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Texas Medical Center
The Woodlands

Phone: 832-822-4280


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Kevin E. Glinton, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Medical Biochemical Genetics 2020
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Medical Genetics 2019
University of Virginia Medical Center Residency Pediatrics 2017
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2014
University of Southern California PhD Doctor of Philosophy 2010


As a clinician and researcher, my aim is to provide the most timely and precise diagnosis for patients. I enjoy treating children with a variety of genetic disorders but have a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of children with inborn errors of metabolism.

Selected Publications

Alaimo, J.T., Glinton, K.E., Liu, N., Xiao, J., Yang, Y., Sutton, V.R. and Elsea, S.H., 2020. Integrated analysis of metabolomic profiling and exome data supplements sequence variant interpretation, classification, and diagnosis. Genetics in Medicine pp.1-7.

Glinton, K.E., Levy, H.L., Kennedy, A.D., Pappan, K.L. and Elsea, S.H., 2019. Untargeted metabolomics identifies unique though benign biochemical changes in patients with pathogenic variants in UROC1. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports  18, pp.14-18.

Glinton, K.E., Benke, P.J., Lines, M.A., Geraghty, M.T., Chakraborty, P., Al-Dirbashi, O.Y., Jiang, Y., Kennedy, A.D., Grotewiel, M.S., Sutton, V.R. and Elsea, S.H., 2018. Disturbed phospholipid metabolism in serine biosynthesis defects revealed by metabolomic profiling. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 123(3), pp.309-316.

PubMed Publications

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