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Dr. Hani Goodarzi honored with NIH Director's Transformative Research Award.
Stan Rosenfeld stepped down as Chair of the Patient Services Committee this past July after 23 years of service. His dedication to driving excellence in patient care and passion for advocacy is without question. And though he may no longer hold the title of Chair he will remain an active member of the Committee.
Anne M. Suskind, MD, discusses the study, “Comparative outcomes for older adults undergoing surgery for bladder and bowel dysfunction.” Suskind is an associate professor of Urology and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, and a chief of Neurourology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
Micha Yin-Zheng Cheng, MD, MPH, MS, a resident in the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Urology, discusses the challenge of improving diversity in the urology workforce.
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) approved investing more than $3.8 million in a Phase 1 clinical trial to create a stem cell-based therapy for urethral stricture disease led by Wake Forest University Health Sciences and UCSF Urology, which will serve as the main clinical site. UCSF Urology is a leading center internationally for the treatment and study of urethral stricture disease (https://expertscape.com/ex/urethral+stricture).
This past June the Dept. Urology celebrated the Emil A. Tanagho Visiting Professor and the graduating residents.
Here are some highlights from the event.