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Ashley Stokes

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Phone: 808-956-8961
Fax: 808-956-4024
Office: AgSci 314 G
amstokes@hawaii.edu

Curriculum Vitae

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Education:

Dual Degree DVM/PhD Program (First student to enroll and complete this program at LSU)

Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Physiology March 2003
Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Physiology, Pharmacology, and Toxicology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine May 2001
Louisiana State University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bachelor of Arts December 1993
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Research Interests:

Current Projects and Collaborations

Pharmacology

P‐glycoprotein modulation to advance opioid use, improving equine pain management.

Use of equine intestinal cell culture to examine the role of multi-drug resistance gene and opioid interaction.

Clinical effects, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of methadone administered orally to horses with pain induced using modified shoes.

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of oral methadone administration in horses.

Multi-drug resistance (MDR 1) gene identification and its regulatory effect of drugs in horses.

Molecular Biology

Expression of inflammatory-related genes in the liver from healthy and laminitic horses.

Evaluation of the modulation of Toll-like receptors and cytokines using ex vivo and in vivo models of endotoxemia in horses.

Identification of the equine transient receptor channel, vanilloid subfamily member 1 (TRPV1) receptor: Gene sequencing, quantification and immunohistochemistry. The beginning of a novel pain management strategy for orthopedic disease in horses.

Transcriptional changes associated with equine COPD: potential identification of disease mediators.

Transcriptional changes associated with equine laminitis: potential identification of disease mediators.

Laminitis Pathogenesis

Visualization of the vascular anatomy and blood flow patterns in the equine hoof.

Validation of Equine Hoof Laminae Tissue Collection via Biopsy.

Validation of equine serial digital skin biopsies as a substitute for laminar biopsies for future studies of equine laminitis.

Load and thermal effects on equine digital hemodynamics measured using microspheres.

Past Projects and Collaborations

Programmatic Grants

Molecular, Hemodynamic, Pharmacologic and Epidemiologic Approaches to Lameness and Poor Athletic Performance in Horses: Biomedical and Technologic Initiatives to Strengthen Louisiana’s Equine Industry and Enhance the State’s Economy.

Integration of biomechanics into equine and comparative biomedical and orthopedic research.

Pharmacology

Vasomotor response of equine palmar digital vascular rings to polyamine and NMDA receptor agonists and antagonists.

Digital hemodynamics and pharmacokinetics of acepromazine administered intramuscularly.

Molecular Biology

The expression of the inflammatory-related gene IL-8 (chemotaxis) in equine laminitis.

Role of glucose-transporter-1 in the pathogenesis of equine laminitis: cloning and gene expression studies with tissues from naturally acquired and experimentally-induced laminitic horses.

Evaluating the role of apoptosis in laminitis pathophysiology: cloning and quantitative gene expression of Caspase-3.

Expression of cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 in a model of ascending placentitis in the mare.

Laminitis Pathogenesis

Evaluation of the effect of repeated digital intra-arterial administration of 15 um colored microspheres on digital hemodynamics and laminar microscopic and ultrastructural integrity.

Matrix metalloproteinase-3 and -9 activity in the systemic and digital circulation in horses with experimentally-induced laminitis.

Use of an extracorporeal pulsatile perfusion system (MOX-100®) to maintain viability of the disarticulated equine digit.

Immunohistochemical Staining to Determine and Compare Presence and Location of Matrix Metalloproteinases-2 and -9 in Laminar Tissue of Clinically Healthy and Laminitic Horses.

Role of endothelin-1 in the pathophysiology of equine laminitis.

Endothelin-1 gene expression and basement membrane alterations in equine laminitis.

Pathophysiologic and therapeutic implications of endothelin in equine laminitis.

Characterization of the role of endothelin-1 and nitric oxide in platelet-neutrophil aggregation and its association with acute laminitis in horses.

Role of endothelin and nitric oxide in equine laminitis.

Pharmacological control of digital vasculature in the prevention and treatment of laminitis in horses.

Endothelin-1 gene expression and basement membrane alterations in equine laminitis.

Other Areas of Interest

Use of autologous stem cells in the treatment of equine tendon injury – PCR analysis of fat-derived vs. bone marrow-derived stem cells.

Comparative skull anatomy of the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) vs. cow (Bos tarus).

