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Robert F. Padera, M.D.,Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Academic Activities:
Medical device pathlogy, Cardiovascular pathology, Congenital heart disease, Pulmonary pathology
75 Francis Street
Boston,MA 02115
Education and Training:

Medical School - 2000 : Harvard Medical School M.D.
Graduate School - 1998 : Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Ph.D.
Residency 07/01/2000 - 2003 : Brigham and Women's Hospital

Clinical Specialties:
  • Autopsy Pathology
  • Cardiac Pathology
  • Pulmonary Pathology
Research Interests:
  • Biotechnology
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mouse models
  • Transplant pathology
  1. Padera RF, Colton CK. Time course of membrane microarchitecture-driven neovascularization. Biomaterials 1996; 17:277-84.
  2. Patel N, Padera RF, Sanders GHW, Cannizzaro SM, Davies MC, Langer R, Roberts CJ, Tendler SJB, Williams PM, Shakesheff KM. Spatially controlled cell engineering on biodegradable polymer surfaces. FASEB Journal 1998; 12:1447-54.
  3. Padera RF, Venkataraman G, Berry D, Godavarti R, Sasisekharan R. Fibroblast growth factor-2: fibroblast growth factor receptor: heparin-like glycosaminoglycan interactions: a compensation model for FGF-2 signaling. FASEB Journal 1999;13:1677-87.
  4. Ung, JO, Padera RF, O’Leary MP. Angiosarcoma of the penis masquerading as a Peyronie’s plaque. Journal of Urology 2002; 167:1785-6.
  5. Schoen FJ, Padera RF. Cardiac surgical pathology. In: Cohn LH, Edmunds LH, editors. Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, 2nd edition. McGraw Hill; 2003, p.119-186.
  6. Hodi FS, Mihm MC, Soiffer RJ, Haluska FG, Butler M, Seiden MV, Davis T, Henry-Spires R, MacRae S, Willman A, Padera RF, Jaklitsch MT, Shankar S, Chen TC, Korman A, Allison JP, Dranoff G. Biologic activity of cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 antibody blockade in previously vaccinated metastatic melanoma and ovarian carcinoma patients. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 2003; 100:4712-7.
  7. Padera RF, Schoen FJ. Cardiovascular applications of biomaterials. In: Ratner B, Hoffman A, Schoen FJ, Lemons J, editors. Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine, 2nd edition. Elsevier Science; 2004, p.470-94.
  8. Jia X, Colombo G, Padera RF, Langer R, Kohane DS. Prolongation of sciatic nerve blockade by in situ cross-linked hyaluronic acid. Biomaterials 2004; 25:4797-804.
  9. Anderson DG, Peng W, Akinc A, Hossain N, Kohn A, Padera RF, Langer R, Sawicki JA. A polymer library approach to suicide gene therapy for cancer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 2004; 101:16028-33.
  10. LaVan DA, Padera RF, Friedmann TA, Sullivan JP, Langer R, Kohane DS. In vivo evaluation of tetrahedral amorphous carbon. Biomaterials 2005; 26:465-73.
  11. Tognana E, Chen F, Padera RF, Leddy HA, Christensen SE, Guilak F, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Freed LE. Adjacent tissues (bone, cartilage) affect the functional integration of engineered calf cartilage in vitro. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2005; 13:129-38.
  12. Travis WD, Garg K, Franklin WA, Wistuba I, Sabloff B, Noguchi M, Kakinuma R, Zakowski M, Ginsberg M, Padera RF, Jacobson F, Johnson BE, Hirsch F, Brambilla E, Flieder DB, Geisinger KR, Thunnisen F, Kerr K, Yankelevitz D, Franks T, Galvin JR, Henderson DW, Nicholson AG, Hasleton PS, Roggli V, Tsao MS, Cappuzzo F, Vasquez M. Evolving concepts in the pathology and CT imaging of lung adenocarcinoma and bronchioloalveolar carcinoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2005; 23:3279-87.
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