Department of Pathology, 5NW11 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd

Pediatric surgical pathology
Pediatric soft tissue tumors
Pathology of neuroblastoma

Pediatric sarcoma

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2011– present)
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2002 – 2011)
MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School (Newark) (1984)
BA, Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (1980)
Selected Publications
Morowitz MJ, Barr R, Wang Q, King R, Rhodin N, Pawel B, Zhao H, Erickson SA, Sheppard GS, Wang J, Maris JM, Shusterman S. Methionine aminopeptidase 2 inhibition is an effective treatment strategy for neuroblastoma in preclinical models. Clinical Cancer Research. Vol 11(7) . 2005 Apr:2680-5.
Morotti RA, Legman MD, Kerkar N, Pawel BR, Sanger WG, Coffin CM. Pediatric inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor with late metastasis to the lung: case report and review of the literature. Pediatric & Developmental Pathology. Vol 8(2) . 2005 Mar-Apr:224-9.
Zhang PJ, Pawel B, Pasha TL, Barr FG. D2-40 is a useful marker for subtyping rhabdomyosarcoma. Modern Pathology. Vol 18(Supplement 1) . 2005 January:23A.
Lae M, Edgar M, Chuai S, Olshen AB, Pawel BR, Barr FG, Ladanyi M. Global gene expression profiling of alveolar and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. Modern Pathology. Vol 18(Supplement 1) . 2005 January:305A.
Ernst LM, Sondheimer N, Deardorff MA, Pawel BR. The value of the metabolic autopsy in the pediatric hospital setting. Society for Pediatric Pathology Annual Meeting, San Antonio. 2005 February.
Pawel BR, Cucchiaro G, Nance M. Familial esophageal leiomyomatosis: Correlation of pathology with anesthetic histaminoid reaction. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, presented at the Society for Pediatric Pathology/Pediatric Pathology Society Joint Meeting, Tours, France, September 2005. Vol 9(5) . 2006 September/October:420.
Mercado G, Barr F, Zhang P, Pawel BR. Identification of downstream targets of the PAX3-FKHR fusion oncoprotein that are differentially expressed between alveolar and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. AACR 96th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. 2005 April.
Pawel BR, Spencer K, Dormans J. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Vol 90(11) . 2005 Nov:1127.
Kang T, Dormans J, Maris J, Carpentieri D, Pawel BR, Adamson PC. Congenital neuroblastoma arising in the deltoid muscle. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Vol 26(2) . 2004 Feb:101-3.