Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

MGUS: Updated

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 02, 2014

8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Speaker & Info

Irina Murakhovskaya, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Irina Murakhovskaya completed a medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, an internal medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center, and a hematology-oncology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center. In 2006, following her fellowship she joined Park Slope Medicine, PC, where she was part of the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and a Director of the Transfusion Committee. In 2008, she joined Medical Oncology Associates of Long Island, and in October 2014, she assumed her current position as Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology) at Einstein/Montefiore.

Dr. Murakhovskaya is experienced in treatment of a wide range of hematologic as well as oncologic conditions. Her special interests are hematologic malignancies and chronic leukemias. She is presently working on projects with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and anemia. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

Objectives - after attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand pathophysiology of MGUS and smoldering myeloma and know their current definition
  2. Assess risk of progression for MGUS and smoldering myeloma
  3. Understand current genetic changes that form the basis of transformation of normal plasma cells into MGUS and smoldering myeloma
  4. Understand current imaging modalities used to assess bone disease in MGUS and myeloma
  5. Have insight into current clinical treatment and prevention directions in high risk MGUS and smoldering myeloma

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Host: Division of Hematology (Department of Medicine)

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