Edward P. Gelmann, MD, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and holds the John Norton Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research. Dr. Gelmann recently moved to Arizona from New York City where he had been a professor of medicine, pathology and cell biology as well as deputy director of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center. He primarily cares for patients with genitourinary malignancies that include prostate, testicular, bladder and renal cell cancers.
He continues his research on the molecular biology of prostate cancer. His laboratory has made major contributions to understanding of the genetic steps that transform a normal prostate cell to a cancer cell.