Poster Presentations

2006

*K. Venkova, G Fraser and B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld.  Role of ghrelin receptors in a rat model of post-operative ileus, AGA, Los Angeles, CA

Matthew D. Coates, *Anthony C Johnson, Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld, Gary M Mawe. Effects of  serotonin transporter inhibition on gastrointestinal motility and colonic sensitivity in a rodent model. AGA, Los Angeles, CA

*Kalina Venkova, Anthony C. Johnson, Matthew O. Fraser, Karl B. Thor, Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld  The effect of a novel 5HT3 receptor partial agonist (DDP733) on feline esophageal peristalsis and lower esophageal sphincter pressure. AGA, Los Angeles, CA

*Brent Myers, Armstrong Isiaho and Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld.  Anxiety-induced colonic hypersensitivity: The role of GR and MR in the amygdala AGA, Los Angeles, CA.

N Trimble, *A.Johnson, A. Foster and B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld. Importance of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (CRF) in the Development of Colonic Sensitivity using CRF1 Receptor Deficient Mice. Los Angeles, CA

2005

K .Tyler, W. Winchester and B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld. Inhibitory effects of a peripherally restricted NMDA antagonist in a rodent model of post-inflammatory colonic hypersensitivity. AGA, Chicago, LA

K Tyler, A. Johnson, W. Winchester, A.C Foster, D.E. Grigoriadis, J.P. Williams and B. Greenwood

Van Meerveld Role of corticotrophin releasing factor-1 (CRF1)-receptor mediated mechanisms

Modulating colonic hypersensitivity in four different rodent models,  AGA Chicago, IL.

K. Venkova, K. Campbell-Dittmeyer, M. Rojavin, D. Earnest and B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld Protective Effects of 5-HT4 Receptor Activation by Tegaserod against Indomethacin-Induced Gastric Muscle Dysfunction and Mucosal Injury, AGA Chicago, IL

Regina M. Sullivan, Karl Tyler and Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld Unpredictable Early Life Trauma Predicts Colonic Hypersensitivity in a Rat Model AGA Chicago, IL

2004

A. Johnson, A. Foster and B. Greenwood-Van Meerveld Increased visceral pain thresholds in CRF1 receptor deficient mice. AGA New Orleans, LA

2003

A. Johnson, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2003) Probiotic bacteria normalize post-inflammatory visceral hyperalgesia in a rat. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

A. Johnson, Sofia Siswanto, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2003) Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) reduces perception of a visceral stimulus induced by colorectal distention in rodents. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Kale Dittmeyer, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2003) Amygdaloid mechanisms regulate visceral and somatic pain perception. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

2002

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Venkova K, Tyler K, Cowlen MS, Peterson WM. (2002) Purinergic P2Y receptor-mediated mechanisms regulate secretion in the rat colon. American Gastroenterological Association. San Francisco.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Maline M, Gibson M, Cochrane S, Myers DA. (2002) Stimulation of the amygdala induces colonic hypersensitivity through a CRF-1 receptor-mediated mechanism in rats. American Gastroenterological Association. San Francisco.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Venkova K, Johnson AC, Dunn ST, Leakakos T. (2002) Feasibility for site-specific drug delivery to the gastrointestinal tract using magnetically targeted carriers. American Gastroenterological Association, San Francisco.

2001

Venkova K, Tyler K, Sutkowski-Markmann D, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2001) Colonic effects of TAK-637: a novel NK1 receptor antagonist. American Gastroenterological Association. Atlanta.

Venkova K, Tyler KR, Connolly K, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2001) Efficacy of keratinocyte growth factor-2 (repifermin) against abnormalities in mucosal ion transport associated with tissue injury in a murine model of colitis. American Gastroenterological Association. Atlanta.

Tyler KR, Venkova K, Keith JC Jr, Albert L, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2001) Oral recombinant human interleukin-11 (rhIL-11) normalizes epithelial transport in the colon of HLA-B27 rats with spontaneous colitis. American Gastroenterological Association. Atlanta.

Johnson AC, Myers DA, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B . (2001) Acute and long term effects of colonic inflammation on supraspinal pathways in a rat model. American Gastroenterological Association. Atlanta.

2000

Cochrane S, Gibson M, Myers D, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) Role of corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) in neural pathways modulating colonic sensitivity. Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience. Oklahoma City.

Johnson AC, Myers DA, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) Acute and long term effects of colonic inflammation on supraspinal pathways in a rat model. Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience. Oklahoma City.

Venkova K, Neeley D, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) Mechanism of action of cisapride: Lessons from the minipig model using in vivo and in vitro recordings of contractility. American Motility Society. Kansas City.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Gibson MS, Foreman R, Myers D. (2000) Stereotaxic delivery of corticosterone to the central amygdaloid nucleus modulates colonic pain in rats. American Pain Society. Atlanta.

Gibson MS and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) An acute inflammatory insult induces long-term colonic hypersensitivity. American College of Gastroenterology. New York.

