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Dr. S. Gregory Iams, Ph.D.

Greg Iams

Professor, Department of Physiology

Adjunct Professor, Duke University School of Nursing

iamss@ecu.edu
Brody School of Medicine, 6N-88
600 Moye Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular endocrinology
  • Effects of estrogens and androgens on cardiovascular function
  • Regulation of blood pressure in hypertensive animals
  • Alteration of beta and alpha adrenoceptors in vascular tissue
  • Effect of estrogen treatment on blood pressure regulation by the central nervous system

Selected Publications

 Shackelford, D.P., M.M. McConnaughey and S.G. Iams. The effects of estradiol and mestranol on alpha-adrenoceptors in select regions of the rat brain. Brain Research Bulletin 21: 329-333, 1988.

McConnaughey, M.M. and S.G. Iams. Sex hormones change adrenoceptors in blood vessels of the spontaneously hypertensive rat. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension 15:153-170, 1993.

PubMed Publications

1: McConnaughey MM, Iams SG.
Abstract Sex hormones change adrenoceptors in blood vessels of the spontaneously hypertensive rat.
Clin Exp Hypertens. 1993 Jan;15(1):153-70.
PMID: 8385524 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2: Gorman AJ, Chen JS, Foster S, Snyder RG, Iams SG.
Abstract Intracoronary PGE2 and veratrine inhibits renin release in conscious dogs via chemosensitive ventricular afferents.
Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 1992 Sep;19(9):645-55.
PMID: 1395108 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3: Carroll RG, Iams SG, Pryor WH Jr, Allison EJ Jr.
Abstract Serum magnesium increases following severe hemorrhage in dogs blocked by verapamil treatment.
Resuscitation. 1990 Jan;19(1):41-52.
PMID: 1689070 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4: Carroll RG, Iams SG, Farmer PL, Pryor WH Jr, Allison EJ Jr.
Abstract Verapamil treatment of canine hemorrhagic shock.
Ann Emerg Med. 1989 Jul;18(7):750-4.
PMID: 2735593 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5: Shackelford DP Jr, McConnaughey MM, Iams SG.
Abstract The effects of estradiol and mestranol on alpha-adrenoceptors in select regions of the rat brain.
Brain Res Bull. 1988 Aug;21(2):329-33.
PMID: 2847856 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]