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Alan Braverman, PhDAlan Braverman, PhD

 

Research Assistant Professor, Urology

Telephone:  215-707-4693

Email: alan.braverman@temple.edu

 

Department of Urology

 

Educational Background:

 

BA, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 1982

 

PhD, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1994

 

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25066874. Gomez-Amaya SM, Barbe MF, Brown JM, Lamarre NS, Braverman AS, Massicotte VS, Ruggieri MR Sr, Bladder reinnervation using a primarily motor donor nerve (femoral nerve branches) is functionally superior to using a primarily sensory donor nerve (genitofemoral nerve). J Urol :()2014 Jul 24

24827539. Ruggieri MR Sr, Braverman AS, Vegesna AK, Miller LS, Nicotinic receptor subtypes mediating relaxation of the normal human clasp and sling fibers of the upper gastric sphincter. Neurogastroenterol Motil 26:7(1015-25)2014 Jul

24111704. Merali S, Barrero CA, Bowler RP, Chen DE, Criner G, Braverman A, Litwin S, Yeung A, Kelsen SG, Analysis of the plasma proteome in COPD: Novel low abundance proteins reflect the severity of lung remodeling. COPD 11:2(177-89)2014 Apr

23786223. Ruggieri MR, Braverman AS, Gastric body cholinergic contractile signal transduction in M2 and M3 receptor knockout mice. J Recept Signal Transduct Res 33:4(249-54)2013 Aug

23082855. Patel BB, Barrero CA, Braverman A, Kim PD, Jones KA, Chen DE, Bowler RP, Merali S, Kelsen SG, Yeung AT, Assessment of two immunodepletion methods: off-target effects and variations in immunodepletion efficiency may confound plasma proteomics. J Proteome Res 11:12(5947-58)2012 Dec 7

22998376. Vegesna AK, Sloan JA, Singh B, Phillips SJ, Braverman AS, Barbe MF, Ruggieri MR Sr, Miller LS, Characterization of the distal esophagus high-pressure zone with manometry, ultrasound and micro-computed tomography. Neurogastroenterol Motil 25:1(53-60.e6)2013 Jan

21953679. Ruggieri MR Sr, Braverman AS, Bernal RM, Lamarre NS, Brown JM, Barbe MF, Reinnervation of urethral and anal sphincters with femoral motor nerve to pudendal nerve transfer. Neurourol Urodyn 30:8(1695-704)2011 Nov

21950822. Miller LS, Vegesna AK, Brasseur JG, Braverman AS, Ruggieri MR, The esophagogastric junction. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1232:(323-30)2011 Sep

21761966. Barbe MF, Brown JM, Pontari MA, Dean GE, Braverman AS, Ruggieri MR, Feasibility of a femoral nerve motor branch for transfer to the pudendal nerve for restoring continence: a cadaveric study. J Neurosurg Spine 15:5(526-31)2011 Nov

21464333. Braverman AS, Vegesna AK, Miller LS, Barbe MF, Tiwana M, Hussain K, Ruggieri MR Sr, Pharmacologic specificity of nicotinic receptor-mediated relaxation of muscarinic receptor precontracted human gastric clasp and sling muscle fibers within the gastroesophageal junction. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 338:1(37-46)2011 Jul

20133950. Vegesna AK, Braverman AS, Miller LS, Tallarida RJ, Tiwana MI, Khayyam U, Ruggieri MR Sr, Comparison of human and porcine gastric clasp and sling fiber contraction by M2 and M3 muscarinic receptors. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 298:4(G530-4)2010 Apr

19126780. Braverman AS, Miller LS, Vegesna AK, Tiwana MI, Tallarida RJ, Ruggieri MR Sr, Quantitation of the contractile response mediated by two receptors: M2 and M3 muscarinic receptor-mediated contractions of human gastroesophageal smooth muscle. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 329:1(218-24)2009 Apr

18506057. Agelan A, Braverman AS, Dean GE, Ruggieri MR Sr, Refinement in the management of the denervated canine urinary bladder using an abdominal vesicostomy. ILAR J 49:(E8-14)2007 Dec 6

18373487. Ruggieri MR, Braverman AS, D'Andrea L, Betz R, Barbe MF, Functional reinnervation of the canine bladder after spinal root transection and genitofemoral nerve transfer at one and three months after denervation. J Neurotrauma 25:4(401-9)2008 Apr

