Mesia Steed, PhD.

Mesia Moore Steed, Ph.D. received her Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Louisville, in Kentucky. She conducted postdoctoral research at Wake Forest University in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center. While at Wake Forest, Dr. Steed further developed her interest in diversity issues while serving as co-chair of the Postdoctoral Association and served as the one of the National Postdoctoral Association’s Diversity Officers. She also has extensive interest in K-12 minority outreach. Dr. Steed’s research program focuses on the roles of matrix metalloproteinase, zinc-dependent endopeptidases, in mediating vascular remodeling associated with vascular diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes

Educational Background

Ph.D., Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville, Kentucky
MS, Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville, Kentucky
BS, Exercise Science, University of Louisville, Kentucky


Selected Publications

Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Remodeling in Hyperhomocysteinemia. Steed MM, Tyagi SC. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 Oct 1;15(7):1927-43. Epub 2011 Apr 21. Review.

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