Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology



  Cindy L. Vnencak-Jones, Ph.D.




Dept of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology



  Contact Information



Office Location:

4918C TVC

Phone: 615-343-9074   

Fax: 615-343-9563

E-mail: cindy.vnencak-jones@vanderbilt.edu

Lab:  www.labvu.com


Campus Email address:

Pathology Labs/Blood Bank

4605 TVC (5310)


US Mailing address:

Pathology Labs/Blood Bank

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

4605 TVC

Nashville, TN 37232-5310







Fellowship, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Ph.D., The Medical College of Virginia
B.S., The University of South Carolina



Research Keywords





Research Description



Participation with VUMC researchers studying the role of genetic factors in the cause of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. . .



Clinical Research Description



The application of molecular techniques for the diagnosis, management and understanding of human inherited and acquired diseases.






Alfaro, MP, Cohen, M, Vnencak-Jones, CL. Maternal FMR1 premutation allele expansion and contraction in fraternal twins. Am J Med Genet A, 2013

Cushman-Vokoun, AM, Stover, DG, Zhao, Z, Koehler, EA, Berlin, JD, Vnencak-Jones, CL. Clinical Utility of KRAS and BRAF Mutations in a Cohort of Patients With Colorectal Neoplasms Submitted for Microsatellite Instability Testing. Clin Colorectal Cancer, 12(3), 168-78, 2013

Ohashi, K, Sequist, LV, Arcila, ME, Lovly, CM, Chen, X, Rudin, CM, Moran, T, Camidge, DR, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Berry, L, Pan, Y, Sasaki, H, Engelman, JA, Garon, EB, Dubinett, SM, Franklin, WA, Riely, GJ, Sos, ML, Kris, MG, Dias-Santagata, D, Ladanyi, M, Bunn, PA, Pao, W. Characteristics of lung cancers harboring NRAS mutations. Clin Cancer Res, 19(9), 2584-91, 2013

Pulley, JM, Denny, JC, Peterson, JF, Bernard, GR, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Ramirez, AH, Delaney, JT, Bowton, E, Brothers, K, Johnson, K, Crawford, DC, Schildcrout, J, Masys, DR, Dilks, HH, Wilke, RA, Clayton, EW, Shultz, E, Laposata, M, McPherson, J, Jirjis, JN, Roden, DM. Operational implementation of prospective genotyping for personalized medicine: the design of the Vanderbilt PREDICT project. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 92(1), 87-95, 2012

Ohashi, K, Sequist, LV, Arcila, ME, Moran, T, Chmielecki, J, Lin, YL, Pan, Y, Wang, L, de Stanchina, E, Shien, K, Aoe, K, Toyooka, S, Kiura, K, Fernandez-Cuesta, L, Fidias, P, Yang, JC, Miller, VA, Riely, GJ, Kris, MG, Engelman, JA, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Dias-Santagata, D, Ladanyi, M, Pao, W. Lung cancers with acquired resistance to EGFR inhibitors occasionally harbor BRAF gene mutations but lack mutations in KRAS, NRAS, or MEK1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 109(31), E2127-33, 2012

Sengsayadeth, SM, Jagasia, M, Engelhardt, BG, Kassim, A, Strickland, SA, Goodman, S, Lucid, C, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Greer, JP, Savani, BN. Allo-SCT for high-risk AML-CR1 in the molecular era: impact of FLT3/ITD outweighs the conventional markers. Bone Marrow Transplant, 47(12), 1535-7, 2012

Goins, WP, Edwards, KM, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Rock, MT, Swift, M, Thayer, V, Schaffner, W, Talbot, TR. A comparison of 2 strategies to prevent infection following pertussis exposure in vaccinated healthcare personnel. Clin Infect Dis, 54(7), 938-45, 2012

