Department of Urology


August 3, 2018

Welcome to Professor Li Xin, Ph.D. and his Lab Team

We are pleased to announce the arrival this week of Professor Li Xin, Ph.D., and his lab team, from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Xin will sit as the Pritt Chair in translational prostate cancer research. His team currently has several active R-Level NIH grants, which will aid their work with…

March 21, 2018

A Surgeon’s Legacy Advances Surgical Care in India

Author: Anna Altavas March 16, 2018  |  Patient Care, Pediatric SurgeryComments Print this Article A decade ago, the late Seattle Children’s surgeon, Dr. Richard Grady, began traveling to India for a special mission — to provide urgent surgical care to children born with a rare and complex disorder called bladder exstrophy (BE). Grady’s dedication to…

December 5, 2017

Tom Lendvay lectures on pediatric robotic surgery at historic lecture hall in Bologna

Thomas Lendvay, MD, and his Co-Director at Seattle Children’s Robotic Surgery Center, were invited faculty at the international Symposium on Pediatric Robotic Surgery in historic Bologna, Italy.

October 2, 2017

Drs. Jonathan Wright and Kevin Ostrowski to give “Prostate Health 101” Talk Nov. 16 in conjunction with Movember

UW Urologists Jonathan Wright, MD, and Kevin Ostrowski, MD, will give a talk in November, “Prostate Health 101”, geared toward an audience of UW staff, faculty, and students. The talk will address screening, cancer diagnosis and treatment, and post-treatment care.

September 18, 2017

Urology Resident Skills Training Initiative Kicks Off 6th Year

The sixth annual Urology Resident Skills Training Initiative program kickoff featured bowel reconstruction with porcine intestines, proctored by Dr. Jonathan Wright.

July 28, 2017

Golf Tournament Raises $22,000 for Bladder Cancer Research

Puget Sound golf enthusiasts and bladder cancer advocates raised over $22,000 at the 4th annual Howard J. Cohen Bladder Cancer Foundation golf tournament to support bladder cancer research at UW urology and affiliated research centers.

June 27, 2017

Tumor-scanning microscope that can examine cancer biopsies in 3-D co-developed by Adjunct Professor Larry True

Pathologist and adjunct UW Urology Professor Larry True helped develop a cutting-edge tumor scanning microscope with colleagues from UW Mechanical Engineering that can examine cancer biopsies in 3-D.