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Yuri A. Zarate, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Assistant Professor, College of Medicine


  • Genetics & Metabolism


  • Genetics

Contact Information

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


  • M.D., Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2003


  • Pediatrics-Human genetics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, 2004-2009

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Bhoj E,Kaylor J,Li D,Tsurusaki Y,Miyake N,Matsumoto N,Phadke S,Escobar L,Irani A,Hakonarson H,Schrier Vergano SA SMARCE1, a rare cause of Coffin-Siris Syndrome: Clinical description of three additional cases. Am J Med Genet A 2016 Jun 5.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Kaylor JA,Bosanko K,Lau S,Vargas J,Gao H First clinical report of an infant with microcephaly and CASC5 mutations. Am J Med Genet A 2016 May 5.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Clingenpeel R,Sellars EA,Tang X,Kaylor JA,Bosanko K,Linam LE,Byers PH COL1A1 and COL1A2 sequencing results in cohort of patients undergoing evaluation for potential child abuse. Am J Med Genet A 2016 Jul 170 (7): 1858-62.
  • Journal Article, Samanta D,Bosanko KB,Zarate YA An infant with ash-leaf and cafe au lait spots: a case of double phakomatosis. Acta Neurol Belg 2016 Apr 4.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Jones JR,Jones MA,Millan F,Juusola J,Vertino-Bell A,Schaefer GB,Kruer MC Lessons from a pair of siblings with BPAN. Eur J Hum Genet 2016 Jul 24 (7): 1080-3.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Sellars E,Lepard T,Tang X,Collins RT 2nd Aortic dilation, genetic testing, and associated diagnoses. Genet Med 2016 Apr 18 (4): 356-63.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Sellars E,Lepard T,Carlo WF,Tang X,Collins RT 2nd Aortic dilation in pediatric patients. Eur J Pediatr 2015 Dec 174 (12): 1585-92.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Bosanko KA,Bhoj E,Ganetzky R,Starr LJ,Zackai EH,Schaefer GB Phenotypic modifications of patients with full chromosome aneuploidies and concurrent suspected or confirmed second diagnoses. Am J Med Genet A 2015 Sep 167A (9): 2168-75.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Perry H,Ben-Omran T,Sellars EA,Stein Q,Almureikhi M,Simmons K,Klein O,Fish J,Feingold M,Douglas J,Kruer MC,Si Y,Mao R,McKnight D,Gibellini F,Retterer K,Slavotinek A Further supporting evidence for the SATB2-associated syndrome found through whole exome sequencing. Am J Med Genet A 2015 May 167A (5): 1026-32.
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA,Farrell JM,Alfaro MP,Elhassan NO STAR syndrome is part of the differential diagnosis of females with anorectal malformations. Am J Med Genet A 2015 Aug 167A (8): 1940-3.

Recent Grant Awards

  • An Observational, Longitudinal, Prospective, Long-Term Registry of Patients with Hypophosphatasia, Alexion , ALX-HPP-501, 2016-06-20 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00
  • An Open-Label, Multicenter, Expanded Access Program for Asfotase Alfa Treatment for Patients with Infantile or Juvenile-Onset Hypophosphatasia (HPP), Alexion , AA-HPP-405, 2015-11-01 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00

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