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Saad Usmani

Saad Usmani

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Academic History

Saad Usmani MD, MBBS, MBA, FACP, received his medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore, widely regarded as the top medical institution in Pakistan. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Sinai-Grace Hospital/Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT. In 2020, Prof. Usmani completed a Masters of Business Administration at UNC Kenan-Flager Business School in Chapel Hill, NC.

Prof. Usmani is Chief of the Myeloma service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and is also a member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the International Myeloma Working Group. He is on the editorial review board of numerous medical journals and has authored/co-authored more than 130 peer-reviewed research manuscripts and 190 abstracts at national and international meetings.

Speaking on imaging and biomarkers in multiple myeloma

Prof. Usmani is a specialist in hematology, medical oncology and bone marrow transplantation. His clinical and translational research has been focused on plasma cell disorders, specifically high-risk multiple myeloma. Prof. Usmani is interested specifically in the prognostic role of multiple myeloma imaging and identifying mechanisms and biomarkers of resistance to novel agents in high-risk multiple myeloma.