The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Scholarly Activity

Current Publications

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Best MD, Kirkpatrick SS, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJH.
Improving the efficacy of liposome-mediated vascular gene therapy via lipid surface modifications Journal of Surgical Research. 2017 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Totty MS, Chesney LA, Geist PA, Datta S.
Sleep-dependent oscillatory synchronization: A role in fear memory consolidation. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 2017 Jul 6;11:49. eCollection 2017.

Geist PA, Dulka BN, Barnes A, Totty M, Datta S.
BNDF heterozygosity is associated with memory deficits and alterations in cortical and hippocampal EEG power. Behavioural Brain Research. 2017 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Elkhenany H, Bourdo S, Hecht S, Donnell R, Gerard D, Abdelwahed R, Lafont A, Alghazali K, Watanabe F, Biris AS, Anderson D, Dhar M.
Graphene nanoparticles as osteoinductive and osteoconductive platform for stem cell and bone regeneration. Nanomedicine. 2017 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Ramshaw B, Vetrano V, Jagadish M, Forman B, Heidel E, Mancini M.
Laparoscopic approach for the treatment of chronic groin pain after inguinal hernia repair : Laparoscopic approach for inguinodynia. Surgical Endoscopy. 2017 Jun 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Terry PD, Knight M, Bollig R, Heidel RE, Miller P, Quinn MA, Daley B, Goldman M.
Overreliance on standardized protocols: A pilot study of surgical residents and fellows. The American Surgeon. 2017 May 1;83(5):159-161.

Wall JS, Kennel SJ, Martin EB.
Dual-energy SPECT and the development of peptide p5+14 for imaging amyloidosis. Molecular Imaging. 2017 May;16:1536012117708705.

Osborne DR, Acuff S, Neveu M, Kaman A, Syed M, Fu Y.
90 Y liver radioembolization imaging using amplitude-based gated PET/CT. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2017 May;42(5):373-374. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

Orucevic A, Bell JL, McNabb AP, Heidel RE.
Oncotype DX breast cancer recurrence score can be predicted with a novel nomogram using clinicopathologic data. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2017 May;163(1):51-61. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Barnes AK, Koul-Tiwari R, Garner JM, Geist PA, Datta S.
Activation of BDNF-TrkB signaling in the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPT): A novel mechanism for the homeostatic regulation of REM sleep. Journal of Neurochemistry. 2017 Apr;141(1):111-123. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

Collier JJ, Sparer TE, Karlstad MD, Burke SJ.
Pancreatic islet inflammation: An emerging role for chemokines. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 2017 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Salomon D, Heidel RE, Kolokythas A, Miloro M, Schlieve T.
Does restriction of public health care dental benefits affect the volume, severity, or cost of dental-related hospital visits? Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2017 Mar;75(3):467-474. Epub 2016 Oct 29.

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Eder AE, Karlstad MD, Burk DH, Noland RC, Floyd ZE, Collier JJ.
Oral corticosterone administration reduces insulitis but promotes insulin resistance and hyperglycemia in male nonobese diabetic mice. The American Journal of Pathology. 2017 Mar;187(3):614-626. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

Legendre AM, Kuritz T, Heidel RE, Baylor VM.
Polyprenyl immunostimulant in feline rhinotracheitis: Randomized placebo-controlled experimental and field safety studies. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017 Feb 27;4:24. eCollection 2017.

Legendre AM, Kuritz T, Galyon G, Baylor VM, Heidel RE.
Polyprenyl immunostimulant treatment of cats with presumptive non-effusive feline infectious peritonitis in a field study. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2017 Feb 14;4:7. eCollection 2017.

Martin EB, Williams A, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Adams S, Dunlap J, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Blancas-Mejia LM, Lands RH, Kennel SJ, Wall JS.
Differential recruitment efficacy of patient-derived amyloidogenic and myeloma light chain proteins by synthetic fibrils-A metric for predicting amyloid propensity. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 28;12(3):e0174152. eCollection 2017.

