Newcomb, Tara Marie, MS

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Pediatrics - Midlevel
  • Divisions: Pediatric Neurology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-581-3551
  • School of Medicine
    30 N 1900 E, Room: 3R149
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Tara Newcomb is a licensed certified genetic counselor working with the Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Program at the University of Utah. She earned her Bachelors of Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Biochemistry in 2008 and her Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of Utah in 2010. She began working at the University of Utah shortly after graduation in 2010. Tara is involved with clinical research as well as providing counseling for patients with neuromuscular conditions and assisting with coordination of genetic testing.Tara Newcomb is a licensed certified genetic counselor working with the Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Program at the University of Utah. She earned her Bachelors of Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Biochemistry in 2008 and her Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of Utah in 2010. She began working at the University of Utah shortly after graduation in 2010. Tara is involved with clinical research as well as providing counseling for patients with neuromuscular conditions and assisting with coordination of genetic testing.

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Margraf RL, Durtschi J, Krock B, Newcomb TM, Bonkowsky JL, Voelkerding KV, Bayrak-Toydemir P, Lutz RE, Swoboda KJ (2018). Novel PLP1 Mutations Identified With Next-Generation Sequencing Expand the Spectrum of PLP1-Associated Leukodystrophy Clinical Phenotypes. Child Neurol Open, 5, 2329048X18789282.
  2. Ostrander BEP, Butterfield RJ, Pedersen BS, Farrell AJ, Layer RM, Ward A, Miller C, DiSera T, Filloux FM, Candee MS, Newcomb T, Bonkowsky JL, Marth GT, Quinlan AR (2018). Whole-genome analysis for effective clinical diagnosis and gene discovery in early infantile epileptic encephalopathy. NPJ Genom Med, 3, 22.
  3. Rosewich H, Sweney MT, DeBrosse S, Ess K, Ozelius L, Andermann E, Andermann F, Andrasco G, Belgrade A, Brashear A, Ciccodicola S, Egan L, George AL Jr, Lewelt A, Magelby J, Merida M, Newcomb T, Platt V, Poncelin D, Reyna S, Sasaki M, Sotero de Menezes M, Sweadner K, Viollet L, Zupanc M, Silver K, Swoboda K (2017 Apr). Research conference summary from the 2014 International Task Force on ATP1A3-Related Disorders. Neurol Genet, 3(2), e139.
  4. Zaworski P, von Herrmann KM, Taylor S, Sunshine SS, McCarthy K, Risher N, Newcomb T, Weetall M, Prior TW, Swoboda KJ, Chen KS, Paushkin S (2016). SMN Protein Can Be Reliably Measured in Whole Blood with an Electrochemiluminescence (ECL) Immunoassay: Implications for Clinical Trials. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150640.
  5. Viollet L, Glusman G, Murphy KJ, Newcomb TM, Reyna SP, Sweney M, Nelson B, Andermann F, Andermann E, Acsadi G, Barbano RL, Brown C, Brunkow ME, Chugani HT, Cheyette SR, Collins A, DeBrosse SD, Galas D, Friedman J, Hood L, Huff C, Jorde LB, King MD, LaSalle B, Leventer RJ, Lewelt AJ, Massart MB, Merida MR 2nd, Ptacek LJ, Roach JC, Rust RS, Renault F, Sanger TD, Sotero de Menezes MA, Tennyson R, Uldall P, Zhang Y, Zupanc M, Xin W, Silver K, Swoboda KJ (2015). Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood: Retrospective Genetic Study and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in 187 Subjects from the US AHCF Registry. PLoS ONE, 10(5), e0127045.
  6. Butterfield RJ, Stevenson TJ, Xing L, Newcomb TM, Nelson B, Zeng W, Li X, Lu HM, Lu H, Farwell Gonzalez KD, Wei JP, Chao EC, Prior TW, Snyder PJ, Bonkowsky JL, Swoboda KJ (2014 Apr 15). Congenital lethal motor neuron disease with a novel defect in ribosome biogenesis. Neurology, 82(15), 1322-30.
  7. Lemke D, Rothwell E, Newcomb TM, Swoboda KJ (2014 Summer). Perceptions of equine-assisted activities and therapies by parents and children with spinal muscular atrophy. Pediatr Phys Ther, 26(2), 237-44.

Review

  1. Sweney MT, Newcomb TM, Swoboda KJ (2015 Jan). The expanding spectrum of neurological phenotypes in children with ATP1A3 mutations, Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, Rapid-onset Dystonia-Parkinsonism, CAPOS and beyond. [Review]. Pediatr Neurol, 52(1), 56-64.
  2. Lewelt A, Newcomb TM, Swoboda KJ (2012 Feb). New therapeutic approaches to spinal muscular atrophy. [Review]. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep, 12(1), 42-53.

Case Report

  1. Bend EG, Si Y, Stevenson DA, Bayrak-Toydemir P, Newcomb TM, Jorgensen EM, Swoboda KJ (2016 Sep 13). NALCN channelopathies: Distinguishing gain-of-function and loss-of-function mutations. Neurology, 87(11), 1131-9.
  2. Swoboda KJ, Margraf RL, Carey JC, Zhou H, Newcomb TM, Coonrod E, Durtschi J, Mallempati K, Kumanovics A, Katz BE, Voelkerding KV, Opitz JM (2014 Jan). A novel germline PIGA mutation in Ferro-Cerebro-Cutaneous syndrome: a neurodegenerative X-linked epileptic encephalopathy with systemic iron-overload. Am J Med Genet A, 164A(1), 17-28.
  3. Heinzen EL, Swoboda KJ, Hitomi Y, Gurrieri F, Nicole S, de Vries B, Tiziano FD, Fontaine B, Walley NM, Heavin S, Panagiotakaki E, Fiori S, Abiusi E, Di Pietro L, Sweney MT, Newcomb TM, Viollet L, Huff C, Jorde LB, Reyna SP, Murphy KJ, Shianna KV, Gumbs CE, Little L, Silver K, Ptacek LJ, Haan J, Ferrari MD, Bye AM, Herkes GK, Whitelaw CM, Webb D, Lynch BJ, Uldall P, King MD, Scheffer IE, Neri G, Arzimanoglou A, van den Maagdenberg AM, Sisodiya SM, Mikati MA, Goldstein DB (2012 Sep). De novo mutations in ATP1A3 cause alternating hemiplegia of childhood. Nat Genet, 44(9), 1030-4.

Editorial

  1. Newcomb TM, Flanigan KM (2016 Oct). Reassessing carrier status for dystrophinopathies. Neurol Genet, 2(5), e108.

Other

  1. Viollet L, Glusman G, Murphy KJ, Newcomb TM, Reyna SP, Sweney M, Nelson B, Andermann F, Andermann E, Acsadi G, Barbano RL, Brown C, Brunkow ME, Chugani HT, Cheyette SR, Collins A, DeBrosse SD, Galas D, Friedman J, Hood L, Huff C, Jorde LB, King MD, LaSalle B, Leventer RJ, Lewelt AJ, Massart MB, Merida MR 2nd, Ptacek LJ, Roach JC, Rust RS, Renault F, Sanger TD, Sotero de Menezes MA, Tennyson R, Uldall P, Zhang Y, Zupanc M, Xin W, Silver K, Swoboda KJ (2015). Correction: Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood: Retrospective Genetic Study and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in 187 Subjects from the US AHCF Registry. PLoS One (10(8), pp. e0137370). United States.