potential...
- What Is Pituitary Dwarfism?
IntroductionPituitary dwarfism, also called growth hormone deficiency, is a medical condition wherein the pituitary gland does not produce sufficient amounts of growth hormone. This deficiency often results in children’s slow growth or short stature.An adult with pituitary dwarfism has an average...
- Adalia Rose
OverviewAdalia Rose is an American internet star. She was born with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, which is a premature aging disease. This genetic condition is also commonly known as progeria. During her early infancy stage, her body was much older than the normal age. In spite of her...
- Is My Child More Likely to Develop Autism if a Blood Relative Has Autism?
Autism characterized by impaired social interactions reduced verbal and non-verbal communication and stereotyped behavior and activities. These symptoms appear in early childhood and impair or limit everyday functioning.Autism and geneticsResearchers believe that both environment and genetics play a...