Bhat S, Orucevic A, Woody C, Heidel RE, Bell JL.
Evolving trends and influencing factors in mastectomy decisions. The American Surgeon. 2017 Mar 1;83(3):233-238.

Ramirez-Alvarado M, Marin-Argany M, Dick CJ, Blancas-Mejia LM, Misra P, Lin Y, Williams A, Wall JS.
From native to amyloid in the test tube and in cells: A journey of misbehaving antibodies. Biophysical Journal. 2017 Feb;112(3)Sup1:15a.

Wall JS, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey A, Wooliver C, Scott JC, Donnell R, Martin EB, Kennel SJ.
Specific amyloid binding of polybasic peptides in vivo is retained by beta-sheet conformers but lost in the disrupted coil and all D-amino acid variants. Molecular Imaging and Biology. 2017 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Piehl DW, Blancas-Mejía LM, Wall JS, Kennel SJ, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Rienstra CM.
Immunoglobulin light chains form an extensive and highly ordered fibril involving the N- and C-termini. ACS Omega. 2017 Feb 28;2(2):712-720. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Freeman BM, Univers J, Fisher RK, Kirkpatrick SS, Klein FA, Freeman MB, Mountain DJH, Grandas OH.
Testosterone replacement attenuates intimal hyperplasia development in an androgen deficient model of vascular injury. Journal of Surgical Research. 2017 Jan;207:53-62. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Barnes AK, Smith SB, Datta S.
Beyond emotional and spatial processes: Cognitive dysfunction in a depressive phenotype produced by long photoperiod exposure. PLoS One. 2017 Jan 6;12(1):e0170032. eCollection 2017.

Ramshaw B, Forman BR, Moore K, Heidel E, Fabian M, Mancini G, Joshi GP.
Real-world clinical quality improvement for complex abdominal wall reconstruction. Surgical Technology International. 2017 Jan 13;30:155-164.

Wall JS, Williams A, Wooliver C, Martin EB, Cheng X, Heidel RE, Kennel SJ.
Secondary structure propensity and chirality of the amyloidophilic peptide p5 and its analogues impacts ligand binding - In vitro characterization. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports. 2016 Dec;8:89-99. Epub 2016 Aug 11.

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Eder AE, Regal KM, Lu D, Burk DH, Collier JJ.
Pancreatic beta-cell production of CXCR3 ligands precedes diabetes onset. Biofactors (Oxford, England). 2016 Nov 12;42(6):703-715. Epub 2016 Jun 21.

Pitt EA, Dogra P, Patel RS, Williams A, Wall JS, Sparer TE.
The D-form of a novel heparan binding peptide decreases cytomegalovirus infection in vivo and in vitro. Antiviral Research. 2016 Nov;135:15-23. Epub 2016 Sep 25.

Ramshaw B, Forman B, Heidel E, Dean J, Gamenthaler A, Fabian M.
A Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) project to improve pain after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Surgical Technology International. 2016 Oct 26;XXIX:125-130. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

Osborne DR, Kuntner C, Berr S, Stout D.
Guidance for efficient small animal imaging quality control. Molecular Imaging and Biology. 2016 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Mansouri AL, Grese LN, Rowe EL, Pino JC, Chennubhotla SC, Ramanathan A, O'Neill HM, Berthelier V, Stanley CB.
Folding propensity of intrinsically disordered proteins by osmotic stress. Molecular Biosystems. 2016 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Gorman EW, Perkel D, Dennis D, Yates J, Heidel RE, Wortham D.
Validation of the HAS-BLED tool in atrial fibrillation patients receiving rivaroxaban. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2016 Aug-Sep;9(2):16-18.

