Samir Parekh
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Samir Parekh, MBBS

Hematology-Oncology, Cancer (Oncology)

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About Me

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.

Language
English
Position
PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
Research Topics

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

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Development Regeneration and Stem Cells [DRS], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]