An exciting new series - "An Inspirational Talk - In Conversation with Prof Curtis Nickel" organised by SIG in Neuro-urogynecology and Urogenital Pain. We invite world class leaders to share the journey of their illustrious career, while imparting invaluable knowledge and guidance on current research and future studies. For this first session in our Inspirational Talk series, the topic will focus on Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome. The one-hour talk will be broadcast live with opportunity of audience participation in the last 15 minutes of the meeting. Our dynamic Steering Goup members - Tatiana Semedo from Portugal and Kazibe Koyuncu from Turkey will jointly co-host the session. Please register and put the date in your diary now. Join us on Saturday 24 Sep 2022 at 14:00 UTC ! To see what time this is for you, click here.
Dr Keng Ng is a Consultant Urological Surgeon based in London, United Kingdom. He was awarded the Clifford Morson Medal at The Institute of Urology London for his thesis work on urodynamics and bladder dysfunction. His specialty interests include interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome and female urinary incontinence surgery.
He was elected Chair of SIG in Neuro-urogynecology and Urogenital Pain in January 2022.
Dr. Nickel’s clinical expertise and research covers inflammatory, infectious, pain and other benign diseases of the urinary tract. He has over 600 publications, has been a member of the editorial board of 14 Urology journals, immediate past-editor of the AUA Update Series, editor of Microbiome/Urologic Infections Section for Grand Rounds in Urology, invited to present in over 50 countries, and has been continuously funded by US NIH and Canadian CRC (CIHR) for over two decades. He was President of the Canadian Urological Association in 2017. He was awarded a CIHR Tier I Canada Research Chair (2007-2022), AUA Distinguished Contribution Award, AUA Latimer Medal, SIU Academy Award, and was the first recipient of the SIU Elhilali Award for contributions to International Urology Research. He was named an Honorary Member of the AUA in 2021 for contributions in urologic research and leadership.
Gynecologist at the Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Unit of Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Algarve, Portugal.
Master in Surgical Management of Deep Endometriosis, MIS AcademyMaster in Endoscopic Surgery, Pelvic and Gynecological, in Valencia, Spain.
Dr Kazibe Koyuncu is PhD candidate in Urogynecology Doctorate Programme in Ankara University, Turkey. She is interested in working interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome and female sexual dysfunction. She is a member of SIG in Neuro-urogynecology and Urogenital Pain.