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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists researching infertility, reproduction and sexual function have published numerous important research findings and articles. An abbreviated list includes the following:
 

  2011 - 2012  

1.  Summer Internship at the Department of Urology - Leading the Way in Medical Research and Education
Ashok Agarwal, PhD and Edmund Sabanegh, MD
Urology and Kidney Disease News, Glickman Urological and Kidney Disease Institute, Page 6, Vol. 21, Winter 2012.
 

2.  NextGenSM Home Sperm Banking Kit for Men From Geographically Remote Sites Seeking Fertility Preservation Services: An Exciting Development
Ashok Agarwal, PhD and Edmund Sabanegh, MD
Urology and Kidney Disease News, Glickman Urological and Kidney Disease Institute, Page 72, Vol. 21, Winter 2012.
 

  2010 - 2011  

1.  Using a cell phone lowers the sperm count
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Times of India, June 12, 2011
 

  2007 - 2008  

1.  Cell Phone Radiation Degrades Semen Quality
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, 2008
 

2.  Presence of PARP Confirmed in Human Ejaculated Sperm
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., Rakesh Sharma, Ph.D., Edmund Sabanegh, M.D.
Urology News, 2008
 

3.  Semen Total Antioxidant Capacity Identifies Infertile Male
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., Rakesh Sharma, Ph.D., Edmund Sabanegh, M.D.
Urology News, 2008
 

4.  Oxidative Stress and Female Infertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D. and Sajal Gupta, M.D.
Ob/Gyn Perspective, fall 2008
 

5.  Fertility Preservation Methods Improving for Cancer Patients
Amr Kader, M.D.
Ob/Gyn Perspective, fall 2008
 

6.  Cell Phone Use by Men May Decrease Fertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Renal and Urology news, November 2008
 

7.  Cell Phones and Male Fertility
Deepinder Goyal, M.D., Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
 

8.  Efficacy of Varicocelectomy in Management of Male Infertility
Deepinder Goyal, M.D., Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
 

  2006 - 2007  

1.  Beyond the Semen Analysis - New Tests in Male Infertility
Edmund Sabanegh, M.D., and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, 2007
 

2.  Cell Phone Use Causes Decline in Sperm Quality
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., and Edmund Sabanegh, M.D.
Urology News, 2007
 

3.  Does Varicocelectomy Improve Fertility? Meta-Analysis Finds Positive Correlation.
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., and Edmund Sabanegh, M.D.
Ob/Gyn Perspectives, fall 2007
 

  2005 - 2006  

1.  Proving the Value Of Varicocelectomy as a Successful Treatment for Male Subfertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD and Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D.
Urology News, Vol. 15, 2005-2006
 

2.  Assessing Oxidative Stress Levels in Semen Using Spectroscopy-Based Metabolomic Profiling- Implications in Male Infertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol. 15, 2005-2006
 

  2004 - 2005  

1.  Combining Magnetic Cell Sorting Technique with Sperm Preparation for Assisted Reproduction
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol. 13, 2004-2005
 

2.  Strategies for Preventing Oxidative Stress-Induced Injury to Human Spermatozoa
Ashok Agarwal, Ph..D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol. 13, 2004-2005
 

  2003 - 2004  

1.  Efficacy of Antioxidants in the Clinical Management of Infertile Men
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD, and Anthony J. Thomas, M.D.
Urology News, Vol. 12, 2003-2004
 

2.  Oxidative Stress and Male Infertility: What is New in the Laboratory?
Ashok Agarwal, Ph..D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol. 12, 2003-2004
 

  2002 - 2003  

1.  New Insights in Molecular Mechanisms of Male Infertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.10, 2002-2003
 

2.  Infertile Men with Varicocele Have Increased Nuclear DNA Damage in Spermatozoa
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., and Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D.
Urology News, Vol.10, 2002-2003
 

3.  Preserving Reproductive Options in Male Cancer Patients
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Cancer Consult Magazine, Vol. 7, 2003
 

