- acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
- aplastic anemia
- myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
- myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN)
- paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)
As Medical Director of UT Southwestern’s Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Dr. Vusirikala works with the National Marrow Donor Program. She also leads the Bone Marrow Transplant and Hematologic Malignancies Clinic’s Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease Clinic and serves as a staff physician on the Hematology-Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant Service of UT Southwestern’s Zale Lipshy University Hospital and William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital.
Dr. Vusirikala earned her medical degree (M.B.B.S.) at India’s Lady Hardinge Medical College before completing an internal medicine internship at Maulana Azad Medical College-Delhi University and an internal medicine internship and residency at The State University of New York, Syracuse.
She also completed a hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and an advanced fellowship in bone marrow transplantation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Vusirikala serves as the primary investigator for most of UT Southwestern’s clinical trials related to bone marrow transplantation. Her research interests include chronic graft-versus-host disease, allogeneic stem cell transplantation, hematopoietic and cord-blood transplantation, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and peripheral T-cell lymphoma.
She is board certified in internal medicine, oncology, and hematology. A member of the UT Southwestern Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee, she also is involved with groups that include the Laboratory Advisory Committee and with teams aimed at bone marrow transplant implementation and chemotherapy safety.
Dr. Vusirikala is a member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Bone Marrow Transplant, and American College of Physicians.
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