Academic Publications

Original Research, Reviews, Research Highlights, and Commentaries/Editorials

  1. Swine Models for Translational Oncological Research: An Evolving Landscape and Regulatory Considerations. (2021). Mammalian Genome.
  2. Research Highlight: Somatostatin Receptor Type 2 as an Imaging and Treatment Target for Thyroid Cancer. (2021). Radiology: Imaging Cancer
  3. Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical Care and Research in Cancer Imaging: Where We Are Now. Radiology: Imaging Cancer. (2021)
  4. Research Highlight: Preclinical Evaluation of a Granzyme B PET Tracer for the Assessment of Immunotherapy Response. Radiology: Imaging Cancer (2021)
  5.  Cancer Imaging and Patient Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic. (2020). Radiology: Imaging Cancer
  6. Research Highlight: ImmunoPET: Development of a Radiotracer to Monitor Inducible T-cell Costimulator Expression in Response to Immunotherapy. (2020). Radiology: Imaging Cancer
  7. Research Highlight:  Preclinical Assessment of the Safety of an 18F-labeled MCT1/MCT4 Inhibitor in a Swine Model for PET/CT Imaging of Cancer Metabolism. (2020). Radiology: Imaging Cancer
  8.  Research Highlight: Preclinical Model of Optical Coherence Tomography for High-Resolution Deep-Brain Imaging for Laser Ablation. 2020. Radiology: Imaging Cancer 2:3
  9. Transitioning to a New Normal After COVID-19: Preparing to Get Back on Track for Cancer Imaging. (2020) Radiology: Imaging Cancer
  10. Research Highlight: Development and Characterization of B7-H3 specific Affibody-coated Microbubbles for Breast US Imaging. (2020)_ Radiology: Imaging Cancer.
  11. CD3+ Cells in Pigs with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Due to Defects in Artemis. (2020). Frontiers in Immunology.
  12. Novel Engraftment and T Cell Differentiation of Human Hematopoietic Cells in ART−/−IL2RG−/Y SCID Pigs. (2020). Frontiers in Immunology.
  13. Research Highlight: Near-Infrared Labeling of EGFR+ Cells Can Allow Differentiation between Benign and Metastatic Lymph Nodes. (2020) Radiology: Imaging Cancer.
  14.  Past, current, and future of immunotherapies for prostate cancer. (2019). Frontiers in Oncology.=.
  15. A Comprehensive Protocol for Laparotomy in Swine to Facilitate Ultrasound-Guided  Injection into the Fetal Intraperitoneal Space. (2019) Comparative  Medicine..​
  16.  Human Ovarian Cancer Tumor Formation in Severe Combined Immunodeficient (SCID) Pigs. (2019). Frontiers in Oncology.
  17. Development of Severe Combined Immunodeficient (SCID) Pig Models for Translational Cancer Modeling: Future Insights on How Humanized SCID Pigs Can Improve Preclinical Cancer Research. (2018) Frontiers in Oncology.
  18. Porcine signal regulatory protein alpha binds to human CD47 to inhibit phagocytosis: Implications for human hematopoietic stem cell transplantation into severe combined immunodeficient pigs. (2018) Xenotransplantation.
  19. T Cell Lymphoma and Leukemia in Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Pigs following Bone Marrow Transplantation: A Case Report. (2017) Frontiers in Immunology..​
  20.  Creating effective biocontainment facilities and maintenance protocols for raising specific pathogen-free, severe combined immunodeficient (SCID) pigs. (2017) Laboratory Animals.

Books

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Book Chapters

  1. Chapter in: Animal Models for Development of Cancer Immunotherapy : Development of Swine Models for Cancer Research: SCID Pigs and Other Emerging Pig Cancer Models.  (2022). Wiley  Link to chapter can be found here.
  2. Chapter in "The Conversation on Biotechnology" : We're Creating 'humanized pigs' in our ultraclean lab to study human illnesses and treatments. (2023). Johns Hopkins University Press.  Also, see article on The Conversation website (published April 2021).

Podcasts

  1. Welcome to the Radiology: Imaging Cancer Podcast (2020)

  2. Preclinical and Translational Cancer Imaging Research (2021)

  3. A year into the COVID-19 pandemic: challenges and outlooks for the cancer imaging community (2021)

  4. A Multifaceted View of Cancer Imaging, Diagnosis, and Treatment (2021)

Dissertation

Development and characterization of an immunologically humanized and cancer xenograft model in pigs with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) (2019)