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Sascha Tuchman, MD, MHS, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member with a research focus on amyloidosis and multiple myeloma.

Associate Professor, Hematology
Clinic Medical Director, Malignant Hematology
UNC-Chapel Hill
Clinical Research

Meet Sascha Tuchman

Area of Interest

I am a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist and I divide my time between clinical care and clinical research. I study and treat all forms of plasma cell disorders but have a special research interest in amyloidosis and senior and/or frail patients with multiple myeloma. I lead the multiple myeloma and amyloidosis group at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. I have years of experience in managing patients and leading clinical trials in these diseases. I head the teams that manage these patients clinically, collect clinical data, analyze data, and prepare abstracts for conference submissions and manuscript publications. I also mentor trainees with an interest in these disorders and several of my former mentees are pursuing training for careers in academic hematology and oncology. I sit on expert groups that conduct research in and formulate guidelines for managing plasma cell disorders, and I participate in national cooperative groups such as the ALLIANCE multiple myeloma committee and subcommittee for myeloma in the elderly.

Awards and Honors

  • Selection as Eugene Stead Teaching Attending Physician, Duke University Medical Center, 2012
  • Burroughs Wellcome Foundation Travel Award, 2010
  • American Society of Hematology Travel Award, 2009
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award, 2009
  • Travel Award, American Society of Hematology, 2009
  • Summa cum laude honors, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2003
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, Tufts University, 1996
  • Cum laude honors at graduation, Tufts University, 1996
  • J. William Fulbright Grant, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 1996

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