Ramesh Ramachandran

Ramesh Ramachandran

  • Professor of Reproductive Biology
306 Animal, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Building
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Endocrinology
  • Ovarian Cancer Research
  • Reproductive Biology


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • M.S., University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • B.V.Sc (DVM), Madras Veterinary College, Madras, India


Metformin affects the transcriptomic profile of chicken ovarian cancer cells
Genes, Gopalan, Lalitha, Sebastian, Aswathy, Praul, Craig A., Albert, Istvan, Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2022

Metformin Affects the Transcriptomic Profile of Chicken Ovarian Cancer Cells.
Genes, Gopalan, L, Sebastian, A, Praul, C, Albert, I, Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2021

Evaluation of the central effects of systemic lentiviral-mediated leptin delivery in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Clark, Kimberly A., Shin, Andrew C., Sirivelu, Madhu P., Mohankumar, Ramya C., Maddineni, Sreenivasa R., Ramachandran, Ramesh, Mohankumar, Puliyur S., Mohankumar, Sheba M.J., 2021

Metformin attenuates steroidogenesis in ovarian follicles of the broiler breeder hen
Reproduction, Weaver, Evelyn A., Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2020

Adiponectin and its receptor genes' expression in response to Marek's disease virus infection of White Leghorns
Poultry Science, Bai, Ying, Yuan, Ping, Zhang, Huanmin, Ramachandran, Ramesh, Yang, Ning, Song, Jiuzhou, 2020

Should I Lay or Should I Grow
Frontiers in Physiology, Hanlon, Charlene, Ramachandran, Ramesh, Zuidhof, Martin J., Bédécarrats, Grégoy Y., 2020

Adiponectin is secreted by theca layer cells isolated from chicken ovarian follicles
Reproduction, Hadley, Jill A., Ocón-Grove, Olga, Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2020

Chicken: Female reproduction, Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2018

Chicken, Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2018

Expression of adiponectin and its receptors is altered in epithelial ovarian tumors and ascites-derived ovarian cancer cell lines
International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, Tiwari, Anupama, Ocon-Grove, Olga M., Hadley, Jill A., Giles, James R., Johnson, Patricia A., Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2015

Aquaporin 5 expression is altered in ovarian tumors and ascites-derived ovarian tumor cells in the chicken model of ovarian tumor
Journal of Ovarian Research, Tiwari, Anupama, Hadley, Jill A., Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2014

Differential Regulation of Adipokines May Influence Migratory Behavior in the White-Throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
PLoS One, Stuber, Erica F., Verpeut, Jessica, Horvat-Gordon, Maria, Ramachandran, Ramesh, Bartell, Paul A., 2013

Characterization of ascites-derived ovarian tumor cells from spontaneously occurring ovarian tumors of the chicken: evidence for E-cadherin upregulation
PLoS One, Tiwari, Anupama, Hadley, Jill A., Hendricks, Gilbert L., Elkin, Robert G., Cooper, Timothy, Ramachandran, Ramesh, 2013

Adiponectin signaling in chicken growth and reproduction
General and Comparative Endocrinology, Ramachandran, R., Maddineni, S., Ocón-Grove, O., Hendricks III, G., Vasilatos-Younken, R., Hadley, J., 2013

Lipoprotein metabolism differs between Marek's disease susceptible and resistant chickens
Poultry Science, Yuan, P., Yu, Y., Luo, J., Tian, F., Zhang, H., Chang, S., Ramachandran, R., Zhang, L., Song, J., 2012

Expression of adiponectin and its receptors in avian species
General and Comparative Endocrinology, Ramachandran, Ramesh, Maddineni, Sreenivasa, Ocón-Grove, Olga, Hendricks, Gilbert, Vasilatos-Younken, Regina, Hadley, Jill A., 2012

Cloning and characterization of chicken fat mass and obesity associated (Fto) gene
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, Tiwari, A., Krzysik-Walker, S. M., Ramachandran, R., 2012