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Clinical and basic science research have given our department an extraordinary international reputation for decades, and we maintain a robust program of laboratory, clinical and population-based outcomes research. We are actively involved in many clinical trials - both investigator-driven in-house studies and large multi-institutional trials.

Current clinical trials include studies relating to:

  • prostate cancer
  • bladder cancer
  • interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome
  • chronic prostatitis and male pelvic pain
  • voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence
  • hydrocele
  • kidney stones

Our research initiatives take place in a number of settings at Queen’s University and its affiliated teaching hospitals. Population-based outcomes research is primarily undertaken in collaboration with the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute; clinical research happens in our outpatient clinics, as well as within the Center for Applied Urologic Research.