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profileCesar Martin Castro, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Hematology/Oncology, Medicine, Yawkey 9
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
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  1. Hong S, Park KS, Weissleder R, Castro CM, Lee H. Facile silicification of plastic surface for bioassays. Chem Commun (Camb). 2017 Feb 09; 53(13):2134-2137. PMID: 28134385.
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  2. Castro CM. Good to the last "emulsified" drop. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Jan 18; 9(373). PMID: 28100835.
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  3. Castro CM. Taking cancer drug screening very personally. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Nov 30; 8(367):367ec190. PMID: 27903858.
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  4. Park YI, Kim E, Huang CH, Park KS, Castro CM, Lee H, Weissleder R. Facile Coating Strategy to Functionalize Inorganic Nanoparticles for Biosensing. Bioconjug Chem. 2017 Jan 18; 28(1):33-37. PMID: 27792877.
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  5. Pathania D, Im H, Kilcoyne A, Sohani AR, Fexon L, Pivovarov M, Abramson JS, Randall TC, Chabner BA, Weissleder R, Lee H, Castro CM. Holographic Assessment of Lymphoma Tissue (HALT) for Global Oncology Field Applications. Theranostics. 2016; 6(10):1603-10. PMID: 27446494; PMCID: PMC4955059.
  6. Sosulski A, Horn H, Zhang L, Coletti C, Vathipadiekal V, Castro CM, Birrer MJ, Nagano O, Saya H, Lage K, Donahoe PK, Pépin D. CD44 Splice Variant v8-10 as a Marker of Serous Ovarian Cancer Prognosis. PLoS One. 2016; 11(6):e0156595. PMID: 27253518; PMCID: PMC4890777.
  7. Im H, Park YI, Pathania D, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. Digital diffraction detection of protein markers for avian influenza. Lab Chip. 2016 Apr 21; 16(8):1340-5. PMID: 26980325; PMCID: PMC4829473 [Available on 04/12/17].
  8. Penson RT, Sales E, Sullivan L, Borger DR, Krasner CN, Goodman AK, del Carmen MG, Growdon WB, Schorge JO, Boruta DM, Castro CM, Dizon DS, Birrer MJ. A SNaPshot of potentially personalized care: Molecular diagnostics in gynecologic cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Apr; 141(1):108-12. PMID: 27016236.
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  9. Im H, Lee H, Castro CM. Challenges influencing next generation technologies for precision medicine. Expert Rev Precis Med Drug Dev. 2016; 1(2):121-123. PMID: 28008420.
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  10. Jeong S, Park J, Pathania D, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. Integrated Magneto-Electrochemical Sensor for Exosome Analysis. ACS Nano. 2016 Feb 23; 10(2):1802-9. PMID: 26808216; PMCID: PMC4802494 [Available on 02/23/17].
  11. Pépin D, Sosulski A, Zhang L, Wang D, Vathipadiekal V, Hendren K, Coletti CM, Yu A, Castro CM, Birrer MJ, Gao G, Donahoe PK. AAV9 delivering a modified human Mullerian inhibiting substance as a gene therapy in patient-derived xenografts of ovarian cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 11; 112(32):E4418-27. PMID: 26216943; PMCID: PMC4538667.
  12. Im H, Shao H, Weissleder R, Castro CM, Lee H. Nano-plasmonic exosome diagnostics. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2015 Jun; 15(6):725-33. PMID: 25936957; PMCID: PMC4675626.
  13. Turetsky A, Lee K, Song J, Giedt RJ, Kim E, Kovach AE, Hochberg EP, Castro CM, Lee H, Weissleder R. On chip analysis of CNS lymphoma in cerebrospinal fluid. Theranostics. 2015; 5(8):796-804. PMID: 26000053; PMCID: PMC4440438.
  14. Im H, Castro CM, Shao H, Liong M, Song J, Pathania D, Fexon L, Min C, Avila-Wallace M, Zurkiya O, Rho J, Magaoay B, Tambouret RH, Pivovarov M, Weissleder R, Lee H. Digital diffraction analysis enables low-cost molecular diagnostics on a smartphone. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 05; 112(18):5613-8. PMID: 25870273; PMCID: PMC4426451.
  15. Castro CM, Im H, Le C, Lee H, Weissleder R, Birrer MJ. Exploring alternative ovarian cancer biomarkers using innovative nanotechnology strategies. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2015 Mar; 34(1):75-82. PMID: 25543192.
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  16. Im H, Shao H, Park YI, Peterson VM, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. Label-free detection and molecular profiling of exosomes with a nano-plasmonic sensor. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 May; 32(5):490-5. PMID: 24752081; PMCID: PMC4356947.
