Meena Ananth Ph.D

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases

Research Interests

Gene Regulation; Bile Acid Transporters; Cholestasis; Development; Inositol Phosphate Receptors; MicroRNAs more...


  • Ph.D., Postgraduate Inst Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Madras, India, 1980

Selected Publications

  • Allen, R.M., Marquart, T.J., Albert, C.J., Suchy, F.J., Wang, D.Q-H., Ananthanarayanan, M., Ford, D.A., and Baldan, A. miR-33 controls the expression of biliary transporters and mediates statin- and diet-induced hepatotoxicity. EMBO Molecular Medicine, 4:1-14, 2012.
  • Ananthanarayanan, M., Li, Yanfeng., Surapureddi, S., Balasubramaniyan, N., Ahn, Jaeyong, Goldstein, J.A., and Suchy. F.J. Histone H3K4 trimethylation by MLL3 as part of ASCOM complex is critical for NR activation of bile acid transporter genes and is downregulated in cholestasis. . Am. J. Physiol. (GI/Liver Physiol). In Press. 11 Feb 2011.
  • Geier, A., Martin, I., Dietrich, C., Balasubramaniyan, N., Strauch, S., Suchy, F.J., Gartung, C., Trautwein, C., and Ananthanarayanan, M. Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4 alpha is a central transactivator of the Ntcp gene in rodents. Am. J. Physiol. (GI/Liver Physiol.) , 295: 226-223, 2008



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