Maria-Beatriz  Lopes

Maria-Beatriz Lopes, MD, PhD

Division:
Neuropathology , Autopsy Pathology
Department:
Pathology
Call 434.924.9175
Primary Location:

PO Box 800214

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0214

Directions
Phone:
434.924.9175
Fax:
434.924.9177
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Anatomic Pathology; Neuropathology
Research Interests:

My research interests focus on two major areas: Hypothalamic, pituitary and peripheral interactions in the pathogenesis of pituitary adenomas; Molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis and invasion of brain tumors.

My current projects are: Mechanisms of invasion and progression of pituitary adenomas; Refinement of the morphologic, immunohistochemical and molecular diagnostic techniques for pathological classification of brain tumors; and The mechanisms of glioma invasion and migration.

Clinical Practice:
Pituitary Adenomas, Neurocutaneous Disorders, Pituitary
Appointment:

Chief, Division of Neuropathology; Acting Chief, Division of Autopsy Pathology

About
Title:
Professor of Pathology and Neurosurgery
Education
Primary:
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1982
Residency:
Anatomic Pathology, University of Sao Paulo
Fellowships:
Neuropathology, University of Virginia