Curriculum Vitae Abbreviated
Nicholas Bruchovsky, Vancouver, B.C.
Degrees: MD, University of Toronto, 1961; PhD, Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, 1966.
Fellowship: FRCPC, 1975
Academic rank and appointments: Department of Medicine, Southwestern Medical School 1966-1968; Department of Medicine, University of Alberta 1969-1979; Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta 1976-1979; Head, Department of Cancer Endocrinology, BC Cancer Agency 1979-2001; Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia 1979-2001; Clinical Professor (Urology), School of Medicine, University of Washington 1993-; Honorary Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia 2001-; Emeritus Clinician Scientist, The Prostate Centre at Vancouver General Hospital 2001 -; Medical Advisory Board, Prostate Cancer Research Institute, Los Angeles 2002-.
Hospital appointments: BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Clinic, Active staff 1979-2001; Head, GU Endocrine Clinic 1983-1992; Vancouver General Hospital, Active staff 1979-2001; UBC Prostate Clinic, Consultant Oncologist 1993-2001; Vancouver General Hospital, Honorary Staff 2002-.
Practice: Medical Oncology, breast and prostate tumour sites.
Medical society memberships: American Society for Basic Urologic Research; Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists, founding member; Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation; Canadian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism; Canadian Urologic Oncology Group; International Study Group for Steroid Hormones; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; The Endocrine Society, U.S.A.
Honours and awards: Fellowship, National Cancer Institute of Canada 1963-1966; Scholarship, Medical Research Council of Canada 1970-1975; Distinguished Faculty of Medicine Research Lecture, University of British Columbia 1991; D.R. Edwards Memorial Lecture and Medal, University of Wales College of Medicine 1993; John W. Whittick Memorial Lecture, Canadian Cancer Society, Saskatchewan Division 1993; Bodo von Garrelts Lecture, Karolinska Institute 1997; British Columbia Medical Association Terry Fox Medal for outstanding contributions to cancer medicine 2001; The Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, for outstanding contributions to medicine and the medical profession, 2003.
Scholarly activities: Research on mechanism of action of androgens and control of tumour growth by androgens. Supported in part by operating grants from the Medical Research Council of Canada 1969-1995, the National Cancer Institute of Canada 1970-1989, the George M. O'Brien Research Centers Program of the U.S.A. Public Health Service 1994-2003, the U.S. Army Department of Defense 1998-2002, Health Canada 1999-2004 and the Liber Ero Foundation of Vancouver 1999-present. Cumulative total approximately $16,000,000.
Publications: 184 papers, 4 books, 182 abstracts, 169 lectures to other universities, societies and groups.