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From left to right: Smita De, Aviva Weinberg, Philip Barbosa, Simon Conti, Remy Lamberts, and David Guo at the Northern California Urological Resident Seminar, April 2014

Presenters at the 39th Annual Northern California Urological Resident Research Seminar:

"Leave No Stone Unturned? - Negative Ureteroscopy Rates" - Remy Lamberts, MD

"Dispelling a Commonly Held Belief: Diabetic Severity Does Not Increase the Risk of Uriniary Incontinience in Women (NHANES 2001-2010)"- Aviva Weinberg, MD
Third prize presentation - Clinical Research

"Utilization of Cytoreductive Nephrectomy and Patient Survival in the Targeted Therapy Era" - Simon Conti, MD

"Urodynamics Findings of Men with Urinary Retention" - David Guo, MD

"Overall Survival Among Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients Treated in the VA Health Care System" - Philip Barbosa, MD
First prize presentation - Clinical Research

"Body Wall Forces at Port Sites in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery" - Smita De, MD