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Nina Shah


Multiple myeloma researcher and hematology events planner

Dr. Nina Shah is a specialist in blood diseases who focuses on treating multiple myeloma, a type of cancer affecting certain cells in the bone marrow. Her areas of professional interest include the intersection of immunology and oncology as well as helping patients fight multiple myeloma by boosting their immune systems.

Shah earned a bachelor's degree in cognitive neuroscience at Harvard University, followed by a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Columbia University and a fellowship in hematology-oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Shah belongs to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy. She speaks Bengali and Spanish.

  • Education

    New York University School of Medicine, MD, 2002

  • Residencies

    Columbia University, Internal Medicine, 2005

  • Fellowships

    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Hematology-Oncology, 2010

  • Board Certifications

    Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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  • Languages




My goal is to see every encounter from the patient's perspective. By imagining how others feel, I hope to treat the person, not just the patient.

Where I see patients (1)

    Decorative Caduceus

    P-BCMA-ALLO1 Allogeneic CAR-T Cells in the Treatment of Subjects With Multiple Myeloma

    Rate of dose limiting toxicities (DLT)