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Laura M. De Castro, MD
Director for Clinical Translational Research
Sickle Cell Disease
Research Center of Excellence
5115 Centre Ave., 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Laura M. De Castro MD, MHSc, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Benign Hematology for the Institute for Transfusion Medicine and UPMC Cancer Center. In addition, she is a hematologist specializing in sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies. Dr. De Castro also serves as Clinical Director of the Benign Hematology Program at UPMC, and works to expand clinical programs in hemostasis and thrombosis.
Dr. De Castro received her medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York, and her hematology/oncology fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, CT.
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