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Anthony Archibong

TitlePhD, Director of Endocrine Core Laboratory
Faculty RankAssociate Professor
InstitutionMeharry Medical College
DepartmentMicrobiology, Immunology, & Physiology
AddressRoom G-400, Old Hospital Bldg
Room G-400, Old Hospital Bldg
1005 D.B. Todd Blvd
Nashville TN 37208
Phone6153275714
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    1996 - 2001Distinguished Service Award, OB/GYN, Meharry Medical College
    1993 - 2003Chairman: OB/GYN Research Committee, Meharry Medical College
    2002Academic Medicine Mentor, Natioal Medical Fellowship (NMF)
    2002Invited Speaker: Reproduction Forum, Texas A&M University
    1998Chairman: Society for the Study of Reproduction, Minority Affairs Committee

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    Dr. Archibong received a Ph.D. from Oregon State University, in the area of Reproductive Endocrinology and conducted post-doctoral research in the Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, in Embryo Physiology. He subsequently conducted another post-doctoral research at the Oregon National Primate Research Center, in Gamete Science. Dr. Archibong is currently an Associate Professor and Director of: 1). Endocrine Core laboratory; 2) Graduate Studies, Department of Physiology at Meharry Medical College. He is also an American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) Certified Andrologist.
    Dr. Archibong’s expertise is in mammalian reproductive biology and the molecular mechanism(s) of environmental influence on reproductive function. He is particularly interested in the adverse effects of environmental pollutants on the hormones that regulate male and female gonadal function, gamete interaction and pre-implantation embryo development; and preservation of fertility using stem cell technology.
    He has served on the editorial boards, of Biology of Reproduction, Archives of Andrology and Advances in Reproduction and had served as a reviewer for Journal of Animal Science, Theriogenology and Journal of Endocrinology. He is currently a reviewer for Biology of Reproduction, Fertility Sterility, Asian Journal of Andrology, Toxicology Letters and Andrologia. He served two terms in the UDSA Animal Reproduction Study Section. Dr. Archibong served on the Minority Affairs Committee of the Society for the Study of Reproduction for 14 years, a committee saddled with the responsibility of mentoring and encouraging Minority Students to take up profession in Biomedical Sciences. He served as the Chairman of this committee in 1998. Dr. Archibong holds a fertility patent (Bombesin-like peptides and their receptor antagonists for fertility and contraception) and one pending patent for an apparatus for harvesting highly motile human spermatozoa from semen.
    His work in reproductive biology/toxicology is well published in reputable peer reviewed scientific journals.

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    1. Harris KJ, Subbiah S, Tabatabai M, Archibong AE, Singh KP, Anderson TA, Adunyah SE, Ramesh A. Pressurized liquid extraction followed by liquid chromatography coupled to a fluorescence detector and atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry for the determination of benzo(a)pyrene metabolites in liver tissue of an animal model of colon cancer. J Chromatogr A. 2020 Jul 05; 1622:461126. PMID: 32376019.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    2. Rumph JT, Stephens VR, Archibong AE, Osteen KG, Bruner-Tran KL. Environmental Endocrine Disruptors and Endometriosis. Adv Anat Embryol Cell Biol. 2020; 232:57-78. PMID: 33278007.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    3. Smith K, Nayyar S, Rana T, Archibong AE, Looney KR, Nayyar T. Do Progestin-Only Contraceptives Contribute to the Risk of Developing Depression as Implied by Beta-Arrestin 1 Levels in Leukocytes? A Pilot Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 09 09; 15(9). PMID: 30205587.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    4. Archibong AE, Rideout ML, Harris KJ, Ramesh A. OXIDATIVE STRESS IN REPRODUCTIVE TOXICOLOGY. Curr Opin Toxicol. 2018 Feb; 7:95-101. PMID: 30105313.
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    5. Alam F, Nayyar S, Richie W, Archibong A, Nayyar T. Beta-Arrestin1 Levels in Mononuclear Leukocytes Support Depression Scores for Women with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Dec 22; 13(1):ijerph13010043. PMID: 26703643.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    6. Bruner-Tran KL, Ding T, Yeoman KB, Archibong A, Arosh JA, Osteen KG. Developmental exposure of mice to dioxin promotes transgenerational testicular inflammation and an increased risk of preterm birth in unexposed mating partners. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e105084. PMID: 25127480.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    7. Rekhadevi PV, Diggs DL, Huderson AC, Harris KL, Archibong AE, Ramesh A. Metabolism of the environmental toxicant benzo(a)pyrene by subcellular fractions of human ovary. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2014 Feb; 33(2):196-202. PMID: 23703818.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    8. Archibong AE, Ramesh A, Inyang F, Niaz MS, Hood DB, Kopsombut P. Endocrine disruptive actions of inhaled benzo(a)pyrene on ovarian function and fetal survival in fisher F-344 adult rats. Reprod Toxicol. 2012 Dec; 34(4):635-43. PMID: 23059060.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    9. Ghadami M, El-Demerdash E, Zhang D, Salama SA, Binhazim AA, Archibong AE, Chen X, Ballard BR, Sairam MR, Al-Hendy A. Bone marrow transplantation restores follicular maturation and steroid hormones production in a mouse model for primary ovarian failure. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32462. PMID: 22412875.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    10. Ladson G, Dodson WC, Sweet SD, Archibong AE, Kunselman AR, Demers LM, Williams NI, Coney P, Legro RS. Racial influence on the polycystic ovary syndrome phenotype: a black and white case-control study. Fertil Steril. 2011 Jul; 96(1):224-229.e2. PMID: 21723443.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Ladson G, Dodson WC, Sweet SD, Archibong AE, Kunselman AR, Demers LM, Lee PA, Williams NI, Coney P, Legro RS. Effects of metformin in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome undertaking lifestyle therapy: a pilot randomized double-blind study. Fertil Steril. 2011 Jun 30; 95(8):2595-8.e1-6. PMID: 21704212.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Ladson G, Dodson WC, Sweet SD, Archibong AE, Kunselman AR, Demers LM, Williams NI, Coney P, Legro RS. The effects of metformin with lifestyle therapy in polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized double-blind study. Fertil Steril. 2011 Mar 01; 95(3):1059-66.e1-7. PMID: 21193187.
      Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    13. Sampson M, Archibong AE, Powell A, Strange B, Roberson S, Hills ER, Bourne P. Perturbation of the developmental potential of preimplantation mouse embryos by hydroxyurea. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 05; 7(5):2033-44. PMID: 20623009.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    14. Ghadami M, El-Demerdash E, Salama SA, Binhazim AA, Archibong AE, Chen X, Ballard BR, Sairam MR, Al-Hendy A. Toward gene therapy of premature ovarian failure: intraovarian injection of adenovirus expressing human FSH receptor restores folliculogenesis in FSHR(-/-) FORKO mice. Mol Hum Reprod. 2010 Apr; 16(4):241-50. PMID: 20086006.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    15. Ramesh A, Archibong AE, Niaz MS. Ovarian susceptibility to benzo[a]pyrene: tissue burden of metabolites and DNA adducts in F-344 rats. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2010; 73(23):1611-25. PMID: 20967675.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    16. Harris DL, Huderson AC, Niaz MS, Ford JJ, Archibong AE, Ramesh A. Comparative metabolism of benzo(a)pyrene by ovarian microsomes of various species. Environ Toxicol. 2009 Dec; 24(6):603-9. PMID: 19051262.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    17. Jones KM, Niaz MS, Brooks CM, Roberson SI, Aguinaga MP, Hills ER, Rice VM, Bourne P, Bruce D, Archibong AE. Adverse effects of a clinically relevant dose of hydroxyurea used for the treatment of sickle cell disease on male fertility endpoints. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 03; 6(3):1124-44. PMID: 19440437.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    18. Ramesh A, Inyang F, Lunstra DD, Niaz MS, Kopsombut P, Jones KM, Hood DB, Hills ER, Archibong AE. Alteration of fertility endpoints in adult male F-344 rats by subchronic exposure to inhaled benzo(a)pyrene. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2008 Aug; 60(4-5):269-80. PMID: 18499416.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    19. Archibong AE, Ramesh A, Niaz MS, Brooks CM, Roberson SI, Lunstra DD. Effects of benzo(a)pyrene on intra-testicular function in F-344 rats. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2008 Mar; 5(1):32-40. PMID: 18441403.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
    20. Smith TL, Merry ST, Harris DL, Joe Ford J, Ike J, Archibong AE, Ramesh A. Species-specific testicular and hepatic microsomal metabolism of benzo(a)pyrene, an ubiquitous toxicant and endocrine disruptor. Toxicol In Vitro. 2007 Jun; 21(4):753-8. PMID: 17317092.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    21. Walker SA, Whitten LB, Seals GB, Lee WE, Archibong AE, Ramesh A. Inter-species comparison of liver and small intestinal microsomal metabolism of fluoranthene. Food Chem Toxicol. 2006 Mar; 44(3):380-7. PMID: 16182425.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    22. Inyang F, Ramesh A, Kopsombut P, Niaz MS, Hood DB, Nyanda AM, Archibong AE. Disruption of testicular steroidogenesis and epididymal function by inhaled benzo(a)pyrene. Reprod Toxicol. 2003 Sep-Oct; 17(5):527-37. PMID: 14555190.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    23. Archibong AE, Inyang F, Ramesh A, Greenwood M, Nayyar T, Kopsombut P, Hood DB, Nyanda AM. Alteration of pregnancy related hormones and fetal survival in F-344 rats exposed by inhalation to benzo(a)pyrene. Reprod Toxicol. 2002 Nov-Dec; 16(6):801-8. PMID: 12401509.
      Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
    24. Ramesh A, Inyang F, Hood DB, Archibong AE, Knuckles ME, Nyanda AM. Metabolism, bioavailability, and toxicokinetics of benzo(alpha)pyrene in F-344 rats following oral administration. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2001 Sep; 53(4):275-90. PMID: 11665852.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Animals
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