Biljana  Musicki, Ph.D.
Biljana Musicki, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Urology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Address:
Marburg 420
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Office: (410) 955-0352

Email: bmusicki@jhmi.edu

Fax: (410) 614-3695

Publications


Free Access to abstracts at PubMed

Publications:  

  1. Milenkovic L, Bogic L, Musicki B, Martinovic JV. Effects of aging on prolactin release after stress in female and male rats. Acta Endocrinol. (Copenh). 1984;107(3):337-339.

  2. Cross JC, Soodak LK, Musicki B, Behrman HR. Absence of phosphocreatine in rat luteal cells. Am. J. Physiol. 1987; 253(4 Pt1): E391-E394.

  3. Soodak LK, Musicki B, Behrman HR. Selective amplification of luteinizing hormone by adenosine in rat luteal cells. Endocrinology1988;122(3): 847-854.

  4. Musicki B, Aten RF, Behrman HR. The antigonadotropic actions of prostaglandin F2a and phorbol ester are mediated by separate processes in rat luteal cells. Endocrinology 1990; 126(3):1388-1395.

  5. Ivanisevic-Milovanovic O, Musicki B. Luteinization of ovaries and gonadotrophin and prolactin secretion in rats with posterior hypothalamic lesions. Endocr. Regulations 1992; 26(2):89-93.

  6. Musicki B, Behrman HR. Metal chelators reverse the action of hydrogen peroxide in rat luteal cells.  Mol. Cell. Endocrinol.1993;92(2):215-220.

  7. Musicki B, Aten RF, Behrman HR. Inhibition of protein synthesis and hormone-sensitive steroidogenesis in response to hydrogen peroxide in rat luteal cells. Endocrinology 1994; 134(2):588-595.

  8. Musicki B, Kodaman PH, Aten RF, Behrman HR. Endocrine regulation of ascorbic acid transport and secretion in luteal cells. Biol. Reprod. 1996;54(2):399-406. 

  9. Musicki B, Pepe GJ, Albrecht ED. Functional differentiation of placental syncytiotrophoblasts during baboon pregnancy: developmental expression of chorionic somatomammotropin messenger ribonucleic acid and protein levels. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1997;82(12):4105-4110.

  10. Hurt KJ, Musicki B, Palese MA. Crone JC, Becker RE, Moriaruty Jl, Snyder SH, Burnett AL (K.J.H and B.M. contributed equally to this work). Akt-dependent phosphorylation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase mediated penile erection. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2002; 99(6):4061-4066.

  11. Musicki B, Pepe GJ, Albrecht ED. Functional differentiation of the placental syncytiotrophoblast: Effect of estrogen on chorionic somatomammotropin expression during early primate pregnancy. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2003;88(9):4316-4323.

  12. Desaulniers D, Leingartner K, Musicki B, Yagminas A, Xiao GH, Cole J, Marro L, Charbonneau  M, Tsang BK. Effects of postnatal exposure to mixtures of non-ortho-PCBs, PCDDs, and PCDFs  in prepubertal female rats. Toxicol. Sci. 2003;75(2):468-480.

  13. Musicki B, Palese MA, Crone JK, Burnett AL. Phosphorylated endothelial nitric oxide synthase mediates vascular endothelial growth factor-induced penile erection. Biol. Reprod. 2004;70(2):282-289.

  14. Desaulniers D, Leingartner K, Musicki B, Cole J, Li M, Charbonneau M, Tsang BK. Lack of effects of postnatal exposure to a mixture of aryl hydrocarbon-receptor agonists on the development of methylnitrosourea-induced mammary tumors in sprague-dawley rats. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health A. 2004;67(18):1457-1475.

  15. Desaulniers D, Xiao GH, Leingartner K, Chu I, Musicki B, Tsang B. Comparisons of brain, uterus and liver mRNA expression for cytochrome P450s, DNA methyltransferase-1, and catechol-o-methyltransferase in prepubertal female Sprague Dawley rats exposed to a mixture of aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonists. Toxicol. Sci. 2005;86(1):175-184. 

  16. Musicki B, Kramer MF, Becker RE, Burnett AL. Age-related changes in phosphorylation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in the rat penis. J. Sex. Med. 2005;2(3):347-357. 

  17. Musicki B, Champion HC, Becker RE, Liu T, Kramer MF, Burnett AL. Erection capability is potentiated by  chronic sildenafil treatment: role of blood flow-induced endothelial nitric oxide synthase phosphorylation. Mol. Pharmacol. 2005;68(1):226-232.

