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Dean Allen Myers

InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
AddressRP800 468
800 Research Parkway
Oklahoma City OK 73104
Phone405/271-2286 ext 46870
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    R29HD033147     (MYERS, DEAN)Aug 1, 1994 - Jul 31, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD033147     (MYERS, DEAN)Aug 1, 1994 - Feb 29, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03HD038496     (MYERS, DEAN)Sep 1, 2000 - Jun 30, 2003
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01HD050620     (MYERS, DEAN)Apr 1, 2007 - Mar 31, 2013
    In utero programming of CRF neurons by glucocorticoids
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21NS103772     (MYERS, DEAN)Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 30, 2020
    The Olive Baboon model of Zika Virus induced fetal brain injury
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21HD096240     (MYERS, DEAN)Mar 26, 2019 - Feb 28, 2021
    Vertical Transmission of Zika Virus in Pregnant Olive Baboons Following Vaginal Infection
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Subramaniyan B, Larabee JL, Bodas M, Moore AR, Burgett AWG, Myers DA, Georgescu C, Wren JD, Papin JF, Walters MS. Characterization of the SARS-CoV-2 Host Response in Primary Human Airway Epithelial Cells from Aged Individuals. Viruses. 2021 08 12; 13(8). PMID: 34452468.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    2. Myers DA, Singleton K, Hyatt K, Kaushal KM, Ducsay CA. Long term hypoxia during gestation alters perirenal adipose tissue gene expression in the lamb. Adipocyte. 2020 12; 9(1):223-233. PMID: 32403966.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    3. Gurung S, Nadeau H, Maxted M, Peregrine J, Reuter D, Norris A, Edwards R, Hyatt K, Singleton K, Papin JF, Myers DA. Maternal Zika Virus (ZIKV) Infection following Vaginal Inoculation with ZIKV-Infected Semen in Timed-Pregnant Olive Baboons. J Virol. 2020 05 18; 94(11). PMID: 32188737.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    4. Peregrine J, Gurung S, Lindgren MC, Husain S, Zavy MT, Myers DA, Papin JF. Zika Virus Infection, Reproductive Organ Targeting, and Semen Transmission in the Male Olive Baboon. J Virol. 2019 12 12; 94(1). PMID: 31597777.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    5. Gurung S, Reuter N, Preno A, Dubaut J, Nadeau H, Hyatt K, Singleton K, Martin A, Parks WT, Papin JF, Myers DA. Zika virus infection at mid-gestation results in fetal cerebral cortical injury and fetal death in the olive baboon. PLoS Pathog. 2019 01; 15(1):e1007507. PMID: 30657788.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    6. Pierce S, Bakker R, Myers DA, Edwards RK. Clinical Insights for Cervical Ripening and Labor Induction Using Prostaglandins. AJP Rep. 2018 Oct; 8(4):e307-e314. PMID: 30377555.
    7. Gurung S, Preno AN, Dubaut JP, Nadeau H, Hyatt K, Reuter N, Nehete B, Wolf RF, Nehete P, Dittmer DP, Myers DA, Papin JF. Translational Model of Zika Virus Disease in Baboons. J Virol. 2018 08 15; 92(16). PMID: 29875247.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    8. Vargas VE, Gurung S, Grant B, Hyatt K, Singleton K, Myers SM, Saunders D, Njoku C, Towner R, Myers DA. Gestational hypoxia disrupts the neonatal leptin surge and programs hyperphagia and obesity in male offspring in the Sprague-Dawley rat. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0185272. PMID: 28957383.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    9. Pierce S, Roberson AE, Hyatt K, Singleton K, Deschamps D, Myers DA. Interaction Between Progesterone and Interleukin-1ß in Modulating Progesterone Receptor Expression and the Inflammatory Phenotype in Human Cervical Fibroblasts. Reprod Sci. 2018 Apr; 25(4):598-608. PMID: 28820025.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    10. Bakker R, Pierce S, Myers D. The role of prostaglandins E1 and E2, dinoprostone, and misoprostol in cervical ripening and the induction of labor: a mechanistic approach. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017 Aug; 296(2):167-179. PMID: 28585102.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Vargas VE, Myers DA, Kaushal KM, Ducsay CA. Expression of StAR and Key Genes Regulating Cortisol Biosynthesis in Near Term Ovine Fetal Adrenocortical Cells: Effects of Long-Term Hypoxia. Reprod Sci. 2018 02; 25(2):230-238. PMID: 28468567.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    12. Gurung S, Agbaga MP, Myers DA. Cognitive differences between Sprague-Dawley rats selectively bred for sensitivity or resistance to diet induced obesity. Behav Brain Res. 2016 09 15; 311:122-130. PMID: 27173431.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    13. Myers DA, Singleton K, Kenkel C, Kaushal KM, Ducsay CA. Gestational hypoxia modulates expression of corticotropin-releasing hormone and arginine vasopressin in the paraventricular nucleus in the ovine fetus. Physiol Rep. 2016 Jan; 4(1). PMID: 26733242.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    14. Jackson D, Deschamps D, Myers D, Fields D, Knudtson E, Gunatilake R. Fetal epicardial fat thickness in diabetic and non-diabetic pregnancies: A retrospective cross-sectional study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Jan; 24(1):167-71. PMID: 26638197.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Newby EA, Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Fetal endocrine and metabolic adaptations to hypoxia: the role of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep 01; 309(5):E429-39. PMID: 26173460.