Lou Ann Reed

NOAA, National Ocean Service, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research and Hollings Marine Laboratory

Address: Hollings Marine Laboratory, 331 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: 843.460.9801
E-mail: louann.reed@noaa.gov
Personal Website: http://www.chbr.noaa.gov


Ph.D., 1999, Medical University of South Carolina

Research Interests

  • Environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology

Current and planned research projects

  • Development of methods for the analysis of contaminants in environmental samples
  • Analytical quantification of chemical contaminants in marine and estuarine matrices
  • Assessment of contaminants in coastal habitats to help identify regional and temporal trends and to provide baseline data


  • Reed, L., P. Pennington, and E. Wirth. 2010. A survey of trace element distribution in tissues of stone crabs (Menippe mercenaria) from South Carolina Coastal Waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60: 2297-2302.
  • Key, P., J. Hoguet, L. Reed, K. Chung, and M. Fulton. 2008. Effects of the statin antihyperlipidemic agent simvastatin on grass shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio. Environmental Toxicology 23(2): 153 – 160.
  • Reed, L.A., T.C. Siewicki, and J.C. Shah. 2006. The Biopharmaceutics and Oral Bioavailability of Two Forms of Oxytetracycline to the White Shrimp,Litopenaeus setiferus. Aquaculture 258(1- 4): 42-54.
  • Reed, L.A., T.C. Siewicki, and J.C. Shah. 2004. Pharmacokinetics of oxytetracycline in the white shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus, Aquaculture, Volume 232, Issues 1-4, 11-28.
  • Reed, L.A., E.A. Dimaano, T.C. Siewicki, P.B. Jenkins, and D. Bearden. Comparison of Waterborne Copper Bioaccumulation by Two Shrimp Species,Palaemonetes pugio and Litopenaeus setiferus. 2004. Fourth Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World Congress 25th Annual Meeting Abstracts p. 317.