Antony E Shrimpton, PhD

Antony E Shrimpton, PhD
Appointed 08/11/92
4848 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-6807

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pathology: Clinical Pathology, Cytogenetics, Molecular Diagnostics

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medical Genetics Research Center

Education & Fellowships

  • PhD: University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1981
  • MS: Birmingham University, Birmingham, England, 1978, Applied Genetics
  • BS: Nottingham University, Nottingham, England, 1977, Botany and Zoology

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical molecular genetics and oncology

Research Interests

  • Mapping human genetic disease mutations

Specialties & Certification

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Cytogenetics/ Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Diagnostics (ABCC)

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Genetic Conditions

Treats

  • Adults and Children

Treatments/Services

  • Genetic Testing
  • Laboratory Services

Associations/Memberships

  • Association of Molecular Pathology (AMP)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Publications

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Research Abstract

I am interested in gene identification and mutation characterization in human diseases including the genes for Congenital vertical talus (CVT)and pes cavus, Familial Encephalopathy with Neuroserpin inclusion bodies(FENIB), Dent disease, Desbuquois dysplasia and Autism genetics.

Familial Encephalopathy with Neuroserpin inclusion bodies(FENIB) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by dementia and epilepsy and unique inclusion bodies in the cerebral cortex. Specific mutations in the Neuroserpin gene (SERPINI1)can result in neuroserpin polymerization and accumulation within neurones. These inclusion bodies are composed of aggregates of mutant neuroserpin which are correlated with disease severity.

Investigation of a family with autosomal dominant congenital vertical talus (CVT)and/or pes cavus lead to the identification of a mutation in the HOXD10 gene.

Dent disease is an X-linked disorder characterized by renal Fanconi syndrome with nephrocalcinosis and renal stones, with mutations so far identified in the CLCN5 and OCRL1 genes.

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