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Fred Saad

Fred Saad MD FRCS, is Professor and Chairman of Urology, Director of G-U Oncology, and holds the Raymond Garneau Chair in Prostate Cancer Research at the University of Montreal Hospital Centre. He is Past-President of the Canadian Urologic Association, NCIC G-U Group and Canadian Urologic Oncology Group.

Dr Saad has served on several prestigious editorial boards including Lancet Oncology, JAMA oncology and Nature Urology. Dr. Saad sits on 15 steering committees of international clinical trials and has played a leadership role in many of the practice changing clinical trials in advanced prostate cancer over the last 25 years. With over 800 peer-reviewed publications, an h-factor of 139 and over 95,000 citations he is listed as one of the world’s most cited scientists.

Dr. Saad’s research interests include novel therapeutics in prostate cancer and molecular prognostic markers and has received over 40 million dollars in research grants. He has received numerous awards and due to his contributions to the field, was named a Knight of The National Order of Quebec, the highest honor given by the Quebec government.

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