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Department of Urology Research 

UC San Diego Urology is a leader in research in urologic diseases. 

Our laboratory and clinical research projects include studies of the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of many disorders, including:

  • prostate cancer
  • interstitial cystitis
  • urinary incontinence
  • bladder cancer
  • kidney cancer
  • kidney stone disease
  • urethral strictures and complex fistulas

Committed to maintaining a vibrant research environment, Urology supports a variety of ongoing clinical and basic research studies in its clinical centers and at two research laboratories at the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest and at the UC San Diego