William G. Nelson

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William G. Nelson
Nationality American
Alma mater Yale University, Johns Hopkins University
Known for Prostate Cancer
Scientific career
Fields Urology
Institutions Johns Hopkins University
Website William Nelson

William G. Nelson is the Marion I. Knott Professor of Oncology and Urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He earned his B.A. in Chemistry from Yale University in 1980 and his M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1987. His research is focused on understanding the new strategies for prostate cancer and prevention. He serves on the scientific advisory board of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Stand Up to Cancer. [1][2][3] He was appointed as the Director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2008.[4]


  1. ^ "William G. Nelson". JHU. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Stand Up To Cancer — Scientific Advisory Committee — Biographies". Stand Up To Cancer. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Dr. William G. Nelson Is New Editor-in-Chief - Cancer Today". www.cancertodaymag.org. Cancer Today. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Prostate Cancer Specialist William Nelson to Head Cancer Center". pages.jh.edu. Johns Hopkins Gazette. 10 November 2008. Retrieved 13 January 2016.

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