NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center
Arjun Balar, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine and the Director of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program at the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida – College of Medicine as a member of the Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Balar completed his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he focused his research efforts entirely on novel therapies in muscle-invasive and advanced 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. He has authored or coauthored several peer-reviewed manuscripts in journals including Journal of Clinical Oncology and Lancet, along with a number of book chapters and has been a leading investigator of novel immunotherapies in invasive and advanced bladder cancer.
Dr Balar is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine, and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.
Sunday, May 5
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM