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Investigators and Staff

Bladder SPORE Director

Colin P. N. Dinney, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology

Director, SPORE in Genitourinary Cancers
Director, Administrative Core
Clinical Co-Leader, Project 3

Phone: (713) 792-3250


Bladder SPORE Investigators

William F. Benedict, M.D.
Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology

Director, Career Development Program
Co-Director, Developmental Research Program

Phone: (713) 794-4013




Bogdan Czerniak, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology

Director, Specimen Core
Laboratory Co-Leader, Project 1

Phone: (713) 794-1025




H. Barton Grossman, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Urology

Clinical Co-Leader, Project 1

Phone: (713) 792-3250 





Ashish Kamat, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Urology

Clinical Co-Leader, Project 2

Phone: (713) 792-3250





David McConkey, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Urology-Research

Director, Developmental Research Program
Co-Director, Career Development Program
Laboratory Co-Leader, Project 3

Phone: 713-792-8591




David Ross
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor of Toxicology
University of Colorado 

Laboratory Co-Leader, Project 4




Arlene O. Siefker-Radtke, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology

Clinical Co-Investigator, Project 3

Phone: (713) 792-2830




Yu Shen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Applied Math

Director, Biostatistics and Data Management Core

Phone: (713) 794-4159





Dan Theodorescu 
Professor, Surgery and Pharmacology
Director, University of Colorado  Comprehensive Cancer Center

Clinical  Co-Leader, Project 4

Phone: (303) 724-3152



 Xifeng Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology

Laboratory Co-Leader, Project 2

Phone: (713) 745-2485

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