Research The department's faculty members are academically active in research protocols involving prostate, kidney and bladder disease. These individuals also play an important role in training residents and fellows in the area of research. ResearchUrology Research LaboratoryThe University of Florida Urology Research Laboratory in Jacksonville, Florida, focuses on basic and translational research in urological malignancies. ResearchDr. Balaji's LaboratoryDr. K.C. Balaji is a urological oncologist and a physician scientist with a career-long interest in advanced prostate cancer. ResearchDr. Koochekpour's LaboratoryDr. Shahriar Koochekpour's lab focuses on cellular and molecular biology of cancer, analyzing gene expression and functions, oncogenes and tumor suppressors, genetics, health disparity research and translational prostate cancer research. ResearchDr. Shukla's LaboratoryDr. Sanjeev Shukla's research focus includes developing biomarkers for cancer, cell signaling and signal transduction pathways, gene expression, regulatory role of oncogenes/tumor suppressors, and preclinical tumorigenesis models. For more information about the ongoing research at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, please visit our research affairs page.