  17. Ullal AV, Peterson V, Agasti SS, Tuang S, Juric D, Castro CM, Weissleder R. Cancer cell profiling by barcoding allows multiplexed protein analysis in fine-needle aspirates. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jan 15; 6(219):219ra9. PMID: 24431113; PMCID: PMC4063286.
  18. Peterson VM, Castro CM, Chung J, Miller NC, Ullal AV, Castano MD, Penson RT, Lee H, Birrer MJ, Weissleder R. Ascites analysis by a microfluidic chip allows tumor-cell profiling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Dec 17; 110(51):E4978-86. PMID: 24297935; PMCID: PMC3870756.
  19. Rho J, Chung J, Im H, Liong M, Shao H, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. Magnetic nanosensor for detection and profiling of erythrocyte-derived microvesicles. ACS Nano. 2013 Dec 23; 7(12):11227-33. PMID: 24295203; PMCID: PMC3898036.
  20. Ghazani AA, Pectasides M, Sharma A, Castro CM, Mino-Kenudson M, Lee H, Shepard JA, Weissleder R. Molecular characterization of scant lung tumor cells using iron-oxide nanoparticles and micro-nuclear magnetic resonance. Nanomedicine. 2014 Apr; 10(3):661-8. PMID: 24200523; PMCID: PMC3966960.
  21. Castro CM, Ghazani AA, Chung J, Shao H, Issadore D, Yoon TJ, Weissleder R, Lee H. Miniaturized nuclear magnetic resonance platform for detection and profiling of circulating tumor cells. Lab Chip. 2014 Jan 07; 14(1):14-23. PMID: 23835814; PMCID: PMC3844052.
  22. Keliher EJ, Reiner T, Earley S, Klubnick J, Tassa C, Lee AJ, Ramaswamy S, Bardeesy N, Hanahan D, Depinho RA, Castro CM, Weissleder R. Targeting cathepsin E in pancreatic cancer by a small molecule allows in vivo detection. Neoplasia. 2013 Jul; 15(7):684-93. PMID: 23814481; PMCID: PMC3689232.
  23. Chung HJ, Castro CM, Im H, Lee H, Weissleder R. A magneto-DNA nanoparticle system for rapid detection and phenotyping of bacteria. Nat Nanotechnol. 2013 May; 8(5):369-75. PMID: 23644570; PMCID: PMC3711657.
  24. Ghazani AA, McDermott S, Pectasides M, Sebas M, Mino-Kenudson M, Lee H, Weissleder R, Castro CM. Comparison of select cancer biomarkers in human circulating and bulk tumor cells using magnetic nanoparticles and a miniaturized micro-NMR system. Nanomedicine. 2013 Oct; 9(7):1009-17. PMID: 23570873; PMCID: PMC4330975.
  25. Issadore D, Chung J, Shao H, Liong M, Ghazani AA, Castro CM, Weissleder R, Lee H. Ultrasensitive clinical enumeration of rare cells ex vivo using a micro-hall detector. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jul 04; 4(141):141ra92. PMID: 22764208; PMCID: PMC3603277.
  26. Ghazani AA, Castro CM, Gorbatov R, Lee H, Weissleder R. Sensitive and direct detection of circulating tumor cells by multimarker µ-nuclear magnetic resonance. Neoplasia. 2012 May; 14(5):388-95. PMID: 22745585; PMCID: PMC3384426.
  27. Peterson VM, Castro CM, Lee H, Weissleder R. Orthogonal amplification of nanoparticles for improved diagnostic sensing. ACS Nano. 2012 Apr 24; 6(4):3506-13. PMID: 22424443; PMCID: PMC3337350.
  28. Weissleder R, Castro C. Interview: Nanomedicine in oncology: miniaturized means to an enormous end. Interviewed by Cara Sutton. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2011 Nov; 6(9):1495-8. PMID: 22077461.
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  29. Haun JB, Castro CM, Wang R, Peterson VM, Marinelli BS, Lee H, Weissleder R. Micro-NMR for rapid molecular analysis of human tumor samples. Sci Transl Med. 2011 Feb 23; 3(71):71ra16. PMID: 21346169; PMCID: PMC3086073.
  30. Perez DL, Diamond EL, Castro CM, Diaz A, Buonanno F, Nogueira RG, Sheth K. Factor XIII deficiency related recurrent spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: a case and literature review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Feb; 113(2):142-5. PMID: 20950938.
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  31. Penson RT, Castro CM, Seiden MV, Chabner BA, Lynch TJ. Complementary, alternative, integrative, or unconventional medicine? Oncologist. 2001; 6(5):463-73. PMID: 11675526.
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  32. Castro CM, Yang Y, Zhang Z, Linnoila RI. Attenuation of pulmonary neuroendocrine differentiation in mice lacking Clara cell secretory protein. Lab Invest. 2000 Oct; 80(10):1533-40. PMID: 11045570.
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