Gary Smith, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Oncology
Department of Urologic Oncology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief Science Officer
AndroBioSys, Inc.
Special Interests: 
Prostate stem cells and angiogenesis
Targets for new therapies for prevention and treatment of prostate cancer
Racial differences in prostate cancer mortality


Dr. Gary Smith joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) in 2006 as Co-Leader of the Prostate Program for the Roswell Park Cancer Center Support (Core) Grant, in the Department of Urologic Oncology. He comes to Roswell Park from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he served as Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine since 1996.

Dr. Smith earned his doctorate in genetics from North Carolina State University in 1975. He completed postdoctoral training at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1977 and Environmental Pathology in 1978.

Dr. Smith is a co-founder of AndroBioSys, Inc. which is pioneering new human tissue-based models for drug testing and developing new treatments for prostate disease.

He has authored or co-authored more than 70 journal articles and book chapters.


Education and Training: 
PhD (Genetics) North Carolina State University
Post-doc Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1977
Professional Memberships: 
American Association of Pathologists
American Association of Cancer Research