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Laura Martina De Castro

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
Medicine, Hematology
Duke Box 3939, Durham, NC 27710
2212 Elba St, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. De Castro is an assistant professor of medicine with the Division of Hematology in the Department of Medicine at Duke University. She is the clinical director of the adult comprehensive sickle cell clinic. Her translational research projects involve the evaluation of sickle red cell adhesion to laminin and its pathophysiological significance. In, addition, she has been the PI of more than 10 NIH or industry sponsored clinical studies on SCD and she is currently the Duke/UNC Sickle Cell Scholar, funded primarily through the Duke/UNC Sickle Cell Center.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine · 2014 - Present Medicine, Hematology, Medicine

Education, Training & Certifications

Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) · 1986 M.D.