Multiple Myeloma and Effects on Bone
Multiple Myeloma and Associated Bone Disease
Speakers: Noopur Raje, MD
Duration: 20 minutes
Presented on: December 6, 2017
*This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Noopur Raje, MD
Noopur Raje, MDDr. Noopur Raje is a physician scientist with a focus on the development of innovative therapies for multiple myeloma. As Director of the Center for Multiple Myeloma at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center, Dr. Raje leads a dedicated clinical team engaged in investigator-initiated, multicenter national and international clinical trials, all aimed at developing new promising therapies for this disease. She also leads translational efforts at MGH with her laboratory’s efforts focused on identifying cellular signaling pathways that contribute to the survival and proliferation of myeloma cells in the bone environment, and whose targeting may result in improved therapeutic outcomes. Dr. Raje received her medical degree from B.J. Medical College, Pune University in India, trained in Internal Medicine at MGH and subsequently completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology in the joint Mass General-Brigham & Women’s-Dana-Farber program. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Rita M. Kelley Chair in Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Multiple Myeloma Senior Research Award, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Clinical Scholar Award and the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award.