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Meetha M. Medhora PhD

Meetha M. Medhora PhD

Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Radiation Oncology
Program: Clinical

Member of the Cancer Center
Member of the Cardiovascular Center


Publications

  • Whole-thorax irradiation induces hypoxic respiratory failure, pleural effusions and cardiac remodeling. (Medhora M, Gao F, Glisch C, Narayanan J, Sharma A, Harmann LM, Lawlor MW, Snyder LA, Fish BL, Down JD, Moulder JE, Strande JL, Jacobs ER) J Radiat Res 2015 Mar;56(2):248-60 PMID: 25368342 PMCID: PMC4380043 11/05/2014
  • Model development and use of ACE inhibitors for preclinical mitigation of radiation-induced injury to multiple organs. (Medhora M, Gao F, Wu Q, Molthen RC, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE, Fish BL) Radiat Res 2014 Nov;182(5):545-55 PMID: 25361399 PMCID: PMC4261643 11/02/2014
  • Targeting the Renin-angiotensin system combined with an antioxidant is highly effective in mitigating radiation-induced lung damage. (Mahmood J, Jelveh S, Zaidi A, Doctrow SR, Medhora M, Hill RP) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Jul 15;89(4):722-8 PMID: 24867538 PMCID: PMC4146496 05/29/2014
  • Enhanced survival from radiation pneumonitis by combined irradiation to the skin. (Gao F, Fish BL, Szabo A, Schock A, Narayanan J, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE, Lazarova Z, Medhora M) Int J Radiat Biol 2014 Sep;90(9):753-61 PMID: 24827855 PMCID: PMC4380176 05/16/2014
  • Hypoxia preconditioning increases survival and decreases expression of Toll-like receptor 4 in pulmonary artery endothelial cells exposed to lipopolysaccharide. (Ali I, Nanchal R, Husnain F, Audi S, Konduri GG, Densmore JC, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) Pulm Circ 2013 Sep;3(3):578-88 PMID: 24618542 PMCID: PMC4070795 03/13/2014
  • Safety and blood sample volume and quality of a refined retro-orbital bleeding technique in rats using a lateral approach. (Sharma A, Fish BL, Moulder JE, Medhora M, Baker JE, Mader M, Cohen EP) Lab Anim (NY) 2014 Feb;43(2):63-6 PMID: 24451361 PMCID: PMC3989930 01/24/2014
  • Enalapril mitigates radiation-induced pneumonitis and pulmonary fibrosis if started 35 days after whole-thorax irradiation. (Gao F, Fish BL, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Radiat Res 2013 Nov;180(5):546-52 PMID: 24131041 PMCID: PMC3895940 10/18/2013
  • Do variations in mast cell hyperplasia account for differences in radiation-induced lung injury among different mouse strains, rats and nonhuman primates? (Down JD, Medhora M, Jackson IL, Cline JM, Vujaskovic Z) Radiat Res 2013 Aug;180(2):216-21 PMID: 23819595 PMCID: PMC3824385 07/04/2013
  • Enalapril mitigates focal alveolar lesions, a histological marker of late pulmonary injury by radiation to the lung. (Gao F, Narayanan J, Joneikis C, Fish BL, Szabo A, Moulder JE, Molthen RC, Jacobs ER, Rao RN, Medhora M) Radiat Res 2013 Apr;179(4):465-74 PMID: 23480564 PMCID: PMC3697111 03/14/2013
  • Rattus model utilizing selective pulmonary ischemia induces bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. (Densmore JC, Jeziorczak PM, Clough AV, Pritchard KA Jr, Cummens B, Medhora M, Rao A, Jacobs ER) Shock 2013 Mar;39(3):271-7 PMID: 23364425 PMCID: PMC3578046 02/01/2013
  • Short-term treatment with a SOD/catalase mimetic, EUK-207, mitigates pneumonitis and fibrosis after single-dose total-body or whole-thoracic irradiation. (Gao F, Fish BL, Szabo A, Doctrow SR, Kma L, Molthen RC, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Radiat Res 2012 Nov;178(5):468-80 PMID: 23020094 PMCID: PMC3678766 10/02/2012
