Nikhil C. Munshi MD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
72 E. Concord Street
Hematology & Medical Oncology
Dr. Nikhil Munshi received his medical degree from Maharaja Sayajirao University, followed by an internship and residency in internal medicine at Shri Sayaji General Hospital and Maharaja University in India. He then completed an oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Ocology Center, and an hematology/oncology fellowhip at Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Munshi is currently professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, as well as an attending physician at VA Boston Healthcare System and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
A diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Munshi is also on the Board of Directors of the International Myeloma Society. He is a member of numerous professional associations including the Indian Medical Association, Physician’s Association of India, Indian Association of Clinical Oncology, American Medical Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Hematology, among others. In addition, he is on the editorial board of Clinical Lymphoma and Myeloma and Personalized Medicine in Oncology and is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous professional journals.
Dr. Munshi’s current laboratory research and clinical activities specialize in plasma cell disorders with a focus on understanding oncogenomic changes in myeloma and developing a translational research programs in myeloma. He has also established a Myeloma Initiative at Veterans Administration Hospitals, a comprehensive program bringing together, for the first time, all major VA hospitals across the country to focus on cutting-edge joint clinical studies.
MD, Maharaja Sayajirao University, 1984
MBBS, Maharaja Sayajirao University, 1984
Song Y, Du T, Ray A, Chauhan K, Samur M, Munshi N, Chauhan D, Anderson KC. Identification of novel anti-tumor therapeutic target via proteomic characterization of ubiquitin receptor ADRM1/Rpn13. Blood Cancer J. 2021 Jan 13; 11(1):13. PMID: 33441535.Published on 12/24/2020
Chari A, Samur MK, Martinez-Lopez J, Cook G, Biran N, Yong K, Hungria V, Engelhardt M, Gay F, García Feria A, Oliva S, Oostvogels R, Gozzetti A, Rosenbaum C, Kumar S, Stadtmauer EA, Einsele H, Beksac M, Weisel K, Anderson KC, Mateos MV, Moreau P, San-Miguel J, Munshi NC, Avet-Loiseau H. Clinical features associated with COVID-19 outcome in multiple myeloma: first results from the International Myeloma Society data set. Blood. 2020 12 24; 136(26):3033-3040. PMID: 33367546.Published on 12/8/2020
Munshi NC, Avet-Loiseau H, Anderson KC, Neri P, Paiva B, Samur M, Dimopoulos M, Kulakova M, Lam A, Hashim M, He J, Heeg B, Ukropec J, Vermeulen J, Cote S, Bahlis N. A large meta-analysis establishes the role of MRD negativity in long-term survival outcomes in patients with multiple myeloma. Blood Adv. 2020 Dec 08; 4(23):5988-5999. PMID: 33284948.Published on 12/7/2020
Hu Y, Yang C, Amorim T, Maqbool M, Lin J, Li C, Fang C, Xue L, Kwart A, Fang H, Yin M, Janocha AJ, Tsuchimoto D, Nakabeppu Y, Jiang X, Mejia-Garcia A, Anwer F, Khouri J, Qi X, Zheng QY, Yu JS, Yan S, LaFramboise T, Anderson KC, Herlitz LC, Munshi NC, Lin J, Zhao J. Cisplatin-mediated upregulation of APE2 binding to MYH9 provokes mitochondrial fragmentation and acute kidney injury. Cancer Res. 2020 Dec 07. PMID: 33288657.Published on 11/6/2020
Chari A, Samur MK, Martinez-Lopez J, Cook G, Biran N, Yong KL, Hungria VTM, Engelhardt M, Gay F, Garcia-Feria A, Oliva S, Oostvogels R, Gozzetti A, Rosenbaum CA, Kumar SK, Stadtmauer E, Einsele H, Beksac M, Weisel KC, Anderson KC, Mateos MV, Moreau P, San Miguel J, Munshi NC, Avet-Loiseau H. Clinical Features Associated with COVID-19 Outcome in MM: First Results from International Myeloma Society Dataset. Blood. 2020 Nov 06. PMID: 33156904.Published on 11/2/2020
Yu T, Chaganty B, Lin L, Xing L, Ramakrishnan B, Wen K, Hsieh PA, Wollacott A, Viswanathan K, Adari H, Cho SF, Li Y, Chen H, Yang W, Xu Y, An G, Qiu L, Munshi N, Babcock G, Shriver Z, Myette JR, Anderson KC, Tai YT. VIS832, a novel CD138-targeting monoclonal antibody, potently induces killing of human multiple myeloma and further synergizes with IMiDs or bortezomib in vitro and in vivo. Blood Cancer J. 2020 11 02; 10(11):110. PMID: 33149123.Published on 10/8/2020
Fillmore NR, La J, Szalat RE, Tuck DP, Nguyen V, Yildirim C, Do NV, Brophy MT, Munshi NC. Prevalence and outcome of COVID-19 infection in cancer patients: a national Veterans Affairs study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Oct 08. PMID: 33031532.Published on 9/15/2020
Rustad EH, Yellapantula VD, Glodzik D, Maclachlan KH, Diamond B, Boyle EM, Ashby C, Blaney P, Gundem G, Hultcrantz M, Leongamornlert D, Angelopoulos N, Agnelli L, Auclair D, Zhang Y, Dogan A, Bolli N, Papaemmanuil E, Anderson KC, Moreau P, Avet-Loiseau H, Munshi NC, Keats JJ, Campbell PJ, Morgan GJ, Landgren O, Maura F. Revealing the impact of structural variants in multiple myeloma. Blood Cancer Discov. 2020 Nov; 1(3):258-273. PMID: 33392515.Published on 9/8/2020
Cho SF, Lin L, Xing L, Li Y, Wen K, Yu T, Hsieh PA, Munshi N, Wahl J, Matthes K, Friedrich M, Arvedson T, Anderson KC, Tai YT. The immunomodulatory drugs lenalidomide and pomalidomide enhance the potency of AMG 701 in multiple myeloma preclinical models. Blood Adv. 2020 Sep 08; 4(17):4195-4207. PMID: 32898244.Published on 9/5/2020
Corre J, Munshi NC, Avet-Loiseau H. Risk factors in MM: is it time for a revision? Blood. 2020 Sep 05. PMID: 33024991.