Publications by CAIRIBU Investigators

Each month we feature newly published benign urology research from CAIRIBU-affiliated investigators and trainees. We include published studies in any area of the urinary tract, including non-cancerous urinary tract conditions, syndromes, and disorders (including kidney, bladder, ureter, prostate, penis, urethra); surgical interventions and technologies in the urinary tract; urinary tract development; genetics in the urinary tract; the urobiome; benign male reproductive tract disorders; clinical and epidemiological studies in the urinary tract; pharmacological and toxicological studies in the urinary tract, and more. Find featured publications from previous months below.

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2024 Publications

2024 Publications by CAIRIBU-Affiliated Investigators

List of publications published January-June 2024 by CAIRIBU-affiliated authors and co-authors. Searches for publications included investigators from the following CAIRIBU-affiliated Centers and Programs:

U54 Urology O’Brien Centers

  • Columbia University: 2014-2019; 2020-2025 – PIs, Cathy Mendelsohn, PhD; Jonathan Barasch, MD, PhD; Ali Gharavi, MD; and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
  • Stanford University: 2021-2026 – PI, James Brooks, MD
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: 2014-2019; 2019-2024 – PI, Will Ricke, PhD
  • Former O’Brien Center: University of Pittsburgh: 2016-2021 – PI, Zhou Wang, PhD

K12 Career Development Programs

Multidisciplinary Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Programs (K12)

  • Duke University, PI, Cindy Amundsen, MD
  • Stanford University – PIs, James Brooks, MD; Joseph Liao, MD
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, PI, Chad Vezina, PhD

Urological Epidemiology (KUroEpi) Institutional Research Career Development Programs (K12)

  • University of California San Francisco – Kaiser Permanente, PIs, Alison Huang, MD; Stephen Van Den Eeden, PhD
  • University of Michigan, PIs, Aruna Sarma, PhD; Quentin Clemens, MD

Current FORWARD P20 Urology Centers:

  • Mayo Clinic Rochester: 2022-2025 – PIs, Kevin Koo, MD, MPH; John Lieske, MD
  • Duke University: 2022-2025 – PI, Pei Zhong, PhD

Prior P20 Exploratory Centers:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: 2019-2021 – PI, Kelvin Davies, PhD
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard University: 2018-2020 – PI, Mark Zeidel, MD
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia-University of Pennsylvania: 2020-2022 – PI, Greg Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE
  • Columbia University: 2018-2020 – PI, Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD
  • Duke University: 2019-2021 – PI, Pei Zhong, PhD
  • Medical College of Wisconsin: 2020-2022 – PI, Kathryn Flynn, PhD
  • Michigan Interdisciplinary Center for Urology Research and Education: 2021-2023 –  PIs, Bernadette Zwaans, PhD; Michael Chancellor, MD
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem-Purdue University: 2018-2020 – PIs, Simon Hayward, PhD and Timothy Ratliff, PhD
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: 2018-2020, 2020-2022 – PI, Dean G. Assimos, MD
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center: 2019-2021 – PI, Robert Wake, MD
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center: 2019-2021 – PI,  Maria Hadjifrangiskou, PhD
  • Washington University: 2018-2020 – PI, Indira Mysorekar, PhD

U24 CAIRIBU Interactions Core: 2020-2025, – PI, Kristina Penniston, PhD, RDN

2023 Publications

2023 Publications by CAIRIBU-Affiliated Investigators

List of publications published January 2023-December 2023 by CAIRIBU-affiliated authors and co-authors. Searches for publications included investigators from the following CAIRIBU-affiliated Centers and Programs:

U54 Urology O’Brien Centers

  • Columbia University: 2014-2019; 2020-2025 – PIs, Cathy Mendelsohn, PhD; Jonathan Barasch, MD, PhD; Ali Gharavi, MD; and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
  • Stanford University: 2021-2026 – PI, James Brooks, MD
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: 2014-2019; 2019-2024 – PI, Will Ricke, PhD
  • Former O’Brien Center: University of Pittsburgh: 2016-2021 – PI, Zhou Wang, PhD

K12 Career Development Programs

Multidisciplinary Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Programs (K12)

  • Duke University, PI, Cindy Amundsen, MD
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, PIs, Dale Bjorling, DVM, MS; Wade Bushman, MD, PhD

Urological Epidemiology (KUroEpi) Institutional Research Career Development Programs (K12)

