University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nina Shah, MD

Nina Shah, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Hematopoietic Malignancies | Cancer Immunology

Education

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, BA, 6/1998, Psychology & Biology (Cognitive Neuroscience)
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, MD, 5/2002, Doctorate of Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, Residency, 6/2005, Internal Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, 6/2007, Immunology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Hematology Oncology, 7/2010, Hematology/Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 2017-present
    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 2016-2017
    Associate Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • 2010-2016
    Assistant Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • 2014-2016
    Center Medical Director, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Honors & Awards

  • 2001
    Alfred B. Kornblut Medical Scholarship, New York University School of Medicine
  • 2002
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, New York University School of Medicine
  • 2002
    Augusta Landes Packer Award, New York University School of Medicine
  • 2002
    New York University School of Medicine Alumni Award, New York University School of Medicine
  • 2005-2007
    Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Grant, Columbia University
  • 2008
    American Association for Cancer Research/American Society of Clinical Oncology Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop, U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2008
    Clifton D. Howe Award for Clinical Excellence, U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2008-2012
    Paul Calabresi Clinical Oncology Award Program, Columbia University
  • 2009
    American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute, U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2009
    Lyndon B. Johnson Medical Oncology Service Fellow of the Year, U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2009
    The Janice Davis Singletary Fellowship for Lymphoma Research, U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Selected Publications

  1. Shah N, Callander N, Ganguly S, Gul Z, Hamadani M, Costa L, Sengsayadeth S, Abidi M, Hari P, Mohty M, Chen YB, Koreth J, Landau H, Lazarus H, Leather H, Majhail N, Nath R, Osman K, Perales MA, Schriber J, Shaughnessy P, Vesole D, Vij R, Wingard J, Giralt S, Savani BN. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma: Guidelines from the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jul;21(7):1155-1166
  2. Shah N, Boelens JJ. Umbilical cord blood: advances and opportunities. Cytotherapy 17(6):693-4, 6/2015. PMID: 25946725.
  3. Shah N, Shi Q, Williams LA, Mendoza TR, Wang XS, Reuben JM, Dougherty PM, Bashir Q, Qazilbash MH, Champlin RE, Cleeland CS, Giralt SA. Higher Stem Cell Dose Infusion after Intensive Chemotherapy Does Not Improve Symptom Burden in Older Patients with Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. e-Pub 8/2015. PMID: 26253006.
  4. Wang XS, Shi Q, Williams LA, Shah ND, Mendoza TR, Cohen EN, Reuben JM, Cleeland CS, Orlowski RZ. Longitudinal analysis of patient-reported symptoms post-autologous stem cell transplant and their relationship to inflammation in patients with multiple myeloma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 May;56(5):1335-41. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2014.956313. Epub 2014 Nov 20.
  5. Popat U, Mehta RS, Rezvani K, Fox P, Kondo K, Marin D, McNiece I, Oran B, Hosing C, Olson A, Parmar S, Shah N, Andreeff M, Kebriaei P, Kaur I, Yvon E, de Lima M, Cooper LJ, Tewari P, Champlin RE, Nieto Y, Andersson BS, Alousi A, Jones RB, Qazilbash MH, Bashir Q, Ciurea S, Ahmed S, Anderlini P, Bosque D, Bollard C, Molldrem JJ, Chen J, Rondon G, Thomas M, Miller L, Wolpe S, Simmons P, Robinson S, Zweidler-McKay PA, Shpall EJ. Enforced fucosylation of cord blood hematopoietic cells accelerates neutrophil and platelet engraftment after transplantation. Blood 125(19):2885-92, 5/2015. e-Pub 3/2015. PMCID: PMC4424412.
  6. Shah N, Thall PF, Fox PS, Bashir Q, Shah JJ, Parmar S, Lin P, Kebriaei P, Nieto Y, Popat UR, Hosing CM, Cornelison A, Shpall EJ, Orlowski RZ, Champlin RE, Qazilbash MH. Phase I/II trial of lenalidomide and high-dose melphalan with autologous stem cell transplantation for relapsed myeloma. Leukemia. 2015 Feb 27. doi: 10.1038/leu.2015.54. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Munoz J*, Shah N*, Rezvani K, Hosing C, Bollard CM, Oran B, Olson A, Popat U, Molldrem J, McNiece IK, Shpall EJ. Concise review: umbilical cord blood transplantation: past, present, and future. Stem Cells Transl Med 3(12):1435-43, 12/2014. e-Pub 11/2014. PMCID: PMC4250219.
  8. Parmar S, Liu X, Najjar A, Shah N, Yang H, Yvon E, Rezvani K, McNiece I, Zweidler-McKay P, Miller L, Wolpe S, Blazar BR, Shpall EJ. Ex vivo fucosylation of 3rd party human regulatory T cells enhances anti-graft versus host disease potency in vivo. Blood 125(9):1502-6, 2/2015. e-Pub 11/2014. PMCID: PMC4342362.
  9. Kosturakis AK, He Z, Li Y, Boyette-Davis JA, Shah N, Thomas SK, Zhang H, Vichaya EG, Wang XS, Wendelschafer-Crabb G, Kennedy WR, Simone DA, Cleeland CS, Dougherty PM. Subclinical peripheral neuropathy in patients with multiple myeloma before chemotherapy is correlated with decreased fingertip innervation density. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct 1;32(28):3156-62. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.54.5418. Epub 2014 Aug 25.
  10. Wang XS, Shi Q, Shah ND, Heijnen CJ, Cohen EN, Reuben JM, Orlowski RZ, Qazilbash MH, Johnson VE, Williams LA, Mendoza TR, Cleeland CS. Inflammatory markers and development of symptom burden in patients with multiple myeloma during autologous stem cell transplantation. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Mar 1;20(5):1366-74. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-13-2442. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
  11. Shah N, Ahmed F, Bashir Q, Qureshi S, Dinh Y, Rondon G, Wen S, Thall P, Khan H, Giralt S, Champlin R, Qazilbash MH. Durable remission with salvage second autotransplants in patients with multiple myeloma. Cancer. 2012 Jul 15;118(14):3549-55.

  12. Bashir Q, Shah N, Parmar S, Wei W, Rondon G, Weber DM, Wang M, Orlowski RZ, Thomas SK, Shah J, Qureshi SR, Dinh YT, Popat U, Anderlini P, Hosing C, Giralt S, Champlin RE, Qazilbash MH. Feasibility of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant in patients aged ≥70 years with multiplemyeloma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Jan;53(1):118-22. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2011.606942. Epub 2011 Aug 24.