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Dr. Marston Linehan
Chief, Urologic Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute
Oct. 24, 2000 7 pm
Masur AuditoriumNIH Clinical Center
Dr. W. Marston Linehan received
his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his medical degree from the
University of Oklahoma. He completed internships in medicine from the University
of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and in surgery from Duke University Medical
Center. He continued his training with six more years of residency in urologic
surgery and endocrine oncology at Duke. Dr. Linehan was a teaching scholar in
academic urologic surgery at Duke from 1981 to 1982.
Dr. Linehan came to NIH
in 1982 as a senior investigator and urologist-in-charge in the Surgery Branch
of the National Cancer Institute. In 1997, he was appointed Chief of the newly
formed Urologic Oncology Branch. He serves on numerous professional committees
and boards: the editorial committee of World Journal Urology, consultant and
editorial board of the investigation section of Journal of Urology, program
committee of the American Urological Association, editorial board of Urological
Research, executive committee of the Society of Urologic Oncology, scientific
advisory board of the CapCure Foundation, associate editor of the Journal of
the National Cancer Institute, consulting editor of Urology, editorial board
of Contemporary Urology, the steering committee of the NCI Prostate Cancer Progress
Review Group, member of the NCI Molecular Epidemiology Coordinating Committee,
the editorial board of Cancer Therapeutics, and the Board of Governors of the
NIH Clinical Center.
Dr. Linehan is a member of
the American Urological Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of
University Surgeons, American Association for Cancer Research, and the Society
of Urologic Research, among other organizations. He has been an invited lecturer
for many organizations, including the Society of Basic Urologic Research, the
American Urological Association, and the American Foundation of Urologic Diseases.
Dr. Linehan has authored or coauthored 280 scientific publications. Dr. Linehan
's research interests have focused on the molecular genetics of genitourinary
cancer. He was instrumental in discovering the genes for von Hippel-Lindau and
Hereditary Papillary Renal Carcinoma, which are inherited forms of kidney cancer.
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