Adult (Non-Cancer)

Research 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.

Urologic Subspecialties News & Highlights

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. ...