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Mario Castro, MD, MPH, FCCP

Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Pulmonary Disease
Asthma
Lung Cancer

Board Certifications

Pulmonary Disease
Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Asthma and related allergic disease, COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, interstital lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, chronic cough, unexplained shortness of breath, vasculitis, chronic lung infections, pulmonary hypertension, bronchiectasis.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-454-8917

Education

Education

Graduate: Public Health, St. Louis University School of Public Health, St. Louis, Missouri 1998
Fellowship: Pulmonary/Critical Care, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 1994
Residency: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 1991
Medical Degree: University Of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri 1988

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Brazil's Family Health Strategy: factors associated with programme uptake and coverage expansion over 15 years (1998-2012).
Andrade MV, Coelho AQ, Xavier Neto M, Carvalho LR, Atun R, Castro MC
Health Policy Plan. 2018 Jan 15; doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx189.

PMID:
    29346551
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment of a textile effluent by adsorption with cork granules and titanium dioxide nanomaterial.
Castro M, Nogueira V, Lopes I, Vieira MN, Rocha-Santos T, Pereira R
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2018 Jan 18; 1-13. doi: 10.1080/10934529.2018.1425020.

PMID:
    29346015
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Human leptospirosis in the Federal District, Brazil, 2011-2015: eco-epidemiological characterization.
Santos IOC, Landi MFA, Cruz LM, Bofill MIR, Santos DED, Lima EMM, Castro MB
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017 Nov-Dec; 50(6)777-782. doi: 10.1590/0037-8682-0234-2017.

PMID:
    29340454
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mercury Concentrations in Northern Two-Lined Salamanders from Stream Ecosystems in Garrett County, Maryland.
Castro MS, Hilderbrand RH, Kaumeyer M
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2018 Jan 13; doi: 10.1007/s00244-017-0496-4.

PMID:
    29332146
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Freezing the graft is not necessary for autotransplants for plasma cell myeloma and lymphomas.
Kardduss-Urueta A, Gale RP, Gutierrez-Aguirre CH, Herrera-Rojas MA, Murrieta-Álvarez I, Perez-Fontalvo R, Ruiz-Delgado GJ, Ruiz-Rojas G, Jaimovich G, Feldman L, Labastida-Mercado N, Endara A, Castro M, Galindo-Becerra S, Cardona-Molina MA, Gomez-Almaguer D, Ruiz-Argüelles GJ
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018 Jan 12; doi: 10.1038/s41409-017-0047-7.

PMID:
    29330390
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Liver carbohydrates metabolism: A new islet-neogenesis associated protein peptide (INGAP-PP) target.
Villagarcía HG, Román CL, Castro MC, González LA, Ronco MT, Francés DE, Massa ML, Maiztegui B, Flores LE, Gagliardino JJ, Francini F
Peptides. 2018 Jan 3; 10144-50. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2018.01.001.

PMID:
    29305881
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Optical and Photovoltaic Properties of Thieno[3,2-<i>b</i>]thiophene-Based Push-Pull Organic Dyes with Different Anchoring Groups for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.
Fernandes SSM, Castro MCR, Pereira AI, Mendes A, Serpa C, Pina J, Justino LLG, Burrows HD, Raposo MMM
ACS Omega. 2017 Dec 31; 2(12)9268-9279. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01195.

PMID:
    29302638
    [PubMed]
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Marine Alkylpurines: A Promising Group of Bioactive Marine Natural Products.
García PA, Valles E, Díez D, Castro MÁ
Mar Drugs. 2018 Jan 1; 16(1)pii: E6. doi: 10.3390/md16010006.

PMID:
    29301246
    [PubMed - in process]
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Genotoxicity associated with the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia.
Maia Filho PA, Almeida Filho TP, Moreina-Nunes CFA, Burbano RR, de Lemos JAR, de Oliveira EHC, Cavalcanti BC, Pereira JF, Barbosa MC, Duarte FB, de Castro MF, Quixadá ATS, Lemes RPG
Environ Mol Mutagen. 2017 Dec 29; doi: 10.1002/em.22164.

PMID:
    29285791
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Usefulness of a single-assay chemiluminescence test (Tularaemia VIRCLIA IgG + IgM monotest) for the diagnosis of human tularemia. Comparison of five serological tests.
Cubero Á, Durántez C, Almaraz A, Fernández-Lago L, Gutiérrez MP, Castro MJ, Bratos MA, Simarro M, March GA, Orduña A
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 27; doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3155-9.

PMID:
    29280085
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Shone's syndrome: Insights from three-dimensional echocardiography.
Vivas MF, Politi MT, Riznyk LM, Castro MF, Avegliano G, Ronderos R
Echocardiography. 2017 Dec 22; doi: 10.1111/echo.13787.

PMID:
    29272554
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conservative surgical treatments for nonsyndromic odontogenic keratocysts: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
de Castro MS, Caixeta CA, de Carli ML, Ribeiro Júnior NV, Miyazawa M, Pereira AAC, Sperandio FF, Hanemann JAC
Clin Oral Investig. 2017 Dec 20; doi: 10.1007/s00784-017-2315-8.

PMID:
    29264656
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Draft genome sequence of the type strain of the sulfur-oxidizing acidophile, <i>Acidithiobacillus albertensis</i> (DSM 14366).
Castro M, Moya-Beltrán A, Covarrubias PC, Gonzalez M, Cardenas JP, Issotta F, Nuñez H, Acuña LG, Encina G, Holmes DS, Johnson DB, Quatrini R
Stand Genomic Sci. 2017; 1277. doi: 10.1186/s40793-017-0282-y.

PMID:
    29255572
    [PubMed]
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Zika virus can be venereally transmitted between Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
Campos SS, Fernandes RS, Dos Santos AAC, de Miranda RM, Telleria EL, Ferreira-de-Brito A, de Castro MG, Failloux AB, Bonaldo MC, Lourenço-de-Oliveira R
Parasit Vectors. 2017 Dec 15; 10(1)605. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2543-4.

PMID:
    29246237
    [PubMed - in process]
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Rare presentation of sarcoidosis: Multimodal imaging diagnosis of cardiac involvement.
Abecasis J, Castro M, Ribeiras R, Gil V
Rev Port Cardiol. 2017 Dec; 36(12)957.e1-957.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2017.01.012.

PMID:
    29241906
    [PubMed - in process]
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Early proteinuria response: a valid real-life situation predictor of long-term lupus renal outcome in an ethnically diverse group with severe biopsy-proven nephritis?
Ugolini-Lopes MR, Seguro LPC, Castro MXF, Daffre D, Lopes AC, Borba EF, Bonfá E
Lupus Sci Med. 2017; 4(1)e000213. doi: 10.1136/lupus-2017-000213.

PMID:
    29238603
    [PubMed]
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Histatins, wound healing and cell migration.
Torres P, Castro M, Reyes M, Torres VA
Oral Dis. 2017 Dec 12; doi: 10.1111/odi.12816.

PMID:
    29230909
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[Iron intake and HFE gen in male adults from Buenos Aires].
Felipoff AL, Fleischman SJ, Donadío ML, Sebastiano V, Castro M, Vellicce A, Rey JA, Lardo MM, Langini SH
Medicina (B Aires). 2017; 77(6)458-464.

PMID:
    29223935
    [PubMed - in process]
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Guanylate cyclase C: a current hot target, from physiology to pathology.
Uranga JA, Castro M, Abalo R
Curr Med Chem. 2017 Dec 5; doi: 10.2174/0929867325666171205150310.

PMID:
    29210639
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Role of Multidetector Computed Tomography and the Forced Oscillation Technique in Assessing Lung Damage in Adults With Cystic Fibrosis.
Lacerda LS, Lopes AJ, Carvalho ARS, Guimarães ARM, Firmida MC, Castro MCS, Mogami R, Melo PL
Respir Care. 2017 Dec 5; pii: respcare.05815. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05815.

PMID:
    29208759
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Genentech

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $25,001 - $50,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: Teva

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $50,001 - $100,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017