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Genitourinary Pathology

Clinical Service

Department Investigators

Chawnshang Chang Prostate cancer, bladder cancer, androgen receptor
Hiroshi Miyamoto Bladder and prostate cancers, steroid hormone receptors

Current Awards

Chawnshang Chang New mice models for studies of androgen receptor in prostate cancer (NIH)
Chawnshang Chang, Shuyuan Yeh Stromal AR roles in prostate hyperplasia and cancer (NIH)
Chawnshang Chang, Shuyuan Yeh Loss of AR promotes metastatic prostate cancer (NIH)
Chawnshang Chang Non-AR mediated DHT-promoted bladder cancer initiation and progression (NIH)
Hiroshi Miyamoto Seminal plasma proteins as androgen receptor coregulators promote prostate cancer growth (DoD)

Interdepartmental Collaborations


Yi-Fen Lee Genitourinary cancer
Shu-Yuan Yeh Genitourinary cancer
Guan Wu Prostate cancer

Imaging Sciences

Deborah Rubens 3D imaging for prostate cancer

Educational Opportunities

  • PhD program thesis opportunities in cancer biology
  • Clinical fellowship in genitourinary pathology
  • Genitourinary tumor board conference

Clinical Highlights

  • Genitourinary pathologists: Hiroshi Miyamoto, Jerome Jean-Gilles Jr. 
  • Expertise includes diagnostic surgical genitourinary pathology and cytopathology, and the application of immunohistochemistry to genitourinary tumors
  • Reproductive endocrinologist: Rajesh Srivastava
  • Andrology laboratory offers complex testing to diagnose infertility and urological problems in males.