Christopher McGraw, MD, PhD

TitleResident Physician
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California San FranciscoResidencyNeurology
    Baylor College of MedicineMD2014
    Baylor College of MedicinePhD2013Developmental Biology
    Rice UniversityBA2004Biochemistry, Cell Biology

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    Dr. McGraw is a physician-scientist in the Adult Neurology Residency program at UCSF. His clinical interests include neurophysiology, epilepsy, genetics, and informatics. His academic interests include animal models of neurological disease (mouse and zebrafish), automated approaches for high-throughput whole-organism phenotyping and drug discovery. An enthusiastic collaborator with programming skills, Dr. McGraw welcomes opportunities to develop custom software for data acquisition and analysis in both clinical and basic science settings.

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    1. McGraw C, Ward CS, Samaco RC. Genetic rodent models of brain disorders: Perspectives on experimental approaches and therapeutic strategies. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2017 09; 175(3):368-379. PMID: 28910526.
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    2. Veeraragavan S, Wan YW, Connolly DR, Hamilton SM, Ward CS, Soriano S, Pitcher MR, McGraw C, Huang SG, Green JR, Yuva LA, Liang AJ, Neul JL, Yasui DH, LaSalle JM, Liu Z, Paylor R, Samaco RC. Loss of MeCP2 in the rat models regression, impaired sociability and transcriptional deficits of Rett syndrome. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 08 01; 25(15):3284-3302. PMID: 27365498.
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    3. Samaco RC, McGraw C, Ward CS, Sun Y, Neul JL, Zoghbi HY. Female Mecp2(+/-) mice display robust behavioral deficits on two different genetic backgrounds providing a framework for pre-clinical studies. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Jan 01; 22(1):96-109. PMID: 23026749; PMCID: PMC3522402.
    4. Samaco RC, Mandel-Brehm C, McGraw C, Shaw CA, McGill BE, Zoghbi HY. Crh and Oprm1 mediate anxiety-related behavior and social approach in a mouse model of MECP2 duplication syndrome. Nat Genet. 2012 Jan 08; 44(2):206-11. PMID: 22231481.
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    5. McGraw C, Samaco RC, Zoghbi HY. Adult neural function requires MeCP2. Science. 2011 Jul 08; 333(6039):186. PMID: 21636743; PMCID: PMC3150190.
    6. Lafont BA, McGraw C, Stukes SA, Buckler-White A, Plishka RJ, Byrum RA, Hirsch VM, Martin MA. The locus encoding an oligomorphic family of MHC-A alleles (Mane-A*06/Mamu-A*05) is present at high frequency in several macaque species. Immunogenetics. 2007 Mar; 59(3):211-23. PMID: 17256149.
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