Champaigne, Neena

Assistant Clinical Geneticist; Director Metabolic Treatment Program

Champaigne, Neena

Neena L. Champaigne, MD, is a clinical geneticist involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of genetic conditions with a specialty in metabolic disorders. Dr. Champaigne provides clinical evaluation, care and counseling for metabolic patients across the Upstate, with clinics in both Greenville and Greenwood, South Carolina. She also provides short- and long-term follow-up for the South Carolina Newborn Screening Program. Dr. Champaigne also oversees the Graduate Medical Genetics Training Program.

Dr. Champaigne is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Genetics (2007) and Medical Biochemical Genetics (2009), as well as the American Board of Pediatrics (2002). She holds memberships in the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, American Society of Human Genetics, American Medical Association, and the South Carolina Medical Association.

Contact Information

Office (864) 388-1064
Fax (864) 388-1720
neena@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Molecular Genetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1994

  • M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1999

  • Pediatric Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1999-2002

  • Medical Genetics Residency, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 2003-06

  • Instr./Asst. Professor, Pediatrics, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 2002-07

  • Assistant Clinical Geneticist, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2008-present

Selected Publications

  • Sloan JL, Johnston JJ, Manoli I, Chandler RJ, Krause C, Carrillo-Carrasco N, Chandrasekaran SD, Sysol JR, O'Brien K, Hauser NS, Sapp JC, Dorward HM, Huizing M; NIH Intramural Sequencing Center Group, Barshop BA, Berry SA, James PM, Champaigne NL, de Lonlay P, Valayannopoulos V, Geschwind MD, Gavrilov DK, Nyhan WL, Biesecker LG, Venditti CP. Exome sequencing identifies ACSF3 as a cause of combined malonic and methylmalonic aciduria. Nat Genet. 2011 Aug 14;43(9):883-6.

  • Wells AS, Northrup H, Crandell SS, King TM, Champaigne NL, Yafi M, Therrell BL, Noblin SJ. Expanded newborn screening in Texas: a survey and educational module addressing the knowledge of pediatric residents. Genet Med. 2009 Mar;11(3):163-8.

  • Champaigne NL, Laird NA, Northup JK, Velagaleti GV. Molecular cytogenetic characterization of an interstitial de novo 13q deletion in a 3-month-old with severe pediatric gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Feb 15;149A(4):751-4.
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