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Adolfo D. Garnica, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Genetics & Metabolism


  • Genetics

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-2966
    Fax: 501-364-1564
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • BA, University of California, 1965
  • SUNY, Downstate Medical Center, 1967
  • M.D., University of California Medical Center, 1969


  • Intern , Pediatrics, University of San Diego County, 1969-1970
  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of San Diego County, 1970-1972
  • Fellow, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1972-1974

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Garnica, Adolfo. Multiple others. Lead author Lam, Christina., Garnica, AD. Expanding the Clinical and Molecular Characteristics of PIGT-CDG, a Disorder of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchors.. Molec. Genet. & Metab. 2015 115:128-140.
  • Journal Article, Garnica, Adolfo. Multiple others. Lead author Monaghan, Kristin. Mutations in SPATA5 are Associated with Microcephaly, Intellectual Disability, Seizures, and Hearing Loss.. Amer. J. Hum. Genet. 2015 September; 97:457-464.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA, Shur n, Robin A, Garnica AD, Quintos JB, Schaefer GB. Persistent congenital hyperinsulinism in two patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome due mosaic uniparental disomy 11p.. J. Pediatr. Endocr. Metab. 2014
  • Journal Article, Sellars EA, Bosanko KA, Lepard T, Garnica A, Schaefer GB. A Newborn with Complex Skeletal Abnormalities, Joint Contractures, and Bilateral Corneal Clouding with Sclerocornea. Semin Pediatr Neurol 2014 21:84-87.
  • Journal Article, Garnica A., Multiple. Lead author Pengfei Liu. Chromosome Catastrophes Involve Replication Mechanisms Generating Complex Genomic Rearrangements. Cell 2011 September; 146:889-903.
  • Journal Article, Garnica A., Multiple. Lead author Nicola Brunetti-Pieri. Recurrent reciprocal 1q21.1 deletions and duplications associated with microcephaly or macrocephaly and developmental and behavioral abnormalities.. Nature Genetics. 2008 December; 40(12):1468-1471.
  • Journal Article, Garnica A., Multiple. Lead author Trilochan Sahoo. Prader-Willi phenotype caused by paternal deficiency for the HBII-85 C/D box small nucleolar RNA cluster. Nature Genetics 2008 June; 40(6):719-721.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Morquio A Registry Study (MARS), BioMarin, 110-504, 2015-05-01 00:00:00-2025-04-30 00:00:00

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