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Dr. Gilka J. F. Gattás

Department of Legal Medicine, Occupational Health and Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine

São Paulo University, Brazil

Associate Professor

Email: gfgattas@usp.br


1994 Ph.D., São Paulo University, Biological Sciences – Human Genetics

1986 M.Sc., São Paulo University, Biological Sciences – Human Genetics

Publications (selected)

  1. Luiz, Olinda C; Gianini RJ; Gonçalves, Fernanda T; Francisco, G; Festa-Neto, Cyro; Sanches, José A; GATTAS, GJF; Chamas, R; Eluf-Neto, J. Ethnicity and cutaneous melanoma in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil: a case-control study. PLoS One. 2012; 7 (4): e36348.
  2. GATTAS, G. J. F.; Figaro-Garcia C; Landini, T.S; Estes RJ. Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Missing Children in the Coastal Region of Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Journal of Applied Research on Children, v. 3, p. 10, 2012. (http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/).
  3. Prado, GF; Zanetta, D. M. T.; Arbex, M. A.; Braga, A. L.; Marchi, M. R. R.; Loureiro, A. P. M.; Marcourakis, T.; GATTAS, G. J. F.; Goncalves, F. T.; Salge, J. M. ; Terra-Filho, M.; Santos, U. P.. Burnt Sugarcane Harvesting: Particulate Matter Exposure and the Effects on Lung Function, Oxidative Stress, and Urinary 1-Hydroxypyrene. Sci Total Environ. 437: 200-208, 2012.
  4. Shimabukuro F; Neto CF; Sanches JA Jr; GATTAS, G. J. F.. DNA damage and repair in lymphocytes of melanoma patients exposed in vitro to cisplatin. Melanoma Res. 2011; 21 (2): 99-105.
  5. MarchioniDML; GATTAS, G. J. F.; Curioni, A. O.; Carvalho, M B. Interaction between dietary intake and polymorphisms of GSTM1 and GSTT1 on the risk for cancer of head and neck: case-control study in Sao Paulo. Cad SaúdePública. 2011; 27 (2): 379-87.
  6. Gonçalves, Fernanda T.; Francisco, Guilherme; de Souza, Sonia P.; Luiz, Olinda C.; Festa-Neto, Cyro; Sanches, José A.; Chammas, Roger; Gattas, Gilka J.F.; Eluf-Neto, José. European ancestry and polymorphisms in DNA repair genes modify the risk of melanoma: A case control study in a high UV index region in Brazil. J Dermatol Sci. 2011: 64 (1): 59-66.
  7. GATTAS, G. J. F.;Cantagalli, VD; Leite, K R M; Srougi, M. The potential risk of formalin fixed and paraffin wax embedded prostate biopsies for human identification. Forensic Sci. Int. Gene. Suppl. Series 3 (2011), e-41-e-42.
  8. Bonassi, Stefano Coskun, ErdemCeppi, Marcello Lando, Cecilia Bolognesi, Claudia Burgaz, Sema Holland, Nina Kirsh-Volders, Micheline Knasmueller, Siegfried Zeiger, Errol Carnesoltas, Deyanira Cavallo, Delia da Silva, Juliana de Andrade, Vanessa M. Demircigil, Gonca CakmakOdio, Aníbal Domínguez Donmez-Altuntas, HamiyetGattas, Gilka Giri, Ashok Giri, Sarbani Gómez-Meda, Belinda Gómez-Arroyo, Sandra Hadjidekova, Valeria Haveric, AnjaKamboj, Mala , et al.; The HUmanMicroNucleus project on eXfoLiatedbuccal cells (HUMNXL): The role of life-style, host factors, occupational exposures, health status, and assay protocol. Mutat Res. 2011, 728 (3): 88-97.
  9. Cantagalli, V.D.; Leite, K. R. M. Srougi, M.; Gattás, G.J.F.; GATTAS, G. J. F.. Quality control of DNA from formalin fixed and paraffin wax embedded prostate biopsy for forensic analysis. Forensic Sci. Int. Gene. Suppl. Series 3 (2011), e-39-e-40.
  10. PiantinoC; CANAVEZ, J. M. S.; Bellodi-Privato M ; SROUGI, M; CAMARALOPES, L H; GONCALVES, F. T.; FRIDMAN, C; GATTAS, G. J. F.; LEITE, K R M. Establishment and characterization of androgen-independent human prostate cancer cell lines, PcBra1, PcBra2 and PcBra3. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. Animal. 2010; 46: 123-130.
