Inna Hughes, M.D., Ph.D.

Inna Hughes, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 631
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 756-2311
Fax: (585) 275-3683
Administrative: (585) 275-9403
Administrative: (585) 275-4783


The biographical information for Inna Hughes, M.D., Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Upstate New York Regional Champions | New York State Neurological Society, NeuroStakes 2011
Alpha Omega Alpha Society | University of Rochester Medical School 2011
Spencer T and Ann W. Olin Medical Scientist Fellow | Washington University School of Medicine 2007
Merlie Fine Sciences Travel Award | Washington University School of Medicine 2004
Viktor Hamburger Award | Washington University School of Medicine 2004
Graduate Student Presentation Award | Stowers Institute, Mid-West Developmental Biology Meeting 2004
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Fellowship | National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Deafness 2004 - 2007
Honors in Biology, Magna cum Laude | Williams College 1999
Medical Scientist Training Program grant | Washington University School of Medicine 1999 - 2003
Minority Undergraduate Summer Internship Program | Harvard School of Public Health 1998
Acceleration to Excellence Scholarship | Simon's Rock College of Bard 1995 - 1997

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 8 available »

Hurle B, Marques-Bonet T, Antonacci F, Hughes I, Ryan JF, Comparative Sequencing Program N, Eichler EE, Ornitz DM, Green ED. "Lineage-specific evolution of the vertebrate Otopetrin gene family revealed by comparative genomic analyses." BMC evolutionary biology. 2011 11:23. Epub 2011 Jan 24.
2010 Jan 27
Wang H, Hughes I, Planer W, Parsadanian A, Grider JR, Vohra BP, Keller-Peck C, Heuckeroth RO. "The timing and location of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor expression determine enteric nervous system structure and function." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2010 Jan 27; 30(4):1523-38.
Hughes I, Binkley J, Hurle B, Green ED, , Sidow A, Ornitz DM. "Identification of the Otopetrin Domain, a conserved domain in vertebrate otopetrins and invertebrate otopetrin-like family members." BMC evolutionary biology. 2008 8:41. Epub 2008 Feb 06.
2007 Jul 17
Hughes I, Saito M, Schlesinger PH, Ornitz DM. "Otopetrin 1 activation by purinergic nucleotides regulates intracellular calcium." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007 Jul 17; 104(29):12023-8. Epub 2007 Jul 02.
2006 May 26
Hughes I, Thalmann I, Thalmann R, Ornitz DM. "Mixing model systems: using zebrafish and mouse inner ear mutants and other organ systems to unravel the mystery of otoconial development." Brain research. 2006 May 26; 1091(1):58-74. Epub 2006 Mar 09.

Current Appointments

Senior Instructor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology (SMD) - Primary


Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD PhD | Developmental Biology | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis2007
BA | Biology | Williams College1999

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Strong memorial Hospital07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Residency at University of Rochester Medical Center06/29/2009 - 06/30/2012
Internship in Pediatrics at Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester06/23/2007 - 06/26/2009