Research

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Dr. Raga


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

Rahul Aggarwal, MD, discusses the phase 3 PRESTO trial, which he presented at the 2022 ESMO Congress. Read more here.
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,...
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....
In this video Micha Yin-Zheng Cheng, MD, MPH, MS, a resident in the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Urology discusses the background of the UCSF UReTER (UnderRepresented...
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...
This past June the Dept. Urology celebrated the Emil A. Tanagho Visiting Professor and the graduating residents. Here are some highlights from the event. The Emil A. Tanagho Visiting Professor, Dr....
The Department of Urology recently celebrated Drs. Overland, Lindsey and Yang take the next step in their Urologic careers as well-respected 2022 graduates of the UCSF Urology Residency program. ...