Melissa Bates

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Melissa Bates
Assistant Professor
Human Physiology
Respiratory and Pediatric Physiology
End Degree:
PhD: The Pennsylvania State University; Postdoc: University of Wisconsin
408 FH
Email: Laboratory:
Laboratory of Pulmonary and Developmental Physiology
Lab Website:

Courses Taught

  • HHP4260: Respiratory Pathophysiology
  • HHP4410: Exercise Physiology
  • HHP3300: Human Growth and Development
  • HHP6400: Integrative Physiology Seminar


Morgan BJ, Adrian R, Wang ZY, Bates ML, Dopp JM. Chronic intermittent hypoxia alters ventilatory and metabolic responses to acute hypoxia in rats. J Appl Physiol Feb 2016.

Kellihan HB, Waller KR, Pinkos A, Steinberg H, Bates ML. Acute resolution of pulmonary alveolar infiltrates in ten dogs with pulmonary hypertension treated with sildenafil citrate: 2005-2014. J Vet Cardiol Aug 2015 .

Farrell ET, Bates ML, Pegelow DF, Palta M, Eickhoff JC, O’Brien MJ, Eldridge MW. Pulmonary gas exchange and exercise capacity in adults born preterm. Ann Am Thorac Soc Aug 2015.

Bates ML, Farrell ET, Eldridge MW. Abnormal ventilatory responses in adults born prematurely. NEJM, Feb 6 2014.

Bates ML, Jacobson JE, Eldridge MW. Transient intrapulmonary shunting in an asthmatic patient treated with β2-adrenergic agonists. Pediatrics, April 2014.

Carson KR, Bates ML, Tomasson MH. The skinny on obesity and plasma cell myeloma: A review of the literature. Bone Marrow Transplant May 12 2014.

Conhaim RL, Watson KE, Dovi WF, Bates ML.  Lysis of hemorrhage-induced lung capillary microclots eliminates the leukocytes they attract, Shock, June 4 2014.

Bates ML, Farrell ET, Drezdon A, Jacobson JE, Perlman SB, Eldridge MW.  Transpulmonary passage of 99mTc-Macroaggregated albumin in normoxic and hypoxic humans. PLoS One July 2014.

Morgan BJ, Adrian R, Bates ML, Dopp JM, Dempsey JA. Quantifying Hypoxia-Induced Chemoreceptor Sensitivity in the Awake Rodent J Appl Physiol Oct 2014.

Moses KA, Beshish AG, Heinowski N, Baker KR, Pegelow DF, Eldridge MW, Bates ML. Recruitment of the foramen ovale with physiologically relevant changes in position and FIO2.  AJP – Regul Jan 2015.

Soydan LC, Kellihan HB, Bates ML, Stepien RL, Consigny DW, Bellefiore A, Francois CJ, Chesler NC. Accuracy of Doppler echocardiographic estimates of pulmonary artery pressures in a canine model of pulmonary hypertension. J Vet Cardiol Jan 2015.

Bates ML, Pillers DA, Palta M, Farrell ET, Eldridge MW. Ventilatory control in infants, children, and adults with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Respir Physiol Neurobiol, 89(2): 329-37, 2013.

Bates ML, Fulmer BR, Pegelow DF, Farrell ET, Eldridge MW. Hypoxia recruits intrapulmonary arteriovenous pathways in intact rats but not isolated lungs J Appl Physiol, 112(11): 1915-20, 2012.

Bates ML, Farrell ET, Eldridge MW. The Curious Question of Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Edema  Pulmonary Medicine, vol. 2011, Article ID 361931, 7 pages, 2011