Prof. Ch. V. Rao
Florida International University, USA
1969 Ph.D., Washington State University, USA
1966 M.Sc., Washington State University, USA
1964 B.V.Sc., Andhra Veterinary College, India
Sukhova-O’ Hare GK, Shah ZA, Lei ZM,
Nozdrachev AD, Rao CV, Gozal D (2008) Erectile dysfunction in a murine model
of sleep apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 178: 644-650.
Rask E, Schvarcz E, Hellman P,
Hennings J, Karlsson A, Rao CV (2009) ACTH – independent Cushing’s syndrome in
pregnancy related to overexpression of adrenal LH/hCG receptors. J Endocrinol
Invest, 33: 313-316.
Rahman N, Rao CV (2009) Recent
progress in luteinizing hormone/human chorionic gonadotrophin hormone research.
Mol Human Reprod, 15: 703-711.
Lin J, Li X, Yuan FP, Lin L, Rao CV,
Cook CL, Lei ZM (2010) Genetic ablation of luteinizing hormone receptor
improves the amyloid pathology in a mouse model of Alzheimer disease. J
Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 69: 253-261
Yuan FP, Li X, Lin J, Schwabe C,
Bullesbach EE, Rao CV, Lei ZM (2010) The role of RXFP2 in mediating
androgen-induced inguinoscrotal testis descent in LH receptor knockout mice.
Reproduction, 139: 759-769.
Rao CV (2010) Human adrenal LH/hCG
receptors and what they could mean for adrenal physiology and pathology. Mol
Cell Endocrinol, 329: 33-36.
Yu Y, Yuan FP, Li X, Lin D, Lan Z, Rao
CV, Lei ZM (2010) Luteinizing hormone receptor deficiency increases the
susceptibility to alkylating agent-induced lymphomagenesis in mice. Hormones
and Cancer, 5: 256-264.
Morris LF, Park S, Daskivich T,
Churchill BM, Rao CV, Lei ZM, Martinez DS, Yeh MW (2011) Virilization of female
infant by a maternal adrenocortical carcinoma. Endocrine Practice, 17: e26-e31.
Bourdiec A, Shao R, Rao CV, Akoum A
(2012) Human chorionic gonadaotropin triggers angiogenesis via the modulation
of endometrial stromal cell responsiveness to Interleukin-1. A new possible
mechanism underlying implantation. Biol Reprod, 87: 1-10.
Bourdiec A, Bedard D, Rao CV, Akoum A
(2013) Human chorionic gonadotropin regulates endothelial cell responsiveness
to interleukin 1 and amplifies the cytokine-mediated effect on cell
proliferation, migration and release of angiofenic factors. Am J Reprod Immunol,
Bourdiec A, Calvo E, Rao CV, Akoum A
(2013) Transcriptome analysis reveals new insights into the modulation of
endometrial stromal cell receptive phenotype by embryo-derived signals
interleukin-1 and human chorionic gonadotropin. Possible involvement in early
embryo implantation. PLoS One, 8: e64829, 1-18.
Rao CV (2014) Uphill battle on the
paradigm shift on the targets of human chorionic gonadotropin/luteinizing
hormone actions. An editorial. Enliven: Gynecol Obstet, 1 (1) e001.
Rao CV (2014) Uphill battle: The saga
of hCG research that led to paradigm shift. Ind J Med Res, (Suppl.) 140: 3-5.
Rao CV, Ticconi C (2015) Why does
human chorionic gonadotropin have such a broad regulatory roles in the body and
are they totally unexpected? J Reprod Health and Med, 1: 1-3.
Rao CV (2014) Potential therapy of
HIV/AIDS and Ebola outbreak with pregnancy hormone, Human chorionic
gonadotropin. HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open J, 1 (1): e002.
Rao CV (2015) How and why do
gestational trophoblastic neoplasms overproduce human chorionic gonadotropin?
Open J Obstet Gynecol, 5: 1-5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojog,2015.51001
Parkash J, Lei ZM, Rao CV (2015) The
presence of human chorionic gonadotropin/luteinizing hormone receptors in
pancreatic ß cells. J Reprod Sci, in press.
Rao CV (2015) It is time to evaluate
human chorionic gonadotropin for the treatment of preterm births. Editorial.
Women’s Health-Open Journal, 1(1) e3-e4.
Rao CV (2015) Potential therapy for
Neisseria Gonorrhoeae infections with human chorionoc Gonadotropin. Reprod Sci,
Rao CV (2015) Potential therapy for
rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome with human chorionic gonadotropin.
Reprod Sci, in press.
Rao CV (2015) There is no turning back on the paradigm shift on the actions of
human chorionic gonadotropin and luteinizing hormone. J Reprod Health and Med,