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Kevin Booth

Mentor: Richard Smith, M.D.
Lab Room: 5270 CBRB
Lab Phone: 319-335-6623

Booth KT, Kahrizi K, Babanejad M, Daghagh H, Bademci G, Arzhangi S, Zareabdollahi D, Duman D, El-Amraoui A, Tekin M, Najmabadi H, Azaiez H, Smith RJ. Variants in CIB2 cause DFNB48 and not USH1J. Clin Genet. 2018 Apr;93(4):812-821. doi: 10.1111/cge.13170. Epub 2018 Feb 12. PubMed PMID: 29112224; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5851821.

Booth KT, Azaiez H, Kahrizi K, Wang D, Zhang Y, Frees K, Nishimura C, Najmabadi H, Smith RJ. Exonic mutations and exon skipping: Lessons learned from DFNA5. Hum Mutat. 2018 Mar;39(3):433-440. doi: 10.1002/humu.23384. Epub 2018 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 29266521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5805621.

Michel V, Booth KT, Patni P, Cortese M, Azaiez H, Bahloul A, Kahrizi K, Labbé M, Emptoz A, Lelli A, Dégardin J, Dupont T, Aghaie A, Oficjalska-Pham D, Picaud S, Najmabadi H, Smith RJ, Bowl MR, Brown SD, Avan P, Petit C, El-Amraoui A. CIB2, defective in isolated deafness, is key for auditory hair cell mechanotransduction and survival. EMBO Mol Med. 2017 Dec;9(12):1711-1731. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201708087. PubMed PMID: 29084757; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5709726.

Imtiaz A, Belyantseva IA, Beirl AJ, Fenollar-Ferrer C, Bashir R, Bukhari I, Bouzid A, Shaukat U, Azaiez H, Booth KT, Kahrizi K, Najmabadi H, Maqsood A, Wilson EA, Fitzgerald TS, Tlili A, Olszewski R, Lund M, Chaudhry T, Rehman AU, Starost MF, Waryah AM, Hoa M, Dong L, Morell RJ, Smith RJH, Riazuddin S, Masmoudi S, Kindt KS, Naz S, Friedman TB. CDC14A phosphatase is essential for hearing and male fertility in mouse and human. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Mar 1;27(5):780-798. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx440. PubMed PMID: 29293958.

Booth KT, Kahrizi K, Najmabadi H, Azaiez H, Smith RJ. Old gene, new phenotype: splice-altering variants in CEACAM16 cause recessive non-syndromic hearing impairment. J Med Genet. 2018 Apr 27. pii: jmedgenet-2018-105349. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2018-105349. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29703829.

Booth KT, Azaiez H, Jahan I, Smith, RJH, Fritzsch B. Intracellular Regulome Variability Along the Organ of Corti: Evidence, Approaches, Challenges, and Perspective. 2018 May 8. frontiers in Genetics vol.9 article 156. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00156

Honors and Awards

  • Rex Montgomery Dissertation Pize - 2020