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"A triumph of storytelling and design."

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A History of the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins
By Patrick C. Walsh and Janet Farrar Worthington
Featuring 380 Richly Illustrated Pages
© 2015 The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and Johns Hopkins Medicine

For a century, the Brady has been the world's leading urological institute. Read about our past, meet our scientists and faculty members, and join us as we look ahead to the next 100 years!
In this richly illustrated book, packed with stories that bring some of the greatest names in Urology to life, you'll learn:

  • How James "Diamond Jim" Brady was cured of BPH and donated the money to start this institution.
  • How Hugh Hampton Young, a brilliant innovator who designed and built many of his own surgical devices, became the Father of Modern Urology, transforming the field into a major surgical specialty.
  • How William Scott transformed the urology residency, allowing the Brady to produce some of the world's best surgeon-scientists.
  • How Patrick Walsh revolutionized the surgical treatment of prostate cancer, changing the field of prostate cancer treatment and research forever.
  • How Alan Partin continues the Brady's tradition of excellence today, as we look forward to our next 100 years!

Founder’s Circle

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Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Aikens
Ambrose Monell Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Baker
Family Foundation
Mary Ann and Bill Becker
George and Mary Nell Berry
Dr. and Mrs. Peter S. Bing
Mr. Keith Bremer
Elva E. and William W. Carty
Jennifer A. Chalsty
John S. Chalsty
The Deeks Family Foundation
R. Christian B. Evensen
Phyllis and Brian L. Harvey
Heather C. and Patrick Henry
Charlton C. and F. Patrick Hughes
Beverly A. and Gary L. McDonald
Jean and Ian MacKechnie
Beth W. and A. Ross Myers
Nancy and Jim O’Neal
Jack W. Shay and Thomas C. Quirt
The Frank E. Rath Spang &
Company Charitable Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Sandman
The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation
Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz
Virginia and Warren Schwerin
Donald and Susan Sturm
Carolyn and Bill Stutt
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Thornton, Jr.
Luciana and Joe Vittoria

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Discovery is published by

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Patrick Walsh, M.D.
, University Distinguished Service Professor of Urology
Janet Farrar Worthington Writer/Editor
Hatcher Design Office Art Direction
Kieth Weller Principal Photography

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