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Congratulations to Dr Koul


Dr. Hari K Koul, MSc, PhD, FACN, FASN, Professor and Interim Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSUHSC, New Orleans, to serve as Chairperson of the National Institutes of Health/ National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Special Emphasis Panel ICs SEP's Meeting Rosters (  for the Review of O'Brien Urology Cooperative Research Centers (U54).  The purpose of The George M. O'Brien Urology Cooperative Research Centers Program is, “foster multi- and interdisciplinary collaboration between basic, translational, and clinical researchers with diverse expertise to address questions of underlying etiology and biological and clinical features of benign genitourinary diseases and disorders within the NIDDK's mission. In addition, the program will serve as a national resource for the larger urologic research community and provide opportunities for educational enrichment and engagement of investigators in pilot projects that target innovative science and researchers new to urology. All efforts will address the overall goal of improving prevention and clinical management of benign genitourinary disorders through research excellence, enhanced sharing of resources and access to core services, and establishment of a robust research community trained to address the Nation's biomedical research needs for benign genitourinary diseases and disorders. ”, reads the RFA RFA-DK-20-008: George M. O'Brien Urology Cooperative Research Centers Program (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) ( “It is an honor to be asked to serve as the Chair of the entire panel of distinguished experts, hailing from the nation's best Medical Schools” stated Dr Koul, who also serves as Professor of Urology and Associate Director of the Stanley S Scott Cancer Center here at LSUHSC-New Orleans.