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The AUA is committed to supporting urologic research through education, advocacy and funding. These three pillars support the overall research mission to increase and maintain the urology physician-scientist and researcher workforce to catalyze the advancement of clinical practice and reduce the burden of urologic disease.

The Latest in Urology Research

Register Now! StoneLab Scientific Symposium

This meeting, co-hosted by the AUA and the Endourological Society, is focused on interdisciplinary and innovative translational research in kidney stone disease and will be held on December 6–7, 2019 at AUA Headquarters in Linthicum, Maryland. This symposium will create an opportunity where premier kidney stone and nephrology researchers can come together with experts in biomedical engineering, physics, chemistry, artificial intelligence, and medical device design and development, with the aim of “thinking outside the box” in the search for advances in kidney stone treatment.   Register Now

2020 Research Scholar Award Competition Now Open

The AUA and the Urology Care Foundation—the official foundation of the AUA—are excited to announce that the 2020 Research Scholar Award competition is now open! These awards provide one- or two-year mentored research training for clinical and postdoctoral fellows or early-career faculty, and are critically important in developing future research leaders and advancing patient care. Letters of intent are required and are due on August 8, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.   Apply Today

New Online Course for Urology Researchers Seeking NIH Funding

The "Writing A Successful Career Development Award Application" course is written by NIH-funded urology researchers and will help prepare early-career investigators to write competitive grant applications. While this course focuses on preparing an NIH Career Development Award application, the tips from established researchers with strong funding records are applicable to most career development-type award mechanisms. Improve your grant writing skills and take the course today!   View More



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AUA Investigator

AUA Investigator, a quarterly digital newsletter, features the latest news and information impacting the urologic research community, including urologic research events, resources, funding opportunities, grant writing, advocacy, training and faculty opportunities and more.   Subscribe today

AUA Statistical Services

The AUA offers comprehensive professional data analysis to urologists and urology practices, other researchers and government and industry groups.   Learn more

Research Funding Opportunities

In an effort to connect more urology researchers with funding opportunities, the AUA now hosts Requests for Applications (RFAs) from federal agencies, urology sub-specialty societies, and foundations.   View Open RFAs


EUREKA! is AUA's research news & funding digest distributed regularly to include the latest urology research news and funding opportunities.   View issues