Eveline Barbieri, MD, PhD


  • Texas Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Bologna medical school Doctor of Medicine 2003
PhD other Doctor of Philosophy
University of Bologna fellowship Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2006
University of Bologna residency Oncology and Experimental Pathology 2010


Organization Name Role
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (ASPHO) Member
Associaziona Italiana Emotologia Oncologia Pediatrics (AEIOP)

Research Statement

Dr. Eveline Barbieri's research interests include neuroblastoma, metabolism and cancer, and developmental therapeutics.

Selected Publications

Shohet JM, Ghosh R, Coarfa C, Ludwig A, Benham AL, Chen Z, Patterson DM, Barbieri E, Mestdagh P, Sikorski DN, Milosavljevic A, Kim ES, Gunaratne PH. "A Genome-Wide Search for Promoters That Respond to Increased MYCN Reveals Both New Oncogenic and Tumor Suppressor MicroRNAs Associated with Aggressive Neuroblastoma.." Cancer Res.. 2011 June 1;71(11):3841-51. Pubmed PMID: 21498633

Patterson DM, Gao D, Trahan DN, Johnson BA, Ludwig A, Barbieri E, Chen Z, Diaz-Miron J, Vassilev L, Shohet JM, Kim ES. "Effect of MDM2 and vascular endothelial growth factor inhibition on tumor angiogenesis and metastasis in neuroblastoma.." Angiogenesis. 2011 September;14(3):255-66. Pubmed PMID: 21484514

Pession A, Barbieri E, Santoro N, Paolucci P, Porta F, Locatelli F. "Efficacy and safety of recombinant urate oxidase (rasburicase) for treatment and prophylaxis of hyperuricemia in children undergoing chemotherapy.." Haematologica. 2005 January;90(1):141-2. Pubmed PMID: 15642687

Salardi S, Zucchini S, Cicognani A, Gualandi S, Barbieri E, Cacciari E. "Inhibin B levels in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.." Horm. Res.. 2002;57(41400):205-8. Pubmed PMID: 12053095

Cicognani A, Alessandroni R, Pasini A, Pirazzoli P, Cassio A, Barbieri E, Cacciari E. "Low birth weight for gestational age and subsequent male gonadal function.." J. Pediatr.. 2002 September;141(3):376-9. Pubmed PMID: 12219058

Chen Z, Lin Y, Barbieri E, Burlingame S, Hicks J, Ludwig A, Shohet JM. "Mdm2 deficiency suppresses MYCN-Driven neuroblastoma tumorigenesis in vivo.." Neoplasia. 2009 August;11(8):753-62. Pubmed PMID: 19649205

Barbieri E, Mehta P, Chen Z, Zhang L, Slack A, Berg S, Shohet JM. "MDM2 inhibition sensitizes neuroblastoma to chemotherapy-induced apoptotic cell death.." Mol. Cancer Ther.. 2006 September;5(9):2358-65. Pubmed PMID: 16985070

Pession A, Barbieri E. "Treatment and prevention of tumor lysis syndrome in children. Experience of Associazione Italiana Ematologia Oncologia Pediatrica.." Contrib Nephrol. 2005;147:80-92. Pubmed PMID: 15604608