Jennifer A. Rothman, MD



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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Director, Duke Pediatric Sickle Cell Program
Director, Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Program
Associate Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Department / Division:
Pediatrics / Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
DUMC 102382
Durham, NC 27710
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  • MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2003
  • Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 2006
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 2009
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric sickle cell disease; hematologic disorders in children; anemias; bone-marrow failure syndrome
Research Interests:
Sickle Cell Disease
Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
General Hematology
Representative Publications:
  • Impens, AJ; Rothman, J; Schiopu, E; Cole, JC; Dang, J; Gendrano, N; Rosen, RC; Seibold, JR. Sexual activity and functioning in female scleroderma patients. Clinical and experimental rheumatology. 2009;27:38-43.  Abstract
  • Schiopu, E; Hsu, VM; Impens, AJ; Rothman, JA; McCloskey, DA; Wilson, JE; Phillips, K; Seibold, JR. Randomized placebo-controlled crossover trial of tadalafil in Raynaud's phenomenon secondary to systemic sclerosis. The Journal of rheumatology. 2009;36:2264-2268.  Abstract
  • Talaat, KR; Rothman, JA; Cohen, JI; Santi, M; Choi, JK; Guzman, M; Zimmerman, R; Nallasamy, S; Brucker, A; Quezado, M; Pittaluga, S; Patronas, NJ; Klion, AD; Nichols, KE. Lymphocytic vasculitis involving the central nervous system occurs in patients with X-linked lymphoproliferative disease in the absence of Epstein-Barr virus infection. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2009;53:1120-1123.  Abstract
  • Bassiri, H; Janice Yeo, WC; Rothman, J; Koretzky, GA; Nichols, KE. X-linked lymphoproliferative disease (XLP): a model of impaired anti-viral, anti-tumor and humoral immune responses. Immunologic Research. 2008;42:145-159.  Abstract
  • Nunez-Cruz, S; Yeo, WC; Rothman, J; Ojha, P; Bassiri, H; Juntilla, M; Davidson, D; Veillette, A; Koretzky, GA; Nichols, KE. Differential requirement for the SAP-Fyn interaction during NK T cell development and function. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 2008;181:2311-2320.  Abstract
  • Rao, A; Rothman, J; Nichols, KE. Genetic testing and tumor surveillance for children with cancer predisposition syndromes. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2008;20:1-7.  Abstract