Anavaleria Castro

Ana Valeria C Castro, PHD

medical group

Specialties: Research

Services: Cancer Research

Board Certification and Education

Education

  • Universidade De Sao Paulo, 1998

Fellowships

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Endocrinology, CA, 2013
  • University of Southern California, Endocrinology, CA, 2011
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles Postdoctoral Fellowship, Oncology, CA, 2008
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Endocrinology, CA, 2002

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute

 

Titles: Staff Scientist

 

Biographical Statement:

I am an M.D., PhD. specialized in Endocrinology, licensed in Brazil, who has over 20 years of medical practice and teaching at several renowned Brazilian Universities. I currently hold a Scientist staff position at the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center (HBTC) of the Department of Neurosurgery (HFHS). My research involves the survey of epigenetic tissue and liquid biopsy markers associated with aggressiveness or invasiveness of endocrine tumors, specifically involving pituitary and other CNS tumors and thyroid carcinomas.

 

Research Interests:

My research involves the survey of epigenetic tissue and liquid biopsy markers associated with aggressiveness or invasiveness of endocrine tumors, specifically involving pituitary and other CNS tumors and thyroid carcinomas.

 

Awards & Honors:

  • ADA minority mentor-based fellowship award -2008-2011 – ADA Award # 7-08-MI-0
  • Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship, Gordon Research Conference on Pineal Cell Biology- 2012-Registration expenses (poster presentation)

Languages

English, Portuguese

Gender

Female

Locations

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
Neurosurgery - K-11
Detroit, MI 48202

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital