Gordon Gowans, MD

Clinical Genetics Resident

Gordon.Gowans.webDr. Gordon Gowans joined GGC's Clinical Genetics Residency Program in 2016.

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications

  • Bain JM, Cho MT, Telegrafi A, Wilson A, Brooks S, Botti S, Gowans G, Autullo LA, Krishnamurthy V, Willing MC, Toler TL, Ben-Zev B, Elpeleg O, Shen Y, Retterer K, Monaghan KG, Chung WK. Variants in HNRNPH2 on the X Chromosome Are Associated with a Neurodevelopmental Disorder in Females. Am J Hum Genet (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2016.06.028

  • Williams SR, Aldred MA, Der Kaloustian VM, Halal F, Gowans G, McLeod DR, Zondag S, Toriello HV, Magenis RE, Elsea SH. Haploinsufficiency of HDAC4 causes brachydactyly mental retardation syndrome, with brachydactyly type E, developmental delays, and behavioral problems. Am J Hum Genet. 2010 Aug 13;87(2):219-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2010.07.011.PMID: 20691407

  • Girirajan S, Rosenfeld JA, Cooper GM, Antonacci F, Siswara P, Itsara A, Vives L, Walsh T, McCarthy SE, Baker C, Mefford HC, Kidd JM, Browning SR, Browning BL, Dickel DE, Levy DL, Ballif BC, Platky K, Farber DM, Gowans GC, Wetherbee JJ, Asamoah A, Weaver DD, Mark PR, Dickerson J, Garg BP, Ellingwood SA, Smith R, Banks VC, Smith W, McDonald MT, Hoo JJ, French BN, Hudson C, Johnson JP, Ozmore JR, Moeschler JB, Surti U, Escobar LF, El-Khechen D, Gorski JL, Kussmann J, Salbert B, Lacassie Y, Biser A, McDonald-McGinn DM, Zackai EH, Deardorff MA, Shaikh TH, Haan E, Friend KL, Fichera M, Romano C, Gécz J, DeLisi LE, Sebat J, King MC, Shaffer LG, Eichler EE. A recurrent 16p12.1 microdeletion supports a two-hit model for severe developmental delay. Nat Genet. 2010 Mar;42(3):203-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.534. Epub 2010 Feb 14. PMID:20154674

  • Ballif BC, Hornor SA, Jenkins E, Madan-Khetarpal S, Surti U, Jackson KE, Asamoah A, Brock PL, Gowans GC, Conway RL, Graham JM Jr, Medne L, Zackai EH, Shaikh TH, Geoghegan J, Selzer RR, Eis PS, Bejjani BA, Shaffer LG. Discovery of a previously unrecognized microdeletion syndrome of 16p11.2-p12.2. Nat Genet. 2007 Sep;39(9):1071-3. PMID:17704777 - This article was also part of a New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning series "16p11.2: Are You Just Like Me?"

Contact Information

Office 864-388-1051
Fax 864-388-1077
ggowans@ggc.org

Education/Faculty Appointments

  • M.A., Psychology, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, 1989
  • M.D., Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH, 1994
  • Pediatric Resident, Louisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans, LA, 1994-1997
  • Medical Genetics Resident, McGill University/Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1997-2000
  • Instructor in Pediatrics/Clinical Genetics Specialist, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2000-2016
  • Clinical Genetics Resident, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2016-present