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Urology Research

Advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases are nurtured in UCSF's dynamic research environment. Internationally recognized basic scientists and clinicians work collaboratively to understand disease at the cellular level, then creatively apply their findings to improve patient care. UCSF is known for a spectrum of research in urological cancers, non-cancerous diseases, and pediatric urology.  Our research programs receive substantial funding from the National Institutes of Health and from other public and private entities. In many cases, our research programs encompass multi-center studies headed by UCSF investigators.

Research News & Highlights

Luke Gilbert, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Urology and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named to the newly created Goldberg-Benioff Endowed Professorship in...
Under the direction of Hillary Copp, MD, MS; Tom Gaither et al published research on Risk Factors for the Development of Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction (BBD) in Pediatrics which was selected for AUA...
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...
Anobel Y. Odisho, MD, MPH, joins UCSF Urology as the newest member of the multidisciplinary urologic oncology team.  Dr. Odisho, who attended medical school here at UCSF and also completed his...
Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in residence in UCSF’s Urologic Oncology Department, has won a prestigious “Rising Stars in Urology Research Award" from the Urology Care Foundation. The...
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...