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Jennifer W. Baccon, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Neurosurgery

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Anatomic Pathology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8246 Fax: 717-531-7741

Specialties

Anatomic Pathology Neuropathology

Patient Services Provided

Neuropathology Renal Pathology Anatomic Pathology

Biographical Information

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (2003)

Professional Education

Fellowship, Surgical Pathology, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (2010) Fellowship, Neuropathology, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (2009) Residency, Anatomic Pathology, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (2007) M.D., University of Pennsylvania (2005)

Research Interests

Brain tumors
Neuropathology
Neurodegenerative disease

Academic Interests

Dr. Baccon is interested in translational research in neuroscience, and is currently working on a number of projects related to brain tumor biology. Anyone interested in collaboration should feel free to contact her regarding potential projects.

In addition, Dr. Baccon has recently joined the M.D. Ph.D Program Steering Committee, and enjoys mentoring and teaching students, residents and fellows.

Publications

Pellizzoni, L., Baccon, J., Charroux, B., Dreyfuss, G.
The survival of motor neurons (SMN) protein interacts with the snoRNP proteins fibrillarin and GAR1
Current Biology 2000, 11:1-20
Pellizzoni, L.*, Baccon, J.*, Rappsilber, J., Mann, M., Dreyfuss, G.
Purification of native SMN complexes and identification of Gemin 6 as a novel component
Journal of Biological Chemistry 2002, 277:7540-7545. (*the first two authors have contributed equally to this work)
Baccon, J., Pellizzoni, L., Rappsilber, J., Mann, M., Dreyfuss, G.
Identification and Characterization of Gemin7, a novel component of the Survival of Motor Neurons (SMN) Complex
Journal of Biological Chemistry 2002, 277:31957-31962
Carissimi, C., Baccon, J., Straccia, M., Chiarella, P., Maiolica, A., Sawyer, A., Rappsilber, J., Pellizzoni, L.
Unrip is a component of SMN complexes active in snRNP assembly
FEBS Letters 2005, 579:2348-2354
Carissimi, C., Saieva, L., Baccon, J., Chiarella, P., Maiolica, A., Sawyer, A., Rappsilber, J., Pellizzoni, L.
Gemin8 is a novel component of the survival motor neuron complex and functions in small nuclear ribonucleoprotein assembly
J Biol Chem 2006 Mar 24, 281(12):8126-8134
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