Isabela Werneck da Cunha

Isabela Werneck da Cunha

About

I am currently the medical coordinator of the pathology department at Rede D’OR-São Luiz, São Paulo, Brazil. I am specialist in uropathology, pediatric and soft tissue and bone pathology. I am also responsible for the molecular pathology applied to cancer diagnosis. My main research area refers to the identification of prognosis and predictive biomarkers in tumors as well as to refine tumor pathology entities and classifications.

EDUCATION

MD, Medicine, Faculdade de ciências médicas de Minas Gerais

PhD, Oncology, Fundação Antônio Prudente- A.C. Camargo

Visitor Fellow, NIH, Bethesda-USA

INVESTIGATION AREAS

Pathology

Pediatrics

ADITIONAL INFORMATION

AWARDS AND HONORS

Member of the expert committee of World Health Organization (WHO) for Soft Tissue and Bone tumors classification.

Vice president of the Brazilian Society of Pathology

Coordinator of Pathology in Latin American of the SIOP (Sociedad Internacional de Oncologie Pediatric) 2016 Umbrella Protocol on Renal Tumor Study Group

Coordinator of Pathology of LARCG (Latin American Renal Cancer Group)

Member of “Young Medical Leaders” of the National Academy of Medicine

Selected Publications

Trpkov K, Hes O, Williamson SR, Adeniran AJ, Agaimy A, Alaghehbandan R, Amin MB, Argani P, Chen YB, Cheng L, Epstein JI, Cheville JC, Comperat E, da Cunha IW, Gordetsky JB, Gupta S, He H, Hirsch MS, Humphrey PA, Kapur P, Kojima F, Lopez JI, Maclean F, Magi-Galluzzi C, McKenney JK, Mehra R, Menon S, Netto GJ, Przybycin CG, Rao P, Rao Q, Reuter VE, Saleeb RM, Shah RB, Smith SC, Tickoo S, Tretiakova MS, True L, Verkarre V, Wobker SE, Zhou M, Gill AJ. New developments in existing WHO entities and evolving molecular concepts: The Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS) update on renal neoplasia. Mod Pathol. 2021 Mar 4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33664427.
doi: 10.1038/s41379-021-00779-w.

Trpkov K, Williamson SR, Gill AJ, Adeniran AJ, Agaimy A, Alaghehbandan R, Amin MB, Argani P, Chen YB, Cheng L, Epstein JI, Cheville JC, Comperat E, da Cunha IW, Gordetsky JB, Gupta S, He H, Hirsch MS, Humphrey PA, Kapur P, Kojima F, Lopez JI, Maclean F, Magi-Galluzzi C, McKenney JK, Mehra R, Menon S, Netto GJ, Przybycin CG, Rao P, Rao Q, Reuter VE, Saleeb RM, Shah RB, Smith SC, Tickoo S, Tretiakova MS, True L, Verkarre V, Wobker SE, Zhou M, Hes O. Novel, emerging and provisional renal entities: The Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS) update on renal neoplasia. Mod Pathol. 2021 Feb 1. . Epub ahead of print. Erratum in: Mod Pathol. 2021 Mar 16;: PMID: 33526874
doi: 10.1038/s41379-021-00737-6

Epstein JI, Amin MB, Fine SW, et al. The 2019 Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS) White Paper on Contemporary Grading of Prostate Cancer [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 26]. Arch Pathol Lab

Eich ML, Rodriguez Pena MDC, Springer SU, Taheri D, Tregnago AC, Salles DC, Bezerra SM, Cunha IW, Fujita K, Ertoy D, Bivalacqua TJ, Tomasetti C, Papadopoulos N, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, Netto GJ. Incidence and distribution of UroSEEK gene panel in a multi-institutional cohort of bladder urothelial carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2019 Apr 25.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31028363.
doi: 10.1038/s41379-019-0276-y.

Santos M, Coudry RA, Ferreira CG, Stefani S, Cunha IW, Zalis MG, Araujo LH. Increasing access to next-generation sequencing in oncology for Brazil. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Jan;20(1):20-23. PubMed PMID: 30614460.
doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30822-2.

 

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