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John A Taylor III MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUConn Health Center
AddressMC 3955
MC 3955
263 Farmington Avenue
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    Dr. Taylor received his B.A. in biology from Lafayette College in 1990 and his M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in 1994. He completed his surgical training at the Squire Urological Clinic of Columbia University’s Presbyterian Medical Center in 2000. A commissioned officer in the United States Navy (LCDR) since 1990, he served on active duty as a staff urologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Science from 2000-03. While at Walter Reed he was an active investigator in the Department of Defense’s Center for Prostate Disease Research. Dr. Taylor has been board certified in urology since 2002. He is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA) the Society of Urologic Oncology and the Society for Basic Urologic Research. He has authored many publications as well as contributed to book chapters. He has been the recipient of the Dennis W. Jahnigen Scholars award administered by the American Geriatrics Society and the AUA’s post residency research award, and is currently supported by the American Cancer Society for his work in aging and bladder cancer. Dr. Taylor has extensive training in urologic cancer surgery and urinary tract reconstruction. Dr. Taylor practices general urology with a focus on the treatment of bladder cancer and complex urinary tract reconstruction.

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    1. Hennessey AM, Clement JM, Forouhar F, Taylor JA. Hematospermia and Cloacogenic Transitional Cell Carcinoma: A Twist on Significance and Meaning. Case Rep Urol. 2016; 2016:8050459. PMID: 26977332.
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    2. Taylor JA. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2015 Nov; 194(5):1208. PMID: 26239496.
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    3. Reddy OL, Cates JM, Gellert LL, Crist HS, Yang Z, Yamashita H, Taylor JA, Smith JA, Chang SS, Cookson MS, You C, Barocas DA, Grabowska MM, Ye F, Wu XR, Yi Y, Matusik RJ, Kaestner KH, Clark PE, DeGraff DJ. Loss of FOXA1 Drives Sexually Dimorphic Changes in Urothelial Differentiation and Is an Independent Predictor of Poor Prognosis in Bladder Cancer. Am J Pathol. 2015 May; 185(5):1385-95. PMID: 25907831; PMCID: PMC4419202 [Available on 05/01/16].
    4. Choudhary D, Hegde P, Voznesensky O, Choudhary S, Kopsiaftis S, Claffey KP, Pilbeam CC, Taylor JA. Increased expression of L-selectin (CD62L) in high-grade urothelial carcinoma: A potential marker for metastatic disease. Urol Oncol. 2015 Sep; 33(9):387.e17-27. PMID: 25618296; PMCID: PMC4510033 [Available on 09/01/16].
    5. Lin-Tsai O, Taylor JA, Clark PE, Adam RM, Wu XR, DeGraff DJ. Progress made in the use of animal models for the study of high-risk, nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer. Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Sep; 24(5):512-6. PMID: 24921908.
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    6. Choudhary S, Hegde P, Pruitt JR, Sielecki TM, Choudhary D, Scarpato K, Degraff DJ, Pilbeam CC, Taylor JA. Macrophage migratory inhibitory factor promotes bladder cancer progression via increasing proliferation and angiogenesis. Carcinogenesis. 2013 Dec; 34(12):2891-9. PMID: 23825153; PMCID: PMC3845890.
    7. DeGraff DJ, Robinson VL, Shah JB, Brandt WD, Sonpavde G, Kang Y, Liebert M, Wu XR, Taylor JA. Current preclinical models for the advancement of translational bladder cancer research. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Feb; 12(2):121-30. PMID: 23269072.
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    8. Watts KL, Ristau BT, Yamase HT, Taylor JA. Prognostic implications of lymph node involvement in bladder cancer: are we understaging using current methods? BJU Int. 2011 Aug; 108(4):484-92. PMID: 21794064.
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    9. Voznesensky MA, Yamase H, Taylor JA. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the renal pelvis. Urol Int. 2009; 83(3):370-2. PMID: 19829045.
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    10. Taylor JA, Kuchel GA. Bladder cancer in the elderly: clinical outcomes, basic mechanisms, and future research direction. Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2009 Mar; 6(3):135-44. PMID: 19265855; PMCID: PMC2957872.
    11. Taylor JA, Ristau B, Bonnemaison M, Voznesensky OS, Hegde P, Kuchel GA, Pilbeam CC. Regulation of the prostaglandin pathway during development of invasive bladder cancer in mice. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2009 Jan; 88(1-2):36-41. PMID: 18834948; PMCID: PMC2615552.
    12. Taylor JA, Pilbeam C, Nisbet A. Role of the prostaglandin pathway and the use of NSAIDs in genitourinary malignancies. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2008 Jul; 8(7):1125-34. PMID: 18588457.
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    13. Richter LA, Hegde P, Taylor JA. Primary non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma of the male urethra presenting as stricture disease. Urology. 2007 Nov; 70(5):1008.e11-2. PMID: 18068472.
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    14. Taylor JA, Kuchel GA, Hegde P, Voznesensky OS, Claffey K, Tsimikas J, Leng L, Bucala R, Pilbeam C. Null mutation for macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is associated with less aggressive bladder cancer in mice. BMC Cancer. 2007; 7:135. PMID: 17650334; PMCID: PMC1939709.
    15. Taylor JA, Kuchel GA. Detrusor underactivity: Clinical features and pathogenesis of an underdiagnosed geriatric condition. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Dec; 54(12):1920-32. PMID: 17198500.
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    16. Taylor JA, Koff SG, Dauser DA, McLeod DG. The relationship of ultrasensitive measurements of prostate-specific antigen levels to prostate cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy. BJU Int. 2006 Sep; 98(3):540-3. PMID: 16925750.
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    17. Taylor JA, Zhu Q, Irwin B, Maghaydah Y, Tsimikas J, Pilbeam C, Leng L, Bucala R, Kuchel GA. Null mutation in macrophage migration inhibitory factor prevents muscle cell loss and fibrosis in partial bladder outlet obstruction. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2006 Dec; 291(6):F1343-53. PMID: 16835407.
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    18. Taylor JA, Kao TC, Albertsen PC, Shabsigh R. Bicycle riding and its relationship to the development of erectile dysfunction. J Urol. 2004 Sep; 172(3):1028-31. PMID: 15311030.
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    19. Hsieh K, Taylor JA, Albertsen PC. Lower urinary tract symptoms in the older male. Conn Med. 2003 Sep; 67(8):487-90. PMID: 14587129.
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    20. Taylor JA, Gancarczyk KJ, Fant GV, Mcleod DG. Increasing the number of core samples taken at prostate needle biopsy enhances the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer. Urology. 2002 Nov; 60(5):841-5. PMID: 12429312.
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