2012 Update: Guidelines for Adult Urinary Incontinence Collaborative Consensus Document for the Canadian Urological Association
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CUAJ • October 2012 • Volume 6, Issue 5 363
Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Fund (CUASF)
AWARDS FOR 2012
CUASF was established in 1973 as a means of supporting promising Canadian urologic researchers and therefore to
facilitate Canadian Urology research productivity. This early career award plays a vital role within our organization,
enabling young clinical researcher to get their foot in the door with respect to peer-reviewed support and financial backing at a critical
point in their careers. This past year we had some outstanding young investigators apply for the CUASF and the committee has
awarded 4 new scholarships:
• Matthew Eric Hyndman – University of Calgary
NMR based Metabolomic Assessment of Prostate cancer
• Girish S. Kulkarni – University of Toronto
Avoidance in Patients At Risk For Prostate Cancer and in Patients With Low Risk Prostate Cancer: Developing Tools for
• Nicholas E. Power – University of Western Ontario
The Prognostic Role of Fractal Geometry in Renal Cell Carcinoma
• Frank Papanikolaou – Credit Valley Hospital
A Study to Identify the Prevalence of, Risk Factors for, and Effect of Alternative Anti-microbial Administration in Patients
who Carry Ciprofloxin Resistant Enteric Organisms in a Population of Patients Undergoing Transrectal Biopsy of Prostate
We are also very pleased to highlight the recent collaboration with Astellas Pharma Canada and the CUASF in developing a CUAAstellas
Research Grant. This program, separate from the CUASF scholarship awards, was developed to support peer-reviewed
research that promotes excellence in Urology research with the ultimate goal of improving patient care. See page 352 for 2013
Grant information. The recipients of this Grant are:
• Ben Chew – University of British Columbia
Signaling Hedgehog Pathway and Ureteral Peristalsis and Stents
• Blaine Welk – University of Western Ontario
The Development and Validation of a Neurogenic Bladder Symptom Score for Use in Clinical Study
• Alexandre Zlotta – University of Toronto
A Non-Invasive Epigenetic Urinary Biomarker Panel for the Early Detection of Bladder Cancer
NEXT DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2013
CUA Guideline: Urinary incontinence
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