Kent Opheim, PhD

Kent Opheim, PhD


Children's Title: Co-Director Clinical Cytogenetics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research


Research Focus Area

Translational Research


  • Tsuchiya KD, Opheim KE, Hannibal MC, Hing AV, Glass IA, Raff ML, Norwood T, Torchia BA
    Unexpected structural complexity of supernumerary marker chromosomes characterized by microarray comparative genomic hybridization.
    Molecular Cytogenetics , 2008 Apr, 21 : 7
  • Parisi MA, Ramsdell LA, Burns MW, Carr MC, Grady RE, Gunther DF, Kletter GB, McCauley E, Mitchell ME, Opheim KE, Pihoker C, Richards GE, Soules MR, Pagon RA
    A Gender Assessment Team: experience with 250 patients over a period of 25 years.
    Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics , 2007 June : 348-57
  • Souter VL, Parisi MA, Nyholt DR, Kapur RP, Henders AK, Opheim KE, Gunther DF, Mitchell ME, Glass IA, Montgomery GW
    A case of true hermaphroditism reveals an unusual mechanism of twinning.
    Human genetics , 2007 Apr, : 179-85
  • Rao K, Alper O, Opheim KE, Bonnet G, Wolfe K, Bryant E, O'Hara Larivee S, Porter P, McDougall JK
    Cytogenetic characterization and H-ras associated transformation of immortalized human mammary epithelial cells.
    Cancer cell international , 2006 May 26 : 15
  • Johnston DL, Meshinchi S, Opheim KE, Pallavicini MG, Feusner J, Woods WG, Lange BJ, Radich JP, Bernstein ID
    Progenitor cell involvement is predictive of response to induction chemotherapy in paediatric acute myeloid leukaemia.
    British journal of haematology , 2003 Nov. : 431-5
  • Cunningham ML, Perry RJ, Eby PR, Gibson RL, Opheim KE, Manning SC
    Primary pulmonary dysgenesis in velocardiofacial syndrome: a second patient.
    American journal of medical genetics. Part A , 2003 Aug. 30 : 177-9
  • Souter VL, Kapur RP, Nyholt DR, Skogerboe K, Myerson D, Ton CC, Opheim KE, Easterling TR, Shields LE, Montgomery GW, Glass IA
    A report of dizygous monochorionic twins.
    The New England journal of medicine , 2003 July 10 : 154-8
  • Palanca-Wessels MC, Klingelhutz A, Reid BJ, Norwood TH, Opheim KE, Paulson TG, Feng Z, Rabinovitch PS
    Extended lifespan of Barrett's esophagus epithelium transduced with the human telomerase catalytic subunit: a useful in vitro model.
    Carcinogenesis , 2003 July : 1183-90