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Sonam  Puri

Sonam Puri, MD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology

Program: Thoracic Oncology

Language(s): English

  • Overview

    Cancer Focus:
    Lung Cancer

    Dr. Puri received her MD degree from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, followed by a Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa. Dr. Puri joins us from the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, where she was appointed Assistant Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology. During her time at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, she served as the Physician Leader for the Thoracic Clinical Trial Research Group; in that role, she managed the ongoing and future clinical trial portfolio. We are excited for her to partner with Dr. Andreas Saltos in the role of our Clinical Research Medical Director to drive the clinical research vision and manage our trial portfolio. Dr. Puri’s clinical interests involve treating patients with thoracic malignancies including non-small cell and small cell lung cancer. Her research interests include development of clinical trials for patients with thoracic malignancies with emphasis on immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and other novel therapeutics.

  • Publications

    • Puri S, Saltos AN, Gray JE. Race-inclusive and equitable access to immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy: What are the biggest hurdles?. Cancer. 2023 Dec.129(23):3692-3693. Pubmedid: 37728029.
    • Higgins KA, Puri S, Gray JE. Systemic and Radiation Therapy Approaches for Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Feb.40(6):576-585. Pubmedid: 34985931.
    • Bindal P, Gray JE, Boyle TA, Florou V, Puri S. Biomarkers of therapeutic response with immune checkpoint inhibitors. Ann Transl Med. 2021 Jun.9(12):1040. Pubmedid: 34277840. Pmcid: PMC8267267.
    • Puri S, Saltos A, Perez B, Le X, Gray JE. Locally Advanced, Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2020 Mar.22(4):31. Pubmedid: 32140986.
    • Puri S, Shafique M. Combination checkpoint inhibitors for treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer: an update on dual anti-CTLA-4 and anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapies. Drugs Context. 2020 Jan.9. Pubmedid: 32158484. Pmcid: PMC7048109.
    • Sandoval-Sus JD, Faramand R, Chavez J, Puri S, Parra P, Sokol L, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Shah B, Ayala E. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation is potentially curative in mantle cell lymphoma: results from a single institution study. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 Feb.60(2):309-316. Pubmedid: 29963932.
    • Puri S, Shafique M, Gray JE. Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Early-Stage and Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. CURR TREAT OPTION ON. 2018 Jun.19(8):39. Pubmedid: 29931587.
    • Le X, Puri S, Negrao MV, Nilsson M, Robichaux JP, Boyle TA, Hicks JK, Lovinger K, Roarty EB, Rinsurongkawong W, Tang M, Sun H, Elamin YY, Lacerda L, Lewis J, Lee JJ, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Zhang J, William WN, Glisson BS, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Gray JE, Heymach JV. Landscape of EGFR-Dependent and -Independent Resistance Mechanisms to Osimertinib and Continuation Therapy Beyond Progression in EGFR-Mutant NSCLC. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Dec.24(24):6195-6203. Pubmedid: 30228210. Pmcid: PMC6295279.
    • Puri S, Hyland KA, Weiss KC, Bell GC, Gray JE, Kim R, Lin HY, Hoogland AI, Gonzalez BD, Nelson AM, Kinney AY, Fischer SM, Li D, Jacobsen PB, McLeod HL, Jim HSL. Prediction of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting from patient-reported and genetic risk factors. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Aug.26(8):2911-2918. Pubmedid: 29546524. Pmcid: PMC6200138.
    • Puri S, Chatwal M, Gray JE. Anti PD-L1 combined with other agents in non-small cell lung cancer: combinations with non-immuno-oncology agents. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2017 Oct.11(10):791-805. Pubmedid: 28786318.
    • Puri S, Markowitz J. The use of baseline biomarkers to predict outcome in melanoma patients treated with pembrolizumab. Ann Res Hosp. 2017 May.1. Pubmedid: 31460494. Pmcid: PMC6711479.
    • Puri R, Puri S, Rajani A. Letter by Puri et al Regarding Article, "Reductions in Atherogenic Lipids and Major Cardiovascular Events: A Pooled Analysis of 10 ODYSSEY Trials Comparing Alirocumab With Control". Circulation. 2017 May.135(19):e1039-e1040. Pubmedid: 28483838.
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