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Rebecca Lee Linn, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1728
Fax: 215-590-1736

Email: linnr@email.chop.edu

Itmat Expertise

Placental Pathology
Perinatal Pathology

Clinical Expertise

Placental pathology
Perinatal pathology

Research Expertise

Placental pathology
Perinatal pathology

Education

BS (Biological Chemistry, Cum Laude), Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2007
MD St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2012

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology), 2016
American Board of Pathology (Pediatric Pathology), 2017

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2012-2016
Fellow in Pediatric Pathology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016-2017

Awards and Honors

Henry M. Pinkerton Award for Academic Excellence in Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2012
Autopsy Award for Outstanding Performance by a First Year Resident, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 2013
Resident Recruitment Award from Society for Pediatric Pathology, Fall Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2013
Neuropathology Holiday Challenge Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 2013
Perinatal Pathology Award from Society for Pediatric Pathology, Fall Meeting, Birmingham, UK, 2014
First place for Outstanding Clinical Research Addressing Women's Health at Tenth Annual Lewis Leadership Research Day, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2014
Chief Resident, Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2014-2015
Kent Nowels Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership, Collegiality, and Academic Excellence, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Pathology, 2016

Memberships and Professional Organizations

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2012 - Present
College of American Pathologists, 2012 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 2012 - Present
Society of Pediatric Pathology, 2015 - Present

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Selected Publications

Integrated Analysis of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumors Reveals Distinct Epigenetic Signatures and Recurrent TERT Rearrangements

Vougiouklakis T, Zhu K, Vasudevaraja V, Serrano J, Shen G, Linn RL, Feng X, Chiang S, Barroeta JE, Thomas KM, Schwartz LE, Shukla PS, Malpica A, Oliva E, Cotzia P, DeLair DF, Snuderl M, Jour G, Clinical Cancer Research 28(8): 1724-1733, 2022, PMID:35031544

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Multiplexed detection of SARS-CoV-2 genomic and subgenomic RNA using in situ hybridization.

Acheampong KK, Schaff DL, Emert BL, Lake J, Reffsin S, Shea EK, Comar CE, Litzky LA, Khurram NA, Linn RL, Feldman M, Weiss SR, Montone KT, Cherry S, Shaffer SM, mBio 13(1): , 2022, PMID:35130722

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Hofbauer cells and COVID-19 in Pregnancy

David A. Schwartz, Marcella Baldewijns, Alexandra Benachi, Mattia Bugatti, Gaetano Bulfamante, Ke Cheng, Rebecca R.J. Collins, Larisa Debelenko, Danièle De Luca, Fabio Facchetti, Brendan Fitzgerald, Daniel Levitan, Rebecca L. Linn, Lukas Marcelis, Denise Morotti, Raffaella Morotti, Luisa Patanè, Sophie Prevot, Bianca Pulinx, Ali G. Saad, Sam Schoenmakers, David Strybol, Kristen Thomas, Delfina Tosi, Valentina Toto, Lotte E. van der Meeren, Robert M. Verdijk, Alexandre J. Vivanti, Mehreen Zaigham, Archives of Pathology and Lab Medicine 145(11): 1328-1340, 2021, PMID:34297794

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Hodgkin lymphoma in an individual with TREX1-mediated Aicardi Goutières syndrome

Gavazzi, F., Fraser, J.L., Bloom, M., Tochen, L., Rhee, J., Kwan, M., Victoria, T., Teachey, D.T., Ho, C.-Y., Vanderver, A. and Linn, R.L., Pediatr Blood Cancer, 2021

Chronic Histiocytic Intervillositis with Trophoblast necrosis are Risk Factors Associated with Placental Infection from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Intrauterine Maternal-Fetal Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Transmission in Liveborn and Stillborn Infants

Schwartz DA, Baldewijns M, Benachi A, Bugatti M, Collins RRJ, De Luca D, Facchetti F, Linn RL, Marcelis L, Morotti D, Morotti R, Parks WT, Patane L, Prevot S, Pulinx B, Rajaram V, Strybol D, Thomas K, Vivanti AJ, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 145(5): 517-528, 2021

NTRK Fusions Identified in 1,217 Pediatric Tumors: the Frequency, Fusion Partners, and Clinical Outcome

Zhao X, Kotch C, Fox E, Surrey LF, Wertheim GB, Baloch ZW, Lin F, PPillai V, Luo M, Kreiger, PA, Pogoriler JE, Linn RL, Russo PA, Santi M, Resnick AC, Storm PB, Hunger SP, Bauer AJ, Li MM, JCO Precision Oncology, 2021, PMID:34036219

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Clinical Course in a Patient with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 0 Treated with Nusinersen and Onasemnogene Abeparvovec

Matesanz SE, Curry C, Gross B, Rubin AI, Linn R, Yum SW, Kichula EA, Journal of Child Neurology 35(11): 717-723, 2020, PMID:32515646

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Pediatric Salivary Gland Neoplasms: Identification and Characterization of Mammary-Analogue Secretory Carcinoma in a Single Tertiary Care Center

Depasquale B, Wang Q, Galvao R, Surrey L, Pawel B, Linn R, Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, Oral presentation at the Joint Society of Pediatric Pathology and Paediatric Pathology Society 2019 Fall Meeting 23(6): 480-508, 2020

Clinicopathologic Analysis and Morphologic Variants of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumors

Vougiouklakis T, Vasudevaraja V, Shen G, Feng X, Chiang S, Barroeta J, Thomas K, Schwartz L, Linn R, Oliva E, Shukla P, Malpica A, DeLair D, Snuderl M, Jour G, Modern Pathology 33(Supplement 2): , 2020

Recurrent Chromatin Remodeling Pathway Mutations Identified in Ovarian juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumors

Vougiouklakis T, Vasudevaraja V, Shen G, Feng X, Chiang S, Barroeta J, Thomas K, Schwartz L, Linn R, Oliva E, Shukla P, Malpica A, DeLair D, Snuderl M, Jour G, Modern Pathology 33(Supplement 2): , 2020