Departmental Research

Recent Awards

Grant for cancer immunotherapy project

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 R01 grant 

Dr. Geoff Sonn is a co-PI along with Richard Fan, a co-investigator, on a new NIH R01 grant for project titled "Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Cancer using MR/US Fusion".

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".

Visiting Scholars & Researchers

Okyaz Eminaga, MD

Jae Heon Kim, MD

Deokhyun Han, MD

Gautier Marcq, MD

In Gab Jeong, MD

Clinical Trials

Laboratories

Brooks Lab

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