Teresa Santiago, MD
Teresa Santiago, MD

Teresa Santiago, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Director, Coagulation Laboratory



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

  • Laboratory quality improvement and assessment in developing countries
  • Coagulopathies
  • Solid tumors of childhood

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 2011-3844, 2012. doi:10.1542/peds.

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.

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. PMID: 17656299.

Last update: August 2014