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Luke Potts

Luke Potts

Entry Year: 2006
Currently: G4
Email Address: LBPotts@medicine.tamhsc.edu
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Tyler, B.S., Chemistry
Laboratory: Lih Kuo, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Vascular Biology, Microcirculation, Ophthalmology

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Potts, L., E. Kuo, G. Lu, Y. Ren, E. Ngo, L. Kuo, and T. Hein. ROCKII Isoform and PKC Mediate Porcine Retinal Arteriolar Constriction to Endothelin-1. 2011 Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Potts, L., T. Hein, G. Lu, Y. Ren, E. Ngo, and L. Kuo. Selective Activation of ROCK2 Isoform Contributes to Vasomotor Regulation of Retinal Arterioles. FASEB J. 25:816.6, 2011.
  • Potts, L., W. Xu,, H. Liu, Y. Ren, L. Kuo, and T.Hein. Temporal Development of Retinal Arteriolar Endothelial Dysfunction in Early Stage of Diabetes in Porcine Model. 2010 Texas A&M Health Science Center Research Symposium. College Station, TX
  • Hein, T., L. Potts, Y. Ren, and L. Kuo. Retinal arteriolar endothelial dysfunction in early stage of diabetes in porcine model. FASEB J. 24:592.4, 2010.
  • Potts, L., H. Gray, and T. Shtoyko. The Design and Development of Novel Sensor Materials for Toxic Heavy Metal Detection and Sequestration. 229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. San Diego, CA. 2005.
  • Potts, L., H. Gray, and B. Taylor. Uranium Diffusion in Responsive Decontaminating Coatings. 231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Atlanta, GA. 2006.
  • Potts LB, Ren Y, Lu G, Kuo E, Ngo E, Kuo L, Hein TW. Constriction of retinal arterioles to endothelin-1: requisite role of rho kinase independent of protein kinase C and L-type calcium channels. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 May 17;53(6):2904-12.

 

Publications

  • Hein TW, Ren Y, Potts LB, Yuan Z, Kuo E, Rosa RH Jr, Kuo L. Acute retinal ischemia inhibits endothelium-dependent nitric oxide-mediated dilation of retinal arterioles via enhanced superoxide production. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Jan 3;53(1):30-6.
  • Potts LB, Ren Y, Lu G, Kuo E, Ngo E, Kuo L, Hein TW. Constriction of retinal arterioles to endothelin-1: requisite role of rho kinase independent of protein kinase C and L-type calcium channels. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 May 17;53(6):2904-12. 

Awards

  • 2011 National Eye Institute Travel Award
  • 2011 Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine Young Investigator Award
  • 2011 Microcirculatory Society Zweifach Student Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha