Dr. Nicole Pauline Safina MD
Geneticist | Clinical Genetics (M.D.)2401 Gillham Rd Genetics Cmh Kansas City MO, 64108
Dr. Nicole Safina practices Genetic Medicine in Kansas City, MO. As a geneticist, Dr. Safina 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. Safina carries out studies, tests, and counsels patients with genetic diseases.
Education and Training
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 1998
Medical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical GeneticsABMG
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Rapid whole-genome sequencing for genetic disease diagnosis in neonatal intensive care units.
- A patient with polymerase E1 deficiency (POLE1): clinical features and overlap with DNA breakage/instability syndromes.
- A novel epileptic encephalopathy mutation in KCNB1 disrupts Kv2.1 ion selectivity, expression, and localization.
- Naval Medical Center (Portsmouth) Program
- Genetics, Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 2008
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