2022 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar WSAUA Awardee Announced

BALTIMORE, May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Urology Care Foundation, the official foundation of the AUA, are pleased to recognize 19 researchers as recipients of the 2022 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards. The Research Scholar Program supports future research leaders and ensures that they receive the necessary training and guidance for a successful research career. The awards provide $40,000 per year for one or two years mentored training for clinical and postdoctoral fellows or early career investigators.

"The Urology Care Foundation is committed to improving urologic health by supporting research, patient education and fostering humanitarian endeavors," said Harris M. Nagler, MD, Urology Care Foundation president. "When we support researchers we support individuals who will improve our ability to prevent, detect and treat urologic diseases and thus improve urologic health for all."

Congratulations to the 2022 awardees:

AUA Western Section Award: Eugene Shkolyar, MD, will receive this one-year award for a study on improving the quality and outcomes of transurethral resection of bladder tumor through the use of adjunctive molecular biomarkers and optical imaging at Stanford University School of Medicine under the mentorship of Joseph Liao, MD.

AUA Western Section Award: Elizabeth Koehne, MD, will receive this one-year award for a study on DNA methyltransferase inhibition and immune stimulation in bladder cancer at the University of Washington under the mentorship of Jonathan Wright, MD.

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