Dahlman, KB, Xia, J, Hutchinson, K, Ng, C, Hucks, D, Jia, P, Atefi, M, Su, Z, Branch, S, Lyle, PL, Hicks, DJ, Bozon, V, Glaspy, JA, Rosen, N, Solit, DB, Netterville, JL, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Sosman, JA, Ribas, A, Zhao, Z, Pao, W. BRAF(L597) mutations in melanoma are associated with sensitivity to MEK inhibitors. Cancer Discov, 2(9), 791-7, 2012

Lovly, CM, Dahlman, KB, Fohn, LE, Su, Z, Dias-Santagata, D, Hicks, DJ, Hucks, D, Berry, E, Terry, C, Duke, M, Su, Y, Sobolik-Delmaire, T, Richmond, A, Kelley, MC, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Iafrate, AJ, Sosman, J, Pao, W. Routine multiplex mutational profiling of melanomas enables enrollment in genotype-driven therapeutic trials. PLoS One, 7(4), e35309, 2012

Su, Z, Dias-Santagata, D, Duke, M, Hutchinson, K, Lin, YL, Borger, DR, Chung, CH, Massion, PP, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Iafrate, AJ, Pao, W. A platform for rapid detection of multiple oncogenic mutations with relevance to targeted therapy in non-small-cell lung cancer. J Mol Diagn, 13(1), 74-84, 2011

Wentz, SC, Vnencak-Jones, C, Chopp, WV. Neuroendocrine and squamous colonic composite carcinoma: case report with molecular analysis. World J Gastroenterol, 17(42), 4729-33, 2011

Austin, ED, Rock, MT, Mosse, CA, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Yoder, SM, Robbins, IM, Loyd, JE, Meyrick, BO. T lymphocyte subset abnormalities in the blood and lung in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Med, 104(3), 454-62, 2010

Johri, S, Dunnington, GH, Vnencak-Jones, CL. A novel BMPR2 mutation associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension in an octogenarian. Lung, 188(4), 349-52, 2010

Hiremath, J, Thanikachalam, S, Parikh, K, Shanmugasundaram, S, Bangera, S, Shapiro, L, Pott, GB, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Arneson, C, Wade, M, White, RJ, , . Exercise improvement and plasma biomarker changes with intravenous treprostinil therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension: a placebo-controlled trial. J Heart Lung Transplant, 29(2), 137-49, 2010

Talbert, ML, Dunn, ST, Hunt, J, Hillyard, DR, Mirza, I, Nowak, JA, Van Deerlin, V, Vnencak-Jones, CL. Competency-based education for the molecular genetic pathology fellow: a report of the association for molecular pathology training and education committee. J Mol Diagn, 11(6), 497-507, 2009

Mosse, CA, Stumph, JR, Best, DH, Vnencak-Jones, CL. A B-cell lymphoma diagnosed in "floater" tissue: implications of the diagnosis and resolution of a laboratory error. Am J Med Sci, 338(3), 248-51, 2009

Vnencak-Jones, CL. Bone marrow engraftment studies. Curr Protoc Hum Genet, Chapter 9, Unit 9.17, 2009

Johnson, JA, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Cogan, JD, Loyd, JE, West, J. Copy-number variation in BMPR2 is not associated with the pathogenesis of pulmonary arterial hypertension. BMC Med Genet, 10, 58, 2009

Boyd, AS, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Pennington, B. Microsatellite stable genome in an epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: An example of a microsatellite stable tumor. J Am Acad Dermatol, 58(3), 519-21, 2008

Woods-Swafford, W, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Loken, MR, Manes, B, Frangoul, H. Mobilization of Ph chromosome-negative peripheral blood stem cells in a child with chronic myeloid leukemia after imatinib-induced complete molecular remission. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 2006

Schrager, JJ, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Graber, SE, Neff, AT, Chari, RS, Wright, KJ, Pinson, CW, Stewart, JH, Gorden, DL. Use of short tandem repeats for DNA fingerprinting to rapidly diagnose graft-versus-host disease in solid organ transplant patients. Transplantation, 81(1), 21-5, 2006

