Dorothy Katherine Grange, M.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Genetics and Genomic Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6093


  • BA, Cum Laude, Mount Holyoke College1980
  • MD, University of Florida College of Medicine1982


  • Pathology Intern, University of Florida1981 - 1982
  • Pediatric Intern and Resident, University of Wisconsin1982 - 1985
  • Pathology Resident, University of Wisconsin1985 - 1986
  • Medical Genetics Fellowship Program, National Institutes of Health1986 - 1989

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 1981 - 1986WI
  • 1982 - PresNational Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1986 - 1989MD
  • 1987 - PresAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  • 1989 - 2023MO
  • 1990 - PresClinical Genetics, American Board of Medical Genetics
  • 2002 - 2023IL
  • 2009 - PresMedical Biochemical Genetics, American Board of Medical Genetics

Honors and Awards

  • Dean Mitchell Baker Medical Student Award for Pediatric Cardiology1981
  • Outstanding Teacher Award - Subspecialty, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine2008 - 2009
  • Distinguished Clinician Award, Washington University School of Medicine2015
  • Shining Star Award from the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St Louis2016

Recent Publications view all (141)

  1. SLITRK2 variants associated with neurodevelopmental disorders impair excitatory synaptic function and cognition in mice Nat Commun. 2022;13(1):4112. doi:10.1038/s41467-022-31566-z  PMCID:PMC9287327  PMID:35840571 
  2. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Two Neonates With Hyperammonemia. Front Pediatr. 2021. doi:10.3389/fped.2021.732354  PMID:34805036 
  3. Elucidating the molecular mechanisms associated with TARS2-related mitochondrial disease Hum Mol Genet. 2021. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddab257  PMID:34508595 
  4. Behavioral and cognitive functioning in individuals with Cantú syndrome Am J Med Genet A. 2021. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.62348  PMID:34056838  
  5. Variants in PRKAR1B cause a neurodevelopmental disorder with autism spectrum disorder, apraxia, and insensitivity to pain Genet Med. 2021. doi:10.1038/s41436-021-01152-7  PMID:33833410  
  6. Rare cause of xanthinuria: a pediatric case of molybdenum cofactor deficiency B. CEN Case Rep.. 2021. doi:10.1007/s13730-021-00572-3  PMID:33502714  
  7. Kir6.1- and SUR2-dependent KATP over-activity disrupts intestinal motility in murine models of Cantu Syndrome JCI Insight. 2020;5(23):e141443. doi:10.1172/jci.insight.141443  PMID:33170808  
  8. Cantú Syndrome GeneReviews. 2020. PMID:25275207 
  9. Fatal COVID‐19 infection in a patient with long‐chain 3‐hydroxyacyl‐CoA dehydrogenase deficiency: A case report JIMD Reports. 2020. doi:10.1002/jmd2.12165  
  10. Enhanced MAPK1 Function Causes a Neurodevelopmental Disorder within the RASopathy Clinical Spectrum Am J Med Genet A. 2020;107(3):499-513. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.06.018  PMID:32721402 
  11. Siblings with a novel MED12 variant and Odho syndrome with immune defects Clin Genet. 2020;98(3):308-310. doi:10.1111/cge.13806  PMID:32721402 
  12. Pegvaliase for the treatment of phenylketonuria: Results of the phase 2 dose-finding studies with long-term follow-up Mol Genet Metab. 2020;130(4):239-246. doi:10.1016/j.ymgme.2020.06.006  PMID:32593547 
  13. Safety and immunogenicity of Fc-EDA, a recombinant ectodysplasin A1 replacement protein, in human subjects Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2020;86(10):2063-2069. doi:10.1111/bcp.14301  PMID:32250462 
  14. Three-dimensional facial morphology in Cantu syndrome Am J Med Genet A. 2020;182(5):1041-1052. PMID:32100467 
  15. Phenotypic expansion of KMT2D-related disorder: Beyond Kabuki syndrome Am J Med Genet A. 2020;182(5):1053-1065. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.61518  PMID:32083401 
