Dr Maheboob Mahamud Basade is a Consultant with the Medical Oncology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.
After his MBBS, Dr Basade completed MD in 1992. After this, he served as Junior and Senior Resident in the Department of Medical and Paediatric Oncology as well as in Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit. Dr Basade was then awarded with International Scientist’s Visiting Fellowship in Haematology / Oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA followed by Fellowship at The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Centre, New York, USA. After this, he was a visiting Fellow at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust Hospital, Sutton, UK – Europe’s largest bone marrow transplantation centre. He was selected among 3 in the world for Young Medical Oncologist Fellowship offered by European Society of Medical Oncology to Institute Gustavo Rousse, Villejuif, Paris, France.
Presently, besides his association with our hospital, Dr Basade is a Hon. Consultant Medical Oncologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre and Saifee Hospital, Mumbai. His areas of interest include chemotherapy and immunotherapy in haematological and non-haematological malignancies. He has performed autologous, allogeneic bone marrow / stem cell transplantation for various malignant / non-malignant disorders. He has also performed transplants on patients from countries like Oman, UAE and Bangladesh apart from Indian patients. Dr Basade has established the unit of stem cell transplantation at Jaslok Hospital.
In the past, Dr Basade has worked as the Head of Department of Medical and Paediatric Oncology for Tata Memorial Centre Rural Cancer Project and Nargis Dutt Memorial Cancer Hospital, Barshi. He also established the bone marrow transplantation and peripheral stem cell transplantation unit there. Apart from clinical work, Dr Basade has been associated with many research projects dealing with clinical trials of new drugs, phase II / III clinical studies in cancer research as Principal Investigator. Presently, he is pursuing Ph.D. in Pharmacogenomics in ovarian cancer.
Dr Basade is a recognized teacher for DNB Medical Oncology. He represents India / Pakistan / Bangladesh region on board of European Society of Medical Oncology since 2009. He is an executive body member of Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. Dr Basade is also a Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology and Life member of Paediatric Haematology – Oncology Chapter of Indian Association of Paediatricians.
He has numerous publications to his credit.