Dr. Dinesh Bhurani

MBBS, MD, DM (Hematology), FRCPA (Hematology, Australia)
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Dr. Dinesh Bhurani is a Senior Consultant Hemato-Oncologist in New Delhi. He has been working as Chief of Hemat-Oncology Services from 2007 at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi. He is also Chief of Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the same institution. He has performed over 250 stem cell transplants thus far in his medical career.

Dr. Bhurani completed his DM (Hematology) from CMC Vellore and also obtained the title of Fellow of the Royal College of... [+]

Research
Thesis: Clinical profile of Myelodysplastic Syndrome in India.
Primary Supervisor for the following thesis topics:
 - To study the efficacy and tolerability of chemotherapy MPL regime in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients who are not candidates for autologous transplantation.
- To study the clinic-epidemiological profile of chronic myeloid leukemia patients and response to Imatinib at tertiary cancer care centre of northern India.
- Clinical profile of Myelodysplastic Syndrome in India.
Primary Investigator for clinical trials for various hematological malignancies:
- Lymphoma: Two Phase II trials.
- Myeloma: One Phase III trial.  
- CLL: One Phase II and III trial.
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Publications
Article
Folinic acid administration following MTX as prophylaxis for GVHD in allogeneic HSCT centres in Australia and New Zealand. Bhurani D, Schifter M, Kerridge I. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2008 Oct; 42(8):547-50. PMID: 18622418.

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Article
The sensitivity of CD138 immunostaining of bone marrow trephine specimens for quantifying marrow involvement in MGUS and myeloma, including samples with a low percentage of plasma cells. Ng AP, Wei A, Bhurani D, Chapple P, Feleppa F, Juneja S. Haematologica. 2006 Jul; 91(7):972-5. PMID:16818287.

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Article
Successful surgical hemostasis in patients with von Willebrand disease following infusion of KoateDVI. Srivastava A, Mathews V, Bhurani D, Baidya S, Chandy M. Thromb Haemost. 2002 Mar; 87(3):541-3. PMID:11916092.

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training
MBBS: Jiwaji University Gwalior. 1987-1993.
MD: Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. 1994-1997.
DM (Hematology): Christian Medical College & Hospital Vellore. Mar 1999 to Feb 2001.
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