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Carla Casulo, M.D.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Hematologic Oncology Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 273-3258

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1042

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Biography

Carla Casulo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was awarded her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She later completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Casulo was a fellow in hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Casulo was honored as recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Bracket Housestaff Teaching Award at Yale University School of Medicine, the Mortimer Latcher Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Foundation, the NIH John Calabresi Career Development Award, and an American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award. She has presented her work in lymphoma at both national and international levels and is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Casulo's research experience and areas of interest include newly diagnosed and relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma ,and peripheral T cell lymphoma. In addition to being board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, she is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Professional Background

Carla Casulo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was awarded her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She later completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Casulo was a fellow in hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Casulo was honored as recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Bracket Housestaff Teaching Award at Yale University School of Medicine, the Mortimer Latcher Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Foundation, the NIH John Calabresi Career Development Award, and an American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award. She has presented her work in lymphoma at both national and international levels and is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Casulo's research experience and areas of interest include newly diagnosed and relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma ,and peripheral T cell lymphoma. In addition to being board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, she is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Research

Carla Casulo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was awarded her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She later completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Casulo was a fellow in hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Casulo was honored as recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Bracket Housestaff Teaching Award at Yale University School of Medicine, the Mortimer Latcher Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Foundation, the NIH John Calabresi Career Development Award, and an American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award. She has presented her work in lymphoma at both national and international levels and is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Casulo's research experience and areas of interest include newly diagnosed and relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma ,and peripheral T cell lymphoma. In addition to being board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, she is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1993-1998
B.A. | Hunter College, City University of New York

2004
M.D. | State University of New York, Downstate
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2012
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Hematology and Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Awards

2016
Hematology/Oncology Training Program Teacher of the Year Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Wilmot Cancer Institute

2016
ICARE Patient Centered Bronze Star Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital

2016
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Award

2015
Lymphoma Research Foundation Clinical Research Mentoring Program Recipient

2013 - 2014
SPORE Career Development Award in Lymphoma Research
Sponsor: National Institute of Health

2011
Abstract Achievement Award
Sponsor: American Society of Hematology

2010 - 2012
Career Development Award (K12 Grant)
Sponsor: John Calabresi

2009 - 2010
Latcher Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Lymphoma Foundation

2009
Competively Selected
Sponsor: AAMC Minority Career Development Conference

2008
John W Bracket House Staff Teaching Award
Sponsor: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, CT

2005
Intern of the Year
Sponsor: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, CT

1999
Golden Key National Honor Society

1999
Thomas Hunter Honors Program
Location: New York, NY

1999
Cum Laude
Sponsor: Hunter College
Location: New York, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/2015
Mary Pulvino, Luojing Chen, David Oleksyn, Jing Li, George Compitello, Randy Rossi, Stephen Spence, Vijaya Balakrishnan, Craig Jordan, Brian Poligone, Carla Carla, Richard Burack, Joel Shapiro, Steven Bernstein, Jonathan Friedberg, Raymond Deshaies, Hartmut Land, and Jiyong Zhao. "Inhibition of COP9-signalosome (CSN) deneddylating activity and tumor growth of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas by doxycycline. Oncotarget, in press May 2015." 2015; .

5/2015
Casulo, C, Friedberg JF. "Treatment of Burkitt Lymphoma in Adults. Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports, in press May 2015." 2015; .

2015
Casulo, C, Byrtek M, Dawson K, Zhou X, Farber C, Flowers C, Hainsworth J, Maurer M, Cerhn J, Link B, Zelenetz A, Friedberg J. Early. "Relapse of Follicular Lymphoma After R-CHOP Defines Patients at High Risk for Death: An Analysis from the National LymphoCare Study. Blood, November 15, 2015." 2015; .

Books & Chapters

2014
Chapter Title: Lymphoma, Non Hodgkin
Book Title: Hematology-Oncology Therapy
Author List: Schafer-Cutillo J, Casulo C, Friedberg J, Fisher R
Published By: McGraw-Hill2014

2013
Chapter Title: The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas
Book Title: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer Drug Discovery and Development
Author List: Goldberg JD, Casulo C, Horwitz SM
Published By: Springer2013

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