Kevin McKenna

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The neurophysiology of female sexual function
    Kevin E McKenna
    Departments of Physiology and Urology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, 303 E Chicago Avenue M211, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    World J Urol 20:93-100. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural circuitry involved in sexual function
    K E McKenna
    Department of Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 24:148-54. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Neural regulation of ejaculation
    Brandt Young
    Department of Physiology Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Sex Med 6:229-33. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Sonic hedgehog cascade is required for penile postnatal morphogenesis, differentiation, and adult homeostasis
    Carol A Podlasek
    Department of Urology and Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biol Reprod 68:423-38. 2003
  5. pmc Regulation of cavernous nerve injury-induced apoptosis by sonic hedgehog
    Carol A Podlasek
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biol Reprod 76:19-28. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms: epidemiological, clinical, and basic science evidence
    Kevin T McVary
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 16 749, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:251-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Posterior Hox gene expression in developing genitalia
    Carol Podlasek
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Evol Dev 4:142-63. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Altered Sonic hedgehog signaling is associated with morphological abnormalities in the penis of the BB/WOR diabetic rat
    Carol A Podlasek
    Departments of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biol Reprod 69:816-27. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Penile weight and cell subtype specific changes in a post-radical prostatectomy model of erectile dysfunction
    Herbert M User
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 169:1175-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Microarray analysis and description of SMR1 gene in rat penis in a post-radical prostatectomy model of erectile dysfunction
    Herbert M User
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Urol 170:298-301. 2003

Research Grants

  1. THE ROLE OF OXYTOCIN IN MALE SEXUAL FUNCTION
    Kevin McKenna; Fiscal Year: 2002

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The neurophysiology of female sexual function
    Kevin E McKenna
    Departments of Physiology and Urology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, 303 E Chicago Avenue M211, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    World J Urol 20:93-100. 2002
    ..Further research is necessary to identify the mechanisms underlying female sexual function, the pathogenesis of sexual dysfunctions and their possible treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural circuitry involved in sexual function
    K E McKenna
    Department of Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 24:148-54. 2001
    ..Effective treatment requires an understanding of the central nervous system (CNS) pathways and physiology. This article emphasizes the essential similarities in the pathways and physiology of sexual function in men and women...
  3. doi request reprint Neural regulation of ejaculation
    Brandt Young
    Department of Physiology Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Sex Med 6:229-33. 2009
    ..Early evidence suggests that pharmacological manipulation of LSt cells may offer additional evidence of crucial LSt cell involvement in the generation of ejaculation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sonic hedgehog cascade is required for penile postnatal morphogenesis, differentiation, and adult homeostasis
    Carol A Podlasek
    Department of Urology and Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biol Reprod 68:423-38. 2003
    ..These studies provide valuable insight that may be applied to improve treatment options for erectile dysfunction...
  5. pmc Regulation of cavernous nerve injury-induced apoptosis by sonic hedgehog
    Carol A Podlasek
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biol Reprod 76:19-28. 2007
    ..These results show that SHH stabilizes the alterations of the corpora cavernosal smooth muscle following nerve injury...
  6. ncbi request reprint The relationship between erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms: epidemiological, clinical, and basic science evidence
    Kevin T McVary
    Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Tarry 16 749, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:251-7. 2004
    ..The association is supported by the consistent linear relationship of more severe LUTS with more severe ED. The link between ED and LUTS has biologic plausibility given the four leading theories of how these diseases inter-relate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posterior Hox gene expression in developing genitalia
    Carol Podlasek
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Evol Dev 4:142-63. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Altered Sonic hedgehog signaling is associated with morphological abnormalities in the penis of the BB/WOR diabetic rat
    Carol A Podlasek
    Departments of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biol Reprod 69:816-27. 2003
    ..Increasing our understanding of the molecular mechanisms that regulate Shh signaling may provide valuable insight into improving treatment options for diabetic impotence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Penile weight and cell subtype specific changes in a post-radical prostatectomy model of erectile dysfunction
    Herbert M User
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 169:1175-9. 2003
    ..We investigated changes in DNA, protein and apoptotic cells of the rat penis after denervation. Gross morphometry was measured to elucidate the impact of chemical changes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microarray analysis and description of SMR1 gene in rat penis in a post-radical prostatectomy model of erectile dysfunction
    Herbert M User
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Urol 170:298-301. 2003
    ..We attempted to identify previously undescribed molecular changes via gene discovery methods using GeneChip (Affymetrix, Santa Clara, California) microarray technology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord control of ejaculation
    Julien Allard
    Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0521, USA
    World J Urol 23:119-26. 2005
    ..These data support a pivotal role for the LSt cells in the control of ejaculation...
  12. ncbi request reprint PDE-5 inhibition and sexual response: pharmacological mechanisms and clinical outcomes
    Raymond C Rosen
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 13:36-88. 2002
    ..The potential impact on societal attitudes toward sexuality and sexual dysfunction also warrants consideration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Central regulation of ejaculation
    Lique M Coolen
    Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0521, USA
    Physiol Behav 83:203-15. 2004
    ..Moreover, neural activation specifically related to ejaculation is observed in the brain and may reflect of processing of ejaculation-related sensory cues...

Research Grants3

  1. THE ROLE OF OXYTOCIN IN MALE SEXUAL FUNCTION
    Kevin McKenna; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We further propose that our results of this interdisciplinary program be validated using behavioral and pharmacological testing in unanesthetized animals. ..