Alternative methods for artificial insemination of swine (Sus scrofa) using fresh cooled semen.

Effects of lidocaine and flunixin on permeability and secretory capacity of equine right dorsal colonic mucosa.

Study of Pig-to-Primate Xenotransplanted Kidneys.

Publications:

Articles in Referred Journals

Da Cunha AF, Stokes AM, Chirgwin S, Pettifer G, Moore RM. Quantitative expression of the TRPV-1 gene in central and peripheral nervous tissue in horses. Accepted for publication. J Appl Res Vet Med, 6(1), 2008.
Eades SC, Stokes AM, Johnson PJ, Leblanc C, Ganjam VK, Buff PR, Moore RM. Serial alterations in digital hemodynamics and endothelin-1 immunoreactivity, platelet-neutrophil aggregation, and concentrations of nitric oxide, insulin, and glucose in blood obtained from horses following carbohydrate overload. Am J Vet Res, 68(1), 87-94, 2007.

Stokes AM, Venugopal CS, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Comparison of two endothelin antagonists on in vitro responses of equine palmar digital arterial and venous rings to endothelin-1. Can J Vet Res, 70 (3), 197-205, 2006.
Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of an endothelin receptor antagonist and nitroglycerine on digital vascular function in horses during the prodromal stages of carbohydrate overload laminitis. Am J Vet Res,67 (7), 1204-, 2006.

Power JH, Burger MJ, Stokes AM. Mass, volume, and length relationships in plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) juveniles. J Sea Res, 57, 230-235, 2006.
Gilhooly MH, Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of Topical Nitroglycerine Patches and Ointment on Digital Venous Plasma Nitric Oxide Concentrations and Digital Blood Flow in Healthy Conscious Horses. Vet Surg 34, 604-609, 2005.

McConnico RS, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Moore RM. Effect of black walnut extract on in vitro ion transport and structure of equine colonic mucosa. Am J Vet Res 66 (3), 443-9, 2005.

Moore RM, Eades SC, Stokes AM. Evidence for vascular and enzymatic events in the pathophysiology of acute laminitis: Which pathway is responsible for initiation of this process in horses? Eq Vet J 36 (3) 204-209, 2004.
Faleiros RR, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Kim DY, Paulsen DB, Moore RM. Apoptosis in epidermal lamellar cells in clinically healthy horses and those with laminitis. Am J Vet Res 65 (5) 578-585, 2004.

Eades SC, Holm AS, Moore RM. A review of the pathophysiology and treatment of acute laminitis: pathophysiologic and therapeutic implications of endothelin-1. Proceedings AAEP 48, 353-361, 2002.

Venugopal CS, Holmes EP, Koch CE, Curtis LA, Holm AS, Moore RM. In vitro pharmacological evaluation of two endothelin antagonists on equine colonic vessel rings. Am J Vet Res 62 (2) 154-159, 2001.

Dissertation

Stokes AM. Role of Endothelin in the Pathogenesis of Acute Laminitis in Horses. Comparative Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine: Louisiana State University, 2003; 320.

Scientific Abstracts

Peiró JR, Mendes LCN, Stokes AM, Garza F, Dietrich MA, Keowen ML, Moore RM. Evaluation of the modulation of Toll-like receptors and cytokines using ex vivo and in vivo models of endotoxemia in horses. Proceedings Ninth Equine Colic Symposium, 2008.

Stokes AM, Keowen ML, Eades SC, Moore RM. Load and thermal effects on equine digital hemodynamics measured using microspheres. Proceedings ACVS Veterinary Symposium,2007.

Eades SC, Stokes AM, Johnson PJ, Leblanc C, Ganjam VK, Buff PR, Moore RM. Endothelin immunoreactivity, insulin, glucose, and platelet-neutrophil aggregates in horses administered carbohydrate overload. J Vet Int Med. 20: 796, 2006.

Souza AH, Valadao CAA, Chirgwin S, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Transcription of MMP-2 and MMP-9 in horses with CHO induced laminitis treated with an intracecal buffering solution. Proceedings AAEP accepted May 2006.
Stokes AM, Chirgwin SR, Hanly BK, Cardinale JP, Savois DM, Liford J, Eades SC, Moore RM. Altered laminar gene expression indicative of vascular, inflammatory and metabolic events in horses with acute laminitis. Proceedings Experimental Biology. 267, 2006.

