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Waye AA, Ticiani E, Veiga-Lopez A. Chemical mixture that targets the epidermal growth factor pathway impairs human trophoblast cell functions. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2024 Jan 5:116804.

Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A. A three-dimensional trophoblast invasion microfluidic platform for toxicological screening. Methods in Molecular Biology (Springer Nature) 2024, 2728:223-234.

Padmanabhan V, Veiga-Lopez A. Mother, placenta, and fetal health: Endocrine disrupting chemicals at play. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2024 Jan 1;579:112100.


Ticiani E#, Pu Y#, Adomshick T, White M, Veiga-Lopez A. Organotin mixtures reveal interactions that modulate adipogenic differentiation in 3T3-L1 preadipocytes. Archives of Toxicology 2023, 97:1649-1658. # co-first authors.

Ticiani E, Villegas J, Murga-Zamalloa C, Veiga-Lopez A. Binding sites in the epidermal growth factor receptor are responsible for bisphenol S effects on trophoblast cell invasion. Chemosphere 2023, 318:137960.


Pu Y, Ticiani E, Pearl S, Martin D, Veiga-Lopez A. The organotin triphenyltin disrupts cholesterol signaling in human ovarian steroidogenic cells through a combination of LXR and RXR modulation. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 2022, 453:116209.

Pu Y#, Ticiani E#, Waye AA, Dong K, Zhang H, Veiga-Lopez A. Sex-specific extracellular matrix remodeling during early adipogenic differentiation by gestational bisphenol A exposure # co-first authors. Chemosphere. 2022, 302:134806.

Ticiani E, Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A. Bisphenol S impairs invasion and proliferation of extravillous trophoblasts through epidermal growth factor receptor binding inhibition. International Journal of Molecular Science 2022, 23:671.

Makela B, Recktenwald, Alves FC, Ehrhardt R, Veiga-Lopez A. Effect of pre-conceptional nutrition and season on fetal growth during early pregnancy in sheep. Theriogenology 2022, 190:22-31

Sethuraman V, Pu Y, Gingrich J, Jing J, Long R, Olomu IN, Veiga-Lopez A. Expression of cholesterol and sterol ABC transporters is altered during syncytialization of human cytotrophoblasts derived from term preeclamptic placentas. Pregnancy Hypertension 2022, 27:181-188.


Kassotis CD, Hoffman K, Völker J, Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A, Kim SM, Schlezinger JJ, Bovolin P, Cottone E, Saraceni A, Scandiffio R, Atlas E, Leingartner K, Krager S, Tischkau SA, Ermler S, Legler J, Chappell VA, Fenton SE, Mesmar F, Bondesson M, Fernández MF, Stapleton HM. Reproducibility of Adipogenic Responses to Metabolism Disrupting Chemicals in the 3T3-L1 Pre-adipocyte Model System: An Interlaboratory Study. Toxicology. 2021, 426:152900.

Chamorro-Garcia R, Veiga-Lopez A. The new kids on the block: emerging obesogens. 2021 In: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals. Elsevier Serial: Advances in Pharmacology. Editors: Judith Turgeon and Laura Vandenberg.

Ticiani E, Gingrich J, Pu Y, Vettathu M, Davis J, Martin D, Petroff MG, Veiga-Lopez A. Bisphenol S and epidermal growth factor receptor signaling in human placental cytotrophoblasts. Environmental Health Perspectives 2021, 129:27005 Featured in EHP as Science Selection (June 2021) BPS and Cell Fusion in the Human Placenta: A Separate Mechanism of Action?

