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Pandu Gangula

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionMeharry Medical College
DepartmentOral Biology & Research, Physiology, CWHR
Address1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. BLVD
WBSB 3132
Meharry Medical College
Nashville TN 37208
Phone615-327-6511
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    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionMeharry Medical College School of Dentistry
    DepartmentOral Biology and Research

    TitleChairman
    InstitutionMeharry Medical College School of Dentistry
    DepartmentOral Biology and Research


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    2011 - 2015Health Policy Associate RWJF, Meharry Medical College
    1991 - 1993Senior Research Fellow, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    1993 - 1996Research Associate, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    1996President''s Presenters Award, Society for Gynecological Investigation

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    As background, my earlier training was as a post-doctoral fellow and Assistant Professor (non T-T) in the Department of Ob/Gyn (1994-2004) and Assistant Professor (T-T) in the Division of Gastroenterology (2004-2008) at UTMB in Galveston, TX. When I arrived in Nashville (2008), my appointment was as an Associate Professor (T-T) in the Department of Ob/Gyn at Meharry; I was also a member of the center for women’s health research (CWHR). In 2012, I was given an appointment in the School of Dentistry and the title of Chair, Oral Biology and Research (70% time/effort). Since then, I organized a SOD course on “Introduction to Clinical Research” and continue to foster collaborative faculty and student research projects. Recently, in Fall 2013 we have introduced “Biomedical Integration Seminar Course” to Freshman Dental Students. This course will allow the students not only to learn how to integrate basic sciences into their dental clinical approach and patient care but also will help them to understand on how poor oral health can cause systemic diseases. For the past several years, I have been providing research training to post-doctoral fellows, research technicians, and junior faculty, and residents, medical and dental students.

    Dr. Gangula’s research efforts and published work over the years have focused on understanding the role and regulation of nitric oxide, vascular neuropeptides by sex steroid hormones as well as vitamin D in regulating gut motility and vascular functions in both diabetes mellitus and hypertension rodent(s) models as well as in clinical setting. Dr. Gangula have several years of research experience in the field of cardiovascular biology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, fetal programming and female hormone research as evidenced by number of publications (review in PubMed, author name: Gangula P). Recently, Dr. Gangula established research in the area of oral pathogens and its impact on systemic health (cardiovascular and gastrointestinal function). Dr. Gangula was specifically recruited in the division of gastroenterology when he was in UTMB, Galveston, Texas (2004-2008) to investigate the gender bias in gastroparesis and examine the role of female sex steroid hormones, estradiol-17ß (E2) and progesterone (P4) on gut motility functions in both health and disease state.

    As an Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure-Track; 2000-2004) in UTMB, Galveston, TX, Dr. Gangula served as an active collaborator (co-investigator) for two independent RO1 grants with the collaboration of two separate investigators in the field of endocrinology/physiology. During the past few years, he has been working in the field of gastrointestinal motility disorders associated with diabetic & idiopathic gastroparesis [(delayed gastric emptying) which is a disorder that predominantly affects women)] and IBD. As a primary and corresponding author, he has published several articles in the field of “fetal programming, hypertension and gastroparesis”. Also, As a PI, Dr. Gangula had a grant support from NIIDDK (R21) and Diabetic Research Training Center (DRTC) pilot grant (NIDDK) to investigate the role of oxidative stress and nitric oxide in diabetic gastroparesis. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), American Neurogastroenterology & Motility Society (ANMS) and the Society for Gynecological Investigations (SG1). Dr. Gangula has trained several post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, technicians, medical and dental students since 2001. He is a member of editorial board for several peer reviewed journals. In addition, he has been serving as a reviewer for several journals including but not limited to American Journal of Physiology and Neurogastroenterology and Motility.


