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Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Chief, Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pathology
Division: Administration
Program: Pediatrics

Member of the Cancer Center


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.


Clinical Expertise

  • Autopsy
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pathology, Surgical
  • Placenta
  • Fetal & Perinatal Pathology
  • Leadership Positions

  • Director. CRI Research Core Laboratories
  • Program Director, Perinatal Pathology
  • Medical Advisor, Infant Death Center of Wisconsin
  • Division Director, Pediatric Pathology, MCW Department of Pathology
  • Chair, Pathology Discipline Committee, Children's Oncology Group
  • Medical Director, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Publications

  • Caffeine ameliorates hyperoxia-induced lung injury by protecting GCH1 function in neonatal rat pups. (Jing X, Huang YW, Jarzembowski J, Shi Y, Konduri GG, Teng RJ) Pediatr Res 2017 Apr 11 PMID: 28399119 04/12/2017
  • An Evidence-based Recommendation for a Standardized Approach to Detecting Metastatic Neuroblastoma in Staging Bone Marrow Biopsies. (Parsons LN, Gheorghe G, Yan K, Simpson P, Jarzembowski JA) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2017 Jan-Feb;20(1):38-43 PMID: 28276294 03/10/2017
  • Pediatric renal and genitourinary tract tumors and the contributions of Dr. Louis "Pepper" Dehner therewith. (Jarzembowski JA) Semin Diagn Pathol 2016 Nov;33(6):419-426 PMID: 27720562 10/11/2016
  • Placental TLR/NLR expression signatures are altered with gestational age and inflammation. (Kumar N, Nandula P, Menden H, Jarzembowski J, Sampath V) J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2017 Jul;30(13):1588-1595 PMID: 27440318 07/22/2016
  • An evidence-based recommendation for a standardized approach to detecting metastatic neuroblastoma in staging bone marrow biopsies. (Parsons LN, Gheorghe G, Yan K, Simpson P, Jarzembowski JA) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2016 Mar 28: PMID: 27018850 03/29/2016
  • Potentially diagnostic electron paramagnetic resonance spectra elucidate the underlying mechanism of mitochondrial dysfunction in the deoxyguanosine kinase deficient rat model of a genetic mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome. (Bennett B, Helbling D, Meng H, Jarzembowski J, Geurts AM, Friederich MW, Van Hove JL, Lawlor MW, Dimmock DP) Free Radic Biol Med 2016 Mar;92:141-51 PMID: 26773591 PMCID: PMC5047058 01/17/2016
  • Author's Reply. (Parsons L, Jarzembowski J) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2016 May-Jun;19(3):256-7 PMID: 26600427 11/26/2015
  • Improving Detection of Metastatic Neuroblastoma in Bone Marrow Core Biopsies: A Proposed Immunohistochemical Approach. (Parsons LN, Gheorghe G, Yan K, Simpson P, Jarzembowski JA) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2016 May-Jun;19(3):230-6 PMID: 26491958 10/23/2015
  • A toll-like receptor 9 (rs352140) variant is associated with placental inflammation in newborn infants. (Karody V, Reese S, Kumar N, Liedel J, Jarzembowski J, Sampath V) J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2016;29(13):2210-6 PMID: 26371589 PMCID: PMC5238957 09/16/2015
  • Pediatric Malignancies: Pathology and Imaging Pediatric Malignancies: Pathology and Imaging . D.M . Parham , J.D . Khoury , and M.B . McCarville , editors . Springer , New York, NY , 2015 , ISBN 978-1-4939-1728-0 , $179.00 , 429 pp., hardcover; ISBN 978-1-4939-1729-7 , $139 , e-book. (Jarzembowski J) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2015 Sep-Oct;18(5):427-8 PMID: 26230738 08/01/2015
  • Infant with nasolacrimal sinonasal myxoma: Diffusion MRI features. (Kelly TG, Hong S, Jarzembowski J, Beste D) Radiol Case Rep 2015;10(2):1104 PMID: 27398121 PMCID: PMC4921178 01/01/2015
  • The role of neutrophil myeloperoxidase in models of lung tumor development. (Rymaszewski AL, Tate E, Yimbesalu JP, Gelman AE, Jarzembowski JA, Zhang H, Pritchard KA Jr, Vikis HG) Cancers (Basel) 2014 May 09;6(2):1111-27 PMID: 24821130 PMCID: PMC4074819 05/14/2014
  • Re: Needle core vs open biopsy for diagnosis of intermediate- and high-risk neuroblastoma in children. (Jarzembowski JA, Lal DR, Shimada H) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Nov;47(11):2162-3; author reply 2163-5 PMID: 23164019 11/21/2012
  • Pediatric autopsy consent: helping families create hope out of despair. (Jarzembowski JA, Hicks MJ) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Feb;60(2):173-4 PMID: 23109284 10/31/2012
  • Peripheral neuroblastic tumors with genotype-phenotype discordance: a report from the Children's Oncology Group and the International Neuroblastoma Pathology Committee. (Suganuma R, Wang LL, Sano H, Naranjo A, London WB, Seeger RC, Hogarty MD, Gastier-Foster JM, Look AT, Park JR, Maris JM, Cohn SL, Amann G, Beiske K, Cullinane CJ, d'Amore ES, Gambini C, Jarzembowski JA, Joshi VV, Navarro S, Peuchmaur M, Shimada H) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Mar;60(3):363-70 PMID: 22744966 PMCID: PMC3397468 06/30/2012
  • DICER1 mutations in embryonal rhabdomyosarcomas from children with and without familial PPB-tumor predisposition syndrome. (Doros L, Yang J, Dehner L, Rossi CT, Skiver K, Jarzembowski JA, Messinger Y, Schultz KA, Williams G, AndrĂ© N, Hill DA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 Sep;59(3):558-60 PMID: 22180160 PMCID: PMC3708486 12/20/2011
  • Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterine cervix: a report of 14 cases and a discussion of its unusual clinicopathological associations. (Dehner LP, Jarzembowski JA, Hill DA) Mod Pathol 2012 Apr;25(4):602-14 PMID: 22157934 PMCID: PMC5031244 12/14/2011
  • HDAC6 deacetylates Ku70 and regulates Ku70-Bax binding in neuroblastoma. (Subramanian C, Jarzembowski JA, Opipari AW Jr, Castle VP, Kwok RP) Neoplasia 2011 Aug;13(8):726-34 PMID: 21847364 PMCID: PMC3156663 08/19/2011
  • Next-generation sequencing facilitates the diagnosis in a child with twinkle mutations causing cholestatic liver failure. (Goh V, Helbling D, Biank V, Jarzembowski J, Dimmock D) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012 Feb;54(2):291-4 PMID: 21681116 06/18/2011
  • Fetal lung interstitial tumor (FLIT): A proposed newly recognized lung tumor of infancy to be differentiated from cystic pleuropulmonary blastoma and other developmental pulmonary lesions. (Dishop MK, McKay EM, Kreiger PA, Priest JR, Williams GM, Langston C, Jarzembowski J, Suchi M, Dehner LP, Hill DA) Am J Surg Pathol 2010 Dec;34(12):1762-72 PMID: 21107081 11/26/2010
  • CLU blocks HDACI-mediated killing of neuroblastoma. (Subramanian C, Jarzembowski JA, Halsey SM, Kuick R, Opipari AW Jr, Castle VP, Kwok RP) Tumour Biol 2011 Apr;32(2):285-94 PMID: 21042904 PMCID: PMC3041908 11/03/2010
  • Endothelial microparticles induce inflammation in acute lung injury. (Buesing KL, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Pritchard KA Jr, Jarzembowski JA, Gourlay DM, Oldham KT) J Surg Res 2011 Mar;166(1):32-9 PMID: 20828748 PMCID: PMC4731030 09/11/2010
  • Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment . A. Milunsky , J. M. Milunsky . Wiley-Blackwell . Hoboken, NJ . 2010 . 1171 pp., hardcover, including images, tables, and color plates . (Jarzembowski J) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2011 Jan-Feb;14(1):84 PMID: 20524808 06/08/2010
  • Genetic deletion of apolipoprotein A-I increases airway hyperresponsiveness, inflammation, and collagen deposition in the lung. (Wang W, Xu H, Shi Y, Nandedkar S, Zhang H, Gao H, Feroah T, Weihrauch D, Schulte ML, Jones DW, Jarzembowski J, Sorci-Thomas M, Pritchard KA Jr) J Lipid Res 2010 Sep;51(9):2560-70 PMID: 20498409 PMCID: PMC2918439 05/26/2010
  • Bcl6 is expressed in neuroblastoma: tumor cell type-specific expression predicts outcome. (Chamdin A, Jarzembowski JA, Subramanian C, Kuick R, Lee JS, Kwok RP, Castle VP, Opipari AW) Transl Oncol 2009 Aug 18;2(3):128-37 PMID: 19701497 PMCID: PMC2730138 08/25/2009
  • DICER1 mutations in familial pleuropulmonary blastoma. (Hill DA, Ivanovich J, Priest JR, Gurnett CA, Dehner LP, Desruisseau D, Jarzembowski JA, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, Suarez BK, Whelan AJ, Williams G, Bracamontes D, Messinger Y, Goodfellow PJ) Science 2009 Aug 21;325(5943):965 PMID: 19556464 PMCID: PMC3098036 06/27/2009
