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1989 …2021

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2020
Open Access
2019

Fecal transplant modifies urine chemistry risk factors for urinary stone disease

Stern, J. M., Urban-Maldonado, M., Usyk, M., Granja, I., Schoenfeld, D., Davies, K., Agalliu, I., Asplin, J., Burk, R. D. & Suadicani, S. O., Feb 1 2019, In : Physiological Reports. 7, 4, e14012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2018

Topically Applied Curcumin-Loaded Nanoparticles Treat Erectile Dysfunction in a Rat Model of Type-2 Diabetes

Draganski, A., Tar, M. T., Villegas, G., Friedman, J. M. & Davies, K., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 15, 5, p. 645-653 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017
17 Scopus citations

Urothelial MaxiK-activity regulates mucosal and detrusor metabolism

Wang, Y., Deng, G. G. & Davies, K., Dec 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 12, e0189387.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016

Evidence for a distinct gut microbiome in kidney stone formers compared to non-stone formers

Stern, J. M., Moazami, S., Qiu, Y., Kurland, I. J., Chen, Z., Agalliu, I., Burk, R. D. & Davies, K., Oct 1 2016, In : Urolithiasis. 44, 5, p. 399-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Sustained nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles induce cell death in Candida albicans yeast and hyphal cells, preventing biofilm formation in vitro and in a rodent central venous catheter model

Ahmadi, M. S., Lee, H. H., Sanchez, D. A., Friedman, A. J., Tar, M. T., Davies, K., Nosanchuk, J. D. & Martinez, L. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 60, 4, p. 2185-2194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Translational Perspective on the Role of Testosterone in Sexual Function and Dysfunction

Podlasek, C. A., Mulhall, J., Davies, K., Wingard, C. J., Hannan, J. L., Bivalacqua, T. J., Musicki, B., Khera, M., González-Cadavid, N. F. & Burnett, A. L., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 13, 8, p. 1183-1198 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

22 Scopus citations
2015

Basic Science Evidence for the Link Between Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiometabolic Dysfunction

Musicki, B., Bella, A. J., Bivalacqua, T. J., Davies, K. P., Disanto, M. E., Gonzalez-Cadavid, N. F., Hannan, J. L., Kim, N. N., Podlasek, C. A., Wingard, C. J. & Burnett, A. L., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 12, 12, p. 2233-2255 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
Open Access
6 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
2014

Diabetes attenuates urothelial modulation of detrusor contractility and spontaneous activity

Wang, Y., Tar, M. T., Fu, S., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Jan 1 2014, In : International Journal of Urology. 21, 10, p. 1059-1064 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Opiorphin is a master regulator of the hypoxic response in corporal smooth muscle cells

Fu, S., Tar, M. T., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 2014, In : FASEB Journal. 28, 8, p. 3633-3644 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

The effect of methamphetamine on an animal model of erectile function

Tar, M. T., Martinez, L. R., Nosanchuk, J. D. & Davies, K. P., Jul 2014, In : Andrology. 2, 4, p. 531-536 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Topically applied no-releasing nanoparticles can increase intracorporal pressure and elicit spontaneous erections in a rat model of radical prostatectomy

Tar, M., Cabrales, P., Navati, M., Adler, B., Nacharaju, P., Friedman, A. J., Friedman, J. & Davies, K. P., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 11, 12, p. 2903-2914 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2012

Erectile dysfunction

Davies, K. P., Dec 1 2012, Muscle. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 1339-1346 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Whole genome microarray of the major pelvic ganglion after cavernous nerve injury: New insights into molecular profile changes after nerve injury

Calenda, G., Strong, T. D., Pavlovich, C. P., Schaeffer, E. M., Burnett, A. L., Yu, W., Davies, K. P. & Bivalacqua, T. J., May 1 2012, In : BJU International. 109, 10, p. 1552-1564 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2011

Oxidative stress status accompanying diabetic bladder cystopathy results in the activation of protein degradation pathways

