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Charles Ducsay, PhD
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Professor, Gynecology & Obstetrics
School of Medicine
Member, Physiology, SM, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Fetal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal responses to long-term hypoxia ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Myometrial responses to long term hypoxia ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Nitric Oxide regulation of adrenal function ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Fetal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal responses to long-term hypoxia ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • Myometrial responses to long term hypoxia ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • Nitric Oxide regulation of adrenal function ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • Uterine Vascular Adaptation to Pregnancy. ( 7/2002 - 6/2006 )
  • Chronic hypoxia and the regulation of cardiac function ( 7/2004 - 1/2005 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • 2. DA Myers, K Hyatt, M Mlynarczyk and CA Ducsay. "Long term hypoxia alters expression of nicotinic and muscarinic receptors in the adrenal medulla in the late gestation ovine fetus." J. Soc Gynecol Invest 13. (2006): 73A-. ( 2/2006 )
  • T Arakawa and CA Ducsay. "Long term hypoxia during pregnancy enhances BK channel activity in sheep myometrium." J Soc Gynecol Invest 13. (2006): 248A-248-A. ( 2/2006 )
  • 4. CA Ducsay, K Hyatt, M Mlynarczyk, RD Gilbert and DA Myers. "Effect of a selective Type 1 corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) receptor antagonist (antalarmin) on the ACTH precursor response to hypotension in control and long term hypoxic sheep fetuses." J Soc Gynecol Invest 13. (2006): 302A-302A. ( 1/2006 )
  • Vargas V, TR Monau, K Kaushal and CA Ducsay. ". Long term hypoxia enhances ACTH-induced cortisol secretion in the near term ovine fetal adrenal in vitro." Biology of Reproduction .51 (2006): -51. ( 1/2006 )
  • 1. CA Ducsay, M Mlynarczyk, L Bellmore, V Vargas and K M Kaushal. "Maternal dietary protein restriction during pregnancy and Myometrial OT and AVP receptor protein expression in the near term mouse." Society for Gynecologic Investigation 1st International Congress on Preterm Labor . (2005): -. ( 9/2005 )
  • Ducsay, C.A., K. Hyatt, K. M. Kaushal, M. Mlynarczyk, D.A. Myers. "Long term hypoxia suppresses expression of adrenomedullary catecholamine biosynthetic enzymes in the late gestation ovine fetus." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation-Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting,Los Angeles, CA 12.2(Supplement) (2005): 123A-123A. ( 2/2005 )
  • Myers, D.A., K. Hyatt, C.A. Ducsay. "Transcription factors SF-1, DAX-1 and COUPR-TF 1&2 do not appear to regulate long term hypoxia-induced changes in fetal adrenal steroidogenesis." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation-Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting,Los Angeles, CA 12.2(Supplement) (2005): 124A-124A. ( 2/2005 )
  • Myers, D.A., K. Hyatt, M. Mlynarczyk, C.A. Ducsay. "Hypothalamic and adrenal leptin receptor isoforms in the ovine fetus: Effects of long term hypoxia." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation-Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting,Los Angeles, CA 12.2(Supplement) (2005): 124A-124A. ( 2/2005 )
  • Myers, D.A., K. Hyatt, M. Mlynarczyk, K. M. Kaushal, C.A. Ducsay. "Ducsay. Long term hypoxia increases plasma leptin concentrations in the late gestation ovine fetus." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation-Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting,Los Angeles, CA 12.2(Supplement) (2005): 125A-125A. ( 2/2005 )
  • Vargas, V., L.R. Bellmore, M. Mlynarczyk, C. Gheorge, L.D. Longo, C.A. Ducsay. "Maternal protein deprivation during pregnancy enhances myometrial contractile responses in near term pregnant mice.." Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation-Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting,Los Angeles, CA 12.2 (2005): 140A-140A. ( 2/2005 )
  • Ducsay, C.A., P. Bell, M. Mlynarczyk, D.A. Myers. ". Long term hypoxia (LTH) enhances proopiomelanocortin processing in the near term ovine fetus." Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Fetal and Neonatal Physiologic Society, Siena, Italy . (2004): 56-56. ( 9/2004 )