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Integrative Physiology & Pharmacology Ph.D. Program at Wake Forest University


Wake Forest University Graduate School » Integrative Physiology & Pharmacology Ph.D. Program

Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.

Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.
Languages Serbo-Croatian Education & Training MD Univesity Belgrade Faculty of Medicine-Yugoslavia 1985 MSc Univesity Belgrade Faculty of Medicine-Yugoslavia 1991 PhD Univesity Belgrade Faculty of Medicine-Yugoslavia 1997 Fellowship Nutrition and Epidemiology Univesity Belgrade Faculty of Medicine-Yugoslavia 1991 Cardiovascular Physiology Univesity Belgrade Faculty of Medicine-Yugoslavia 1997 Cardiovascular Physiology Univesity Belgrade Faculty of Medicine-Yugoslavia 2000 Memberships American Physiological Society Aha - High Blood Pressure Res. Council

 

Ahmad S, Varagic J, Westwood BM, Chappell MC, Ferrario CM. Uptake and metabolism of the novel peptide angiotensin-(1-12) by neonatal cardiac myocytes. PLoS ONE. 2011; 6(1):e15759. Varagic J, Ahmad S, Habibi J, Sowers JR, Ferrario CM. Differential regulation of NOS in kidney and heart of SHR fed high salt diet [abstract]. FASEB J. 2011; 25(Meeting Abstracts):643.7. Varagic J, Ahmad S, Moniwa N, Brosnihan KB, Ferrario CM. Olmesartan reduces angiotensin II without affecting ACE activity in kidneys of mRen2.Lewis rats [abstract]. FASEB J. 2011; 25(Meeting Abstracts):1b358. Trask AJ, Groban L, Westwood BM, Varagic J, Ganten D, Gallagher PE, Chappell MC, Ferrario CM. Inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 exacerbates cardiac hypertrophy and fibrosis in Ren-2 hypertensive rats. Am J Hypertens. 2010; 23(6):687-693. Ferrario CM, Varagic J. The ANG-(1-7)/ACE2/mas axis in the regulation of nephron function. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2010; 298(6):F1297-305. Ahmad S, Varagic J, Westwood B, Chappell MC, Strawn WB, Simmons T, Ferrario CM. Chymase-dependent generation of angiotensin II from angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010; 24(1 Meeting Abstracts):605.4. Varagic J, Ahmad S, Brosnihan KB, Groban L, Chappell MC, Tallant EA, Gallagher PE, Ferrario CM. Decreased cardiac Ang-(1-7) is associated with salt-induced cardiac remodeling and dysfunction. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2010; 4(1):17-25. Santiago NM, Yamaleyeva LM, Campagnole-Santos MJ, Chappell M, Varagic J. Cardiac remodeling is associated with altered cardiac AT(1) receptor/eNOS pathway in ovariectomized mRen2 Lewis diabetic rats [abstract]. Hypertension. 2010; 56(5):e81. Varagic J, Ahmad S, Brosnihan KB, Habibi J, Sowers JR, Ferrario CM. The effects of nebivolol on salt-induced renal injury [abstract]. Hypertension. 2010; 56(5):e155. Ferrario CM, Ahmad S, Joyner J, Varagic J. Advances in the renin angiotensin system focus on angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 and angiotensin-(1-7). Adv Pharmacol. 2010; 59():197-233. Varagic J, Ahmad S, Brosnihan KB, Habibi J, Tilmon RD, Sowers JR, Ferrario CM. Salt-induced renal injury in spontaneously hypertensive rats: effects of nebivolol. Am J Nephrol. 2010; 32(6):557-566. Susic D, Varagic J, Frohlich ED. Cardiovascular effects of inhibition of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system components in hypertensive rats given salt excess. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010; 298(4):H1177-81. Varagic J, Ahmad S, Brosnihan KB, Ferrario CM. Spironolactone and angiotensin-(1-7) in salt-induced cardiac injury [abstract]. Hypertension. 2009; 54(4):e26. Ferrario CM, Varagic J, Habibi J, Nagata S, Kato J, Chappell MC, Trask AJ, Kitamura K, Whaley-Connell A, Sowers JR. Differential regulation of angiotensin-(1-12) in plasma and cardiac tissue in response to bilateral nephrectomy. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009; 296(4):H1184-1192. Ahmad S, Varagic J, Westwood B, Chappell MC, Ferrario CM. Uptake of novel peptide angiotensin-(1-12) by cardiac myocytes [abstract]. Hypertension. 2009; 54(4):e111. Ferrario CM, Varagic J, Chappell MC, Trask AJ, Nagata S, Kato J. Bilateral nephrectomy augments the cardiac content of angiotensin-(1-12) and angiotensin I in Wistar Kyoto rats [abstract]. Hypertension. 2008; 52(4):e126. Varagic J, Frohlich ED, Susic D, Ahn J, Matavelli L, Lopez B, Diez J. AT1 receptor antagonism attenuates target organ effects of salt excess in SHRs without affecting pressure. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008; 294(2):H853-858. Diz DI, Varagic J, Groban L. Aging and the brain renin-angiotensin system: relevance to age-related decline in cardiac function. Future Cardiol. 2008; 4(3):237-245. Trask AJ, Groban L, Varagic J, Ferrario CM. Inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 aggravates cardiac hypertrophy in Ren-2 hypertensive rats [abstract]. Hypertension. 2008; 52(4):e126. Varagic J, Trask AJ, Jessup JA, Chappell MC, Ferrario CM. New angiotensins. J Mol Med. 2008; 86(6):663-671. Varagic J, Brosnihan KB, Groban L, Gallagher PE, Ferrario CM. Decreased expression of cardiac ACE2 is associated with salt-induced cardiac remodeling and dysfunction [abstract]. Hypertension. 2007; 50(4):e150. Matavelli LC, Zhou X, Varagic J, Susic D, Frohlich ED. Salt loading produces severe renal hemodynamic dysfunction independent of arterial pressure in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007; 292(2):H814-H819. Susic D, Varagic J, Ahn J, Matavelli L, Frohlich ED. Long-term mineralocorticoid receptor blockade reduces fibrosis and improves cardiac performance and coronary hemodynamics in elderly SHR. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007; 292(1):H175-H179.