Luis M Isola, MD
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
- PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- Cancer (Oncology)
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
As leader of the Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) service at Mount Sinai, Dr. Isola promotes clinical and translational research on bone marrow transplantation. He has developed several protocols including non-ablative conditioning for allogeneic transplantation, the use of immunomagnetic technology for stem cell selection in haplo-mismatched transplantation and a combination of these two approaches for unrelated transplantation in older adults.
Under his leadership the Mount Sinai BMT service performed the first mismatched transplantation using non-ablative conditioning. It is also one of only a few in the country with a FDA-approved protocol for haplo-mismatched transplantation. This is particularly important for minority populations as it is exceedingly difficult to find matched unrelated donors for patients from minorities.
Also under his leadership, Mount Sinai was one of the first centers in the country to offer volunteer, unrelated peripheral blood stem cell collections for allotransplantation under the auspices of the National Marrow Donor Program. Dr. Isola has also been at the forefront in developing computerized systems for data management, capabilities that are crucial for maintaining accreditation by many organizations.
American Board of Internal Medicine
- AL Amyloidosis
- Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Adult Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Bone Marrow Transplantation
- Bone Marrow Transplantation, Allogeneic
- Bone Marrow Transplantation, Autologous
- Hematologic Malignancies
- Hodgkin's Disease
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Multiple Myeloma
- Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Cancer, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Stem Cells, Transplantation
MD, University of Buenos Aires
Residency, Internal Medicine
Center for Medical Education
Mount Sinai Hospital
Stratton Foundation Award for Hematology Research
American Society of Hematology Scholar Award
American Society of Hematology
Research Award, 3rd. Annual Research Day of the Department of Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical School
Pan American Health Office Fellowship Award
Pan American Health Organization, W.H.O.
Price & Waterhouse House Staff Award
Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Medical Education and Clinical Research
Honour Diploma (Summa cum Laude)
University of Buenos Aires Medical School
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Dr. Isola has not yet completed reporting of Industry relationships.
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