Dr. Benjamin K. Canales, one recipient of Rising Star in Urology Award


canales 8-1-11Dr. Benjamin K. Canales, Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Florida, was one of two recipients of the 2011 “Rising Star in Urology Award” through the American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation and Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.

This program, designed for young urology faculty with externally-funded career development awards, will provide $150,000 of funding over the next four years to Dr. Canales and his research efforts.

Over the last 6 years, ten surgeon-scientists have been selected to participate in the AUA Foundation Rising Star program and each of them are recognized as “up and coming” leaders in the field of urology.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Canales on this prestigious award!


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