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The AUA is committed to supporting urologic research through education, advocacy and funding. These three pillars support the overall research mission to increase and maintain the urology physician-scientist and researcher workforce to catalyze the advancement of clinical practice and reduce the burden of urologic disease.

The Latest in Urology Research

Advancing Bladder Preservation: Biomarkers, Decision-Making and Therapy

This year’s translational bladder cancer research symposium is co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute and American Urological Association. The two-day workshop will focus on alternatives to surgical removal of the bladder (radical cystectomy) for patients with muscle-invasive disease. The meeting will be held on March 6-7, 2020 at the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Medical Campus in Baltimore, Maryland.   Register Today

New Online Course for Urology Researchers Seeking NIH Funding

The "Writing A Successful Career Development Award Application" course is written by NIH-funded urology researchers and will help prepare early-career investigators to write competitive grant applications. While this course focuses on preparing an NIH Career Development Award application, the tips from established researchers with strong funding records are applicable to most career development-type award mechanisms. Improve your grant writing skills and take the course today!   View More

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AUA Investigator

AUA Investigator, a quarterly digital newsletter, features the latest news and information impacting the urologic research community, including urologic research events, resources, funding opportunities, grant writing, advocacy, training and faculty opportunities and more.   Subscribe today

AUA Statistical Services

The AUA offers comprehensive professional data analysis to urologists and urology practices, other researchers and government and industry groups.   Learn more

Research Funding Opportunities

In an effort to connect more urology researchers with funding opportunities, the AUA now hosts Requests for Applications (RFAs) from federal agencies, urology sub-specialty societies, and foundations.   View Open RFAs


EUREKA! is AUA's research news & funding digest distributed regularly to include the latest urology research news and funding opportunities.   View issues