U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Urology Program Directors' Meeting

12/9/2013 9:00 AM
12/11/2013 3:00 PM
Yes
No
(301) 897-9400
Michael Schultz
mschultz@scgcorp.com
301-670-4990
Bethesda
 
Bethesda Marriott Hotel

Event Details

Meeting Objective

The purpose of the Urology Program Directors' Meeting is to bring together the Directors of the Urology O'Brien Centers and their project directors, the Planning Center Directors for Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology, and the Directors for the Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program and their fellows. This meeting will promote interactions between Centers and Programs and the sharing of resources.

Agenda

December 9, 2013

9:00 a.m. Introductory Remarks
Robert Star, M.D., Tracy Rankin, Ph.D., Deborah Hoshizaki, Ph.D.—National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
9:15 a.m. Introduction to the Large Urology Research Programs
Robert Star, M.D., Tracy Rankin, Ph.D., Deborah Hoshizaki, Ph.D.—NIDDK

KURe K12 Program-New Programs (10 min presentations/5 min questions)

9:30 a.m. Dale Edmond Bjorling, D.V.M. —University of Wisconsin
9:45 a.m. Firouz Daneshgari, M.D.—Case Western Reserve University
10:00 a.m. Stephen Jay Freeland, M.D.—Duke University
10:15 a.m. Break

KURe K12 Program-Continuing Programs (30 min presentations/5 min questions)

10:30 a.m. Laurence Baskin, M.D. and Peter R. Carroll—University of California San Francisco
11:05 a.m. Dolores Jean Lamb, Ph.D.—Baylor College of Medicine
11:40 a.m. Discussion of Best Practices and Possible Areas for Improvement

K12 Scholars—Short Talks (15 min presentation/5 min questions)

12:00 p.m. Benjamin Breyer, M.D.—University of California San Francisco
12:20 p.m. Abhishek Seth, M.D.—Baylor College of Medicine
12:40 p.m. Nadia Roan, Ph.D.—University of California San Francisco
1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Hillary Copp, M.D.—University of California San Francisco
1:50 p.m. Jonathan Routh, M.D.—Duke University

P20 Program: Session 1

2:10 p.m. The Role of Altered Permeability in Bladder Diseases
Robert Hurst, Ph.D.—University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
(30 min presentation/10 min questions)
2:50 p.m. Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunctions in Neurological Disorders
Anna Malyhkina, Ph.D.—University of Pennsylvania
(40 min presentation/10 min questions)
3:40 p.m. Break
3:55 p.m. Introduction to nGUDMAP
Michelle Southard-Smith, Ph.D.—Vanderbilt University
4:30 p.m. GUDMAP Workshop
Chris Armit, Ph.D.—University of Edinburgh
  Poster Session
   

December 10, 2013

P20 Program: Session 2 (30 min presentations/10 min questions)

8:00 a.m. Mechanism of Cytokine-Induced Lower Urinary Track Pathology
Michael Ittmann, M.D., Ph.D.—Baylor College of Medicine
8:40 a.m. Molecular Signatures Associated with Prostatic Inflammation in Rodent
Zhou Wang, Ph.D.—University of Pittsburgh
9:20 a.m. Break
9:35 a.m. Biology and Pathophysiology of urothelium in Bladder Disease
Gerald Andriole, M.D.—Washington University in Saint Louis

U54 Program

10:15 a.m. Overview
John Lieske, M.D.—Mayo Clinic
(15 min presentation/10 min questions)
10:40 a.m. Non-invasive Characterization of Renal Stones
Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D.— Mayo Clinic
(20 min presentation/10 min questions)
11:10 a.m. Break
11:25 a.m. Visualization and Pathophysiology of Renal Stone Precursor
John Lieske, M.D.—Mayo Clinic
(20 min presentation/10 min questions)
11:55 a.m. Epidemiology of Kidney Stone Recurrence
Andrew Rule, M.D.—Mayo Clinic
(20 min presentation/10 min questions)
12:25 p.m. Using a Drosophila Model to Identify Inhibitors of Oxalate
Michael Romero, Ph.D.—Mayo Clinic
(20 min presentation/10 min questions)
12:55 p.m. Lunch

P20 Program: Session 3 (30 min presentation/10 min questions)

1:10 p.m. Critical Role of Metals in Calcification and Kidney Stone Formation
Marshall Stoller, Ph.D.—Burnham Institute

K12 Scholars—Short Talks (15 min presentation/5 min questions)

1:50 p.m. Thomas Chi, M.D.— University of California San Francisco
2:10 p.m. Adam Szafran, M.D., Ph.D.—Baylor College of Medicine
2:30 p.m. Carolina Jorgez, Ph.D.—Baylor College of Medicine
2:50 p.m. Nazema Siddiqui, M.D.—Duke University
3:10 p.m. Break

Plenary Address

3:25 p.m. Dorry Segev, M.D., Ph.D.—Johns Hopkins Medicine
   

December 11, 2013

K12 Scholars—Short Talks (15 min presentation/5 min questions)

8:00 a.m. Mir Reza Bekheirnia, M.D.—Baylor College of Medicine
8:20 a.m. Shweta Choudhry, Ph.D.—Unversity of California San Francisco

P20 Program: Session 4 (40 min presentations/10 min questions)

8:40 a.m. Regeneration, Repair, and Remodeling of the Lower Urinary Tract
George Christ, Ph.D.—Wake Forest School of Medicine
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Obesity, Inflammation, and BPH
Simon Hayward, Ph.D.—Vanderbilt University Medical Center
10:35 a.m. Mechanism of Age-Related Voiding Dysfunction Defined by Systems Genetics
Mark Zeidel, M.D.— Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
11:25 a.m. Urinary Biomarkers of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Men
Wade Bushman
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Closed Session with P20 EEP
2:00 p.m. Feedback Session to the P20 PIs and NIDDK
3:00 p.m. Adjournment

Directions/Travel

MEETING LOCATION

Bethesda Marriott Hotel
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD  20814
Phone: (301) 897-9400
 
* Self-parking is $15 daily.

