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Georgianne Arnold, MD

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Job Title Clinical Director
Job Title Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5070 Phone
412-692-6472 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1986 State University of New York, Health Sciences Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY


1989 Pediatrics, Children’s Memorial Medical Center/Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


1991 Genetics and Metabolism, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO


  • Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Board Member, Board of Directors, CME officer
  • Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Mitochondrial Medicine Society, past Secretary/Treasurer
  • American Society of Human Genetics, Consortium on Women in Genetics
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • Glycogen Storage Disease Association, Scientific Advisory Board Member

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics


  • 2001 Ruth A Lawrence Faculty Service Award


  • Williams ZR, Hurley PE, Altiparmak UE, Feldon SE, Arnold GL, Eggenberger E, Mejico LJ. Late onset optic neuropathy in methylmalonic and propionic acidemia. Am J Ophthalmol. 147:929-33, 2009.
  • Duffner PK, Caggana M, Orsini JJ, Wenger DA, Patterson MC, Crosley CJ, Kurtzberg J, Arnold GL, Escolar ML, Adams DJ, Andriola MR, Aron AM, Ciafaloni E, Djukic A, Erbe RW, Galvin-Parton P, Helton LE, Kolodny EH, Kosofsky BE, Kronn DF, Kwon JM, Levy PA, Miller-Horn J, Naidich TP, Pellegrino JE, Provenzale JM,Rothman SJ, Wasserstein MP. Newborn screening for Krabbe disease: the New York State model. Pediatr Neurol. 40:245-52, 2009.
  • Arnold GL, Vanhove J, Freedenberg D, Strauss A, Longo N, Burton B, Garganta C, Ficiciiogly C, Cederbaum S, harding C, Boles RG, Matern D, Chakraborty P, Feigenbaum A. A Delphi clinical practice protocol for the management of very long chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency.  Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, epub Jan19, 2009.

    View Dr. Arnolds's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • An Open-Label, Multicenter, Multinational Study of the Safety, Efficacy, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Recombinant Human Acid alphaGlucosidase (rhGAA) Treatment in Patients > 6 and <36 Months Old with Infantile-onset Glycogen Storage Disease Type II
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September 9, 2010
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September 9, 2010