Dept of Urology News

Scientists Unravel Role of Fusion Gene in Prostate Cancer

May 22, 2012

Researchers show how mutation found in half of all prostate cancers may lead to disease development and other cancers.

Scientists Discover Distinct Molecular Subtype of Prostate Cancer

May 20, 2012

Novel genetic mutation identified in up to 15 percent of prostate cancer patients, in largest study of its kind

Joseph J. Crivelli awarded 2012 Ferdinand C. Valentine Student Research Grant in Urology

April 27, 2012

Given to no more than four medical students each year, the Valentine Grant supports clinical or basic science research in urology during the summer months.

Robot Assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery Compares Favorably to Other Surgical Techniques

April 24, 2012

First Large Meta-analysis To Examine Differences Between Three Types Of Curative Prostate Surgeries

Two Genetic Deletions in Human Genome Linked to the Development of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

April 9, 2012

Discovery Of Inherited-genetic Variations May Help Assess A Patient’s Risk Of Life-threatening Disease Before It Strikes

Weill Cornell Investigators named to $10M Prostate Cancer “Dream Team”

April 1, 2012

Researchers Create International, Multi-center Network To More Efficiently Test For Advanced Prostate Cancer And Optimize Personalized Treatments

Renowned Robotics Surgeon Will Receive Award from the AUA

March 28, 2012

Ashutosh K. Tewari, MD will receive the 2012 Gold Cytoscope Award for the development of novel techniques in robotic prostatectomy

Dr. Barbieri Awarded the Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award

March 28, 2012

Dr. Christopher Barbieri, under the mentorship of Dr. Mark Rubin, identified a unique subset of prostate cancer patients with mutations in the SPOP gene.

Isn’t it Time You Talked to Your Doctor About Erectile Dysfunction?

February 1, 2012

Some health problems can be uncomfortable to bring up – even with your family doctor. But E.D. may be a sign of a serious underlying problem, and men who have concerns about their sexual function should discuss them with their primary care physician

What You Should Know—An Interview with Dr. Peter N. Schlegel

November 18, 2011

An Interview with Peter N. Schlegel, M.D., F.A.C.S., James J. Colt Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Researchers Discover Achilles’ Heel in Lethal Form of Prostate Cancer

November 17, 2011

Weill Cornell Physician-Scientists Say This Vulnerability Can Be Attacked by a Targeted Drug Already in Clinical Trials to Treat Other Types of Cancers

New Medical Research Building Named at Dedication Ceremony

November 11, 2011

Weill Cornell Medical College’s new state-of-the-art medical research building will be known as the Belfer Research Building.

When Erectile Dysfunction Isn’t the Whole Story

August 23, 2011

65 Percent of Men With ED Are Unable to Have an Orgasm, and 58 Percent Have Problems With Ejaculation, According to NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Study

NewYork-Presbyterian Is #6 in the United States, #1 in New York

July 19, 2011

Hospital Ranks Nationally in 15 of 16 Specialties on U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll

NewYork-Presbyterian Has the Most Top Doctors in Metro Area, According to New York Magazine Survey

June 6, 2011

NewYork-Presbyterian Has the Most Top Doctors in Metro Area, According to Latest New York Magazine “Best Doctors” Survey

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Research Presented at American Urological Association Meeting

May 13, 2011

Leading Urologists Are Available for Expert Commentary on the Latest Research Findings

NewYork-Presbyterian Ranks #1 in NY Metro Area According to U.S. News & World Report

March 29, 2011

NewYork-Presbyterian Is Only Hospital Highly Rated in All 16 Clinical Specialties

Male Cancer Survivors Find Path to Fertility & Are Able to Have Families Following Sperm Extraction

March 14, 2011

New Research by NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Reports on Results of Surgical Technique to Extract Sperm Hidden Within Testes

Immunocytology Spots Bladder Cancer in Patients With Hematuria

February 23, 2011

Immunocytology has proven to be a potentially valuable tool in detecting the presence of bladder cancer in patients with asymptomatic hematuria

What’s New at the 2004 AUA Meeting

May 30, 2004

There was a wealth of male infertility research presented at the 2004 American Urologic Association annual meeting in San Francisco.

What’s New at the 2003 AUA Meeting

May 30, 2003

State-of-the-art lectures on the topics of Male Infertility Treatment, Best Video Award (Microsurgical Insussuception Vasoepdididymostomy: Tricks of the Trade) and “Microsurgical Vasoepdididymostomy”

What’s New at the 2002 AUA Meeting

May 30, 2002

Take Home Message for Male Infertility Topics plus the 2002 AUA First Prize of the Best Video Award

What’s New at the 2001 AUA Meeting

May 30, 2001

Varicocele: Options For Management

What’s New at the 2000 AUA Meeting

May 30, 2000

Urology Times Report: Azoospermic men suitable for TESE-ICSI post-chemotherapy. ICSI As A Treatment For Men With Persistent Azoospermia Post-Chemotherapy. Urology Times Report: Epididymostomy good for pre-epididymal obstruction. Microsurgical Reconstruction Of Pre-Epididymal Obstructive Azoospermia.

What’s New at the 1999 AUA Meeting

May 30, 1999

1999 American Uologic Association Meeting Dallas, TX, May 1999