University of Honduras, Tegucigalpa – 1981
Dr. Gonzalez has been at Univeristy of Colorado School of
Medicine since 1986.
After graduating from the University of Honduras, Dr.
Gonzalez completed his internship and residency at Wayne State University in
Detroit and a post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of
Colorado. He joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 1994 and
became director of the Melanoma Research Clinics the same year. This
comprehensive program developed into one of the largest in the US and includes
multi-disciplinary melanoma clinics Rene Gonzalez, MD
and tumor board and basic research. Dr
Gonzalez’s clinical interests
are malignant melanoma and other cutaneous
malignancies; his research interests focus on conventional and experimental
treatment of melanoma. Dr. Gonzalez is the principal investigator on numerous
national and local therapeutic trials. He is a co-chair of COMIRB and a member
of several professional societies including the American College of Physicians,
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society for Melanoma
Research. He is associate editor of Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology
and on the editorial board of Melanoma Management. He has authored or
co-authored several book chapters and more than 100 scientific articles that
have been published in peer-reviewed journals.
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