Valerie P. Castle, M.D.

Advisory Board

Valerie P. Castle, M.D.

Faculty Appointment: Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Additional Titles:
Chair, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Cancer Center Member
Ravitz Foundation Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Specialty: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Interests: Oncology Hemostasis/Thrombosis Hematology

Research Interests:
Neuroblastoma tumor biology. Models and pathways of chemotherapy, and radiation resistance. Role of NF-kappaB signaling in the survival and death response of Neuroblastoma.

Education and Credentialing

Degree: M.D., 1983, McMaster University

Residency: McMaster University, 1986, Hamilton, Canada
Professional Organizational Fellowship: FRCP(C), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1990, University of Michigan

1992, Pediatrics
1998, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

2000, Pediatrics
2006, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Added Qualifications:
Member, Society for Pediatric Research
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Member, American Pediatric Society