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CLA 101: An Overview

Manuel Carcao, MD, is a Clinician Investigator and Haematologist in the Division of Haematology/Oncology, and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto. He is Director of the Haemophilia and Bleeding disorders’ program at the Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. Carcao received his medical degree in 1990 and a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology in 2007 from the University of Toronto. He joined the division of Haematology/Oncology as a faculty member in 1999. Dr Carcao was President of the Association of Hemophilia Clinic Directors of Canada (2006-08) and Chair of the Canadian Pediatric Thrombosis & Haemostasis Network (2016-18). He is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters. His research interests include congenital bleeding disorders, genetics, prophylaxis needs, pharmacokinetics and inhibitor development; childhood immune thrombocytopenia; hereditary spherocytosis and medical management of vascular malformations.