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Young faculty’s NIH funding and June “Journal of Urology” cover

Dr. Benjamin Canales, Assistant Professor of Urology, was awarded a five-year, $750,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the relationship between obesity, gastric bypass surgery, oxalate metabolism, and kidney stones. High levels of urinary oxalate levels (hyperoxaluria) has been shown to occur in up to 75%…

New Prostate Cancer Reference Published by Dr. Li-Ming Su

Dr. Li-Ming Su, David A. Cofrin Chair of Endourology and Chief of the Department’s Division of Robotic & Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, recently served as editor of a comprehensive text on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Prostate Cancer is…

Prestigious award named after Dr. Sijo Parekattil.

The Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute & OB/GYN Women’s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic will name its prestigious best reproductive medicine research intern award by one of our faculty members. The “Dr. Sijo Parekattil Award for Excellence in Reproductive Research” is given to the most…

UF Department of Urology Welcomes Two UF Alums to the Faculty

The University Of Florida Department Of Urology has further enhanced its group of exceptional physicians with the recent recruit of Dr. Thomas Stringer and Dr. Larry Yeung, both University of Florida Urology alumni. Dr. Stringer, a leader in the north Florida Urology community, will serve as Medical Director of the…

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

  Dr. 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…

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