  • University of California San Francisco – Kaiser Permanente, PIs, Alison Huang, MD; Stephen Van Den Eeden, PhD
  • University of Michigan, PIs, Aruna Sarma, PhD; Quentin Clemens, MD

P20 Exploratory Centers

Current Centers:

  • Michigan Interdisciplinary Center for Urology Research and Education: 2021-2023 –  PIs, Bernadette Zwaans, PhD; Michael Chancellor, MD

Prior Centers:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: 2019-2021 – PI, Kelvin Davies, PhD
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard University: 2018-2020 – PI, Mark Zeidel, MD
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia-University of Pennsylvania: 2020-2022 – PI, Greg Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE
  • Columbia University: 2018-2020 – PI, Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD
  • Duke University: 2019-2021 – PI, Pei Zhong, PhD
  • Medical College of Wisconsin: 2020-2022 – PI, Kathryn Flynn, PhD
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem-Purdue University: 2018-2020 – PIs, Simon Hayward, PhD and Timothy Ratliff, PhD
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: 2018-2020, 2020-2022 – PI, Dean G. Assimos, MD
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center: 2019-2021 – PI, Robert Wake, MD
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center: 2019-2021 – PI,  Maria Hadjifrangiskou, PhD
  • Washington University: 2018-2020 – PI, Indira Mysorekar, PhD

FORWARD P20 Urology Centers:

  • Mayo Clinic Rochester: 2022-2025 – PIs, Kevin Koo, MD, MPH; John Lieske, MD
  • Duke University: 2022-2025 – PI, Pei Zhong, PhD

U24 CAIRIBU Interactions Core: 2020-2025, – PI, Kristina Penniston, PhD, RDN

2022 Publications

2022 Publications by CAIRIBU-Affiliated Investigators

List of publications published January 2022-December 2022 by CAIRIBU-affiliated authors and co-authors. Searches for publications included investigators from the following CAIRIBU-affiliated Centers and Programs:

U54 Urology O’Brien Centers

  • Columbia University: 2014-2019; 2020-2025 – PIs, Cathy Mendelsohn, PhD; Jonathan Barasch, MD, PhD; Ali Gharavi, MD; and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
  • Stanford University: 2021-2026 – PI, James Brooks, MD
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: 2014-2019; 2019-2024 – PI, Will Ricke, PhD
  • Former O’Brien Center: University of Pittsburgh: 2016-2021 – PI, Zhou Wang, PhD

K12 Career Development Programs

Multidisciplinary Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Programs (K12)

  • Duke University, PI, Cindy Amundsen, MD
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, PIs, Dale Bjorling, DVM, MS; Wade Bushman, MD, PhD

Urological Epidemiology (KUroEpi) Institutional Research Career Development Programs (K12)

  • University of California San Francisco – Kaiser Permanente, PIs, Alison Huang, MD; Stephen Van Den Eeden, PhD
  • University of Michigan, PIs, Aruna Sarma, PhD; Quentin Clemens, MD

P20 Exploratory Centers

Current Centers:

  • Michigan Interdisciplinary Center for Urology Research and Education: 2021-2023 –  PIs, Bernadette Zwaans, PhD; Michael Chancellor, MD

Prior Centers:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: 2019-2021 – PI, Kelvin Davies, PhD
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard University: 2018-2020 – PI, Mark Zeidel, MD
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia-University of Pennsylvania: 2020-2022 – PI, Greg Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE
  • Columbia University: 2018-2020 – PI, Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD
  • Duke University: 2019-2021 – PI, Pei Zhong, PhD
  • Medical College of Wisconsin: 2020-2022 – PI, Kathryn Flynn, PhD
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem-Purdue University: 2018-2020 – PIs, Simon Hayward, PhD and Timothy Ratliff, PhD
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: 2018-2020, 2020-2022 – PI, Dean G. Assimos, MD
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center: 2019-2021 – PI, Robert Wake, MD
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center: 2019-2021 – PI,  Maria Hadjifrangiskou, PhD
  • Washington University: 2018-2020 – PI, Indira Mysorekar, PhD

FORWARD P20 Urology Centers:

  • Mayo Clinic Rochester: 2022-2025 – PIs, Kevin Koo, MD, MPH; John Lieske, MD
  • Duke University: 2022-2025 – PI, Pei Zhong, PhD

U24 CAIRIBU Interactions Core: 2020-2025, – PI, Kristina Penniston, PhD, RDN