Joaquim Bellmunt MDDirector of the Bladder Cancer Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Dr Joaquim Bellmunt graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona in 1982 and gained his doctorate cum laude from the same university in 1989. He was a resident physician in Medical Oncology at the Hospital Universitario de la Vall d'Hebron in Barcelona. His background was completed when he gained the European Certificate in Medical Oncology in London in 1989 and spent time with the Clinical Immunology Service, the Medical Oncology Division and the Department of Immunopathology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York in 1987 and 1989. After finishing his residence, he joined the Medical Oncology Service at the Vall d'Hebron Hospital (from June 1988 until December 2005) as Head of the Uro-Oncological Unit. In January 2006 he was appointed Head of the Solid Tumour Section at the Medical Oncology Service of the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona. Since April 2013 he has been the Director of the Bladder Cancer Center at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston (MA). Since 2017 he has been the Director of IMIM-Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute. He is also the GU Oncology Research Coordinator PSMAR.