Prakash Satwani, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatrics at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY. Dr Satwani obtained his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, India, in 1996. He then moved to the US to complete his residency in pediatrics at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York, NY, in 2001, followed by his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, and the New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY in 2002 and 2005, respectively.
Speaking on hematopoietic cell transplantation and pediatric malignancies
Dr Satwani’s research interest primarily lies in bone marrow transplantation. He has been extensively involved in studies assessing the feasibility and safety of autologous stem cell transplantation and reduced intensity allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in pediatric patients with recurrent/refractory lymphoma. More recently, Dr Satwani has been involved in a Phase III prospective study of remestemcel-L for the treatment of acute graft-versus-host disease in pediatric patients.