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Samir Parekh, MBBS

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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
    • PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
    • Specialties
    • Cancer (Oncology)
    • Hematology-Oncology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Phone
    • Ruttenberg Treatment Center 212-241-7873
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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

Research Topics

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

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

Language

English