Stokes AM, Savios DM, Keowen ML, Eades SC, Moore RM. Evaluation of digital hemodynamics associated with black walnut-induced equine laminitis using colored isotopic-labeled microspheres. Proceedings Experimental Biology. 266, 2006.

Cardinale JP, Stokes AM, Chirgwin SR, Moore RM. Regulation of the equine IL-8 gene in normal horses compared to horses acutely affected by laminitis. Proceedings Experimental Biology. 165, 2006.

Stokes AM, Wallace E, Paulsen D, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Immunohistochemical staining and RT-PCR to determine and compare presence and location of matrix metalloproteinases-2 and -9 in laminar tissue of clinically healthy and laminitic horses. Proceedings Ninth Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association. 138, 2006.

Stokes AM, Savois D, Eades SC, Keowen ML, Moore RM. Evaluation of digital hemodynamics associated with BWE-induced equine laminitis using colored isotopic-labeled microspheres. Proceedings Ninth Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association. 140, 2006.

Moore RM, Leise BS, Gilhooly MH, Fugler LA, Eades SC, Stokes AM. Effects of topical nitroglycerine and acepromazine on digital hemodynamics in healthy conscious horses. Proceedings Ninth Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association. 157, 2006.

Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of an endothelin receptor antagonist on digital hemodynamics and Starling forces in horses administered carbohydrate overload. Proceedings Ninth Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association. 161, 2006.

Stokes AM, Chirgwin SR, Hanly BK, Cardinale JP, Savois DM, Liford J, Eades SC, Moore RM. Altered laminar gene expression indicative of inflammatory and metabolic events in horses with laminitis. Proceedings International Nutritional Sciences Symposium: Innovations in Nutritional Countermeasures against Laminitis in Horses and Ponies. Washington, D.C., September 2005.

Eades SC, Stokes AM*, Johnson PJ, LeBlanc C, Ganjam VK, Buff PR, Moore RM. Serial alterations in endothelin-1, nitric oxide, insulin, glucose and platelet-neutrophil aggregates in horses administered carbohydrate overload. International Nutritional Sciences Symposium: Innovations in Nutritional Countermeasures against Laminitis in Horses and Ponies. Washington, D.C., September 2005.

Stokes AM, Savois D, Eades SC, Keowen M, Moore RM. Evaluation of Digital Hemodynamics Associated with BWE-Induced Equine Laminitis Using Colored Isotopic-Labeled Microspheres. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 169, 2005.

Stokes AM, Savois D, Eades SC, Keowen M, Garza F, Moore RM. Quantification of Laminar Microcirculatory Perfusion in Normal Horses Using Isotopic-labeled Microspheres. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 128, 2005.

Gilhooly MH, Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of Topical Nitroglycerine Patches and Nitroglycerine Ointment on Digital Venous Plasma Nitric Oxide Concentrations and Digital Blood Flow in Healthy Conscious Horses. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 116, 2005.

Valadão CAA, Souza AH, Koch CE, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Moore RM. Inhibition of norepinephrine and serotonin-induced contractile response of equine digital vessel rings by ifenprodil. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 130, 2005.

Fugler LA, Eades SC, Truax RE, Stokes AM, Garza F, Moore RM. Nitric oxide and endothelin-1 synthesis by cultured equine digital endothelial cells in response to endotoxin and cytokines. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 92, 2005.

Wallace, E, Stokes AM, Paulsen D, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Immunohistochemical Staining to Determine and Compare Presence and Location of Matrix Metalloproteinases-2 and -9 in Laminar Tissue of Clinically Healthy and Laminitic Horses. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 118, 2005.

Souza AH, Valadao CAA, Borges JHS, Reis RG, Uribe ADP, Bueno ECPG, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide antacid on clinical signs and blood and peritoneal fluid hematological and biochemical alterations in horses with experimental laminitis induced by carbohydrate overload. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 14, 2005.

Leise BS, Fugler LA, Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of intramuscular administration o f acepromazine on digital blood flow, systemic blood pressure and packed cell volume in clinically healthy conscious horses. Proceedings Eighth Equine Colic Symposium, 108, 2005.

Stokes AM. The pathophysiology of acute laminitis. Proceedings II Simpósio Internacional do Cavalo Atleta; IV- Semana do Cavalo, 83, 2005.

