Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day 2020


Discuss your Research  **  Network  **  Support the Trainees


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.  

2020 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day:


Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering


Innovations in Technology for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


Friday, April 24, 2020


Registration is REQUIRED to obtain the link for joining the virtual meeting

 Registration       Program Booklet      Agenda

Registration closes on Thursday April 23, 2020 at 5 PM


Organized by

Duke Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program (KURe)
     (Contact: Cindy Amundsen, Friederike Jayes)

Sponsored by:

NIH-NIDDK K12DK100024 (KURe); Pelvic Medicine Research Consortium (PMRC); Duke Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Surgery-Urology

New! Instructions and Helpful Hints for Research Day


New! Conversations with the Experts 

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM in virtual break-out rooms
Trainees are invited to small group conversations with selected experts.
Click here for a list of available experts.
You have to sign-up here in order to participate. 
(Select your preferences before 10 AM on Thursday, April 23, 2020)

Keynote Presentations and Panel Discussions:

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
Innovations in Technology for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Trainee Podium presentations:

Selected from submitted abstracts - The 2020 winners are listed on the agenda.

Flash Talks:

See here: Format for virtual flash talks
Flash Talk presentations are part of the Trainee Awards competition and winners will be announced at the end of the meeting.

Abstract Submission CLOSED

March 30, 2020 - to be considered for trainee award and monetary prizes
April 12, 2020 - for all other abstracts (non-trainees and trainees not competing for awards)

Trainee Awards and Monetary Prizes

In three categories: clinical, basic, and translational
For oral and flash-talk presentations​

2020 Program Booklet 

Keynote Speakers 2020


 Carlos R. Estrada, Jr., MD, MBA
 Harvard Medical School


"Urological Tissue Engineering in 2020: A Clinician-Scientist's Perspective"




 Nicole L. Miller, MD, FACS
 Vanderbilt University Medical Center


"Innovations in the Surgical Treatment of BPH"


Panelists 2020


Joshua R. Mauney, PhD

Urology and Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine

Samdeep K. Mouli, MD, MS

Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg

Jiro Nagatomi, PhD 

Bioengineering, Clemson University

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

Urology, Carolina Urologic Research Center

Brian M. Whitley, MD, MPH

Urology, Duke University

J Koudy Williams, DVM

Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest Institute