Adult (Non-Cancer)

Adult (Non-Cancer)

Dr. Garcia in the 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.

Adult (Non-Cancer) News & Highlights

In urology, there are many conditions diagnosed in infancy and childhood that require lifelong care, which means that patients must ultimately make a transition from pediatric to adult care as they...
Welcome AUA 2018 to our great city.  Hope you have an opportunity to read through the AUA Daily News article written by UCSF pediatric urologist, Hillary Copp, MD, MS on what to see and do while in...
Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS et al surveyed 3,118 women cyclists debunking smaller studies that found possible relationship between cycling and sexual dysfunction.  This is the largest study comparing...
Research by Nadia Roan, PhD was highlighted in a recent blog post by Francis Collins for his weekly “NIH Director’s Blog” for an article on Snapshots of Life: Finding Where HIV Hides. For a link to...
In an aritcle by San Francisco Business Times, "Women Who Lead in Life Sciences: Leaders in Their Field," the editors recognized UCSF Urology and Gladstone Institute scientist, Nadia Roan, PhD.  Her...
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...
The newest faculty member to join UCSF Urology, Male Reproductive Health, is former UCSF Andrology Fellow, Alan Shindel, MD, MAS.  After completing his fellowship, Dr. Shindel accepted a position at...