Visiting Scholars & Researchers
Dr. Raveen Syan, principal investigator, and faculty mentors Dr. Amy Dobberfuhl and Dr. 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!
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". Congrats, John!
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.