Dr. Farah Zahir, PhD - University of British Columbia

Dr. Farah Zahir

PhD

University of British Columbia

Canada

Main Specialties: Medical Genetics

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1810-3505


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Dr. Farah Zahir, PhD - University of British Columbia

Dr. Farah Zahir

PhD

Introduction

Neurodevelopmental epigeneticist/genomicist focussed on discovering previously unknown causes for disease and developing environmental intervention based natural therapeutics.

Primary Affiliation: University of British Columbia - Canada

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Education

Nov 2011
University of British Columbia
PhD
Nominated for Governor General's Gold Medal

Experience

Jan 2016
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute
Scientist
Jan 2016
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Assistant Professor
College of Science and Engineering

Publications

15Publications

671Reads

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184PubMed Central Citations

Intragenic CNVs for epigenetic regulatory genes in intellectual disability: Survey identifies pathogenic and benign single exon changes.

Am J Med Genet A 2016 11;170(11):2916-2926

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.37669DOI Listing
November 2016
30 Reads
1 Citation
2.160 Impact Factor

Use of Affymetrix Arrays in the Diagnosis of Gene Copy-Number Variation.

Curr Protoc Hum Genet 2015 Apr 1;85:8.13.1-8.13.13. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/0471142905.hg0813s85DOI Listing
April 2015
16 Reads
3 Citations

Mutations in NGLY1 cause an inherited disorder of the endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation pathway.

Genet Med 2014 Oct 20;16(10):751-8. Epub 2014 Mar 20.

1] Center for Human Genome Variation and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA [2] Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/gim.2014.22DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4243708PMC
October 2014
57 Reads
26 Citations
7.330 Impact Factor

Single exon-resolution targeted chromosomal microarray analysis of known and candidate intellectual disability genes.

Eur J Hum Genet 2014 Jun 20;22(6):792-800. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

1] Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada [2] Child & Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejhg.2013.248DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4023222PMC
June 2014
43 Reads
11 Citations
4.350 Impact Factor

Life-history chronicle for a patient with the recently described chromosome 4q21 microdeletion syndrome.

Am J Med Genet A 2012 Oct 17;158A(10):2606-9. Epub 2012 Aug 17.

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.35568DOI Listing
October 2012
22 Reads
2.160 Impact Factor

Epigenetic impacts on neurodevelopment: pathophysiological mechanisms and genetic modes of action.

Pediatr Res 2011 May;69(5 Pt 2):92R-100R

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3N1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1203/PDR.0b013e318213565eDOI Listing
May 2011
8 Reads
12 Citations
2.314 Impact Factor

A characteristic syndrome associated with microduplication of 8q12, inclusive of CHD7.

Eur J Med Genet 2009 Nov-Dec;52(6):436-9. Epub 2009 Sep 17.

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2009.09.006DOI Listing
February 2010
73 Reads
9 Citations
1.490 Impact Factor

A novel de novo 1.1 Mb duplication of 17q21.33 associated with cognitive impairment and other anomalies.

Am J Med Genet A 2009 Jun;149A(6):1257-62

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Children's and Women's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.32827DOI Listing
June 2009
20 Reads
5 Citations
2.160 Impact Factor

Novel deletions of 14q11.2 associated with developmental delay, cognitive impairment and similar minor anomalies in three children.

J Med Genet 2007 Sep 1;44(9):556-61. Epub 2007 Jun 1.

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Children's and Women's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmg.2007.050823DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2597953PMC
September 2007
61 Reads
15 Citations
6.340 Impact Factor

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University of British Columbia

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University of British Columbia

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Sylvie Langlois
Sylvie Langlois

University of British Columbia

8
Patrice Eydoux
Patrice Eydoux

University of British Columbia

7
William T Gibson
William T Gibson

University of British Columbia

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Linlea Armstrong
Linlea Armstrong

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Erica Tsang
Erica Tsang

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Laura Arbour
Laura Arbour

University of British Columbia

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David Chai
David Chai

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Barbara C McGillivray
Barbara C McGillivray

University of British Columbia

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