Oral Presentations


B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld, *Anthony Johnson. Central mechanisms regulating colonic hypersensitivity:  International Meeting on Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA 2006


B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld, *Anthony Johnson, Jay Schulkin and Dean Myers. Central mechanisms regulating colonic hypersensitivity: Long term effect on corticotrophin releasing factor expression in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus, but not the central nucleus of the amygdala. Neuroscience Meeting, Washington DC, 2005


Amie Simmons, Gareth Hicks and *B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld.A study of peripheral µ opioid receptor-mediated mechanisms in the regulation of colonic sensitivity in rats DISTINGUISHED PLENARY ABSTRACT AGA New Orleans 2004


Greenwood-Van Meerveld B., D. Zumo, M. Crowell and E. Dennis. (2003) The importance of 5HT4 receptor-mediated mechanisms in the regulation of colonic hypersensitivity in rats. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando, FL.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2003) From bench to bedside: role of serotonin. Novartis sponsored evening symposium. Orlando, FL.


Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2002) Amygdaloid Modulation of Colonic Sensitivity. American Motility Society. Galveston, TX.

Venkova K, Tyler K,Sutkowski-Markmann D, and. (2002) Regulation of Colonic Secretion by a Selective NK1-receptor Antagonist TAK-637. American Motility Society. Galveston, TX.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Aull CB, Maline MG, Myers DA. (2002) CRF-1 Receptor-Mediated Mechanisms Regulate Post-Inflammatory Visceral Hypersensitivity in Rats. American Gastroenterological Association Plenary Session. San Francisco.


Gibson MS, Sutkowski-Markmann D, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2001) The importance of NK1-receptor mediated mechanisms in the regulation of visceral hypersensitivity. American Gastroenterological Association Plenary Session. Atlanta.

Cochrane SW, Gibson MS, Myers DA, Schulkin J, Rice KC, Gold PW, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2001) Role of corticotropin-releasing factor-1 (CRF1)-receptor mediated mechanisms in neural pathways modulating colonic hypersensitivity. American Gastroenterological Association. Atlanta.


Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) Nitric oxide dependent neuromuscular dysfunction in the colon of HLA-B27 transgenic rats with chronic gastrointestinal inflammation. American Motility Society. Kansas City.


Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1999) Recombinant IL-11 restores smooth muscle function in the jejunum and colon of HLA-B27 rats. International Motility Meeting. Bruges, Belgium.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1999) Irritable bowel syndrome. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.


Venkova K, Palmer JM, and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B . (1998) Prior infection with an enteric pathogenic nematode induces long-lasting alterations in enteric neuromuscular function. American Gastroenterological Association . New Orleans.

Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1998) Abnormalities in the neural regulation of jejunal and colonic contractile activity in adult HLA-B27 rats. 16th International Motility Symposium. Lome, Australia.


Greenwood-Van Meerveld B and Barron KW. (1997) Inhibition of jejunal and colonic motility through GABA-A receptors in the dorsal vagal complex of rats. American Gastroenterological Association. Washington D.C.


Greenwood B, Palmer JM, Tyler K, Staab P, Adrian TE. (1996) Altered neural integration of jejunal motility and ion transport during inflammation is associated with changes in neuropeptides and growth factors in nematode-infected ferrets. American Motility Society. Michigan.