  18. Musicki B, Kramer MF, Becker RE, Burnett AL. Inactivation of phosphorylated endothelial nitric oxide synthase (Ser-1177) by O-GlcNAc in diabetes-associated erectile dysfunction. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2005;102(33):11870-11875.

  19. Musicki B, Champion HC, Becker RE, Kramer MF, Liu T, Sezen SF, Burnett AL. In vivo analysis of chronic phosphodiesterase-5 inhibition with sildenafil in penile erectile tissues: no tachyphylaxis effect. J. Urol. 2005;174(4 Pt1):1493-1496. 

  20. Bivalacqua TJMusicki B,Usta MF, Champion HC, Kadowitz PJ, Burnett AL, Hellstrom WJG. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene therapy for erectile dysfunction. Curr. Pharm. Des. 2005;11(31):4059-4067.

  21. Burnett AL, Musicki B. The nitric oxide signaling pathway in the penis. Curr. Pharm. Des. 2005;11(31):3987-3994.

  22. Musicki B, Burnett AL. eNOS function and dysfunction in the penis. Exp. Biol. Med. 2006; 231(2):154-165.

  23. Hurt KJSezen SFChampion HCCrone JKPalese MAHuang PLSawa ALuo XMusicki BSnyder SHBurnett AL. Alternatively spliced neuronal nitric oxide synthase mediates penile erection. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  2006;103(9):3440-3443.

  24. Burnett AL, Bivalacqua TJ, Champion HC, Musicki B. Long-term oral phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor therapy alleviates recurrent priapism. Urology 2006;67(5):1043-1048.

  25. Burnett AL, Musicki B, Jin L, Bivalacqua TJ. Nitric oxide/redox-based signalling as a therapeutic target for penile disorders. Expert Opin. Ther. Targets 2006;10(3):445-457. 

  26. Burnett ALBivalacqua TJChampion HCMusicki B. Feasibility of the use of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in a pharmacologic prevention program for recurrent priapism. J. Sex. Med. 2006;3(6):1077-1084. 

  27. Musicki B, Burnett AL. Endothelial dysfunction in diabetic erectile dysfunction. Int. J. Impot. Res. 2007;19(2);129-138.

  28. Bivalacqua TJLiu TMusicki BChampion HCBurnett AL. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase keeps erection regulatory function balance in the penis. Eur. Urol. 2007;51(6):1732-1740

  29. Burnett AL, Bivalacqua TJ, Musicki B. Molecular science of priapism. Current Sexual Health Reports 2007;4;9-14.

  30. Musicki B, Liu T, Strong T, Jin L, Laughlin MH, Turk JR, Burnett AL. Low-fat diet and exercise preserve eNOS regulation and endothelial function in the penis of early atherosclerotic pigs: a molecular analysis J. Sex. Med. 2008;5(3);552-561.  


  31. Burnett AL, Musicki B, Jin L, Bivalacqia TJ. Nitric oxide/redox-based signalling as a therapeutic target for penile disorders. Expert Opin. Ther. Targets 2008;10(3):445-457.

  32. Burnett AL, Strong T, Trock BJ, Jin L, Bivalacqua TJ, Musicki B. Serum biomarker measurements of endothelial function and oxidative stress after daily dosing of sildenafil in type 2 diabetic men with erectile dysfunction. J. Urol. 2009;18(1):245-251.  

  33. Musicki B, Liu T, Lagoda GA, Bivalacqua TJ, Strong TD, Burnett AL. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase regulation in female genital tract structures. J. Sex. Med. 2009; Suppl 3:247-253.  

  34. Musicki B, Ross AE, Champion HC, Burnett AL, Bivalacqua TJ. Post-translational modification of constitutive nitric oxide synthase in the penis. J. Androl. 2009;30(4):352-362.  

  35. Bivalacqua TJ, Musicki B, Hsu LL, Gladwin MT, Burnett AL, Champion HC. Establishment of a transgenic sickle-cell mouse model to study the pathophysiology of priapism. J. Sex. Med. 2009;6(9):2494-2504.  

  36. Musicki B. Molecular mechanisms of penile erection and erectile dysfunction.  Med Data Rev. 2009;2:25-30. 

  37. Musicki B, Burnett AL. Endothelial nitric oxide (eNOS) regulation. Med Data Rev. 2010;2:29-34. 

  38. Musicki B, Liu T, Strong TD, Lagoda GA, Bivalacqua TJ, Burnett AL. Posttranslational regulation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) by estrogens in the rat vagina. Sex Med. 2010;7(5):1768-1777.