Pu Y, Gingrich J, Veiga-Lopez A. A 3-dimensional microfluidic platform for modeling human extravillous trophoblast invasion and toxicological screening. Lab on a Chip 2021, 21:546-557

Gingrich J#, Filipovic D#, Pu Y, Conolly R, Bhattacharya S, Veiga-Lopez A. Pregnancy-specific physiologically-based toxicokinetic models for bisphenol A and bisphenol S. # co-first authors. Environment International 2021,147:106301

Gingrich J, Pu Y, Upham BL, Hulse M, Pearl S, Martin D, Avery A, Veiga-Lopez A. Bisphenol S enhances gap junction intercellular communication in ovarian theca cells. Chemosphere 2021, 263:128304

Gingrich J, Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A. A modified parachute assay for assessment of gap junction intercellular communication in placental trophoblast cells. Toxicol Mech Methods. 2021 ;31:393-399.


Gingrich J, Ticiani E, Veiga-Lopez A. Placenta disrupted: endocrine disrupting chemicals and pregnancy. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 2020, 29:607-625.

Veiga-Lopez A#, Sethuraman V, Navasiolava N, Makela B, Olomu I, Long R, van de Wetering K, Martin L, Aranyi T, Szeri F#. Plasma Inorganic Pyrophosphate Deficiency Links Multiparity to Cardiovascular Disease Risk. # co-corresponding authors. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 2021, 8:573727

Jing J, Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A, Lyu L. In vitro effects of emerging bisphenols on myocyte differentiation and insulin responsiveness. Toxicological Sciences 2020, 78:189-200

Jackson I, Puttabytappa M, Anderson M, Muralidharan M, Veiga-Lopez A, Limesand S, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: prenatal testosterone excess disrupts pancreatic islet developmental trajectory in female sheep. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 2020, 518:110950

Rosales-Nieto CA, Ehrhardt R, Mantey A, Makela B, Byrem, Veiga-Lopez A. Preconceptional diet manipulation and fetus number can influence placenta endocrine function in sheep. Domestic Anim Endocrinology 2020, 74:106577

Adomshick V, Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A. Automated lipid droplet quantification system for phenotypic analysis of adipocytes using CellProfiler. Toxicology Mechanisms & Methods 2020, 30:378-387.

Rosales Nieto CA, Mantey A, Makela B, Byrem T, Ehrhardt R, Veiga-Lopez A. Shearing during late pregnancy increases size at birth but does not alter placental endocrine responses in sheep. Animal 2020 14:799-806.


Jing J, Pu Y, Gingrich J, Veiga-Lopez A. Gestational exposure to bisphenol A and bisphenol S leads to fetal skeletal muscle hypertrophy independent of sex. Toxicological Sciences 2019, 172:292-302.

Pu Y, Pearl S, Gingrich J, Jing J, Martin D, Murga-Zamalloa C, Veiga-Lopez A. Multispecies study: low-dose tributyltin impairs ovarian theca cell cholesterol homeostasis through the RXR pathway in five mammalian species including humans. Archives of Toxicology 2019, 93:1655-1677.

Gingrich J, Pu Y, Ehrhardt R, Karthikraj R, Kannan K, Veiga-Lopez A. Toxicokinetics of bisphenol A, bisphenol S, and bisphenol F in a pregnancy sheep model. Chemosphere 2019, 220:185-194.

Mossa F, Latham K, Ireland JJ, Veiga-Lopez A. Undernutrition and hyperandrogenism during pregnancy: role in programming of cardiovascular disease and infertility. Molecular Reproduction Development 2019, 86:1255-1264.

Vyas A, Veiga-Lopez A, Ye W, Abi Salloum B, Abbott DH, Yang S, Kannan K, Padmanabhan V. Developmental Programming: Sex specific programming of growth upon prenatal bisphenol A exposure. Journal of Applied Toxicology 2019, 39:1516-1531.


Veiga-Lopez A, Pu Y, Gingrich J, Padmanabhan V. Obesogenic endocrine disrupting chemicals: identifying knowledge gaps. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism 2018, 29:607-625. Feature Review.

Gingrich J, Pu Y, Roberts J, Karthikraj R, Kannan K, Ehrhardt R, Veiga-Lopez A. Gestational bisphenol S impairs placental endocrine function and the fusogenic trophoblast signaling pathway. Archives of Toxicology 2018, 92:1861-1876.

