Barry Paw

Barry Paw, MD, PhD

Associate in Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-632-4924; O: 617-355-9008
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Medical Services


  • Hematopoiesis and Iron Metabolism
  • Hematology Oncology


  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Medicine


  • Hematology / Oncology
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-632-4924; O: 617-355-9008 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



University of California, Berkeley, A.B., Biochemistry, 1984

Berkeley, CA

Medical School

University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, M.D., Medicine, 1991

Los Angeles, CA

Graduate School

University of California, Los Angeles School of Med, Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, 1991

Los Angeles, CA

Pediatrics Internship

Children's Hospital Boston, 1991 - 1992

Boston, Ma

Pediatrics Residency

Boston Combined Residency Program - Children's Hospital Boston/Boston Medical Center, 1992 - 1993

Boston, Ma

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship

Children's Hospital Boston and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 1993 - 1996

Boston, Ma


Professional History

Shaw GC, et al. (2006) Nature 440:96-100.
Chen W, et al. (2009) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106:16263-16268.
Schultz IJ, et al. (2010) J. Biol. Chem. 285:26753-26759.
Shah DI, et al. (2012) Nature 491:608-612.
Chen C, et al. (2013) Cell Metabolism 17:343-352.
Hildick-Smith GJ, et al. (2013) Am. J. Hum. Genet. 93:906-914.
Chung J, et al. (2014) J. Biol. Chem., in press [doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.547778].


Mitoferrin is essential for erythroid iron assimilation (Nature. 2006 Mar 2;440(7080):96-100) Discovery of genes essential for heme biosynthesis through large-scale gene expression analysis (Cell Metabolism 10:119-30, 2009) Abcb10 physically interacts with mitoferrin-1 (Slc25a37) to enhance its stability and function in the erythroid mitochondria (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Sep 22;106(38):16263-8) Ferrochelatase forms an oligomeric complex with mitoferrin-1 and Abcb10 for erythroid heme biosynthesis (Blood 116:628-30, 2010) Iron and porphyrin trafficking in heme biogenesis (J. Biol. Chem. 285:26753-9, 2010) Identification of distal cis-regulatory elements at the mouse mitoferrin loci using zebrafish transgenesis (Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Jan 19)

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