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Teresa Santiago, MD, St. Jude Faculty, Pathology

Teresa Santiago, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



Contact Information

Teresa Santiago, MD
MS 250, Room C5030
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-4123
FAX: (901) 595-3100


MD – University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Residency (Anatomical and Clinical Pathology) – University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Fellowship (Pediatric Pathology) – University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Santiago TC, Jenkins JJ. Histopathologic Diagnosis of Pediatric Neoplasms: A Review of International Consultations. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Nov;137(11);1648-1653, 2013.

Jones KL, Pivnick EK, Hines-Dowell S, Weese-Mayer DE, Berry-Kravis EM, Santiago T, Nnorom C, Pourcyrous M. A Triple Threat: Down syndrome, Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, and Hirschsprung. Disease Pediatrics DOI:10.1542/peds.2011-3844, 2012.

Santiago TC, Jenkins JJ, Pedrosa F, Billups C, Quintana Y, Ribeiro RC, Qaddoumi I. Improving the Histopathology Diagnosis of Pediatric Malignancies in a low-resource setting by combining focused training and Telepathology strategies. Pediatr Blood Cancer Aug;59(2):221-5, 2012. DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24071. Epub 2012 Feb 7

Burrows P, Santiago T, Kulemzin S, Reshetnikova E, Chikaev N, Volkova O, Mechetina L, Zhao M, Davis R, Taranin A, Najakshin A, Hendershot L FCRLA is an intracellular FcR-related protein that binds IgM, IgG and IgA isotypes in B cells. J Immunol 186:45, 2011.

Santiago T, Kulemzin SV, Reshetnikova ES, Chikaev NA, Volkova OY, Mechetina LV, Zhao M, Davis RS, Taranin AV, Najakshin AM, Hendershot LM, Burrows PD. FCRLA is a resident endoplasmic reticulum protein that associates with intracellular Igs, IgM, IgG and IgA. Int Immunol 23(1):43-53, 2011. PMID 21149418

Santiago T, Hendershot L, Burrows P. Expression and Funcion of FcRLA, an Fc receptor related intracellular protein. Clinical Immunology 127(1):154, 2008.

Veras Sobral AP, de Oliveira Lima DN, Cazal C, Santiago T, das Graças Granja Mattos  M, Melo B, de Souza Andrade ES. Myxoid liposarcoma of the lip: correlation of histological and cytological features and review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg Aug;65(8):1660-4, 2007. 17656299

Last update: August 2014