Fernando Soares

Fernando Soares


Dr. Fernando Soares is Full Professor at University of São Paulo, and Head of the Department of Anatomic Pathology of Rede D’Or. Dr. Soares’s main research expertise is in translational pathology with emphasis in predictive markers and biomarkers in diagnosis and prognosis of the tumors. He was a senior investigator in several grants, which have resulted in more than 600 per-reviewed scientific papers, 500 in international journals. Dr. Soares is Associate Editor of the Journal of Hematopathology, Editor-in-chief of the Surgical and Experimental Pathology, former President of the Brazilian Society of Pathology (1997-2001), former President of the Latin American Society of Pathology (2009-2011), and former member of the Standing Committee for Tumor classification of the World Health Organization


Full Professor of General Pathology

Professor of Oncology




Selected Publications

Tan BY, Acs G, Apple SK, Badve S, Bleiweiss IJ, Brogi E, Calvo JP, Dabbs DJ, Ellis IO, Eusebi V, Farshid G, Fox SB, Ichihara S, Lakhani SR, Rakha EA, Reis-Filho JS, Richardson AL, Sahin A, Schmitt FC, Schnitt SJ, Siziopikou KP, Soares FA, Tse GM, Vincent-Salomon A, Tan PH. Phyllodes tumours of the breast: a consensus review. Histopathology 2016; 68(1):5-21. PMID: 26768026; PMCID: PMC5027876.
doi: 10.1111/his.12876

Begnami MD, Fukuda E, Fregnani JH, Nonogaki S, Montagnini AL, da Costa WL Jr, Soares FA. Prognostic implications of altered human epidermal growth factor receptors (HERs) in gastric carcinomas: HER2 and HER3 are predictors of poor outcome. J Clin Oncol 2011; 29(22):3030-3036. PMID: 21709195.
doi: 10.1200/JCO.2010.33.6313

Guimarães GC, Cunha IW, Soares FA, Lopes A, Torres J, Chaux A, Velazquez EF, Ayala G, Cubilla AL. Penile squamous cell carcinoma. Clinicopathological features, nodal metastasis and outcome in 333 cases. J Urol 2009; 182:528-534
doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2009.04.028

Yoshimoto M, Cunha IW, Coudry RA, Fonseca FP, Torres CH, Soares FA, Squire JA. FISH analysis of 107 prostate cancers shows that PTEN genomic deletion is associated with poor clinical outcome. Br J Cancer 97:678-685, 2007
doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6603924

Dias Neto E, Correa RG, Verjovski-Almeida S, Briones MR, Nagai MA, da Silva W Jr, Zago MA, Bordin S, Costa FF, Goldman GH, Carvalho AF, Matsukuma A, Baia GS, Simpson DH, Brunstein A, de Oliveira PS, Bucher P, Jongeneel CV, O’Hare MJ, Soares F, Brentani RR, Reis LF, de Souza SJ, Simpson AJ. Shotgun sequencing of the human transcriptome with ORF expressed sequence tags. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Mar 28;97(7):3491-6. PMID: 10737800; PMCID: PMC16267.
doi: 10.1073/pnas.97.7.3491

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