AUA2021The 2021 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting was fully virtual Sept. 10-13. Urologists around the world, including some of our own in the UAB Department of Urology, provided access to groundbreaking research, new guidelines and the latest advances in urologic medicine. 

AUA 2021 Annual Meeting 

Joseph Crivelli, M.D.

PD21-04: The Frequency of Metabolic Abnormalities Following Initiation of Preventive Pharmacologic Therapy for Urinary Stone Disease

MP23-03: Specialty-Specific Differences in the Use of Preventive Pharmacologic Therapy and Metabolic Testing for Urinary Stone Disease

PD25-01: Adherence to Recommended Follow-Up Testing Among Patients Prescribed Preventive Pharmacologic Therapy for Urinary Stone Disease

MP54-09: Trends in the Influence of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity on the Prevalence of Kidney Stones: A Multi-Institutional and Claims Analysis

Andrew Fang, M.D., PGY-4
Mentor: Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D.

MP05-05: Multi-Institutional Analysis of Risk Factors for Detecting Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in Men with PI-RADS 3 Lesions

Zachary Glaser, M.D., PGY-5
Mentors: Jeffrey Nix, M.D., Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D.

Single- Versus Multi-Port Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A Comparative Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes and Analgesic Requirements

Research Forum: Early-Career Investigators Showcase 

Two faculty members were selected to present their research in the Early-Career Investigators Showcase, which provides young investigators with robust learning and networking opportunities.

James Ferguson, M.D., Second Place Winner

ARID1A mutant bladder cancer is dependent on PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling via a novel upregulation of non-canonical PI3K isoforms, which can be therapeutically targeted.

Kyle Wood, M.D.

The Sources of Endogenous Oxalate