Pitchford, CW, Creech, CB, Peters, TR, Vnencak-Jones, CL. Bartonella henselae Endocarditis in a Child. Pediatr Cardiol, 27(6), 769-71, 2006

Bregman, SG, Yeaney, GA, Greig, BW, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Hamilton, KS. Subcutaneous panniculitic T-cell lymphoma in a cardiac allograft recipient. J Cutan Pathol, 32(5), 366-70, 2005

Cogan, JD, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Phillips, JA, Lane, KB, Wheeler, LA, Robbins, IM, Garrison, G, Hedges, LK, Loyd, JE. Gross BMPR2 gene rearrangements constitute a new cause for primary pulmonary hypertension. Genet Med, 7(3), 169-74, 2005

Fossey, SC, Ferreira-Gonzalez, A, Garrett, CT, Dumur, CI, Vnencak-Jones, CL. BCRABL transcript detection by quantitative real-time PCR : are correlated results possible from homebrew assays. Mol Diagn, 9(4), 187-93, 2005

Vnencak-Jones, CL. Bone marrow engraftment studies. Curr Protoc Hum Genet, Chapter 9, Unit9.17, 2004

Juskevicius, R, Vnencak-Jones, C. Pathologic quiz case: a 17-year-old renal transplant patient with persistent fever, pancytopenia, and axillary lymphadenopathy. Bacillary angiomatosis of the lymph node in the renal transplant recipient. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 128(1), e12-4, 2004

Zhuang, Z, Lee, YS, Zeng, W, Furuta, M, Valyi-Nagy, T, Johnson, MD, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Woltjer, RL, Weil, RJ. Molecular genetic and proteomic analysis of synchronous malignant gliomas. Neurology, 62(12), 2316-9, 2004

Garland, EM, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Biaggioni, I, Davis, TL, Montine, TJ, Robertson, D. Fragile X gene premutation in multiple system atrophy. J Neurol Sci, 227(1), 115-8, 2004

Runo, James R, Vnencak-Jones, Cindy L, Prince, Melissa, Loyd, James E, Wheeler, Lisa, Robbins, Ivan M, Lane, Kirk B, Newman, John H, Johnson, Joyce, Nichols, William C, Phillips, John A. Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease caused by an inherited mutation in bone morphogenetic protein receptor II.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 167(6), 889-94, 2003

Lane, Joshua E, Ribeiro-Rodrigues, Rodrigo, Olivares-Villag??mez, Danyvid, Vnencak-Jones, Cindy L, McCurley, Thomas L, Carter, Clint E. Detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA within murine cardiac tissue sections by in situ polymerase chain reaction.. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz, 98(3), 373-6, 2003

Boyd, AS, Vnencak-Jones, CL. T-cell clonality in lichenoid purpura: a clinical and molecular evaluation of seven patients. Histopathology, 43(3), 302-3, 2003

Johnson, MD, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Toms, SA, Moots, PM, Weil, R. Allelic losses in oligodendroglial and oligodendroglioma-like neoplasms: analysis using microsatellite repeats and polymerase chain reaction. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 127(12), 1573-9, 2003

Vnencak-Jones, Cindy L. Fluorescence PCR and GeneScan analysis for the detection of CAG repeat expansions associated with Huntington's disease.. Methods Mol Biol, 217, 101-8, 2003

Smith, David I, Vnencak-Jones, Cindy L, Boyd, Alan S. T-lymphocyte clonality in benign lichenoid keratoses.. J Cutan Pathol, 29(10), 623-4, 2002

Macon, W R, Levy, N B, Kurtin, P J, Salhany, K E, Elkhalifa, M Y, Casey, T T, Craig, F E, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Gulley, M L, Park, J P, Cousar, J B. Hepatosplenic alphabeta T-cell lymphomas: a report of 14 cases and comparison with hepatosplenic gammadelta T-cell lymphomas.. Am J Surg Pathol, 25(3), 285-96, 2001