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ.
Pancreatic islet responses to metabolic trauma. Shock (Augusta, Ga.). 2016 Sep;46(3):230-8. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

Marin-Argany M, Lin Y, Misra P, Williams A, Wall JS, Howell KG, Elsbernd LR, McClure M, Ramirez-Alvarado M.
Cell damage in light chain amyloidosis: Fibril internalization, toxicity and cell-mediated seeding. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2016 Sep 16;291(38):19813-25. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Jagadish M, McNally MM, Heidel RE, Teffeteller S, Arnold JD, Freeman M, Stevens SL, Grandas OH, Goldman MH.
Diabetic foot ulcers: The importance of patient comorbidity recognition and total contact casting in successful wound care. The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):733-736.

Ramshaw B, Dean J, Forman B, Heidel E, Gamenthaler A, Fabian M.
Can abdominal wall reconstruction be safely performed without drains? The American Surgeon. 2016 Aug;82(8):707-712.

Hamilton LA, Franks A, Heidel RE, McDonough SL, Suda KJ.
Assessing the value of online learning and social media in pharmacy education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016 Aug 25;80(6):97.

Beierle SP, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, McLoughlin J.
A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins for wire-guided partial mastectomies. The American Surgeon. 2016 Sep;82(9):236-7.

Kennel SJ, Stuckey A, McWilliams-Koeppen HP, Richey T, Wall JS.
Tc-99m radiolabeled peptide p5 + 14 is an effective probe for SPECT imaging of systemic amyloidosis. Molecular Imaging and Biology. 2016 Aug;18(4):483-9. 2015 Nov 16.

Jeffcoach DR, Gallegos JJ, Jesty SA, Coan PN, Chen J, Heidel RE, Daley BJ.
Utility of CPR in hemorrhagic shock, a dog model. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2016 Jul;81(1):27-33. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Acuff S, Osborne DR.
Clinical workflow considerations for implementation of continuous bed motion PET/CT. Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 2016 Jun;44(2):55-8. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL.
Utilization and impact of 21-gene recurrence score assay for breast cancer in clinical practice across the United States: lessons learned from the 2010 to 2012 National Cancer Data Base analysis. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2016 Jun;157(3):427-35. Epub 2016 May 20.

Baldwin DR, Datta S, Bassett DR, Overstreet BS, Schweighart P.
Feel better but exercise less: An examination of exercise enjoyment, personality and physical activity in young adults. Acta Psychopathologica. 2016;2(1:29):1-8.

McLoughlin J, Nodit L, Heidel RE, Van Meter S, Macy S, Kestler D.
The clinical correlation of PTEN, pAKT, and ODAM in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 May 15;202(2):403-12. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Schlieve T, Heidel RE, Carlson ER.
Second primary head and neck cancers after non-head and neck primary cancers. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2016 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Osborne DR, Acuff S.
Whole-body dynamic imaging with continuous bed motion PET/CT. Nuclear Medicine Communications. 2016 Apr;37(4):428-31. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Heidel RE.
Causality in statistical power: Isomorphic properties of measurement, research design, effect size, and sample size. Scientifica. 2016;2016:8920418. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

Rumberger LK, Vittetoe D, Cathey L, Bennett H, Heidel RE, Daley BJ.
Improving outcomes in elective colorectal surgery: A single-institution retrospective review. The American Surgeon. 2016 Apr;82(4):325-30.

Martin EB, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey A, Heidel RE, Kennel SJ, Wall JS.
Comparative evaluation of p5+14 with SAP and peptide p5 by dual-energy SPECT imaging of mice with AA amyloidosis. Scientific Reports. 2016 Mar 3;6:22695.

Zhang H, Wheat H, Wang P, Jiang S, Baghdoyan HA, Neubig RR, Shi XY, Lydic R.
RGS proteins and G-alpha-i2 modulate sleep, wakefulness, and disruption of sleep/wake states after isoflurane and sevoflurane anesthesia. Sleep. 2016 Feb 1;39(2):393-404. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Kennel SJ, Williams A, Stuckey A, Richey T, Wooliver C, Chazin W, Stern DA, Martin EB, Wall JS.
The pattern recognition reagents RAGE VC1 and peptide p5 share common binding sites and exhibit specific reactivity with AA amyloid in mice. Amyloid. 2016;23(1):8-16. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

van der Vos CS, Grootjans W, Osborne DR, Meeuwis AP, Hamill J, Acuff S, de Geus-Oei LF, Visser EP.
Improving the spatial alignment in PET/CT using amplitude-based respiratory gated PET and respiratory triggered CT. Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 2015 Dec;56(12):1817-22. Epub 2015 Sep 17.

