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Publications of individuals associated with MS CEPR COBRE since funding began June 8, 2017, to present:

  • Spann RA, Lawson WJ, Bidwell GL 3rd, Zamarripa CA, Maranon RO, Bandyopadhyay S, Taylor ER, Reckelhoff JF, Garrett MR, Grayson BE. Rodent vertical sleeve gastrectomy alters maternal immune health and fetoplacental development. Clin Sci (Lond). 132:295-312, 2018. PMID:29167317
  • Dalmasso C, Patil CN, Yanes Cardozo LL, Romero DG, Maranon RO. Cardiovascular and Metabolic Consequences of Testosterone Supplements in Young and Old Male Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats: Implications for Testosterone Supplements in Men. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Oct 17;6(10). pii: e007074. PMCID:
  • Ball JP, Syed M, Marañon RO, Hall ME, Kc R, Reckelhoff JF, Yanes Cardozo LL, Romero DG. Role and Regulation of MicroRNAs in Aldosterone-Mediated Cardiac Injury and Dysfunction in Male Rats. Endocrinology. 158:1859-1874, 2017. PMID:
  • Yanes Cardozo LL, Romero DG, Reckelhoff JF. Cardiometabolic Features of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Role of Androgens. Physiology (Bethesda).;32:357-366, 2017. PMID:28814496
  • Spann RA, Lawson WJ, Grill RJ, Garrett MR, Grayson BE. Chronic spinal cord changes in a high-fat diet-fed male rat model of thoracic spinal contusion. Physiol Genomics. 49:519-529, 2017. PMCID:
  • Patil CN, Racusen LC, Reckelhoff JF. Consequences of advanced aging on renal function in chronic hyperandrogenemic female rat model: implications for aging women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Physiol Rep. 2017 Nov;5(20). pii: e13461. PMCID:
  • Spradley FT, Smith JA, Alexander BT, Anderson CD. Developmental origins of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as a risk factor for exaggerated metabolic and cardiovascular-renal disease. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Mar 6. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00394.2017. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:29509436
  • Intapad S, Dasinger JH, Fahling JM, Backstrom MA, Alexander BT. Testosterone is protective against impaired glucose metabolism in male intrauterine growth-restricted offspring. PLoS One. 2017 Nov 16;12(11):e0187843. PMCID:
  • Amaral LM, Faulkner JL, Elfarra J, Cornelius DC, Cunningham MW, Ibrahim T, Vaka VR, McKenzie J, LaMarca B. Continued Investigation Into 17-OHPC: Results From the Preclinical RUPP Rat Model of Preeclampsia. Hypertension. 70:1250-1255, 2017. .PMID: 29084881
  • Elfarra J, Amaral LM, McCalmon M, Scott JD, Cunningham MW Jr, Gnam A, Ibrahim T, LaMarca B, Cornelius DC.Natural killer cells mediate pathophysiology in response to reduced uterine perfusion pressure. Clin Sci (Lond). 131:2753-2762, 2017. PMID:29042488
  • Faulkner JL, Plenty NL, Wallace K, Amaral LM, Cunningham MW, Murphy S, LaMarca B. Selective inhibition of 20-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid lowers blood pressure in a rat model of preeclampsia. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2018 Jan;134:108-113., 2018. PMID: 28951260
  • Amaral LM, Wallace K, Owens M, LaMarca B. Pathophysiology and Current Clinical Management of Preeclampsia. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2017 Aug;19(8):61, 2017. PMID:28689331
  • Ibrahim T, Przybyl L, Harmon AC, Amaral LM, Faulkner JL, Cornelius DC, Cunningham MW, Hünig T, Herse F, Wallukat G, Dechend R, LaMarca B. Proliferation of endogenous regulatory T cells improve the pathophysiology associated with placental ischaemia of pregnancy. Am J Reprod Immunol. 78(5). doi: 10.1111/aji.12724, 2017 PMID: 28681467
  • DeLeon-Pennell KY, Iyer RP, Ero OK, Cates CA, Flynn ER, Cannon PL, Jung M, Shannon D, Garrett MR, Buchanan W, Hall ME, Ma Y, and Lindsey ML. Periodontal-induced chronic inflammation triggers macrophage secretion of Ccl12 to inhibit fibroblast-mediated cardiac wound healing. JCI Insight. 2017 Sep 21;2(18). pii: 94207. doi:
  • Meschiari, C.A, Jung, M., Iyer R.P., Yabluchiansky A., Toba, H., Garrett M.R., Lindsey, ML. Macrophage overexpression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in aging mice improves diastolic function and cardiac wound healing following myocardial infarction AJP-Heart Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Oct 13 PMID: 28931761
  • Mahajan, G.J., Vallender, E.J., Garrett, M.R., Challagundla, L., Overholser, J.C., Jurjus, G., Dieter, L., Syed, M., Romero, D., Benghuzzi, H., Stockmeier, C.A., Neuro-inflammatory gene expression in hippocampus in major depressive disorder, Molecular Pharmacology Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Nov 22 PMID: 29167317