number one

​​​​​​For a fourth consecutive year, rankings of NIH funding put UCSF Urology in first place......

Wall Street Newspaper

The Wall Street Journal included UCSF Urology in an article on genomic tests & the influence they can have over a man’s decision to seek treatment for prostate cancer...

Dr. Palmer listens in during patient doctor visit

Dr. Palmer's novel work focuses on cancer communication and cancer disparities in underserved communities...

Roan lab

Research by Nadia Roan, PhD was highlighted in a recent blog post by Francis Collins for his weekly “NIH Director’s Blog”...

Luke Gilbert, PhD

The newly created Goldberg-Benioff Endowed Professorship in Prostate Cancer Translational Biology goes to Luke Gilbert, PhD

Centennial collage

UCSF 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 ...

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from December 2012

San Francisco General Hospital’s Chief of Urology, Jack W. McAninch, MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon) received the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Surgeons. "I am very honored and proud to receive such a prestigious award," says Dr. McAninch...

Jason Bardi reports on UCSF Urology's Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS and his study on genital injuries...

For three special days this past Fall, the floors of UCSF Urology were filled with some of the brightest young minds in the nation as the AUA match process unfolded .....

The UCSF Urology Department has captured all three awards in the Western Section American Urologic Association 2012 ........

UCSF urologist Long-Chen Li, MD, and his team have published findings from a study in mice showing that delivering small activating RNA molecules (saRNAs) directly into the bladder can activate tumor suppressor genes and inhibit tumor growth...

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital features Urology's Laurence Baskin, MD, chief of Pediatric Urology on raising awareness of Hypospadias...

UCSF Urology is collaborating with four other sites on a National Institutes of Health-funded study to determine whether phthalates (chemicals that soften plastics), affect urogenital development in human infants.

Pooling information gathered in large, observational studies helps scientists tease out the secrets of prostate cancer.

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