Harris E Foster Jr MD

Professor of Urology; Director, Female Urology and Neuro-Urology; Residency Program Director

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupCancer Center, Yale: Prostate and Urologic Cancers ProgramUrology: General Urology; Neurourology; Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery; General Adult Urology; Neurourology/Neurogenic Bladder; Reconstructive Surgery & Trauma

Research Interests

Benign prostatic hyperplasis clinical trials; Interstitial cystitis clinical trials; Basic science investigations into changes in receptor system in the prostate in response to treatment with standard pharmacotherapies more...


  • M.D., University of Miami, 1987

Selected Publications

  • Saito M, Wada Y, Ikeda K, Wang Z, Smith SD, Foster HE, Nishi K, Weiss RM, Latifpour J, Gene expression, localization, and pharmacological characterization of endothelin receptors in diabetic rat bladder dome., European Journal of Pharmacology, 387(3):253-63, 17 2000
  • Smith, S.D., Wheeler, M.A., Foster, H.E., and Weiss, R.M.: Urinary nitric oxide synthase and cyclic GMP levels are decreased with intersitial cystitis and increased with urinary tract infections. J. Urol. 155:1432-1435, 1996
  • Saito, M., Nishi, K., Foster, H.E., Weiss, R.M., and Latifpour, J: Effect of experimental diabetes on rat prostate endothelin receptors. European Journal of Pharmacology 310:197-200, 1996



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