Oliver Van Oekelen

Oliver Van Oekelen

About Me

Oliver Van Oekelen holds a MD from the University of Leuven in Belgium and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed two years of Internal Medicine residency in Belgium before undertaking his PhD studies and is now doing a residency in Internal Medicine at Icahn Mount Sinai.

Dr. Van Oekelen has a broad interest in transitional biomedical research in immunology and oncology with a focus on bioinformatics and medical informatics approaches. In the laboratory of Samir Parekh, MBBS, he is conducting research on multiple myeloma, investigating the role of the bone marrow microenvironment on disease development, progression, and relapse. He is using next generation sequencing at the single-cell level and mass cytometry to decipher the crosstalk between various cell types in the bone marrow microenvironment.

Dr. Van Oekelen was selected by the American Society of Hematology to receive a 2024 Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists (HONORS) Award.

POST GRAD YEAR 2 | Housestaff
Research Topics

Bioinformatics, Biomedical Sciences, Cancer, Genomics, Immunology

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