Gowthami Morey Arepally, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology
Campus mail Duke Box 3486, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-3696
Email address arepa001@mc.duke.edu

Gowthami M. Arepally, M.D. is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology at Duke University Medical Center and the Medical Director of Therapeutic Apheresis at Duke.  Her clinical interests are in immune thrombocytopenias, thrombotic disorders, and applications of therapeutic apheresis for immunologic disorders.    Dr. Arepally’s long-standing research program investigates immunoregulatory mechanisms in HIT.  Current laboratory efforts focus on the role of complement activation in the immune pathogenesis of HIT, investigations of protamine/heparin antibodies and development of murine models for studies of the HIT immune response.  Clinical projects include applications of therapeutic apheresis, including development of a multi-site network for investigations of thrombotic microangiopathy, studies of therapeutic plasma exchange for HIT and solid organ transplantation. 

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1993 - 1997
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, Emory University, 1992 - 1993
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Emory University, 1989 - 1992
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1989

Publications

Metjian, A, Tanhehco, Y, Pham, HP, Aqui, NA, Bhoj, V, Onwuemene, O, Marques, M, and Arepally, GM. "The Thrombotic Microangiopathy Registry of North America." December 3, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Fountain, E, and Arepally, GM. "Thrombocytopenia in Hospitalized Non-ICU Patients." December 3, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Lee, GM, Joglekar, M, Khandelwal, S, Qi, R, Rauova, L, and Arepally, GM. "Characterization of Human and Murine Anti-Protamine/Heparin Antibodies." December 3, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Cai, Z, Yarovoi, SV, Zhu, Z, Rauova, L, Hayes, V, Lebedeva, T, Liu, Q, Poncz, M, Arepally, G, Cines, DB, and Greene, MI. "Atomic description of the immune complex involved in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia." Nature communications 6 (September 22, 2015): 8277-.

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Joglekar, M, Khandelwal, S, Cines, DB, Poncz, M, Rauova, L, and Arepally, GM. "Heparin enhances uptake of platelet factor 4/heparin complexes by monocytes and macrophages." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH 13, no. 8 (August 2015): 1416-1427.

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25960020
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Arepally, GM, and Ortel, TL. "Changing practice of anticoagulation: will target-specific anticoagulants replace warfarin?." Annual review of medicine 66 (January 2015): 241-253. (Review)

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25587651
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Cai, Z, Yarovoi, SV, Zhu, Z, Rauova, L, Lebedeva, T, Poncz, M, Arepally, GM, Cines, DB, and Greene, MI. "Atomic Level Description of the Immune Complex That Causes Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)." December 6, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

Pishko, AM, and Arepally, GM. "Predicting the Temporal Course of Laboratory Abnormality Resolution in Patients with Thrombotic Microangiopathy." December 6, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

Lee, GM, Joglekar, MV, Qi, R, and Arepally, GM. "Biologic Activities of Protamine/Heparin Antibodies." December 6, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

Joglekar, MV, Khandelwal, S, Poncz, M, Rauova, L, and Arepally, GM. "Understanding the Underlying Immune Response in HIT: Uptake of PF4/Heparin Complexes By Monocytes & Dendritic Cells." December 6, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

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