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    R03AG018999     (GANGULA, PANDU R)Sep 30, 2000 - Aug 31, 2002
    NIH/NIA
    CALCITONIN GENE RELATED PEPTIDE AND AGING
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21DK076704     (GANGULA, PANDU R)Apr 1, 2008 - Mar 31, 2011
    NIH/NIDDK
    Nitric Oxide and gastric motility in female diabetics
    Role: Principal Investigator

    SC1GM121282     (GANGULA, PANDU R)Sep 12, 2017 - Aug 31, 2021
    NIH/NIGMS
    ROLE OF NRF2 IN NITRERGIC MEDIAITED STOMACH MOTILITY
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Sprouse JC, Sampath C, Gangula PR. Supplementation of 17ß-Estradiol Normalizes Rapid Gastric Emptying by Restoring Impaired Nrf2 and nNOS Function in Obesity-Induced Diabetic Ovariectomized Mice. Antioxidants (Basel). 2020 Jul 03; 9(7). PMID: 32635208.
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    2. Sampath C, Kalpana R, Ansah T, Charlton C, Hale A, Channon KM, Srinivasan S, Gangula PR. Impairment of Nrf2- and Nitrergic-Mediated Gastrointestinal Motility in an MPTP Mouse Model of Parkinson's Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 12; 64(12):3502-3517. PMID: 31187328.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    3. Sampath C, Sprouse JC, Freeman ML, Gangula PR. Activation of Nrf2 attenuates delayed gastric emptying in obesity induced diabetic (T2DM) female mice. Free Radic Biol Med. 2019 05 01; 135:132-143. PMID: 30831189.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    4. Dinakaran V, Mandape SN, Shuba K, Pratap S, Sakhare SS, Tabatabai MA, Smoot DT, Farmer-Dixon CM, Kesavalu LN, Adunyah SE, Southerland JH, Gangula PR. Identification of Specific Oral and Gut Pathogens in Full Thickness Colon of Colitis Patients: Implications for Colon Motility. Front Microbiol. 2018; 9:3220. PMID: 30666239.
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    5. Gangula PR, Challagundla KB, Ravella K, Mukhopadhyay S, Chinnathambi V, Mittal MK, Sekhar KR, Sampath C. Sepiapterin alleviates impaired gastric nNOS function in spontaneous diabetic female rodents through NRF2 mRNA turnover and miRNA biogenesis pathway. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2018 12 01; 315(6):G980-G990. PMID: 30285465.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    6. Walker MY, Pratap S, Southerland JH, Farmer-Dixon CM, Lakshmyya K, Gangula PR. Role of oral and gut microbiome in nitric oxide-mediated colon motility. Nitric Oxide. 2018 02 28; 73:81-88. PMID: 28602746.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Southerland JH, Gill DG, Gangula PR, Halpern LR, Cardona CY, Mouton CP. Dental management in patients with hypertension: challenges and solutions. Clin Cosmet Investig Dent. 2016; 8:111-120. PMID: 27799823.
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    8. Stewart CR, Obi N, Epane EC, Akbari AA, Halpern L, Southerland JH, Gangula PR. Effects of Diabetes on Salivary Gland Protein Expression of Tetrahydrobiopterin and Nitric Oxide Synthesis and Function. J Periodontol. 2016 Jun; 87(6):735-41. PMID: 26777763.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    9. Gangula P, Ravella K, Chukkapalli S, Rivera M, Srinivasan S, Hale A, Channon K, Southerland J, Kesavalu L. Polybacterial Periodontal Pathogens Alter Vascular and Gut BH4/nNOS/NRF2-Phase II Enzyme Expression. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0129885. PMID: 26111153.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    10. Velsko IM, Chukkapalli SS, Rivera-Kweh MF, Chen H, Zheng D, Bhattacharyya I, Gangula PR, Lucas AR, Kesavalu L. Fusobacterium nucleatum Alters Atherosclerosis Risk Factors and Enhances Inflammatory Markers with an Atheroprotective Immune Response in ApoE(null) Mice. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0129795. PMID: 26079509.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    11. Chukkapalli SS, Rivera-Kweh MF, Velsko IM, Chen H, Zheng D, Bhattacharyya I, Gangula PR, Lucas AR, Kesavalu L. Chronic oral infection with major periodontal bacteria Tannerella forsythia modulates systemic atherosclerosis risk factors and inflammatory markers. Pathog Dis. 2015 Apr; 73(3). PMID: 25663343.