Dr. Krishna Kumar Veeravalli
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Dr. Krishna Kumar Veeravalli

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois, USA


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Andhra University, India

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Cancer
62%
Spinal Cord Injury
90%
Stem Cells
75%
Toxicology
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
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Chapters
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Articles
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Abstracts
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Selected Publications

  1. Dasari, V.R., K.K. Veeravalli and D.H. Dinh, 2014. Mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of spinal cord injuries: A review. World J. Stem Cells, 6: 120-133.
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  2. Chelluboina, B., J.D. Klopfenstein, M. Gujrati, J.S. Rao and K.K. Veeravalli, 2014. Temporal regulation of apoptotic and anti-apoptotic molecules after middle cerebral artery occlusion followed by reperfusion. Mol. Neurobiol., 49: 50-65.
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  3. Chelluboina, B., J.D. Klopfenstein, D.M. Pinson, D.Z. Wang and K.K. Veeravalli, 2014. Stem cell treatment after cerebral ischemia regulates the gene expression of apoptotic molecules. Neurochem. Res., 39: 1511-1521.
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  4. Zhuang, T., B. Chelluboina, S. Ponnala, K.K. Velpula and A.A. Rehman et al., 2013. Involvement of nitric oxide synthase in matrix metalloproteinase-9- and/or urokinase plasminogen activator receptor-mediated glioma cell migration. BMC Cancer, Vol. 13. 10.1186/1471-2407-13-590.
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  5. Velpula, K.K., A.A. Rehman, B. Chelluboina, V.R. Dasari, C.S. Gondi, J.S. Rao and K.K. Veeravalli, 2012. Glioma stem cell invasion through regulation of the interconnected ERK, integrin α6 and N-cadherin signaling pathway. Cell. Signal., 24: 2076-2084.
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  6. Veeravalli, K.K., V.R. Dasari and J.S. Rao, 2012. Regulation of proteases after spinal cord injury. J. Neurotrauma, 29: 2251-2262.
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  7. Veeravalli, K.K., S. Ponnala, C. Chetty, A.J. Tsung, M. Gujrati and J.S. Rao, 2012. Integrin α9β1-mediated cell migration in glioblastoma via SSAT and Kir4.2 potassium channel pathway. Cell. Signal., 24: 272-281.
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  8. Veeravalli, K.K. and J.S. Rao, 2012. MMP-9 and uPAR regulated glioma cell migration. Cell Adhesion Migration, 6: 509-512.
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  9. Veeravalli, K.K., V.R. Dasari, D. Fassett, D.H. Dinh and J.S. Rao, 2011. Human umbilical cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cells upregulate myelin basic protein in shiverer mice. Stem Cells Dev., 20: 881-891.
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  10. Ponnala, S., K.K. Veeravalli, C. Chetty, D.H. Dinh and J.S. Rao, 2011. Regulation of DNA repair mechanism in human glioma xenograft cells both in vitro and in vivo in nude mice. Plos One, Vol. 6. .
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  11. Ponnala, S., C. Chetty, K.K. Veeravalli, D.H. Dinh, J.D. Klopfenstein and J.S. Rao, 2011. Metabolic remodeling precedes mitochondrial outer membrane permeabilization in human glioma xenograft cells. Int. J. Oncol., 40: 509-518.
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  12. Ponnala, S., C. Chetty, K.K. Veeravalli, D.H. Dinh, J.D. Klopfenstein and J.S. Rao, 2011. MMP-9 silencing regulates hTERT expression via β1 integrin-mediated FAK signaling and induces senescence in glioma xenograft cells. Cell. Signal., 23: 2065-2075.
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  13. Kotipatruni, R.R., V.R. Dasari, K.K. Veeravalli, D.H. Dinh, D. Fassett, and J.S. Rao, 2011. P53- and Bax-mediated apoptosis in injured rat spinal cord. Neurochem. Res., 36: 2063-2074.
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  14. Veeravalli, K.K., C. Chetty, S. Ponnala, C.S. Gondi and S.S. Lakka et al., 2010. MMP-9, uPAR and cathepsin B silencing downregulate integrins in human glioma xenograft cells in vitro and in vivo in nude mice. PLoS One, Vol. 5. 10.1371/journal.pone.0011583.
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  15. Gondi, C.S., K.K. Veeravalli, B. Gorantla, D.H. Dinh and D. Fassett et al., 2010. Human umbilical cord blood stem cells show PDGF-D dependent glioma cell tropism in vitro and in vivo. Neuro-Oncology, 12: 453-465.
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  16. Chetty, C., S.S. Lakka, P. Bhoopathi, K.K. Veeravalli and D. Fassett et al., 2010. Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor and/or Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 inhibition induces apoptosis signaling through lipid rafts in Glioblastoma xenograft cells. Mol. Cancer Ther., 9: 2605-2617.
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  17. Veeravalli, K.K., V.R. Dasari, A.J. Tsung, D.H. Dinh, M. Gujrati, D. Fassett and J.S. Rao, 2009. Stem cells downregulate the elevated levels of tissue plasminogen activator in rats after spinal cord injury. Neurochem. Res., 34: 1183-1194.
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  18. Veeravalli, K.K., V.R. Dasari, A.J. Tsung, D.H. Dinh, M. Gujrati, D. Fassett and J.S. Rao, 2009. Human umbilical cord blood stem cells upregulate matrix metalloproteinase-2 in rats after spinal cord injury. Neurobiol. Dis., 36: 200-212.
