Department of Urology

Grant is Awarded to Study Molecular Mechanisms of BPH & LUTS

September 22, 2016

Grant to study molecular mechanisms of BPH and LUTS awarded to the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Zhou Wang, PhD (Director of Urological Research, Department of Urology; Co-director of the Prostate and Urologic Cancer Program) has secured a grant supporting five years of multidisciplinary research focused on the role of inflammation in BPH and related lower urinary tract symptoms. These disease processes will be studies by investigators with experiences in the fields of “urology, endocrinology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology, neuroscience, genetics, and pathology.” These experts aim to be a resource for this subject matter within the university and inspire new investigators to follow in the field