Kanika, N. D., Chang, J., Tong, Y., Tiplitsky, S., Lin, J., Yohannes, E., Tar, M., Chance, M., Christ, G. J., Melman, A. & Davies, K. D., May 1 2011, In : BJU International. 107, 10, p. 1676-1684 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Reversal of diabetic vasculopathy in a rat model of type 1 diabetes by opiorphin-related peptides

Calenda, G., Tong, Y., Kanika, N. D., Tar, M. T., Suadicani, S. O., Zhang, X., Melman, A., Rougeot, C. & Davies, K. P., Oct 1 2011, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 301, 4, p. H1353-H1359

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Silencing MaxiK activity in corporal smooth muscle cells initiates compensatory mechanisms to maintain calcium homeostasis

Calenda, G., Suadicani, S. O., Iglesias, R., Spray, D. C., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 8, 8, p. 2191-2204 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2010
24 Scopus citations

Gene therapy for erectile dysfunction: What is the future?

Melman, A. & Davies, K., Nov 1 2010, In : Current urology reports. 11, 6, p. 421-426 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

Molecular targets for diabetes mellitus-associated erectile dysfunction

Yohannes, E., Chang, J., Tar, M. T., Davies, K. P. & Chance, M. R., Mar 1 2010, In : Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 9, 3, p. 565-578 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Nanoparticles as a novel delivery vehicle for therapeutics targeting erectile dysfunction

Han, G., Tar, M., Kuppam, D. S. R., Friedman, A., Melman, A., Friedman, J. & Davies, K. P., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 7, 1 PART 1, p. 224-233 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2009

Gene therapy in the management of Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Past, present, and future

Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 31 2009, In : TheScientificWorldJournal. 9, p. 846-854 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

10 Scopus citations

Longitudinal studies of time-dependent changes in both bladder and erectile function after streptozotocin-induced diabetes in Fischer 344 male rats

Melman, A., Zotova, E., Kim, M., Arezzo, J., Davies, K., Disanto, M. & Tar, M., Nov 1 2009, In : BJU International. 104, 9, p. 1292-1300 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Recruitment of a SAP18-HDAC1 complex into HIV-1 virions and its requirement for viral replication

Sorin, M., Cano, J., Das, S., Mathew, S., Wu, X., Davies, K. P., Shi, X., Cheng, S. W. G., Ott, D. & Kalpana, G. V., Jun 1 2009, In : PLoS pathogens. 5, 6, e1000463.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Smooth-Muscle-Specific Gene Transfer with the Human Maxi-K Channel Improves Erectile Function and Enhances Sexual Behavior in Atherosclerotic Cynomolgus Monkeys

Christ, G. J., Andersson, K. E., Williams, K., Zhao, W., D'Agostino, R., Kaplan, J., Aboushwareb, T., Yoo, J., Calenda, G., Davies, K. P., Sellers, R. S. & Melman, A., Dec 1 2009, In : European Urology. 56, 6, p. 1055-1066 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Testosterone regulates erectile function and Vcsa1 expression in the corpora of rats

Chua, R. G., Calenda, G., Zhang, X., Siragusa, J., Tong, Y., Tar, M., Aydin, M., DiSanto, M. E., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., May 6 2009, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 303, 1-2, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

The mechanism of opiorphin-induced experimental priapism in rats involves activation of the polyamine synthetic pathway

Kanika, N. D., Tar, M., Tong, Y., Kuppam, D. S. R., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Oct 19 2009, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 297, 4, p. C916-C927

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

The role of opiorphins (endogenous neutral endopeptidase inhibitors) in urogenital smooth muscle biology

Davies, K. P., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Sexual Medicine. 6, SUPPL. 3, p. 286-291 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Vcsa1 Acts as a Marker of Erectile Function Recovery After Gene Therapeutic and Pharmacological Interventions

