Research Programs

Research Programs

The AUA Office of Research is coordinating an excellent series of research events for the 2017 AUA Annual Meeting beginning on Friday, May 12.

The theme of this year's Urologic Oncology Research Symposium is "Innovative Therapeutics for Personalized Medicine: From Cell and Protein Engineering to Novel Nanomedicines," and the Basic Sciences Symposium will focus on "Function and Dysfunction of Stem Cells, Regeneration, and Repair in Urology." Both full-day symposia will be held on Friday, May 12.

Other symposia include the Challenges for Urologic Research Series: "Challenges in Using EMR Data for Health Services Research," The Funding Opportunities and Grant Writing Guidance for Early Career Investigators Workshop, and the Research Forum: "Early Career Investigators Showcase." These symposia will take place throughout the day on Sunday, May 14.

The AUA2017 plenary program will also include three talks featuring AUA and Urology Care Foundation research programs:

  • "Highlights of Urologic Oncology Research" presented by Aria Olumi, MD on Sunday, May 14, from 7:30 – 7:40 a.m.
  • "Highlights of Benign Urologic Research" presented by Rosalyn Adam, PhD on Sunday, May 14, from 7:40 – 7:50 a.m.
  • Rising Stars in Urology Research Spotlight: "Advances in Understanding How the Health Care Delivery System Influences Quality and Access to Care for Patients with Urological Cancers," presented by David C. Miller, MD from the University of Michigan, on Sunday, May 8 from 10:30 – 10:45 a.m.