4.  Female Sexual Dysfunction Following Radical Cystectomy: A New Outcome Measure
Craig D. Zippe, M.D., and Rupesh Raina, M.D.
Urology News, Vol.10, 2002-2003
 

5.  DNA Damage and Male Fertility.
Glickman Urological Institute Continues to Advance.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Annual Report 2003
 

  2001 - 2002  

1.  Seminal Oxidative Stress in Infertile Men Who Smoke
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD and Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D.
Urology News, Vol.9, 2001-2002
 

2.  Apoptosis Plays Prominent Role in Male Infertility: New Findings
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol.9, 2001-2002
 

  2000 - 2001  

1.  Leukocytospermia And Male Infertility: What is new ?
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.8, 2000-2001
 

2.  Male Fertility Trends in the 21st Century
Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.8, 2000-2001
 

3.  High Successful Outcome with Banked Sperm from Cancer Patients
Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.8, 2000-2001
 

4.  Cigarette Smoking is Bad For Fertility: New Research
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D. and Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D.
Urology News, Vol.8, 2000-2001
 

  1999 - 2000  

1.  Bank Sperm Before Cancer Treatment
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol.7, 1999-2000
 

2.  Even Very Low Seminal WBCs Problematic
Rakesh K.Sharma Ph.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol.7, 1999-2000
 

3.  New Study: Oxidative Stress and Infertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., HCLD
Urology News, Vol.7, 1999-2000
 

4.  IUI More Successful after Varicocelectomy
Anthony J.,Thomas Jr,M.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.,HCLD
Urology News, Vol. 7, 1999-2000
 

  1998 - 1999  

1.  Improving the Function of Cryopreserved Sperm
Rakesh K.Sharma, Ph.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.6, 1998-1999
 

2.  Fertility Problems and Chronic Prostatitis
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D., Jeannette Potts, M.D. and Anthony J.Thomas Jr., M.D.
Urology News, Vol.6, 1998-1999
 

3.  Oxidative Stress in Male Fertility
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.6, 1998-1999
 

4.  Sperm Banking Can Preserve Fertility of Men with Leukemia
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D. and Anthony J.Thomas Jr., M.D.
Urology News, Vol.6, 1998-1999
 

  1997 - 1998  

1.  Oxidative Stress and Varicoceles
Anthony J. Thomas Jr., M.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.5, 1997-1998
 

2.  Creatine Kinase : A New Marker of Sperm Quality
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.5, 1997-1998
 

3.  New Urinary Markers for Screening Bladder Cancer
Craig D. Zippe, M.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.5, 1997-1998
 

4.  Efficacy of Sildenafil Citrate (Viagra) after Radical Prostatectomy
Craig D. Zippe, M.D. and Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.5, 1997-1998
 

  1996 - 1997  

1.  NMP-22: A Potential New Marker for Bladder Cancer
Craig D. Zippe, M.D.
Urology News, Vol.4, 1996-1997
 

2.  Cryopreservation of Human Spermatozoa
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.4, 1996-1997
 

  1995 - 1996  

1.  Andrology Research
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D.
Urology News, Vol.3, 1995-1996
 

  1994 - 1995  

1.  ICSI - Circumventing Male Infertility
Urology News, Vol.2, 1994-1995
 

  1993 - 1994  

1.  ICSI or Vasectomy Reversal : What Should You Recommend To Infertile Couples?
Urology News, Vol.1, 1993-1994
 

2.  Center Provides Comprehensive Services for Sexual Disorders
Urology News, Vol.1, 1993-1994
 

3.  Fertility Evaluations for Men
Urology News, Vol.1, 1993-1994
 

  1992 - 1993  

1.  Team Combats Male Infertility with Advanced Techniques for Inducing Ejaculation, Analyzing and Processing Sperm
Ashok Agarwal, Ph.D. and Anthony J. Thomas, Jr., M.D.
Consult Magazine, Vol. XII, 1993
 

 
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