Randomized Trial Comparing MRI-Targeted Transperineal vs. Transrectal Prostate Biopsy

Project: Research project

Project Details


Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD will be the co-investigator and site lead for this project at Northwestern University. He will be responsible for recruitment of patients who are undergoing prostate biopsy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He will oversee the randomization of men to transperineal vs. transrectal biopsy. He will also supervise and train the study’s dedicated research coordinator. He will have shared responsibility in the study design, interpretation of data, and preparation of manuscripts and grant applications for future projects.
Effective start/end date4/1/213/31/23


  • Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University (223489-1//PCORI CER-2019C2-17372 Yr2)
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (223489-1//PCORI CER-2019C2-17372 Yr2)


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