DIRECTIONS TO BETHESDA MARRIOTT HOTEL

From Points North
From points North and East: Take I-95 South to I-495 West (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Follow I-495 West for 9 miles to Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane. Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.
 
From points North and West: Take I-270 South to I-495 East (Capital Beltway) toward Washington, DC. Stay in one of the three left lanes. Follow signs for 355 South, a left-lane exit, onto Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.
 
From Points South
Take I-95 North to I-495 (Capital Beltway) toward Tysons Corner/Rockville. Follow I-495 for 20 miles. Take Exit 34 (Wisconsin Avenue South/Route 355) toward Bethesda. Follow Wisconsin Avenue to the first traffic light and turn right onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.
 
From Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)
Take the Route 195 connector to I-95 South. Take I-95 South to I-495 West (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Follow I-495 West for 9 miles to Exit 34 (Bethesda/Wisconsin Avenue). Follow signs for Route 355 South and stay in the right lane. Turn right at the light onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.
 
From Washington Dulles International Airport
Take the Dulles Access Road for approximately 13 miles to Exit 18. Move to the right on the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) and exit at Exit 18. Stay left on the ramp for Bethesda/Baltimore and proceed toward Bethesda (I-495). Go approximately 9 miles on I-495. Stay on I-495 at the I-495/I-270 split (bear right). Take Exit 34 (Wisconsin Avenue South/Route 355) toward Bethesda. Follow Wisconsin Avenue to the first traffic light and turn right onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

From Ronald Reagan National Airport
Take the George Washington Parkway North for 12 miles to I-495 toward Maryland (Capital Beltway). Take Exit 34 (Wisconsin Avenue South/Route 355) toward Bethesda. Follow Wisconsin Avenue to the first traffic light and turn right onto Pooks Hill Road. The hotel is on the right.

METRO INFORMATION

The Metro System is clean, reliable, and safe. It operates from 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, Monday through Thursday; 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Fridays; 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Saturdays; and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Sundays. Each passenger must buy a farecard to travel in the system. Guides for purchasing farecards are posted on the vending machines in each station. Each Metro car features a complete, color-coded map. Station attendants on duty at each station can provide additional information on request.
 
From Union Station or downtown Washington (main Metro Lines into the city converge at Metro Center Station and Gallery Place Station), take the Metro Red Line toward Shady Grove or Grosvenor. Exit at the Medical Center Station and take the escalator to the street level. Weekdays, the Marriott Shuttle departs from the Medical Center Station "Kiss & Ride Area" every half-hour between 6:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and between 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Weekend and holiday hours for the Marriott Shuttle are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 3:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

SHUTTLES

SuperShuttle offers service to most hotels from Ronald Reagan National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, and Baltimore/Washington International Airport. The shuttle leaves on an as-needed basis between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. During other times, arrange for a shuttle by calling 800-258-3826 from the airport.

TAXIS

The taxi fare is approximately $45 from Ronald Reagan National Airport, approximately $50 from Washington Dulles International Airport, and approximately $60 from Baltimore/Washington International Airport.

Minutes

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Attendees

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Abstracts

POSTER ABSTRACT AND PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

Submission Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2013
Each poster abstract must be submitted to:
Michael Schultz
mschultz@scgcorp.com

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

  1. A completed poster abstract should include a statement of purpose, methods used, and a summary of results in sufficient detail to support the conclusion. Statements such as "results will be described" should be avoided.
  2. Format for a poster abstract:
    1. The poster abstract should be typed single-spaced using type no smaller than 12 point using the font Times New Roman.
    2. Poster abstract size should fit on half a page (8.5" x 5").
    3. Title should be bolded and followed by one return.
    4. Author List (authors' first and last names, degrees) and Institutions, including city, state, and country, should be followed by one return. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. Provide any grant acknowledgments for your research (e.g., R01-DK13028) at the end of your abstract.
  3. Poster abstract submission
  4. The poster abstract file should be saved as:  presenting author's last name_first word in the title    (e.g., Zucker_Effects).

POSTER GUIDELINES

Poster presenters will be required to attend the poster session. The poster session will be at the Bethesda Marriott hotel and will be available beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 9th, until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10th.  Posters may be mounted on boards beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 9th.
Posters must be removed by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10th.  Photography is not allowed where posters are displayed.

POSTER BOARD SIZE AND FORMAT

Each author is allotted one-half of a 4' H x 6' W board, or net space of 3'8" HIGH by 2'10" WIDE. Posters should be formatted in PORTRAIT/VERTICAL format.

POSTER SESSIONS

Poster sessions are scheduled as follows:
Monday, December 9th, 2013, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.—Even numbered poster authors must be at boards
  • 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.—Odd numbered poster authors must be at boards
  • 6:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.—Open poster viewing (authors need not be present)

Location

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  • 5151 Pooks Hill Road
  • MD 20814
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Contacts

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Michael Schultz
mschultz@scgcorp.com
301-670-4990