See the full schedule of this year's appearances by members the University of Iowa Department of Urology at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in San Antonio.
A team of researchers in the University of Iowa Department of Urology has been awarded a four-year, $1,399,501 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support ongoing development of an interferon (IFN)-γ targeted therapy to treat chronic pain caused by interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS).
“We have the most advanced early-stage bladder cancer program in the world,” says Dr. Michael A. O'Donnell, director of urologic oncology for University of Iowa Health Care.
A new study published in JAMA Network Open finds that a chemotherapy combination developed by UI urologic oncologists is better tolerated than BCG and is better at preventing high-grade cancer recurrence in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
The award will cover up to $1,000 in travel and housing costs during a four-week advanced elective. The University of Iowa Department of Urology has announced a new scholarship to offer out-of-state medical students the opportunity to study at one of the nation’s most renowned academic urology...
A chemotherapy regimen developed at the University of Iowa for the treatment of high-risk cases of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer has shown promising signs of effectiveness and tolerability at a time when urologic oncologists are in dire need of an alternative to the drug that is used as the standard treatment, which is in short supply worldwide.
Taking inspiration from popular gaming devices, the design and engineering experts on the UI Protostudios team are helping pediatric urologist Christopher Cooper, MD, devise a bladder pressure monitor that will be easy for kids to operate.
Bradley Erickson, MD, professor of urology in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and director of the UI Department of Urology's Division of Functional Urology, has been appointed to the Rubin H. Flocks Professorship in Urology.
University of Iowa urologist Christopher Cooper, MD, is recognized for the lasting impact his work has had in areas such as vesicoureteral reflux, bowel and bladder dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, and hydronephrosis.
The device attaches to any catheter and transmits real-time data to health care teams via a smartphone app for more accessible and frequent bladder pressure monitoring at home.