Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.
Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H. Faculty Profile
Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.
Telephone: (434) 243-0873
School: University of Dundee, Scotland – MBChB
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill - MA, Public Health (Health Policy and Administration),
Kingscross Hospital, Dundee, Scotland – Infectious Disease and
Respiratory Medicine intern (6 mos. 1984)
Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, England –
General Surgery intern (6 mos. 1985)
Residency: University of
Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA. 1997 - 2001
Fellowships: Division of Renal
Pathology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 4 month
University of Virginia, School of Medicine,
Charlottesville, VA. Fellow in Cytopathology 2001-2002
Duke University, Durham , NC - Fellow in
Anatomic Pathology 1985-1986
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology - Fellow in
Cytopathology October 1999
Surgical Pathology with an interest in Soft
Tissue and Genitourinary Pathology, Cytopathology and Renal
Translational research on native kidney disease,
renal allograft pathology and renal carcinoma; other recent projects
have involved work on a variety of topics including mesothelioma,
pseudosarcomatous skin lesions and HPV genotyping of cervical
infections in a Central American population.
Hensley JL, Sifri CD, Cathro HP,
Lobo P, Sawyer RG, Brayman KL, Hackman RC, Pruett TL and Bonatti HJR.
Adenoviral graft-nephritis: case report and review of the literature.
Letter to the editor: Transplant
International, 2009; 22(6): 672-677.
Cathro HP, Loya T, Dominguez F,
Howe S, Howell R, Orndorff K, Moreno J, Mendez E, Fung PC, Beer NL,
Allen P, Sosa AM, Gurka KK, Stoler MH, Frierson, Jr HF. HPV Profile of
Women in Belize City, Belize: Correlation with Cervical
Cytopathologic Findings. Epub ahead of print March 2009:
Awad AS, Rouse M, Huang L, Vergis AL, Reutershan
J, Cathro HP, Linden J and Okusa MD.
Compartmentalization of neutrophils in the kidney and lung following
acute ischemic kidney injury. Kidney
International 2009; 75(7):689-98.
Jo VY, Mills SE, Cathro HP,
Carlson DL, Stelow EB. Low-Grade Sinonasal Adenocarcinomas: The
Association with and Distinction from Respiratory Epithelial
Adenomatoid Hamartomas and Other Glandular Lesions.American
Journal of Surgical Pathology 2009; 33(3):401-8.
Drachenberg CB, Odorico J, Demetris AJ, Arend L,
Bajema IM, Bruijn JA, Cantarovich D, Cathro HP,
Chapman J, Dimosthenous K et al. Banff Schema for Grading Pancreas
Allograft Rejection: Working Proposal by a Multi-Disciplinary
International Consensus Panel. American Journal of
Transplantation 2008; 8(6): 1237-49.
Cathro HP and Schmitt, TM.
Cytomegalovirus glomerulitis in a renal allograft. American
Journal of Kidney Diseases 2008; 52(1): 188-92.
Weiss M., Cathro H.P. and
Mills SE (Wick MR, Ed). Diagnostic Histochemistry of the
Male Genital System. Diagnostic
Histochemistry. Cambridge Press, New York, NY.
Cathro HP, Shen SS and Truong LD
(Wick MR, Ed). Diagnostic Histochemistry of Renal and Urologic
Histochemistry. Cambridge Press, New York,
Mobasheri A, Cathro HP, Cobb MA,
German A, Slater K, Mian S, Marples D, Martin-Vasallo P and Canessa CM
(Thongboonkerd, Ed). Applications of Tissue MicroArrays in Renal
Physiology and Pathology: Combining Tissue Arrays and Proteomic To
Identify and Validate Renal and Urinary Biomarkers. In press:
Renal and Urinary Proteomics: Methods and
Protocols. Wiley, VCH.
A current list of Dr.
Cathro's journal publications can be obtained from