  • Comprehensive profiling of the cell surface proteome of Sy5Y neuroblastoma cells yields a subset of proteins associated with tumor differentiation. (Garcia J, Faca V, Jarzembowski J, Zhang Q, Park J, Hanash S) J Proteome Res 2009 Aug;8(8):3791-6 PMID: 19505085 06/10/2009
  • Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections. (Jarzembowski JA, Young MB) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2008 Aug;132(8):1333-41 PMID: 18684037 08/08/2008
  • Wagner-Meissner neurilemmoma of the right cheek. (Wu AJ, Jarzembowski J, Morag Y, Lucas DR) Ann Diagn Pathol 2008 Jun;12(3):204-7 PMID: 18486897 05/20/2008
  • Type I pleuropulmonary blastoma: pathology and biology study of 51 cases from the international pleuropulmonary blastoma registry. (Hill DA, Jarzembowski JA, Priest JR, Williams G, Schoettler P, Dehner LP) Am J Surg Pathol 2008 Feb;32(2):282-95 PMID: 18223332 01/29/2008
  • CREB-binding protein is a mediator of neuroblastoma cell death induced by the histone deacetylase inhibitor trichostatin A. (Subramanian C, Jarzembowski JA, Opipari AW Jr, Castle VP, Kwok RP) Neoplasia 2007 Jun;9(6):495-503 PMID: 17603632 PMCID: PMC1899529 07/03/2007
  • Type IV collagen immunostaining is a simple, reliable diagnostic tool for distinguishing between adenomatous and normal pituitary glands. (Jarzembowski J, Lloyd R, McKeever P) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2007 Jun;131(6):931-5 PMID: 17550321 06/07/2007
  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: looks can be deceiving. (Jarzembowski JA) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2007 May-Jun;10(3):169-71 PMID: 17535094 05/31/2007
  • Tubedown expression correlates with the differentiation status and aggressiveness of neuroblastic tumors. (Martin DT, Gendron RL, Jarzembowski JA, Perry A, Collins MH, Pushpanathan C, Miskiewicz E, Castle VP, Paradis H) Clin Cancer Res 2007 Mar 01;13(5):1480-7 PMID: 17332292 03/03/2007
  • Examining the relationship between positive mid-gestational fetal fibronectin assays and histological evidence of acute placental inflammation. (Akers A, Jarzembowski JA, Johnson CT, Lieberman RW, Dalton VK) J Perinat Med 2007;35(1):36-42 PMID: 17313308 02/23/2007
  • Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a pediatric intra- and paravertebral teratoma. (Jarzembowski JA, Ruiz RE) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2006 Jul-Aug;9(4):328-31 PMID: 16944983 09/02/2006
  • Pediatric sex cord-stromal tumor with composite morphology: a case report. (Jarzembowski JA, Lieberman RW) Pediatr Dev Pathol 2005 Nov-Dec;8(6):680-4 PMID: 16222477 10/14/2005
  • Polarizable placental particles: a case study and brief review of the literature. (Jarzembowski JA, McHugh J, Lieberman RW) Arch Pathol Lab Med 2004 Jun;128(6):675-7 PMID: 15163231 05/28/2004
  • Calcium ionophore upregulation of AUUUA-specific binding protein activity is contemporaneous with granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor messenger RNA stabilization in AML14.3D10 cells. (Ruth JH, Esnault S, Jarzembowski JA, Malter JS) Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 1999 Nov;21(5):621-8 PMID: 10536121 10/28/1999
  • The 5'-untranslated region of GM-CSF mRNA suppresses translational repression mediated by the 3' adenosine-uridine-rich element and the poly(A) tail. (Jarzembowski JA, Rajagopalan LE, Shin HC, Malter JS) Nucleic Acids Res 1999 Sep 15;27(18):3660-6 PMID: 10471734 PMCID: PMC148620 09/03/1999
  • Stabilization of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor RNA in a human eosinophil-like cell line requires the AUUUA motifs. (Esnault S, Jarzembowski JA, Malter JS) Proc Assoc Am Physicians 1998 Nov-Dec;110(6):575-84 PMID: 9824539 11/21/1998
  • hnRNP C increases amyloid precursor protein (APP) production by stabilizing APP mRNA. (Rajagopalan LE, Westmark CJ, Jarzembowski JA, Malter JS) Nucleic Acids Res 1998 Jul 15;26(14):3418-23 PMID: 9649628 PMCID: PMC147701 07/03/1998
  • Cytoplasmic fate of eukaryotic mRNA: identification and characterization of AU-binding proteins. (Jarzembowski JA, Malter JS) Prog Mol Subcell Biol 1997;18:141-72 PMID: 8994264 01/01/1997
  • Last update: 05/19/2017
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