The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Pathology, Rm. 5203 324 S. 34th Street

Perinatal and placental pathology; Pediatric surgical pathology.

Perinatal and placental pathology

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2005 – 2008)
M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine (1999)
M.H.S., Pathology, Quinnipiac College (1991)
B.S., Biology, University of Illinois (1987)
Selected Publications
Ernst LM, Sondheimer N, Deardorff M, Bennett MJ Pawel B. The Value of the Metabolic Autopsy in the Pediatric Hospital Setting. Journal of Pediatrics. Vol 148(6) . 2006 June:779-783.
Bhandari V, Bizzarro MJ, Shetty AH, Zhong XA, Page GP, Zhang H, Ment LR, Gruen JR, on behalf of the Neonatal Genetics Study Group*. (*Ernst, L.,co-author).. Familial and genetic susceptibility to major neonatal morbidities in preterm twins.. Pediatrics. Vol 117(6) . 2006 June:1901-6.
Brucker B, Meadows A, Ernst LM, Zedric S. A second leiomyosarcoma in the urinary bladder of a child with a history of retinoblastoma 12 years following partial cystectomy. Pediatric Blood & Cancer.. Vol 46(7) . 2006 June:811-4.
Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Charles AK, Ernst LM, Mass EM, Gross B, Pijenborg R.. Morphometry of the basal plate superficial uteroplacental vasculature in normal mid-trimester and at term. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology.. Vol 8(6) . 2005 November-December:639-646.
Ernst LM, Crouch J, Rinder H, Howe JG. Bacterial etiology for chronic villitis is not supported by polymerase chain reaction for 16S rRNA DNA. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology.. Vol 8(6) . 2005 November-December:647-653.
LM Ernst, C Mcgrath, Y Ma, D Chou, S Parry. Muscularization of Basal Plate Arteries In Placentas with Adeno-Associated Virus-2 Infection of Extravillous Trophoblast.. 2005 September.
Heltzer ML, Choi JK, Ochs HD, Sullivan KE, Torgerson TR, Ernst LM. A Potential Screening Tool for IPEX Syndrome. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. Vol 10(2) . 2007 March-April:98-105.
Ernst LM, Parkash V. Placental pathology in fetal Bartter syndrome. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. Vol 5(1) . 2002 January-February:76-9.
Ernst LM, Hui P, Parkash V. Intraplacental smooth muscle tumor: a case report. International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology. Vol 20(3) . 2001 July:284-288.
Ernst LM, Sanders MM, Salafia CM, Carter AM. Cell populations in the bone marrow of guinea pig fetuses with intrauterine growth retardation.. Pediatric Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Vol 17(4) . 1997 July-August:561-8.