Jochen Walz

Jochen Walz

Jochen Walz is qualified as urologist from the University of Hamburg/Germany in 2005 and was trained at the Universities of Marseille/France and Hamburg/Germany. He was Research Fellow at the Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit of the University of Montreal /Canada. Since 2007 he is Head of the Uro-Oncology department of the Institut Paoli-Calmettes Cancer Center in Marseille /France and specializes in Uro-Oncology.

Jochen Walz was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Hamburg/Germany in 2008. He was the chairman of the EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI) from 2009 to 2007 and is since 2007 member of the EAU Scientific Congress Office. He hosted in Marseille the EAU Robotic Urology Section meeting in 2018 and the Canadian exchange programme delegates in 2019. His research focusses on prostate cancer and was funded amongst others by the French Programme for Hospital Clinical Cancer Research (PHRC), the German Research Foundation and the Research Foundation of Quebec. For his research he received several awards from international, national and regional societies.

Declaration of Interests

Research funding: Jochen Walz has received peer reviewed funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG), Norddeutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie, French Programme for Hospital Clinical Cancer Research, the Research Foundation of Quebec, and industry sponsoring form Hitachi, Supersonic, Exact Imaging, and ANNA/C-TRUS.

Stock holdings: Jochen Walz holds no stock in medical equipment or pharmaceutical companies.

Advisory boards: Jochen Walz has served on advisory boards for 3D-Biopsy (2019), Blue Earth Diagnostics (2015, 2017), Exact imaging (2016), Janssen (2019), Light Point Medical (2019), and Supersonic (2009).

Lecture fees: Jochen Walz has been paid to lecture by ANNA/C-TRUS (2015, 2016), Astellas (2018, 2019), AztraZeneca (2015, 2018 and 2019), Blue Earth Diagnostics (2018), Hitachi (2009), Ipsen (2019), Janssen (2018, 2019), Supersonic (2013, 2014), and Takeda (2015, 2019).

Employment or Consultancy: Jochen Walz is not serving as a consultant for any company.