Lee A. Meserve

Distinguished Professor

Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., Rutgers University






503 LSC

Research Interests:

Endocrine control in development and aging. Nutritional and environmental influence on endocrine parameters.

Selected Publications:

Donahue, D.A., E.J. Dougherty and L.A. Meserve. 2004. Influence of a combination of two tetrachlorobiphenyl congeners (PCB 47: PCB 77) on thyroid status, choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) activity, and short- and long-term memory in 30-day-old Sprague-Dawley rats. In press.

Donahue, D.A., C.L. Bowen, T.L. Provost and L.A. Meserve. 2002. Effects of PCB on reproductive success in Sprague-Dawley rats exposed to Aroclor 1254 for one year. Ohio Journal of Science 102:102-105.

Pruitt, D.L., L.A. Meserve and V.P. Bingman. 1999. Reduced growth of intra and infra-pyramidal mossy fibers is produced by contimnuous exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl. Toxicology 138:11-17.

Provost, T.L., L.M. Juárez de Ku, C. Zender and L.A. Meserve. 1999. Dose- and age-dependent alterations in coline acetyltransferase (ChAT) activity, learning and memory, and thyroid hormones in 15- and 30-day-old rats exposed to 1.25 or 12.5 ppm polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) beginning at conception. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 23:915-928.

Rorabaugh, B., L.A. Meserve and P.A. Moore. 1998. Effects of dietary lead and cholesterol supplementation on hemolysis in Sprague-Dawley rats. Ohio Journal of Science 98:18-22.

Meserve, L.A., and E.V. Russ III. 1997. Long-term hypothyroidism and hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis response in adult mice. Ohio Journal of Science. 97:10-13.

Corey, D.A., L.M. Juárez de Ku, V.P. Bingman and L.A. Meserve. 1996. Effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) from conception on growth and development of endocrine, neurochemical, and cognitive measures on 60 day old rats. Growth, Development & Aging 60:131-143.

Seo, B.-W., and L.A. Meserve. 1995. Effects of maternal ingestion of Aroclor 1254 (PCB) on the developmental pattern of oxygen consumption and body temperature in neonatal rats. Bulletin of Environmental Toxicology and Contamination. 55:22-28.

Juárez de Ku, L.M., M. Sharma-Stokkermans, and L.A. Meserve. 1994. Thyroxine normalizes polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dose-related depression of choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) activity in hippocampus and basal forebrain of 15 day old rats. Toxicology 94:19-31.

Juárez de Ku, L.M., and L.A. Meserve. 1994. Perinatal intake of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB): alteration of endocrine and neurochemical parameters related to Alzheimer's disease. In: M.L. Woodruff and A.I. Noneman (eds). Toxin-induced Models of Neurological Disorders. Plenum, New York. p. 281-299.

Meserve, L.A., and L.M. Juárez de Ku. 1993. Effect of thiouracil-induced hypothyroidism on time course of adrenal response in 15 day old rats. Growth, Development & Aging 57:25-30.

Meserve, L.A., B.A. Murray and J.A. Landis. 1992. Influence of maternal ingestion of Aroclor 1254® (PCB) or FireMaster BP-6® (PBB) on unstimulated and stimulated corticosterone levels in young rats. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 48:715-720.