Lindquist DE, Rowe AS, Heidel E, Fleming T, Yates JR.
Evaluation of the hemodynamic effects of intravenous amiodarone formulations during the maintenance phase infusion. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Dec;49(12):1317-21. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Bools LM, Fisher RK, Grandas OH, Kirkpatrick SS, Arnold JD, Goldman MH, Freeman MB, Mountain DJH.
Comparative analysis of polymers for short interfering RNA delivery in vascular smooth muscle cells. The Journal of Surgical Research. 2015 Nov;199(1):266-73. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Huang L, Pu C, Fisher RK, Mountain DJ, Gao Y, Liaw PK, Zhang W, He W.
A Zr-based bulk metallic glass for future stent applications: Materials properties, finite element modeling, and in vitro human vascular cell response. Acta Biomaterialia. 2015 Oct;25:356-68. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Burke SJ, Stadler K, Lu D, Gleason EL, Han A, Donohoe DR, Rogers R, Hermann GE, Karlstad MD, Collier JJ.
IL-1ß reciprocally regulates chemokine and insulin secretion in pancreatic ß-cells via NF-kappaB. American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2015 Oct 15;309(8):E715-26. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

McWilliams-Koeppen HP, Foster JS, Hackenbrack N, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Donohoe D, Williams A, Macy S, Wooliver C, Wortham D, Morrell-Falvey J, Foster CM, Kennel SJ, Wall JS.
Light chain amyloid fibrils cause metabolic dysfunction in human cardiomyocytes. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 22;10(9):e0137716. eCollection 2015.

Barlow PB, Skolits G, Heidel RE, Metheny W, Smith TL.
Development of the Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Skills (BACES) assessment for medical residents. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2015 Aug;91(1078):423-30. Epub 2015 Aug 7.

Datta S.
Mysteries of pedunculopontine nucleus physiology: Towards a deeper understanding of arousal and neuropsychiatric disorders. Sleep Science. 2015;8(2):53-55.

Schaefferkoetter JD, Carlson ER, Heidel RE.
Can 3’-deoxy-3’-(18F) fluorothymidine (FLT) out-perform 2-deoxy-2-(18F) fluoro-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in the diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy in oral/head and neck cancer patients? Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery . 2015 Jul;73(7):1420-8. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Osborne DR , Austin DW.
Feasibility and initial performance of simultaneous SPECT-CT imaging using a commercial multi-modality preclinical imaging system. International Journal of Molecular Imaging. 2015;2015:134768.

Datta S, Knapp CM, Koul-Tiwari R, Barnes A.
The homeostatic regulation of REM sleep: A role for localized expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the brainstem. Behavioural Brain Research. 2015 Jul 2;292:381-392.

Orucevic A, Curzon M, Curzon C, Heidel RE, McLoughlin JM, Panella T, Bell J.
Breast cancer in elderly Caucasian women-An institution-based study of correlation between breast cancer prognostic markers, TNM stage, and overall survival. Cancers. 2015 Jul 31;7(3):1472-83.

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Regal KM, Sparer TE, Lu D, Elks CM, Grant RW, Stephens JM, Burk DH, Collier JJ.
CCL20 is elevated during obesity and differentially regulated by NF-kappaB subunits in pancreatic beta-cells. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 2015 Jun;1849(6):637-52.

Moss J, Heidel E, Johnson J, Powell C, Dittrich E, Rawn S, Terry PD, Goldman M, Waters WB, White WM.
Ability of community-based prostate cancer screening to target an appropriate and underserved population. World Journal of Methodology. 2015 Jun 26;5(2):10-2.