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    12. Myers JN, Schäffer MW, Korolkova OY, Williams AD, Gangula PR, M'Koma AE. Implications of the colonic deposition of free hemoglobin-a chain: a previously unknown tissue by-product in inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Sep; 20(9):1530-47. PMID: 25078150.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Velsko IM, Chukkapalli SS, Rivera MF, Lee JY, Chen H, Zheng D, Bhattacharyya I, Gangula PR, Lucas AR, Kesavalu L. Active invasion of oral and aortic tissues by Porphyromonas gingivalis in mice causally links periodontitis and atherosclerosis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e97811. PMID: 24836175.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    14. Chukkapalli SS, Rivera MF, Velsko IM, Lee JY, Chen H, Zheng D, Bhattacharyya I, Gangula PR, Lucas AR, Kesavalu L. Invasion of oral and aortic tissues by oral spirochete Treponema denticola in ApoE(-/-) mice causally links periodontal disease and atherosclerosis. Infect Immun. 2014 May; 82(5):1959-67. PMID: 24566627.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    15. Umoh NA, Walker RK, Millis RM, Al-Rubaiee M, Gangula PR, Haddad GE. Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Regulates Cardiomyocyte Survival through Regulation of Oxidative Stress by PI3K/Akt and MAPK Signaling Pathways. Ann Clin Exp Hypertens. 2014 Jan; 2(1):1007. PMID: 25478604.
      Citations:    
    16. Al-Rubaiee M, Gangula PR, Millis RM, Walker RK, Umoh NA, Cousins VM, Jeffress MA, Haddad GE. Inotropic and lusitropic effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide in the heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Jun 01; 304(11):H1525-37. PMID: 23585136.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    17. Ravella K, Al-Hendy A, Sharan C, Hale AB, Channon KM, Srinivasan S, Gangula PR. Chronic estrogen deficiency causes gastroparesis by altering neuronal nitric oxide synthase function. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Jun; 58(6):1507-15. PMID: 23504347.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    18. Gangula PR, Dong YL, Al-Hendy A, Richard-Davis G, Montgomery-Rice V, Haddad G, Millis R, Nicholas SB, Moseberry D. Protective cardiovascular and renal actions of vitamin D and estrogen. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2013 Jan 01; 5:134-48. PMID: 23277041.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    19. Ravella K, Yang H, Gangula PR. Impairment of gastric nitrergic and NRF2 system in apolipoprotein E knockout mice. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Jun; 57(6):1504-9. PMID: 22302246.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    20. Southerland JH, Moss K, Taylor GW, Beck JD, Pankow J, Gangula PR, Offenbacher S. Periodontitis and diabetes associations with measures of atherosclerosis and CHD. Atherosclerosis. 2012 May; 222(1):196-201. PMID: 22440543.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Gangula PR, Sekhar KR, Mukhopadhyay S. Gender bias in gastroparesis: is nitric oxide the answer? Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Sep; 56(9):2520-7. PMID: 21559738.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    22. Mukhopadhyay S, Sekhar KR, Hale AB, Channon KM, Farrugia G, Freeman ML, Gangula PR. Loss of NRF2 impairs gastric nitrergic stimulation and function. Free Radic Biol Med. 2011 Aug 01; 51(3):619-25. PMID: 21605664.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    23. Gangula PR, Chinnathambi V, Hale AB, Mukhopadhyay S, Channon KM, Ravella K. Impairment of nitrergic system and delayed gastric emptying in low density lipoprotein receptor deficient female mice. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Aug; 23(8):773-e335. PMID: 21414103.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    24. Gangula PR, Mukhopadhyay S, Pasricha PJ, Ravella K. Sepiapterin reverses the changes in gastric nNOS dimerization and function in diabetic gastroparesis. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010 Dec; 22(12):1325-31, e351-2. PMID: 20731778.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    25. Ross GR, Yallampalli U, Gangula PR, Reed L, Sathishkumar K, Gao H, Chauhan M, Yallampalli C. Adrenomedullin relaxes rat uterine artery: mechanisms and influence of pregnancy and estradiol. Endocrinology. 2010 Sep; 151(9):4485-93. PMID: 20631002.