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2016 Urology FUNraiser

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
200 Supporters in attendance
$1M Raised

Urology FUNRaiser Benefit Raises More Than $1 Million

Over 200 patients, physicians, researchers and friends from the NYU Langone community gathered at the 2016 Urology FUNRaiser to benefit the Urology Research Program at NYU School of Medicine.  Held at The Plaza Hotel on September 28, the gala raised over $1 million to support groundbreaking research and exceptional educational opportunities for students, residents, fellows, and the urology community as a whole.  The evening celebrated the longtime support of honorees Cynthia and Bruce Sherman, as well as the amazing accomplishments of the Department of Urology, now ranked in the Top Ten U.S. urology departments in the U.S by U.S. News & World Report and #6 for NIH urology funding.  Speakers included Herbert Lepor, MD, the Martin Spatz Chair of the Department of Urology, who joined his many patients, friends, and colleagues in reflecting on monumental progress in the field, as well as Michael Garabedian, MD, and Nirit Rosenblum, MD, who provided updates on urologic advances on the horizon.


Bruce and Cynthia Sherman

Bruce and Cynthia Sherman

As longstanding leaders of the Department of Urology’s supporter community, the Shermans have been steadfast in their commitment to help advance the field of urologic care. Most recently, they established the Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Professorship in Urological Research and Innovation, with internationally renowned investigator Xue-Ru Wu, MD, as the first incumbent. 

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