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CURRICULUM VITAE

Amanda Adams, Ph.D.
amanda.adams@uky.edu
(859) 218-1097

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Veterinary Science
M.H. Gluck Equine Research Center
College of Agriculture, Food & Environment
University of Kentucky

Full CV

Education

2008; University of Kentucky, Department of Veterinary Science, Ph.D. emphasis Equine Immunology.

2003; Stephens College, Columbia, MO; B.S. inĀ Biology

Employment

October 2011-present - Research Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

August 2008-September 2011 - Post-doctoral Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

January 2004-August 2008 - Ph.D. Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

May 2003-December 2003 - Laboratory Technician, Companion Animal Research & Development, Intervet, Inc., DeSoto, Kansas.

August 2001-May 2003 - Laboratory Technician, Dr Harold Laughlin, Veterinary Biomedicals, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

August 2001-May 2003 - Teaching Assistant, Natural Sciences, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri.

Professional organizations

American Association of Immunologists

American Association of Veterinary Immunologists

American Quarter Horse Association

Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease

Gamma Sigma Delta

Fellowship and Awards

2008-2011 Paul Mellon Post-Doctoral Scholarship

2007 1st Place Oral Presentation Award, American Association of Veterinary Immunologist

2006-2007 Geoffrey C. Hughes Fellowship

2007 University of Kentucky Travel Grant Award to attend the 8th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Ouro Preto, Brazil

2006 University of Kentucky Travel Grant Award to attend the 87th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois

2006 Fayette County Math & Science & Technology Mentor Award

2005 University of Kentucky Travel Grant Award to attend the 86th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, St. Louis, Missouri

2003 Cum Laude Honors, Stephens College

1999-2003 Stephens College Presidential Scholarship Award

1999-2003 Stephens College Leadership Scholarship Award

2002 Alumnae Honor Scholarship Award, Stephens College

2002 Mortar Board Scholarship Award, Stephens College

2001 Trustee Scholarship Award, Stephens College

Refereed Publications

Adams, A.A., Lean, M.S., Reedy, S.E. Chambers, T.M. and D.W. Horohov. Comparison of immune responses in aged horses given commercially available live or inactivated equine influenza (EI) vaccines. Submitted to Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology.

Adams, AA, Lingshuang, S, Betancourt, A and Horohov, DW. Immunomodulatory effects of parapoxvirus ovis on in vitro and in vivo immune responses of foals during weaning. Submitted to Equine Veterinary Journal.

Adams, AA, Simpson, A., Betancourt, A and Horohov, DW. The effect of age on telomerase activity and reactive oxygen species (ROS) production in plasma and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of horses. Submitted to Mechanisms of Ageing and Development.

Adams, AA, A. Betancourt, M. Brummer, L. Sun, P. Lawless and D.W. Horohov. In Vitro and In Vivo Immunomodulatory Effects of Resveratrol on Immune Function in Aged Horses. Submitted to Mechanisms of Ageing and Development.

Liu C, Betancourt A, Cohen DA, Adams AA, Sun L, Horohov DW. Granzyme B- mRNA expression by equine lymphokine activated killer (LAK) cells is associated with the induction of apoptosis in target cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Sep 15;143(1-2):108-15.

Sun L, Adams AA, Page AE, Betancourt A, Horohov DW. The effect of environment on interferon-gamma production in neonatal foals. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Sep 15;143(1-2):170-5..

Page AE, Loynachan AT, Bryant U, Stills HF Jr, Adams AA, Gebhart CJ, Pusterla N, Horohov DW. Characterization of the interferon gamma response to Lawsonia intracellularis using an equine proliferative enteropathy challenge (EPE) model. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Sep 15;143(1-2):55-65.

Horohov, DW, Adams, AA, Chambers, TM. Immunosenescence of the equine immune system. Journal of Comparative Pathology. 2010 Jan;142 Suppl 1:S78-84. [Epub 2009 Nov 7].

Lehnhard, R.A., A.A. Adams, A. Betancourt, D.W. Horohov, N.R. Liburt, J.M. Streltsova, W.C. Franke, K.H. McKeever. Phenylbutazone blocks the cytokine response following a high intensity incremental exercise challenge in horses. Equine Vet J. 2010 Nov;42 Suppl 38:280-8.

Liburt, N, Adams AA, Betancourt, A, Horohov, DW and McKeever, K. Exercised-Induced increases in inflammatory cytokines in muscle and blood of horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. Recently accepted for publication, 2010 April.

Adams, AA, Sturgill, T, Chambers, T, Horohov, DW, Siger, L, and Minke, JM. Comparison of humoral and cell-mediated immune responses of young and old horses following influenza recombinant canarypox virus vaccination and challenge Adams AA, Sturgill TL, Breathnach CC, Chambers TM, Siger L, Minke JM, Horohov DW. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Feb 15;139(2-4):128-40.

Adams, AA, Katepalli, M, Kohler, K, Reedy, S, Stilz, JP, Vick, MM, Fitzgerald, BP and Horohov, DW. Effect of body condition, body weight and adiposity on inflammatory cytokine responses in old horses. Manuscript accepted October 31, 2008 [Epub ahead of print] to Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology.

Adams AA, Breathnach CC, Katepalli M, Kohler K, Horohov DW. Advanced age in horses affects divisional history of T cells and inflammatory cytokine production. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 2008 Nov; 129 (11): 656-64. [Epub Sept 2008].

Katepalli M, Adams AA, Lear TL, Horohov DW. The effect of age and telomere length on immune function in the horse. Developmental and comparative immunology. 2008; 32 (12): 1409-15. [Epub 2008 July 9].

