Matthew I. Milowsky

MD
The George Gabriel Villere Distinguished Professor of Bladder and Genitourinary Cancer Research; Section Chief, Genitourinary Oncology; Co-Director, Urologic Oncology Program
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
UNC School of Medicine
Clinical Research

Area of interest

Milowsky is a medical oncologist and clinical and translational researcher. His clinical interest is in the treatment of patients with genitourinary cancers, including bladder cancer, testicular cancer, kidney cancer, and prostate cancer. He is the Section Chief of the Genitourinary Oncology Service, and Co-Director of the Urologic Oncology Program.

Milowsky joined UNC to lead the Genitourinary Oncology Research Program with a focus on translational science and clinical trials for patients with urologic cancers. His research focuses on the development of novel therapies for patients with urologic malignancies. He has a particular interest in the design of clinical trials that utilize novel immunotherapies as well as those that use an integrated genomics approach to characterize genitourinary cancers for genetic alterations that may represent targets for novel agents.

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctor (Castle Connolly Top Doctors) 2018
  • Best Doctors in America (Assembled by Best Doctors, Inc.) 2013-2018
  • Top Doctor of Chapel Hill (Castle Connolly Top Doctors) 2017
  • UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence 2016
  • 2016 UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence
  • 2015 Best Doctors in America (Assembled by Best Doctors, Inc.)
  • 2014 Best Doctors in America (Assembled by Best Doctors, Inc.)
  • 2013 Best Doctors in America (Assembled by Best Doctors, Inc.)
  • 2009 AACR Henry Shepard Bladder Cancer Research Award
  • 2007 The MSKCC Paul Sherlock Housestaff Teaching Award
  • 2007 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors
  • 2006 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors
  • 2005 Weill Cornell Medical College Hematology and Medical Oncology Faculty Teaching Award
  • 2004 AACR Accelerating Anticancer Agent Development Workshop
  • 2003 DOD PRCP Physician Research Training Award
  • 2002 ASCO Merit Award
  • 2002 NCCN Fellows Recognition Program
  • 2001 ASCO/AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop
  • 2001 ASCO Fellows Travel Grant Program
  • 2001 Amgen Fellowship Award in Hematology
  • 2001 NIH Institutional Research Fellowship Award in Hematology

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