Tranebjaerg, L, Jensen, P K, Van Ghelue, M, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Sund, S, Elgjo, K, Jakobsen, J, Lindal, S, Warburg, M, Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A, Skullerud, K. Neuronal cell death in the visual cortex is a prominent feature of the X-linked recessive mitochondrial deafness-dystonia syndrome caused by mutations in the TIMM8a gene.. Ophthalmic Genet, 22(4), 207-23, 2001

Kasami, M, Gobbi, H, Dupont, WD, Simpson, JF, Page, DL, Vnencak-Jones, CL. Androgen receptor CAG repeat lengths in ductal carcinoma in situ of breast, longest in apocrine variety. Breast, 9(1), 23-7, 2000

Serpi, M., Hoffmann, G.F., Kircheisen, R., Vnencak-Jones, C., Feist, D., Wermuth, B., Zilow, E., Springer, W., Tonshoff, B., and Dominick, H.C. "Disturbance of Intestinal Transport. Unusual Presenting Symptom in a Neonate with Carbamylphosphate Synthetase Deficiency." . Pediat. Prax., 56, 375-383, 1999

Seeler, R A, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Bassett, L M, Gilbert, J B, Michaelis, R C. Severe haemophilia A in a female: a compound heterozygote with nonrandom X-inactivation.. Haemophilia, 5(6), 445-9, 1999

Vnencak-Jones, C L. Molecular testing for inherited diseases.. Am J Clin Pathol, 112(1 Suppl 1), S19-32, 1999

Miranda, R N, Cousar, J B, Hammer, R D, Collins, R D, Vnencak-Jones, C L. Somatic mutation analysis of IgH variable regions reveals that tumor cells of most parafollicular (monocytoid) B-cell lymphoma, splenic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma, and some hairy cell leukemia are composed of memory B lymphocytes.. Hum Pathol, 30(3), 306-12, 1999

Hodges, K B, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Larson, R S, Kinney, M C. Rarity of genomic instability in pathogenesis of systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in immunocompetent patients.. Hum Pathol, 30(2), 173-7, 1999

Raskin, S, Phillips, J A, Kaplan, G, McClure, M, Vnencak-Jones, C, Rozov, T, Cardieri, J M, Marostica, P, Abreu, F, Giugliani, R, Reis, F, Rosario, N A, Ludwig, N, Pereira, L, Faucz, F, Gabardo, J, Culpi, L. Geographic heterogeneity of 4 common worldwide cystic fibrosis non-DF508 mutations in Brazil.. Hum Biol, 71(1), 111-21, 1999

Lamps, L W, Bronner, M P, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Tham, K T, Mertz, H R, Scott, M A. Optimal screening and diagnosis of microsporida in tissue sections: a comparison of polarization, special stains, and molecular techniques.. Am J Clin Pathol, 109(4), 404-10, 1998

Chapman, J, Cerven?!kov?!, L, Petersen, R B, Lee, H S, Estupinan, J, Richardson, S, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Gajdusek, D C, Korczyn, A D, Brown, P, Goldfarb, L G. APOE in non-Alzheimer amyloidoses: transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.. Neurology, 51(2), 548-53, 1998

Olivares-Villag??mez, D, McCurley, T L, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Correa-Oliveira, R, Colley, D G, Carter, C E. Polymerase chain reaction amplification of three different Trypanosoma cruzi DNA sequences from human chagasic cardiac tissue.. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 59(4), 563-70, 1998

Kasami, M, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Manning, S, Dupont, W D, Jensen, R A, Page, D L. Monoclonality in fibroadenomas with complex histology and phyllodal features.. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 50(2), 185-91, 1998

Johnson, M D, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McLean, M J. Fatal familial insomnia: clinical and pathologic heterogeneity in genetic half brothers.. Neurology, 51(6), 1715-7, 1998

Hammer, R D, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Manning, S S, Glick, A D, Kinney, M C. Microvillous lymphomas are B-cell neoplasms that frequently express CD56.. Mod Pathol, 11(3), 239-46, 1998

Stevenson, R E, Arena, J F, Ouzts, E, Gibson, A, Shokeir, M H, Vnencak-Jones, C, Lubs, H A, May, M, Schwartz, C E. Renpenning syndrome maps to Xp11.. Am J Hum Genet, 62(5), 1092-101, 1998

Essary, L R, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Manning, S S, Olson, S J, Johnson, J E. Frequency of parvovirus B19 infection in nonimmune hydrops fetalis and utility of three diagnostic methods.. Hum Pathol, 29(7), 696-701, 1998

Larson, R S, Manning, S, Macon, W R, Vnencak-Jones, C. Microsatellite instability in natural killer cell-like T-cell lymphomas in immunocompromised and immunocompetent individuals.. Blood, 89(3), 1114-5, 1997

Lane, J E, Olivares-Villagomez, D, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McCurley, T L, Carter, C E. Detection of Trypanosoma cruzi with the polymerase chain reaction and in situ hybridization in infected murine cardiac tissue.. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 56(6), 588-95, 1997

Chen, S G, Parchi, P, Brown, P, Capellari, S, Zou, W, Cochran, E J, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Julien, J, Vital, C, Mikol, J, Lugaresi, E, Autilio-Gambetti, L, Gambetti, P. Allelic origin of the abnormal prion protein isoform in familial prion diseases.. Nat Med, 3(9), 1009-15, 1997

Raskin, S, Phillips, J A, Krishnamani, M R, Vnencak-Jones, C, Parker, R A, Rozov, T, Cardieri, J M, Marostica, P, Abreu, F, Giugliani, R, Reis, F, Rosario, N A, Ludwig, N, Culpi, L. Cystic fibrosis in the Brazilian population: DF508 mutation and KM-19/XV-2C haplotype distribution.. Hum Biol, 69(4), 499-508, 1997

Kasami, M, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Manning, S, Dupont, W D, Page, D L. Loss of heterozygosity and microsatellite instability in breast hyperplasia. No obligate correlation of these genetic alterations with subsequent malignancy.. Am J Pathol, 150(6), 1925-32, 1997

Raskin, S, Philips, J A, Krishnamani, M R, Vnencak-Jones, C, Parker, R A, Dawson, E, Rozov, T, Cardieri, J M, Marostica, P, Abreu, F, Giugliani, R, Reis, F, Rosario, N A, Ludwig, N, Culpi, L. Regional distribution of cystic fibrosis-linked DNA haplotypes in Brazil: multicenter study.. Hum Biol, 69(1), 75-88, 1997

Kolquist, K A, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Swift, L, Page, D L, Johnson, J E, Denison, M R. Fatal fat embolism syndrome in a child with undiagnosed hemoglobin S/beta+ thalassemia: a complication of acute parvovirus B19 infection.. Pediatr Pathol Lab Med, 16(1), 71-82, 1996

Larson, R S, Scott, M A, McCurley, T L, Vnencak-Jones, C L. Microsatellite analysis of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders: determination of donor/recipient origin and identification of putative lymphomagenic mechanism.. Cancer Res, 56(19), 4378-81, 1996

Hammer, R D, Cousar, J B, Collins, R D, Vnencak-Jones, C L. bc1-1 gene rearrangements in paraffin-embedded tissues.. Am J Clin Pathol, 105(6), 806-7, 1996

Scott, M A, McCurley, T L, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Hager, C, McCoy, J A, Anderson, B, Collins, R D, Edwards, K M. Cat scratch disease: detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in archival biopsies from patients with clinically, serologically, and histologically defined disease.. Am J Pathol, 149(6), 2161-7, 1996

