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Bruce J. Trock

Dr. BRUCE J. TROCK is a professor of Urology, Oncology and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is an internationally recognized leader in prostate cancer epidemiology, outcomes, and biomarker research. Dr. Trock serves as the Director of the Division of Epidemiology for The Brady Urological Institute and is the Director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core for the Kimmel Cancer Center’s Prostate Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant.

Dr. Trock has a proven, peer-reviewed track record of prostate cancer research. Notable awards include a Grand Opportunities (GO) Award from the NIH, “Biomarker Prediction of Gleason Upgrading,” one of only six cancer-focused GO Grants received by Johns Hopkins, and the Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award from the Department of Defense, creating a five-institution network that provides prostate cancer research specimens and biomarker advice to researchers worldwide.

Dr. Trock received a BS in mathematics from the University of Michigan, a 2nd BS in physiology from Michigan State University, an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan, and his PhD in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Trock was a tenured associate professor at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center, where he was also Director of the Cancer Biomarker Resource, and previously worked at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Trock’s research interests include causes of cancer, the role of diet in the prevention of cancer, biomarkers to predict prognosis and treatment response, and biological links between prostate and breast cancer. He has authored or co-authored over 240 peer-reviewed articles.