Research Laboratories

Duke University Urinary Dysfunction Laboratory

Our lab focuses on projects that have direct relevance to disorders that are regularly encountered by practicing urologists in the clinic. We are particularly interested in benign urologic disease caused by inflammation in the bladder.

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Minimally Invasive Technologies for the Management and Diagnosis of Prostate and Kidney Cancer

The Polascik laboratory's research interests focus on translational programs, namely research projects that can have direct consequences on improving patient care and surgical therapy with emphasis on prostate cancer diagnostics, minimally-invasive prostate cancer ablative therapy, observational management of prostate cancer and racial disparities, and kidney cancer.

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Oncology Decision Insights Group

Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary research and clinical team in the Department of Urology, led by Deborah Kaye, MD, MS, is collectively dedicated to using both quantitative and qualitative research methods to assess healthcare costs, utilization, adherence and decision-making amongst individuals with cancer. 

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