  • Mitigation of radiation induced pulmonary vascular injury by delayed treatment with captopril. (Molthen RC, Wu Q, Fish BL, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora MM) Respirology 2012 Nov;17(8):1261-8 PMID: 22882664 PMCID: PMC3848310 08/14/2012
  • Acute effects of prostaglandin E1 and E2 on vascular reactivity and blood flow in situ in the chick chorioallantoic membrane. (Harland DR, Lorenz LD, Fay K, Dunn BE, Gruenloh SK, Narayanan J, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 2012 Aug-Sep;87(2-3):79-89 PMID: 22858445 PMCID: PMC3839254 08/04/2012
  • Dose-modifying factor for captopril for mitigation of radiation injury to normal lung. (Medhora M, Gao F, Fish BL, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE, Szabo A) J Radiat Res 2012 Jul;53(4):633-40 PMID: 22843631 PMCID: PMC3393339 07/31/2012
  • Tissue protection and endothelial cell signaling by 20-HETE analogs in intact ex vivo lung slices. (Jacobs ER, Bodiga S, Ali I, Falck AM, Falck JR, Medhora M, Dhanasekaran A) Exp Cell Res 2012 Oct 1;318(16):2143-52 PMID: 22687879 PMCID: PMC3749092 06/13/2012
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors mitigate collagen synthesis induced by a single dose of radiation to the whole thorax. (Kma L, Gao F, Fish BL, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) J Radiat Res 2012;53(1):10-7 PMID: 22302041 PMCID: PMC3616750 02/04/2012
  • Protection by 20-5,14-HEDGE against surgically induced ischemia reperfusion lung injury in rats. (Ali I, Gruenloh S, Gao Y, Clough A, Falck JR, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Jan;93(1):282-8 PMID: 22115333 PMCID: PMC3268555 11/26/2011
  • Radiation damage to the lung: mitigation by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. (Medhora M, Gao F, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE) Respirology 2012 Jan;17(1):66-71 PMID: 22023053 PMCID: PMC3245332 10/26/2011
  • Salen Mn complexes mitigate radiation injury in normal tissues. (Rosenthal RA, Fish B, Hill RP, Huffman KD, Lazarova Z, Mahmood J, Medhora M, Molthen R, Moulder JE, Sonis ST, Tofilon PJ, Doctrow SR) Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2011 May 1;11(4):359-72 PMID: 21453241 PMCID: PMC3814176 04/02/2011
  • Stable EET urea agonist and soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor regulate rat pulmonary arteries through TRPCs. (Liu Y, Wang R, Li J, Rao J, Li W, Falck JR, Manthati VL, Medhora M, Jacobs ER, Zhu D) Hypertens Res 2011 May;34(5):630-9 PMID: 21307870 PMCID: PMC4548928 02/11/2011
  • Effects of a localized high-flow anastomosis between the aorta and left lower lobe pulmonary artery on great vessel flow and pulmonary arterial reactivity in the contralateral lung. (Somberg L, Nirula R, Bousamra M 2nd, Friesema J, Zhu D, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Feb;141(2):407-12 PMID: 21075384 PMCID: PMC3022966 11/16/2010
  • Mechanisms underlying increased reactivity of pulmonary arteries contralateral to a localized high-flow anastomosis. (Pfister S, Somberg L, Lowry T, Gao Y, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Feb;141(2):425-31 PMID: 21075383 PMCID: PMC3052931 11/16/2010
  • Lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokine expression in alveolar epithelial cells: role of PKCζ-mediated p47phox phosphorylation. (Leverence JT, Medhora M, Konduri GG, Sampath V) Chem Biol Interact 2011 Jan 15;189(1-2):72-81 PMID: 20920494 10/06/2010
  • Parallel regulation of extracellular ATP and inorganic pyrophosphate: roles of growth factors, transduction modulators, and ANK. (Costello JC, Rosenthal AK, Kurup IV, Masuda I, Medhora M, Ryan LM) Connect Tissue Res 2011 Apr;52(2):139-46 PMID: 20604715 07/08/2010
