Amie Lund | Department of Biological Sciences

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Amie Lund

Associate Professor - Environmental Toxicology
(940) 369-8946
ENV 310D
Dr. Lund’s research interests include investigating the effects of environmental (air) pollutants on progression of cardiovascular disease and neurovascular blood brain barrier disruption.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Sciences (emphasis: Toxicology), University of New Mexico
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Kansas State University


Dr. Lund's specific research projects are in the following topics:

  • Identifying pathways involved in inhaled air pollution -related progression of atherosclerosis
  • Understanding how environmental pollutants effect the blood brain barrier (vascular) structure
  • Determining gender-related differences in effects of environmental air pollutants on the cardiovascular system
  • Investigating the effects of the HIV viral proteins on progression of cardiopulmonary disease

Selected Publications:

The following are the most recent publications of Dr. Lund's:

Lund AK, Lucero J, Harman M, Madden MC, Seagrave JC, McDonald M, Campen MJ. (2011) LOX-1 Mediates Vascular Inflammation and Oxidative Injury Caused by Inhaled Vehicular Emissions. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 184(1):82-91.

Lund AK, Lucero J, Herbert L, Liu Y, Naik J. (2011) Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Transgenic Rats Exhibit Pulmonary Hypertension. Amer J Physiol Lung Cell Molec Physiol. 301(3):L315-26.

Campen MJ, Lund AK, Rosenfeld M. (2012) Mechanisms Linking Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Atherosclerosis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 18(2):155-60. Review.

Seilkop SK, Campen MJ, Lund AK, McDonald JD, Mauderly JL. Identification of chemical components of combustion emissions that affect pro-atherosclerotic vascular responses in mice. Inhal Toxicol. 24(5):270-87.

McDonald JD, Doyle-Eisele M, Kracko D, Lund A, Surratt JD, Hersey SP, Seinfeld JH, Rohr AC, Knipping EM. Cardiopulmonary response to inhalation of secondary organic aerosol derived from gas-phase oxidation of toluene. Inhal Toxicol. 2012 Sep;24(11):689-97.

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