Dr. Basu originally obtained his medical degree from the Medical College, Kolkata, the oldest medical school in Asia. He then completed a fellowship at the Indian Council of Medical Research and a Masters in Epidemiology and Biostatistical Methods in Clinical Research from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore , Maryland. He then completed his Internal Medicine training at the Johns Hopkins University & Sinai Hospital of Baltimore program. Dr. Basu also has fellowship training from the University of Southern California and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he focused on the care of patients with genitourinary malignancies under the mentorship of Drs. Brian Rini and Dr. Petros Grivas.
Dr. Arnab Basu is an academic genitourinary oncologist focusing in the care of patients with Kidney Cancer & Bladder Cancer. Dr. Basu is experienced in the use of immunotherapy and targeted therapies in these diseases and has performed research in resistance mechanisms to immunotherapy. Dr. Basu is developing translational research programs in the genitourinary malignancies at UAB. In addition to kidney and bladder cancer , he also specializes in testicular, adrenal and prostate cancers.
Following his Training , Dr. Basu has joined UAB as a Associate Scientist with the Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Tenure Track Assistant Professor at the UAB School of Medicine, where he is developing novel assays for the detection of resistance mechanisms to immunotherapy and mouse models for validating therapies in kidney cancer. Dr. Basu's research interests are in developing novel agents for Kidney and Bladder Cancer and to improve immunotherapies in these diseases.