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    26. Gangula PR, Mukhopadhyay S, Ravella K, Cai S, Channon KM, Garfield RE, Pasricha PJ. Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4), a cofactor for nNOS, restores gastric emptying and nNOS expression in female diabetic rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 May; 298(5):G692-9. PMID: 20185690.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    27. Gangula PR, Chauhan M, Reed L, Yallampalli C. Age-related changes in dorsal root ganglia, circulating and vascular calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) concentrations in female rats: effect of female sex steroid hormones. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Apr 24; 454(2):118-23. PMID: 19429067.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    28. Jeyabal PV, Kumar R, Gangula PR, Micci MA, Pasricha PJ. Inhibitors of advanced glycation end-products prevent loss of enteric neuronal nitric oxide synthase in diabetic rats. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2008 Mar; 20(3):253-61. PMID: 17971026.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    29. Gangula PR, Maner WL, Micci MA, Garfield RE, Pasricha PJ. Diabetes induces sex-dependent changes in neuronal nitric oxide synthase dimerization and function in the rat gastric antrum. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Mar; 292(3):G725-33. PMID: 17347455.
      Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    30. Ambalavanar R, Dessem D, Moutanni A, Yallampalli C, Yallampalli U, Gangula P, Bai G. Muscle inflammation induces a rapid increase in calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) mRNA that temporally relates to CGRP immunoreactivity and nociceptive behavior. Neuroscience. 2006 Dec; 143(3):875-84. PMID: 17027165.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    31. Gangula PR, Pasricha PJ. Women and irritable bowel syndrome: is the gain in pain mainly in the brain? J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Feb; 21(2):343-4. PMID: 16509856.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Ambalavanar R, Moritani M, Moutanni A, Gangula P, Yallampalli C, Dessem D. Deep tissue inflammation upregulates neuropeptides and evokes nociceptive behaviors which are modulated by a neuropeptide antagonist. Pain. 2006 Jan; 120(1-2):53-68. PMID: 16359792.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    33. Ross GR, Chauhan M, Gangula PR, Reed L, Thota C, Yallampalli C. Female sex steroids increase adrenomedullin-induced vasodilation by increasing the expression of adrenomedullin2 receptor components in rat mesenteric artery. Endocrinology. 2006 Jan; 147(1):389-96. PMID: 16210373.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    34. Gangula PR, Reed L, Yallampalli C. Antihypertensive effects of flutamide in rats that are exposed to a low-protein diet in utero. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Mar; 192(3):952-60. PMID: 15746697.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    35. Gangula PR, Lanlua P, Bukoski RD, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Mesenteric arterial relaxation to calcitonin gene-related peptide is increased during pregnancy and by sex steroid hormones. Biol Reprod. 2004 Nov; 71(5):1739-45. PMID: 15286037.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    36. Chauhan M, Gangula PR, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Studies on the effects of the N-terminal domain antibodies of calcitonin receptor-like receptor and receptor activity-modifying protein 1 on calcitonin gene-related peptide-induced vasorelaxation in rat uterine artery. Biol Reprod. 2004 Jun; 70(6):1658-63. PMID: 14960487.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    37. Dong YL, Vegiraju S, Chauhan M, Gangula PR, Hankins GD, Goodrum L, Yallampalli C. Involvement of calcitonin gene-related peptide in control of human fetoplacental vascular tone. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Jan; 286(1):H230-9. PMID: 14684361.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    38. Yallampalli C, Kondapaka SB, Lanlua P, Wimalawansa SJ, Gangula PR. Female sex steroid hormones and pregnancy regulate receptors for calcitonin gene-related peptide in rat mesenteric arteries, but not in aorta. Biol Reprod. 