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David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD

Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor of Neurology
Professor, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, and Genetics

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Neuro Oncology
Neurofibromatosis

Board Certifications

Neurology
Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Inherited cancer syndromes of the nervous system, neurofibromatosis, NF1, NF2, familial cancer syndromes that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.  Read more about neurofibromatosis at the new Washington University NF Center web site.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Second Floor, Suite D
Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-2523

Education

Education

Fellowship: Human Molecular Genetics, University of Michigan Medical Center 1993
Residency: Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 1990
Medical Degree: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1986
Ph.D.: Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1984
M.S.: Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1980

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Commentary: Identification of Mutation Regions on <i>NF1</i> Responsible for High- and Low-Risk Development of Optic Pathway Glioma in Neurofibromatosis Type I.
Anastasaki C, Gao F, Gutmann DH
Front Genet. 2019; 10115. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00115.

PMID:
    30881378
    [PubMed]
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Comprehensive gene expression meta-analysis identifies signature genes that distinguish microglia from peripheral monocytes/macrophages in health and glioma.
Haage V, Semtner M, Vidal RO, Hernandez DP, Pong WW, Chen Z, Hambardzumyan D, Magrini V, Ly A, Walker J, Mardis E, Mertins P, Sauer S, Kettenmann H, Gutmann DH
Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2019 Feb 14; 7(1)20. doi: 10.1186/s40478-019-0665-y.

PMID:
    30764877
    [PubMed - in process]
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Challenges to curing primary brain tumours.
Aldape K, Brindle KM, Chesler L, Chopra R, Gajjar A, Gilbert MR, Gottardo N, Gutmann DH, Hargrave D, Holland EC, Jones DTW, Joyce JA, Kearns P, Kieran MW, Mellinghoff IK, Merchant M, Pfister SM, Pollard SM, Ramaswamy V, Rich JN, Robinson GW, Rowitch DH, Sampson JH, Taylor MD, Workman P, Gilbertson RJ
Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2019 Feb 7; doi: 10.1038/s41571-019-0177-5.

PMID:
    30733593
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Adaptive functioning in children with neurofibromatosis type 1: relationship to cognition, behavior, and magnetic resonance imaging.
Eby NS, Griffith JL, Gutmann DH, Morris SM
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2019 Jan 18; doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14144.

PMID:
    30659594
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clearing the Fog surrounding Chemobrain.
Gutmann DH
Cell. 2019 Jan 10; 176(1-2)2-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.12.027.

PMID:
    30633904
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neurofibromatosis type 1 (Nf1)-mutant mice exhibit increased sleep fragmentation.
Anastasaki C, Rensing N, Johnson KJ, Wong M, Gutmann DH
J Sleep Res. 2019 Jan 4; e12816. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12816.

PMID:
    30609083
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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KIAA1549-BRAF Expression Establishes a Permissive Tumor Microenvironment Through NFκB-Mediated CCL2 Production.
Chen R, Keoni C, Waker CA, Lober RM, Gutmann DH, Chen YH
Neoplasia. 2019 Jan; 21(1)52-60. doi: 10.1016/j.neo.2018.11.007.

PMID:
    30504064
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variability of Betweenness Centrality and Its Effect on Identifying Essential Genes.
Durón C, Pan Y, Gutmann DH, Hardin J, Radunskaya A
Bull Math Biol. 2018 Oct 22; doi: 10.1007/s11538-018-0526-z.

PMID:
    30350013
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Genetically engineered minipigs model the major clinical features of human neurofibromatosis type 1.
Isakson SH, Rizzardi AE, Coutts AW, Carlson DF, Kirstein MN, Fisher J, Vitte J, Williams KB, Pluhar GE, Dahiya S, Widemann BC, Dombi E, Rizvi T, Ratner N, Messiaen L, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Fahrenkrug SC, Gutmann DH, Giovannini M, Moertel CL, Largaespada DA, Watson AL
Commun Biol. 2018; 1158. doi: 10.1038/s42003-018-0163-y.

PMID:
    30302402
    [PubMed]
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Increased prevalence of brain tumors classified as T2 hyperintensities in neurofibromatosis 1.
Griffith JL, Morris SM, Mahdi J, Goyal MS, Hershey T, Gutmann DH
Neurol Clin Pract. 2018 Aug; 8(4)283-291. doi: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000494.

PMID:
    30140579
    [PubMed]
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Independent <i>NF1</i> mutations underlie café-au-lait macule development in a woman with segmental NF1.
Freret ME, Anastasaki C, Gutmann DH
Neurol Genet. 2018 Aug; 4(4)e261. doi: 10.1212/NXG.0000000000000261.

PMID:
    30065955
    [PubMed]
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Height Growth Impairment in Children With Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Is Characterized by Decreased Pubertal Growth Velocity in Both Sexes.
Zessis NR, Gao F, Vadlamudi G, Gutmann DH, Hollander AS
J Child Neurol. 2018 Oct; 33(12)762-766. doi: 10.1177/0883073818786807.

PMID:
    30009646
    [PubMed - in process]
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Graph complexity analysis identifies an ETV5 tumor-specific network in human and murine low-grade glioma.
Pan Y, Duron C, Bush EC, Ma Y, Sims PA, Gutmann DH, Radunskaya A, Hardin J
PLoS One. 2018; 13(5)e0190001. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190001.

PMID:
    29787563
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Insights into optic pathway glioma vision loss from mouse models of neurofibromatosis type 1.
Freret ME, Gutmann DH
J Neurosci Res. 2019 Jan; 97(1)45-56. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24250.

PMID:
    29704429
    [PubMed - in process]
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Athymic mice reveal a requirement for T-cell-microglia interactions in establishing a microenvironment supportive of <i>Nf1</i> low-grade glioma growth.
Pan Y, Xiong M, Chen R, Ma Y, Corman C, Maricos M, Kindler U, Semtner M, Chen YH, Dahiya S, Gutmann DH
Genes Dev. 2018 Apr 1; 32(7-8)491-496. doi: 10.1101/gad.310797.117.

PMID:
    29632086
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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β-III-spectrin immunohistochemistry as a potential diagnostic tool with high sensitivity for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
Hirbe AC, Zhang X, Dahiya S, Godec A, Chrisinger J, Tao Y, Luo J, Gutmann DH
Neuro Oncol. 2018 May 18; 20(6)858-860. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noy038.

PMID:
    29596596
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Conserved Circadian Function for the Neurofibromatosis 1 Gene.
Bai L, Lee Y, Hsu CT, Williams JA, Cavanaugh D, Zheng X, Stein C, Haynes P, Wang H, Gutmann DH, Sehgal A
Cell Rep. 2018 Mar 27; 22(13)3416-3426. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.03.014.

PMID:
    29590612
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neurofibromatosis type 1.
Cimino PJ, Gutmann DH
Handb Clin Neurol. 2018; 148799-811. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64076-5.00051-X.

PMID:
    29478615
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A genotype-phenotype correlation for quantitative autistic trait burden in neurofibromatosis 1.
Morris SM, Gutmann DH
Neurology. 2018 Feb 20; 90(8)377-379. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005000.

PMID:
    29367450
    [PubMed - in process]
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Optic Pathway Gliomas in Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
Campen CJ, Gutmann DH
J Child Neurol. 2018 Jan; 33(1)73-81. doi: 10.1177/0883073817739509.

PMID:
    29246098
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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