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G. Angela Massmann-Figueroa, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

G. Angela Massmann-Figueroa, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2381 | Department: 336-716-4594

Email: amassman@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • M.D., Univ Concepcion School of Medicine-Chile, 1978
  • M.S., Cornell University, 1990
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University Chile Hospital Salv, 1981
  • Residency, Endocrinology, Santaigo Hospital Air Force-Ch, 1982

Memberships

  • European Arteriosclerosis Soci
G. Angela Massmann-Figueroa, M.D.

G. Angela Massmann-Figueroa, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2381 | Department: 336-716-4594

Email: amassman@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Antenatal exposure to betamethasone alters microRNA expression in white adipose tissue in adult sheep [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Massmann AG, Zhang J, Cox LA.. Reprod Sci. 2016;23(Suppl 1):232A.

Sex-dependent effects of antenatal exposure to betamethasone on omental fat in adult sheep [abstract]. Massmann AG, Zhang J, Seong WJ, Kim M, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2016;23(Suppl 1):147A.

Antenatal glucocorticoid exposure affects adipose tissue in a sex and body weight dependent manner [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2016;23(Suppl 1):232A-233A.

Arterial stiffening index (ASI) and blood pressure in lean and obese adult sheep exposed antenatally to glucocorticoids [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Massmann GA, Zhang J.. Reprod Sci. 2015;22(Suppl 1):165A.

Sex differences on the effects of antenatally to glucocorticoids on insulin resistance in lean and obese adult sheep [abstract]. Massmann GA, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2015;22(Suppl 1):98A.

Visceral fat is an important mediator of the cardiometabolic effects of antenatal glucocorticoids in adult sheep [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann GA, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2015;22(Suppl 1):358A.

Antenatal betamethasone increases vascular reactivity to endothelin-1 by upregulation of CD38/cADPR signaling. Lee JH, Zhang J, Massmann GA, Figueroa JP.. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2014;5(1):56-62.

Role of transient receptor potential channels (TRPC) on vascular reactivity responses to endothelin in sheep exposed antenatally to betamethasone [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Zhang J, Massmann AG.. Reprod Sci. 2014;21(3 Suppl):164A.

Antenatal steroid exposure alters transient receptor potential cation channels (TRPC) function in adult sheep arteries [abstract]. Lee JH, Zhang J, Massman GA, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2014;21(3 Suppl):163A-164A.

Antenatal exposure to betamethasone has permanent effects on omental fat preadipocytes and on in vitro adipogenesis in adult sheep [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2014;21(3 Suppl):165A.

Antenatal betamethasone has a sex-dependent effect on the in vivo response to endothelin in adult sheep. Lee JH, Zhang J, Flores L, Rose JC, Massmann GA, Figueroa JP.. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013;304(8):R581-R587.

Antenatal betamethasone increases transient receptor potential cation channels (TRPC) expression in sheep arteries [abstract]. Zhang J, Lee J-H, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):83A-84A.

Antenatal betamethsone (Beta) effects on ryanodine (RyR) mediated vascular reactivity in adult sheep [abstract]. Lee J-H, Zhang J, Massmann AG, Flores L, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):202A-203A.

Antenatal glucocorticoids increase in vitro vascular reactivity in the adult offspring via the ADPR cyclase pathway [abstract]. Lee J-H, Zhang J, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):203A.

Effects of antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity on plasma and adipose tissue adiponectin [abstract]. Massmann AG, Flores L, Lee J-H, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):203A.

Effects of pre-pregnancy maternal obesityon adiponectin plasma concentration and adipose tissue expression [abstract]. Flores L, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):245A.

Effects of severe obesity on the levels of inflammatory markers in maternal and fetal compartments at term [abstract]. Akoma UN, Guillermo VJ, Searing KL, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):305A.

Effects of antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity on skeletal muscle insulin signaling pathways [abstract]. Massmann AG, Lee J-H, Flores L, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2012;19(3 Suppl):264A.

Effects of antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity on adipose tissue renin angiotensin system (RAS) in adult sheep [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2012;19(3 Suppl):347A.