  • 8,9-Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid analog protects pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells from apoptosis via ROCK pathway. (Ma J, Zhang L, Li S, Liu S, Ma C, Li W, Falck JR, Manthati VL, Reddy DS, Medhora M, Jacobs ER, Zhu D) Exp Cell Res 2010 Aug 15;316(14):2340-53 PMID: 20493836 PMCID: PMC2927814 05/25/2010
  • Animal models for medical countermeasures to radiation exposure. (Williams JP, Brown SL, Georges GE, Hauer-Jensen M, Hill RP, Huser AK, Kirsch DG, Macvittie TJ, Mason KA, Medhora MM, Moulder JE, Okunieff P, Otterson MF, Robbins ME, Smathers JB, McBride WH) Radiat Res 2010 Apr;173(4):557-78 PMID: 20334528 PMCID: PMC3021126 03/26/2010
  • Cellular inflammatory infiltrate in pneumonitis induced by a single moderate dose of thoracic x radiation in rats. (Szabo S, Ghosh SN, Fish BL, Bodiga S, Tomic R, Kumar G, Morrow NV, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Radiat Res 2010 Apr;173(4):545-56 PMID: 20334527 PMCID: PMC2904484 03/26/2010
  • 20-HETE-induced nitric oxide production in pulmonary artery endothelial cells is mediated by NADPH oxidase, H2O2, and PI3-kinase/Akt. (Bodiga S, Gruenloh SK, Gao Y, Manthati VL, Dubasi N, Falck JR, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2010 Apr;298(4):L564-74 PMID: 20061439 PMCID: PMC2853341 01/12/2010
  • Renin-Angiotensin system suppression mitigates experimental radiation pneumonitis. (Ghosh SN, Zhang R, Fish BL, Semenenko VA, Li XA, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 Dec 1;75(5):1528-36 PMID: 19931735 PMCID: PMC2800372 11/26/2009
  • 8,9-Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid protects the glomerular filtration barrier. (Sharma M, McCarthy ET, Reddy DS, Patel PK, Savin VJ, Medhora M, Falck JR) Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 2009 Jun;89(1-2):43-51 PMID: 19480064 PMCID: PMC2835413 05/30/2009
  • Vascular injury after whole thoracic x-ray irradiation in the rat. (Ghosh SN, Wu Q, Mäder M, Fish BL, Moulder JE, Jacobs ER, Medhora M, Molthen RC) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2009 May 1;74(1):192-9 PMID: 19362237 PMCID: PMC2745917 04/14/2009
  • Protective actions of epoxyeicosatrienoic acid: dual targeting of cardiovascular PI3K and KATP channels. (Bodiga S, Zhang R, Jacobs DE, Larsen BT, Tampo A, Manthati VL, Kwok WM, Zeldin DC, Falck JR, Gutterman DD, Jacobs ER, Medhora MM) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2009 Jun;46(6):978-88 PMID: 19336274 PMCID: PMC2796716 04/02/2009
  • 20-HETE increases survival and decreases apoptosis in pulmonary arteries and pulmonary artery endothelial cells. (Dhanasekaran A, Bodiga S, Gruenloh S, Gao Y, Dunn L, Falck JR, Buonaccorsi JN, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2009 Mar;296(3):H777-86 PMID: 19136601 PMCID: PMC2660237 01/13/2009
  • Near infrared light protects cardiomyocytes from hypoxia and reoxygenation injury by a nitric oxide dependent mechanism. (Zhang R, Mio Y, Pratt PF, Lohr N, Warltier DC, Whelan HT, Zhu D, Jacobs ER, Medhora M, Bienengraeber M) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2009 Jan;46(1):4-14 PMID: 18930064 PMCID: PMC2640422 10/22/2008
  • Deficient BH4 production via de novo and salvage pathways regulates NO responses to cytokines in adult cardiac myocytes. (Ionova IA, Vásquez-Vivar J, Whitsett J, Herrnreiter A, Medhora M, Cooley BC, Pieper GM) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2008 Nov;295(5):H2178-87 PMID: 18835915 PMCID: PMC2614582 10/07/2008
  • Structural and functional alterations in the rat lung following whole thoracic irradiation with moderate doses: injury and recovery. (Zhang R, Ghosh SN, Zhu D, North PE, Fish BL, Morrow NV, Lowry T, Nanchal R, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE, Medhora M) Int J Radiat Biol 2008 Jun;84(6):487-97 PMID: 18470747 PMCID: PMC2435093 05/13/2008
