Speakers

Arjun Balar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program
NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY

Dr. Balar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program at the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, NY.

Dr. Balar received his medical degree from the University of South Florida – College of Medicine in Tampa, FL as a member of the Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY and went on to complete a fellowship in medical Oncology and Hematology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY where he focused his research efforts entirely on novel therapies in muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer.

Dr. Balar has focused primarily on cisplatin-ineligible patients with the goal of identifying better tolerated and more effective therapies in advanced and invasive/high-grade urothelial cancer, with a particular focus on novel immunotherapies and combinations.

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