Antenatal betamethasone effects on visceral fat function are associated with cardiometabolic programming in adult sheep [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Zhang J, Massman AG [sic] [Massmann AG].. Reprod Sci. 2012;19(3 Suppl):158A.

Antenatal glucocorticoid exposure alters in vivo endothelin responsiveness and signaling in adult sheep [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Zhang J, Rose JC, Massmann AG.. Reprod Sci. 2011;18(4 Suppl):209A.

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity increases blood pressure and vascular reactivity response to angiotensin II [abstract]. Massmann AG, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2011;18(4 Suppl):215A.

Antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity alter adipose tissue function [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann AG, Chappell MC, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2011;18(4 Suppl):223A.

Gender-specific cardiovascular effects of prepregnancy maternal obesity in sheep [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Zhang J, Massmann AG.. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2011;2(Suppl 1):S91.

Differential effects of clinical doses of antenatal betamethasone on nephron endowment and glomerular filtration rate in adult sheep. Zhang J, Massmann GA, Rose JC, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2010;17(2):186-195.

Renal angiotensinogen (AGT) gene and protein expression are icreased in adult male sheep after prenatal betamethasone (B) exposure [abstract]. Bi JL, Contag S, Su YX, Valego N, Massman A, Chappell MC, Rose JC.. Reprod Sci. 2010;17(3 Suppl):215A.

A sheep model of maternal obesity: effects on plasma levels of inflammatory mediators in the offspring [abstract]. Massmann AG, Zhang J, Pulgar VM, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2010;17(3 Suppl):192A.

Antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity alter adipose tissue renin angiotensinin system (RAS) components in the adult offspring [abstract]. Massmann AG, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2010;17(3 Suppl):222A.

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity: a sheep model to study the impact of obesity on maternal adaptations [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann A, Pulgar VM, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2010;17(3 Suppl):211A.

Effects of antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity on insulin sensitivity and signaling in adult sheep [abstract]. Massmann AG, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2009;16(3 Suppl):329A.

Role of endothelin in the cardiovascular abnormalities associated with antenatal glucocorticoids in sheep [abstract]. Russell J, Massmann AG, Zhang J, Pulgar VM, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2009;16(3 Suppl):Abstr 888.

Effects of antenatal glucocorticoids and diet-induced obesity on adipose tissue in adult sheep [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2009;16(3 Suppl):145A.

Mild chronic hypoxemia modifies expression of brain stem angiotensin peptide receptors and reflex responses in fetal sheep. Pulgar VM, Hong JK, Jessup JA, Massmann AG, Diz DI, Figueroa JP.. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009;297(2):R446-R452.

Nephron number and hypertension following antenatal glueocorticoids: is there a causal relationship? [abstract]. Figueroa JP, Massmann AG, Zhang J, Rose JC.. Reprod Sci. 2008;15(2 Suppl):271A.

Antenatal betamethasone exposure at 80 days gestation alters kidney medulla endothelin B receptor (ETB) expression in adult sheep offspring [abstract]. Massmann AG, Zhang J, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2008;15(2 Suppl):273A.

Antenatal exposure to betamethasone enhances the vascular response to angiotensin II in adult sheep offspring [abstract]. Pulgar VM, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2008;15(2 Suppl):272A.

Effects of diet-induced obesity on arterial blood pressure in adult sheep exposed antenataly to glucocorticoids [abstract]. Zhang J, Pulgar VM, Massmann AG, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2008;15(2 Suppl):75A.

Effects of diet-induced obesity on insulin sensitivity in adult sheep exposed antenataly to glucocorticoids [abstract]. Zhang J, Massmann AG, Pulgar VM, Figueroa JP.. Reprod Sci. 2008;15(2 Suppl):276A.

Mild chronic hypoxia modifies the fetal sheep neural and cardiovascular responses to repeated umbilical cord occlusion. Pulgar VM, Zhang J, Massmann GA, Figueroa JP.. Brain Res. 2007;1176():18-26.

Prolonged mild hypoxia alters fetal sheep electrocorticogram activity. Pulgar VM, Zhang J, Massmann GA, Figueroa JP.. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2006;13(6):404-411.

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Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

G. Angela Massmann-Figueroa, M.D.

G. Angela Massmann-Figueroa, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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