  • Irradiation of varying volumes of rat lung to same mean lung dose: a little to a lot or a lot to a little? (Semenenko VA, Molthen RC, Li C, Morrow NV, Li R, Ghosh SN, Medhora MM, Li XA) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008 Jul 1;71(3):838-47 PMID: 18439765 04/29/2008
  • 20-HETE increases superoxide production and activates NAPDH oxidase in pulmonary artery endothelial cells. (Medhora M, Chen Y, Gruenloh S, Harland D, Bodiga S, Zielonka J, Gebremedhin D, Gao Y, Falck JR, Anjaiah S, Jacobs ER) Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2008 May;294(5):L902-11 PMID: 18296498 PMCID: PMC2586843 02/26/2008
  • Role of JNK in network formation of human lung microvascular endothelial cells. (Medhora M, Dhanasekaran A, Pratt PF Jr, Cook CR, Dunn LK, Gruenloh SK, Jacobs ER) Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2008 Apr;294(4):L676-85 PMID: 18263671 PMCID: PMC2904476 02/12/2008
  • Multiple antiapoptotic targets of the PI3K/Akt survival pathway are activated by epoxyeicosatrienoic acids to protect cardiomyocytes from hypoxia/anoxia. (Dhanasekaran A, Gruenloh SK, Buonaccorsi JN, Zhang R, Gross GJ, Falck JR, Patel PK, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2008 Feb;294(2):H724-35 PMID: 18055514 PMCID: PMC2443685 12/07/2007
  • Emerging mechanisms for growth and protection of the vasculature by cytochrome P450-derived products of arachidonic acid and other eicosanoids. (Medhora M, Dhanasekaran A, Gruenloh SK, Dunn LK, Gabrilovich M, Falck JR, Harder DR, Jacobs ER, Pratt PF) Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 2007 Jan;82(1-4):19-29 PMID: 17164129 12/14/2006
  • VEGF-induced relaxation of pulmonary arteries is mediated by endothelial cytochrome P-450 hydroxylase. (Jacobs ER, Zhu D, Gruenloh S, Lopez B, Medhora M) Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2006 Sep;291(3):L369-77 PMID: 16679379 05/09/2006
  • Mechanisms of activation of eNOS by 20-HETE and VEGF in bovine pulmonary artery endothelial cells. (Chen Y, Medhora M, Falck JR, Pritchard KA Jr, Jacobs ER) Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2006 Sep;291(3):L378-85 PMID: 16679377 05/09/2006
  • Protective effects of epoxyeicosatrienoic acids on human endothelial cells from the pulmonary and coronary vasculature. (Dhanasekaran A, Al-Saghir R, Lopez B, Zhu D, Gutterman DD, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2006 Aug;291(2):H517-31 PMID: 16617127 04/18/2006
  • Chick chorioallantoic membrane as an in vivo model to study vasoreactivity: characterization of development-dependent hyperemia induced by epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs). (Dunn LK, Gruenloh SK, Dunn BE, Reddy DS, Falck JR, Jacobs ER, Medhora M) Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 2005 Aug;285(2):771-80 PMID: 15952186 06/14/2005
  • Mechanisms regulating cerebral blood flow as therapeutic targets. (Pratt PF, Medhora M, Harder DR) Curr Opin Investig Drugs 2004 Sep;5(9):952-6 PMID: 15503650 10/27/2004
  • Chronic hypoxia activates lung 15-lipoxygenase, which catalyzes production of 15-HETE and enhances constriction in neonatal rabbit pulmonary arteries. (Zhu D, Medhora M, Campbell WB, Spitzbarth N, Baker JE, Jacobs ER) Circ Res 2003 May 16;92(9):992-1000 PMID: 12690037 04/12/2003
  • Cytochrome P450 2C9-derived epoxyeicosatrienoic acids induce angiogenesis via cross-talk with the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). (Michaelis UR, Fisslthaler B, Medhora M, Harder D, Fleming I, Busse R) FASEB J 2003 Apr;17(6):770-2 PMID: 12586744 02/15/2003
  • Epoxygenase-driven angiogenesis in human lung microvascular endothelial cells. (Medhora M, Daniels J, Mundey K, Fisslthaler B, Busse R, Jacobs ER, Harder DR) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2003 Jan;284(1):H215-24 PMID: 12388259 10/22/2002
