Marcia C.de Castro
Primary Faculty

Marcia C.de Castro

Andelot Professor of Demography

Global Health and Population

mcastro@hsph.harvard.edu

Other Positions

Chair, Department of Global Health and Population

Global Health and Population

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Bibliography

Malaria Resilience in South America: Epidemiology, Vector Biology, and Immunology Insights from the Amazonian International Center of Excellence in Malaria Research Network in Peru and Brazil.

Torres K, Ferreira MU, Castro MC, Escalante AA, Conn JE, Villasis E, da Silva Araujo M, Almeida G, Rodrigues PT, Corder RM, Fernandes ARJ, Calil PR, Ladeia WA, Garcia-Castillo SS, Gomez J, do Valle Antonelli LR, Gazzinelli RT, Golenbock DT, Llanos-Cuentas A, Gamboa D, Vinetz JM.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2022 10 11. 107(4_Suppl):168-181. PMID: 36228921

SARS-CoV-2 antibody dynamics in blood donors and COVID-19 epidemiology in eight Brazilian state capitals: A serial cross-sectional study.

Prete CA, Buss LF, Whittaker C, Salomon T, Oikawa MK, Pereira RHM, Moura ICG, Delerino L, Barral-Netto M, Tavares NM, Franca RFO, Boaventura VS, Miyajima F, Mendrone-Junior A, de Almeida-Neto C, Salles NA, Ferreira SC, Fladzinski KA, de Souza LM, Schier LK, Inoue PM, Xabregas LA, Crispim MAE, Fraiji N, Araujo FLV, Carlos LMB, Pessoa V, Ribeiro MA, de Souza RE, da Silva SMN, Cavalcante AF, Valença MIB, da Silva MV, Lopes E, Filho LA, Mateos SOG, Nunes GT, Silva-Junior AL, Busch MP, Castro MC, Dye C, Ratmann O, Faria NR, Nascimento VH, Sabino EC.

Elife. 2022 09 22. 11. PMID: 36135358

Predicting SARS-CoV-2 Variant Spread in a Completely Seropositive Population Using Semi-Quantitative Antibody Measurements in Blood Donors.

Buss L, Prete CA, Whittaker C, Salomon T, Oikawa MK, Pereira RHM, Moura ICG, Delerino L, Franca RFO, Miyajima F, Mendrone A, Almeida-Neto C, Salles NA, Ferreira SC, Fladzinski KA, de Souza LM, Schier LK, Inoue PM, Xabregas LA, Crispim MAE, Fraiji N, Carlos LMB, Pessoa V, Ribeiro MA, de Souza RE, Cavalcante AF, Valença MIB, da Silva MV, Lopes E, Filho LA, Mateos SOG, Nunes GT, Schlesinger D, da Silva SMN, Silva-Junior AL, Castro MC, Nascimento VH, Dye C, Busch MP, Faria NR, Sabino EC.

Vaccines (Basel). 2022 Aug 31. 10(9). PMID: 36146515


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Early efforts to vaccinate elderly people in Brazil against COVID-19 appear to be preventing deaths, according to new research. The study, co-authored by Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography and chair of the Department of Global Health and…