George Gabriel, PhD

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, 2012
  • University of Pittsburgh, PhD, 2022

Representative Publications

Gabriel GC, Pazour GJ, Lo CW. Congenital Heart Defects and Ciliopathies Associated With Renal Phenotypes. Front Pediatr. 2018 Jun 15;6:175. doi: 10.3389/fped.2018.00175. eCollection 2018.

Gabriel GC, Young CB, Lo CW. Role of cilia in the pathogenesis of congenital heart disease. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2020 May 14:S1084-9521(19)30166-1. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2020.04.017. Online ahead of print.

Gabriel GC, Lo   CW. Left-right patterning in congenital heart disease beyond heterotaxy. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2020 Mar;184(1):90-96. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.c.31768. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Research Interests

I am currently in my first research rotation, working with Dr. Michael Tsang to understand the role of Sin3a Associated Protein, 130KDa (Sap130) in Zebrafish heart development

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Career Advisor

Janet Lee, MD

Thesis Advisor

Cecilia Lo, PhD

Graduate Program

Dissertation Title

Genetic and Epigenetic Basis for Brain Abnormalities and Neurobehavioral Deficits in a Mouse Model of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome



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