Michael Cher

Michael Cher

mcher@med.wayne.edu

(313) 577- 5222Fax: (313) 577-5217

Michael Cher

Office Address

University Health Center
Suite 7-C
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201

Administrative Contact

Colleen Champagne
Phone: (313) 577-4937

Position Title

Professor of Urology and Pathology
Chairman of Urology Department
Chief of Urology, Karmanos Cancer Institute

Biography

Dr. Cher is a surgeon-scientist who cares for patients with urologic malignancies. He specializes in all operative procedures for urologic malignancies including robotic and laparoscopic surgery, major tumor resections, continent urinary diversions, and minimally invasive image-guided procedures such as brachytherapy and cryotherapy. Dr. Cher runs a NIH-funded research laboratory devoted to the study of prostate cancer bone metastasis biology using animal models, tissues, and cells. The focus is on proteases, chemokines, and growth factors.

Education Training

M.D. (1986) Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA


 

Medical Education Responsibilities

Undergraduate Program:
Medical students and graduate students in Cancer Biology

Residency/Fellowships:
WSU Urology Residency Training Programs
 

Areas of Interest

Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis

Research

Research Interests

Prostate cancer, bone metastasis, SCID-Hu and exnograft model, bone marrow, and tumor/stromal interaction

Residency

Residency
1986 - 1988 University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA, in General Surgery

1988 - 1992 University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, in Urology

Fellowship

1989 - 1990 University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA, as a National Kidney Foundation Fellow

1992 - 1995 University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA, in Urologic Oncology and Molecular Cytogenetics

1993-  1995 University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA, as an Research Scholar of American Foundation for Urologic Disease

Publications

Other Information

Domestic and International Post-Doctoral Researchers

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