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Linda Jeng, MD, PhD, FACMG

Research and Clinical Interests

Dr. Jeng is interested in the development of new molecular tests that can be offered in the clinical setting with a particular interest in clinical molecular genetics. She is particularly interested in translational research and providing molecular support for research protocols as appropriate.

Selected Publications

  • Glaser TS, Rauen KA, Jeng LJ, de Alba Campomanes AG. Lipodermoid in a patient with Emanuel syndrome. J AAPOS. 2013 Apr; 17(2):211-3.
  • Bermudez-Wagner K, Jeng LJ, Slavotinek AM, Sanford EF. 2p16.3 microdeletion with partial deletion of the neurexin-1 gene in a female with developmental delays, short stature, and a congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Clin Dysmorphol. 2013 Jan; 22(1):22-4.
  • Sanford EF, Bermudez-Wagner K, Jeng LJ, Rauen KA, Slavotinek AM. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in Smith-Magenis Syndrome: A Possible Locus at Chromosome 17p11.2. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Nov;155A(11):2816-2820.
  • Al-Kateb H, Hahn A, Gastier-Foster JM, Jeng L, McCandless SE, Curtis CA. Molecular Characterization of a Novel, de novo, Cryptic Interstitial Deletion on 19p13.3 in a Child with a Cutis Aplasia and Multiple Congenital Anomalies. Am J Med Genet A. 2010; 152A(12):3148-3153.
  • Noor A, Whibley A, Marshall CR, Gianakopoulos PJ, Piton A, Carson AR, Orlic-Milacic M, Lionel A, Sato D, Pinto D, Drmic I, Noakes C, Senman L, Zhang X, Mo R, Gauthier J, Crosbie J, Pagnamenta AT, Munson J, Estes AM, Fiebig A, Franke A, Schrieber S, Stewart AFR, Roberts R, McPherson R, Guter SJ, Cook EH, Dawson G, Schellenberg GD, Battaglia A, Maestrini E, Autism Genome Project Consortium, Jeng L, Hutchison T, Rajcan-Separovic E, Chudley AE, Lewis SME, Liu X, Holden J, Fernandez B, Zwaigenbaum L, Bryson SE, Roberts W, Szatmari P, Gallagher L, Stratton MR, Gecz J, Brady AF, Schwartz CE, Schachar RJ, Monaco AP, Rouleau GA, Hui C-C, Raymond FL, Scherer SW, and Vincent JB. Disruption at the PTCHD1 locus on Xp22.11 in autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability. Sci Transl Med. 2010; 2(49);49ra68.
  • Demaree HA, Pu J, Jesberger J, Feeny N, Jeng L, Everhart DE, Duerk J, Tkach J. 5HTTLPR predicts left fusiform gyrus activation to positive emotional stimuli. Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Oct 10.
  • Shinawi M, Shao L, Jeng LJ, Shaw CA, Patel A, Bacino C, Sutton VR, Belmont J, Cheung SW. Low-level mosaicism of trisomy 14: phenotypic and molecular characterization. Am J Med Genet A. 2008 Jun 1;146A(11):1395-1405.
  • Putcha GV, Bejjani BA, Bleoo S, Booker JK, Carey JC, Carson N, Das S, Dempsey MA, Gastier-Foster JM, Greinwald JH Jr, Hoffmann ML, Jeng LJ, Kenna MA, KhababaI, Lilley M, Mao R, Muralidharan K, Otani IM, Rehm HL, Schaefer F, Seltzer WK, Spector EB, Springer MA, Weck KE, Wenstrup RJ, Withrow S, Wu BL, Zariwala MA, Schrijver I. A multicenter study of the frequency and distribution of GJB2 and GJB6 mutations in a large North American cohort. Genet Med. 2007 Jul;9(7):413-426.
  • Jeng LJ, Balice-Gordon RJ, Messing A, Fischbeck KH, Scherer SS (2006). The effects of a dominant connexin32 mutant in myelinating Schwann cells. Mol Cell Neurosci;32(3):283-298.
  • Mehra S, Christ L, Jeng L, Zinn AB, Schwartz S (2005). Characterization of a familial balanced rec(13) in a child with mild MR and his half-sibling with two structurally rearranged chromosomes 13. Am J Med Genet A;137(2):217-221.
  • Scherer SS, Xu YT, Messing A, Willecke K, Fischbeck KH, Jeng LJ (2005). Transgenic expression of human connexin32 in myelinating Schwann cells prevents demyelination in connexin32-null mice. J Neurosci;25(6):1550-1559.
Linda Jeng, MD, PhD, FACMG
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Laboratory Medicine
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Director of Molecular Genetics, Medical Director of Molecular Diagnostics (Inherited Disorders), and Assistant Director of Cytogenetics

Contact Information

  • UCSF Clinical Labs at China Basin
  • 185 Berry Street, Suite 290
  • San Francisco, CA 94107

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Moffitt-Long Hospital
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