Dr. Stephen Skapek is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Dallas, TX. Dr. Skapek specializes in treating children that have a blood disease or cancer. Such blood diseases include disorders of red blood cells, white blood cells and/or platelets. The types of cancers that Dr. Skapek treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Skapek can also treat bleeding disorders in children. Pediatric hematologists can be found in childrens hospitals, community hospitals, university medical centers and more.
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Cytogenetics and the biologic basis of sarcomas.
- The proliferative and apoptotic activities of E2F1 in the mouse retina.
- The Arf tumor suppressor gene promotes hyaloid vascular regression during mouse eye development.
- Arf tumor suppressor promoter monitors latent oncogenic signals in vivo.
- Pathogenesis of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous in mice lacking the arf tumor suppressor gene.
- Arf-dependent regulation of Pdgf signaling in perivascular cells in the developing mouse eye.
- The Arf tumor suppressor regulates platelet-derived growth factor receptor beta signaling: a new view through the eyes of Arf(-/-) mice.
- Sinusitis and bacteremia caused by Flavobacterium meningosepticum in a sixteen-year-old with Shwachman Diamond syndrome.
- Hematometrocolpos in an adolescent female treated for pelvic Ewing sarcoma.
- Pharmacologic inhibition of cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 activity arrests proliferation in myoblasts and rhabdomyosarcoma-derived cells.
- Regulation of cell lineage specification by the retinoblastoma tumor suppressor.
- Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous due to somatic mosaic deletion of the arf tumor suppressor.
- MRI and biologic behavior of desmoid tumors in children.
- p18Ink4c and p53 Act as tumor suppressors in cyclin D1-driven primitive neuroectodermal tumor.
- Expression of the Arf tumor suppressor gene is controlled by Tgfbeta2 during development.
- American Cancer Society - Research Scholar Award 2004
- G and P Foundation for Cancer Research - Medical Research Award 1999
- NIH - Clinical Investigator Development Award (K08) 1994
- United States Air Force - Achievement Medal 1992
- Member American Association for Cancer Research
- Member American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
- Member Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
- Member Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study Group
- Member Pediatric Oncology Group/Children's Oncology Group
- Wilford Hall Med Ctr Aetc, Pediatrics
- Wilford Hall Medical Center 1991
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/oncology 1994
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