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Dr. Amit Verma is Director of the MDS Program, Division of Hemato-Oncology in the Department of Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. He earned his medical degree at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India and finished his postgraduate internal medicine training at the University of Illinois. In addition to clinical duties, Dr. Verma conducts laboratory research exploring the stem cell alterations, epigenomic changes and signaling abnormalities in the pathogenesis of MDS.
He is a scholar of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), and his research is funded by the NIH, Department of Defense, American Cancer Society and various private foundations. He sees MDS patients in a dedicated clinic and also has had multiple open clinical trials for patients that have failed standard treatments.