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Urology Clinical Research and Epidemiology

The Urology Clinical Research and Epidemiology Program advances clinical studies and epidemiologic research for noncancerous urologic diseases.  The portfolio encompasses the development and analysis of large databases, cross-sectional surveys, prospective observational studies, case-control studies, and randomized, controlled clinical trials.  Key areas of interest include preventing disease, identification and validation of markers to establish disease and disease prognosis, and defining risk factors.
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 NIDDK Staff

 
Tamara Bavendam, M.D.Women's Urologic HealthZiya Kirkali, M.D.Clinical Urology; Urology Small Business
John Kusek, Ph.D.Kidney and Urology Clinical TrialsChristopher Mullins, Ph.D.Urology Cell Biology

 

 Related Funding Opportunities

 
Posted DateTitleFull Announcement
7/17/2014High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Chemical Probes (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-284
7/2/2014Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders in Newborns (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-270
7/2/2014Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders in Newborns (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-270
6/25/2014NIDDK Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) (Summary) PAR-14-266
6/4/2014Research on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions (R01) (Summary) PA-14-244
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 Research Resources

 
Resource NameDescription
NIDDK Information Network

The NIDDK Information Network (dkNET), serves the needs of basic and clinical investigators by providing seamless access to large pools of data relevant to the mission of NIDDK. The goal of … (Summary)

Rare Kidney Stone Consortium

The Consortium facilitates cooperative exchange of information and resources among investigators, clinicians, patients, and researchers in order to improve care and outcomes for patients with … (Summary)

Randomized Intervention for Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux

The purpose of this study is to learn whether all children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) should be treated with antibiotics. The study will tell us if prophylactic antibiotic treatment … (Summary)

Diabetic Complications Consortium
The goal of the NIDDK-sponsored Diabetic Complications Consortium (DiaComp) is to foster communication and collaboration between investigator communities involved in complications research.  … (Summary)
Urologic Diseases in America

Urologic diseases cover a wide range of conditions, symptoms, and problems that include such diverse diagnoses as cancer, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, urinary incontinence, kidney stones, … (Summary)

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 NIDDK Active Trials in Urologic Disease

 
View related clinical trials from ClinicalTrials.gov.​

 

 Related Study Sections

 
Study sections conduct initial peer review of applications in a designated scientific area. View related study sections from the NIH's Center for Scientific Review.