Adult (Non-Cancer)

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

The Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with tributes presented at their 2019 winter meeting.  SUFU...
UCSFUrology's Thomas Chi, MD was recently interviewed by Business Insider's Hillary Brueck.  He reminds all to drink water...especially when you are dieting.  Click here for full article.    
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...