Mission: The society for basic urologic research (sbur) is a society of scientists whose expertise includes the study of uologic cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney, testis, penis), the biology of prostate growth, kidney and bladder function, autoimmune urologic diseases, infectious diseases, neuro-urologic diseases, male reproductive biology, infertilitty and erectile dysfunction. Members include molecular biologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, oncologists, biochemists and clinial urologic scientists. Sbur members serve on a wide variety of advisory panels, study sections, editorial boards and in the pharmaceutical industry. The sbur organizes two annual meetings to share new findings at a multidisciplinary level, to promote interaction among members and other interested scientists and to highlight new areas of research and funding opportunities.
Programs: Organized two conferences during the year to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of basic scientific topics related to urology, develop educational forums concerning scientific advancements related to the field of urology, promote collaborative investigations among member scientists with an emphasis on the interchange of expertise among clinical and basic scientists, and promote the communication and interests of urologic disease investigators with national funding agencies, industry representatives and academic institutions with regards to urology related research.