Principal Investigator

Badrinath R. Konety, M.D., M.B.A

Dr. Konety Badrinath R. Konety, M.D., M.B.A., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and holds the Dougherty Family Chair in Uro-Oncology as well as being the Director of the Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers and Associate Director for Clinical Affairs of the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.

Badrinath Konety, M.D., completed his residency and American Foundation for Urologic Disease Research Scholar fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. He also received an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business. Dr. Konety also completed his urologic oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

He has authored or co-authored nearly 200 original publications and numerous book chapters as well as editing a text on bladder cancer. He has been and is principal or co-investigator on grants funded through the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, American Geriatrics Society and Center for Disease Control. He received the Jahnigen Career Development Scholar Award, and is an active member of numerous professional medical societies including the American Urological Association, the American College of Surgeons, Societe Internationale D’Urologie and the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. He is currently the Adjunct General Secretary of the SIU and Associate Editor of the Journal of Urology.


Lisa M. Rogers, M.S.

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