Mohamed A. Bayorh, Ph.D. 


Pharmacology & Toxicology

Location: Research Wing
Phone: 404-752-1714


Howard University  
Fellowship: Howard Trustee Fellowship

National Institutes of Health 
Fellowship: Nobel Prize laboratory

Howard University 
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology

Bowie State University
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biology

Research Interests

Central and peripheral factors involved in the development and maintenance of genetic and salt-induced hypertension.

Mechanisms associated with the regulation of cardiovascular and hemodynamic functions in association with the release of various neuromodulators and catecholamines. 

Molecular and genomic factors associated with salt-induced hypertension.

Influence of microgravity on cardiovascular and neuroendocrine responses, using a tail-suspended rat model (30o head down tilt) with "unloaded" hindlimbs.  


Eatman D, Peagler K, Watson J, Rollins-Hairston A, Bayorh MA. The involvement of prostaglandins in the contractile function of the aorta by aldosterone. BMC Res Notes. 2011 Apr 14;4:125. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-4-125. PMID: 21492462

Bayorh MA, Rollins-Hairston A, Adiyiah J, Lyn D, Eatman D. Eplerenone suppresses aldosterone/ salt-induced expression of NOX-4. J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst. 2011 Sep;12(3):195-201. doi: 10.1177/1470320310391330. Epub 2011 Feb 3. PMID: 21292834

Thierry-Palmer M, Tewolde TK, Emmett NL, Bayorh MA. High dietary salt does not significantly affect plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations of Sprague Dawley rats. BMC Res Notes. 2010 Dec 9;3:332. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-3-332. PMID: 21143930

Eatman D, Layas MF, Bayorh MA. Eplerenone Suppresses Salt-Induced Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression in the Kidney. Kidney Blood Press Res. 2010 Jun 23;33(3):167-173. PMID: 20571278

Bayorh MA, Layas MF, Mann G, Feuerstein GZ, Eatman D. The effect of diet on simvastatin and losartan enhancement of endothelial function. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2007 Jul;29(5):311-25. PMID: 17653966

Hunaiti AA, Al-Oqlah A, Shannag NM, Abukhalaf IK, Silvestrov NA, von Deutsch DA, Bayorh MA. Toward understanding the influence of soil metals and sulfate content on plant thiols. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2007 Mar 15;70(6):559-67. PMID: 17365609

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