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    16. Newby EA, Kaushal KM, Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone and PI3K/Akt Inhibition Reduce eNOS Phosphorylation and Increase Cortisol Biosynthesis in Long-Term Hypoxic Ovine Fetal Adrenal Cortical Cells. Reprod Sci. 2015 Aug; 22(8):932-41. PMID: 25656500.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    17. Myers DA, Singleton K, Hyatt K, Mlynarczyk M, Kaushal KM, Ducsay CA. Long-Term Gestational Hypoxia Modulates Expression of Key Genes Governing Mitochondrial Function in the Perirenal Adipose of the Late Gestation Sheep Fetus. Reprod Sci. 2015 Jun; 22(6):654-63. PMID: 25504105.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    18. Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Altitude, attitude and adaptation. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014; 814:147-57. PMID: 25015808.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    19. Li C, Ramahi E, Nijland MJ, Choi J, Myers DA, Nathanielsz PW, McDonald TJ. Up-regulation of the fetal baboon hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in intrauterine growth restriction: coincidence with hypothalamic glucocorticoid receptor insensitivity and leptin receptor down-regulation. Endocrinology. 2013 Jul; 154(7):2365-73. PMID: 23625543.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    20. Vargas VE, Kaushal KM, Monau TR, Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Extracellular signal-regulated kinases (ERK1/2) signaling pathway plays a role in cortisol secretion in the long-term hypoxic ovine fetal adrenal near term. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013 Apr 15; 304(8):R636-43. PMID: 23427082.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    21. Ducsay CA, Furuta K, Vargas VE, Kaushal KM, Singleton K, Hyatt K, Myers DA. Leptin receptor antagonist treatment ameliorates the effects of long-term maternal hypoxia on adrenal expression of key steroidogenic genes in the ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013 Mar 15; 304(6):R435-42. PMID: 23344230.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    22. Myers DA. The recruitment and activation of leukocytes into the immune cervix: further support that cervical remodeling involves an immune and inflammatory mechanism. Biol Reprod. 2012 Nov; 87(5):107. PMID: 23018183.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    23. Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Adrenocortical and adipose responses to high-altitude-induced, long-term hypoxia in the ovine fetus. J Pregnancy. 2012; 2012:681306. PMID: 22666594.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    24. Roberson AE, Hyatt K, Kenkel C, Hanson K, Myers DA. Interleukin 1ß regulates progesterone metabolism in human cervical fibroblasts. Reprod Sci. 2012 Mar; 19(3):271-81. PMID: 22064385.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    25. Ducsay CA, Myers DA. eNOS activation and NO function: differential control of steroidogenesis by nitric oxide and its adaptation with hypoxia. J Endocrinol. 2011 Sep; 210(3):259-69. PMID: 21653733.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    26. Vargas VE, Kaushal KM, Monau T, Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Long-term hypoxia enhances cortisol biosynthesis in near-term ovine fetal adrenal cortical cells. Reprod Sci. 2011 Mar; 18(3):277-85. PMID: 21079237.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    27. Monau TR, Vargas VE, Zhang L, Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Nitric oxide inhibits ACTH-induced cortisol production in near-term, long-term hypoxic ovine fetal adrenocortical cells. Reprod Sci. 2010 Oct; 17(10):955-62. PMID: 20713972.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    28. Ducsay CA, Mlynarczyk M, Kaushal KM, Hyatt K, Hanson K, Myers DA. Long-term hypoxia enhances ACTH response to arginine vasopressin but not corticotropin-releasing hormone in the near-term ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Sep; 297(3):R892-9. PMID: 19625690.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    29. Monau TR, Vargas VE, King N, Yellon SM, Myers DA, Ducsay CA. Long-term hypoxia increases endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression in the ovine fetal adrenal. Reprod Sci. 2009 Sep; 16(9):865-74. PMID: 19525401.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    30. Root B, Abrassart J, Myers DA, Monau T, Ducsay CA. Expression and distribution of glucocorticoid receptors in the ovine fetal adrenal cortex: effect of long-term hypoxia. Reprod Sci. 2008 May; 15(5):517-28. PMID: 18579860.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    31. Myers DA, Hanson K, Mlynarczyk M, Kaushal KM, Ducsay CA. Long-term hypoxia modulates expression of key genes regulating adipose function in the late-gestation ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Apr; 294(4):R1312-8. PMID: 18287225.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    32. Shepard JD, Myers DA. Strain differences in anxiety-like behavior: association with corticotropin-releasing factor. Behav Brain Res. 2008 Jan 25; 186(2):239-45. PMID: 17904655.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    33. Ducsay CA, Hyatt K, Mlynarczyk M, Root BK, Kaushal KM, Myers DA. Long-term hypoxia modulates expression of key genes regulating adrenomedullary function in the late gestation ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007 Nov; 293(5):R1997-2005. PMID: 17699566.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    34. Shepard JD, Schulkin J, Myers DA. Chronically elevated corticosterone in the amygdala increases corticotropin releasing factor mRNA in the dorsolateral bed nucleus of stria terminalis following duress. Behav Brain Res. 2006 Nov 01; 174(1):193-6. PMID: 16934343.