Evan F. Williams, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Location: Research Wing 320
Phone: 404-752-1712
E-mail: ewilliams@msm.edu


University of Alberta in Edmonton  
Fellowship: Pharmacology

National Institutes of Health    
Fellowship: Fogarty International Fellowship Award

Howard University School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology

Research Interests

Receptor pharmacology and its relationship to cardiovascular function.

Properties, regulation, metabolism and molecular mechanisms of the adenosine nucleoside transporter in pathophysio-logical processes of the cardiovascular system.

Mechanisms of neuroprotection


Bayorh MA, Williams E, Thierry-Palmer M, Sanford G, Emmett N, Harris-Hooker S, Socci RR, Chu TC. Enhanced nitric oxide synthesis reverses salt-induced alterations in blood flow and cGMP levels. Clin Exp Hypertens. 1999 May;21(4):333-52. PMID: 10369379

Thierry-Palmer M, Tewolde TK, Wang M, Carlyle KS, Forté C, Bayorh MA, Emmett NL, Williams EF. Exogenous 25-hydroxycholecalciferol does not attenuate salt-induced hypertension. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 1998 Nov;67(3):193-9. PMID: 9879978

Bayorh MA, Ogbolu EC, Williams E, Thierry-Palmer M, Sanford G, Emmett N, Harris-Hooker S, Socci RR, Chu TC, Chenault VM. Possible mechanisms of salt-induced hypertension in Dahl salt-sensitive rats. Physiol Behav. 1998 Dec 1;65(3):563-8. PMID: 9877424

Thierry-Palmer M, Carlyle KS, Williams MD, Tewolde T, Caines-McKenzie S, Bayorh MA, Emmett NL, Harris-Hooker SA, Sanford GL, Williams EF. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations are inversely associated with blood pressure of Dahl salt-sensitive rats. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 1998 Aug;66(4):255-61. PMID: 9744523

Williams EF. Plasticity of cardiovascular nucleoside transporters following chronic dipyridamole treatment. SAAS Bull Biochem Biotechnol. 1997;10:19-24. PMID: 9274058

Williams EF, Chu TC, Socci RR, Brown LG, Walker CE, Manor EL. Comparison of nucleoside transport binding sites in rabbit iris-ciliary body and cultured rabbit nonpigmented ciliary epithelial cells. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 1996 Winter;12(4):461-9. PMID: 8951682

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