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Ina Enginco Amarillo, PhD, FACMG

Assistant Professor, Pathology and Immunology
Division of Laboratory & Genomic Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Cytogenomics and Molecular Pathology

Specialty Areas

Pathology
Cytogenetics

Board Certifications

Medical Genetics
Clinical Cytogenetics

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Constitutional and cancer cytogenomics, molecular genetics, molecular pathology, disorders of sex development clinical team.

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Research Fellow, Molecular Biology and Cytogenetics: Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine- New York University, New York, NY 2009
PhD, Biology - Plant Molecular Cytogenetics: Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 2007
Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Clinical Cytogenetics: Columbia University, New York, NY 2010
Fellowship, Clinical Cytogenomics: University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2012
BS, Biology - Plant Cytogenetics: University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines 1992
MSc, Biology - Human Cytogenetics: De La Salle University Manila, Philippines 2001

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Risk association of congenital anomalies in patients with ambiguous genitalia: A 22-year single-center experience.
Heeley JM, Hollander AS, Austin PF, Merritt DF, Wesevich VG, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis DSD Team., Amarillo IE
J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Apr; 14(2)153.e1-153.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2017.09.027.

PMID:
    29157626
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mixed Donor Chimerism Following Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplant.
Rashidi A, Brennan DC, Amarillo IE, Wellen JR, Cashen A
Exp Clin Transplant. 2018 Jun; 16(3)307-313. doi: 10.6002/ect.2016.0299.

PMID:
    28661312
    [PubMed - in process]
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Small copy-number variations involving genes of the FGF pathway in differences in sex development.
Hagan A, Amarillo IE
Hum Genome Var. 2017; 417011. doi: 10.1038/hgv.2017.11.

PMID:
    28446957
    [PubMed]
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Integrated small copy number variations and epigenome maps of disorders of sex development.
Amarillo IE, Nievera I, Hagan A, Huchthagowder V, Heeley J, Hollander A, Koenig J, Austin P, Wang T
Hum Genome Var. 2016; 316012. doi: 10.1038/hgv.2016.12.

PMID:
    27340555
    [PubMed]
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De novo 9q gain in an infant with tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve: Patient report and review of congenital heart disease in 9q duplication syndrome.
Amarillo IE, O'Connor S, Lee CK, Willing M, Wambach JA
Am J Med Genet A. 2015 Dec; 167A(12)2966-74. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37296.

PMID:
    26768185
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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De novo single exon deletion of AUTS2 in a patient with speech and language disorder: a review of disrupted AUTS2 and further evidence for its role in neurodevelopmental disorders.
Amarillo IE, Li WL, Li X, Vilain E, Kantarci S
Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Apr; 164A(4)958-65. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36393.

PMID:
    24459036
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Familial microdeletion of 17q24.3 upstream of SOX9 is associated with isolated Pierre Robin sequence due to position effect.
Amarillo IE, Dipple KM, Quintero-Rivera F
Am J Med Genet A. 2013 May; 161A(5)1167-72. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.35847.

PMID:
    23532965
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Genetics and genomics of: disorders of sex development (DSD), gonadoblastoma, orphan/rare diseases, genetics and social health of transgender individuals.