Diana Castro, MD

Title: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Organization: University of Texas Southwestern

Bio: Since completing training in pediatric neuromuscular medicine, Dr. Castro has conducted multiple clinical research trials, as principal investigator in Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), and Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). The pediatric neuromuscular research group at Children’s Health is very active, currently running over 18 clinical trials, including natural history and treatment-related studies. Dr. Castro is the director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Division.

Conectando familias con la investigacion

El enfoque del seminario web de hoy es ayudar a educar y conectar a las familias con el panorama de los ensayos clínicos.

Amaris Sánchez-Larragoity, PsyD

Psicóloga licenciada

Diana Castro, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

University of Texas Southwestern

Pillars of the Early Journey

This session is intended for families/caregivers of children and adolescents with Duchenne. It covers four pillars of the early Duchenne journey: Multidisciplinary Care, Steroids, Nutrition, and Involvement in Clinical Trials, and is followed by a discussion/Q&A session.

Barry Byrne, MD, PhD

Professor and Associate Chair

University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics

Diana Castro, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

University of Texas Southwestern

Kindann Fawcett, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The Family’s Role in Research Panel

A deep dive into the world of clinical and academic research, including input from multiple stakeholders, with the family at the center of it all.

Matthew Alexander, PhD

Assistant Professor in Pediatric Neurology and Genetics

Children’s of Alabama | University of Alabama at Birmingham

Diana Castro, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

University of Texas Southwestern

Tiffany Cook, MS, CCC-SLP

Senior Director

CureDuchenne Cares

Joanna Kemp, BSN, RN

Senior Director of Clinical Operations | Director, CureDuchenne Link

CureDuchenne

Lauren Morgenroth, MS, CGC

Chief Operating Officer

TRiNDS

Clint & Leslie Porter

CureDuchenne Champion Family