Moore RM, Eades SC, Stokes AM. Effects of an endothelin receptor antagonist on digital Starling forces in horses administered carbohydrate overload. Proceedings ACVS Veterinary Symposium, E16, 2004.

Faleiros RR, Moore RM, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Kim DY, Paulsen DB: Apoptosis in lamellar cells in clinically healthy horses and those with laminitis. Proceedings ACVS Veterinary Symposium, E15, 2004.

Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Role of endothelin-1 in black walnut and carbohydrate-induced laminitis. Proceedings International Equine Laminitis Meeting, 2004, 38.

Faleiros RR, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Kim DY, Paulsen DB, Moore RM. Morte cellular nas laminas epidermais de equinos com laminite. Braz J Ver Res Anim Sci 42 (suppl) 279, 2004.

Stokes Holm AM, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Koch CE, Moore RM. Effect of endothelin-1, an endothelin antagonist, and nitroglycerine on digital hemodynamics in clinically healthy conscious horses. Proceedings Eighth World Equine Veterinary Association Congress, 2003.

Stokes Holm AM, Eades SC, Garza F, Jr., Lopez M, Moore RM. Jugular and palmar digital venous plasma endothelin-like immunoreactivity and digital vascular and laminar immunohistochemical staining in horses with black walnut extract-induced acute laminitis. Proceedings Eighth World Equine Veterinary Association Congress, 2003.

Stokes Holm AM, Venugopal CS, Eades SC, Koch CE, Moore RM. Effects of black walnut extract administration on in vitro responses of equine palmar digital arterial and venous rings to endothelin-1, acetylcholine, and nitroglycerine. Proceedings Eighth World Equine Veterinary Association Congress, 2003.

Stokes Holm AM, Eades SC, Moore RM. Systemic and local digital hemodynamic and hematologic alterations in horses associated with acute laminitis induced using the black walnut extract model. Proceedings Eighth World Equine Veterinary Association Congress, 2003.

Curtis LA, Moore RM, Eades SC, Truax RE, Stokes AM, Garza F. The role of endothelin-1 and nitric oxide in equine laminitis and their association with endotoxin using digital endothelial cell culture. Proc 9th IVECCS 2003: 784.

Stokes AM, Eades SC, Garza F, Jr., Moore RM. Palmar digital plasma endothelin-like immunoreactivity in horses with experimentally-induced acute laminitis: implications for prevention and treatment. Proc 9th IVECCS 2003: 784.

Eades SC, Holm AS, Moore RM. Role of microvessels in laminitis. Proceedings ACVIM, 146, 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Moore RM. Effects of an endothelin antagonist and a nitric oxide donor on equine digital Starling forces associated with black walnut extract administration. Vet Surg 31 (5) 484 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Moore RM. Alterations in jugular and digital venous plasma endothlein-1 concentrations in horses administered black walnut extract. Vet Surg 31 (5) 491 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Moore RM. Evaluation of equine digital Starling forces associated with black walnut extract administration. Proceedings Seventh Colic Research Symposium, 88, 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Moore RM. Evaluation of jugular and digital venous plasma endothelin-1 concentrations in horses before and after black walnut extract administration. Proceedings Seventh Colic Research Symposium, 126, 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Koch CE, Moore RM. Endothelin-1 induces vasoconstriction in the normal equine digit. Proceedings Seventh Colic Research Symposium, 106, 2002.

Holm AS, Venugopal CS, Eades SC, Koch CE, Holmes EP, Moore RM. Effects of black walnut extract administration on in vitro responses of equine palmar digital arterial and venous rings to endothelin-1, acetylcholine, and nitroglycerine. Proceedings Seventh Colic Research Symposium, 140, 2002.

Holm AS, Venugopal CS, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Comparison of effect of two endothelin antagonists on in vitro responses of equine palmar digital arterial and venous rings to endothelin-1 in normal horses and those with naturally acquired laminitis. Proceedings Seventh Colic Research Symposium, 141, 2002.

McConnico RAS, Holm AS, Eades SC, Moore RM. The effect of black walnut extract on equine colonic histopathology and in vitro ion transport. Proceedings Seventh Colic Research Symposium, 129, 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Moore RM. Endothelin-1 induced vasoconstriction in the normal equine digit. FASEB J 16 (4) A436, 2002.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Moore RM. Effects of an endothelin-1 receptor antagonist and nitroglycerine on digital Starling forces in horses with black walnut extract induced laminitis. FASEB J 16 (4) A436, 2002.

Holm AS, Venugopal CS, Eades SC, Moore RM. In vitro and in vivo effects of endothelin-1 and endothelin antagonists on the digital vasculature in clinically healthy horses. Vet Surg 30 (5) 495 2001.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Oliver JL, Moore RM. Pathophysiologic role of endothelin-1 in equine acute laminitis. Proceedings of Havermeyer Foundation Workshop: Equine Immunology 2001, 40, Santa Fe, NM, January 24-28, 2001.

Holm AS, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Moore RM. Endothelin-1 induces vasoconstriction in the normal equine digit. J Vet Intern Med 14 (3) 369, 2000.

Eades SC, Holm AS, Venugopal CS, Moore RM. Endothelin-1 induces vasoconstriction in the equine digit. FASEB J 14 (4) A688, 2000.

Holm AS, Venugopal CS, Holmes EP, Koch CE, Moore RM. Inhibition of endothelin-1 (ET-1) induced contraction of equine colonic vessels by potential ET-1 receptor antagonists. Proceedings Sixth Equine Colic Research Symposium, 30, 1998.

Book Chapters

Stokes AM, Eades SC, Moore RM. The pathophysiology and treatment of acute laminitis In: Reed SM, Bayly WM, Sellon D, eds. Equine Internal Medicine. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2004.

Stokes AM. Diuretics. In: Short CS, ed. Veterinary Pharmacology. Principle Publishing, Baton Rouge, LA in press, October 2004.

Stokes AM. Blood Modifiers. In: Short CS, ed. Veterinary Pharmacology. Principle Publishing, Baton Rouge, LA in press, October 2004.

Vulliet, R, Stokes AM. Vasodilators. In: Short CS, ed. Veterinary Pharmacology. Principle Publishing, Baton Rouge, LA in press, September 2005.

Reports and Bulletins

Stokes AM, Venugopal CS, Garza FG, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Role of endothelin-1 in naturally-acquired equine laminitis. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 41, 2006.

Stokes AM, Savois D, Eades SC, Keowen ML, Garza F, Moore RM. Quantification of laminar microcirculatory perfusion in normal horses using isotopic-labeled microspheres. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 43, 2006.

Stokes AM, Eades SC, LeBlanc CJ, Millard J, Moore RM. Characterization of the role of endothelin-1 in platelet-neutrophil aggregation and its association with acute laminitis in horses. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 50, 2006.

Stokes AM, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Koch CE, Moore RM. The effects of endothelin-1 and nitric oxide on digital hemodynamics of normal horses. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 51, 2006.

Stokes AM, Eades SC, Koch C, Garza F, Keowen ML, Moore RM. Role of endothelin and nitric oxide in equine laminitis. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 47, 2006.

Chidambaram RM, Paulsen D, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Moore RM. Distribution of endothelin-1 immunohistochemical staining in the intestinal tract of clinically healthy horses and in those with small intestinal and large colon strangulation obstruction. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 32, 2006.

Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effects of an endothelin receptor antagonist on digital hemodynamics and Starling forces in horses administered carbohydrate overload. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 40, 2006.

Faleiros RR, Stokes AM, Savois D, Eades SC, Kim DY, Paulsen DB, Moore RM. Assessment of apoptosis in epidermal laminar cells in clinically healthy horses and those with naturally acquired and experimentally induced laminitis. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 44, 2006.

Gilhooly MH, Eades SC, Stokes AM, Moore RM. Effect of topically applied nitroglycerine on digital venous plasma nitric oxide concentrations and digital blood flow in healthy conscious horses. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 45, 2006.

Fugler LA, Eades SC, Truax RE, Stokes AM, Garza F, Moore RM. Nitric oxide and endothelin-1 synthesis by cultured equine digital endothelial cells exposed to endotoxin and cytokines. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 49, 2006.

Wallace EL, Stokes AM, Paulsen DB, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Presence and distribution of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9 immunohistochemical staining in laminar tissue of clinically healthy and laminitic horses. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 53, 2006.

Veitch A, Eades SC, Stokes AM, Garza F, Moore RM. Effects of insulin infusion on digital hemodynamics and digital venous plasma endothelin-like immunoreactivity and nitric oxide in healthy conscious horses. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2005 Research Report, 54, 2006.

