Pathology Research

The pathology research team at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has a wide range of interests derived from all areas of pediatric diagnostic pathology.

Listed below are some of the current research activities:

  • Pathology of pediatric neoplasia: congenital melanocytic neoplasia
  • Pediatric Testicular Pathology; Disorders of Sexual Development
  • Pediatric pathology of transplantation: liver, small bowel, heart, lung and kidney
  • Epstein-Barr virus-related diseases
  • Pediatric solid and soft tissue tumors (including, but not limited to, Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor and lymphoma)
  • Pediatric liver diseases
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Histiocytosis and dendritic cell diseases, including Langerhans cell histiocytosis
  • Molecular diagnosis of pediatric infectious diseases
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Learn more about the Division of Pediatric Pathology