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



BS (Integrative Physiology), University of Iowa, 2006
Ph.D. (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

U.S.-Brazil Bio Tech Training Consortium (USABRIO) Education Award, 2005
Winner of University of Iowa Scientific Poster Competition, 2005
Graduated with Highest Distinction and Honors, University of Iowa, 2006
Winner of Student Employee of the Year Award, University of Iowa, 2006
Nominee for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Chicago, 2008
Winner of the Brain Research Foundation’s Neuroscience Day poster competition, 2010
Winner of the Biological Sciences Division Travel Fund, University of Chicago, 2011
Winner of Best Dissertation Award in the Committee on Computational Neuroscience, University of Chicago, 2012
Winner of the Naomi Ragins-Goldsmith Career Development Award, University of Chicago, 2013
Selected to teach Clinical Pathophysiology and Therapeutics (awarded only to top 25 graduating medical students), University of Chicago, 2013
Pathology Departmental Award for outstanding performance in Pathology, University of Chicago, 2014
American Association of Neuropathologists Trainee Travel Award, 2018
Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams Endowed Chair in Neuropathology, 2019

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 - present
American Association of Neuropathologists, 2018 - Present

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Selected Publications

Imaging of Supratentorial Intraventricular Masses in Children-A Pictorial Review

Gonçalves, F.G. Alves, C. Teixeira, S. Viaene, A.N. Andronikou, S. Vossough, A., Radiological Society of North America, 2020

Novel Glioblastoma Population-based Histologic Stain Normalization

Agraz, J.L. Grenko, C.M. Viaene, A.N. Nasrallah, M.P. Feldman, M.D. Akbari, H. Bakas, S., Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting, 2020

Imaging of Supratentorial Intraventricular Masses in Children - A Pictorial Review

Gonçalve, F.G. Alves, C.R.P. Teixeira, S.R. Viaene, A.N. Andronikou, S. Vossough, A., Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, 2020

Predicting overall survival of glioblastoma patients on multi-institutional histopathology stained slides using deep learning and population-based normalization

Hao, J. Agraz, J.L. Grenko, C.M. Park, J.W. Viaene, A.N. Nasrallah, M.P. Kim, K. Bakas, S., Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Scientific Meeting, 2020

When amplification meets gene fusion: molecular characterization of PPP1CB-ALK fusion and amplification in pediatric high grade glioma

Lin, F. Zhong, Y. Xu, F. Schubert, J. Wu, J. Zhao, X. Wainwright, L. Cao, K. Fan, Z. Viaene, A.N. Santi, M. Resnick, A. Storm, P.J. Li, M.M., Cancer Genomics Consortium Annual Meeting, 2020

The Gift from a Child program is empowering post-mortem tissue donation across the United States

Waanders, A.J. Williams, M. Wadwhani, N. Li, X. Goldman, S. Tran-Du, K. Minturn, J.E. Mason, J. Santi, M. Viaene, A.N. Kopytra, M. Monje-Deisseroth, M. Nazarian, J. Kambhampati, M. Eze, A. Souweidane, M. Lyons, N. McLean, G. Gustafson, P. Gustafson, A., International Society for Pediatric Neuro-oncology, 2020

Towards Population-Based Histologic Stain Normalization of Glioblastoma

Grenko, C.M. Viaene, A.N. Nasrallah, M.P. Feldman, M.D. Akbari, H. and Bakas, S., Brainlesion: Glioma, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injuries. 11992(): , 2020

Radiologic-pathologic evidence of brain injury: Hypoperfusion in the Papez circuit results in poor neurodevelopmental outcomes in neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

Zheng, Q. Viaene, A.N. Freeman, C.W. Hwang, M., The Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting, 2020

The Neuropathology of Congenital Heart Disease in an Inpatient Autopsy Cohort 2000-2017.

Rettenmaier, L.A. Kirby, P.A. Reinking, B.E. Viaene, A.N. Hefti, M.M., Journal of the American Heart Association 9(7): , 2020, PMID:32200729

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Intraoperative cytology of pituicytomas

Viaene, A.N. Lee, E.B. Nasrallah, M.P., Diagnostic Cytopathology 48(4): 342-349, 2020, PMID:31883319

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