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SUFU Grant Award
Raveen Syan, FPMRS fellow and principal investigator, and faculty mentors Amy Dobberfuhl and Craig Comiter, were awarded a grant from the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) for their 2017 SUFU Foundation Study of Chemodenervation. The project titled "Feasibility and Efficacy of Transvaginal OnabotulinumtoxinA Chemodeneration of the Trigone for the Third Line Treatment of Refractory Overactive Bladder." Congrats, Raveen, Amy, and Craig!
- Tim Chang was awarded 1st place in the Western Section AUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest for his entry entitled: In Vivo Biodistribution and Toxicity of Intravesical Administration of Quantum Dots for Optical Molecular Imaging of Bladder Cancer.
- Kai Dallas won 1st place in the Western Section AUA Health Policy Essay Contest for his entry entitled: Racial Disparities in Hospital Admissions in the First 30 Days After Urethral Sling Procedures in California.
- Kai also took 2nd place in the Western Section AUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest for his entry entitled: Redefining the Stone Belt: Precipitation Potentiates the Risk of Urinary Stone Disease in California.
- What impacts the all cause risk of reoperation after pelvic organ prolapse repair? A comparison of mesh and native tissue approaches in 110,329 women
Dallas KB, Rogo-Gupta L, Elliott CS.
J Urol. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0022-5347(18)42415-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.3093. [Epub ahead of print]
- Volitional voiding of the bladder following spinal cord injury: Validation of bilateral lower extremity motor function as a key predictor
Elliott CS, Dallas KB, Zlatev D, Comiter CV, Crew J, Shem K.
J Urol. 2018 Feb 16. pii: S0022-5347(18)32264-X. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2018.02.064. [Epub ahead of print]
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44th Annual Northern California Urological Resident Research Seminar
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - Emeryville, CA
Special congratulations to the prize winners:
Nancy Wang - First prize Clinical Research: "Achieving prficiency in prostate multi-parametric MRI evaluation in urologists: effects of a case-based education module"
William Brubaker - Fourth prize Clinical research: "Black, hispanic and underinsured patients experience longer wait times in definitive surgical management for urinary stone disease"
Tim Chang - Third prize Basic Science Research: Bladder cancer classification in real-time using artificial intelligence"