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  19. Dasari, V.R., K.K. Veeravalli, A.J. Tsung, C.S. Gondi, M. Gujrati, D.H. Dinh and J.S. Rao, 2009. Neuronal apoptosis is inhibited by cord blood stem cells after spinal cord injury. J. Neurotrauma, 26: 2057-2069.
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  20. Dasari, V.R., K.K. Veeravalli, K.L. Saving, M. Gujrati and D. Fassett et al., 2008. Neuroprotection by cord blood stem cells against glutamate-induced apoptosis is mediated by Akt pathway. Neurobiol. Dis., 32: 486-498.
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  21. Rao, P.R., K.K. Veeravalli, R.K. Viswanath and G.V. Subbaraju, 2005. Cardioprotective activity of alcoholic extract of Tinospora cordifolia in ischemia-reperfusion induced myocardial infarction in rats. Biol. Pharmaceut. Bull., 28: 2319-2322.
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  22. Krishna, K.M., G.S. Gopal, C.R. Chalam, K. Madan, K.K. Veeravalli, G.J. Prakash and A. Annapurna, 2005. The influence of sulindac on diabetic cardiomyopathy: A non-invasive evaluation by Doppler echocardiography in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Vascul Pharmacol., 43: 91-100.
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  23. Krishna, K.M., A. Annapurna, G.S. Gopal, C.R. Chalam, K. Madan, K.K. Veeravalli and G.J. Prakash, 2005. Partial reversal by rutin and quercetin of impaired cardiac function in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol., 83: 343-355.
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  24. Annapurna, A., K.M. Krishna, K.K. Veeravalli and G.J. Prakash, 2005. Mechanisms, pathology and therapeutic interventions of restenosis. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 67: 11-18.
  25. Veeravalli, K.K., A. Annapurna and K.M. Krishna, 2004. Myocardial infarction: A review. Antiseptic, 101: 182-187.
  26. Veeravalli, K.K. and A. Akula, 2004. Involvement of nitric oxide and prostaglandin pathways in the cardioprotective actions of bradykinin in rats with experimental myocardial infarction. Pharmacol. Res., 49: 23-29.
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  27. Pragada, R.R., K.K. Veeravalli, K.P.R. Chowdary and K.V. Routhu, 2004. Cardioprotective activity of Hydrocotyle asiatica L. in ischemia-reperfusion induced myocardial infarction in rats. J. Ethnopharmacol., 93: 105-108.
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  28. Annapurna, A., V.R. Krishna, K.M. Krishna and K.K. Veeravalli, 2004. Prasad KB. Studies on the nootropic activity of ramipril and losartan on scopolamine-induced amnesia in rats. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 66: 31-35.
  29. Annapurna, A, K.M. Krishna, K.K. Veeravalli, G.J. Prakash and V. Satyanarayana, 2004. Microdialysis: An overview. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 66: 382-391.
  30. Veeravalli, K.K., A. Akula, K.V. Routhu and M.K. Kota, 2003. Infarct size limiting effect of apstatin alone and in combination with enalapril, lisinopril and ramipril in rats with experimental myocardial infarction. Pharmacol. Res., 48: 557-563.
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  31. Veeravalli, K.K., A. Akula and M.K. Kota, 2003. Nitric oxide and prostaglandin mediated cardioprotection by bradykinin in myocardial ischemia and reperfusion injury. Polish J. Pharmacol., 55: 1021-1029.
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  32. Akula, A., K.K. Veeravalli, K.V. Routhum and M.K. Kota, 2003. Studies on the involvement of bradykinin using enalapril and 2-mercaptoethanol in ischemia-reperfusion induced myocardial infarction in albino rats. Pharmazie, 58: 906-909.
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  33. Annapurna, A., K.K. Veeravalli, P.M.M. Rao, K.S. Rao and J. Rajasekhar, 2002. Multiple sclerosis: The disease and its treatment. Indian J. Pharmacol., 34: 3-15.
  34. Annapurna, A., K.K. Veeravalli and G. Sreenivas, 2002. Possible role of nitric oxide in the cardioprotective actions of enalapril and lisinopril in rats. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 64: 151-154.
  35. Annapurna, A. and K.K. Veeravalli, 2002. Influence of nimesulide and aspirin on the cardioprotective effect offered by the combined treatment of ramipril and 2-mercaptoethanol in rats. Indian J. Pharmacol., 34: 48-51.
  36. Akula, A., K.K. Veeravalli, S. Potharaju and M.K. Kota, 2002. Studies on the signal cascade mechanism mediating the cardioprotective actions of bradykinin. Pharmazie, 57: 332-336.
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  37. Annapurna, A., M.R. Babu, Y.S.C.K. Reddy and K.K. Veeravalli, 2001. Cardioprotective effects of acutely administered ramipril and losartan on myocardial infarct size in cholesterol-fed and salt-fed rats. Indian J. Pharmacol., 33: 437-441.
  38. Annapurna, A., K.V. Kumar, K.K. Veeravalli, G. Rambabu and S. Nammi, 2001. Ceramide: A novel second messenger. Proc. Indian Nat. Sci. Acad., 67: 97-106.
  39. Annapurna, A., K.K. Veeravalli, J. Rajasekhar and A.U. Srinivas, 2001. Ebrotidine: A novel H2-receptor antagonist. Indian Drugs, 38: 114-121.
  40. Annapurna, A. and K.K. Veeravalli, 2001. Effect of inhibition of angiotensin converting enzyme by ramipril and aminopeptidase P by 2-mercaptoethanol in rats with experimental myocardial infarction. Indian J. Pharmacol., 33: 72-76.
  41. Annapurna, A. and K.K. Veeravalli, 2001. Diabetic nephropathy. Indian J. Pharm. Sci., 63: 273-278.