Dr. Cristine Sortica da Costa

Dr Cristine Sortica da Costa Clinical Research Fellow
Current Position

Consultant Neonatologist and Clinical Research Fellow in Neonatal Neurosciences

Contact Details

Email: cs702@cam.ac.uk

Research Interests

Cerebrovascular physiology and neonatal hemodynamics. I have been working on non-invasive monitoring of cerebrovascular reactivity and cardiac function using NIRS technique and functional echocardiography. I am also interested in research to improve neonatal neurocritical and developmental care.

Profile

PhD in Neonatal Neuroscience, Dept Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Cambridge (2012-ongoing)
Clinical Fellowship in Neonatal Medicine and Neonatal Transport, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2009-2012)
Neonatology Speciality Board Certification by Brazilian Medical Association and Brazilian Paediatric Society (2009)
Paediatric Speciality Board Certification by Brazilian Medical Association and Brazilian Paediatric Society (2008)
Doctor of Medicine by Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) (2004)

Funding

Cambridge Trust & CAPES (2012-2016)

Publications

da Costa, CS; Greisen, G; Austin, T. Is near-infrared spectroscopy clinically useful in the preterm infant? Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015 Jul 27. pii: fetalneonatal-2014-307919. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307919. [Epub ahead of print]

da Costa CS, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P, Mitra S, Stevenson GN, Austin T.J Pediatr. 2015 Jul;167(1):86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.03.041. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

Menezes HS, Zettler CG, Calone A, Corrêa JB, Bartuscheck C, Costa CS, Cirino SL, Zielinsky P. Regression of Gestational Diabetes Induced Cardiomegaly in Offspring of Diabetic Rat. Acta Cir Bras. 2009 Jul-Aug;24(4):251-5.

Silveira RC, Procianoy RS, Dill JC, da Costa CS. Periventricular leukomalacia in very low birth weight preterm neonates with high risk for neonatal sepsis. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2008 May-Jun; 84(3):211-6. doi: doi:10.2223/JPED.1777. Epub 2008 Apr 18.

Fuchs SC1, Guimarães SM, Sortica C, Wainberg F, Dias KO, Ughini M, Castro JA, Fuchs FD. Reliability of race assessment based on the race of the ascendants: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2002;2:1. Epub 2002 Jan 16.

Waldman, V; Costa, CS; Sanseverino, MTV; Shüler-Faccini, L. Teratogenic Risks after Occupational Exposition to Teratogenic Agents. Revista Brasileira de Toxicologia, vol 14, no. 2, pp. 162-182 (supplement) Nov 2001

Waldman, V; Costa, CS; Sanseverino, MTV; Shüler-Faccini, L. Evaluation of 11 years of Teratogenic Informative System functioning Revista Brasileira de Toxicologia, vol 14, no. 2 Nov 2001

Behle, I; Carapeto, R; Wildholzer, D; Teixeira L; Lovato, L; Costa, C. Importance of Erytroblast Count in the Newborns Umbilical Vein as a Hematological Marker for Perinatal Hypoxia. 2001 Journal of Perinatal Medicine. vol 29 supplement 1