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  • Fargue receives NIH R03 grant

    Fargue receives NIH R03 grant Sonia Fargue, Ph.D., COOKS investigator and assistant professor with the Department of Urology, has received an R03 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) for her research, “Assessment of Endogenous Oxalate Synthesis in Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stone Formers and Healthy Individuals.”

  • COOKS investigators secure R01 grant for kidney stones research

    COOKS investigators secure R01 grant for kidney stones research The National Institutes of Health National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases has awarded Dean Assimos, M.D., professor and chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Urology, and co-investigators a one-year R01 grant amounting to approximately $322,544.

  • Wood receives Tolwani Innovation Award

    Wood receives Tolwani Innovation Award Kyle Wood, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Urology, is the latest recipient of Tolwani Innovation Fund to support the development of a drug to prevent kidney stone disease.

  • Mitchell receives Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation-KidneyCure Research Scholar Grant

    Mitchell receives Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation-KidneyCure Research Scholar Grant KidneyCure, the American Society of Nephrology Foundation, awarded Tanecia Mitchell, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Urology, the 2021 Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation-KidneyCure Research Scholar Grant.

  • COOKS investigators receive R01 grant

    COOKS investigators receive R01 grant The National Institute of Health awarded COOKS investigators a four-year R01 grant amounting to $2.49 million.

  • COOKS investigators present research at 2020 CAIRBU meeting

    COOKS investigators present research at 2020 CAIRBU meeting Three COOKS investigators presented research at the 2020 Collaborating for the Advancement of Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology (CAIRIBU) Annual Meeting.

  • Mitchell receives Young Investigator Award

    Mitchell receives Young Investigator Award Tanecia Mitchell, Ph.D., COOKS investigator and assistant professor in the Department of Urology, received a Young Investigator Award.

  • COOKS investigators awarded second P20 grant

    COOKS investigators awarded second P20 grant The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) awarded Dean Assimos, M.D., chair of the Department of Urology and director of the Center for Research on Obesity and Oxalate Kidney Stones (COOKS), a second P20 grant.

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