Dan Theodorescu MD, PhDDirector of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Dan Theodorescu MD PhD is now Director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. Previously, he was Director of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center and Professor of Urology and Pharmacology. Theodorescu has focused his scientific career on translational bladder cancer biology. His application of computational biology led to the discovery of genes that drive this and other cancers, while providing novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets that serve as the foundation for personalized therapeutic approaches currently tested in clinical trials. He also led the discovery and development of new therapeutics in several human cancer types. His experience as a practicing surgeon provides him with insights that help direct his research to make the most impact on human health.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Comparison of White Light, Photodynamic Diagnosis, and Narrow-Band Imaging in Detection of Carcinoma In Situ or Flat Dysplasia at Transurethral Resection of the Bladder
- Should Patients Newly Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer Be Screened for Lung Cancer?
- Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer in Patients With and Without a History of Pelvic Irradiation
- Predictive Mutations in High-Grade Bladder Cancer