Tyler KR, Hillard C, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) Regulation of intestinal secretion by cannabinoids is CB-1 receptor mediated in rats. American Gastroenterological Association. San Diego.

Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (2000) Abnormalities in the relationship between jejunal motility and ion transport following an acute enteric infection. American Gastroenterological Association. San Diego.

Gibson M, Gunter W, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Shepard JD, Foreman R, Myers DA. (2000) The role of the central amygdaloid nucleus in the development of visceral hypersensitivity in rats. American Gastroenterological Association. San Diego.

1999

Neeley DE, Robinson M, Venkova K, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1999) How do prokinetics work?: Lessons from the mini-pig colon. Digestive Diseases and Sciences.

Percy WH, Sharkey KA, Fischer-Colbrie R, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Smith DD, Palmer JM. (1999) Secretoneurin, a novel enteric neuroimmune peptide, selectively stimulates colonic smooth muscle and epithelia in different animal models. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Gunter WD, Shepard JD, Myers DA, Foreman R, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1999) Influence of anxiety of visceral sensitivity in rats. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Tyler KR, Venkova K, Kuge T. (1999) Comparison of the anti-diarrheal effects of Seirogan and Loperamide in the rat jejunum and colon in vitro. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Venkova K, Keith J. (1999) Effects of rhIL-11 on smooth muscle function in the small intestine and colon of HLA-B27 transgenic rats. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1999) Abnormalities in neurally mediated secretory responses in the jejunum of nematode infected ferrets. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Tyler KR, Johnson AC, Adesina AM, Dunn ST. (1999) CPI-1189 protects against Dextran sulfate sodium induced colitis in mice. American Gastroenterological Association. Orlando.

Gunter WD, Shepard JD, Myers DA, Foreman R, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B.(1999) Influence of anxiety on visceral sensitivity in rats. Falk Symposium. Freiberg, Germany.

Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1999) Prior infection with an enteric nematode induces long-lasting alterations in enteric neuromuscular function. Falk Symposium. Freiberg, Germany.

1998

Venkova K and Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1998) Dysfunction of colonic circular muscle in HLA-B27 rats. American Motility Society. Philadelphia.

Neeley D, Tyler KR, Peters LJ, McRorie JW, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1998) Effects of olestra and wheat bran on colonic motility and stool viscosity in ambulatory mini-pigs. American Motility Society. Philadelphia.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Tyler KR, McDuff J, Plourde V. (1998) The role of spinal CGRP as a putative neurotransmitter in visceral hypersensitivity. American Gastroenterological Association. New Orleans.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Tyler KR, Peters LJ, Flitter W, Garland W. (1998) Anti-inflammatory effects of a novel antioxidant in rats. American Gastroenterological Association. New Orleans

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Tyler KR, Keith J. (1998) Differential effects of IL-11 on ion transport in the small intestine and colon of HLA-B27 rats. American Gastroenterological Association. New Orleans.

Neeley DE, Tyler KR, Peters LJ, McRorie JW, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1998) Comparison of the effects of olestra, bran and sorbitol on stool viscosity in ambulatory mini-pigs. American Gastroenterological Association. New Orleans.

1997

Venkova K, Tyler K, Palmer JM, Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. (1997) Abnormalites in the neural regulation of jejunal motility and ion transport in nematode-infected ferrets. American Gastroenterological Association. Washington DC.

Greenwood-Van Meerveld B, Tyler K , Keith J. (1997) Interleukin 11 modulates ion transport in the small intestine and colon of normal and HLA-B27 rats. American Gastroenterological Association, Washington DC.

1996

Earnest D, Robinson M, Jaffe P, Maton PN, Greenwood B, Rodriguez SL, Silver MT, Hammer A, Sue SO. (1996) In subjects with frequent heartburn who self-medicate with antacids, ranitidine 150 mg twice daily is superior to PRN antacids in relieving symptoms and healing erosive esophagitis. American College of Gastroenterolgy . Seattle.

Greenwood B, Earnest D, Robinson M, Maton PN, Rodriguez SL, Jaffe P, Silver MT, Kleodis CS, Sue SO. (1996) Chronic antacid use may indicate esophageal pathology and motor dysfunction. American Motility Society. Michigan.

Barron K, Greenwood B. (1996) Blockade of GABAA receptors in the dorsal vagal complex inhibits intestinal motility in rats. Experimental Biology. Washington DC

Greenwood B, Tyler K, Nasr F, Palmer JM. (1996) Enteric nemotode infection causes a long-term reset in tonic vagal control of jejunal motility and ion transport. Experimental Biology. Washington DC.

Greenwood B, Tyler K, Ren J, Harty R. (1996) Effect of acute and chronic stress on spinal cord content of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in the lumbar and sacral spinal cord of the rat. American Gastroenterological Association . San Francisoco.

Greenwood B, Ren J, Tyler K, Harty R. (1996) Colorectal distension alters levels of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in the lumbar and sacral spinal cord of the rat. American Gastroenterological Association. San Francisco.