Lauren Anton, PhD

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania

Email:lanton@mail.med.upenn.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Molecular Medicine, 2002 - 2008
Wake Forest University
School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

BS, , 2002
Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests:

Preeclampsia, Placental function, Effects of the renin angiotensin system on placental angiogenesis
Publications:

Anton L, Brosnihan KB. Systemic and uteroplacental renin--angiotensin system in normal and pre-eclamptic pregnancies. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2008 Oct;2(5):349-62. Review.

Anton L, Merrill DC, Neves LA, Stovall K, Gallagher PE, Diz DI, Moorefield C, Gruver C, Ferrario CM, Brosnihan KB. Activation of local chorionic villi angiotensin II levels but not angiotensin (1-7) in preeclampsia. Hypertension. 2008 Apr;51(4):1066-72. Epub 2008 Feb 7.

Anton L, Merrill DC, Neves LA, Brosnihan KB. Angiotensin-(1-7) inhibits in vitro endothelial cell tube formation in human umbilical vein endothelial cells through the AT(1-7) receptor. Endocrine. 2007 Oct;32(2):212-8. Epub 2007 Nov 15.

Valdés G, Neves LA, Anton L, Corthorn J, Chacón C, Germain AM, Merrill DC, Ferrario CM, Sarao R, Penninger J, Brosnihan KB. Distribution of angiotensin-(1-7) and ACE2 in human placentas of normal and pathological pregnancies. Placenta. 2006 Feb-Mar;27(2-3):200-7. Epub 2005 Apr 25.

Sane DC, Anton L, Brosnihan KB. Angiogenic growth factors and hypertension. Angiogenesis. 2004;7(3):193-201. Review.

For a listing of additional publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Grants:

American Heart Association, Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2005-2007
Effects of Angiotensin-(1-7) on Angiogenesis in the Human Placenta and Uterus during Normal and Preeclamptic Pregnancie

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