Deputy Editor-in-Chief Dr. Andrea Salonia Steps Down from JSM
Associate Editor Dr. Mark-Bram Bouman Steps Down from JSM
Andrea Salonia, MD, PhD, FECSM, is stepping down from the Journal of Sexual Medicine after five years of dedicated service as a Deputy Editor-in-Chief.
Dr. Salonia has been an outstanding addition to our journal, and he will be greatly missed.
Dr. Salonia is a urologist in the Academic Unit of Urology and the current Director of the
Urological Research Institute at IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, in Milan, Italy.
He is also a Full Professor of Urology at the University of Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
Read more about Dr. Salonia.
Stem Cell Therapy Could be "Paradigm Shift" for ED Treatment
We would like to recognize and thank Mark-Bram Bouman, MD, PhD, FECSM, for his
dedication to the Journal of Sexual Medicine as an Associate Editor over the past few years.
Dr. Bouman is a plastic and reconstructive gender surgeon dedicated to gender affirmation surgery. His commitment to JSM has undoubtedly advanced the journal's mission.
New Research Compares Vaginoplasty Techniques
Studies suggest that stem cell therapy is a safe and well-tolerated approach for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), but scientists note that more research is necessary.
Their paper, published online in October in Sexual Medicine Reviews, focused on five studies published between 2010 and 2018. Stem cells from various sources were used.
The authors noted that long-term studies with more participants, including men with prostate cancer, were needed before stem cell therapy could be considered a routine ED treatment.
Learn more about the review.
Our website's latest Research Summary discusses two approaches to vaginoplasty in transgender patients.
"Colic-Based Transplant in Sexual Reassignment Surgery: Functional Outcomes and Complications in 43 Consecutive Patients" by Dr. Pietro G. di Summa, et al. was published online in October in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Read the summary here.