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Faculty

Stephen G. Kahler, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Professor, College of Medicine

Sections

  • Genetics & Metabolism

Specialties

  • Genetics

Contact Information

  • Email: KahlerStephenG@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-2966
    Fax: 501-364-1564
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • M.D., Duke University, 1973
  • A.B., Princeton University, 1969

Training

  • Internship, Pediatrics, University Hospital, 1973-1974
  • Resident , Pediatrics, University Hospital, 1974-1976
  • Chief Resident (5 months--shared chief res position), Pediatrics, University Hospital, 1975-1976
  • Fellowship, Genetics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1977-1980

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Medical Genetics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Translational Research, Birth defects, inborn errors of metabolism, autism (especially biochemical and nutritional aspects), and anything with a genetic component; Newborn screening

Recent Honors

  • Patient Pals List, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2013
  • Victory Vision Pins for Communication and Quality., Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2013

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, May M,Hwang KS,Miles J,Williams C,Niranjan T,Kahler SG,Chiurazzi P,Steindl K,Van Der Spek PJ,Swagemakers S,Mueller J,Stefl S,Alexov E,Ryu JI,Choi JH,Kim HT,Tarpey P,Neri G,Holloway L,Skinner C,Stevenson RE,Dorsky RI,Wang T,Schwartz CE,Kim CH ZC4H2, an XLID gene, is required for the generation of a specific subset of CNS interneurons. Hum Mol Genet 2015 Sep 1 24 (17): 4848-61.
  • Journal Article, Frye RE,Slattery J,MacFabe DF,Allen-Vercoe E,Parker W,Rodakis J,Adams JB,Krajmalnik-Brown R,Bolte E,Kahler S,Jennings J,James J,Cerniglia CE,Midtvedt T Approaches to studying and manipulating the enteric microbiome to improve autism symptoms. Microb Ecol Health Dis 2015 26 26878.
  • Journal Article, Lam C,Golas GA,Davids M,Huizing M,Kane MS,Krasnewich DM,Malicdan MC,Adams DR,Markello TC,Zein WM,Gropman AL,Lodish MB,Stratakis CA,Maric I,Rosenzweig SD,Baker EH,Ferreira CR,Danylchuk NR,Kahler S,Garnica AD,Bradley Schaefer G,Boerkoel CF,Gahl WA,Wolfe LA Expanding the clinical and molecular characteristics of PIGT-CDG, a disorder of glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchors. Mol Genet Metab 2015 Jun-Jul 115 (2-3): 128-40.
  • Journal Article, Parikh S., Goldstein A., Koenig MK., Scaglia F., Enns GM., Saneto R., Anselm I., Collins A., Cohen BH., Debrosse SD., Dimmock D., Falk MJ., Ganesh J., Greene C., Gropman AL., Haas R., Kahler SG., Kamholz J., Kendall F., Korson MS., Mattman A., Milone M., Niyazov D., Pearl PL., Reimschisel T., Salvarinova-Zivkovic R., Sims K., Tarnopolsky M., Tsao CY., van Hove J., Walsh L., Wolfe LA. Practice patterns of mitochondrial disease physicians in North America. Part 1: Diagnostic and clinical challenges.. Mitochondrion 2014 Jan; 14(1):26-33.
  • Journal Article, Parikh S., Goldstein A., Koenig MK., Scaglia F., Enns GM., Saneto R., Anselm I., Collins A., Cohen BH., DeBrosse SD., Dimmock D., Ganesh J., Greene C., Gropman AL., Haas R., Kahler SG., Kamholz J., Kendall F., Korson MS., Mattman A., Milone M., Niyazov D., Pearl PL., Reimschisel T., Salvarinova-Zivkovic R., Sims K., Tarnopolsky M., Tsao CY., van Hove J., Walsh L., Wolfe LA. Practice patterns of mitochondrial disease physicians in North America. Part 2: treatment, care and management.. Mitochondrion 2013 Nov; 13(6):681-7.
  • Journal Article, Sanmann JN;Bishay DL;Starr LJ;Bell CA;Pickering DL;Stevens JM;Kahler SG;Olney AH;Schaefer GB;Sanger WG; Characterization of six novel patients with MECP2 duplications due to unbalanced rearrangements of the X chromosome. Am J Med Genet A 2012 Jun 158A (6): 1285 - 1291.
  • Journal Article, Nitschke Y;Baujat G;Botschen U;Wittkampf T;du MM;Stella J;Le MM;Guest G;Lambot K;Tazarourte-Pinturier MF;Chassaing N;Roche O;Feenstra I;Loechner K;Deshpande C;Garber SJ;Chikarmane R;Steinmann B;Shahinyan T;Martorell L;Davies J;Smith WE;Kahler SG;McCulloch M;Wraige E;Loidi L;Hohne W;Martin L;Hadj-Rabia S;Terkeltaub R;Rutsch F; Generalized arterial calcification of infancy and pseudoxanthoma elasticum can be caused by mutations in either ENPP1 or ABCC6. Am J Hum Genet 2012 Jan 13 90 (1): 25 - 39.
  • Journal Article, Melnyk S;Fuchs GJ;Schulz E;Lopez M;Kahler SG;Fussell JJ;Bellando J;Pavliv O;Rose S;Seidel L;Gaylor DW;James SJ; Metabolic imbalance associated with methylation dysregulation and oxidative damage in children with autism. J Autism Dev Disord 2012 Mar 42 (3): 367 - 377.
  • Journal Article, Ware SM;El-Hassan N;Kahler SG;Zhang Q;Ma YW;Miller E;Wong B;Spicer RL;Craigen WJ;Kozel BA;Grange DK;Wong LJ; Infantile cardiomyopathy caused by a mutation in the overlapping region of mitochondrial ATPase 6 and 8 genes. J Med Genet 2009 May 46 (5): 308 - 314.
  • Journal Article, Stamm DS;Powell CM;Stajich JM;Zismann VL;Stephan DA;Chesnut B;Aylsworth AS;Kahler SG;Deak KL;Gilbert JR;Speer MC; Novel congenital myopathy locus identified in Native American Indians at 12q13.13-14.1. Neurology 2008 Nov 25 71 (22): 1764 - 1769.

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