Bio

Debra Abrams

Debra Abrams is a data analysis specialist at the Center for Applied Genomics. She joined CAG in 2010 and facilitates data abstraction from electronic medical records that will aid in determining genotype/phenotype correlations. She received her B.A. in Biology from Rutgers University and her M.G.C. from the University of Maryland. Her background is in genetic counseling and clinical research.

Publications

CAG Publications

Phenotype specific association of the TGFBR3 locus with nonsyndromic cryptorchidism.
Barthold JS, Wang Y, Kolon TF, Kollin C, Nordenskjöld A, Olivant Fisher A, Figueroa TE, BaniHani AH, Hagerty JA, Gonzalez R, Noh PH, Chiavacci RM, Harden KR, Abrams DJ, Kim CE, Mateson AB, Robbins AK, Li J, Akins RE Jr, Hakonarson H, Devoto M.
J Urol. 2015 May;193(5):1637-45. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.10.097. Epub 2014 Oct 25.



B-37The Relationship between Body Mass Index and Executive Function from Late Childhood through Adolescence.
Zamzow J, Culnan E, Spiers M, Calkins M, Satterthwaite T, Ruparel K, Abrams D, Chiavacci R, Hakonarson H, Gur R.
Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Sep;29(6):550. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acu038.125.



B-36Relationships between Body Mass Index and Social Cognition among 8-19 Year-Olds.
Culnan E, Zamzow J, Spiers M, Calkins M, Satterthwaite T, Ruparel K, Abrams D, Chiavacci R, Hakonarson H, Gur R.
Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Sep;29(6):550. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acu038.124.



Common variants at five new loci associated with early-onset inflammatory bowel disease.
Imielinski M, Baldassano RN, Griffiths A, Russell RK, Annese V, Dubinsky M, Kugathasan S, Bradfield JP, Walters TD, Sleiman P, Kim CE, Muise A, Wang K, Glessner JT, Saeed S, Zhang H, Frackelton EC, Hou C, Flory JH, Otieno G, Chiavacci RM, Grundmeier R, et al.
Nat Genet. 2009 Dec;41(12):1335-40. doi: 10.1038/ng.489. Epub 2009 Nov 15.



Loci on 20q13 and 21q22 are associated with pediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease.
Kugathasan S, Baldassano RN, Bradfield JP, Sleiman PM, Imielinski M, Guthery SL, Cucchiara S, Kim CE, Frackelton EC, Annaiah K, Glessner JT, Santa E, Willson T, Eckert AW, Bonkowski E, Shaner JL, Smith RM, Otieno FG, Peterson N, Abrams DJ, Chiavacci RM, Grundmeier R, et al.
Nat Genet. 2008 Oct;40(10):1211-5. doi: 10.1038/ng.203. Epub 2008 Aug 31.



Association of the T300A non-synonymous variant of the ATG16L1 gene with susceptibility to paediatric Crohn's disease.
Baldassano RN, Bradfield JP, Monos DS, Kim CE, Glessner JT, Casalunovo T, Frackelton EC, Otieno FG, Kanterakis S, Shaner JL, Smith RM, Eckert AW, Robinson LJ, Onyiah CC, Abrams DJ, Chiavacci RM, Skraban R, Devoto M, Grant SF, Hakonarson H.
Gut. 2007 Aug;56(8):1171-3. No abstract available.



Association of variants of the interleukin-23 receptor gene with susceptibility to pediatric Crohn's disease.
Baldassano RN, Bradfield JP, Monos DS, Kim CE, Glessner JT, Casalunovo T, Frackelton EC, Otieno FG, Kanterakis S, Shaner JL, Smith RM, Eckert AW, Robinson LJ, Onyiah CC, Abrams DJ, Chiavacci RM, Skraban R, Devoto M, Grant SF, Hakonarson H.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Aug;5(8):972-6. Epub 2007 Jul 6.