18352835. Ruggieri MR, Braverman AS, D'Andrea L, McCarthy J, Barbe MF, Functional reinnervation of the canine bladder after spinal root transection and immediate somatic nerve transfer. J Neurotrauma 25:3(214-24)2008 Mar

18339971. Braverman AS, Tallarida RJ, Ruggieri MR Sr, The use of occupation isoboles for analysis of a response mediated by two receptors: M2 and M3 muscarinic receptor subtype-induced mouse stomach contractions. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 325:3(954-60)2008 Jun

17270657. Lamarre NS, Ruggieri MR Sr, Braverman AS, Gerstein MI, Mydlo JH, Effect of obese and lean Zucker rat sera on human and rat prostate cancer cells: implications in obesity-related prostate tumor biology. Urology 69:1(191-5)2007 Jan

17123299. Braverman AS, Lebed B, Linder M, Ruggieri MR, M2 mediated contractions of human bladder from organ donors is associated with an increase in urothelial muscarinic receptors. Neurourol Urodyn 26:1(63-70)2007

16879497. Ruggieri MR Sr, Braverman AS, Regulation of bladder muscarinic receptor subtypes by experimental pathologies. Auton Autacoid Pharmacol 26:3(311-25)2006 Jul

16866625. Ruggieri MR, Braverman AS, D'Andrea L, Simpkiss B, Kozin SH, Pontari MA, Betz R, Barbe MF, Functional reinnervation of the canine bladder after spinal root transection and immediate end-on-end repair. J Neurotrauma 23:7(1125-36)2006 Jul

16304675. Braverman AS, Ruggieri MR Sr, Muscarinic receptor transcript and protein density in hypertrophied and atrophied rat urinary bladder. Neurourol Urodyn 25:1(55-61)2006

16243962. Braverman AS, Doumanian LR, Ruggieri MR Sr, M2 and M3 muscarinic receptor activation of urinary bladder contractile signal transduction. II. Denervated rat bladder. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 316:2(875-80)2006 Feb

16243961. Braverman AS, Tibb AS, Ruggieri MR Sr, M2 and M3 muscarinic receptor activation of urinary bladder contractile signal transduction. I. Normal rat bladder. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 316:2(869-74)2006 Feb

16217275. Ruggieri MR Sr, Braverman AS, Pontari MA, Combined use of alpha-adrenergic and muscarinic antagonists for the treatment of voiding dysfunction. J Urol 174:5(1743-8)2005 Nov

14751843. Pontari MA, Braverman AS, Ruggieri MR Sr, The M2 muscarinic receptor mediates in vitro bladder contractions from patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 286:5(R874-80)2004 May

14663468. Mydlo JH, Gerstein MI, Harris CF, Braverman AS, Immune function, mitogenicity, and angiogenic growth factor concentrations in lean and obese rodent sera: implications in obesity-related prostate tumor biology. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 6:4(286-9)2003

12185001. Braverman AS, Tallarida RJ, Ruggieri MR Sr, Interaction between muscarinic receptor subtype signal transduction pathways mediating bladder contraction. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 283:3(R663-8)2002 Sep

10349596. Braverman AS, Ruggieri MR, Selective alkylation of rat urinary bladder muscarinic receptors with 4-DAMP mustard reveals a contractile function for the M2 muscarinic receptor. J Recept Signal Transduct Res 19:5(819-33)1999 Sep

10069506. Braverman A, Legos J, Young W, Luthin G, Ruggieri M, M2 receptors in genito-urinary smooth muscle pathology. Life Sci 64:6-7(429-36)1999

9791087. Braverman AS, Luthin GR, Ruggieri MR, M2 muscarinic receptor contributes to contraction of the denervated rat urinary bladder. Am J Physiol 275:5 Pt 2(R1654-60)1998 Nov

9651883. Pontari MA, Luthin GR, Braverman AS, Ruggieri MR, Characterization of muscarinic cholinergic receptor subtypes in rat prostate. J Recept Signal Transduct Res 18:2-3(151-66)1998 Mar-May

9486312. Braverman AS, Kohn IJ, Luthin GR, Ruggieri MR, Prejunctional M1 facilitory and M2 inhibitory muscarinic receptors mediate rat bladder contractility. Am J Physiol 274:2 Pt 2(R517-23)1998 Feb

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