Axel BexDepartment of Urology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands F1000 Faculty Member (since 09 October 2009)
Consultant, MD, PhD at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam.
Dr Bex completed his medical studies at the University of Aachen, Germany in 1990 followed by residencies in Surgery and Urology at the University of Essen Medical School, Germany. He was licensed as a urologic surgeon at the Medical Council in Germany in 1996 after which he specialized further in genitourinary oncology.
EAU (European Association of Urology)
DGU (German Society of Urology)
DUA (Dutch Urological Association)
His main clinical research interest focuses on metastatic renal cell carcinoma and the role of cytoreductive nephrectomy and metastasectomy.
In collaboration with the Department of Immunology and the department of Angiogenesis Research at the Free University Amsterdam, Axel Bex is also investigating factors downregulating the response to immunotherapy with interferon alpha and interleukin-2 in tumor tissue and peripheral blood as one of the few centers that have access to tumor tissue after treatment with biological response modifiers.
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