Dr. Tanyi is Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA. He received his medical degree at the University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Sciences Center in Hungary, summa cum laude. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and subsequently, a gynecologic oncology fellowship at University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Tanyi obtained his PhD degree in 2008 at the Semmelweis University in Budapest. He developed a novel hypothesis that aberrations in lysophosphatidic acid metabolism in ovarian cancer may be the result of decreased metabolism which further stimulates ovarian cancer progression and validated LPA as an important therapeutic target. Dr. Tanyi was recruited to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at The University of Pennsylvania as an Assistant Professor in 2011. Dr. Tanyi is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. He treats women with all types of gynecologic cancers and has extensive training in minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, extended pelvic resections, and pelvic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Tanyi’s clinical interests include complex gynecologic procedures mostly in advanced ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal malignancies. His clinical and translational research focuses primarily on tumor immunology and immunotherapy. Dr. Tanyi has participated as principal investigator in multiple clinical trials and laboratory investigations. He has authored over 80 scientific publications, 6 book chapters, given high numbers of invited lectures worldwide and nationwide. He also serves as a Scientific Reviewer to a number of major journals and has won numerous academic and scientific awards including multiple health care hero awards for outstanding patient care at the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the Angela Carlino Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research and Care Award by Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.