Paulo Sampaio Gutierrez
Paulo Sampaio Gutierrez was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1954. He received his M.D. degree from the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in 1978 and completed his residency in pathology in 1980. Since 1981, he works at the Laboratory of Pathology of the Heart Institute of the University of São Paulo School of Medicine, in São Paulo, Brazil. He had a short training in cardiovascular pathology with Dr. William Roberts, at the NIH, USA, in 1987, and spent the year of 1993 doing research at the Department of Pathology of the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash, USA. In 1996, he received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Pathology of the University of São Paulo School of Medicine. Besides many years of experience in cardiovascular pathology, Dr. Gutierrez's main subjects of interest are aortic diseases and the extracellular matrix. More recently he has also been applying morphological tools to study atrial fibrillation.
Biography Updated on 21 January 2011