Dustin Baldridge  baldridge_d@wustl.edu

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Genetics and Genomic Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6093


  • BS, Summa Cum Laude, University of Dallas2002
  • PhD, Baylor College of Medicine2010
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine2011


  • Residency, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis2011 - 2014
  • Chief Residency, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis2014 - 2015

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2014 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2014 - PresMO, State Medical License

Honors and Awards

  • Partners in Excellence Scholarship to the University of Dallas1998 - 2002
  • Honorable Mention, Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Foundation2000
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholar2001
  • Phi Beta Kappa Member2001
  • Sister Clodovia Lockett Endowed Scholarship in Pre-Medical Studies2001
  • Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research2007
  • 3rd Place Oral Presentation, Baylor College of Medicine Genetics Department Retreat2009
  • American Society of Human Genetics Trainee Research Award Finalist2009
  • Certificate of Completion, Baylor College of Medicine Ethics Track2011
  • Genius Prize, Washington University ICTS Precision Medicine Symposium2018

Recent Publications view all (23)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. De Novo Pathogenic Variants in N-cadherin Cause a Syndromic Neurodevelopmental Disorder with Corpus Collosum, Axon, Cardiac, Ocular, and Genital Defects. Am J Hum Genet. 2019;105(4):854-868. PMID:31585109 
  2. Genomics in medicine: a novel elective rotation for internal medicine residents. Postgrad Med J. 2019;95(1128):569-572. PMID:31439813 
  3. The genome empowerment scale: An assessment of parental empowerment in families with undiagnosed disease. Clin Genet.. 2019. PMID:31448412 
  4. De Novo Variants in WDR37 Are Associated with Epilepsy, Colobomas, Dysmorphism, Developmental Delay, Intellectual Disability, and Cerebellar Hypoplasia. Am J Hum Genet. 2019;105(2):413-424. PMCID:PMC6699142  PMID:31327508 
  5. Heterozygous variants in MYBPC1 are associated with an expanded neuromuscular phenotype beyond arthrogryposis. Hum Mutat. 2019;40(8):1115-1126. PMCID:PMC6688907  PMID:31264822 
  6. Partial Loss of USP9X Function Leads to a Male Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Disorder Converging on Transforming Growth Factor β Signaling. Biol Psychiatry. 2019. PMID:31443933 
  7. Magnetic Resonance Imaging characteristics in case of TOR1AIP1 muscular dystrophy. Clin Imaging. 2019;58:108-113. PMID:31299614 
  8. Lysosomal Storage and Albinism Due to Effects of a De Novo CLCN7 Variant on Lysosomal Acidification. Am J Hum Genet. 2019;104(6):1127-1138. PMCID:PMC6562152  PMID:31155284 
  9. Bi-allelic POLR3A Loss-of-Function Variants Cause Autosomal-Recessive Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch Syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 2018;103(6):968-975. PMCID:PMC6288318  PMID:30414627 
  10. Characterization of a Mouse Model of Börjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome. Cell Rep. 2018;25(6):1404-1414.e6. PMCID:PMC6261530  PMID:30403997 
  11. Functional characterization of biallelic RTTN variants identified in an infant with microcephaly, simplified gyral pattern, pontocerebellar hypoplasia, and seizures. Pediatr Res. 2018. PMID:29967526 
  12. Survival among children with "Lethal" congenital contracture syndrome 11 caused by novel mutations in the gliomedin gene (GLDN). Hum Mutat. 2017. PMID:28726266 
  13. The Exome Clinic and the role of medical genetics expertise in the interpretation of exome sequencing results. Genet Med. 2017. PMID:28252636 
  14. Digynic triploidy: utility and challenges of noninvasive prenatal testing. Clin Case Rep. 2015;3(6):406-10. PMCID:PMC4498852  PMID:26185638 
  15. Heterozygous de novo and inherited mutations in the smooth muscle actin (ACTG2) gene underlie megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. PLoS Genet. 2014;10(3):e1004258. PMCID:PMC3967950  PMID:24676022 
  16. Phenotypic variability of osteogenesis imperfecta type V caused by an IFITM5 mutation. J Bone Miner Res. 2013;28(7):1523-30. PMCID:PMC3688672  PMID:23408678 
  17. Mutations in FKBP10 cause recessive osteogenesis imperfecta and Bruck syndrome. J Bone Miner Res. 2011;26(3):666-72. PMCID:PMC3179293  PMID:20839288 
  18. Generalized connective tissue disease in Crtap-/- mouse. PLoS One. 2010;5(5):e10560. PMCID:PMC2868021  PMID:20485499 
  19. Mutations in the gene encoding the RER protein FKBP65 cause autosomal-recessive osteogenesis imperfecta. Am J Hum Genet. 2010;86(4):551-9. PMCID:PMC2850430  PMID:20362275 
  20. Signaling pathways in human skeletal dysplasias. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2010;11:189-217. PMID:20690819 
  21. CRTAP and LEPRE1 mutations in recessive osteogenesis imperfecta. Hum Mutat. 2008;29(12):1435-42. PMCID:PMC2671575  PMID:18566967 
  22. The presence of germ line mosaicism in cleidocranial dysplasia. Clin Genet. 2007;71(6):589-91. PMID:17539909 
  23. Sequence and structure of the mouse connexin45 gene. Biosci Rep. 2001;21(5):683-9. PMID:12168774 
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