Manali Kamdar, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Hematology

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Medical School:
  • MD, KJ Somaiya Medical College (2005)
Residency:
  • Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University Program, Internal Medicine
Fellowships:
  • Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University Program, Hematology and Oncology
  • Stanford University Program, Hematology and Oncology
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Hematology

Professional Titles

  • Clinical Director of Lymphoma Services

Recognition & Awards

  • Presenter of the year; Trainee category, East Carolina University (2011)
  • Senior Resident of the year in Medicine, East Carolina University (2010)
  • Senior Resident of the year in Cardiology, East Carolina University (2010)
  • Senior Resident of the year in Ambulatory Medicine, East Carolina University (2010)
  • Medicine Intern of the year, East Carolina University (2008)
  • Hematology Oncology Intern of the year, East Carolina University (2008)
  • Gold Medal State Award in Pediatrics, Mumbai University (2004)

Publications

  • Wierda WG, Byrd JC, Abramson JS, Bilgrami SF, Bociek G, Brander D, Brown J, Chanan-Khan AA, Chavez JC, Coutre SE, Davis RS, Fletcher CD, Hill B, Kahl BS, Kamdar M, Kaplan LD, Khan N, Kipps TJ, Lim MS, Ma S, Malek S, Mato A, Mosse C, Shadman M, Siddiqi T, Stephens D, Sundaram S, Wagner N, Dwyer M, Sundar H. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma, Version 4.2020, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Feb;18(2):185-217. PubMed PMID: 32023533
  • Major A, Hammes A, Schmidt MQ, Morgan R, Abbott D, Kamdar M. Evaluating Novel PET-CT Functional Parameters TLG and TMTV in Differentiating Low-grade Versus Grade 3A Follicular Lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2020 Jan;20(1):39-46. PubMed PMID: 31761712
  • Sehn LH, Herrera AF, Flowers CR, Kamdar MK, McMillan A, Hertzberg M, Assouline S, Kim TM, Kim WS, Ozcan M, Hirata J, Penuel E, Paulson JN, Cheng J, Ku G, Matasar MJ. Polatuzumab Vedotin in Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jan 10;38(2):155-165. PubMed PMID: 31693429
  • Major A, Smith DE, Ghosh D, Rabinovitch R, Kamdar M. Risk and subtypes of secondary primary malignancies in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma survivors change over time based on stage at diagnosis. Cancer. 2020 Jan 1;126(1):189-201. PubMed PMID: 31509235
  • Pasquini MC, Hu ZH, Curran K, Laetsch T, Locke F, Rouce R, Pulsipher MA, Phillips CL, Keating A, Frigault MJ, Salzberg D, Jaglowski S, Sasine JP, Rosenthal J, Ghosh M, Landsburg D, Margossian S, Martin PL, Kamdar MK, Hematti P, Nikiforow S, Turtle C, Perales MA, Steinert P, Horowitz MM, Moskop A, Pacaud L, Yi L, Chawla R, Bleickardt E, Grupp S. Real-world evidence of tisagenlecleucel for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2020 Nov 10;4(21):5414-5424. PubMed PMID: 33147337
  • Mato AR, Roeker LE, Lamanna N, Allan JN, Leslie L, Pagel JM, Patel K, Osterborg A, Wojenski D, Kamdar M, Huntington SF, Davids MS, Brown JR, Antic D, Jacobs R, Ahn IE, Pu J, Isaac KM, Barr PM, Ujjani CS, Geyer MB, Berman E, Zelenetz AD, Malakhov N, Furman RR, Koropsak M, Bailey N, Hanson L, Perini GF, Ma S, Ryan CE, Wiestner A, Portell CA, Shadman M, Chong EA, Brander DM, Sundaram S, Seddon AN, Seymour E, Patel M, Martinez-Calle N, Munir T, Walewska R, Broom A, Walter H, El-Sharkawi D, Parry H, Wilson MR, Patten PEM, Hernández-Rivas JÁ, Miras F, Fernández Escalada N, Ghione P, Nabhan C, Lebowitz S, Bhavsar E, López-Jiménez J, Naya D, Garcia-Marco JA, Skånland SS, Cordoba R, Eyre TA. Outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with CLL: a multicenter international experience. Blood. 2020 Sep 3;136(10):1134-1143. PubMed PMID: 32688395
  • Evens AM, Danilov AV, Jagadeesh D, Sperling AL, Kim SH, Vaca RA, Wei C, Rector D, Sundaram S, Reddy N, Lin Y, Farooq U, D'Angelo C, Bond D, Berg S, Churnetski MC, Godara A, Khan N, Choi YK, Sarraf Yazdy M, Rabinovich E, Varma G, Karmali R, Mian A, Savani M, Burkart M, Martin P, Ren A, Chauhan A, Diefenbach CS, Straker-Edwards A, Klein A, Blum K, Boughan K, Smith SE, Haverkos BM, Orellana-Noia VM, Kenkre V, Zayac AS, Ramdial J, Maliske S, Epperla N, Venugopal P, Feldman T, Smith SD, Stadnik A, David KA, Naik S, Lossos IS, Lunning M, Caimi PF, Kamdar M, Palmisiano N, Bachanova V, Portell CA, Phillips T, Olszewski AJ, Alderuccio JP. Burkitt Lymphoma in the Modern Era: Real World Outcomes and Prognostication Across 30 US Cancer Centers. Blood. 2020 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32663292
