Department of Urology's, John Leppert, MD, and OB/GYN's, Wendy Fantl, PhD, just began their 2 year grant awarded by the Parker Institute of Cancer Immunotherapy, for their project titled "Re-establishing immunotherapy as a first-line treatment for select metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients informed by multiplexed imaging cytometry".
Newly funded NIH U01 grant
Dr. Donna Peehl just received an NIH U01 grant for her project titled "Metabolic Imaging Comparisons of Patient-Derived Models of Renal Cell Carcinoma".
1st Place in the WSAUA Health Policy Essay Contest
Dr. Kai Dallas won First 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.
1st Place in the WSAUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest
Dr. Tim Chang was awarded First 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.
2nd Place in the WSAUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest
Dr. Kai Dallas was awarded Second 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.
VA Merit Award
Dr. John Leppert just received a VA Merit Award to fund his project titled "Personalized Life Expectancy to Encourage High Value Prostate Cancer Care".