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Lescrenier Lectureship - Thursday, March 7, 2013

The Charles and Margaret Lescrenier Lectureship will take place on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The lecture will be held in 1335 HSLC from 5:30-6:30 PM.

Our featured speaker this year is Herbert Lepor, MD, Martin Spatz Chairman and Professor of the Department of Urology at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Lepor’s lecture is titled “Is Minimally Invasive Ablative Therapy of Prostate Cancer Ready for Prime Time?

Dr. Lepor’s primary clinical and basic research interests are related to the prostate. His clinical practice is currently limited exclusively to surgical management of prostate cancer.

Dr. Lepor has served on the editorial boards for four major urological journals and has authored over 191 peer-reviewed articles, 50 book chapters, and 12 books related to prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and the pharmacology of the prostate. He is the co-founder and editor of Reviews in Urology. Some of Dr. Lepor’s landmark scientific contributions have focused on the identification of the autonomic intervention regulating male sexual function, development of the nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy, improving outcomes following radical retropubic prostatectomy, characterization of the prostate alpha1 adrenoceptor, and the medical and surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dr. Lepor is a member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the Clinical Society of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, and the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.

Everyone is welcome to attend the lecture. Please mark your calendars!


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