Gowthami M. Arepally, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology at Duke University Medical Center. Her clinical interests are in immune thrombocytopenias, thrombotic disorders, and complement-mediated diseases. Dr. Arepally’s long-standing research program investigates the immune pathogenesis of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Current laboratory efforts focus on the role of complement activation in antibody production and thrombosis in HIT, studies of complement inhibitors for immune-complex mediated diseases and diagnostic biomarkers of platelet activation.