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Neurourology Research Laboratory
Harrison Department of Surgical Research
Anna P. Malykhina, Ph.D.
Penn Urology Symposium

"Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction:
Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments"

Supported by
Philadelphia Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology (IR-BU)

April 18th, 2014 

Penn Tower Conference Room, Bridge Level
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Symposium Program
11:00 am Welcome Introduction                               
Anna Malykhina, PhD (P20 Center Director), UPenn
11:10 am Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction: Clinical Overview                 
Ariana Smith, MD, UPenn
12:00  pm   Organization and Postnatal Assembly of Central Visceral Circuits
Linda Rinaman, PhD, University of Pittsburg
12:50  pm  Pathophysiology of Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction           
William DeGroat, PhD, University of Pittsburg
1:40  pm   Lunch Break (lunch is provided)
2:30  pm Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis
Clare Fowler, MD, University College London
3:20   pm Coronavirus-induced Mouse Model (CIE) of Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
Anna Malykhina, PhD, UPenn
3:50   pm Alterations in Nerve-evoked Bladder Contractions in a CIE model of
Multiple Sclerosis           
Michael Ruggieri, PhD, Temple University
4:20  pm LUTS in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: UPenn experience
Ariana Smith, MD, UPenn
Diane Newman, DNP, FAAN, UPenn
4:50 - 5:00  pm Adjourn
Presentation time allocation includes Q&A


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