Yost MJ, Gardner J, Bell RM, Fann SA, Lisk JR, Cheadle WG, Goldman MH, Rawn S, Weigelt JA, Termuhlen PM, Woods RJ, Endean ED, Kimbrough J, Hulme M.
Predicting academic performance in surgical training. Journal of Surgical Education. 2015 May-Jun;72(3):491-9.

Berthelier V, Harris J, Estenson K, Baudry J.
Discovery of an inhibitor of Z-Alpha1 antitrypsin polymerization. Plos One. 2015 May 11;10(5):e0126256.

Pasciak AS, McElmurray JH, Bourgeois AC, Heidel RE, Bradley YC.
The impact of an Antireflux catheter on target volume particulate distribution in liver-directed embolotherapy: A pilot study. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2015 May;26(5):660-9. Epub 2015 Mar 20.

Burke SJ, May AL, Noland RC, Lu D, Brissova M, Powers AC, Sherrill EM, Karlstad MD, Campagna SR, Stephens JM, Collier JJ.
Thiobenzothiazole-modified hydrocortisones display anti-inflammatory activity with reduced impact on islet beta-cell function. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2015 May 22;290(21):13401-16.

Faulkner AR, Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, Hudson KB, Heidel RE, Pasciak AS.
Simulation-based educational curriculum for fluoroscopically guided lumbar puncture improves operator confidence and reduces patient dose. Academic Radiology. 2015 May;22(5):668-673.

Suarez-Vega A, Gutierrez-Gil B, Benavides J, Perez V, Tosser-Klopp G, Klopp C, Kennel SJ, Arranz JJ.
Combining GWAS and RNA-Seq approaches for detection of the causal mutation for hereditary junctional epidermolysis bullosa in sheep. PLoS One. PLoS One. 2015 May 8;10(5):e0126416.

Osborne DR, Acuff SN, Stuckey A, Wall JS.
A routine PET/CT protocol with streamlined calculations for assessing cardiac amyloidosis using 18F-Florbetapir. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2015 May 2:23.

Dogra P, Martin EB, Williams A, Richardson RL, Foster JS, Hackenbrack N, Kennel SJ, Sparer TE, Wall JS.
Novel heparan sulfate-binding peptides for blocking herpesvirus entry. PLoS One. PLoS One. 2015 May 18;10(5):e0126239.

Burke SJ, Karlstad MD, Conley CP, Reel D, Whelan J, Jason Collier J.
Dietary polyherbal supplementation decreases CD3 cell infiltration into pancreatic islets and prevents hyperglycemia in nonobese diabetic mice. Nutrition Research. 2015 Apr;35(4):328-36.

Lee S, Gregor J, Kennel SJ, Osborne DR, Wall J.
GATE validation of standard dual energy corrections in small animal SPECT-CT. Plos One . 2015 Apr 7;10(4):e0122780.

Wall JS, Martin EB, Richey T, Stuckey AC, Macy S, Wooliver C, Williams A, Foster JS, McWilliams-Koeppen P, Uberbacher E, Cheng X, Kennel SJ.
Preclinical validation of the heparin-reactive peptide p5+14 as a molecular imaging agent for visceral amyloidosis. Molecules . 2015 Apr 27;20(5):7657-7682.

Orucevic A, Chen J, McLoughlin JM, Heidel RE, Panella T, Bell J.
Is the TNM staging system for breast cancer still relevant in the era of biomarkers and emerging personalized medicine for breast cancer - An institution's 10-year experience. The Breast Journal . 2015 Mar;21(2):147-54.

Osborne DR, Acuff S, Cruise S, Syed M, Neveu M, Stuckey A, Bradley Y.
Quantitative and qualitative comparison of continuous bed motion and traditional step and shoot PET/CT. American Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging . 2014 Dec 15;5(1):56-64.

Martin EB, Kennel SJ, Richey T, Wooliver C, Osborne D, Williams A, Stuckey A, Wall JS.
Dynamic PET and SPECT imaging with radioiodinated, amyloid-reactive peptide p5 in mice: A positive role for peptide dehalogenation. Peptides. 2014 Oct;60:63-70.

Acuff SN, Bradley YC, Barlow P, Osborne DR.
Reduction of patient anxiety in PET/CT imaging by improving communication between patient and technologist. Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 2014 Sep;42(3):211-7.

Current Presentations

Wall JS. Bacterial biofilms and amyloidosis: Parallels and tools for amyloid detection and removal. Presented at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Invited Lecture); 2017 Jul 21; Oak Ridge, TN.

Cudnik J, West P, Fisher R, Mattern-Schain S, Best M, Kirkpatrick S, Freeman M, Grandas O, Mountain D. Sub-endothelial matrix targeted liposomal nanoparticles for vascular terapeutics. Presented at Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting; 2017 May 31 - Jun 3; San Diego, CA.

Alami WH, McLain JM, Wintenberg AL, Wintenberg KD, Collier JJ, Karlstad MD. Effect of atmospheric plasma on wound disinfection in a diabetic animal model. Presented at 40th Annual Conference on Shock; 2017 Jun 3-6; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Acuff S, Whittle B, Green C, Findeiss L, Taylor R, Leschak S, Stephens C, Osborne D. Comparison of interventioonal radiologist and the nuclear medicine technologist radiation exposure when using TheraSphere and SIR-Spheres for liver cancer therapy. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular imaging; 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Acuff S, Gaston C, Osborne D. Use of thermal imaging to intervene in brown fat activation prior to PET/CT imaging. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular imaging; 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Osborne D, Acuff S, Green C, Taylor R, Findeiss L, Stephens C. Real-time monitoring of yttrium 90 radioembolization dose delivery. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Osborne D, Acuff S, Tumpa T, Hu D. Respiratory motion correction using novel particle tracking techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Fang M, Acuff S, Osborne DR. Use of thermal imaging for respiratory motion correction in PET/CT. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Osborne DR. Emerging technologies in PET/CT. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Osborne DR. Emerging technologies in preclinical and translational imaging. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2017 Jun 10-14; Denver, CO.

Cudnik J, West P, Fisher R, Mattern-Schain S, Best M, Kirkpatrick S, Freeman M, Grandas O, Mountain D. Sub-Endothelial matrix targeted liposomal nanoparticles for vascular therapeutics. Presented at Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology/Peripheral Vascular Disease; 2017 May 4-6; Minneapolis, MN.

Blevins D, Akula M, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of 4-(4-[18F]fluorophenylpiracetam, a potential PET agent for Parkinson’s disease. Presented at International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Invited Lecture); 2017 May 14-19; Dresden, Germany.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Microfluidic synthesis of aniracetam analogues as potential PET brain imaging agents. Presented at International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Invited Lecture); 2017 May 14-19; Dresden, Germany.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Improved Microfluidic Synthesis of 1-(2-[18F]fluoroethoxy)-4-[2-{4-(methylsulfonyl) phenyl}cyclopent-1-enyl]benzene, a potential COX-2 inhibitor to characterize solid tumors. Presented at International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Invited Lecture); 2017 May 14-19; Dresden, Germany.

Baer A, Bourdon AK, Spano G, Bellesi M, Bradley A, Tononi G, Cirelli C, Serra PA, Baghdoyan HA, Campagna SR, Lydic R. Metabolomic analysis of microdialysis samples from the frontal association cortex of C57BL/6J mouse during isoflurane anesthesia. Presented at Experimental Biology: American Physiological Society; 2017 Apr 22-26; Chicago, IL.

