Biology: Dr. Meserve
Dr. Lee A. Meserve


Dr. Lee A. Meserve
Ph. D., Rutgers University
Office:     503 Life Sciences Building
Phone:   1-419-372-8361
Mammalian endocrinology

Research Interests:

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

Selected Publications:

Krishnan, D.K., A.M. McFarland, T.L Tran, H.C. Cromwell and L.A. Meserve. 2010. Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure disrupts the development of grooming chain syntax in rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology (in revision).

Cromwell, H.C., A. Johnson, L. McKnight, M. Horinak, C. Asbrock, S. Burt, B. Jolous-Jamshidi and L. Meserve. 2007. Effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on maternal odor conditioning in rat pups. Physiology and Behavior 91:658-666.

Provost, T., M. Kennedy, V.C. Castracane and L.A. Meserve. 2007. The effects of polychlorinated biphenyl on circulating leptin and thyroid hormone status in Sprague-Dawley rats, rattus norvegicus. Ohio Journal of Science 107: 19-22.

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. Toxicology 203: 99-107.

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 continuous 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.