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mohammad abdelkarim alqudah
Department of physiology and Biochemistry - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Physiology from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013
  • Bsc. of Dentistry from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2005

    Publications
  • Mohammad Al-Qudah, Charles D Anderson, Sunila Mahavadi, Zachary L Bradley, Hamid I Akbarali, Karnam S Murthy, John R Grider, "Brain-derived neurotrophic factor enhances cholinergic contraction of longitudinal muscle of rabbit intestine via activation of phospholipase C," American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol. 306, no. 4, pp. 328-337, 2015
  • M Al?Qudah, R Alkahtani, HI Akbarali, KS Murthy, JR Grider, "Stimulation of synthesis and release of brain-derived neurotropic factor from intestinal smooth muscle cells by substance P and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide," Neurogastroenterology & Motility, vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 1162-1117,
  • Charles D Anderson, Jr, Derek M Kendig, Mohammad Al-Qudah, Sunila Mahavadi, Karnam S Murthy, John R Grider, "Role of various kinases in muscarinic M3 receptor-mediated contraction of longitudinal muscle of rat colon," Journal of Smooth Muscle Research, vol. 50, no. 0, pp. 103-119, 2014
  • Mohammad Al-Qudah, Doaa Abu Shammala, Ahmed Al-Dwairi, Othman Al-Shboul   , "DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF NEUROTROPHINS IN (DSS)-INDUCED COLITIS IN SMOOTH MUSCLE OF RAT COLON," Jurnal Teknologi, vol. 78, no. 5, pp. 27-31, 2016
  • Mohammad A. Al-Qudah, BDS, PhD and Ahmed Al-Dwairi, "Mechanisms and regulation of neurotrophin synthesis and secretion," Neurosciences, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 306-313, 2016
  • Mukhallad A. Mohammad, "Ca2+ sensitivity of skinned ventricular cardiac muscle and expression of cardiac myosin heavy chain isoforms in hibernating versus active frogs," Comparative clinical pathology, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 799-804, 2017
  • Mohammad Al-Qudah, Doaa Abu Shammala, Ahmed Al-Dwairi, Othman Al-Shboul, Ayman G. Mustafa, "Dextran sodium sulphate (DSS)-induced colitis alters the expression of neurotrophins in smooth muscle cells of rat colon," Physiological Research, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 0-0, 2017
  • Mohammad Al Qudah1 & Naser Alrabadi 2 & Mahmoud Alfaqih1 & Mukhallad Mohammad1 & Ahmed Al-Dwairi1   , "The effect of the anabolic steroid sustanon on the expression levels of neurotrophins in adult chicken gastrointestinal tract," Comparative clinical pathology, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 1-8, 2017
  • "Androgen effect on body weight and behaviour of male and female rats: novel insight on the clinical value", Andrologia
  • "Association of Adiponectin and rs1501299 of the ADIPOQ Gene with Prediabetes in Jordan", Biomolecules
  • "Ca2+ sensitivity of skinned ventricular cardiac muscle and expression of cardiac myosin heavy chain isoforms in hibernating versus active frogs", Comparative Clinical Pathology
  • "Changes in Gastric Smooth Muscle Cell Contraction during Pregnancy: Effect of Estrogen", Journal of Pregnancy
  • "Correlation between vitamin D and serum brain derived neurotropic factor levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients", biomedical reports
  • "DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF NEUROTROPHINS IN (DSS)-INDUCED COLITIS IN SMOOTH MUSCLE OF RAT COLON", Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering)
  • "Developmental changes in contraction of gastric smooth muscle cells in rats correlate with their differences in RhoA/ROCK pathway", Journal of Biomedical Research
  • "Dextran Sodium Sulphate (DSS)-Induced Colitis Alters the Expression of Neurotrophins in Smooth Muscle Cells of Rat Colon", physiological research
  • "Effect of cytokine treatment on the expression and secretion of brain derived neurotrophic factor in the smooth muscle of the rat colon", Biomedical reports
  • "Effect of progesterone on nitric oxide/cyclic guanosine monophosphate signaling and contraction in gastric smooth muscle cells", Biomedical Reports
  • "Estrogen relaxes gastric muscle cells via a nitric oxide? and cyclic guanosine monophosphate?dependent mechanism: A sex?associated differential effect", Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
  • "Gender differences in the regulation of MLC20 phosphorylation and smooth muscle contraction in rat stomach", Biomedical Reports
  • "Glucagon-like peptide-1 exerts anti-inflammatory effects on mouse colon smooth muscle cells through the cyclic adenosine monophosphate/nuclear factor-?B pathway in vitro", Journal of Inflammation Research
  • "Implications of enigmatic transglutaminase 2 (TG2) in cardiac diseases and therapeutic developments", Biochemical Pharmacology
  • "Insomnia among Medical and Paramedical Students in Jordan: Impact on Academic Performance", BioMed Research International
  • "Mechanisms and regulation of neurotrophin synthesis and secretion", Neurosciences
  • "Metformin exerts anti-inflammatory effects on mouse colon smooth muscle cells in vitro", Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
  • "Modification of ischemia/reperfusion induced infarct size by ischemic preconditioning in hypertrophied hearts", Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • "Phenelzine reduces the oxidative damage induced by peroxynitrite in plasma lipids and proteins", Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry The Journal of Metabolic Diseases
  • "Progesterone Inhibitory Role on Gastrointestinal Motility", physiological research
  • "Stimulation of synthesis and release of brain-derived neurotropic factor from intestinal smooth muscle cells by substance P and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide", Neurogastroenterology & Motility
  • "Targeting the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System in Fibrosis", Matrix biology
  • "The effect of the anabolic steroid sustanon on the expression levels of neurotrophins in adult chicken gastrointestinal tract", Comparative Clinical Pathology
  • Acting Head of Department, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
  • Faculty Member, Department of physiology and Biochemistry, Jul 2013 - Present
  • ADVANCED GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
  • ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY
  • ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHYSIOLOGY
  • COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
  • GASTRO-INTESTINAL SYSTEM
  • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
  • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY (LAB)
  • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY FOR STUDENTS OF DENTISTRY
  • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY LAB FOR STUDENTS OF DENTISTRY
  • INRTODUCTION TO MEDICINE & DENTISTRY
  • PHYSIOANATOMY
  • PHYSIOANATOMY LAB
    Technical Paper Reviews
  • Activation of long-chain free fatty acid receptor FFAR1 (GPR40) and FFAR4 (GPR120) causes release of brain-derived neurotropic factor from enteric glial cells (905.2) FASEB J April 2014 28:905.2, Conference, U.S.A
  • Substance P-induced increase in Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) expression and secretion by intestinal smooth muscle is mediated by a rise in intracellular Ca2+, Conference, U.S.A
  • Brain-derived neurotrophic factor augments the contraction of intestinal longitudinal muscle strips induced by Carbachol FASEB J April 2013 27:1157.4, Conference, U.S.A
  • Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Peptide (PACAP) and Substance P (SP) induce the release of Brain-Derived Neurotropic Factor (BDNF) from the longitudinal muscle layer of the intestine, Conference, U.S.A
    Professional Memberships
  • phi kappa phi, 2010
  • VCU Alumni, 2013