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2014-03-13 12:28:48

LINTHICUM, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and Astellas US LLC, a U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., have announced a $3 million commitment to the Urology Care Foundation and to the promising young urologists seeking careers in academic urology. The gift, the largest ever awarded to the Urology Care Foundation, will maintain its research program supporting surgeon-scientists, the Rising Star in Urology Research...

2014-03-10 23:01:40

Dallas surgeon Dr. Dirk Rodriguez has completed training on a new robotic surgery system for use in obesity surgery. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Dallas-based obesity surgeon, Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, has recently completed training in robotic surgery for use in obesity surgery. Robotic surgery has many applications and is being used extensively for gynecology and urology operations. The success of robotic surgery in these fields has now spread to gallbladder, colon, hernia and bariatric...

2014-03-10 16:32:17

RICKMANSWORTH, England, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical announced today that the company and its surgical collaborators have received GBP1.7M ($2.8M) in grant funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The grant funding will be used for clinical trials of Lightpoint's intra-operative imaging technology in breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery. Collaborators on the clinical trials include Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation...

2014-03-06 23:27:18

Children’s Urology is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its pediatric robotic assisted surgery program, the first and only of its kind in Central Texas. The Austin, Texas based-pediatric urology practice will commemorate the anniversary with the public in a Meet the Robot celebration on April 19 at the local children’s museum, Thinkery. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Children’s Urology is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its pediatric robotic assisted surgery program, the...

2014-02-17 12:24:09

LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an Association-wide survey of its members, the AUA today announced its legislative priorities for 2014. The Association's Board of Directors approved the priorities during its annual winter meeting earlier this month. "The AUA invested in engaging its members in the development of this list through a series of focus groups and in-depth online surveys to ensure that its priorities reflected urologists' needs and concerns,"...

2014-01-30 23:02:32

Mount Sinai experts share tips for prostate cancer prevention and new advancements in treatment and detection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the disease confined to the prostate or nearby tissue. Expert Available for Interview: Ash Tewari,...

2013-12-10 08:31:03

LINTHICUM, Md., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) has named Timothy D. Averch, MD, FACS, the 2014-2015 Gallagher Health Policy Scholar. Dr. Averch joins the prestigious ranks of past Gallagher Health Policy Scholars. The Gallagher Health Policy Scholar Program, created in honor of former AUA Executive Director G. James Gallagher, is designed to train the next generation of urologists for leadership positions in health policy. Scholars...

2013-12-05 12:29:06

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), American Urological Association (AUA) and LUGPA applauded the Physician's Caucus of the United States Senate who joined their physician colleagues in the United States House of Representatives in demonstrating their commitment to preserving patient access to independent, integrated medical services. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch...

2013-10-03 23:02:23

Ashutosh K. Tewari, MD, Named Director of Urology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Ashutosh K. Tewari, MB BS, one of the foremost leaders in robotic prostate surgery and prostate cancer research in the world, will serve as Chairman of The Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, effective October 15, 2013. “Dr. Tewari is a top-flight urologist and physician scientist of national and...

2013-09-19 12:28:35

World's most experienced robotic surgeon to consult on neurosurgical robot MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Global intraoperative imaging company IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that Vipul Patel, M.D., of Florida Hospital Celebration Health, has joined the SYMBIS(TM) Surgical System Advisory Board.  Dr. Patel is the internationally recognized leader in the field of robotic surgery, with experience performing over 6,000...