Abdulmaged M. Traish, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Urology

PhD, Boston University




Abdulmaged Traish is Emeritus Professor of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine. He earned a B.Sc., in Chemistry & Botany form the University of Tripoli, Tripoli, LIBYA in 1971 and a Ph.D., in Biochemistry from Boston University, Boston, MA in 1978. After two years of training as a postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Biochemistry at Boston University school of Medicine, he was appointed as an assistant research professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Biochemistry. Professor Traish also earned Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Boston University School of Management in 1993.

Over the past three decades, Dr. Traish has contributed significantly, through teaching, education and basic research, to the field of biochemistry and physiology of reproductive and sexual medicine. His most important contributions to the field of sexual medicine are the development of experimental animal models to investigate the endocrine regulation of sexual arousal physiology and function in males and females and his pioneering work on the basic mechanisms of sex steroid hormones on erectile physiology. Professor Traish has been successful in procuring research funds from the National Institute of Health as well as from the Private Sector and was instrumental in the establishment of the institute for sexual medicine at Boston University school of Medicine.

Professor Traish had served as an advisor/mentor for more than 48 students who earned a Master of Arts in Medical Sciences degree and was a reader on their thesis dissertation. He also mentored 5 doctoral students (Ph.D.) who completed their research dissertation in his laboratory. Professor Traish has advised and served as mentor for physician-scientists, medical residents and research fellows from several countries including Italy, South Korea, Turkey, Greece and the USA, who sought research training in his laboratory.

Professor Traish has authored and co-authored over 185 original research publications and several book chapters and co-edited one of the first books on female sexual function and dysfunction. Dr. Traish’ research lead to several inventions including seven patents, approved by the USA Department of Patent Office.

As an outstanding teacher, Professor Traish was awarded the Educator of the Year award by Council on Faculty Affairs Award for Excellence in Teaching in Graduate Sciences, in 2000 and once again in 2004. In 2006, Professor Traish was awarded the highest Teaching Award given by Boston University to an outstanding professor for teaching “The Metcalf Prize & Cup for Teaching Excellence”. As an outstanding researcher and pioneer in field of sexual medicine, Dr. Traish delivered more than 90 lectures on his research in various National and International conferences, congresses and Universities in the US, Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Professor Traish is the Research Director of The Institute for Sexual Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He served as a member of the Medical School Curriculum Committee, the Grading Committee, the Department of Biochemistry Admissions Committee, the Medical school Admissions Committee, a Member of the Medical School Academies, Chaired the Graduate Medical Sciences Program Advising Committee and is a member of the Advisory Group for BU-Works Committee. Dr. Traish serves on the editorial boards of several Journals and an ad hoc reviewer for many journals in his field.

Professor Emeritus
Boston Medical Center


Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences



2006 Boston University : Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching
2002 Boston University School of Medicine : Educator of the Year Award
2000 Boston University School Of Medicine : Educator of the Year Award


Unrestricted Educational Research Grant
07/01/2005 - 12/31/2007 (PI)
Schering AG (Germany)

Study to Characterize the Effects of Testosterone on the Cavernosal Nerve Structure Using Light and Electron Microscopy
07/20/2006 - 07/19/2007 (PI)
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

In Vivo Assessment of EP2/EP4 Agonists (Serono) in Facilitating Male and Female Sexual Function
12/23/2002 - 06/30/2006 (PI)
Serono Inc

Female Sexual Arousal: Clitoral and Vaginal Physiology
09/15/2000 - 06/30/2005 (PI)
NIH/National Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
5 R01 DK56846 04

Modulation of Erectile Physiology by Androgens & Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitor, Sildernafil
12/15/2002 - 06/30/2004 (PI)
Pfizer, Inc.

The Effects of Intravaginal Administration of Rec 15/2615 Formulation on Genital Blood Flow
09/01/2002 - 08/31/2003 (PI)
Recordati Industria Chimica E Farmaceutica S.p.A. (Italy)

In Vivo Modulation of Vaginal Smooth Muscle Tone and Genital Blood Flow by the Alpha I Antagonist (SH-19991012)
07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002 (PI)
Molecular Design International, Inc

Effects of Estrogen and Androgen Deprivation and Replacement Therapy on Sildenafil Augmentation of Pelvic Nerve-Medicated Female Genital
12/15/2000 - 12/14/2001 (PI)
Pfizer, Inc.

