A-BE-C is excited to announce the addition of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to its prestigious list of Centers of Excellence.
Our Centers of Excellence program is the first to identify centers of care that report meeting the highest standards of treatment, including post-operative and long-term care for bladder and cloacal exstrophy. more
A-BE-C is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Evalynn Vasquez and Misty Blue Foster to its Advisory Board. In addition, Dr. Paul Merguerian was recently elected Board Chair, replacing Dr. Aseem Shukla. more
Our Faces of BE book, a photo book showcasing individuals with exstrophy from around the world, is now available for purchase! In 2018, on a trip to Uganda ... more
A-BE-C's growing library of webinars and presentations on bladder exstrophy is now available through a new subscription program. Become a free or premium subscriber and gain instant access to videos especially for bladder exstrophy patients, parents and health care providers. more
Pediatric urologist Dr. Zhou Huixia (周辉霞) cites gaps in bladder exstrophy care that exist across China, and her plans to designate People’s Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing as a regional center of excellence for exstrophy surgery. more
During a recent conversation with the Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community, Dr. Wei Cheng (郑伟) recounted his chance encounter with bladder malformation in a mouse. This encounter ultimately led an international research team to identify the gene and mechanism that causes bladder exstrophy in humans. more