Sarah Sheppard, MD, PhD

Sarah Sheppard, MD, PhD

Sarah Sheppard, MD, PhD, is fellow in the Division of Human Genetics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Massachusetts Medical School/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Worchester, MA


Human Genetics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Human Genetics Fellowship Program

Departments and Services




Kok FO, Shin M, Ni CW, Gupta A, Grosse AS, van Impel A, Kirchmaier BC, Peterson-Maduro J, Kourkoulis G, Male I, DeSantis DF, Sheppard-Tindell S, Ebarasi L, Betsholtz C, Schulte-Merker S, Wolfe SA, Lawson ND. (2015) Reverse genetic screening reveals poor correlation between morpholino-induced and mutant phenotypes in zebrafish. Dev Cell 32(1), 97-108. PMID 25533206


Sheppard S, Lawson ND, Zhu LJ. (2013) Accurate identification of polyadenylation sites from 3' end deep sequencing using a naïve Bayes classifier. Bioinformatics 29(20), 2564-71. PMID: 23962617.

Moore JC, Sheppard-Tindell S, Shestopalov IA, Yamazoe S, Chen JK, Lawson ND. (2013) Post-transcriptional mechanisms contribute to Etv2 repression during vascular development. Dev Biol 384(1), 128-40. PMID: 24036310.


Kumar N, Afeyan R, Sheppard S, Harms B, Lauffenburger DA. (2007) Quantitative analysis of Akt phosphorylation and activity in response to EGF and insulin treatment. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 354(1), 14-20. PMID: 17214972.

Awards and Honors

American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
American Society of Transplant Surgeons Presidential Student Mentor Grant
2005, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Inducted

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2008-present, American Physician Scientists Association Member