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Dr. Christine Seidman, MD
Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

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Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dept. of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 432-7871
Fax: (617) 432-7832

cseidman@genetics.med.harvard.edu

MEET OUR TEAM
INVESTIGATORS:
Dr. Simon Body
Dr. Ronen Durst
Dr. Mahyar Heydarpour
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Christine Seidman
Dr. Jon Seidman
Dr. Stan Shernan
Dr. Susan Slaugenhaupt
STAFF:
Dr. Kujtim Bodinaku
Ms. Svetlana Gorbatov
Mr. James Gosnell
Ms. Adrienne Kicza
Ms. Barbara McDonough
Ms. Leah Rastiello
Ms. Elizabeth Sparks

Christine (Kricket) Seidman, MD, is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In 2005 she was named the Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine. She is also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She was an undergraduate at Harvard College and received a M.D. from George Washington University School of Medicine in 1978. Dr. Seidman served as an intern and resident in Internal Medicine at John Hopkins Hospital and received subspecialty training in cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She joined the staff at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 1987 and is currently the Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center. She is a member of the Institutes of Medicine (1999) and the National Academies of Science (2005).

Education / Training
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC Residencies / Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, and and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Research focus:
Inherited cardiovascular disorders

Representative Publications:
Greenway SC, Pereira AC, Lin JC, DePalma SR, Israel SJ, Mesquita SM, Ergul E, Conta JH, Korn JM, McCarroll SA, Gorham JM, Gabriel S, Altshuler DM, Quintanilla-Dieck Mde L, Artunduaga MA, Eavey RD, Plenge RM, Shadick NA, Weinblatt ME, De Jager PL, Hafler DA, Breitbart RE, Seidman JG, Seidman CE. De novo copy number variants identify new genes and loci in isolated sporadic tetralogy of Fallot. Nat Genet. 2009 Aug;41(8):931-5. PubMed PMID: 19597493.

Herman DS, Hovingh GK, Iartchouk O, Rehm HL, Kucherlapati R, Seidman JG, Seidman CE. Filter-based hybridization capture of subgenomes enables resequencing and copy-number detection. Nat Methods. 2009 Jul;6(7):507-10. PubMed PMID: 19543287.

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