Diabetic Urologic Disease
The mechanisms and pathophysiology underlying diabetic uropathy and its progression.
The Diabetic Urologic Disease program encompasses basic, translational, and clinical studies to advance our knowledge on how diabetes affects the lower urinary tract and male sexual function.
This program supports a range of studies utilizing mammalian and non-mammalian model systems to interrogate the molecular mechanisms of diabetic uropathy, as well as studies using human tissue. Clinical investigations focusing on novel interventions to alleviate urologic sequelae of diabetes are also encouraged. Of particular interest are studies focused on the intersection between steroid hormone signaling and mechanisms of diabetic-induced prostate growth and male sexual function. Clinical and epidemiologic investigations focused on diabetic uropathy and leveraging existing diabetic cohorts are also encouraged.
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HEAL Initiative: Discovery and Validation of Novel Targets for Safe and Effective Pain Treatment (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Optional)
Elucidating the heterogeneity of impaired awareness of hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Clinical Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Required)
Elucidating the heterogeneity of impaired awareness of hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) - Biostatistics Research Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Stimulating Hematology Investigation: New Endeavors (SHINE) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
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