Jure Murgić, MD, Ph.D

Since 2009, he has been a specialist in radiotherapy and oncology at the Clinic for Oncology and Nuclear Medicine of the KBC Sestre milosrdnice in Zagreb, where he still works today. He studied at several institutions abroad. During 2011-2012 and 2014-2015 he visited the United States (University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor) and Canada (Princess Margaret Hospital – University Health Network, Toronto) as a researcher and clinician in innovative treatment of genitourinary tumors, prostate cancer genetics and brachytherapy. In Canada, he graduated with a Clinical Fellowship in Genitourinary Oncology and worked as a radiotherapy oncologist on a multidisciplinary team at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto. He received the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual award for his work on prostate genomics.

He received his PhD from the Medical Faculty of the University of Zagreb in 2017. on the use of magnetic resonance imaging in brachytherapy of prostate cancer (collaboration with the University of Toronto). He is a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb.

He has published more than 40 articles in relevant international journals and has participated in the organization of several regional professional and scientific conferences. He has received several awards for his research work, most notably the ASCO Merit Award for Best Work presented at the 2016 Annual Congress of Genitourinary Oncologists of the American Association of Clinical Oncology. He has developed a smartphone app for prostate cancer patients that helps them learn about the disease and treatment options.

His narrow area of ​​interest is genitourinary tumors – with an emphasis on prostate, bladder and kidney cancer, targeted tumor therapy and the development of genetic biomarkers.

He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Radiotherapy Oncology (ASTRO), the American Society of Brachytherapy (ABS) and the Croatian Oncological Society (HOK).

He is a lecturer at the Polytechnic of Health and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb.