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Daniel J. George, MD

Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Divisions of Medical Oncology and Urology
Director, Genitourinary Oncology
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Daniel J. George, MD, is a tenured professor of medicine and surgery in the divisions of medical oncology and urology at the Duke University School of Medicine. He also has appointments to the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke Cancer Institute, where he is the director of genitourinary (GU) oncology. 

He is an internationally recognized clinical researcher and thought leader in GU malignancies and has contributed to more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. His areas of research include new drug development and biomarkers of GU cancers, with an emphasis on signal transduction pathways and angiogenesis. Dr George is also the principal investigator for the Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer (MaRCC) Registry in advanced RCC. 

Dr George served on the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s scientific committee from 2010 to 2012 and as the program chair of the GU committee in 2012. He currently serves on 2 grant committees for the American Association for Cancer Research. Since 2011, he has been the scientific leader for kidney cancer in the Alliance Cooperative Group and serves on the Alliance GU Scientific Committee, the US Department of Health and Human Services National Cancer Institute (NCI) Genitourinary Steering Committee, and the NCI Renal Task Force. Additionally, he serves as a senior editor for the journals Clinical Cancer Research, Clinical Advances in Hematology and Oncology, and Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.