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Shilpa Jain, MD

Shilpa Jain, MD
Job Title Instructor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5055 Phone
412-692-7693 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2002 Delhi University, Delhi, India

Graduate School:

2004 Master's of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.


2008 Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich. 


2011 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC/University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. 


  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Academy of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • 2010 Translational Research Training in Hematology Award
  • 2009 Ashok and Ingrid Sarnaik Travel Award
  • 2008 Sheldon L. Brenner Resident Research Award
  • 2007 Commendation from the Chair of Pediatrics
  • 2002 Senior Research Fellowship Award, Institute of Genomic and Integrative Biology, India


  • Gheorghe G, Galambos C, Jain S, Krishnamurti L, Jaffe R. A novel TCIRG1 gene mutation leads to severe osteopetrosis with altered content of monocytes/macrophages in several organs. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2012 Mar-Apr;15(2):156-9.
  • Jindal A, McMeans M, Narayanan S, Rose EK, Jain S, Marazita ML, Menezes R, Letra A, Carvalho FM, Brandon CA, Resick JM, Mereb JC, Poletta FA, Lopez-Camelo JS, Castilla EE, Orioli IM, Vieira AR. Women are more susceptible to caries but individuals born with clefts are not. Int J Dent. 2011;2011:454532.
  • Jain S, Gladwin M. Arginine metabolism and NO bioavailability in sickle cell disease - Invited commentary on "Effect of Oral Arginine Supplementation on Exhaled Nitric Oxide Concentration in Sickle Cell Anemia and Acute Chest Syndrome." Journal of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 32(7):247–248, 2010.
  • Jain S, Kanarek N, Arceci RJ. Analysis of histiocytosis deaths in the US and recommendations for incidence tracking. J Registry Manag. 2010 Winter;37(4):156-62.
  • Jain S, Kamat D. Evaluation of Microcytic Anemia. Clinical Pediatrics, 2009, 48:7–13.
  • Sehgal A, Jain S, Jyothi MC. Parental Awareness Regarding Childhood Injuries. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol.71 (2):125-128-February 2004.
  • Sehgal A, Dubey NK, Jyothi MC, Jain S. Comparison of Tympanic and Rectal Temperatures in Febrile Patients. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol.69: 305-308, April 2002.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Characterization of microRNA expression profile in platelets in sickle cell disease
  • Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenic role of platelets in SCD, by using state-of-art genomic profiling technologies
Last Update
August 27, 2013
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Last Update
August 27, 2013