Nancy Jeanne Halnon, M.D. [ Edit Your Profile ]

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Work Phone Number: (310) 825-0867

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BOX 951752, B2-427 MDCC
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Member, Cardiomyopathy, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Heart Transplantation
Clinical Liaison, Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Associate Researcher, Pediatric Cardiology

M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, 1996
1999 - 2002 UCLA School of Medicine
1996 - 1997 UCLA School of Medicine
1997 - 1999 UCLA School of Medicine

2004 American Board of Pediatrics
1999 American Board of Pediatrics


Dr. Nancy Halnon has 13 years of experience in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. Graduated from top rated Boston University, she completed her fellowship at University of California at Los Angeles in 2002. Doctor Halnon is the Clinical Liaison for the CDMD. She is interested in development of therapies to slow cardiomyopathy in DMD.


A selected list of publications:

Cammock Cheryl E, Halnon Nancy J, Skoczylas Jill, Blanchard James, Bohm Rudolf, Miller Christopher J, Lai Chi, Krogstad Paul A   Myocarditis, disseminated infection, and early viral persistence following experimental coxsackievirus B infection of cynomolgus monkeys PloS one, 2013; 8(9): e74569.
Halnon Nancy J, Cooper Paige, Chen Diana Yu Hui, Boechat M Ines, Uittenbogaart Christel H   Immune dysregulation after cardiothoracic surgery and incidental thymectomy: maintenance of regulatory T cells despite impaired thymopoiesis Clinical & developmental immunology, 2011; 2011: 915864.
Krogstad Paul, Hammon Rebecca, Halnon Nancy, Whitton J Lindsay   Fatal neonatal myocarditis caused by a recombinant human enterovirus-B variant The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2008; 27(7): 668-9.
Geiger Miwa, Harake Danielle, Halnon Nancy, Alejos Juan Carlos, Levi Daniel S   Screening for rejection in symptomatic pediatric heart transplant recipients: the sensitivity of BNP Pediatric transplantation, 2008; 12(5): 563-9.
Halnon Nancy J, Jamieson Beth, Plunkett Mark, Kitchen Christine M R, Pham Thao, Krogstad Paul   Thymic function and impaired maintenance of peripheral T cell populations in children with congenital heart disease and surgical thymectomy Pediatric research, 2005; 57(1): 42-8.
Khachigian L M, Anderson K R, Halnon N J, Gimbrone M A, Resnick N, Collins T   Egr-1 is activated in endothelial cells exposed to fluid shear stress and interacts with a novel shear-stress-response element in the PDGF A-chain promoter Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, 1997; 17(10): 2280-6.
Russell M E, Adams D H, Wyner L R, Yamashita Y, Halnon N J, Karnovsky M J   Early and persistent induction of monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 in rat cardiac allografts Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1993; 90(13): 6086-90.
Katsushika S, Chen L, Kawabe J, Nilakantan R, Halnon N J, Homcy C J, Ishikawa Y   Cloning and characterization of a sixth adenylyl cyclase isoform: types V and VI constitute a subgroup within the mammalian adenylyl cyclase family Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1992; 89(18): 8774-8.
Ishikawa Y, Katsushika S, Chen L, Halnon N J, Kawabe J, Homcy C J   Isolation and characterization of a novel cardiac adenylylcyclase cDNA The Journal of biological chemistry, 1992; 267(19): 13553-7.