UF Team Receives Grant to Develop Prostate Biopsy Guidance System

headshot of doctor lampotang. he is wearing a white doctors coat, a green collared shirt and tie.
Samsun Lampotang, Ph.D., FSSH, FAIMBE
Photo of Dr. Thomas Stringer, a medical doctor and faculty of department of urology. He has on his white doctors coat, white collared shirt and a gold patterned tie.
Thomas Stringer, M.D.

Samsun Lampotang, Ph.D, FSSH, FAIMBE, and Thomas Stringer, M.D., FACS, have been awarded a grant from the Florida Department of Health Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program to build and verify a 3D perspective visualization guidance system for use with prostate biopsy equipment at the UF Urology Clinic. 

Lampotang, a member of the UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Control & Population Sciences research program, is the J.S. Gravenstein Professor of Anesthesiology, joint professor of urology and director of the Center for Safety, Simulation, and Advanced Learning Technologies. Stringer is an associate professor and the associate chair of philanthropy and alumni affairs in the department of urology in the UF College of Medicine. 

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