"Genomics of prostate cancer- implications for managing high risk disease"

Ashutosh (Ash) K. Tewari is a world-renowned urologist and prostate cancer specialist. As Director of the Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, he leads a multidisciplinary team committed to improving prostate cancer treatment, research and education. To date, he has performed over 5,000 robotic radical prostatectomy surgeries. The Tewari Lab is working on unlocking the genomic causes of prostate cancer and translating genomic information to practical physician application through imaging. In 2012, he was awarded the American Urological Association’s Gold Cystoscope Award. This honor is given annually to the urologist who has contributed significantly to the field within 10 years of completing residency. Dr Tewari holds several leadership positions domestically and internationally.