Heath King

 Heath King

Department

  • Pathobiology and Population Medicine

Title

  • Assistant Clinical Professor

Contacts

hk11@msstate.edu

Overview

Education:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, 2007

Publications

Journal Article

  • Melatonin alters bovine uterine artery hemodynamics, vaginal temperatures, and fetal morphometrics during late gestational nutrient restriction in a season-dependent manner. Journal of Animal Science. Volume 99, Page 9. 2021
  • Effect of chronic melatonin supplementation during mid to late gestation on maternal uterine artery blood flow and subsequent development of male offspring in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. Volume 96, Pages 5100-5111. 2018
  • Maternal nutrient restriction alters uterine artery hemodynamics and placentome vascular density in Bos indicus and Bos taurus. Journal of Animal Science . Volume 96, Pages 4823-4834. 2018
  • Pre-breeding beef heifer management and season affect mid to late gestation uterine artery hemodynamics. Theriogenology. Volume 87, Pages 9-15. 2017

Presentations

Abstract

  • "Maternal nutrient restriction decreases uterine artery blood flow while increasing cotyledonary blood vessel density in Angus and Brahman cattle." Society for the Study of Reproduction , , New Orleans, LA. 2018

Oral Presentation

  • "Effects of melatonin supplementation during mid- to late-gestation nutrient restriction on maternal and fetal amino acid concentrations." Southern Section , American Society of Animal Science, Louisville, KY. 2021
  • "Effect of melatonin supplementation during mid- to late- gestation on maternal uterine blood flow and calf size at birth." Graduate Student Symposium, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 2017

Poster

  • "Effects of maternal nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation on bovine placental taste receptors." Society for the Study of Reproduction, Society for the Study of Reproduction, St. Louis, MO. 2021
  • "Seasonal dependent changes in placental nutrient transporter expression in nutrient restricted or melatonin supplemented dams." Society for the Study of Reproduction, Society for the Study of Reproduction, St Louis, MS. 2021
  • "Charactering fetal liver and placental steroid eicosanoid metabolizing enzymes from dams supplemented with melatonin." American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, American Society of Animal Science, Baltimore, MD. 2017
  • "Effect of melatonin supplementation during mid- to late- gestation on maternal uterine blood flow and calf size at birth." American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, American Society of Animal Science , Baltimore, MD. 2017
  • "Charactering fetal liver and placental steroid metabolizing enzymes from dams supplemented with melatonin." Undergraduate Student Symposium, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. 2017