Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Monika Joshi, MD, MRCP

Monika Joshi, MD, MRCP

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Scientific Program:Experimental Therapeutics
Disease Teams:
Genitourinary Cancer
muj14@psu.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Monika Joshi’s research focus is in the field of genitourinary tumors, particularly in the field of immunotherapy and targeted therapy.

  • Therapeutics
  • Neoplasms
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
  • Drug Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Mutation
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Survival
  • Smoking

Clinical Trials

A Phase III Randomized Study Comparing Perioperative Nivolumab vs. Observation in Patients with Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma Undergoing Nephrectomy (PROSPER RCC)
Targeting PIM1 and CDK4/6 Kinases in Renal Cell Carcinoma (PICKRCC): A Phase Ib study of Abemaciclib in Combination with Sunitinib in metastatic RCC
One Time Tissue and Blood Collection from Patients with Lung Cancer at Risk for Developing Lung Cancer
Observational Study to Determine the Differences in Molecular Characterization between Smokers vs. Non-smokers in Patients with Stage IV Bladder Cancer and their Correlation with Clinical Outcome
Tissue and Blood Collection from Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer

Recent Publications

2019

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Joshi, A, Hillwig Garcia, J, Joshi, M, Lehman, E, Khan, A, Llorente, A & Haidet, P 2019, 'Comics as an Educational Tool on a Clinical Clerkship', Academic Psychiatry, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 290-293. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40596-018-1016-1
Zhu, J, Hussain, M, Joshi, A, Truica, C, Nesterova, D, Collins, J, Saunders, EFH, Hayes, M, Drabick, J & Joshi, M 2019, 'Effect of creative writing on mood in patients with cancer', BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001710
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Zaleski, M, Gogoj, A, Walter, V, Raman, J, Kaag, MG, Merrill, S, Drabick, J, Joshi, M, Holder, S, Degraff, D & Warrick, J 2019, 'Mitotic activity in noninvasive papillary urothelial carcinoma: its value in predicting tumor recurrence and comparison with the contemporary 2-tier grading system' Human Pathology, vol. 84, pp. 275-282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2018.10.008
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2018

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2017

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2016

Pizzola, C, Rizvi, SM & Joshi, M 2016, 'A new era of immunotherapy in prostate cancer', Current Molecular Pharmacology, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 217-225. https://doi.org/10.2174/1874467208666150716120551
Al-Marrawi, MY, Mackley, H, Ali, S, Wagner Jr., H, Joshi, M, Holder, S, Kaag, MG, Mallon, C, Talamo, G & Drabick, J 2016, 'Consolidation With Radiation or Concurrent Chemo-Radiation After Chemotherapy Results in Durable Complete Remissions of Isolated Nodal Recurrences of Urothelial Cancer: A Case Series and Review', Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. e393-e399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clgc.2016.01.004
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Vasekar, M, Degraff, D & Joshi, M 2016, 'Immunotherapy in bladder cancer', Current Molecular Pharmacology, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 242-251. https://doi.org/10.2174/1874467208666150716120945
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2015

Joshi, M, Rizvi, SM & Belani, C 2015, 'Afatinib for the treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer', Cancer Management and Research, vol. 7, pp. 75-82. https://doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S51808
Holder, S, Drabick, J, Zhu, J & Joshi, M 2015, 'Dexamethasone may be the most efficacious corticosteroid for use as monotherapy in castration-resistant prostate cancer', Cancer Biology and Therapy, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 207-209. https://doi.org/10.1080/15384047.2014.1002687
Al-Marrawi, MY, Cream, L, Mallon, CA, Holder, S, Joshi, M, Harvey, H, Talamo, G & Drabick, J 2015, 'Effect of topical vaginal androgens in a woman on the testosterone levels of her sexual partner with prostate cancer' Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 521-522. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.59.7773
Rice, SJ, Liu, X, Miller, B, Joshi, M, Zhu, J, Caruso, C, Gilbert, C, Toth, J, Reed, MF, Rassaei, N, Das, A, Barochia, A, El-Bayoumy, K & Belani, C 2015, 'Proteomic profiling of human plasma identifies apolipoprotein E as being associated with smoking and a marker for squamous metaplasia of the lung' Proteomics, vol. 15, no. 18, pp. 3267-3277. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201500029
Wang, W, Cheng, J, Mallon, C, Al-Marrawi, MY, Holder, S, Joshi, M, Kaag, MG, Talamo, G & Drabick, J 2015, 'Symptomatic secondary polycythemia induced by anti-VEGF therapy for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A case series and review' Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. e391-e395. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clgc.2015.07.003
Lipkin, JS, Rizvi, SM, Gatalica, Z, Sarwani, N, Holder, S, Kaag, MG, Drabick, J & Joshi, M 2015, 'Therapeutic approach guided by genetic alteration: use of MTOR inhibitor in renal medullary carcinoma with loss of PTEN expression', Cancer biology & therapy, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 28-33. https://doi.org/10.4161/15384047.2014.972843
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