Summar, M L, Dasouki, M J, Schofield, P J, Krishnamani, M R, Vnencak-Jones, C, Tuchman, M, Mao, J, Phillips, J A. Physical and linkage mapping of human carbamyl phosphate synthetase I (CPS1) and reassignment from 2p to 2q35.. Cytogenet Cell Genet, 71(3), 266-7, 1995

Parchi, P, Castellani, R, Cortelli, P, Montagna, P, Chen, S G, Petersen, R B, Manetto, V, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McLean, M J, Sheller, J R. Regional distribution of protease-resistant prion protein in fatal familial insomnia.. Ann Neurol, 38(1), 21-9, 1995

Antonarakis, SE, Rossiter, JP, Young, M, Horst, J, de Moerloose, P, Sommer, SS, Ketterling, RP, Kazazian, HH, N??grier, C, Vinciguerra, C, Gitschier, J, Goossens, M, Girodon, E, Ghanem, N, Plassa, F, Lavergne, JM, Vidaud, M, Costa, JM, Laurian, Y, Lin, SW, Lin, SR, Shen, MC, Lillicrap, D, Taylor, SA, Windsor, S, Valleix, SV, Nafa, K, Sultan, Y, Delpech, M, Vnencak-Jones, CL, Phillips, JA, Ljung, RC, Koumbarelis, E, Gialeraki, A, Mandalaki, T, Jenkins, PV, Collins, PW, Pasi, KJ, Goodeve, A, Peake, I, Preston, FE, Schwartz, M, Scheibel, E, Ingerslev, J, Cooper, DN, Millar, DS, Kakkar, VV, Giannelli, F, Naylor, JA, Tizzano, EF, Baiget, M, Domenech, M, Altisent, C, Tusell, J, Beneyto, M, Lorenzo, JI, Gaucher, C, Mazurier, C, Peerlinck, K, Matthijs, G, Cassiman, JJ, Vermylen, J, Mori, PG, Acquila, M, Caprino, D, Inaba, H. Factor VIII gene inversions in severe hemophilia A: results of an international consortium study. Blood, 86(6), 2206-12, 1995

Butler, M G, Pratesi, R, Vnencak-Jones, C L. Molecular genetic analysis of mentally retarded males with features of the fragile-X syndrome.. J Intellect Disabil Res, 39 ( Pt 6), 544-53, 1995

Dahir, G A, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Schwartz, H S, Butler, M G. Dosage and allelic restriction fragment studies and PCR analysis of the H-ras locus in giant cell tumor of bone.. Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 74(2), 95-8, 1994

O'Malley, F P, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Dupont, W D, Parl, F, Manning, S, Page, D L. p53 mutations are confined to the comedo type ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Immunohistochemical and sequencing data.. Lab Invest, 71(1), 67-72, 1994

Dupont, W D, Page, D L, Parl, F F, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Plummer, W D, Rados, M S, Schuyler, P A. Long-term risk of breast cancer in women with fibroadenoma.. N Engl J Med, 331(1), 10-5, 1994

Butler, M G, Pratesi, R, Vnencak-Jones, C L. Molecular genetic screening in cytogenetically normal mentally retarded males with manifestations of fragile X syndrome.. Am J Med Genet, 51(4), 315-6, 1994

Sukpanichnant, S, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McCurley, T L. Determination of B-cell clonality in paraffin-embedded endoscopic biopsy specimens of abnormal lymphocytic infiltrates and gastrointestinal lymphoma by polymerase chain reaction.. Am J Clin Pathol, 102(3), 299-305, 1994

Caleffi, M, Teague, M W, Jensen, R A, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Dupont, W D, Parl, F F. p53 gene mutations and steroid receptor status in breast cancer. Clinicopathologic correlations and prognostic assessment.. Cancer, 73(8), 2147-56, 1994

Ulm, Janet E, Vnencak-Jones, Cindy L, Bosque, Patrick. Research on familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (FCJD) resulting in presymptomatic testing: implications for the Human Genome Project.. J Genet Couns, 2(1), 9-15, 1993

Jones, E M, Colley, D G, Tostes, S, Lopes, E R, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McCurley, T L. Amplification of a Trypanosoma cruzi DNA sequence from inflammatory lesions in human chagasic cardiomyopathy.. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 48(3), 348-57, 1993

Raskin, S, Phillips, J A, Krishnamani, M R, Vnencak-Jones, C, Parker, R A, Rozov, T, Cardieri, J M, Marostica, P, Abreu, F, Giugliani, R. DNA analysis of cystic fibrosis in Brazil by direct PCR amplification from Guthrie cards.. Am J Med Genet, 46(6), 665-9, 1993

Sukpanichnant, S, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McCurley, T L. Detection of clonal immunoglobulin heavy chain gene rearrangements by polymerase chain reaction in scrapings from archival hematoxylin and eosin-stained histologic sections: implications for molecular genetic studies of focal pathologic lesions.. Diagn Mol Pathol, 2(3), 168-76, 1993

Tharapel, S A, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Whitlock, J A, Jain, R. Molecular confirmation of BCR-ABL fusion in a chronic myeloid leukemia with a complex translocation involving chromosomes 9, 15, and 22.. Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 4(4), 343-5, 1992

Vnencak-Jones, C L, Phillips, J A. Identification of heterogeneous PrP gene deletions in controls by detection of allele-specific heteroduplexes (DASH). Am J Hum Genet, 50(4), 871-2, 1992

Raskin, S, Phillips, J A, Kaplan, G, McClure, M, Vnencak-Jones, C. Cystic fibrosis genotyping by direct PCR analysis of Guthrie blood spots.. PCR Methods Appl, 2(2), 154-6, 1992

Bosque, P J, Vnencak-Jones, C L, Johnson, M D, Whitlock, J A, McLean, M J. A PrP gene codon 178 base substitution and a 24-bp interstitial deletion in familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.. Neurology, 42(10), 1864-70, 1992

Raskin, S, Phillips, J A, Vnencak-Jones, C, Dawson, E, Kaplan, G, McClure, M. Utility of internal markers to improve the accuracy of cystic fibrosis genotype analysis.. Biotechniques, 13(3), 372-4, 1992

Tuchman, M, Mauer, S M, Holzknecht, R A, Summar, M L, Vnencak-Jones, C L. Prospective versus clinical diagnosis and therapy of acute neonatal hyperammonaemia in two sisters with carbamyl phosphate synthetase deficiency.. J Inherit Metab Dis, 15(2), 269-77, 1992

Jones, E M, Colley, D G, Tostes, S, Lopes, E R, Vnencak-Jones, C L, McCurley, T L. A Trypanosoma cruzi DNA sequence amplified from inflammatory lesions in human chagasic cardiomyopathy.. Trans Assoc Am Physicians, 105, 182-9, 1992

Vnencak-Jones, C L, Phillips, J A, Wang, D F. Use of polymerase chain reaction in detection of growth hormone gene deletions.. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 70(6), 1550-3, 1990

Vnencak-Jones, C L, Phillips, J A. Hot spots for growth hormone gene deletions in homologous regions outside of Alu repeats.. Science, 250(4988), 1745-8, 1990

Phillips, J A, Vnencak-Jones, C L. Genetics of growth hormone and its disorders.. Adv Hum Genet, 18, 305-63, 1989

Vnencak-Jones, C L, Phillips, J A, Chen, E Y, Seeburg, P H. Molecular basis of human growth hormone gene deletions.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 85(15), 5615-9, 1988

Vnencak-Jones, C L, Wahab, S Z, Zehner, Z E, Holmes, W M. A human tRNA(iMet) gene produces multiple transcripts.. Mol Cell Biol, 7(11), 4134-8, 1987