  • Nitric oxide contributes to 20-HETE-induced relaxation of pulmonary arteries. (Yu M, McAndrew RP, Al-Saghir R, Maier KG, Medhora M, Roman RJ, Jacobs ER) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2002 Oct;93(4):1391-9 PMID: 12235040 09/18/2002
  • CYP4A mRNA, protein, and product in rat lungs: novel localization in vascular endothelium. (Zhu D, Zhang C, Medhora M, Jacobs ER) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2002 Jul;93(1):330-7 PMID: 12070222 06/19/2002
  • Upregulation of collagens detected by gene array in a model of flow-induced pulmonary vascular remodeling. (Medhora M, Bousamra M 2nd, Zhu D, Somberg L, Jacobs ER) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2002 Feb;282(2):H414-22 PMID: 11788387 01/15/2002
  • Identifying endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor: recent approaches to assay the role of epoxyeicosatrienoic acids. (Medhora M, Narayanan J, Harder D, Maier KG) Jpn J Pharmacol 2001 Aug;86(4):369-75 PMID: 11569609 09/25/2001
  • Dual regulation of the cerebral microvasculature by epoxyeicosatrienoic acids. (Medhora M, Narayanan J, Harder D) Trends Cardiovasc Med 2001 Jan;11(1):38-42 PMID: 11413051 06/20/2001
  • Retinoic acid upregulates beta(1)-integrin in vascular smooth muscle cells and alters adhesion to fibronectin. (Medhora MM) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2000 Jul;279(1):H382-7 PMID: 10899079 07/19/2000
  • Functional role of epoxyeicosatrienoic acids and their production in astrocytes: approaches for gene transfer and therapy (review). (Medhora M, Harder D) Int J Mol Med 1998 Dec;2(6):661-9 PMID: 9850733 12/16/1998
  • Molecular characterization of an arachidonic acid epoxygenase in rat brain astrocytes. (Alkayed NJ, Narayanan J, Gebremedhin D, Medhora M, Roman RJ, Harder DR) Stroke 1996 May;27(5):971-9 PMID: 8623121 05/01/1996
  • 1 alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 up-regulates expression of the osteoclast integrin alpha v beta 3. (Medhora MM, Teitelbaum S, Chappel J, Alvarez J, Mimura H, Ross FP, Hruska K) J Biol Chem 1993 Jan 15;268(2):1456-61 PMID: 7678259 01/15/1993
  • Molecular and functional analysis of the mariner mutator element Mos1 in Drosophila. (Medhora M, Maruyama K, Hartl DL) Genetics 1991 Jun;128(2):311-8 PMID: 1649068 PMCID: PMC1204469 06/01/1991
  • Introduction of the transposable element mariner into the germline of Drosophila melanogaster. (Garza D, Medhora M, Koga A, Hartl DL) Genetics 1991 Jun;128(2):303-10 PMID: 1649067 PMCID: PMC1204468 06/01/1991
  • Drosophila nonsense suppressors: functional analysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Drosophila tissue culture cells and Drosophila melanogaster. (Garza D, Medhora MM, Hartl DL) Genetics 1990 Nov;126(3):625-37 PMID: 2174393 PMCID: PMC1204218 11/01/1990
  • Excision of the Drosophila transposable element mariner: identification and characterization of the Mos factor. (Medhora MM, MacPeek AH, Hartl DL) EMBO J 1988 Jul;7(7):2185-9 PMID: 2843360 PMCID: PMC454541 07/01/1988
  • Molecular structure of a somatically unstable transposable element in Drosophila. (Jacobson JW, Medhora MM, Hartl DL) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1986 Nov;83(22):8684-8 PMID: 3022302 PMCID: PMC386995 11/01/1986
  • The evolution of DNA sequences in Escherichia coli. (Hartl DL, Medhora M, Green L, Dykhuizen DE) Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 1986 Jan 29;312(1154):191-204 PMID: 2870515 01/29/1986
  • Construction of a gene library from the nitrogen-fixing aerobe Azotobacter vinelandii. (Medhora M, Phadnis SH, Das HK) Gene 1983 Nov;25(2-3):355-60 PMID: 6319242 11/01/1983
  • Last update: 06/11/2015