Amrita Krishnan, MD, trained at Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, before completing an internal medicine residency at Strong Memorial Hospital, New York, NY. She completed fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Since 1996, Dr Krishnan has been part of the City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, where she currently serves as Director of the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research and Professor within the Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Speaking on advancing treatment options in myeloma
As a top multiple myeloma specialist, Dr Krishnan conducts groundbreaking research in the myeloma field, as well as working as a clinician. Her research is focused on developing treatment options in myeloma, as well as stem cell transplantation. Her work was instrumental in the introduction of transplantation for lymphoma patients with HIV.