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Dr. Shaul received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati. He received residency training in pediatrics at the Children's Medical Center of Cincinnati/University of Cincinnati followed by fellowship training in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Women and Infant's Hospital of Rhode Island/Brown University.

He joined the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1986, and is the holder of the Associates First Capitol Corporation Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics at UT Southwestern. He is the Director of the Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics, and a member of the Integrative Biology Graduate Program in the Division of Basic Science. Dr. Shaul was President of the Society for Pediatric Research in 2005-2006.


Medical School
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1981)
Children's Hospital Medical Center -Cincinnati (1984), Pediatrics
Brown University Medical School (1986), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine

Research Interest

  • apolipoprotein E receptor 2 (LRP8)
  • Caveolae, lipid rafts
  • Fc receptors and cardiometabolic disorders
  • Membrane-associated estrogen receptors
  • Nitric oxide synthase
  • Scavenger receptor class B, type I (HDL receptor)
  • Vascular basis of type 2 diabetes


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Nitric oxide synthase type I and type III gene expression are developmentally regulated in rat lung.
North AJ, Star RA, Brannon TS, Ujiie K, Wells LB, Lowenstein CJ, Snyder SH, Shaul PW Am. J. Physiol. 1994 Jun 266 6 Pt 1 L635-41
Glomerular losartan (DuP 753)-sensitive angiotensin II receptor density is increased in young spontaneously hypertensive rats.
Haws RM, Shaul PW, Arant BS, Atiyeh BA, Seikaly MG Pediatr. Res. 1994 Jun 35 6 671-6
Prostacyclin synthesis in ovine pulmonary artery is developmentally regulated by changes in cyclooxygenase-1 gene expression.
Brannon TS, North AJ, Wells LB, Shaul PW J. Clin. Invest. 1994 May 93 5 2230-5
Acute and prolonged hypoxia attenuate endothelial nitric oxide production in rat pulmonary arteries by different mechanisms.
Shaul PW, Wells LB, Horning KM J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. 1993 Dec 22 6 819-27


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Honors & Awards

  • Association of American Physicians
  • Associates First Capitol Corporation Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics
  • Hall of Honor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • President, Society for Pediatric Research
  • Codirector, Crystal Charity Ball Center for Research in Pediatric Critical Care
  • Lowe Foundation Professorship in Pediatric Critical Care Research
  • Established Investigator Award, AHA

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of American Physicians (2013)
  • American Pediatric Society (2003)
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (1999)
  • The American Physiological Society (1999)
  • Perinatal Research Society (1992-2013)
  • Society for Pediatric Research (1990)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (1987)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (1987)