The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute

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James Buchanan Brady - "Diamond Jim Brady"

The Brady Urological Institute, given through the generosity of James Buchanan Brady, opened January 21, 1915 and was the only one of its kind in the country.

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From 1915 to 2017: continuing on the path of innovation and Discovery
Discovery is a Publication of the Patrick C. Walsh prostate cancer research fund that is bringing you advances in some of our most exciting treatments and research toward preventing and curing genitourinary cancers.

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The Brady Urological Institute, which opened in 1915, was the first urology residency in the United States. From its inception, this Institute has been dedicated to the training of academic urologists. We have well-developed programs in all aspects of adult and pediatric urology including robotics, reconstructive surgery, urological oncology, male infertility and sexual dysfunction, urodynamics, female urology, endourology, laparoscopy, and stone disease.


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The Mission of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is tripartite:
Teaching; Research & Patient Care.

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As an academic teaching hospital, educating generations of medical professionals is essential to our institution.

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An opportunity to work directly with research faculty and clinicians using the most up-to-date clinical and research skills

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Our residents primarily take academic positions and have had admirable success in achieving leadership positions.

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The Brady has been a leader in the study of Urologic diseases for over 100 years. Emphasis is placed on finding the causes of diseases as well as developing new treatments to relieve the burden of illness on patients and their families.

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Patrick Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund

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The Brady is among the premier Urological Institutes in the world. The Johns Hopkins Hospital and The Brady have been ranked one of the top hospitals and Urology Departments in America by U.S. News & World Report.

"If you want to make an important discovery, listen to your patients," Patrick C. Walsh
Dr. Patrick C. Walsh describes the influence of his patients on his transformative discoveries in prostate cancer. Read this short piece in European Urology.

Thank you to the NIH For supporting our researchers like Dr. Pierorazio!

This weeks NIH Loan Repayment Programs Ambassador Network spotlight goes to Dr. Phillip Pierorazio. Dr. Pierorazio is a Clinical Research LRP recipient - funded by National Cancer Institute and a Associate Professor of Urology and Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Distinguished Contribution Award for Arthur L. Burnett II, MD, MBA

2018 Awards - 55th Annual AUA Award Winner For outstanding contributions to the fields of prostate cancer, sexual medicine and urologic mentoring.

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital Celebrates 125 Years

Since the late 19th century, our community of physicians, researchers, alumni and students has helped us build a premier learning institution that rewards hard work, inquiry and collaboration. After 125 years, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine continues to set the standard of excellence in patient care, research and education in the United States and beyond. #HopkinsMed125

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Prostate Cancer: Advancements in Screenings

What you may not know: There are several options when it comes to prostate cancer screening.

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Prostate Cancer Cells Become "Shapeshifters" to Spread to Distant Organs

Prostate cancer cells that lack the AIM1 protein have the almost unnatural ability to change their shape, squeeze into other organs and take root in other parts of the body, according to new research by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists. In this video, such AIM-1-lacking prostate cancer cells are able to migrate quickly to fill the gap in the culture dish.

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Robotic Lymph Node Dyssection for Early Testicular Cancer

Phillip M. Pierorazio, M.D. Assistant Professor of Urology and Oncology Director, Division of Testis Cancer

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Brady Urology Newsletter
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Diseases & Conditions Q&A

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Historical Videos

Arthur Burnett, II, M. D., M.B.A. presents:
Erectile Dysfunction- Prevention and Treatment Watch Video

Christian Pavlovich, M.D. presents:
New More Accurate and Less-Invasive Ways to Detect Prostate Cancer Watch Video

Edward Wright, M.D. presents:
Urinary Incontinence: A Confidential Webinar on When to Get Help Watch Video

H. Ballentine Carter, M.D. presents:
State-of-the-Art Lecture: Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Watch Video

Mohamad Allaf, M.D. presents:
Advances in Robotic Prostatectomy Watch Video

Phillip Pierorazio, M.D. presents:
The Management of small renal masses and kidney cancer Watch Video
Robotic Retroperineal Lymph Node Dissection for Early- Stage Testicular Cancer Watch Video
The role of surveillance Watch Video

Trinity Bivalacqua, M.D, Ph.D. presents:
Bladder Cancer: Pathways to a Cure Watch Video

How your gift helps the Brady Urological Institute
Philanthropic support is critical to our continued success in the diagnosis and care of patients and the research that drives new treatments, new therapies and new surgical techniques.

Alan W. Partin, MD, Phd - Chairman

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