Samir Parekh

Samir Parekh, MBBS

  • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
  • PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences

Specialties:

Hematology-Oncology, Cancer (Oncology)

Research Topics:

Computational Biology, Drug Resistance, Epigenetics, Lymphoma, Transcriptional Activation and Repression

Dr. Samir Parekh, MD is Professor (with tenure) of Medicine (Hematology and Medical Oncology) and Oncological Sciences and Director of Translational Research in Myeloma at the Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Parekh's research focuses on the pathogenesis of hematological malignancies and development of individualized, precision-medicine therapies for these malignancies. His lab uses an integrated systems biology approach to study genome-wide methylation, gene expression and DNA sequence variation to understand pathogenesis, develop biomarkers and guide personalized therapy in B cell malignancies, particularly Multiple Myeloma and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Dr. Parekh has served on numerous review and advisory committees. He has successfully secured several federal and foundation grants and has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications.

Certifications

Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus


Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]

Education

MBBS, K J Somaiya Medical College

Residency, Internal Medicine, Cook County Hospital

Fellowship, Hematology-Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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