  11. GARCIA, S. M. N.; CURIONI, O A.; CARVALHO, M. B.; GATTAS, G. J. F.. Polymorphisms in Alcohol Metabolizing Genes and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer in a Brazilian Population. Alcohol & Alcoholism. 2010; 45 (1): 6-12.
  12. Piantino CB; CANAVEZ, J. M. S.; GATTAS, G. J. F.; Fridman C; SROUGI, M; LEITE, K R M. Establishment and characterization of human bladder cancer cell lines, BexBra1, BexBra2 and BexBra4. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. Animal. 2010; 46: 131-139.
  13. FRIDMAN, C; Souza, M L A P O; Nakata J; Gattás IF; CAVALHEIRO, S.; KHOLER, P; GATTAS, G. J. F.. Mitochondrial HVI and HVII Polymorphisms and Heteroplasmies Inheritance in Brazilian Pairs of Mother/Child. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 1: 227-228, 2008.
  14. GATTAS, G. J. F.; FRIDMAN, C; SANTOS, P. C.; Figaro-Garcia C; KHOLER, P; LOPEZ, L F; MASSAD, e. Genetic profile from the DNA databank of a Brazilian missing kids program. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 1: 465-466, 2008.
  15. FRIDMAN, C; SANTOS, P. C.; KHOLER, P; Figaro-Garcia C; LOPEZ, L F; MASSAD, E.; GATTAS, G. J. F.. Brazilian population profile of 15 STR markers. Forensic Science International: Genetics – 2: e1-e4, 2008.
  16. GALIOTTE, M. P.; Kohler, P.; Mussi, G.; GATTAS, G. J. F.. Assessment of Occupational Genotoxic Risk among Brazilian Hairdressers. Ann OccupHyg, 52 (7): 645-51, 2008.
  17. SOARESVIEIRA, J. A.; BILLERBECK, A. E. C.; Iwamura, ESM; ZAMPIERI, R A; GATTAS, G. J. F.; MUÑOZ, D. R.; HALLAK, J; MENDONÇA, B. B.; LUCON, A M. Y-STRs in Forensic Medicine: DNA Analysis in Semen Samples of Azoospermic Individuals. J Forensic Sci., 52 (3); 664-70, 2007.
  18. LONGATTO FILHO, A.; OLIVEIRA, T. G.; Pinheiro C; CARVALHO, M. B.; CURIONI, O. A.; Mercadante A. M.; Schmitt FC; GATTAS, G. J. F.. How useful is the assessment of lymphatic vascular density in oral carcinoma prognosis? World J SurgOncol. 5: 140, 2007.
  19. GATTAS, G. J. F.; GARCIA, C F; FRIDMAN, C; NEUMANN, M. M.; LOPEZ, L F; BARINI, A. S.; SOUZA, A. P. H.; BATTISTELLA, L R; WEN, C L; MASSAD, e. "ProjetoCaminho de Volta": a Brazilian DNA program for missing kids. International Congress Series, v. 1288, p. 604-606, 2006.
  20. GATTAS, G. J. F.; CARVALHO, M. B.; SIRAQUE, M S; CURIONI, O A; KHOLER, P; ELUF NETO, J.; WUNSCH FILHO, V. Genetic polymorphisms of CYP1A1, CYP2E1, GSTM1, and GSTT1 associated with head and neck cancer. Head Neck 28 (9): 819-26, 2006.
  21. MITTELDORF, C A T S; LEITE, K R M; MEIRELLES, M I; GATTAS, G. J. F.; CAMARALOPES, L H. Overexpression of Her2/neuoncoprotein in cytologic specimens. ActaCytologica, 48 (2): 199-206, 2004.
  22. GATTAS, G. J. F.; KATO, M; SOARESVIEIRA, J A; SIRAQUE, M S; KOHLER, P; GOMES, L; REGO, M A V; BYDLOWSKI, S P. Ethnicity and glutathione S-transferase (GSTM1/GSTT1) polymorphisms in a Brazilian population. Braz J Med Biol Res, 37 (4): 451-458, 2004.
  23. KATO, M; LOOMIS, D; BROOKS, L M; GATTAS, G. J. F.; GOMES, L; CARVALHO, A B; REGO, M A V; DEMARINI, D M. Urinary biomarkers in charcoal workers exposed to wood smoke in Bahia State, Brazil. Cancer Epidemiol, Biomarkers Prev 13 (6): 1005-1012, 2004.
  24. SOARESVIEIRA, J A; BILLERBECK, A e; IWAMURA, e S; GATTAS, G. J. F.; BYDLOWSKI, S P; OTTO, P A. Distribution of HLA-DQA1, LDLR, GYPA, HBGG, D7S8 and Gc alleles in Black population from São Paulo. J Forensic Science, 49 (6): 1374-75, 2004.
  25. MAIRE, G; MARTIN, L.; MICHALAK PROVOST, S.; GATTAS, G. J. F.; TURC CAREL, C.; LORETTE, G.; PEDEUTOUR, F. Fusion of COL1A1 exon 29 with PDGFB exon 2 in a der (22)t (17;22) in a pediatric giant cell fibroblastoma with a pigmented Bednar tumor component. Evidence for age-related chromosomal pattern in dermato fibrosarcoma protuberants and related tumors. Cytogenetics Cell Genetics, 134: 156-61, 2002.

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