PEOPLE

Angela Viaene, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationThe Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Pathology
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Office: 215-590-1728

Specialty Division

Neuropathology

Education

BS (Integrative Physiology), University of Iowa, 2006
PhD (Computational Neuroscience), University of Chicago, 2012
MD (MD), University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2014

Specialty Certification

The American Board of Pathology: Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology, 2018

Postgraduate Training

Anatomic Pathology Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2016
Neuropathology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2018

Awards and Honors

Winner of University of Iowa Scientific Poster Competition, Iowa City, IA, 2005
U.S.-Brazil Bio Tech Training Consortium (USABRIO) Education Award, 2005
Winner of Student Employee of the Year Award, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2006
Graduated with Highest Distinction and Honors, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2006
Nominee for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2008
Winner of Neuroscience Day poster competition, Brain Research Foundation, 2010
Winner of the Biological Sciences Division Travel Fund, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2011
Winner of Best Dissertation Award in the Committee on Computational Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2012
Winner of the Naomi Ragins-Goldsmith Career Development Award, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2013
Pathology Departmental Award for outstanding performance in Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2014
Trainee Travel Award, American Association of Neuropathologists, 2018
Educational Exhibit Awards Certificates of Merit, American Society of Neuroradiology for abstract entitled "What is Under the Tent? Posterior Fossa Tumors in Children, Beyond the ‘Usual Suspects’", 2021
Cum Laude Scientific Poster Award, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, 2023
Walter E. Berdon Award for the Best Clinical Research Paper in Pediatric Radiology for the year 2022, Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2023

Memberships and Professional Organizations

Society for Neuroscience, 2008 - 2012
American Physician Scientists Association, 2008 - 2014
College of American Pathologists, 2015 - Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016 - 2018
Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2017 - 2020
American Association of Neuropathologists, 2018 - Present

Web Links


Selected Publications

Automated quantification of Ki-67 proliferation index based on whole slide images in pediatric brain tumors

Familiar, A.M. Kazerooni, A.F. Kim, M.C. Kraya, A. Storm, P.J. Oldridge, D. Viaene, A.N. Resnick, A.C. Nabavizadeh, A., Society for Neuro-Oncology, Houston, TX, 2024

Functional Characterization of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells in Friedreich’s Ataxia Mouse Models

Joseph, D. Mercado-Ayon, E. Flatley, L. Viaene, A. Hordeaux, J. Marsh, E. Lynch, D., International Congress for Ataxia Research, London, UK, 2024

Acquired disorders of childhood.

Del Bigio MR and Viaene AN, Greenfield's Neuropathology 10th Edition, 2024

A wide range of fusions and alterations are detected in MYB- or MYBL1-altered gliomas

Rajan, S. Abdullaev, Z. Lidov, H. Wilson, Y. Thomas, D. Fullmer, J. Jones, K. Brown, D. Kobalka, P. Buckley, A. Viaene, A. Dahiya, S. Zhang, X.R. Wheeler, J. Lopes, M.B. Chung, H. Dazelle, K. Cimino, P.J. Quezado, M. Aldape, K., American Association of Neuropathologists Annual Meeting, Olympic Valley, CA., 2024

FGFR alterations in pediatric, young adult, and adult brain tumors: a comparison of histologic, molecular, and clinical features

Viaene, AN. Stone, S. Roth, J. Surrey, L. Fisher, M. Bagley, S. Hawkins, C. Santi, M. Nasrallah, M., American Association of Neuropathologists Annual Meeting, Olympic Valley, CA., 2024

Imaging of supratentorial intraventricular masses in children: a pictorial review-part 2.

Goncalves FG, Mahecha-Carvajal ME, Desa A, Yildiz H, Talbeya JK, Moreno LA, Viaene AN, Vossough A., Neuroradiology 66(5): 699-716, 2024, PMID:38085360

Read article

Imaging of supratentorial intraventricular masses in children: a pictorial review-part 1.

Goncalves FG, Mahecha-Carvajal ME, Desa A, Yildiz H, Talbeya JK, Moreno LA, Viaene AN, Vossough A., Neuroradiology 66(5): 677-698, 2024, PMID:38466393

Read article

A role for immunohistochemical stains in perinatal brain autopsies

Viaene, A.N., J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 83(5): 345-356, 2024, PMID:38441171

Read article

Pathology in the Digital Era of Neuro-oncology: A Pathomics-Based Approach to Modeling Outcomes in Medulloblastoma

Mahtabfar, A. Familiar, A. Kazerooni, A.F. Khanna, O. Kiani, M. Haldar, D. Viswanathan, K. Resnick, A.C. Viaene, A. Storm, P.B. Nabavizadeh, A., Neurosurgery 70(): 165-166, 2024

Expanding the Imaging Spectrum of Polymorphous Low-Grade Neuroepithelial Tumor of the Young in Children

Cerron-Vela, C. Gonçalves, F.G. Viaene, A.N. Tierradentro-García L.O. Vossough, A., American Journal of Neuroradiology 45(4): 483-487, 2024, PMID:38331958

Read article