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NIDDK Meeting: Functional Characterization of Micturition

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
American Urological Association (AUA) Headquarters
1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090

The National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is holding a follow up meeting to the Society for Basic Urology Research session held during the 2014 AUA Annual Meeting in Orlando, "Of Mice and Men: Comparative Measures of Voiding Function in Man and Beast." The follow up meeting, "Functional Characterization of Micturition" will closely examine the reproducibility of specific urodynamic assays and murine genetic variation in micturition, and develop a consensus best practice and recommendations for use of specific urodynamic assays in mice. The meeting organizers are Karl-Erik Andersson, MD, PhD; Dale Bjorling, DVM; Warren Hill, PhD; Deborah Hoshizaki, PhD; Jill Macoska, PhD; Aria Olumi, MD and Mark Ziedel, MD.

The meeting will be held at the AUA Headquarters in Linthicum, MD. There is no registration fee for this meeting. Attendees are responsible for all travel and hotel costs and meals, except lunch during the meeting will be provided.

Registration Information

Advance registration is requested. Please download and complete a Meeting Registration Form and email it to Idrissa Macklin at

For questions regarding the meeting agenda, contact Deborah Hoshizaki at or by phone at 301-594-7712.



The nearest airport is the BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport which is approximately three miles away. Attendees are responsible for all travel costs.


Hyatt Place Baltimore/BWI Airport
940 International Drive
Linthicum, MD 21090
Telephone: 410-859-3366

The Hyatt Place provides free shuttle service to and from the airport as well as to and from the AUA Headquarters which is only a short three block walk from the hotel. Attendees will be responsible for all hotel costs. The group rate is $114 per night plus taxes. Reservations can be made at or call the toll free reservations line at (888) 568-1564. Please use the rate code G-AUDD.

For questions regarding travel or hotel, please also contact Idrissa Macklin at or by phone at 410-689-3773.


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