Brian Helfand


Dr. Helfand is the Richard Melman and Ron Chez Family Chair and Chief of the Division of Urology at NorthShore University Healthsystem in Evanston, Illinois. He is a Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago and former Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University. He holds a dual MD, PHD degrees and is head of a clinical and research programs focused on prostate cancer. Dr. Helfand has authored more than 250 peer reviewed manuscripts. He has been involved in many clinical trials studying interventions (e.g. focal therapies), biomarkers (e.g. genetics) and imaging technologies (PET imaging radiotracers) for men with early and late stage prostate cancer. Currently, his clinical and research interests are devoted towards using multiparametric testing to help improve prostate cancer decision making.