Adult (Non-Cancer)

Adult (Non-Cancer)

Dr. Garcia in the lab

Although not life-threatening, many non-cancerous urological disorders can severely compromise quality of life. UCSF researchers are investigating the causes and best treatments for conditions such as erectile dysfunction, incontinence, urinary stones, and kidney and genital trauma. Their work encompasses basic laboratory investigations and clinical trials of new drugs and devices. Researchers also evaluate the merits of different surgical approaches to treating these conditions.

Adult (Non-Cancer) News & Highlights

On October 6, 2017, UCSF’s Department of Urology celebrated its 100th anniversary with an educational seminar, a black-tie gala and the release of a book commemorating the department’s first century...
The newest faculty member to join UCSF Urology, Male Reproductive Health, is former UCSF Andrology Fellow, Alan Shindel, MD, MAS.  After completing his fellowship, Dr. Shindel accepted a position at...
UCSF Urology has once again been named among the best departments in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s2017-2018 Best Hospitals survey. Urology is #6 this year and one of 15 adult...
Protein fragments found in semen, and previously only known Nadia Roan, PhD, Assistant Professor, UCSF Urology for their ability to enhance HIV infection, also appear to play an important role in...
Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, asked for perfection from his faculty members when he became chair of Urology at UCSF in 1996. He got it, and he gave it. As a surgeon and a researcher, Carroll cares deeply...
The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons awarded its 2017 Barringer Medal to Marshall L. Stoller, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of the UCSF Department of Urology, during the April annual...
In sub-Sahara Africa, a man with urethral stricture disease (USD) can go a long time without treatment. The condition — in this region most commonly due to sexually transmitted disease or trauma —...