Dr. Amy Milsted

Dr. Amy Milsted

Title: Professor
Department: Biology
Office: ASEC B225
Phone: 330-972-7976
Fax: 330-972-8445
Email: milsted(at)uakron.edu


Areas of Interest

Mechanisms regulating gene expression in hypertension: genomic imprinting in females.
The role of the Y chromosome in development and maintenance of hypertension.
Characterization of the SHR Y chromosome hypertension locus.

Research Accomplishments

Selected Publications

Neves, L.A.A., Santos, R.A.S., Khosla, M.C., and Milsted, A.: Angiotensin-(1-7) Increases levels of angiotensin II receptor subtype AT1 mRNA in vascular smooth muscle cells. Regulatory Peptides, in press, 2000

Ely, D., Turner, M., and Milsted, A.: Review of the Y chromosome and hypertension. Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res. 33:679-691. 2000.

Seachrist, D., Dunphy, G., Daneshvar, H., Caplea, A., Milsted, A., and Ely, D.: Testosterone increases blood pressure and cardiovascular and renal pathology in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Blood Pressure, 9:1-12, 2000

Ely, D., Herman, M., Ely, L., Barrett, L., and Milsted, A.: Sodium intake is increased by social stress and the Y chromosome, and reduced by clonidine. Am. J. Physiol. 278:R407-R412, 2000.

Milsted, A., Marcelo, M.C., Turner, M.E., and Ely, D.L.: Female WKY and SHR/y rats have the same genotype but different patterns of expression of renin and angiotensinogen. J. Hypertens. 16:823-828, 1998.

Jones, T.J., Dunphy, G., Milsted, A., and Ely, D.L: Testosterone effects on renal norepinephrine content and release in rats with different Y chromosomes. Hypertension 32:880-885, 1998.

Turner, M.E., Ely, D.L., Milsted, A.: The rat Y chromosome. Rat Genome 4:78-83, 1998.