Clinical and basic urology research at the McMaster Division of Urology is carried out by our professional staff of fourteen urologists and scientists. Prostate cancer, kidney cancer, stone disease, transplantation, benign prostate hyperplasia, infertility, erectile dysfunction, pediatric urology, female urology, incontinence, lower urinary tract reconstruction and neurogenic bladder dysfunction are all sub-specialty areas in which our faculty has particular expertise and stand on the cutting edge of research and clinical application.
The Division of Urology is also actively involved in numerous clinical trials in kidney cancer, prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary tract infection, hydronephrosis and kidney transplantation. The Division also enjoys the expertise of two research assistants, Elizabeth Sidorkiewcz and Camilla Tajzler, and Simreet Hansra. Our Urology residents are actively involved in research activities of the Division.
Our basic science research program is spearheaded by Dr. Jehonathan Pinthus, who is actively involved in prostate cancer basic science research projects.
The clinical research program is led by Dr. Luis Braga, MSc (HRM) and PhD, and has a main focus on outcomes research of the main urological procedures as well as systematic reviews and evidence based surgery.
In a rapidly advancing specialty our faculty is on the forefront of innovation. We welcome your interests in our urology research and clinical studies. If you would like additional information, please contact me.
Dr Braga, M.D., F.R.C.S.(C)
Director of Resident Urological Research, McMaster University