Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
Dr. Raj, Associate Professor of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, is a funded cancer investigator with an active clinical practice. He is an experienced and highly regarded prostate cancer surgeon, with significant experience in robotic and minimally invasive approaches. He has training in molecular biology, endocrinology, oncology and has significant experience in the preclinical endocrine agents for human hormonal malignancies. His basic science research laboratory efforts are largely focused on translational strategies against the steroid hormonal receptors. At UT Southwestern, Dr. Raj pioneered and developed a primary human tumor explant culture approach to test the efficacy of new drugs using ex vivo culture of human prostate and breast tumors. His laboratory has recently developed several active peptidomimetic compounds against targeting coregulators-nucl ear receptors including AR and ER. Dr. Raj has significant experience in the area of hormonal signaling, peptidomimetics and urologic oncology.Focused Issue: Prostate Cancer.