Margaret Shatara

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018


  • MD, University of Jordan2010


  • Internship, Istiklal Hospital2010 - 2011
  • Pediatric Residency, St. John Hospital and Medical Center2013 - 2016
  • Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Michigan2016 - 2019
  • Neuro-Oncology Fellowship, Nationwide Children’s Hospital2019 - 2020

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2010 - PresM.D. in Medical Doctor
  • 2016 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2019 - 2022OH, Ohio Medical License
  • 2020 - PresMO, Missouri Medical License
  • 2020 - PresMO, Missouri Controlled Substance Registration
  • 2021 - PresPediatric Hematology/ Oncology Board Certified

Honors and Awards

  • Healing Without A Harm Award2013
  • Wolf W. Zuelzer Fellowship Research Award2019
  • Travelling Fellowships Program Award from the 20th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO) 20222022

Recent Publications view all (8)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Molecular Heterogeneity in Pediatric Malignant Rhabdoid Tumors in Patients With Multi-Organ Involvement. Front Oncol. 2022;12:932337. PMCID:PMC9326117  PMID:35912263 
  2. Clinically aggressive pediatric spinal ependymoma with novel MYC amplification demonstrates molecular and histopathologic similarity to newly described MYCN-amplified spinal ependymomas. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2021;9(1):192. PMCID:PMC8665631  PMID:34895332 
  3. Recurrent Wnt medulloblastoma treated with marrow-ablative chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue: a dual case report and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst. 2021. PMID:33948723 
  4. Molecular classification of a complex structural rearrangement of the RB1 locus in an infant with sporadic, isolated, intracranial, sellar region retinoblastoma Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2021;9(1):61. PMCID:PMC8025529  PMID:33827698 
  5. Simultaneous cotargeting of ATR and RNA Polymerase I transcription demonstrates synergistic antileukemic effects on acute myeloid leukemia. Signal Transduct Target Ther. 2019;4:44. PMCID:PMC6823485  PMID:31700693 
  6. Monozygotic twins with neuroblastoma MS have a similar molecular profile: a case of twin-to-twin metastasis. Br J Cancer. 2019;121(10):890-893. PMCID:PMC6889264  PMID:31601961 
  7. Ethosuximide-induced Thrombocytopenia: A Case Report. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019;41(5):420-421. PMID:30212418 
  8. Dramatic response to trametinib in a male child with neurofibromatosis type 1 and refractory astrocytoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019;66(1):e27474. PMID:30251337 
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