Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN)
 
WHO WE ARE

A team of surgeons, doctors and medical research professionals have been assembled to study Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction.



Below you will find biographical information about the Principal Investigators from the Data Coordinating Center, the different institutions participating in this study and the National Institutes of Health Project Officer.


Cindy L. Amundsen, MD
Co-principal Investigator at Duke University
Clinical Research Site


Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Associate Professor Surgery, Division of Urology
Fellowship Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, K12 Multidisciplinary Urologic Research Scholars Program
Gerald Andriole, MD
Co-principal Investigator at Washington University in St. Louis
Clinical Research Site


Robert Killian Royce Distinguished Professor
Professor, Surgery
Chief, Division of Urologic Surgery
Director, Men's Health Center
Washington University
Catherine Bradley, MD, MSCE
Co-principal Investigator at University of Iowa
Clinical Research Site


Program Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (FPMRS) Fellowship
Director, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Associate Professor of Urology
University of Iowa
David Cella, PhD
Co-principal Investigator at Northwestern University
Clinical Research Site


Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Social Sciences
Director, Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes - Institute for Public Health and Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Quentin Clemens, MD, FACS, MSCI
Principal Investigator at University of Michigan
Clinical Research Site


Professor of Urology
University of Michigan
Brian Helfand, MD, PhD
Co-principal Investigator at Northwestern University
Clinical Research Site


Adjunct Assistant Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology
Northwestern University

Clinical Assistant Professor
Urologist – NorthShore Medical Group
NorthShore University
Ziya Kirkali, MD
Project Scientist
National Institutes of Health


Program Director, Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Karl Kreder, MD, MBA
Co-principal Investigator at University of Iowa
Clinical Research Site


Head and Rubin H. Flocks Chair
Professor of Urology
University of Iowa
John Kusek, PhD
Program Officer
National Institutes of Health


Program Director, Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Henry Lai, MD
Co-principal Investigator at Washington University in St. Louis
Clinical Research Site


Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urologic Surgery),
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology,
Washington University School of Medicine
Robert M. Merion, MD, FACS
Principal Investigator at Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
Data Coordinating Center


President
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health

Professor Emeritus of Surgery
University of Michigan
Kevin P. Weinfurt, PhD
Steering Committee Co-chair
Co-principal Investigator at Duke University
Clinical Research Site


Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Duke University
Claire Yang, MD
Steering Committee Co-chair
Principal Investigator at University of Washington
Clinical Research Site


Professor, Department of Urology
University of Washington

Service Chief in Urology
Harborview Medical Center
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