  16. De novo TBR1 variants cause a neurocognitive phenotype with ID and autistic traits: report of 25 new individuals and review of the literature Eur J Hum Genet. 2020;28(6):770-782. doi:10.1038/s41431-020-0571-6  PMID:32005960 
  17. Newborn Screening for Pompe Disease in Illinois: Experience with 684,290 Infants Int J Neonatal Screen. 2020;6(1):4. doi:10.3390/ijns6010004  PMID:33073003 
  18. Loss-of-Function Variants in PPP1R12A: From Isolated Sex Reversal to Holoprosencephaly Spectrum and Urogenital Malformations Am J Med Genet A. 2019;106(1):121-128. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.12.004  PMID:31883643 
  19. Cantú syndrome: Findings from 74 patients in the International Cantú Syndrome Registry Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2019;181(4):658-681. doi:10.1002/ajmg.c.31753  PMID:31828977 
  20. Clinical and Pathological Features of a Newborn With Compound Heterozygous ANKS6 Variants Pediatr Dev Path. 2019;23(3):235-239. doi:10.1177/1093526619881541  PMID:316355528 
  21. Population-Based Newborn Screening for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II in Illinois: The First Year Experience. J Pediatr. 2019;S0022-3476(19):30961-30968. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.07.053  PMID:31477379 
  22. White and gray matter brain development in children and young adults with phenylketonuria. Neuroimage Clin. 2019;23:101916. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101916  
  23. Mutation update for the SATB2 gene Hum Mutat. 2019;40(8):1013-1029. doi:10.1002/humu.23771  PMID:31021519 
  24. Glibenclamide treatment in a Cantú syndrome patient with a pathogenic ABCC9 gain-of-function variant: Initial experience. Am J Med Genet A. 2019;179(8):1585-1590. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.61200  PMID:31175705 
  25. Biallelic variants in SMAD6 are associated with a complex cardiovascular phenotype. Hum Genet. 2019. doi:10.1007/s00439-019-02011-x  PMID:30963242  
  26. De novo variants in HK1 associated with neurodevelopmental abnormalities and visual impairment. Eur J Hum Genet.. 2019. doi:10.1038/s41431-019-0366-9  PMID:30778173 
  27. Variants in TCF20 in neurodevelopmental disability: description of 27 new patients and review of literature. Genet Med. 2019. doi:10.1038/s41436-019-0454-9  PMID:30739909  
  28. Complex Compound Inheritance of Lethal Lung Developmental Disorders Due to Disruption of the TBX-FGF Pathway. Am J Hum Genet. . 2019;104(2):213-228. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.12.010  PMID:30639323 
  29. Bi-allelic POLR3A Loss-of-Function Variants Cause Autosomal-Recessive Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch Syndrome. Am J Hum Genet.. 2018;103(6):968-975. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.10.010  PMID:30414627 
  30. Dichotomous roles of TBX3 in the establishment of atrioventricular conduction pathways in the human heart. Heart Rhythm Case Rep.. 2018;5(2):109-111. doi:10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.11.005  PMID:30820409  
  31. FARS2 deficiency; new cases, review of clinical, biochemical, and molecular spectra, and variants interpretation based on structural, functional, and evolutionary significance Mol Genet Metab. 2018. doi:org/10.1016/j.ymgme.2018.07.014  
  32. Phenotypic spectrum of Au-Kline syndrome: a report of six new cases and review of the literature Eur J Hum Genet. 2018. doi:10.1038/s41431-018-0187-2  PMID:29904177 
  33. Pegvaliase for the treatment of phenylketonuria: A pivotal, double-blind randomized discontinuation Phase 3 clinical trial Mol Genet Metab. 2018;124(1):20-26. doi:10.1016/j.ymgme.2018.03.003  PMID:29628378 
  34. Developmental Trajectories of Executive and Verbal Processes in Children with Phenylketonuria Dev Neuropsychol. 2018;43(3):207-218. doi:10.1080/87565641.2018.1438439  PMID:29432026