  39. Bivalacqua TJ, Ross AE, Strong TD, Gebska MA, Musicki B, Champion HC, Burnett AL. Attenuated RhoA/Rho-kinase Signaling in the Penis of Transgenic Sickle Cell Mice. Urology 2010;76(2):510.e7-12. (1 + 1 citat)

  40. Musicki B, Liu T, Lagoda GA, Strong TD, Sezen SF, Johnson JM, Burnett AL. Hypercholesterolemia-induced erectile dysfunction: endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) uncoupling in the mouse penis by NAD(P)H oxidase. J Sex Med. 2010;7(9):3023-3032.

  41. Musicki B, Champion HC, Hsu LL, Bivalacqua TJ, Burnett AL. Post-translational inactivation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in the transgenic sickle cell mouse penis. J Sex Med. 2011;8(2):419-426. 

  42. Johnson JM, Bivalacqua TJ, Lagoda GA, Burnett AL, Musicki B. eNOS-uncoupling in age-related erectile dysfunction. Int J Impot Res. 2011;23(2):43-48.

  43. Lagoda G, Xie Y, Sezen SF, Hurt KJ, Liu L, Musicki B, Burnett AL. FK506 neuroprotection after cavernous nerve injury is mediated by thioredoxin and glutathione redox systems. J Sex Med. 2011;8(12):3325-3334. 

  44. Bivalacqua TJ, Musicki B, Kutlu O, Burnett AL. New Insights into the Pathophysiology of Sickle Cell Disease-Associated Priapism. J Sex Med 2012;9(1):79-87.

Book Chapters:

  1. Behrman HR, Aten RF, Ireland JJ, Soodak LK, Pepperell JR, Musicki B. 1987: Luteolysis   and mechanisms of luteolysis. In: The Primate Ovary. Stouffer RL (Ed), Plenum Publishing, New York, pp. 175-190.

  2. Behrman HR, Preston SL, Aten RF, Pepperell JR, Musicki B, Margolin Y. 1989: Phorbol ester inhibits cyclic AMP accumulation and induces oocyte maturation in oocyte-cumulus complexes. Further evidence that oocyte maturation may be regulated by control of FSH action. In:  Follicular Development and the Ovulatory Response. N. Dekel and A. Tsafriri (Eds), Raven Press, pp. 97-106.

  3. Behrman HR, Aten RF, Pepperell JR, Riley JCM, Wang F, Endo T, Musicki B. 1992: Activation of hydrogen peroxide production in the ovary: a process that mediates corpus luteum regression. In: Local Regulation of Ovarian Function, N.O. Sjoberg, L. Hamberger, P.O. Janson, Ch. Owman and H.J.T. Coelingh Bennick (Eds), Parthenon Publishing Co., Carnforth, U.K., pp. 297-306.

  4. Behrman HR, Aten RF, Endo T, Lee G, Musicki B, Penzias AS, Riley JCM, Wang F. 1993: Luteal arrest and ovarian reactive oxygen. In: Local Systems in Reproduction, Ares-Serono Symposia, R.R. Magness and F. Naftolin (Eds), Raven Press, New York, 96: pp. 99-109.

  5. Behrman HR, Endo T, Aten RF, Musicki B. 1993: Corpus luteum function and regression. In: Reproductive Medicine Review, S.K.Smith (ed), Edward Arnold Publishing, Kent, U.K., 2: pp. 153-180.

  6. Musicki B, Burnett AL. 2009: Pathophysiology of Erectile Dysfunction: Molecular Basis. In: Textbook of Erectile Dysfunction [2nd Edition], C. Carson, R. Kirby, I. Goldstein (eds). Informa Healthcare USA; pp. 72-82.

  7. Bivalacqua TJ, Musicki B, Champion HC, Burnett AL. 2009: Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitor Therapy for Priapism. In: Textbook of Erectile Dysfunction [2nd Edition], C. Carson, R. Kirby, I. Goldstein (eds). Informa Healthcare USA; pp. 428-433.

  8. Musicki B, Burnett AL. 2012: Role of oxidative stress in ED: unraveling the molecular mechanism. In: Studies on Men’s Health and Fertility. Ashok Agarwal A, Aitken J, Alvarez J (eds). Humana Press; pp. 617-643.

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