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Mariana C. Castells, MD, PhD
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director Drug Hypersensitivity and Desensitization Center

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
Rheumatology, Immunology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Research Narrative:

Education:
Universidad Complutense Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, 1991, PhD
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain, 1979, MD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Senna G, Caminati M, Castells M. Anaphylaxis: advances and challenges besides allergy. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Jul 31.

2. Castells M. Drug allergy: Veni, vidi, vici-come, understand, and delabel, avoid, or desensitize. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Jul; 123(1):1-2.

3. Castells M. Race and allergy: Are we that different? Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 May; 122(5):439-440.

4. Gupta M, Akin C, Sanders GM, Chan MP, Ross CW, Castells MC. Blisters, Vaccines, and Mast Cells: A Difficult Case of Diffuse Cutaneous Mastocytosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Apr; 7(4):1370-1372.

5. Castells M, Butterfield J. Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Mastocytosis: Initial Treatment Options and Long-Term Management. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Apr; 7(4):1097-1106.

6. Grayson MH, Oppenheimer J, Castells M, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Life-long learning and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology: Practice improvement comes of age. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Jul; 123(1):6-8.

7. Yang BC, Castells MC. Rituximab hypersensitivity and desensitization: a personalized approach to treat cancer and connective tissue diseases. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Jul; 123(1):11-15.

8. Foer D, Marquis K, Romero N, Castells MC. Challenges and safety of beta-lactam desensitization during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Jun; 122(6):661-663.

9. Campos L, Galvão VR, Kalil J, Castells M, Giavina-Bianchi P. BAT in the Diagnosis of Drug Allergy: a Novel Tool in Clinical Daily Practice? Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2019 Mar 11; 19(4):20.

10. Giavina-Bianchi P, Gonçalves DG, Zanandréa A, Borges de Castro R, Garro LS, Kalil J, Castells M. Anaphylaxis to quinolones in mastocytosis: Hypothesis on the mechanism. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Jul - Aug; 7(6):2089-2090.