2004 Apr; 70(4):1055-62. PMID: 14668209.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    39. Gangula PR, Thota C, Wimalawansa SJ, Bukoski RD, Yallampalli C. Mechanisms involved in calcitonin gene-related Peptide-induced relaxation in pregnant rat uterine artery. Biol Reprod. 2003 Nov; 69(5):1635-41. PMID: 12855600.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    40. Thota C, Gangula PR, Dong YL, Yallampalli C. Changes in the expression of calcitonin receptor-like receptor, receptor activity-modifying protein (RAMP) 1, RAMP2, and RAMP3 in rat uterus during pregnancy, labor, and by steroid hormone treatments. Biol Reprod. 2003 Oct; 69(4):1432-7. PMID: 12801991.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    41. Witlin AG, Gangula PR, Wimalawansa SJ, Grafe M, Grady JJ, Yallampalli C. Adrenomedullin requires an intact nitric oxide system to function as an endogenous vasodilator in rat gestation. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2003; 22(1):9-24. PMID: 12648439.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    42. Gangula PR, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Sex steroid hormones enhance hypotensive effects of calcitonin gene-related Peptide in aged female rats. Biol Reprod. 2002 Dec; 67(6):1881-7. PMID: 12444066.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    43. Dong YL, Vegiraju S, Gangula PR, Kondapaka SB, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Expression and regulation of calcitonin gene-related Peptide receptor in rat placentas. Biol Reprod. 2002 Oct; 67(4):1321-6. PMID: 12297551.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    44. Gangula PR, Dong YL, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Infusion of pregnant rats with calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)(8-37), a CGRP receptor antagonist, increases blood pressure and fetal mortality and decreases fetal growth. Biol Reprod. 2002 Aug; 67(2):624-9. PMID: 12135906.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    45. Witlin AG, Gangula PR, Thompson ML, Yallampalli C. Growth and fertility rates in the offspring of pregnant rats treated with L-omega nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME), a nitric oxide inhibitor. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Jan; 186(1):89-93. PMID: 11810091.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    46. Lanlua P, Gangula PR, Taglialatela G, Yallampalli C. Gestational changes in calcitonin gene-related peptide, nerve growth factor, and its receptors in rat dorsal root ganglia. Biol Reprod. 2001 Nov; 65(5):1601-5. PMID: 11673281.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    47. Gangula PR, Zhao H, Wimalawansa SJ, Supowit SC, DiPette DJ, Yallampalli C. Pregnancy and steroid hormones enhance the systemic and regional hemodynamic effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide in rats. Biol Reprod. 2001 Jun; 64(6):1776-83. PMID: 11369608.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    48. Lanlua P, Decorti F, Gangula PR, Chung K, Taglialatela G, Yallampalli C. Female steroid hormones modulate receptors for nerve growth factor in rat dorsal root ganglia. Biol Reprod. 2001 Jan; 64(1):331-8. PMID: 11133691.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    49. Gangula PR, Lanlua P, Wimalawansa S, Supowit S, DiPette D, Yallampalli C. Regulation of calcitonin gene-related peptide expression in dorsal root ganglia of rats by female sex steroid hormones. Biol Reprod. 2000 Apr; 62(4):1033-9. PMID: 10727274.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    50. Gangula PR, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Pregnancy and sex steroid hormones enhance circulating calcitonin gene-related peptide concentrations in rats. Hum Reprod. 2000 Apr; 15(4):949-53. PMID: 10739848.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    51. Gangula PR, Zhao H, Supowit SC, Wimalawansa SJ, Dipette DJ, Westlund KN, Gagel RF, Yallampalli C. Increased blood pressure in alpha-calcitonin gene-related peptide/calcitonin gene knockout mice. Hypertension. 2000 Jan; 35(1 Pt 2):470-5. PMID: 10642343.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    52. Yallampalli C, Gangula PR, Kondapaka S, Fang L, Wimalawansa S. Regulation of calcitonin gene-related peptide receptors in the rat uterus during pregnancy and labor and by progesterone. Biol Reprod. 1999 Oct; 61(4):1023-30. PMID: 10491640.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    53. Dong YL, Fang L, Kondapaka S, Gangula PR, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Involvement of calcitonin gene-related peptide in the modulation of human myometrial contractility during pregnancy. J Clin Invest. 1999 Sep; 104(5):559-65. PMID: 10487770.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Gangula PR, Zhao H, Supowit S, Wimalawansa S, DiPette D, Yallampalli C. Pregnancy and steroid hormones enhance the vasodilation responses to CGRP in rats. Am J Physiol. 1999 01; 276(1):H284-8. PMID: 9887042.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    55. Dong YL, Gangula PR, Fang L, Yallampalli C. Nitric oxide reverses prostaglandin-induced inhibition in ovarian progesterone secretion in rats. Hum Reprod. 1999 Jan; 14(1):27-32. PMID: 10374089.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    56. Dong YL, Fang L, Gangula PR, Yallampalli C. Regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase messenger ribonucleic acid expression in pregnant rat uterus. Biol Reprod. 1998 Oct; 59(4):933-40. PMID: 9746746.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    57. Dong YL, Gangula PR, Fang L, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Uterine relaxation responses to calcitonin gene-related peptide and calcitonin gene-related peptide receptors decreased during labor in rats. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Aug; 179(2):497-506. PMID: 9731860.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    58. Fang L, Chatterjee S, Dong YL, Gangula PR, Yallampalli C. Immunohistochemical localization of constitutive and inducible cyclo-oxygenases in rat uterus during the oestrous cycle and pregnancy. Histochem J. 1998 Jun; 30(6):383-91. PMID: 10192537.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    59. Yallampalli C, Dong YL, Gangula PR, Fang L. Role and regulation of nitric oxide in the uterus during pregnancy and parturition. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 1998 Mar-Apr; 5(2):58-67. PMID: 9509382.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    60. Gangula PR, Wimalawansa SJ, Yallampalli C. Progesterone up-regulates vasodilator effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide in N(G)-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced hypertension. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Apr; 176(4):894-900. PMID: 9125618.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    61. Gangula PR, Dong YL, Yallampalli C. Rat myometrial smooth muscle cells express endothelial nitric oxide synthase. Hum Reprod. 1997 Mar; 12(3):561-8. PMID: 9130760.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    62. Gangula PR, Supowit SC, Wimalawansa SJ, Zhao H, Hallman DM, DiPette DJ, Yallampalli C. Calcitonin gene-related peptide is a depressor in NG-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced hypertension during pregnancy. Hypertension. 1997 Jan; 29(1 Pt 2):248-53. PMID: 9039110.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    63. Chatterjee S, Gangula PR, Dong YL, Yallampalli C. Immunocytochemical localization of nitric oxide synthase-III in reproductive organs of female rats during the oestrous cycle. Histochem J. 1996 Oct; 28(10):715-23. PMID: 8950601.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    64. Dong YL, Gangula PR, Fang L, Yallampalli C. Differential expression of cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 proteins in rat uterus and cervix during the estrous cycle, pregnancy, labor and in myometrial cells. Prostaglandins. 1996 Jul; 52(1):13-34. PMID: 8875635.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    65. Dong YL, Gangula PR, Yallampalli C. Nitric oxide synthase isoforms in the rat uterus: differential regulation during pregnancy and labour. J Reprod Fertil. 1996 Jul; 107(2):249-54. PMID: 8882292.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    66. Wimalawansa SJ, De Marco G, Gangula P, Yallampalli C. Nitric oxide donor alleviates ovariectomy-induced bone loss. Bone. 1996 Apr; 18(4):301-4. PMID: 8726385.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
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