Angela Viaene, MD, PhD

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Angela Viaene, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neuropathologist with the Division of Anatomic Pathology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency

Anatomic Pathology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Neuropathology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD in Computational Neuroscience - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neuropathologist

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Mo, C. Petrof, I. Viaene, A.N. Sherman, S.M.: Synaptic Properties of the Lemniscal and ParalemniscalPathways to the Mouse Somatosensory Thalamus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114(30), 2017.

Aamodt, W.W. MD Siegler, J.E. Viaene, A.N. Rubenstein, M.: Late Onset Progressive MultifocalLeukoencephalopathy in Hodgkin Lymphoma. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 43: 132-134, Sep 2017.

2016

Viaene, A.N. O'Malley Jr, B.W. LiVolsi, V.A.: Adenoid cystic carcinoma arising in association withpleomorphic adenoma in a background of chronic sclerosing sialadenitis (Küttner tumor). Case Reports in Clinical Pathology 3(1): 61-65, 2016.

2015

Petrof, I. Viaene, A.N. Sherman, S.M.: Properties of the primary somatosensory cortex projection to theprimary motor cortex in the mouse. Journal of Neurophysiology 113(7): 2400-7, 2015.

2013

Viaene, A.N. Petrof, I. Sherman, S.M.: Activation requirements for metabotropic glutamate receptors. Neuroscience Letters 541: 67-72, 2013.

2012

Petrof, I. Viaene, A.N. Sherman, S.M.: Two populations of corticothalamic and interareal corticocortical cellsin the subgranular layers of the mouse primary sensory cortices. Journal of Comparative Neurology 520(8): 1678-86, 2012.

2011

Viaene, A.N. Petrof, I. Sherman, S.M.: Synaptic properties of thalamic input to layers 2/3 and 4 of primarysomatosensory and auditory cortices. Journal of Neurophysiology 105(1): 279-92, 2011.

Viaene, A.N. Petrof, I. Sherman, S.M.: Properties of the thalamic projection from the posterior medialnucleus to primary and secondary somatosensory cortices in the mouse. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108(44): 18156-61, 2011.

Viaene, A.N. Petrof, I. Sherman, S.M.: Synaptic properties of thalamic input to the subgranular layers ofprimary somatosensory and auditory cortices in the mouse. Journal of Neuroscience 31(36): 12738-47, 2011.

2008

Darling, W.G. Viaene, A.N. Peterson, C.R. Schmiedeler, J.P.: Perception of hand motion direction uses agravitational reference. Experimental Brain Research 186(2): 237-48, 2008.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Viaene, A.N. Lee, E.B. Rosenbaum, J.N. Nasrallah, M.P: Histologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Features of Pituicytomas and Atypical Pituicytomas American Association of Neuropathologists 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Nelson, E. Nasrallah, M.P. Viaene, A.N. Faust, P.L. Antonescu, C.R. Li, M.M Surrey, L.F. Luo, M. Cho, E.-S. Sharer, L.R: Supratentorial Clear Cell Ependymoma Associated with RELA Fusion and Long Term Survival. American Association of Neuropathologists. Louisville 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

2017

Sussman, R. Viaene, A.N. Velu, P. Schaffer, S. McNamara, R. Rosenbaum, J. Morrisette, J. Nasrallah, N.P.: Evaluation of Intraoperative Sampling for Genomic Analysis of Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors byNext-Generation Sequencing (NGS). Association for Molecular Pathology meeting in Salt Lake City, UT. Nov 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Viaene, A.N. Sussman, R. Rosenbaum, J. McNamara, R. Morrissette, J. Nasrallah, M.P.: Using IntraoperativeCytology Preparations for Molecular Testing in Gliomas, a Method to Reduce Tissue Use and TurnaroundTimes. American Association of Neuropathologists. Orange County, CA. Jun 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

Viaene, A.N. Santi, M. Nasrallah, M.P.: SETD2 Mutations in CNS tumors. American Association of Neuropathologists, Orange County, CA Jun 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

Viaene, A.N. Schwartz, L.E.: Incidental Prostate Cancer in Cystoprostatectomy Specimens, a ClinicalEffectiveness and Quality Improvement Study. United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology. San Antonio, TX. Mar 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Invited Lectures

2018

Viaene AN. "ALK Fusion Gliomas. Platform presentation at the American Association of Neuropathologists annual meeting, Louisville, KY. Jun, 2018.

2017

Viaene AN. "Neuropathology in the Era of the Integrated Diagnosis: Refining Diagnostic Entities and Methods to Improve Molecular Testing", Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds, Weill Cornell Medicine. Sep, 2017.

Viaene AN. "SETD2 Mutations in CNS tumors." Platform presentation at the American Association of Neuropathologists annual meeting, Orange County, CA. Jun, 2017.

2016

Viaene AN. "Using Intraoperative Cytology Preparations for Molecular Testing in Gliomas, a Method to Reduce Tissue Use and Turnaround Times." Platform presentation at the American Association of Neuropathologists annual meeting, Orange County, CA. Jun, 2016.

Awards and Honors

2018, American Association of Neuropathologists Trainee Travel Award

2014, Pathology Departmental Award for outstanding performance in Pathology, University of Chicago

2013, Selected to teach Clinical Pathophysiology and Therapeutics (awarded only to top 25 graduating medical students), University of Chicago

2013, Winner of the Naomi Ragins-Goldsmith Career Development Award, University of Chicago

2012, Winner of Best Dissertation Award in the Committee on Computational Neuroscience, University of Chicago

2011, Winner of the Biological Sciences Division Travel Fund, University of Chicago

2010, Winner of the Brain Research Foundation's Neuroscience Day poster competition

2008, Nominee for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Chicago

2006, Winner of Student Employee of the Year Award, University of Iowa

2006, Graduated with Highest Distinction and Honors, University of Iowa

2005, U.S.-Brazil Bio Tech Training Consortium (USABRIO) Education Award

2005, Winner of University of Iowa Scientific Poster Competition

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2018-present, Reviewer of book proposals, Springer UK
2016-present, Ad hoc reviewer of manuscripts, Diagnostic Cytopathology
2013-present, Ad hoc reviewer of manuscripts, Neuroscience Letters

Academic and Institutional Committees 

2008-present, Neuroscience Retreat Planning Committee, University of Chicago

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2016-present, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

National

2015-present, College of American Pathologists