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Research interests

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

Clinical interests

Dr. Monika Joshi developed clinical and translational expertise in genitourinary malignancies. This experience has positioned her to undertake several innovative clinical trials with multiple collaborations and national participation. She is the disease team co-leader for the genitourinary diseases group at Penn State Cancer Institute. In addition she holds regional and national leadership roles as the co-chair for the genitourinary committee for the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium and is also as a representative for the Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Panel on Genetics and Genomics.

Dr. Joshi has a keen interest in developing clinical trials with novel immunotherapeutic combinations and identifying predictive and prognostic biomarkers.

Professional information

Certification, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), 2006

Education/Academic qualification

Fellowship, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

… → 2013

Residency, UPMC Pinnacle

… → 2010

Specialist Registrar (Fellow), University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

… → 2007

MBBS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

… → 2001

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Research Output 2009 2020

Comparative effectiveness of surgery versus external beam radiation with/without brachytherapy in high-risk localized prostate cancer

Yin, M., Zhao, J., Monk, P., Martin, D., Folefac, E., Joshi, M., Jin, N., Mortazavi, A., Verschraegen, C. & Clinton, S., Jan 1 2020, In : Cancer medicine. 9, 1, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Prostatic Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

A phase 2, randomized trial evaluating the combination of dalantercept plus axitinib in patients with advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma

Voss, M. H., Bhatt, R. S., Vogelzang, N. J., Fishman, M., Alter, R. S., Rini, B. I., Beck, J. T., Joshi, M., Hauke, R., Atkins, M. B., Burgess, E., Logan, T. F., Shaffer, D., Parikh, R., Moazzam, N., Zhang, X., Glasser, C., Sherman, M. L. & Plimack, E. R., Jul 15 2019, In : Cancer. 125, 14, p. 2400-2408 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Disease-Free Survival
Human ALK1-Fc fusion protein

Comics as an Educational Tool on a Clinical Clerkship

Joshi, A., Hillwig-Garcia, J., Joshi, M., Lehman, E., Khan, A., Llorente, A. & Haidet, P., Jun 15 2019, In : Academic Psychiatry. 43, 3, p. 290-293 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Clerkship
Medical Education

Effect of creative writing on mood in patients with cancer

Zhu, J., Hussain, M., Joshi, A., Truica, C., Nesterova, D., Collins, J., Saunders, E. F. H., Hayes, M., Drabick, J. & Joshi, M., Jan 1 2019, In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard of Care
30 Citations (Scopus)

Erdafitinib in locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma

Loriot, Y., Necchi, A., Park, S. H., Garcia-Donas, J., Huddart, R., Burgess, E., Fleming, M., Rezazadeh, A., Mellado, B., Varlamov, S., Joshi, M., Duran, I., Tagawa, S. T., Zakharia, Y., Zhong, B., Stuyckens, K., Santiago-Walker, A., De Porre, P., O'Hagan, A., Avadhani, A. & 1 others, Siefker-Radtke, A. O., Jul 25 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 381, 4, p. 338-348 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors
Disease-Free Survival