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Francis V. White, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology &Immunology
Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Head, Perinatal and Pediatric Autopsy Service

Specialty Areas

Pathology
Pediatric Pathology

Board Certifications

Pediatric Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Autopsy pathology, pediatric pathology, electron microscopy

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

BA, Biology: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1975
MS, Speech and Hearing Sciences: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 1978
Medical Degree: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 1989
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 1993
Fellowship, Pediatric Pathology: Children's Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 1994

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Infants with Atypical Presentations of Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia with Misalignment of the Pulmonary Veins Who Underwent Bilateral Lung Transplantation.
Towe CT, White FV, Grady RM, Sweet SC, Eghtesady P, Wegner DJ, Sen P, Szafranski P, Stankiewicz P, Hamvas A, Cole FS, Wambach JA
J Pediatr. 2017 Nov 30; pii: S0022-3476(17)31375-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.10.026.

PMID:
    29198536
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Functional Lung Alveolar Epithelial Cells.
Jacob A, Morley M, Hawkins F, McCauley KB, Jean JC, Heins H, Na CL, Weaver TE, Vedaie M, Hurley K, Hinds A, Russo SJ, Kook S, Zacharias W, Ochs M, Traber K, Quinton LJ, Crane A, Davis BR, White FV, Wambach J, Whitsett JA, Cole FS, Morrisey EE, Guttentag SH, Beers MF, Kotton DN
Cell Stem Cell. 2017 Oct 5; 21(4)472-488.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2017.08.014.

PMID:
    28965766
    [PubMed - in process]
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Functional Characterization of ATP-Binding Cassette Transporter A3 Mutations from Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Wambach JA, Yang P, Wegner DJ, Heins HB, Kaliberova LN, Kaliberov SA, Curiel DT, White FV, Hamvas A, Hackett BP, Cole FS
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Nov; 55(5)716-721.

PMID:
    27374344
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Key Histopathologic Features of Liver Biopsies That Distinguish Biliary Atresia From Other Causes of Infantile Cholestasis and Their Correlation With Outcome: A Multicenter Study.
Russo P, Magee JC, Anders RA, Bove KE, Chung C, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn LS, Kim GE, Lovell MA, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Ranganathan S, Shehata BM, Wang LL, White FV, Chen Z, Spino C, Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN).
Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Dec; 40(12)1601-1615.

PMID:
    27776008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of post-mortem MRI in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Leadbetter KZ, Vesoulis ZA, White FV, Schmidt RE, Khanna G, Shimony JS, Mathur AM
J Perinatol. 2017 Jan; 37(1)98-103. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.156.

PMID:
    27654494
    [PubMed - in process]
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Suction rectal biopsy yields adequate tissue in children.
Brady AC, Saito JM, Lukas K, Guthrie T, Utterson EC, White FV, Dillon PA
J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6)966-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.064.

PMID:
    27032614
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diffuse Lung Disease in Biopsied Children 2 to 18 Years of Age. Application of the chILD Classification Scheme.
Fan LL, Dishop MK, Galambos C, Askin FB, White FV, Langston C, Liptzin DR, Kroehl ME, Deutsch GH, Young LR, Kurland G, Hagood J, Dell S, Trapnell BC, Deterding RR, Children’s Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Research Network (chILDRN).
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Oct; 12(10)1498-505. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201501-064OC.

PMID:
    26291470
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Congenital Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Unique Translocation t(11;19)(q23;p13.3).
Yarbrough CK, Bandt SK, Hurth K, Wambach JA, Rao R, Kulkarni S, White FV, Frater JL, Leonard JR
Cureus. 2015 Jul; 7(7)e289. doi: 10.7759/cureus.289.

PMID:
    26244121
    [PubMed]
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Digynic triploidy: utility and challenges of noninvasive prenatal testing.
Fleischer J, Shenoy A, Goetzinger K, Cottrell CE, Baldridge D, White FV, Shinawi M
Clin Case Rep. 2015 Jun; 3(6)406-10. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.247.

PMID:
    26185638
    [PubMed]
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Respiratory failure in a term infant with cis and trans mutations in ABCA3.
Jackson T, Wegner DJ, White FV, Hamvas A, Cole FS, Wambach JA
J Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 35(3)231-2. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.236.

PMID:
    25712598
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hepatic steatosis is prevalent in stillborns delivered to women with diabetes mellitus.
Patel KR, White FV, Deutsch GH
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Feb; 60(2)152-8. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000000520.

PMID:
    25079479
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Two deletions overlapping a distant FOXF1 enhancer unravel the role of lncRNA LINC01081 in etiology of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins.
Szafranski P, Dharmadhikari AV, Wambach JA, Towe CT, White FV, Grady RM, Eghtesady P, Cole FS, Deutsch G, Sen P, Stankiewicz P
Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Aug; 164A(8)2013-9. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36606.

PMID:
    24842713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rare recessive loss-of-function methionyl-tRNA synthetase mutations presenting as a multi-organ phenotype.
van Meel E, Wegner DJ, Cliften P, Willing MC, White FV, Kornfeld S, Cole FS
BMC Med Genet. 2013 Oct 8; 14106. doi: 10.1186/1471-2350-14-106.

PMID:
    24103465
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Granulomatous lymphangitis.
Vricella GJ, Coplen DE, Austin PF, White FV
J Urol. 2013 Sep; 190(3)1052-3. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.06.033.

PMID:
    23773564
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannula malposition in the azygos vein in an infant.
Balmaks R, Sufficool KE, White FV, Byrge MM, Kolovos NS
Int J Artif Organs. 2013 Jul; 36(7)518-21. doi: 10.5301/ijao.5000225.

PMID:
    23661554
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Heterogeneous pulmonary phenotypes associated with mutations in the thyroid transcription factor gene NKX2-1.
Hamvas A, Deterding RR, Wert SE, White FV, Dishop MK, Alfano DN, Halbower AC, Planer B, Stephan MJ, Uchida DA, Williames LD, Rosenfeld JA, Lebel RR, Young LR, Cole FS, Nogee LM
Chest. 2013 Sep; 144(3)794-804. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2502.

PMID:
    23430038
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early-onset hepatic fibrosis in lysinuric protein intolerance.
Shinawi M, Dietzen DJ, White FV, Sprietsma L, Weymann A
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec; 53(6)695-8. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e318227b02d.

PMID:
    21716135
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intestinal adaptation after small bowel resection in human infants.
McDuffie LA, Bucher BT, Erwin CR, Wakeman D, White FV, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun; 46(6)1045-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.03.027.

PMID:
    21683196
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial DNA content in the intestinal wall from infants with necrotizing enterocolitis.
Bucher BT, McDuffie LA, Shaikh N, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Hamvas A, White FV, Erwin CR, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun; 46(6)1029-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.03.026.

PMID:
    21683193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplantation for pulmonary fibrosis in dyskeratosis congenita: Case Report and systematic literature review.
Giri N, Lee R, Faro A, Huddleston CB, White FV, Alter BP, Savage SA
BMC Blood Disord. 2011 Jun 15; 113. doi: 10.1186/1471-2326-11-3.

PMID:
    21676225
    [PubMed]
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