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David Claassen, MD, PhD

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Hematology Oncology

Contact Information

Office
1326 BT
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-1905

Education

BA, Biology, Carleton College
PhD, Cancer Research Graduate Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center
MD, Medicine, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Resident, Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern/Children's Medical Center
Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certification, Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Publications

Claassen, D. A., Desler, M. M. & Rizzino, A. (2009). ROCK inhibition enhances the recovery and growth of cryopreserved human embryonic stem cells and human induced pluripotent stem cells. Molecular reproduction and development, 76(8), 722-32. PMID: 19235204.

Boer, B., Cox, J. L., Claassen, D., Mallanna, S. K., Desler, M. & Rizzino, A. (2009). Regulation of the Nanog gene by both positive and negative cis-regulatory elements in embryonal carcinoma cells and embryonic stem cells. Molecular reproduction and development, 76(2), 173-82. PMID: 18537119.

Claassen, D. A., Lahue, R. S. (2007). Expansions of CAG.CTG repeats in immortalized human astrocytes. Human molecular genetics, 16(24), 3088-96. PMID: 17881653.

Griffin, A. E., Cobb, B. R., Anderson, P. D., Claassen, D. A., Helip-Wooley, A., Huizing, M. & Gahl, W. A. (2005). Detection of hemizygosity in Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome by quantitative real-time PCR. Clinical genetics, 68(1), 23-30. PMID: 15952982.

Huizing, M., Hess, R., Dorward, H., Claassen, D. A., Helip-Wooley, A., Kleta, R., Kaiser-Kupfer, M. I., White, J. G. & Gahl, W. A. (2004). Cellular, molecular and clinical characterization of patients with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 5. Traffic (Copenhagen, Denmark), 5(9), 711-22. PMID: 15296495.

Griffin, A., Anderson, P., Claassen, D. A., Gahl, W. A. & Huizing, M. (2004). Hemizygosity at 10q23 in a family with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 1. (Vols. 81). (3), pp. 171. Molecular genetics and metabolism.

Helip-Wooley, A., Huizing, M., Dorward, H., Claassen, D. A., Hess, R. & Gahl, W. A. (2004). Abnormal vesicle formation and trafficking in Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome cells. (Vols. 81). (3), pp. 172. Molecular genetics and metabolism.

Hess, R. A., Claassen, D. A., White, J., Gahl, W. A. & Huizing, M. (2003). Huizing M. Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 5 and type 6: Four new patients. (Vols. 73). (Supplement), pp. 1676. American journal of human genetics.

Huizing, M., Helip-Wooley, A., Dorward, H., Claassen, D. A., Hess, R. & Gahl, W. A. (2003). Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: a model for abnormal vesicle formation and trafficking. (Vols. 16). (5), pp. 584. Pigment cell research.

Anderson, P. D., Huizing, M., Claassen, D. A., White, J. & Gahl, W. A. (2003). Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 4 (HPS-4): clinical and molecular characteristics. Human genetics, 113(1), 10-17. PMID: 12664304.