University of Nebraska Medical Center

Sachit Patel, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Sachit Patel, MD

About Dr. Patel

Medical School
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Creighton-Nebraska Joint Pediatrics Residency Program, Omaha, NE

Creighton-Nebraska Joint Pediatrics Residency Program, Omaha, NE
Chief Resident - Creighton-Nebraska Joint Pediatrics Residency Program, Omaha, NE

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology - Duke University, Durham, NC
Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Duke University, Durham, NC

Research Interests
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; alternative donors transplant including umbilical cord blood, transplantation of malignant and non-malignant disease
Recent Publications

Patel, SA., Allewelt HA.,Martin, PL., Driscoll, TA., Prasad, VK., Page, KM., Kurtzberg, J., Parikh, SH. Durable Chimerism and Long-Term Survival Following Unrelated Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Pediatric Hemophagocytic Lymphohistocytosis: A Single Center Experience. Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation.2017;(23): 1722-1728. PMID 28647558

Saha, A., Patel, S., Xu, L., Scotland P., Buntz, S., Franczak, R., Kurtzberg, J. and Balber, A.  Cord blood monocyterescue brain neurons from hypoxic-ischemic damage and express unique secretory proteins: Mechanisms and therapeutic implication. 2018. Manuscript submitted and under second review.

Saha, A., Buntz, S., Scotland P., Xu, L., Noeldner, P., Patel, S., Wollish, A, Gentry, T., Matsushima, G., Kurtzberg, J. and Balber, A. A cord blood monocyte-derived cell therapy product accelerates brain remyelination. J. Clinical Investigation. 2016;(13);e86667. PMID: 27699230

Patel, S., Saha, A., Buntz, S., Bentz, M., Scotland, P., Storms, R., Ramamurthy, P., Kurtzberg, J., and Balber, A. Human Cord blood Derived CD14 Cell Therapy Provides Neuroprotection in Acquired Brain Injury.Cytotherapy. 2015. 17:6S:Abstract 195. 

Saha A, Patel S,et al. Cord Blood derived cell therapy product, DUOC-01, accelerates remyelination in a murine model of cuprizone induced demyelination. Cytotherapy. 2015. 17:6S:Abstract 197.

Allewelt H., Patel S. et al. Vaso-occlusive Pain Crisis: Barriers to Improving Analgesia in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2015. 62;S2: Abstract S40.

Patel S., Saha, A. et al. Neuronal and glial cell composition in a mouse brain slice culture model is useful in developing human cord blood derived cellular therapies for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic injury. Cytotherapy. 2014. 16:4S:Abstract 206.

Saha A., Patel, S. et al. DUOC-01: A candidate cell therapy product derived from banked cord blood accelerates brain remyelination in NSG mice following cuprizone feeding. Cytotherapy. 2014. 16:4S:Abstract 210.

Patel SA, Coulter DW, Grovas AC, Gordon BG, Harper JL, Warkentin PI, Wisecarver JL, Sanger WG, Coccia PF. Cytosine arabinoside and mitoxantrone followed by second allogeneic transplant for the treatment of children with refractory juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Aug;36(6):491-4. PMID: 24322499

Patel S, DeMare JS, Truemper EJ, Deptula JJ. Successful use of Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Complicated H1N1 Pneumonia Refractory to Mechanical Ventilation. J. of Extracorporeal Technology. 2011; 43:70-74. PMID: 21848175.

Patel S, Guenzer J, Fernandez C. Index of Suspicion in the Nursery: Low Platelets and Irritability in a Preterm Infant. NeoReviews. 2010;11: e647-e651.

Patel S, Chatterjee A, Simonsen K. Recurrent Midline Mass in Patient with Sinusitis. Clinical Pediatrics. 2010.  e1-3. PMID: 20118095