Brian Matlaga

About Brian Matlaga

Dr. Brian Matlaga is the Stephens Professor of Urology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and serves as the director of ambulatory care for the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute as well as the regional director of community urology for Johns Hopkins. Dr. Matlaga has worked with Johns Hopkins Medicine International in a number of capacities, most recently with Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare.

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Prologue to a Research Success Story

Prologue to a Research Success Story

Why do medical researchers report their findings? One primary reason is it promotes an exchange for ideas. When you read a research article or listen to a research presentation, you typically learn something new about disease diagnosis or management. And it’s a two-way street: Investigators often also learn something from the audience’s comments, which can(...)

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Take Research Beyond the Ivory Tower

Take Research Beyond the Ivory Tower

Research at Johns Hopkins is a massive enterprise supported by physicians, nurses, pharmacists, technologists, coordinators and many others. We also are enriched by myriad research resources at the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Bloomberg School of Public Health. We’re very fortunate: This academic ecosystem for research doesn’t exist at many other places in(...)

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Translating Research Into Results

Translating Research Into Results

How do you define medical research? Many people might say it’s all about identifying new molecules or inventing treatments. But this is only part of the research continuum. At Johns Hopkins, we focus on each stage of translational research, which “translates” findings from basic science through to clinical application and meaningful health outcomes for individuals(...)

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Training With a Greater, Global Impact

Training With a Greater, Global Impact

Each day in Baltimore, my Johns Hopkins physician colleagues and I train students, residents and fellows in the clinical field where we hold our expertise. As our trainees go out into the world to practice medicine, it broadens the reach of our impact on health care. However, most individuals who train at Johns Hopkins will(...)

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