Brian Shuch, MD
Brian Shuch, MD was recently recruited to UCLA as the Director of the Kidney Cancer Program and the Alvin & Carrie Meinhardt Endowed Chair in Kidney Cancer Research.Previously Dr. Shuch was at Yale University where was an Associate Professor of Urology and Diagnostic Radiology and Director of the Genitourinary Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program as well as the Genitourinary Biospecimen Repository. He completed his urology training at UCLA followed by a Urologic Oncology Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute. He is an accomplished surgeon (open/laparoscopic/robotic/and percutaneous) and clinical/translational researcher. He serves in leadership positions within various kidney cancer research organizations such as SWOG, the SUO CTC, and the KCA. He is recognized as an expert in the genetics of kidney cancer and runs an NIH-funded laboratory with 100 peer reviewed publications including primary research published in prestigious journals such as Nature Genetics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Clinical Cancer Research.