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Lubica Rauova, MD, PhD
Lubica Rauova

Dr. Rauova is a researcher in the Division of Hematology at CHOP and a research associate professor of Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the molecular and cellular interactions involved in hemostasis and thrombosis.



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Education and Training

MD, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 1987

Internship, Research Institute of Rheumatic Diseases (Internal Medicine), Piestany, Slovakia

Residency, Research Institute of Rheumatic Diseases (Rheumatology), Piestany, Slovakia

PhD, Commenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (Internal Medicine), 1992

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Hematology

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

Titles and Academic Titles


Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Slovak Medical Society, 1988-

Slovak Immunology Society, 1989-

Slovak Rheumatology Society, 1990-

Slovak Medical Chamber, 2002-

International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, 2009-

American Heart Association, 2013-

  • AHA Peer Review Committee on Thrombosis BSci,- 2015-

American Society of Hematology, 2006-

  • Scientific Committee on Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 2015-

Professional Awards

ASH Travel Award, 2005

American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Research Award, 2003-2005

ASH Travel Award, 2003

Slovak Medical Society Award for the best publication in Rheumatology, 1992

Slovak Medical Society Award for the best publication in immunology, 1991

Pathophysiology Department Award, School of Medicine, University of J.E. Purkyne, Brno, 1985

Publication Highlights

Cai Z, Bdeir K, Yarovoi SV, Rauova L, Arepally GM, Khandelwal S, Rollin J, Gruel Y, Zaitsev S, Poncz M, Greene MI, Cines DB. Modulation of ultralarge immune complexes in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Thromb Haemost. 2023 Mar; 21(3): 652-666. PubMed PMID: 36692611
Ngo ATP, Sarkar A, Yarovoi I, Levine ND, Bochenek V, Zhao G, Rauova L, Kowalska MA, Eckart K, Mangalmurti NS, Rux A, Cines DB, Poncz M, Gollomp K. Neutrophil extracellular trap stabilization by platelet factor 4 reduces thrombogenicity and endothelial cell injury. bioRxiv. 2023 Jan; 2023.01.09.522931. PubMed PMID: 36711969
Castillero E, Fitzpatrick E, Keeney SJ, D'Angelo AM, Pressly BB, Simpson MT, Kurade M, Erwin WC, Moreno V, Camillo C, Shukla HJ, Inamdar VV, Aghali A, Grau JB, Salvati E, Nissim I, Rauova L, Oyama MA, Stachelek SJ, Brown C, Krieger AM, Levy RJ, Ferrari G. Decreased serotonin transporter activity in the mitral valve contributes to progression of degenerative mitral regurgitation. Sci Transl Med. 2023 Jan; 15(677): eadc9606. PubMed PMID: 36599005
Barnes AP, Khandelwal S, Sartoretto S, Myoung S, Francis SJ, Lee GM, Rauova L, Cines DB, Skare JT, Booth Jr CE, Garcia BL, Arepally GM. Minimal role for the alternative pathway in complement activation by HIT immune complexes. J Thromb Haemost. 2022 Nov; 20(11): 2656-2665. PubMed PMID: 35996342
Rauova L, Cines DB. Platelets get particular. Blood. 2022 Aug; 140(5): 413-414. PubMed PMID: 35925641