Kristin E. D'Aco, M.D.

Kristin E. D'Aco, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

~ The natural history of lysosomal storage disorders, particularly MPS I
~ Characterization of novel mutations in suspected genetic disorders, including mitochondrial disease

Recent Journal Articles

2012 Jun
D'Aco K, Underhill L, Rangachari L, Arn P, Cox GF, Giugliani R, Okuyama T, Wijburg F, Kaplan P. "Diagnosis and treatment trends in mucopolysaccharidosis I: findings from the MPS I Registry." European journal of pediatrics. 2012 Jun; 171(6):911-9. Epub 2012 Jan 11.
2011 Jul
Glatz C, D'Aco K, Smith S, Sondheimer N. "Mutation in the mitochondrial tRNA(Val) causes mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes." Mitochondrion. 2011 Jul; 11(4):615-9. Epub 2011 Apr 20.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Genetics (SMD) - Primary


Genetics - American Board of Medical Genetics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2005
BS | Cell and Molecular Biology | Cornell University2001

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA Resident, Division of Human Genetics and Division of Biochemical Genetics 2012
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, CT Pediatric Chief Resident 2009
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, CT Intern and Resident in Pediatrics 2008