Brian Shuch, MD was recently recruited to UCLA as the Director of the Kidney Cancer Program and the Alvin & Carrie Meinhardt Endowed Chair in Kidney Cancer Research.
Previously Dr. Shuch was at Yale University where was an Associate Professor of Urology and Diagnostic Radiology and Director of the Genitourinary Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program as well as the Genitourinary Biospecimen Repository. He completed his urology training at UCLA followed by a Urologic Oncology Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute. He is an accomplished surgeon (open/laparoscopic/robotic/and percutaneous) and clinical/translational researcher.
He serves in leadership positions within various kidney cancer research organizations such as SWOG, the SUO CTC, and the KCA. He is recognized as an expert in the genetics of kidney cancer and runs an NIH-funded laboratory with 100 peer reviewed publications including primary research published in prestigious journals such as Nature Genetics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Clinical Cancer Research.
Sarcomatoid transformation, hereditary kidney cancer, precision medicine, tumor heterogeneity, robotic surgery, adjuvant therapy, clinical trials
See Dr. Shuch's research on PubMed >
2001, New York University Presidential Service Award2004, Joseph Collins Foundation Award for most outstanding graduating 4th year NYU Medical Student2004, Valentine Mott Award for Excellence in Urology2004, Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society2008, ASCO Foundation Merit Award2008, Longmire Surgical Society Award2009, ASCO Foundation Merit Award2009, Longmire Surgical Society Award2009, UCLA Urology Guy Della Riva Award for clinical, research, and compassion2012, ASCO Foundation Merit Award2013, ASCO Foundation Merit Award