Kenneth J. Pienta, M.D.
Dr. Pienta has international expertise in the development of novel chemotherapeutic programs for prostate cancer. Dr. Pienta has championed the concept that translational research is often best accomplished by multi-disciplinary teams of scientists and clinicians. The success of these endeavors led to the receipt of the 2007 first annual American Association for Cancer Research Team Science Award. He is the author of more than 300 peer-reviewed articles, and been the principle investigator on numerous local and national clinical trials. Throughout his career, Dr. Pienta has effectively mentored over 40 students, residents and fellows to successful careers in medicine.
Effective March 1, 2013, Dr. Pienta will be joining the faculty of Johns Hopkins Hospital, School of Medicine as The Donald S. Coffey Professor of Urology, Director, of the Brady Urological Institute. Dr. Pienta will be leaving his current position as the Associate Vice President for Research, Health Sciences, and Director of Experimental Therapeutics for the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology.