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David Ralph New ESGURS Chairman

In one of the many new developments at ELUTS18, ESGURS Chairman Dr. Djinovic (Belgrade, RS) announced that he would not be seeking re-election after his first term finishes in the spring of 2019. The ESGURS board nominated Prof. David...
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EMUC18: Updates on notable trials

Developments of notable trials were announced today during Plenary Session 06 New trials update: What we need to know which was chaired by Dr. Laurence Colette (BE), Dr. Ganesh Palapattu (US), Dr. Stephen Boorjian (US) and Dr. Alberto Bossi (FR). In his...
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ESUI18: Prospects and impact of emerging imaging technologies

The rise of artificial intelligence, imaging-related toxicities, and other cutting-edge topics were featured during the session “Back to the future part I: What to expect in the next decade?”, which was moderated by  Prof. Dr. Jurgen Futterer  (NL), Prof....

ESUR18 Call for Nominations: Dominique Chopin Distinguished Award

The EAU Section of Urological Research (ESUR) is pleased to announce that nominations for the Dominique Chopin Distinguished Award will be accepted until 30 November 2018. ESUR will give recognition to a researcher who has significantly advanced basic, translational...
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Exhibit of the Month: The Lewis Cystometer

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr Johan Mattelaer, retired urologist from Belgium and founding Chairman of the EAU History Office. The...

ERUS18: Inaugural John Wickham Award goes to Claude Abbou

Prof. Claude Abbou is the winner of the first John Wickham Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to robotic surgery. The prize was awarded in Marseille, at the 15th Annual EAU Robotic Urology Section meeting, ERUS18. The award was presented by...

Call for Applications: Chairman of the EAU Membership Office

The EAU is starting the search for a new chairperson of the EAU Membership Office. The current Chairman, Prof. Igor Korneyev  is stepping down after EAU19, following two successful terms. The EAU Membership Office is responsible for the 16,000...

Call for Applications: Adjunct Secretary General – Science

The EAU is looking for a new Adjunct Secretary General – Science, a prominent position on the EAU Executive Committee. The current Adjunct Secretary General – Science, Prof. Francesco Montorsi will be stepping down after EAU19 after a successful...

Exhibit of the Month: The “Bavarian Lithotomy Set”

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr Friedrich Moll, Urologist at the University of Cologne Medical Centre and curator of the collections...

“A journal is more than its impact factor”

Last month, it was announced that the EAU’s flagship scientific journal, European Urology had a 2017 impact factor of 17,581, an all-time high. This makes European Urology the most highly-ranked urology journal in the world, by far. We spoke...

Surgery in the 3rd Millennium: The future is female

Urology has historically been a male-dominated surgical specialty, and although the number of female urologists is growing worldwide, they still represent a minority particularly in leadership and academic positions. The first edition of the congress “Surgery in the 3rd...