Faculty Profile

Dr. Linda A. Jelicks, Ph.D.

Linda A. Jelicks, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics

Areas of Research: In vivo preclinical anatomic, functional, and molecular multimodality imaging of small animals.

Professional Interests

Preclinical animal research

Experience with multiple modality imaging technologies (MRI, microPET, microSPECT, and microCT) to study pathology in animal models (mostly mice) of human diseases.  Available for consultation regarding preclinical animal imaging experiments.

Specific Areas of Interest:

Preclinical research: MRI, microPET/CT/SPECT imaging of mouse and rat models of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, and infectious diseases, cardiac and GI tract imaging.



Selected Publications

Recent Publications

1. High fat diet modulates Trypanosoma cruzi infection associated myocarditis. Nagajyothi F, Weiss LM, Zhao D, Koba W, Jelicks LA, Cui MH, Factor SM, Scherer PE, Tanowitz HB. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Oct 2;8(10):e3118. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003118. eCollection 2014 Oct. PMID: 25275627

2. Mangiferin Stimulates Carbohydrate Oxidation and Protects against High Fat Diet Induced Metabolic Disorders. Apontes P, Liu Z, Su K, Benard O, Youn DY, Li X, Li W, Mirza RH, Bastie CC, Jelicks LA, Pessin JE, Muzumdar RH, Sauve AA, Chi Y. Diabetes. 2014 May 21. pii: DB_140006. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24848064

3. Small-animal research imaging devices. Fine EJ, Herbst L, Jelicks LA, Koba W, Theele D. Semin Nucl Med. 2014 Jan;44(1):57-65. PMID: 24314046

4. Mesenchymal bone marrow cell therapy in a mouse model of chagas disease. Where do the cells go? Jasmin, Jelicks LA, Koba W, Tanowitz HB, Mendez-Otero R, Campos de Carvalho AC, Spray DC. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(12):e1971. PMID: 23272265

5.Small animal imaging of human disease: from bench to bedside and back. Jelicks LA, Tanowitz HB, Albanese C. Am J Pathol. 2013 Feb;182(2):294-5. PMID: 23260774

6. MicroPET/SPECT/CT imaging of small animal models of disease. Koba W, Jelicks LA, Fine EJ. Am J Pathol. 2013 Feb;182(2):319-24. Review. PMID: 23219729

7. Imaging of small-animal models of infectious diseases. Jelicks LA, Lisanti MP, Machado FS, Weiss LM, Tanowitz HB, Desruisseaux MS. Am J Pathol. 2013 Feb;182(2):296-304. Review. PMID: 23201133

8. Labeling stem cells with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: analysis of the labeling efficacy  by microscopy and magnetic resonance imaging. Jasmin, Torres AL, Jelicks L, de Carvalho AC, Spray DC, Mendez-Otero R. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;906:239-52. PMID: 22791437

9. Gender differences in adiponectin modulation of cardiac remodeling in mice deficient in endothelial nitric oxide synthase. Durand JL, Nawrocki AR, Scherer PE, Jelicks LA. J Cell Biochem. 2012 Oct;113(10):3276-87. PMID: 22644792

10. Mechanisms of Trypanosoma cruzi persistence in Chagas disease. Nagajyothi F, Machado FS,  Burleigh BA, Jelicks LA, Scherer PE, Mukherjee S, Lisanti MP, Weiss LM, Garg NJ, Tanowitz HB. Cell Microbiol. 2012 May;14(5):634-43. Review. PMID: 22309180

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