Dr. Vieweg is Professor and Founding Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, FL. He also holds the Huizenga Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Urologic Oncology at UF. In addition, he is the Executive Director of the University of Florida Prostate Disease Center and an attending surgeon at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center. The American Urological Association Foundation has recently appointed him to the position of Research Council Chair. Dr. Vieweg received his medical degree from the Technical University of Munich, Germany and began his residency training at the University of Ulm, Department of Urology. After relocating to the United States, he received three years of postdoctoral training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY prior to completing his urology residency training at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. After a 9-year tenure on the Duke Urology faculty, he joined the University of Florida in July, 2006. Dr. Vieweg is an internationally recognized authority in urologic oncology and has a longstanding, focused interest in cancer immunology and gene-based therapies. He brings his extensive knowledge of the development and testing of novel therapies to VIC.