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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-2250
Fax: 832-825-1032


6621 Fannin Street
Suite AB1195
Houston, TX 77030

Eumenia Costa Da Cunha Castro, MD, PhD

Pediatric Pathology

Associate Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Pathology 2013
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hamot Residency Anatomic & Clinical Pathology 2012
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Dept. of Pathology Research Fellowship Pediatric Pathology 2009
Triangulo Mineiro Federal University, Brazil PhD Doctor of Philosophy 2000
Fundacao Tecnico Educacional Souza Marques Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1989


Dr.Castro's primary interest is in the clinical and molecularpathology of pediatric neoplasia, with a particular interest in liver tumors, and in fetal and placental pathology including infectious diseases and malformations.She is involved in ongoing collaborative studies with Drs. Popek and Weisman with the Department of Pediatrics, and Drs. Leung, Lopez-Terrada, Finegold and others with the Texas Children's Liver Center.


Organization Name Role
Brazilian Society of Pathology Member
Post Graduate Board of the Pathology Course of the Triangulo Mineiro Federal University Member
Society for Pediatric Pathology Member

Selected Publications

Corrˆa RRM; Esp¡ndula AP; Rossi RC, Saldanha JC, Guimar?es CSPO, Cavellani CL, Reis MA; VPA Teixeira; Castro EC. Liver morphological analysis in perinatal autopsies with intrauterine stress. Fetal & Pediatric Pathology 2012 Apr 19.

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