Potential Role of a Novel Nuclear Matrix Protein (nmt55) as a Tumor Marker in Human Breast Cancer Invasion and Metastases
07/01/1998 - 06/30/2001 (Dept Sponsor)
Department of Defense/Army

Effects of P2 & 2 Agonist INS365 and INS45973 on Vaginal Mucosal Health in Oophoectomized Rabbits
09/08/2000 - 06/08/2001 (PI)
Inspire Pharmaceuticals Inc

Showing 10 of 12 results. Show All Results


Title


Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2003 FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY 5R01DK056846-04 31
2002 FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY 5R01DK056846-03 31
2001 FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY 5R01DK056846-02 31
2000 FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY 1R01DK056846-01A1 31
1997 NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS IN ERECTILE TISSUE 5R01DK040025-09 59
1996 NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS IN ERECTILE TISSUE 5R01DK040025-08 59
1995 ENDOTHELIUM AND PENILE ERECTION 5R01DK040487-08 48
1995 NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS IN ERECTILE TISSUE 2R01DK040025-07 59
1994 NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS IN ERECTILE TISSUE 5R01DK040025-06 59
1993 NEUROTRANSMITTERS RECEPTORS IN ERECTILE TISSUE 5R01DK040025-05 59
Showing 10 of 11 results. Show All Results

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

iCite Analysis       Copy PMIDs To Clipboard

  1. Morgentaler A, Traish AM. Letter to the editor: Questioning the evidence behind the Saturation Model for testosterone replacement therapy in prostate cancer. Investig Clin Urol. 2020 Jul; 61(4):452-454. PMID: 32666003
     
  2. Haider KS, Haider A, Saad F, Doros G, Hanefeld M, Dhindsa S, Dandona P, Traish A. Remission of type 2 diabetes following long-term treatment with injectable testosterone undecanoate in patients with hypogonadism and type 2 diabetes: 11-year data from a real-world registry study. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2020 Jun 19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32558149
     
  3. Traish AM. Health Risks Associated with Long-Term Finasteride and Dutasteride Use: It's Time to Sound the Alarm. World J Mens Health. 2020 Jul; 38(3):323-337. PMID: 32202088
     
  4. Traish AM. Post-finasteride syndrome: a surmountable challenge for clinicians. Fertil Steril. 2020 01; 113(1):21-50. PMID: 32033719
     
  5. Morgentaler A, Traish AM, Khera M. A Critique of the AUA Guidelines on Testosterone Deficiency. J Sex Med. 2020 04; 17(4):561-564. PMID: 31812687
     
  6. Shlykova N, Davidson E, Krakowsky Y, Bolanos J, Traish A, Morgentaler A. Absent Diurnal Variation in Serum Testosterone in Young Men with Testosterone Deficiency. J Urol. 2020 04; 203(4):817-823. PMID: 31670607
     
  7. Traish AM, Hackett G, Miner M, Morgentaler A. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Safety of Testosterone Therapy. Am J Med. 2019 10; 132(10):e748. PMID: 31648787
     
  8. Morgentaler A, Traish A, Hackett G, Jones TH, Ramasamy R. Diagnosis and Treatment of Testosterone Deficiency: Updated Recommendations From the Lisbon 2018 International Consultation for Sexual Medicine. Sex Med Rev. 2019 10; 7(4):636-649. PMID: 31351915
     
  9. Traish A, Bolanos J, Nair S, Saad F, Morgentaler A. Do Androgens Modulate the Pathophysiological Pathways of Inflammation? Appraising the Contemporary Evidence. J Clin Med. 2018 Dec 14; 7(12). PMID: 30558178
     
  10. Traish AM, Krakowsky Y, Doros G, Morgentaler A. Do 5a-Reductase Inhibitors Raise Circulating Serum Testosterone Levels? A Comprehensive Review and Meta-Analysis to Explaining Paradoxical Results. Sex Med Rev. 2019 01; 7(1):95-114.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30098986
     
Showing 10 of 330 results. Show More

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 325 publications over 40 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2014

YearPublications
19804
19812
19822
19832
19842
19856
19863
19872
19881
19892
19904
19915
19924
19945
19958
19966
19976
199812
19997
200012
20019
200213
200313
200415
20056
200615
20076
200811
200919
201010
201110
20125
201311
201423
201516
201611
201715
201814
20194
20204
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Androgens
Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes
Metabolic Syndrome
Sex Steroids
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexual Function

Available to Mentor as: (Review Mentor Role Definitions):
  • Advisor
  • Career Mentor
  • Co-Mentor or Peer Mentor
  • Diversity Mentor
  • Education Mentor
  • Research / Scholarly Mentor
  • Work / Life Integration Mentor
Contact for Mentoring:

72 E. Concord St Building A
Boston MA 02118
Google Map


Traish's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations
Concepts
_
Media Mentions
_
Co-Authors
_
Similar People
_
Same Department