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    35. Ducsay CA, Hyatt K, Mlynarczyk M, Kaushal KM, Myers DA. Long-term hypoxia increases leptin receptors and plasma leptin concentrations in the late-gestation ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Nov; 291(5):R1406-13. PMID: 16825421.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    36. Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Johnson AC, Schulkin J, Myers DA. Long-term expression of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus in response to an acute colonic inflammation. Brain Res. 2006 Feb 03; 1071(1):91-6. PMID: 16423333.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    37. Myers DA, Hyatt K, Mlynarczyk M, Bird IM, Ducsay CA. Long-term hypoxia represses the expression of key genes regulating cortisol biosynthesis in the near-term ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 Dec; 289(6):R1707-14. PMID: 16099825.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    38. Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Johnson AC, Cochrane S, Schulkin J, Myers DA. Corticotropin-releasing factor 1 receptor-mediated mechanisms inhibit colonic hypersensitivity in rats. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2005 Jun; 17(3):415-22. PMID: 15916629.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    39. Myers DA, Gibson M, Schulkin J, Greenwood Van-Meerveld B. Corticosterone implants to the amygdala and type 1 CRH receptor regulation: effects on behavior and colonic sensitivity. Behav Brain Res. 2005 Jun 03; 161(1):39-44. PMID: 15904708.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    40. Bell ME, McDonald TJ, Myers DA. Proopiomelanocortin processing in the anterior pituitary of the ovine fetus after lesion of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Endocrinology. 2005 Jun; 146(6):2665-73. PMID: 15718276.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    41. Myers DA, Bell PA, Hyatt K, Mlynarczyk M, Ducsay CA. Long-term hypoxia enhances proopiomelanocortin processing in the near-term ovine fetus. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 May; 288(5):R1178-84. PMID: 15618345.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    42. Qin C, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Myers DA, Foreman RD. Corticosterone acts directly at the amygdala to alter spinal neuronal activity in response to colorectal distension. J Neurophysiol. 2003 Mar; 89(3):1343-52. PMID: 12626615.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    43. Shepard JD, Barron KW, Myers DA. Stereotaxic localization of corticosterone to the amygdala enhances hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal responses to behavioral stress. Brain Res. 2003 Feb 14; 963(1-2):203-13. PMID: 12560126.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    44. Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Gibson M, Gunter W, Shepard J, Foreman R, Myers D. Stereotaxic delivery of corticosterone to the amygdala modulates colonic sensitivity in rats. Brain Res. 2001 Mar 02; 893(1-2):135-42. PMID: 11223001.
      Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    45. Myers DA, Myers TR. Regulation of proopiomelanocortin messenger ribonucleic acid levels in the ovine fetal anterior pituitary in vitro. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2000 Dec 22; 170(1-2):175-84. PMID: 11162901.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    46. Lovallo WR, Dickensheets SL, Myers DA, Thomas TL, Nixon SJ. Blunted stress cortisol response in abstinent alcoholic and polysubstance-abusing men. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2000 May; 24(5):651-8. PMID: 10832906.
      Citations: 93     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Gunter WD, Shepard JD, Foreman RD, Myers DA, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. Evidence for visceral hypersensitivity in high-anxiety rats. Physiol Behav. 2000 May; 69(3):379-82. PMID: 10869605.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    48. Shepard JD, Barron KW, Myers DA. Corticosterone delivery to the amygdala increases corticotropin-releasing factor mRNA in the central amygdaloid nucleus and anxiety-like behavior. Brain Res. 2000 Apr 10; 861(2):288-95. PMID: 10760490.
      Citations: 103     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    49. Myers DA, Bell ME, McDonald TJ, Myers TR. Corticotropin-releasing factor receptor expression in the pituitary of fetal sheep after lesion of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus. Endocrinology. 1999 Sep; 140(9):4292-9. PMID: 10465303.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    50. Bell ME, Myers TR, Myers DA. Expression of proopiomelanocortin and prohormone convertase-1 and -2 in the late gestation fetal sheep pituitary. Endocrinology. 1998 Dec; 139(12):5135-43. PMID: 9832453.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    51. Myers DA, Trinh JV, Myers TR. Structure and function of the ovine type 1 corticotropin releasing factor receptor (CRF1) and a carboxyl-terminal variant. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 1998 Sep 25; 144(1-2):21-35. PMID: 9863624.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    52. Bell ME, Myers TR, McDonald TJ, Myers DA. Fetal sheep pituitary proopiomelanocortin in late gestation: effect of bilateral lesions of the paraventricular nucleus on regional and cellular messenger ribonucleic acid levels. Endocrinology. 1997 Sep; 138(9):3873-80. PMID: 9275077.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
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