Pinkal Desai, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the WCM Hematology and Medical Oncology Department and is the Charles, Lillian, and Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar in Oncology, and Clinical Director of the EIPM Molecular Aging Institute.

Her research interests are in the fields of aging and clonal hematopoiesis in context of both solid and hematological malignancies. Her expertise is in the clinical care of patients with myeloid disorders and clinical follow up of patients with clonal hematopoiesis.

She serves as principal investigator and co-investigator of numerous investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. In addition, she has a background in epidemiology and have a strong research interest in the epidemiology of hematological malignancies, particularly in studying preventative strategies in hematological malignancies with numerous publications in the field of cancer epidemiology.

She also has strong collaboration with epidemiologists as well as basic scientists who are focused on translational research in hematologic malignancies.