Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell biology

Ann F. Ramsdell, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Research Professor



BS College of Charleston, Charleston SC 1991
PhD MUSC, Charleston SC 1996

Recent Publications:

  1. Veltmaat, J. M., A. F. Ramsdell and E. Sterneck. "Positional Variations in Mammary Gland Development and Cancer." J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 18, no. 2 (2013): 179-88 [PMID: 23666389]
  2. Martin, L. K., M. Bratoeva, N. V. Mezentseva, J. M. Bernanke, M. C. Remond, A. F. Ramsdell, C. A. Eisenberg and L. M. Eisenberg. "Inhibition of Heart Formation by Lithium Is an Indirect Result of the Disruption of Tissue Organization within the Embryo." Dev Growth Differ 54, no. 2 (2012): 153-66 [PMID: 22150286]
  3. Martin, L. K., N. V. Mezentseva, M. Bratoeva, A. F. Ramsdell, C. A. Eisenberg and L. M. Eisenberg. "Canonical Wnt Signaling Enhances Stem Cell Expression in the Developing Heart without a Corresponding Inhibition of Cardiogenic Differentiation." Stem Cells Dev 20, no. 11 (2011): 1973-83 [PMID: 21351874]
  4. Ramsdell, A. F., J. M. Bernanke and T. C. Trusk. "Left-Right Lineage Analysis of the Embryonic Xenopus Heart Reveals a Novel Framework Linking Congenital Cardiac Defects and Laterality Disease." Development 133, no. 7 (2006): 1399-410 [PMID: 16527986]
  5. Chen, Y., L. L. Whitaker and A. F. Ramsdell. "Developmental Analysis of Activin-Like Kinase Receptor-4 (Alk4) Expression in Xenopus Laevis." Dev Dyn 232, no. 2 (2005): 393-8 [PMID: 15614766]
  6. Ramsdell, A. F. "Left-Right Asymmetry and Congenital Cardiac Defects: Getting to the Heart of the Matter in Vertebrate Left-Right Axis Determination." Dev Biol 288, no. 1 (2005): 1-20 [PMID: 16289136]
  7. Ramsdell, A. F., J. M. Bernanke, J. Johnson and T. C. Trusk. "Left-Right Lineage Analysis of Av Cushion Tissue in Normal and Laterality Defective Xenopus Hearts." Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 287, no. 2 (2005): 1176-82 [PMID: 16294330]
  8. Tiedeken, J. A., J. S. Ramsdell and A. F. Ramsdell. "Developmental Toxicity of Domoic Acid in Zebrafish (Danio Rerio)." Neurotoxicol Teratol 27, no. 5 (2005): 711-7 [PMID: 16061356]
  9. Chen, Y., E. Mironova, L. L. Whitaker, L. Edwards, H. J. Yost and A. F. Ramsdell. "Alk4 Functions as a Receptor for Multiple Tgf Beta-Related Ligands to Regulate Left-Right Axis Determination and Mesoderm Induction in Xenopus." Dev Biol 268, no. 2 (2004): 280-94 [PMID: 15063168]
  10. Ramsdell, A. F. and H. J. Yost. "Cardiac Looping and the Vertebrate Left-Right Axis: Antagonism of Left-Sided Vg1 Activity by a Right-Sided Alk2-Dependent Bmp Pathway." Development 126, no. 23 (1999): 5195-205 [PMID: 10556046]
  11. Ramsdell, A. F., R. A. Moreno-Rodriguez, M. M. Wienecke, Y. Sugi, D. K. Turner, C. H. Mjaatvedt and R. R. Markwald. "Identification of an Autocrine Signaling Pathway That Amplifies Induction of Endocardial Cushion Tissue in the Avian Heart." Acta Anat (Basel) 162, no. 1 (1998): 1-15 [PMID: 9789103]
  12. Ramsdell, A. F. and H. J. Yost. "Molecular Mechanisms of Vertebrate Left-Right Development." Trends Genet 14, no. 11 (1998): 459-65 [PMID: 9825674]
  13. Ramsdell, A. F. and R. R. Markwald. "Induction of Endocardial Cushion Tissue in the Avian Heart Is Regulated, in Part, by Tgfbeta-3-Mediated Autocrine Signaling." Dev Biol 188, no. 1 (1997): 64-74 [PMID: 9245512]


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