Rong Liu, PhD, Albany Medical College
PEMPA1 Promotes Cell Proliferation Through Down-Regulating p21WAF1/Cip1 in Prostate
Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD, Northwestern University
The Role of MicroRNAs in Prostate Development
Ted Skolarus, MD, University of Michigan
Prostate Cancer Expenditures: Variation and Implications
Ye Sun, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital Boston
Homeodomain Transcription Factor and the Mammalian Lower Urinary Tract
Jared Whitson, MD, San Francisco VA Medical Center
Double Stranded-RNA Mediated Gene Activation and Regulation
Jun Yan, PhD, Columbia University
Analyses of Early Stage Prostate Carcinogenesis: Targeting the NF-κ-B Pathway for Early Intervention
In October 2007, the AUA Board of Directors approved the creation of an AUA Section Scholar Endowment Initiative that provides matching funds to assist AUA Sections in establishing endowed research funds to support research scholars. The AUA Northeastern, North Central, Western and South Central sections have all funded scholars this year as part of the initiative.
"The creation of the AUA Section Scholar Endowment Initiative not only encouraged more sections to sponsor a research scholar than ever before, but it also provided for the continuation of the endowment so that these sections can continue to sponsor new scholars each year," said AUA President John M. Barry, MD.
Since its inception in 1975, the Research Scholar program has presented research scholarships and awards to more than 460 researchers through a variety of programs and fellowships. Many of those scholars remain in academic urology today, conducting valuable research and continuing to build upon the base of experience and knowledge gained during their research fellowships.
"I was a Research Scholar when I first joined Northwestern University as an assistant professor in 1976," said AUA Foundation Researc
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