Anthony J. Bella

University of Ottawa, Canada

Dr Anthony Bella is the Greta and John Hansen Chair in Men's Health Research, one of four globally, and is an Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Clinical interests include erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, and genitourinary prosthetics. Dr Bella is also an Associate Scientist (Neuroscience) at the Ottawa Health Research Institute and the Director of Urologic Basic Science Research, with a primary focus on the molecular mechanisms of cavernous nerve response to injury and the identification of novel treatments for neurogenic ED. Dr Bella previously completed a combined research and clinical fellowship under Dr Tom F. Lue at the University of California San Francisco; he was the first American Foundation for Urologic Disease Robert J. Krane Scholar, received a California Urology Foundation Award, and was named the American Urologic Association Foundation Outstanding Graduate Scholar while at UCSF. He was also named a Royal College of Physicans and Surgeons Detweiler Traveling Scholar. Prior to this, Dr Bella completed his residency training at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He has coauthored more than seventy peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters to date and has been awarded several national and international prizes for basic and clinical research. Dr Bella is also an active member of several societies including the Canadian Urological Association, American Urological Association, Sexual Medicine Society of North America and Society for Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons and reviews for over a dozen journals. Dr Bella was a Canadian Urological Association Scholar from 2008-2010, and holds peer-reviewed grants from the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada, Canadian Male Sexual Health Council, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, and the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association.

Biography Updated on 21 October 2010

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