Marcus J. Miller, Ph.D., FACMGMarcus J. Miller Photo

Director, IU Biochemical Genetics Laboratory

Assistant Professor, Clinical Medical and Molecular Genetics


Professional Address:  975 W. Walnut St., IB 344, Indianapolis, IN  46202

Office Phone:  317-278-1140

Fax:  317-278-1616

E-mail:  majamill@iu.edu

Board Certifications:

ABMGG, Clinical Biochemical Genetics

Areas of Specialization:

Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Clinical Metabolomics

Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders

Carnitine Metabolism


Clinical Fellowship in Molecular Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Clinical Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Ph.D., Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

B.S., Biology, Purdue University

Selected Articles:

Jain, M., Kennedy, A.D., Elsea S.H., Miller, M.J., (2017) “Analytes Related to Erythrocyte Metabolism are Reliable Biomarkers for Preanalytical Error Due to Delayed Plasma Processing in Metabolomics Studies” Clinica Chimica Acta, PMID28069401. 

Miller, M.J., Bostwick, B.L., Kennedy, A.D., Taraka, D., Sun, Q., Sutton, V.R., Elsea, S.H., (2016) “Chronic oral L-carnitine supplementation drives marked plasma TMAO elevations in patients with organic acidemias despite dietary meat restrictions” Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease Reports, PMID26936850

Miller, M.J., Burrage L.C., Gibson, J.B., Strenk, M.E., Lose, J.E, Bick, D.P., Elsea, S.H., Sutton, V.R., Sun, Q., Graham, B.H., Craigen, W.J., Zhang, W., Wong, L.C. (2015) “Recurrent ACADVL molecular findings in individuals with a positive newborn screen for very long chain acyl-coA dehydrogenase (VLCAD) deficiency in the United States­­” Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 116(3): 139-145. PMID26385305

Miller, M.J, Kennedy, A.D., Eckhart, A.D., Burrage, L.C., Wulff, J.E., Miller, L.A.D., Milburn, M.V., Ryals, J.A., Beaudet, A.L., Sun, Q., Sutton, V.R., Elsea, S.H. (2015) “Untargeted metabolomic analysis for the clinical screening of inborn errors of metabolism.”  Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease, 38(6): 1029-1039. PMID25875217   

Miller, M.J., Soler-Alfonso, C.R., Grund, J.E., Fang, P., Sun, Q., Elsea, S.H., Sutton, V.R. (2014).  Improved standards for prenatal diagnosis of citrullinemia.  Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, 112, 205-209.