Puttabyatappa M, Burns A, Martin JD, Mesquita M, Veiga-Lopez A, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: gestational exposure to excess testosterone alters expression of ovarian matrix metalloproteases and their target proteins Reproductive Sciences 2018, 25:882-892. Featured article: In the Spotlight


Pu Y, Gingrich J, Steibel JP, Veiga-Lopez A. Sex-specific modulation of fetal adipogenesis by gestational bisphenol A and bisphenol S exposure. Endocrinology 2017, 158:3844-3858

Pu Y, Veiga-Lopez A. PPARγ agonist through the terminal differentiation phase is essential for adipogenic differentiation of fetal ovine preadipocytes. Cell Mol Biol Lett 2017, 22:6

Roberts J, May K, Veiga-Lopez A. Time-dependent changes in pregnancy associated glycoproteins and progesterone in commercial crossbred sheep. Theriogenology 2017 89:271-279

MohanKumar, Rajendran TD, Garcia F, Vyas AK, Jeyaraj NA, Veiga-Lopez A, Olivier NB, Padmanabhan V, MohanKumar PS. Effects of prenatal bisphenol-A exposure and postnatal overfeeding on cardiovascular function in female sheep. J Dev Orig Health Dis 2017, 8:65-74


Veiga-Lopez A, Moeller J, Sreedharan R, Singer K, Lumeng C, Ye W, Pease A, Padmanabhan V.Developmental programming: interaction between prenatal BPA exposure and postnatal adiposity on metabolic variables in female sheep. Am J Physiol – Endocrinol Metab 2016, 310:E238-247

Cardoso RC, Veiga-Lopez A, Moeller J, Beckett E, Pease A, Keller E, Madrigal V, Chazenbalk G, Dumesic D, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: impact of gestational steroid and metabolic milieu on adiposity and insulin sensitivity in prenatal testosterone-treated sheep. Endocrinology 2016, 157:522-35

Puttabyatappa M, Cardoso RC, Herkimer C, Veiga-Lopez A, Ye W, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: postnatal estradiol modulation of neuroendocrine feedback, puberty, and periovulatory hormonal defects induced by prenatal exposure to steroid excess. Reproduction 2016, 152:139-50

Veiga-Lopez A, Moeller, Abbott DH, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: Disruption of preovulatory follicle development by prenatal testosterone excess is rescued by postnatal androgen antagonist treatment. J Ovarian Research 29;9:39


Veiga-Lopez A, Pennathur S, Kannan K, Patisaul H, Dolinoy DC, Zeng L, Padmanabhan V. Impact of gestational bisphenol A on oxidative stress and free fatty acids: human association and interspecies animal testing studies. Endocrinology 2015, 156:911-922 Press Release by The Endocrine Society. NIEHS extramural paper of the month – March 2015.

Abi Salloum B*, Veiga-Lopez A*, Abbott DH, Burant CF, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: gestational testosterone by its androgenic action disrupts maternal steroidal and metabolic environment. Endocrinology 2015, 156:2323-2337 *co-first author.

Padmanabhan V, Veiga-Lopez A, Abi Salloum B, Herkimer C, Moeller J. Developmental programming: prenatal and postnatal androgen antagonist and insulin sensitizer interventions prevent advancement of puberty and improve LH surge dynamics in prenatal testosterone-treated sheep. Endocrinology 2015, 156:2678-2992.

Ortega HH, Veiga-Lopez A, Sreedharan S, Velazquez MML, Salvetti NR, Padmanabhan V. Developmental programming: does prenatal steroid excess disrupt the ovarian VEGF system. Biol Reprod 2015, 93:58.

Veiga-Lopez A, Kannan K, Liao C, Ye W, Domino S, Padmanabhan V. Gender-specific effects on gestational length and birth weight by early pregnancy BPA exposure. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015, 100:E1394-E1403.

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