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Contact Information

Lana Castellucci, MD, FRCPC, MSc
613-737-8899
lcastellucci@toh.on.ca

Lana Castellucci

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Medicine
University of Ottawa

Research Interests

Bleeding risk
Venous thrombosis
Anticoagulation reversal strategies

Brief Biography

Dr. Lana Castellucci is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and an Associate Scientist at The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She completed Internal Medicine training at the University of Ottawa, a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Calgary, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Thrombosis with a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa.
Clinical research is focused on hospitalized patients and critically ill patients, particularly in the prevention, diagnosis and management of bleeding and venous thromboembolism.

Selected Publications

Castellucci L, Shaw J, Giulivi A, Edwards C, Carrier M, Patel R. Determining the Safety of Enoxaparin Prophylaxis in Critically Ill Patients with Severe Renal Insufficiency - The PACER Pilot Study. Thromb Res 2016 Jun 2; 144:69-71.

Hogg K, Bahl B, Latrous M, Scaffidi Argentina S, Thompson J, Chatha AA, Castellucci L, Stiell IG. Time trends in intracranial bleeding associated with direct oral anticoagulants: a 5-year cohort study. CMAJ Open. 2015 Dec 4;3(4):E432-7.

Castellucci LA, Shaw J, van der Salm K, Erkens P, Le Gal G, Carrier M. Self-Reported Adherence to Anticoagulation and Its Determinants Using the Morisky Medication Adherence Scale. Thromb Res 2015 Oct; 136(4):727-31.

SOME Investigators (including Castellucci L) Carrier M, Lazo-Langner A, Shivakumar S, Tagalakis V, Zarychanski R, Solymoss S, Routhier N, Douketis J, Danovitch K, Lee AY, Le Gal G, Wells PS, Corsi DJ, Ramsay T, Coyle D, Chagnon I, Kassam Z, Tao H, Rodger M. Screening for Occult Cancer in Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism. New England Journal of Medicine. 2015 Aug 20;373 (8): 697-704.

Castellucci LA, Wells PS, Duffett L. Commentary – Non leg Venous Thrombosis in Critically Ill Adults. JAMA. 2015 Jan 27;313 (4):411-2.

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest


Thrombosis / thromboembolism



Research and clinical approaches


Clinical research; Clinical trials; Cohort studies; Critical care; Systematic reviews; Transfusions