William Wilcox, MD, Medical Genetics, Atlanta, GA, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

WilliamWilcoxMDPhD

Medical Genetics Atlanta, GA

Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics

Professor of Human Genetics, Emory University

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Education & Training

  • Intercampus Medical Genetics Training ProgramOtherTraining
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterResidency
  • Molecular Biology, UCLAOtherTraining
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical CenterInternship
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLADavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAMedicalSchool
  • Biochemistry and Mathematics, UCLAOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License 1989 - 2021
  • MS State Medical LicenseMS State Medical License 1969 - 2017

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • John M. Adams award for excellence in Pediatrics 1988
  • UCLA Alumni Scholar, 1977-1982 1982
  • Phi Beta Kappa 1982
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • Severe achondroplasia with developmental delay and acanthosis nigricans (SADDAN): phenotypic analysis of a new skeletal dysplasia caused by a lys650met mutation in fi...  Bellus, G.A., Bamshad, M.J., Przylepa, K., Dorst, J., Lee, R., Hurko, O., Jabs, E.W., Curry, C.J.R., Wilcox, W.R., Lachman, R.S., Rimoin, D.L., Francomano, C.A, Am. J. Med. Genet. 85:53-65
  • Mutations in the gene encoding 3 beta-hydroxysteroid-delta 8, delta 7-isomerase cause X-linked dominant Conradi-Hunermann syndrome.  Braverman, N., Lin, P., Moebius, F.F., Obie, C., Moser, A., Glossman, H., Wilcox, W.R., Rimoin, D.L., Smith, M., Kratz, L., Kelley, R.I., Valle, D, Nat. Genet. 22:291-294
  • Small deletions in the type II collagen triple helix produce Kniest dysplasia.  Wilkin, D.J., Artz, A.S., South, S., Lachman, R.S., Rimoin, D.L., Wilcox, W.R., McKusick, V.A., Stratakis, C.A., Francomano, C.A., Cohn, D.H, Am. J. Med. Genet. 85:105-112
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  • Title
  • Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics. Chapter: Amino acid disorders. 
    Cederbaum, S., Scott, R., Wilcox, W.R
    Editors: Emery, A.E.H., Rimoin, D.L. (eds.).Churchill Livingstone, London
    Edition 3,
  • Surgical Diseases of the Spleen. Chapter: Metabolic disorders and the spleen 
    Wilcox, W.R
    Editors: Hiatt, J.R., Phillips, E.H., Morgenstern, L. (eds.).Springer, Berlin
  • Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics. Chapter: Amino acid disorders 
    Wilcox, W.R., Cederbaum, S
    Editors: Emery, A.E.H., Rimoin, D.L. (eds.).Churchill Livingstone, London
    Edition 4,
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  • Abstracts/Posters
  • Molecular, radiographic and histopathologic correlations in thanatophoric dysplasia. Wilcox, W., Tavormina, P., Krakow, D., Lachman, R., Wasmuth, J., Thompson, L., and Rimoin, D, International Skeletal Dysplasia Meeting, Marina Del Rey
  • Cummings syndrome: report of 2 additional cases. Dibbern, K., Graham, J., Lachman, R., Rimoin, D., Wilcox, W, 3rd International Skeletal Dysplasia Meeting, Marina Del Rey
  • Platyspondylic lethal skeletal dysplasia with secondary pelvic ossification centers: a subtype of the San Diego variant or a distinct entity? Kitoh, H., Lachman, R., Rimoin, D., Wilcox, W, 3rd International Skeletal Dysplasia Meeting, Marina Del Rey
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  • Lectures
  • David Smith Conference On Dysmorphology. Greenwood
  • Bone Dysplasia Society. Versailles
  • Western Society for Pediatric Research. Carmel
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Grant Support

  • Clinical Trial: A 12-Week Study To Evaluate The Safety Of At1001 In Patients WitNational Center For Research Resources2008
  • A 12-Week Study To Evaluate The Safety Of At1001 In Patients With Fabry DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Multi-Center, OPEN Label Study Of The Safety And Efficacy Of FabrazymeNational Center For Research Resources2006
  • Multi-Center, OPEN Label Study Of The Safety And Efficacy Of Fabrazyme In PatienNational Center For Research Resources2005
  • A Multicenter, OPEN Label Extension Study Agalactosidase A (R-Hagal)National Center For Research Resources2005
  • A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study Of The SafetyNational Center For Research Resources2005
  • Trial Of Antiresporptive Therapy For Osteopenia In Pediatric Gaucher PatientsNational Center For Research Resources2004
  • Trial Of Antiresorptive Therapy For Osteopenia In Pediatric Gaucher PatientsNational Center For Research Resources2004
  • Multicenter, OPEN Label Extension Study ...A-GalactosidNational Center For Research Resources2004
  • Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo ControNational Center For Research Resources2004
  • Effect Of FGFR3 Gene Mutation On Linear Bone GrowthNational Center For Research Resources1999–2001
  • Safety &Efficacy Of Rhagal Replacement In Patients With Fabry'S DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources2000
  • Collagen Stability In Osteogenesis ImperfectaNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases1993

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