Vick MM, Adams AA, Murphy BA, Sessions DR, Horohov DW, Cook RF, Shelton BJ, Fitzgerald, BP. Relationships among inflammatory cytokines, obesity, and insulin sensitivity in the horse. Journal of Animal Science. 2007 May; 85 (5): 1144-55.

Breathnach CC, Sturgill-Wright T, Stiltner JL, Adams AA, Lunn DP, Horohov DW. Foals are interferon gamma-deficient at birth. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2006 August 15; 112 (3-4): 199-209.

Abstracts and Presentations

A.A. Adams, A. Simpson & D.W. Horohov. The effect of age on telomerase activity and reactive oxygen species (ROS) production in plasma and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of horses. 92nd Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2011.

The effect of flunixin meglumine on the equine immune response to vaccination. W.M. Zoll*, A. E. Page, J.T.N.Dunham, A. Betancourt, S. Reedy, T.M. Chambers, A.A. Adams, & D.W. Horohov. 92nd Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2011.

Comparison of the ability of two different adjuvants to stimulate antigen presenting cells function in vivo. Chong Liu*, Jordon Dunham, A.A. Adams, & David W. Horohov. 92nd Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2011.

Wagner, A.L. Ennis, R.B., Adams, A.A., Horohov, D.W. and Urschel, K.L.. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) administration to mature and old horses influences the activation of translation initiation factors. Abstract, Experimental Biology Conference, Washington, DC, 2011.

Adams, A.A., Lean, M.S., Reedy, S.E. Chambers, T.M. and D.W. Horohov. Comparison of immune responses in aged horses given commercially available live or inactivated equine influenza (EI) vaccines. Oral Presentation, the 91st Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2010.

Adams, A.A., Lean, M.S., Reedy, S.E. Chambers, T.M. and D.W. Horohov. Comparison of immune responses in aged horses given commercially available live or inactivated equine influenza (EI) vaccines. Poster Presentation, 1st International Workshop on the Geriatric Horse-Havemeyer Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010.

Adams, AA, Betancourt, A, Brummer, M, Sun, L, Lawless, P and Horohov, DW. In Vitro and In Vivo Immunomodulatory Effects of Resveratrol on Immune Function in Aged Horses. Poster presentation. 1st International Workshop on the Geriatric Horse-Havemeyer Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010.

Adams, AA, Sturgill, TL, Breathnach, CC, Chambers, TM, Horohov, DW, Siger, L and Minke, JM. Comparison of humoral and cell-mediated immune responses of young and old horses following influenza recombinant canarypox virus vaccination and challenge. Oral presentation, 89th International Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostic Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, 2009

A.A. Adams and D.W. Horohov. Effect of weaning on interferon-gamma (IFN-g) production in the foal. Poster presentation during the 90th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2009.

Adams, AA, Betancourt, A, Brummer, M, Sun, L, Lawless, P and Horohov, DW. In Vitro and In Vivo Immunomodulatory Effects of Resveratrol on Immune Function in Aged Horses. Poster presentation during the 90th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2009.

Sun, L, Adams, AA, Oberst, EJ, Ramos, DM and Horohov, DW. The effect of environment on interferon-gamma (IFN-g)) production in neonatal foals. Abstract: 90th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2009.

Liu, C, Cohen, DA, Adams, AA and Horohov, DW. Establishment of a two-color flow cytometry assay for determination of lymphokine activated killer (LAK) activity in horses. Abstract: 90th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2009.

Montgomery, JB, Wichtel, JJ, Wichtel, MG, McNiven, MA, McClure, JT, Markham, F, Adams, AA and Horohov, DW. The effect of selenium source on measures of selenium status of mares and selenium status and immune function of their foals. Abstract: 90th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2009.

Adams, AA, Guiterrez, CV, Brown, SE, & Horohov, DW. Evaluation of virus-specific cell-mediated immune responses of foals and yearlings to a modified live Flavivirus/West Nile virus (WN-FV) chimeric vaccination. Poster presentation during the 89th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2008.

Adams, AA, Katepalli, M, Kohler, K, Reedy, S, Stilz, JP, Vick, MM, Fitzgerald, BP and Horohov, DW. Effect of body condition score, body weight and adiposity on inflammatory responses in old horses. Oral presentation during 2nd International Workshop on the Chronically Infertile Mare, Havemeyer Foundation, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 2008.

Adams, AA, Breathnach, CC, Sturgill, T, Chambers, T and Horohov, DW. Characterization of the immunological and physiological response of aged horses to equine influenza infection. Oral presentation during the 88th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2007. Won 1st Place Award for this Oral presentation, AAVI.

Adams, AA, Katepalli, M, Kohler, K, Reedy, S, Stilz, JP, Vick, MM, Fitzgerald, BP and Horohov, DW. The contribution of body condition score and percent body fat to the inflammatory response in aged horses. Oral presentation during 8th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Ouro Preto, Brazil, 2007.

Adams, AA, Breathnach, CC, Sturgill, T, Chambers, T and Horohov, DW. Characterization of the immunological and physiological response of aged horses to equine influenza infection. Poster presentation during the 8th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Ouro Preto, Brazil, 2007.

Adams, AA, Katepalli, M, Kohler, K, Reedy, S, Stilz, JP, Vick, MM, Fitzgerald, BP and Horohov, DW. The relationship of body condition score and body fat to the inflammatory response in aged horses. Oral presentation during the 87th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois, 2006.

Adams, AA, and Horohov, DW. Potential mechanisms for Immunosenescence and inflammaging in the aged horse. Oral presentation during the 86th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005.

Adams, AA, Fermaglish D, and Horohov, DW. Further Characterization of the Immunological Response of Aged Horses to In Vitro and In Vivo Stimulation. Poster presentation during the 7th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Quebec City, Canada, 2004.

 

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