Publications

1. van den Heuvel A, Mahfouz A, Kloet SL, Balog J, van Engelen BGM, Tawil R, Tapscott SJ, van der Maarel SM. Single-cell RNA sequencing in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy disease etiology and development. Hum Mol Genet. (2019) 28(7):1064-1075.

2. Mul K, Lemmers RJLF, Kriek M, van der Vliet PJ, van den Boogaard ML, Badrising UA, Graham JM Jr, Lin AE, Brand H, Moore SA, Johnson K, Evangelista T, Töpf A, Straub V, Kapetanovic García S, Sacconi S, Tawil R, Tapscott SJ, Voermans NC, van Engelen BGM, Horlings CGC, Shaw ND, van der Maarel SM. FSHD type 2 and Bosma arhinia microphthalmia syndrome: Two faces of the same mutation. Neurology. (2018) 91(6):e562-e570

3. de Greef JC, Krom YD, den Hamer B, Snider L, Hiramuki Y, van den Akker RFP, Breslin K, Pakusch M, Salvatori DCF, Slütter B, Tawil R, Blewitt ME, Tapscott SJ, van der Maarel SM. Smchd1 haploinsufficiency exacerbates the phenotype of a transgenic FSHD1 mouse model. Hum Mol Genet. (2018) 27(4):716-731

4. Mason AG, Slieker RC, Balog J, Lemmers RJLF, Wong CJ, Yao Z, Lim JW, Filippova GN, Ne E, Tawil R, Heijmans BT, Tapscott SJ, van der Maarel SM. SMCHD1 regulates a limited set of gene clusters on autosomal chromosomes. Skelet Muscle. (2017) 7(1):12

5. Van den Boogaard ML, Lemmers RJ, Balog J, Wohlgemuth M, Auranen M, Mitsuhashi S, van der Vliet PJ, Straasheijm KR, van den Akker RF, Kriek M, Laurense-Bik ME, Raz V, van Ostaijen-Ten Dam MM, Hansson KB, van der Kooi EL, Kiuru-Enari S, Udd B, van Tol MJ, Nishino I, Tawil R, Tapscott SJ, van Engelen BG, van der Maarel SM. Mutations in DNMT3B Modify Epigenetic Repression of the D4Z4 Repeat and the Penetrance of Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy. Am J Hum Genet. (2016) 98(5):1020-9.

6. Lemmers RJ, Goeman JJ, van der Vliet PJ, van Nieuwenhuizen MP, Balog J, Vos-Versteeg M, Camano P, Ramos Arroyo MA, Jerico I, Rogers MT, Miller DG, Upadhyaya M, Verschuuren JJ, Lopez de Munain Arregui A, van Engelen BG, Padberg GW, Sacconi S, Tawil R, Tapscott SJ, Bakker B, van der Maarel SM. Inter-individual differences in CpG methylation at D4Z4 correlate with clinical variability in FSHD1 and FSHD2. Hum Mol Genet. (2015) 24(3):659-69.

7. Krom YD, Thijssen PE, Young JM, den Hamer B, Balog J, Yao Z, Maves L, Snider L, Knopp P, Zammit PS, Rijkers T, van Engelen BG, Padberg GW, Frants RR, Tawil R, Tapscott SJ, van der Maarel SM. Intrinsic epigenetic regulation of the D4Z4 macrosatellite repeat in a transgenic mouse model for FSHD. PLoS Genet. (2013) 9(4):e1003415.

8. Sacconi S, Lemmers RJ, Balog J, van der Vliet PJ, Lahaut P, van Nieuwenhuizen MP, Straasheijm KR, Debipersad RD, Vos-Versteeg M, Salviati L, Casarin A, Pegoraro E, Tawil R, Bakker E, Tapscott SJ, Desnuelle C, van der Maarel SM. The FSHD2 gene SMCHD1 is a modifier of disease severity in families affected by FSHD1. Am J Hum Genet. (2013) 93(4):744-51.

9. Lemmers RJ, Tawil R, Petek LM, Balog J, Block GJ, Santen GW, Amell AM, van der Vliet PJ, Almomani R, Straasheijm KR, Krom YD, Klooster R, Sun Y, den Dunnen JT, Helmer Q, Donlin-Smith CM, Padberg GW, van Engelen BG, de Greef JC, Aartsma-Rus AM, Frants RR, de Visser M, Desnuelle C, Sacconi S, Filippova GN, Bakker B, Bamshad MJ, Tapscott SJ, Miller DG, van der Maarel SM. Digenic inheritance of an SMCHD1 mutation and an FSHD-permissive D4Z4 allele causes facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy type 2. Nat Genet. (2012) 44(12):1370-46.

10. Lemmers RJ, van der Vliet PJ, Klooster R, Sacconi S, Camaño P, Dauwerse JG, Snider L, Straasheijm KR, van Ommen GJ, Padberg GW, Miller DG, Tapscott SJ, Tawil R, Frants RR, van der Maarel SM. A unifying genetic model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. Science. (2010) 329(5999):1650-3

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