Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day 2018


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The purpose of the meeting is to stimulate discussions, to highlight urology research in the area, and to develop a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to answer urological research questions. Faculty, Fellows, Postdocs, Students, and Staff from all disciplines with an interest in any aspect of benign urological diseases are invited to attend.           

2018 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day:

 Friday, May 11, 2018
 Albert Eye Research Institute Auditorium, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Organized by

Duke Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program (KURe)
     (Contact: Cindy Amundsen, Friederike Jayes)
and Pelvic Medicine Research Consortium (PMRC)
    (Contact: Matthew Fraser)

2018 Program Book



Congratulations to the 2018 Winners 

Basic Science Oral Presentation:
1st place - Nathan Hirshman, Francis M Hughes, Jr., Huixia Jin, J Todd Purves - Symptoms of diabetic bladder dysfunction may be explained by specific NLRP3-induced changes in bladder afferent nerves

Clinical Oral Presentation:
1st place - Leonid I Aksenov, Ashley C Wietsma, Michael E Lipkin, Jonathan C Routh, Glenn M Preminger, Charles D Scales Jr.- Analgesic Prescribing Patterns in Emergency Departments for Acute Symptomatic Urinary Stone Disease, 2006-2014

Basic Science Poster Presentation:
1st place - Shelby A Powers, Michael R Odom, Elena S Pak, Johanna Hannan- Testosterone Replacement Enhances Internal Pudendal Artery Relaxation to Reverse Erectile Dysfunction in a Rat Model of Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Clinical Poster Presentation:
1st place - Zachary R Dionise, Michael L Garcia-Roig, Andrew Kirsch, Jonathan C Routh- Crowd-sourcing Parental Preference Assessments for Vesicoureteral Reflux: Multiprofile Case Best-Worst Scaling

Keynote Speakers 2018


Greg Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCEGreg Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE
Urology and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania


“Pediatric Urinary Stone Disease: Epidemiology and the Exposome”



Sheela Sathyanarayana, MD, MPH
Pediatrics and Environmental Medicine
University of Washington


“Environmental Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Sex Specific Genitourinary Development”

Panelists 2018


Emily S. Barrett, PhD

Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health

David Goldfarb, MD

Nephrology, New York University
Dietary and Environmental Exposures in Adult Stone Disease: A Link to Oxidative Stress?

Tanecia Mitchell, PhD

Urology, University of Alabama
Molecular Mechanisms of Oxidative Stress and Stone Disease

Susan K. Murphy, PhD

Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences, Duke University

Heather Patisaul, PhD

Neuroscience, Endocrinology, and Toxicology, NC State University

Jonathan Routh, MD

Pediatric Urology, Duke University
Clinical and Economic Impact of Urinary Stone Disease

Charles D. Scales Jr., MD

Urology, Duke University
Population Health: Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome, Aging, and Adult Stone Disease



Past Research Days:

2017 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day

2016 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day


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