McGovern Medical School

au-kit-sing
Contact Info
Kit-Sing.Au@uth.tmc.edu

Academic Office
713-500-5760

Associate Professor

Education & Background

Graduate School
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
1991
Postdoctoral Fellowship
McGovern Medical School
Houston, Texas
1991-1994

Publications

  1. Bassuk AG, Muthuswamy LB, Boland R, Hulstrand AM, Smith TL, Northrup H, Hakeman M, Dierdorf J, Yung, C, Au KS, Gurnett C, Houston DW , Cornell RA, and Manak JR.  Copy Number Variation Analysis implicates the cell polarity gene Glypican 5 as a human spina bifida candidate gene. Hum Mol Genet 2013 Mar 15; 22(6):1097-111.  Epub Dec 18, 2012. PMID: 23223018.

 

  1. Spellicy CJ, Northrup H, Fletcher JM, Cirino PT, Dennis M, Morrison AC, Martinez CA, Au KS. Folate Metabolism Gene 5, 10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Is Associated with ADHD in Myelomeningocele Patients. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e51330. Epub Dec 5, 2012. PMID: 23227261.

 

  1. Kase BA, Northrup H, Au KS. Novel single nucleotide polymorphisms in the superoxide dismutase 1 and 2 genes among children with myelomeningocele. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Oct; 209(4):388. Epub 2013 Jun 20. PMID: 23792044. PMCID: PMC3786042

 

  1. Connealy BD, Northrup H, Au KS. Genetic variations in the GLUT3 gene associated with myelomeningocele. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 211(3):305. E1-8. Epub 2014 May 9. PMID: 24813597.

 

  1. Ruggiero J, Northrup H, Au KS. Association of facilitated glucose transporter 2 gene variants with the myelomeningocele phenotype. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2015 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:25776730.

Lab Information

Sarah Riosa, Research Assistant