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Seth J. Perlman, MD

Instructor, Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Epilepsy

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Tic disorders, white matter disease, leukodystrophy, epilepsy

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-2523

Education

Education

Neurology Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
MD: Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 2006
Residency: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2008
Pediatric Residency: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The defensive Spiroplasma.
Ballinger MJ, Perlman SJ
Curr Opin Insect Sci. 2019 Apr; 3236-41. doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2018.10.004.

PMID:
    31113629
    [PubMed - in process]
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Population biology of a selfish sex ratio distorting element in a booklouse (Psocodea: Liposcelis).
Hodson CN, Perlman SJ
J Evol Biol. 2019 Aug; 32(8)825-832. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13484.

PMID:
    31066101
    [PubMed - in process]
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Toxin and Genome Evolution in a Drosophila Defensive Symbiosis.
Ballinger MJ, Gawryluk RMR, Perlman SJ
Genome Biol Evol. 2019 Jan 1; 11(1)253-262. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evy272.

PMID:
    30576446
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetics and Genomics of an Unusual Selfish Sex Ratio Distortion in an Insect.
Hamilton PT, Hodson CN, Curtis CI, Perlman SJ
Curr Biol. 2018 Dec 3; 28(23)3864-3870.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.10.035.

PMID:
    30449670
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of defensive symbionts in host-parasite coevolution.
Vorburger C, Perlman SJ
Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2018 Nov; 93(4)1747-1764. doi: 10.1111/brv.12417.

PMID:
    29663622
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evolution and Diversity of Inherited Spiroplasma Symbionts in Myrmica Ants.
Ballinger MJ, Moore LD, Perlman SJ
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018 Feb 15; 84(4)pii: e02299-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02299-17.

PMID:
    29196290
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An exceptional family: Ophiocordyceps-allied fungus dominates the microbiome of soft scale insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccidae).
Gomez-Polo P, Ballinger MJ, Lalzar M, Malik A, Ben-Dov Y, Mozes-Daube N, Perlman SJ, Iasur-Kruh L, Chiel E
Mol Ecol. 2017 Oct; 26(20)5855-5868. doi: 10.1111/mec.14332.

PMID:
    28833928
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Generality of toxins in defensive symbiosis: Ribosome-inactivating proteins and defense against parasitic wasps in Drosophila.
Ballinger MJ, Perlman SJ
PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jul; 13(7)e1006431. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006431.

PMID:
    28683136
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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X chromosome drive in a widespread Palearctic woodland fly, Drosophila testacea.
Keais GL, Hanson MA, Gowen BE, Perlman SJ
J Evol Biol. 2017 Jun; 30(6)1185-1194. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13089.

PMID:
    28402000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Olfactory Preferences of the Parasitic Nematode Howardula aoronymphium and its Insect Host Drosophila falleni.
Cevallos JA, Okubo RP, Perlman SJ, Hallem EA
J Chem Ecol. 2017 Apr; 43(4)362-373. doi: 10.1007/s10886-017-0834-z.

PMID:
    28315996
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Paternal Genome Elimination in <i>Liposcelis</i> Booklice (Insecta: Psocodea).
Hodson CN, Hamilton PT, Dilworth D, Nelson CJ, Curtis CI, Perlman SJ
Genetics. 2017 Jun; 206(2)1091-1100. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.199786.

PMID:
    28292917
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immune genes and divergent antimicrobial peptides in flies of the subgenus Drosophila.
Hanson MA, Hamilton PT, Perlman SJ
BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Oct 24; 16(1)228.

PMID:
    27776480
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial associates of Hyalesthes obsoletus (Hemiptera: Cixiidae), the insect vector of bois noir disease, with a focus on cultivable bacteria.
Iasur-Kruh L, Naor V, Zahavi T, Ballinger MJ, Sharon R, Robinson WE, Perlman SJ, Zchori-Fein E
Res Microbiol. 2017 Jan; 168(1)94-101. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2016.08.005.

PMID:
    27602526
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transcriptome analysis provides insight into venom evolution in a seed-parasitic wasp, Megastigmus spermotrophus.
Paulson AR, Le CH, Dickson JC, Ehlting J, von Aderkas P, Perlman SJ
Insect Mol Biol. 2016 Oct; 25(5)604-16. doi: 10.1111/imb.12247.

PMID:
    27286234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genome Evolution and Nitrogen Fixation in Bacterial Ectosymbionts of a Protist Inhabiting Wood-Feeding Cockroaches.
Tai V, Carpenter KJ, Weber PK, Nalepa CA, Perlman SJ, Keeling PJ
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016 Aug 1; 82(15)4682-4695. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00611-16.

PMID:
    27235430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dissecting the interface between apicomplexan parasite and host cell: Insights from a divergent AMA-RON2 pair.
Parker ML, Penarete-Vargas DM, Hamilton PT, Guérin A, Dubey JP, Perlman SJ, Spano F, Lebrun M, Boulanger MJ
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 12; 113(2)398-403. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1515898113.

PMID:
    26712012
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A ribosome-inactivating protein in a Drosophila defensive symbiont.
Hamilton PT, Peng F, Boulanger MJ, Perlman SJ
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 12; 113(2)350-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1518648113.

PMID:
    26712000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Infection Dynamics and Immune Response in a Newly Described Drosophila-Trypanosomatid Association.
Hamilton PT, Votýpka J, Dostálová A, Yurchenko V, Bird NH, Lukeš J, Lemaitre B, Perlman SJ
mBio. 2015 Sep 15; 6(5)e01356-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01356-15.

PMID:
    26374124
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Morphological and molecular characterization of a sexually reproducing colony of the booklouse Liposcelis bostrychophila (Psocodea: Liposcelididae) found in Arizona.
Yang Q, Kučerová Z, Perlman SJ, Opit GP, Mockford EL, Behar A, Robinson WE, Stejskal V, Li Z, Shao R
Sci Rep. 2015 May 27; 510429. doi: 10.1038/srep10429.

PMID:
    26013922
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Maternal transmission, sex ratio distortion, and mitochondria.
Perlman SJ, Hodson CN, Hamilton PT, Opit GP, Gowen BE
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 18; 112(33)10162-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421391112.

PMID:
    25870270
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

General pediatric neurology