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Recent Publications

N Shalaby,  JJ Kelly, OC Sehl, JJ Gevaert, MS Fox, Q Qi, PJ Foster, JD Thiessen, JW Hicks, TJ Scholl, JA Ronald. Complementary early-phase magnetic particle imaging and late-phase positron emission tomography reporter imaging of mesenchymal stem cells in vivo. Nanoscale, 2023, 15, 3408, DOI: 10.1039/D2NR03684C.

JM Tang, A McClennan, L Liu, J Hadway, JA Ronald, JW Hicks, L Hoffman, UC Anazodo. A protocol for simultaneous in vivo imaging of cardiac and neuroinflammation in dystrophin-deficient MDX mice using [18F]FEPPA PET. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2023, 24, 7522. DOI: 10.3390/ijms24087522.

P Dassanayake, UC Anazodo, L Liu, L Narciso, M Iacobelli, JW Hicks, P Rusjan, E Finger, K St. Lawrence. Development of a minimally invasive simultaneous estimation method for quantifying translocator protein binding with [18F]FEPPA positron emission tomography. EJNMMI Reesearch, 2023, 13, 1. DOI: 10.1186/s13550-023-00950-1

N Shalaby, JJ Kelly, F Martinez, MS Fox, Q Qi, JD Thiessen, JW Hicks, TJ Scholl, JA Ronald. A human-derived dual MRI/PET reporter gene system with high translational potential for cell tracking. Molecular Imaging and Biology, 2022, 24, 341. DOI: 10.1007/s11307-021-01697-8.

G Takallobanafshi, A Kukreja, JW Hicks. Historical Efforts to develop 99mTc-based amyloid plaque targeting radiotracers. Frontiers in Nuclear Medicine, 2022, 2, DOI: 10.3389/fnume.2022.963698

F Kamar, MS Kovacs, JW Hicks. A Low cost and open source apparatus for GMP [13N]ammonia production. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2022, 185, 110214. DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2022.110214

H Smailovic, B Wilk, G Wisenberg, J Sykes, J Butler, JW Hicks, JD Thiessen, FS Prato. Simultaneous measurements of myocardial glucose metabolism and extracellular volumes with hybrid PET/MR using concurrent injections of Gd-DTPA and [18F]FDG. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, 2022, 29, 1304. DOI: 10.1007/s12350-020-02486-6 

K George, S. Borjian, M Cross, JW Hicks, P Schafer, MS Kovacs. Expanding the PET radioisotope universe utilizing solid targets on small medical cyclotrons. RSC Advances, 2021, 11, 31098-1123. DOI: 10.1039/D1RA04480J


L Narciso, T Ssali, L Liu, H Biernaski, J Butler, L Morrison, J Hedway, Jeffery Corsaut, JW Hicks, MC Langham, FW Wehrli, H Iida, K St Lawrence. A noninvasive method for quantifying cerebal metabolic rate of oxygen by hybrid PET/MR: Validation in a porcine model. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2021, in press. DOI: 10.2967/jnumed.120.260521

F Li, JW Hicks, L Yu, L Desjardin, L Morrison, J Hadway, T-Y Lee. Plasma radio-metabolite analysis of PET tracers for dynamic PET imaging: TLC and autoradiography. EJNMMI Research, 2020, 10(1), 1-12. DOI: 10.1186/s13550-020-00705-2

N Cockburn, J Corsaut, MS Kovacs, K St Lawrence, JW Hicks. Validation protocol for current good manufacturing practices production of [15O]water for hybrid PET/MR studies. Nuclear Medicine Communications 2020, 41(10), 1100-05.

DOI: 10.1097/MNM.0000000000001249

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