Samir Parekh

Samir Parekh, MBBS

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


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. He is the Director of Translational Research in Myeloma and co-leader of the Cancer Clinical Investigation program at The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also a faculty member of the Icahn Genomics Institute

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.


American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]


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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