Dr. Cynthia J Tifft MD

Dr. Cynthia Tifft is a medical genetics doctor in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston and has been in practice for 26 years. She is one of 2 doctors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center who specialize in Medical Genetics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Clinical Genetics

Education & Medical Training

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1986 - 1987

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1986

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Medical Genetics
Certified in Clinical Genetics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Multi-lineage somatic activating mutations in HRAS and NRAS cause mosaic cutaneous and skeletal lesions, elevated FGF23, and hypophosphatemia.
Lim, Y. H.,Ovejero, D.,Sugarman, J. S.,Deklotz, C. M.,Maruri, A.,Eichenfield, L. F.,Kelley, P. K.,J├╝ppner, H.,Gottschalk, M.,Tifft, C. J.,Gafni, R. I.,Boyce, A. M.,Cowen, E. W.,Bhattacharyya, N.,Guthrie, L. C.,Gahl, W. A.,Golas, G.,Loring, E. C.,Overton, J. D.,Mane, S. M.,Lifton, R. P.,Levy, M. L.,Collins, M. T.,Choate, K. A.

Novel SNP array analysis and exome sequencing detect a homozygous exon 7 deletion of MEGF10 causing early onset myopathy, areflexia, respiratory distress and dysphagia (EMARDD).
Pierson, T. M.,Markello, T.,Accardi, J.,Wolfe, L.,Adams, D.,Sincan, M.,Tarazi, N. M.,Fajardo, K. F.,Cherukuri, P. F.,Bajraktari, I.,Meilleur, K. G.,Donkervoort, S.,Jain, M.,Hu, Y.,Lehky, T. J.,Cruz, P.,Mullikin, J. C.,Bonnemann, C.,Gahl, W. A.,Boerkoel, C. F.,Tifft, C. J.

The National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Program: insights into rare diseases.
Gahl, W.A., Markello, T.C., Toro, C., Fajardo, K.F., Sincan, M., Gill, F., Carlson-Donohoe, H., Gropman, A., Pierson, T.M., Golas, G., Wolfe, L., Groden, C., Godfrey, R., Nehrebecky, M., Wahl, C., Landis, D.D., Yang, S., Madeo, A., Mullikin, J.C., Boerkoel, C.F., Tifft, C.J., Adams, D.

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