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Cindy Louise Amundsen

Roy T. Parker, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the School of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology
5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27617
5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27617

Research Interests


Lower urinary tract dysfunction
Treatment for refractory urinary urge incontinence
Botox therapy
Neuromodulation for urinary incontinence
Urinary microbiome
Urinary Tract infections
Individualizing medicine

Selected Grants


UrogynCREST Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2029

Duke KURe Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2028

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Administrative Core

ResearchPreceptor · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

Duke University Medical Center (DUMC) Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Clinical Site

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2027

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health - BIRCWH

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2027

UrogynCREST Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2029

Duke KURe Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2028

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Administrative Core

ResearchPreceptor · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

Duke University Medical Center (DUMC) Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Clinical Site

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2027

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health - BIRCWH

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2027

Duke Women's Reproductive Health Research Scholars

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development · 2020 - 2025

Advancing the Measurement and Classification of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2024

Underactive Bladder: Mechanisms and Recovery of Sensation and Function

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2023

Effects of Aging and the Urinary Microbiome on Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

Model for Predicting Efficacy of Treatment and Complications in Women after Intradetrusor OnabotulinumtoxinA for Non-Neurogenic Urgency Incontinence"

ResearchMentor · Awarded by Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction · 2020 - 2021

Predicting Urinary Continence Status with Sacral Neuromodulation and Botulinum Toxin Treatments

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2020

Epigenomics in insulin resistance associated overactive bladder

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

Neural Prosthetic Control of Continence and Micturition

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2017

Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Urge Urinary Incontinence: A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial

Clinical TrialAdvisor · Awarded by Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction · 2014 - 2017

Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (U01) Supplement

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2017

The Jahnigen Career Development Award (JCDA)

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by American Geriatrics Society · 2014 - 2016

Nocturnal Deterusor Overactivity In Overactive Bladder Syndrome

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2014

The Effect of Androgens on Sexual Function in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation · 2004 - 2004

External Relationships


  • Bluewind Medical
  • NICHD PCORI

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