Department of Medicine
Mariam Nawas specializes in hematology and oncology with a primary focus on bone marrow transplantation (hematopoietic cell transplantation) for patients suffering from leukemias and other bone marrow cancers and disorders. She is also an expert in treating acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, aplastic anemia, and clonal cytopenias. She directs the Transplant Optimization Program, which is focused on the care of older patients under consideration for transplantation and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. She is particularly interested in improving outcomes of transplantation and cellular therapy in older patients.
Her work has been published in Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation.
Nawas received her MD from the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at UCSF School of Medicine, and a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.