Graduate Student Directory


Elizabeth Ruzzo
UPGG Graduate Student

330 LSRC B
Box 91009 DUMC
Durham, N.C. 27710

Phone: 919.681-9433
Fax: 919.668.6787
Email: elizabeth.ruzzo@duke.edu

Jason Reeves

Elizabeth came into Duke through the UPGG (University Program in Genetics and Genomics) program and joined the Goldstein lab in the spring of 2009. She is working on understanding the genetic basis of epilepsy.

Selected Publications

Landsverk ML*, Ruzzo EK*, Mefford HC, Buysse K, Buchan JG, Eichler EE, Petty EM, Peterson EA, Knutzen DM, Barnett K, Farlow MR, Caress J, Parry GJ, Quan D, Gardner KL, Hong M, Simmons Z, Bird TD, Chance PF, Hannibal MC. Duplication within the SEPT9 gene associated with a founder effect in North American families with hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Apr 1;18(7):1200-8.

Hannibal MC, Ruzzo EK, Miller LR, Betz B, Buchan JG, Knutzen DM, Barnett K, Landsverk ML, Brice A, LeGuern E, Bedford HM, Worrall BB, Lovitt S, Appel SH, Andermann E, Bird TD, Chance PF. SEPT9 gene sequencing analysis reveals recurrent mutations in hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy. Neurology. 2009 May 19;72(20):1755-9.

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