Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.

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Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.

Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H. Faculty Profile


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Helen P. Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H. 
Associate Professor of Pathology

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Telephone: (434) 243-0873

Email: hpc4f@virgniae


EDUCATION:

Medical School:  University of Dundee, Scotland – MBChB (MD equivalent)

Graduate School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -  MA, Public Health (Health Policy and Administration), 1993 

Internships: 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 fellowship 2002

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


CLINICAL:

Surgical Pathology with an interest in Soft Tissue and Genitourinary Pathology, Cytopathology and Renal Pathology


RESEARCH:

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.


REFERENCES:

  • Burris MB, Cathro HP, Kowalik CG, Jensen D, Culp SH, Steers WD, Krupski TL: Lower urinary tract symptom improvement after radical prostatectomy correlates with degree of prostatic inflammation. Urology 2014, 83:186-190. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24246320. DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.07.080.
  • Cathro HP, Bullock GC, Bonatti H, Meriden Z, Cook S, Aguilera N: Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders are not associated with IgG4 sclerosing disease. Transpl Infect Dis 2014, 16:897-903. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25298125. DOI: 10.1111/tid.12300. 
  •  Doros LA, Rossi CT, Yang J, Field A, Williams GM, Messinger Y, Cajaiba MM, Perlman EJ, A Schultz ,K., Cathro HP, Legallo RD, LaFortune KA, Chikwava KR, Faria P, Geller JI, Dome JS, Mullen EA, Gratias EJ, Dehner LP, Hill DA: DICER1 mutations in childhood cystic nephroma and its relationship to DICER1-renal sarcoma. Mod Pathol 2014, 27:1267-1280. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24481001. DOI: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.242.
  • Maluf DG, Dumur CI, Suh JL, Lee JK, Cathro HP, King AL, Gallon L, Brayman KL, Mas VR: Evaluation of molecular profiles in calcineurin inhibitor toxicity post-kidney transplant: input to chronic allograft dysfunction. Am J Transplant 2014, 14:1152-1163. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24698514. DOI: 10.1111/ajt.12696.
  • Maluf DG, Dumur CI, Suh JL, Scian MJ, King AL, Cathro H, Lee JK, Gehrau RC, Brayman KL, Gallon L, Mas VR: The urine microRNA profile may help monitor post-transplant renal graft function. Kidney Int 2014, 85:439-449. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24025639. DOI: 10.1038/ki.2013.338.
  • Mentrikoski MJ, Frierson HF, Stelow EB, Cathro HP: Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the penis: association with human papilloma virus infection. Histopathology 2014, 64:312-315. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24117963. DOI: 10.1111/his.12248.
  • Mentrikoski MJ, Stelow EB, Culp S, Frierson HF, Cathro HP: Histologic and immunohistochemical assessment of penile carcinomas in a North American population. Am J Surg Pathol 2014, 38:1340-1348. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25210933. DOI: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000124.
  • Schutt RC, Gordon TA, Bhabhra R, Cathro HP, Cook SL, McCartney CR, Weiss GR: Doege-Potter syndrome presenting with hypoinsulinemic hypoglycemia in a patient with a malignant extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor: a case report. J Med Case Rep 2013, 7:11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23302323. DOI: 10.1186/1752-1947-7-11.
  • Ge Y, Jiang C, Sung SS, Bagavant H, Dai C, Wang H, Kannapell CC, Cathro HP, Gaskin F, Fu SM: Cgnz1 allele confers kidney resistance to damage preventing progression of immune complex-mediated acute lupus glomerulonephritis. J Exp Med 2013, 210:2387-2401. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24101379. DOI: 10.1084/jem.20130731.
  • Shah AA, Frierson HF, Cathro HP: Analysis of immunohistochemical stain usage in different pathology practice settings. Am J Clin Pathol 2012, 138:831-836. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23161717. DOI: 10.1309/AJCPAGVTCKDXKK0X.
  • Sterling KA, Karam S, Taylor N, Cathro HP: Weber-Christian disease associated with the tip variant of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: a case report. Ultrastruct Pathol 2012, 36:415-418. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23216240. DOI: 10.3109/01913123.2012.736459.
  • Kunaparaju S, Okafor C, Cathro H, Bhola V, Ballenger FJ, Rosner MH: Proteinuria in a patient with diabetes. Kidney Int 2011, 79:793-794. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21403657. DOI: 10.1038/ki.2010.549.

 


BOOK CHAPTERS: 

  • 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 Diseases.  Diagnostic Histochemistry.  Cambridge Press, New York, NY. 

  • 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 PubMed.