Katherine A. Rauen, M.D., Ph.D.
- Chief, Division of Genomic Medicine
- Professor, Department of Pediatrics
- Albert Holmes Rowe Endowed Chair in Human Genetics II
M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine CA 1995
Ph.D., Genetics, UC Davis, Davis CA 1992
B.S. Biology, California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield CA 1981
M.S. Physiology, UC Davis, Davis CA 1985
Pediatrics, UC San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco CA 1995-1997
Medical Genetics, UC San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco CA 1997-2000
American Board of Medical Genetics,
American Board of Pediatrics,
Honors and Awards
Gustave D. Suffin, M.D. Award, Outstanding Senior in Clinical Medicine, UC Irvine, 1995
CFC International Achievement Award for Gene Discovery, 2006
Costello Syndrome Family Network Award of Dedication, 2007
CFC International Award of Service, 2007
NF Inc Go the Extra Mile Award, 2009
Award of Appreciation - Children’s Tumor Foundation, 2010
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, 2013
Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope – Science, 2014
Select Recent Publications
Rodriguez-Viciana P, O Tetsu, AL Estep, WE Tidyman, BA Conger, M Santa Cruz, F McCormick, KA Rauen. 2006. Germline mutations in genes within the MAPK cascade causecardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome. Science. 311(5765):1287-90. Epub 2006 Jan 26
Tidyman WE, HS Lee, KA Rauen. Skeletal muscle pathology in Costello and cardiofacio-cutaneous syndromes: Developmental consequences of germline Ras/MAPK activation on myogenesis. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 2011;157(2):104-14.
Pierpont MEM, PL Magoulas, S Adi, MI Kavamura, G Neri, J Noonan, El Pierpont, K Reinker, A Roberts, S Shankar, J Sullivan, M Woldford, B Conger, M Santa Cruz, KA Rauen. Journal of Pediatrics. 2014; Oct;134(4):e1149-62.
KA Rauen. The RASopathies. Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics. 2013; 14:355-69.