Iqra Mumal, MSc,  —

Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.

Articles by Iqra Mumal

Revlimid-based Therapies are Best Maintenance Option for Newly-diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients, Analysis Finds

Maintenance treatments containing the immunomodulatory therapy Revlimid (lenalidomide) are the best option for patients with multiple myeloma, according to a recent meta-analysis. The study, “Maintenance Treatment and Survival in Patients With Myeloma,” was published in the journal JAMA Oncology. The continuous therapy approach, which consists of administering a…

Stem Cell Transplants Better Than New Therapies at Delaying Myeloma Progression, Analysis Finds

In an era of new therapies with unprecedented efficacy, high-dose therapy with melphalan followed by autologous stem cell transplant (HDT/ASCT) is still associated with better progression-free survival in newly-diagnosed multiple myeloma patients, researchers found. Autologous transplants use the patient’s own stem cells. A meta-analysis of randomized Phase 3 trials, titled…