  • Kamdar M. How disease stage impacts the rate of second primary malignancies in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2020 Mar;18(3):147-149. PubMed PMID: 32609662
  • Sharma P, Purev E, Haverkos B, Pollyea DA, Cherry E, Kamdar M, Mark T, Forsberg P, Sherbenou D, Hammes A, Rabinovitch R, Smith CA, Gutman JA. Adult cord blood transplant results in comparable overall survival and improved GRFS vs matched related transplant. Blood Adv. 2020 May 26;4(10):2227-2235. PubMed PMID: 32442301
  • Amaya ML, Jimeno A, Kamdar M. Polatuzumab vedotin to treat relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, in combination with bendamustine plus rituximab. Drugs Today (Barc). 2020 Apr;56(4):287-294. PubMed PMID: 32309823
  • Sharman JP, Egyed M, Jurczak W, Skarbnik A, Pagel JM, Flinn IW, Kamdar M, Munir T, Walewska R, Corbett G, Fogliatto LM, Herishanu Y, Banerji V, Coutre S, Follows G, Walker P, Karlsson K, Ghia P, Janssens A, Cymbalista F, Woyach JA, Salles G, Wierda WG, Izumi R, Munugalavadla V, Patel P, Wang MH, Wong S, Byrd JC. Acalabrutinib with or without obinutuzumab versus chlorambucil and obinutuzmab for treatment-naive chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (ELEVATE TN): a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2020 Apr 18;395(10232):1278-1291. PubMed PMID: 32305093
  • Wierda WG, Byrd JC, Abramson JS, Bilgrami SF, Bociek G, Brander D, Brown J, Chanan-Khan AA, Chavez JC, Coutre SE, Davis RS, Fletcher CD, Hill B, Kahl BS, Kamdar M, Kaplan LD, Khan N, Kipps TJ, Lim MS, Ma S, Malek S, Mato A, Mosse C, Shadman M, Siddiqi T, Stephens D, Sundaram S, Wagner N, Dwyer M, Sundar H. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma, Version 4.2020, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Feb;18(2):185-217. PubMed PMID: 32023533
  • Major A, Hammes A, Schmidt MQ, Morgan R, Abbott D, Kamdar M. Evaluating Novel PET-CT Functional Parameters TLG and TMTV in Differentiating Low-grade Versus Grade 3A Follicular Lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2020 Jan;20(1):39-46. PubMed PMID: 31761712
  • Sehn LH, Herrera AF, Flowers CR, Kamdar MK, McMillan A, Hertzberg M, Assouline S, Kim TM, Kim WS, Ozcan M, Hirata J, Penuel E, Paulson JN, Cheng J, Ku G, Matasar MJ. Polatuzumab Vedotin in Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jan 10;38(2):155-165. PubMed PMID: 31693429
  • Major A, Smith DE, Ghosh D, Rabinovitch R, Kamdar M. Risk and subtypes of secondary primary malignancies in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma survivors change over time based on stage at diagnosis. Cancer. 2020 Jan 1;126(1):189-201. PubMed PMID: 31509235
  • Kamdar M, Li H, Chen RW, Rimsza LM, Leblanc ML, Fenske TS, Shea TC, Barr PM, Phillips TJ, Leonard JP, Kahl BS, Friedberg JW, Smith SM. Five-year outcomes of the S1106 study of R-hyper-CVAD vs R-bendamustine in transplant-eligible patients with mantle cell lymphoma. Blood Adv. 2019 Oct 22;3(20):3132-3135. PubMed PMID: 31648328
  • Wierda WG, Byrd JC, Abramson JS, Bilgrami SF, Bociek G, Brander D, Brown J, Chanan-Khan AA, Chavez JC, Coutre SE, Davis RS, Fletcher CD, Hill B, Kahl BS, Kamdar M, Kaplan LD, Khan N, Kipps TJ, Ma S, Malek S, Mato A, Mosse C, Neppalli VT, Shadman M, Siddiqi T, Stephens D, Wagner N, Dwyer MA, Sundar H. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma, Version 2.2019. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Jan;17(1):12-20. PubMed PMID: 30659125
  • Major A, Jackson MW, Smith DE, Kamdar M, Rabinovitch R. Inferior outcomes and treatment disparities in elderly patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma: a national cancer data base analysis. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 May;60(5):1234-1243. PubMed PMID: 30501432
  • Major A, Jackson MW, Smith DE, Kamdar M, Rabinovitch R. Inferior outcomes and treatment disparities in elderly patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma: a national cancer data base analysis. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Dec 3;:1-10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30501432
  • Morgan R, Perry M, Kwak J, Jensen A, Kamdar M. Positron Emission Tomography-based Analysis Can Accurately Predict Bone Marrow Involvement With Mantle Cell Lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2018 Nov;18(11):731-736. PubMed PMID: 30075973
  • Major A, Kamdar M. Management of Non-Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2018 May 24;19(7):33. PubMed PMID: 29797086
  • Sharma P, Pollyea DA, Smith CA, Purev E, Kamdar M, Haverkos B, Sherbenou D, Rabinovitch R, Hammes A, Gutman JA. Thiotepa-Based Intensified Reduced-Intensity Conditioning Adult Double-Unit Cord Blood Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Results in Decreased Relapse Rate and Improved Survival Compared with Transplantation Following Standard Reduced-Intensity Conditioning: A Retrospective Cohort Comparison. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Aug;24(8):1671-1677. PubMed PMID: 29684565
  • Wierda WG, Byrd JC, Abramson JS, Bhat S, Bociek G, Brander D, Brown J, Chanan-Khan A, Coutre SE, Davis RS, Fletcher CD, Hill B, Kahl BS, Kamdar M, Kaplan LD, Khan N, Kipps TJ, Lancet J, Ma S, Malek S, Mosse C, Shadman M, Siddiqi T, Stephens D, Wagner N, Zelenetz AD, Dwyer MA, Sundar H. Hairy Cell Leukemia, Version 2.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Nov;15(11):1414-1427. PubMed PMID: 29118233
  • Melani C, Major A, Schowinsky J, Roschewski M, Pittaluga S, Jaffe ES, Pack SD, Abdullaev Z, Ahlman MA, Kwak JJ, Morgan R, Rabinovitch R, Pan Z, Haverkos BM, Gutman JA, Pollyea DA, Smith CA, Wilson WH, Kamdar M. PD-1 Blockade in Mediastinal Gray-Zone Lymphoma. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jul 6;377(1):89-91. PubMed PMID: 28679093
  • Haverkos BM, Abbott D, Hamadani M, Armand P, Flowers ME, Merryman R, Kamdar M, Kanate AS, Saad A, Mehta A, Ganguly S, Fenske TS, Hari P, Lowsky R, Andritsos L, Jagasia M, Bashey A, Brown S, Bachanova V, Stephens D, Mineishi S, Nakamura R, Chen YB, Blazar BR, Gutman J, Devine SM. PD-1 blockade for relapsed lymphoma post-allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant: high response rate but frequent GVHD. Blood. 2017 Jul 13;130(2):221-228. PubMed PMID: 28468799
  • Kamdar MK, Smith SM. Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma: No Longer Just a Sidekick. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jun 10;35(17):1872-1878. PubMed PMID: 28448239
  • Major A, Pan Z, Kamdar M. Secondary CNS involvement of ALK-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Am J Hematol. 2017 Nov;92(11):1267-1268. PubMed PMID: 28370436
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Blood Disorders and Cell Therapies Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Court
3rd floor, Anschutz Cancer Pavilion
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-6400

UCH - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Hematology and Oncology, Board Certification (2013)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2010)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Lymphoma
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Leukemia (Adult Chronic)
  • Cancers - Blood and Marrow Transplant
Personal Interests
Dr Manali Kamdar completed her medical school training in Mumbai, India. Subsequently, she underwent residency training in Internal Medicine at the East Carolina University in North Carolina. She chose to stay at ECU for her Hematology and Oncology Fellowship where she also served as one of the Chief Fellows. She then completed another Fellowship in Blood and Marrow transplantation at Stanford University. In November 2014 she joined the Division of Hematology at the University of Colorado and is presently the Clinical Director of Lymphoma Services. She is a clinical researcher in malignant hematology with a focus on lymphomas and autologous transplantation. She conducts clinical trials with novel agents and or chemotherapy with the hope of improving outcomes in the field of lymphoproliferative malignancies.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, KJ Somaiya Medical College (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University Program, Internal Medicine (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University Program, Hematology and Oncology (0001)
  • Stanford University Program, Hematology and Oncology (0001)
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Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Hematology
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