Nizar Bahlis, MD
University of Calgary
Dr Bahlis is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary in the division of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation and the Charbonneau Cancer Research Institute. Dr Bahlis received his medical degree in 1995 from St Joseph University in Beirut. He then completed his internal Medicine residency at the State University of New York followed by a Hematology-Oncology fellowship and a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer biology at the University of Miami. Dr Bahlis’ clinical and laboratory research focus on the study of plasma cell dyscrasia, with particular interest in multiple myeloma genomics and the development of novel therapeutics. He has received several awards and research funding from numerous agencies including the ASCO young investigator award, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, Alberta Cancer Foundation, the Terry Fox Foundations and the Canadian Institute of Health and Research (CIHR).