Calenda, G., Tong, Y., Tar, M., Lowe, D., Siragusa, J., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Urology. 181, 6, p. 2806-2815 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2008

Gene transfer with a vector expressing Maxi-K from a smooth muscle-specific promoter restores erectile function in the aging rat

Melman, A., Biggs, G., Davies, K., Zhao, W., Tar, M. T. & Christ, G. J., Mar 1 2008, In : Gene Therapy. 15, 5, p. 364-370 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Markers of erectile dysfunction

Davies, K. P. & Melman, A., Jul 1 2008, In : Indian Journal of Urology. 24, 3, p. 320-328 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Proteomics analysis identifies molecular targets related to diabetes mellitus-associated bladder dysfunction

Yohannes, E., Chang, J., Christ, G. J., Davies, K. P. & Chance, M. R., Jul 1 2008, In : Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 7, 7, p. 1270-1285 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

The opiorphin gene (ProL1) and its homologues function in erectile physiology

Tong, Y., Tar, M., Melman, A. & Davies, K., Sep 1 2008, In : BJU International. 102, 6, p. 736-740 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Transcription of G-Protein Coupled Receptors in Corporeal Smooth Muscle is Regulated by the Endogenous Neutral Endopeptidase Inhibitor Sialorphin

Tong, Y., Tiplitsky, S. I., Tar, M., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 1 2008, In : Journal of Urology. 180, 2, p. 760-766 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2007

Ageing causes cytoplasmic retention of MaxiK channels in rat corporal smooth muscle cells

Davies, K. P., Stanevsky, Y., Moses, T., Chang, J. S., Chance, M. R. & Melman, A., Jul 2007, In : International journal of impotence research. 19, 4, p. 371-377 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Diabetes-Induced Changes in the Alternative Splicing of the Slo Gene in Corporal Tissue

Davies, K. P., Zhao, W., Tar, M., Figueroa, J. C., Desai, P., Verselis, V. K., Kronengold, J., Wang, H. Z., Melman, A. & Christ, G. J., Oct 1 2007, In : European Urology. 52, 4, p. 1229-1237 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

hSMR3A as a Marker for Patients With Erectile Dysfunction

Tong, Y., Tar, M., Monrose, V., DiSanto, M., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Jul 1 2007, In : Journal of Urology. 178, 1, p. 338-343 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Plasmid-based gene transfer for treatment of erectile dysfunction and overactive bladder: Results of a phase I trial

Melman, A., Bar-Chama, N., McCullough, A., Davies, K. & Christ, G., Mar 1 2007, In : Israel Medical Association Journal. 9, 3, p. 143-146 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Sialorphin (the mature peptide product of Vcsa1) relaxes corporal smooth muscle tissue and increases erectile function in the ageing rat

Davies, K. P., Tar, M., Rougeot, C. & Melman, A., Feb 1 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 2, p. 431-435 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Using gene chips to identify organ-specific, smooth muscle responses to experimental diabetes: Potential applications to urological diseases

Hipp, J. D., Davies, K. P., Tar, M., Valcic, M., Knoll, A., Melman, A. & Christ, G. J., Feb 1 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 2, p. 418-430 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2006

Experimental diabetes alters connexin43 derived gap junction permeability in short-term cultures of rat corporeal vascular smooth muscle cells

Brink, P. R., Valiunas, V., Wang, H. Z., Zhao, W., Davies, K. & Christ, G. J., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Urology. 175, 1, p. 381-386 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

hMaxi-K gene transfer in males with erectile dysfunction: Results of the first human trial

Melman, A., Bar-Chama, N., McCullough, A., Davies, K. & Christ, G., Dec 1 2006, In : Human Gene Therapy. 17, 12, p. 1165-1176 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations

Variable coding sequence protein A1 as a marker for erectile dysfunction

Tong, Y., Tar, M., Davelman, F., Christ, G., Melman, A. & Davies, K. P., Aug 1 2006, In : BJU International. 98, 2, p. 396-401 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations