​​The Society for Pelvic Research


The THIRD Annual Meeting of The Society for Pelvic Research 2018

     When - December 1-2, 2018 (Main Meeting), November 30, 2018 (Trainee Workshop)

     Where - Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue, 333 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA, USA - Hotel Reservation Site is Open until

          November 9th, 2018 (see link button below)

​     In proud partnership with the International Continence Society   

​     Abstract Submissions are Closed!

     Discounted Hotel Block is Filled!

     Meeting Registration is Closed!


Trainee Workshop Leader

   Workshop Leader - Kimberly Putman, PCC, ICF - New Orleans, LA, USA

         "Mastering the Interview Process"

Confirmed Invited Speakers
Keynote SpeakerDr. Kim D. Anderson-Erisman, PhD - Case Western Reserve University, USA

        "Pelvic Dysfunction after SCI: Data from the Lived Experience"

​   Keynote Speaker - Dr. Dolores J. Lamb, PhD, HCLDWeill Cornell Medicine, USA

​        "The Genetic and Genomic Basis of Human Male Reproductive Defects"

​   State of the Art Speaker & International Continence Society LecturerDr. Karen D. McCloskey, PhDQueen's University, UK

        "Emerging Concepts in Bladder Physiology - New Targets for Translation?"

   State of the Art Speaker - Dr. Tim M. Bruns, PhD - University of Michigan, USA

​        "Neuromodulation for Bladder and Female Sexual Dysfunction: Tapping into Sensory Pathways"

   State of the Art Speaker - Dr. Francesco Demayo, PhD - NIH/NIEHS, USA

​        "Understanding the Role of Progesterone in Reproductive Tract Biology"

​   Special Guest Speaker - Dr. Patricia Greenwel, PhD - NIH/NIDDK Program Director: Div. Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, USA

        “Basic and Translational Research Funding Opportunities from NIDDK/DDN”

Top 6 Rated Abstracts (tied for highest possible score)

   Rosalyn Adam et al. "Neuropilin 2: a novel regulator of gut motility"

   Vivian Cristofaro et al. "Hyperglycemia Induces Detrusor Hyperactivity by Altering the Caveolae-Dependent Regulation of ROCK                     Signaling Pathway"

   Elizabeth Kalmanek et al. "Caspase signaling in ED patients and animal models"

   Fei Ma et al. "Central (Spinal) Mechanisms of Persistent Bladder Pain: A role for HMGB1"

   Anna S. Nagle et al. "Measurement of non-voiding rhythmic bladder contractions by M-mode ultrasound during urodynamics in humans"

   Bradley A. Potts et al. "Striking Differences in the Effects of β3-Adrenoceptor Agonists and Antimuscarinics on Bladder Filling/Voiding           Function in Chronic Spinal Cord Injured Rats"


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