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Louise Abbott



Phone: 9798452269

Mailstop: 4458

Department: VIBS

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  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University 1988
  • Ph.D. Zoology, University of Washingtion 1982
  • B.A. Biology, Whitman College 1975


  • D.V.M. License in the State of Illinois - Active #090.006037


  • Anatomy
  • Cell Biology
  • Environmental Health
  • Toxicology
  • Neuroscience

Interdisciplinary Activities

  • Neuroscience
  • Toxicology

Scholarly Interests

developmental toxicology with special focus on the effects of mercury on the developing nervous system.


Pluripotent state induction in mouse embryonic fibroblast using mRNAs of reprogramming factors.
El-Sayed AK, Zhang Z, Zhang L, Liu Z, Abbott LC, Zhang Y, Li B
Int J Mol Sci. 2014 15(12):21840-64.
Fish consumption: Risks versus benefits with respect to developmental methylmercury exposure: Is there a bottom line?
Abbott, L.C.
Poultry, Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. . 2014
Imaging, Specimen Preparation.
Abbott, L. C.
Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience . 2014
Prenatal metanephrogenesis of the camel: morphological evidence of epithelial-mesenchymal interaction.
Osman AH, Farouk SM, Eidaroos H, Abbott LC, Ahmed AA
Anat Histol Embryol. 2014 43(2):141-52.
Prenatal metanephrogenesis of the camel: morphological evidence of epithelial-mesenchymal interaction.
Osman AH.K., Farouk, S.M., Eidaroos, H., Abbott L.C., Ahmed, A.A.
Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia. 2013
The effect of methylmercury exposure on behavior and cerebellar granule cell physiology in aged mice.
Bellum S, Thuett KA, Bawa B, Abbott LC
J Appl Toxicol. 2013 33(9):959-69.
Selecting optimal animal models to investigate environmental toxicology.
Abbott, L.C.
Poultry, Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. 2013
Changing iron content of the mouse brain during development.
Holmes-Hampton GP, Chakrabarti M, Cockrell AL, McCormick SP, Abbott LC, Lindahl LS, Lindahl PA
Metallomics. 2012 4(8):761-70.
Initial characterization of mice null for Lphn3, a gene implicated in ADHD and addiction.
Wallis D, Hill DS, Mendez IA, Abbott LC, Finnell RH, Wellman PJ, Setlow B
Brain Res. 2012 1463(1463):85-92.
Specimen preparation, imaging, and analysis protocols for knife-edge scanning microscopy.
Choe Y, Mayerich D, Kwon J, Miller DE, Sung C, Chung JR, Huffman T, Keyser J, Abbott LC
J Vis Exp. 2011 (58).
Regulated expression of neuronal SIRT1 and related genes by aging and neuronal β2-containing nicotinic cholinergic receptors.
Huang PS, Son JH, Abbott LC, Winzer-Serhan UH
Neuroscience. 2011 196(196):189-202.
Multiscale exploration of mouse brain microstructures using the knife-edge scanning microscope brain atlas.
Chung JR, Sung C, Mayerich D, Kwon J, Miller DE, Huffman T, Keyser J, Abbott LC, Choe Y
Front Neuroinform. 2011 5(5):29.
Prenatal development of the adrenal gland in the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius).
El-Nahla SM, Imam HM, Moussa EA, Elsayed AK, Abbott LC
Anat Histol Embryol. 2011 40(3):169-86.
Innervation of the pelvic limb of the adult ostrich (Struthio camelus).
El-Mahdy T, El-Nahla SM, Abbott LC, Hassan SA
Anat Histol Embryol. 2010 39(5):411-25.
The arterial supply of the pelvic limb of the adult ostrich (Struthio camelus).
el-Nahla SM, el-Mahdy T, Abbott LC, Hassan SA
Anat Histol Embryol. 2010 39(4):339-54.
Chronic, low-dose prenatal exposure to methylmercury impairs motor and mnemonic function in adult C57/B6 mice.
Montgomery KS, Mackey J, Thuett K, Ginestra S, Bizon JL, Abbott LC
Behav Brain Res. 2008 191(1):55-61.
Inherited tertiary hypothyroidism in Sprague-Dawley rats.
Stoica G, Lungu G, Xie X, Abbott LC, Stoica HM, Jaques JT
Brain Res. 2007 1148(1148):205-16.
Neuronal nitric oxide synthase expression in cerebellar mutant mice.
Abbott LC, Nahm SS
Cerebellum. 2004 3(3):141-51.
Neonatal cerebellar ataxia in Coton de Tulear dogs.
Coates JR, O'Brien DP, Kline KL, Storts RW, Johnson GC, Shelton GD, Patterson EE, Abbott LC
J Vet Intern Med. 2002 16(6):680-9.
A line of Berlin Druckrey IV rats proposed as a new model for human hereditary ataxia.
Guyer CL, Stoica G, Womack JE, Storts RW, Derr JN, Abbott LC
In Vivo. 2002 16(4):255-63.
Decreased calretinin expression in cerebellar granule cells in the leaner mouse.
Nahm SS, Tomlinson DJ, Abbott LC
J Neurobiol. 2002 51(4):313-22.
Investigation of the role of the cerebellum in the myoclonic-like movement disorder exhibited by tottering mice.
Abbott LC, Bump M, Brandl A, De Laune S
Mov Disord. 2000 15(Suppl 1):53-9.
Expression of calcium channel alpha1A mRNA and protein in the leaner mouse (tgla/tgla) cerebellum.
Lau FC, Abbott LC, Rhyu IJ, Kim DS, Chin H
Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 1998 59(1):93-9.

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