Pimonrat Ketsawatsomkron, PhD


Graduate Research Assistant
Research Assistant

Contact Information

Office: 2-372 Bowen Science Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-6954

Lab: 2-340 Bowen Science Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-8926



BPharm, Pharmacy, Pharamcology School, Mahidol University, Thailand
PhD, Biomedical Science, Medical College of Georgia, GA

Post Doctorate, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
Post Doctorate, Department of Pharmacology, University of Iowa

Selected Publications

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Prasad A, Nuno D, Koval O, Ketsawatsomkron P, Li W, Li H, Shen F, Sigmund C, Anderson M, Lamping K, Grumbach I.  Differential Control of Calcium Homeostasis and Vascular Reactivity by CaMKII. .  Hypertension.  2013 August. 62(2):434-441.

Littlejohn N, Siel Jr. R, Ketsawatsomkron P, Pelham C, Pearson N, Hilzendeger A, Buehrer B, Weidemann B, Li H, Davis D, Thompson A, Liu X, Cassell M, Sigmund C, Grobe J.  Hypertension in Mice with Transgenic Activation of the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System is Vasopressin-Dependent. .  Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol..  2013 May. 304(10):R818-R828.

Pelham C, Ketsawatsomkron P, Groh S, Grobe J, de Lange W, Ibeawuchi S, Keen H, Weatherford E, Faraci F, Sigmund C.  Cullin-3 Regulates Vascular Smooth Muscle Function and Arterial Blood Pressure via PPARγ and RhoA/Rho-kinase..  Cell Metabolism .  2012 October 3. 16(4):462-472.

Ketsawatsomkron P, Lorca R, Keen H, Weatherford E, Liu X, Pelham C, Grobe J, Faraci F, England S, Sigmund C.  PPARγ Regulates Resistance Vessel Tone Through a Mechanism Involving RGS5-mediated Control of PKC and BKCa Channel Activity..  Circ. Res..  2012. 111(11):1446-1458.

Ketsawatsomkron P, pelham C, Groh S, Keen H, Faraci F, Sigmund C.  Does Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor {gamma} (PPARγ) Protect from Hypertension Directly Through Effects in the Vasculature? .  J Biol Chem..  2010. 285:9311-9316.

Ketsawatsomkron P, Stepp D, Fulton D, Marrero M.  Molecular Mechanism of ANG II –induced insulin resistance in aortic vascular smooth muscle cells via the activation of PTP-1B..  Vascul Pharmacol. .  2010. 53(3-4):160-168.

Ali M, Ketsawatsomkron P, Belin de Chantelemele E, Mintz J, Muta K, Doyle C, Black S, Tremblay M, Fulton D, Marrero M, Stepp D.  Deletion of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1b improves peripheral insulin resistance and vascular function in obese, leptin-resistant mice via reduced oxidant tone. .  Circ Res..  2009 November. 105(10):1013-1022.

Elgebaly M, Kelly A, Harris A, Elewa H, Ketsawatsomkron P, Marrero M, Ergul A.  Impaired insulin-mediated vasorelaxation in a non-obese model of type 2 diabetes: Role of endothelin-1. .  Can J Physiol Pharmacol. .  2008. 86(6):358-364.

Brooks C, ketsawatsomkron P, Sui Y, Wang J, Wang C, Yu F, Dong Z.  Acidic pH inhibits ATP depletion-induced tubular cell apoptosis by blocking caspase-9 activation in apoptosome..  Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. .  2005 August. 289(2):F410-F419.

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