Stokes AM, Venugopal CS, Hosgood G, Eades SC, Moore RM. Pharmacological control of digital vasculature in the prevention and treatment of laminitis in horses. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2004 Research Report, 56, 2004.

Stokes AM, Eades SC, Venugopal CS, Koch CE, Moore RM. The effects of endothelin-1 and nitric oxide on digital hemodynamics of normal horse. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2004 Research Report, 58, 2004.

McConnico RAS, Stokes AM, Eades SC, Moore RM. The effect of black walnut extract on equine colonic histopathology and in vitro ion transport. Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Studies Program 2004 Research Report, 35, 2004.

Lay Publications

King M, Stokes AM. The Quest of the Laminitis Killers. In: Iturri M. ed. Veterinary Practice News. Vol 19, No 4. Irvine, California: BowTie Inc. Publishing. March 2007.

Stokes AM. 10 Tips for preventing laminitis. In: Reed L. ed. Garden States Dressage Society. Winter 2006-2007.

Stokes AM. 10 Tips for preventing laminitis. In: Martens P, ed. All-Breed Stallion Directory. Issue 2. Yerington, Nevada. Winter 2006 – Spring 2007.

Stokes AM. 10 Tips for preventing laminitis. In: Campbell M, ed. Louisiana Horseman’s Guide. Vol 1, Issue 2. Wakefield, Louisiana: Bonnie Clark and Associates Publishing. Winter 2004 – Spring 2005.

Published Gene Sequences

Peiro JR, Stokes AM, Mendes LCN, Nogueira ML, Newman SS, Moore RM. Equus caballus Toll-like receptor 1 precursor, mRNA, partial cds, Accession EF581164. May 2007.

Da Cunha AF, Chirgwin SR, Stokes AM, Pettifer GR, Moore RM. Equus caballus, similar to transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily V, member 1 (Trpv 1), mRNA, partial cds. Accession DQ267482, DQ267483. Fall 2005.

Hanly BK, Stokes AM, Chirgwin SR, Moore RM. Equus caballus caspase-3 mRNA, partial cds. Accession DQ174690, DQ174689, DQ174688. Summer 2005.

Savois DM, Stokes AM, Chirgwin SR, Moore RM. Equus caballus glucose transporter-like protein 1 (GLUT 1) mRNA, partial cds. Accession DQ139875. Summer 2005.

Stokes AM, Chirgwin SR, Moore RM. Equus caballus preproendothelin-1 mRNA, partial cds. Accession AY730629. Fall 2004.

Awards and Honors:

YWCA Board of Advisors January 2008
Forum 35 Board of Directors December 2007
(~850 member young professional Baton Rouge org)
Forum 35 Board of Directors December 2006
(~650 member young professional Baton Rouge org)
Baton Rouge ‘Top Forty Under 40’ Award November 2006
(Baton Rouge Business Report)
Forum 35 Board of Directors December 2005
(~600 member young professional Baton Rouge org)
Leadership Greater Baton Rouge, Selected Member Class of 2005
Distinguished Dissertation; School of Veterinary February 2004
Medicine
(Nominated for University Level Award)
Distinguished Dissertation; Department of January 2004
Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Distinguished PhD Graduate May 2003
Phi Zeta Poster Presentation, First Place September 2002
Phi Zeta Poster Presentation, First Place September 2001
NASA-Ames Research Extern May 2001
Hagyard-Davidson-McGee Equine Medicine & Surgery Extern March 2001
American Association of Equine Practitioners and the December 2000
American Live Stock Insurance Company
National Scholarship
Phi Zeta Poster Presentation, Second Place September 2000
Merck-Merial Animal Health Studies Research Fellow May 2000
Louisiana Chapter of the American Association of Equine May 2000
Practitioners and Louisiana Veterinary Medical
Association Scholarship
Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine May 2000
Practitioners Scholarship
Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care December 1999
Outstanding Service Award
School of Veterinary Medicine Student of the Year Award May 1999
Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine May 1999
Practitioners Scholarship
Phi Zeta Oral Presentation, First Place April 1999
Phi Zeta Poster Presentation, First Place April 1999
LSU Equine Fund Scholarship May 1998
Geraldine R. Dodge Research Fellow April 1998