Grant Recipient: Paul Sponseller, MD
- Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
- Presentations & Publications:
- Presentations: 1. Sponseller PD, Erkula G, Danzo K, Dietz HC III: Improving Clinical recognition of Marfan Syndrome. Presented at Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America annual meeting. San Diego, CA, May 5, 2006. 2. Mesfin A, Ahn N, Carrino J, Sponseller PD: Natural History of Dural Ectasia in Marfan Syndrome. Presented at 45th annual meeting, Scoliosis Research Society, Kyoto Japan September 23, 2010. 3. Sponseller PD, Erkula G, Dietz HC III: Improving Clinical Recognition of Marfan Syndrome. Poster at 7th International Symposium on the Marfan Syndrome, Ghent Belgium September 15-17, 2005. 4. Foran JRH, Sponseller PD, Pyeritz RE. Clinical Presentation of Dural Ectasia. Poster at 7th International Symposium on the Marfan Syndrome, Ghent Belgium September 15-17, 2005. 5. Foran JRH, Sponseller PD, Jones KB: Total Hip Arthroplasty in Marfan Syndrome Poster at 7th International Symposium on the Marfan Syndrome, Ghent Belgium September 15-17, 2005. Publications: 1. Foran JRH, Pyeritz RE, Dietz HCIII, Sponseller PD: Characterization of the symptoms associated with dural ectasia in the Marfan patient.Am J Med Genet A. 2005 Apr 1; 134(1):58-65. 2. Jones KB, Myers L, Judge DP, Kirby PA, Dietz HC, Sponseller PD. Toward an understanding of dural ectasia: a light microscopy study in a murine model of Marfan syndrome. Spine. 2005 Feb 1; 30(3):291-3. 3. Sponseller PD, Jones KB, Ahn NU, Erkula G, Dietz HC III: Protrusion Acetabuli in \Marfan Syndrome: Age-Related Prevalence and Associated Hip Function. J. Bone Joint Surg. 2006; 88-A. p. 486-495. 4. Erkula G, Sponseller PD, Paulsen LC, Oswald GL, Loeys BL, Dietz HC. Musculoskeletal findings of Loeys-Dietz syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Sep; 92(9):1876-83. 5. Sponseller PD, Erkula G, Skolasky RL, Venuti KD, Dietz HC 3rd. In growing clinical recognition of Marfan Syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2010 ep; 92(9):1868-75 6. Ting BL, Mathur D, Loeys BL, Dietz HC, III, Sponseller PD. The diagnostic value of the facial features of Marfan syndrome. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics. 2010; 4:545-551.
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- Additional Information:
- This award was given for our prior success in genetic disorders. I used it to partially fund a clinical research assistant and associated project costs. From this funding came the following presentations and publications. I would like to thank POSNA for the honor and opportunities afforded by this award.