Schwirian K, Connor RS, Kimball KJ, Heidel RE, Adams SK, Lenger SM, Kilgore LC. Liposomal bupivacaine and pre-operative acetaminophen: Useful in minimally invasive surgery too? Presented at Society of Gynecologic Oncology 48th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer; 2017 Mar 12-15; National Harbor, MD.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: a promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies; 2017 Mar 24-25; New York, NY.

Beierle SP, McLoughlin J, Heidel RE, Casillas M, Russ AJ. Colorectal cancer outcome disparities increase with distance from treating facility. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Cavalea A, Benton D, Heidel E, Daley B, Lawson C, McLoughlin J. Pneumatosis intestinalis in patients receiving tube feeds. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Tonks S, Lee S, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, McNally MM, Arnold JD. Threatened AV access with central venous obstruction: Thoracic outlet decompression versus hero graft. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Best MD, Kirkpatrick SS, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJ. Improving the efficacy of liposomal-mediated vascular gene therapy via lipid surface modifications. Presented at 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 7-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Warner K, Buckley R, Mountain D, Kirkpatrick S, Whelan J, Terry P, Goldman M, Freeman M, Grandas O. Zyfamend+Wholemega fatty acid combinatorial therapy inhibits intimal hyperplasia via the attenuation of M2 macrophage differentiation in a rodent model of vascular injury. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2017 Jan 18-21; Naples, FL.

Isang EI, Dewald JB, Rasnake MS, Heidel RE. . Presented at 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; 2016 Dec 3-6; San Diego, CA.

Wall JS, Foster JS, Koul R, Williams A, Martin EB, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Lands R, Hanna W, Kennel SJ. A novel bifunctional peptide-FC-fusion construct for immunotherapy of visceral amyloidosis. Presented at 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; 2016 Dec 3-6; San Diego, CA.

Martin EB, Williams A, Heidel RE, Adams S, Lands R, Hanna W, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. A method to predict the amyloidogenic propensity of light chain proteins by measuring binding to synthetic amyloid fibrils. Presented at 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; 2016 Dec 3-6; San Diego, CA.

Edwards CV, Gould J, Langer AL, Mapara M, Radhakrishnan J, Maurer MS, Raza S, Mears JG, Wall JS, Solomon A, Lentzsch S. . Presented at 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition; 2016 Dec 3-6; San Diego, CA.

McLain JM, Daley BJ, Heidel E. The effect of Team STEPPS implementation on trauma ICU rounds. Presented at Trauma Quality Improvement Program Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Nov 5-7; Orlando, FL.

Bourdon AK, Spano G, Bellesi M, Tononi G, Cirelli C, Serra PA, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R, Campagna SR. Assessing the effects of sleep and wakefulness on the metabolome of mouse cortex using ultra-performance liquid chromatography coupled with high-resolution mass spectrometry. Presented at Society for Neuroscience 46th Annual Meeting; 2016 Nov 12-16; San Diego, CA.

Mihalko S, Glovak Z, Wiles KT, Angel C, Johnson JE, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R. Buprenorphine-induced antinociception varies as a function of leptin status in obese mice. Presented at Society for Neuroscience 46th Annual Meeting; 2016 Nov 12-16; San Diego, CA.

Stethen TW, Ghazi Y, Heidel RE, Daley B, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM. Walking to recovery: The effects of missed ambulation on postsurgical recovery. Presented at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; 2016 Oct 15-20; Washington, DC.

Bhat S, Heidel R, Bell J, Orucevic A. Influencing factors and evolving trends for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in breast cancer patients. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer; 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Oler PR, Brown SJ, Campbell PD, Ferrell AS, Fox DR, Osborne DR. Reproducible MRI and radiographic criteria for grading cervical facet and disc degeneration. Presented at International Skeletal Society 43rd Annual Meeting; 2016 Sep 6-9; Paris, France.

Beierle S, Tonks S, Lawson C, McMillen J, Heidel R, Pomy B, Woodman B, Daley B. The use of single dose Cefazolin for tube thoracostomy placement reduces culture proven pneumonia. Presented at American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Sep 14-17; