In the first-ever genome-scale analysis of the puberty process in humans, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) outline distinct and critical changes to stem cells in males during adolescence. They further outline how testosterone, and the cells that produce testosterone, impact stem cells in male reproductive organs. ... Read MoreSurgery
Division of Urology
Welcome to the academic website of the Division of Urology at the University of Utah. Our division includes faculty members who are expert in the medical and surgical care of patients with a wide range of genitourinary (urological) disorders. Our mission, as an academic urology division, is to provide outstanding care to each of our patients, to educate future urologists and leaders in our field, and to advance the understanding of urologic disorders through important research—both laboratory and clinical.
We care for patients at the University Hospital (Urology and Pelvic Care/Continence Center), Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine, Men's Health Clinic, VA Medical Center and Primary Children's Medical Center. By offering the full range of subspecialty care within urology, we serve as a unique resource for patients from all over the Mountain West.
Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts, and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of Utah Health and other medical centers in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health. According to the researchers, the finding presents the most definitive evidence to date that so-called fertility supplements do not live up expectations. ... Read MoreSurgery
We would like to welcome our new provider, Dr. John Smith, to the Division of Urology at University of Utah Health ... Read MoreSurgery
The American Society of Andrology will honor both Drs. Douglas Carrell, PhD and James Hotaling, MD this year at their upcoming meeting in Philadelphia. ... Read MoreSurgery
Dr. Alejandro Sanchez was awarded a seed grant through Huntsman Cancer Institute to study the complex relationship between body size and oncologic outcomes in renal cell carcinoma. ... Read MoreSurgery
We would like to welcome our new provider, Dr. Alejandro Sanchez to the Division of Urology at University of Utah Health ... Read MoreSurgery