Sanford Children's Health Research Center

Sanford Children's Health Research Center

Diseases that predominantly affect children are too often unaddressed by the biopharmaceutical industry and government funding agencies.

"I have the utmost confidence that we can discover solutions to some of the most troubling health issues that affect children."

Denny Sanford, Naming donor and Honorary Trustee

 

A world leader in providing solutions to childhood diseases

Our mission is to generate translational discoveries about such childhood diseases as diabetes, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, hypophosphatasia (bone disorders), and congenital disorders of glycosylation.

Program

Human Genetics Program

We are discovering the genetic roots of human disorders and translating that knowledge for patient well-being and potential treatments.

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Publications

Quantitative atomic force microscopy provides new insight into matrix vesicle mineralization.

Plaut JS, Strzelecka-Kiliszek A, Bozycki L, Pikula S, Buchet R, Mebarek S, Chadli M, Bolean M, Simao AMS, Ciancaglini P, Magrini A, Rosato N, Magne D, Girard-Egrot A, Farquharson C, Esener SC, Millan JL, Bottini M

Arch Biochem Biophys 2019 May 30 ;667:14-21

Cardiac Hyaluronan Synthesis Is Critically Involved in the Cardiac Macrophage Response and Promotes Healing After Ischemia Reperfusion Injury.

Petz A, Grandoch M, Gorski DJ, Abrams M, Piroth M, Schneckmann R, Homann S, Müller J, Hartwig S, Lehr S, Yamaguchi Y, Wight TN, Gorressen S, Ding Z, Kötter S, Krüger M, Heinen A, Kelm M, Gödecke A, Flögel U, Fischer JW

Circ Res 2019 May 10 ;124(10):1433-1447

Arrest of Fetal Brain Development in ALG11-Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation.

Mulkey SB, Ng BG, Vezina GL, Bulas DI, Wolfe LA, Freeze HH, Ferreira CR

Pediatr Neurol 2019 May ;94:64-69

Expanding the Molecular and Clinical Phenotypes of FUT8-CDG.

Ng BG, Dastsooz H, Silawi M, Habibzadeh P, Jahan SB, Fard MAF, Halliday BJ, Raymond K, Ruzhnikov MRZ, Tabatabaei Z, Taghipour-Sheshdeh A, Brimble E, Robertson SP, Faghihi MA, Freeze HH

J Inherit Metab Dis 2020 Feb 12 ;

Defining the clinical phenotype of Saul-Wilson syndrome.

Ferreira CR, Zein WM, Huryn LA, Merker A, Berger SI, Wilson WG, Tiller GE, Wolfe LA, Merideth M, Carvalho DR, Duker AL, Bratke H, Haug MG, Rohena L, Hove HB, Xia ZJ, Ng BG, Freeze HH, Gabriel M, Russi AHS, Brick L, Kozenko M, Earl DL, Tham E, Nishimura G, Phillips JA 3rd, Gahl WA, Hamid R, Jackson AP, Grigelioniene G, Bober MB

Genet Med 2020 Jan 17 ;

Recurrent noncoding U1 snRNA mutations drive cryptic splicing in SHH medulloblastoma.

Suzuki H, Kumar SA, Shuai S, Diaz-Navarro A, Gutierrez-Fernandez A, De Antonellis P, Cavalli FMG, Juraschka K, Farooq H, Shibahara I, Vladoiu MC, Zhang J, Abeysundara N, Przelicki D, Skowron P, Gauer N, Luu B, Daniels C, Wu X, Forget A, Momin A, Wang J, Dong W, Kim SK, Grajkowska WA, Jouvet A, Fèvre-Montange M, Garrè ML, Nageswara Rao AA, Giannini C, Kros JM, French PJ, Jabado N, Ng HK, Poon WS, Eberhart CG, Pollack IF, Olson JM, Weiss WA, Kumabe T, López-Aguilar E, Lach B, Massimino M, Van Meir EG, Rubin JB, Vibhakar R, Chambless LB, Kijima N, Klekner A, Bognár L, Chan JA, Faria CC, Ragoussis J, Pfister SM, Goldenberg A, Wechsler-Reya RJ, Bailey SD, Garzia L, Morrissy AS, Marra MA, Huang X, Malkin D, Ayrault O, Ramaswamy V, Puente XS, Calarco JA, Stein L, Taylor MD

Nature 2019 Oct ;574(7780):707-711

Recurrent non-coding U1-snRNA mutations drive cryptic splicing in Shh medulloblastoma.

Suzuki H, Kumar SA, Shuai S, Diaz-Navarro A, Gutierrez-Fernandez A, De Antonellis P, Cavalli FMG, Juraschka K, Farooq H, Shibahara I, Vladoiu MC, Zhang J, Abeysundara N, Przelicki D, Skowron P, Gauer N, Luu B, Daniels C, Wu X, Forget A, Momin A, Wang J, Dong W, Kim SK, Grajkowska WA, Jouvet A, Fèvre-Montange M, Garrè ML, Rao AAN, Giannini C, Kros JM, French PJ, Jabado N, Ng HK, Poon WS, Eberhart CG, Pollack IF, Olson JM, Weiss WA, Kumabe T, López-Aguilar E, Lach B, Massimino M, Van Meir EG, Rubin JB, Vibhakar R, Chambless LB, Kijima N, Klekner A, Bognár L, Chan JA, Faria CC, Ragoussis J, Pfister SM, Goldenberg A, Wechsler-Reya RJ, Bailey SD, Garzia L, Morrissy AS, Marra MA, Huang X, Malkin D, Ayrault O, Ramaswamy V, Puente XS, Calarco JA, Stein L, Taylor MD

Nature 2019 Oct 9 ;

The eIF2α Kinase GCN2 Modulates Period and Rhythmicity of the Circadian Clock by Translational Control of Atf4.

Pathak SS, Liu D, Li T, de Zavalia N, Zhu L, Li J, Karthikeyan R, Alain T, Liu AC, Storch KF, Kaufman RJ, Jin VX, Amir S, Sonenberg N, Cao R

Neuron 2019 Nov 20 ;104(4):724-735.e6

Mutations in topoisomerase IIβ result in a B cell immunodeficiency.

Broderick L, Yost S, Li D, McGeough MD, Booshehri LM, Guaderrama M, Brydges SD, Kucharova K, Patel NC, Harr M, Hakonarson H, Zackai E, Cowell IG, Austin CA, Hügle B, Gebauer C, Zhang J, Xu X, Wang J, Croker BA, Frazer KA, Putnam CD, Hoffman HM

Nat Commun 2019 Aug 13 ;10(1):3644

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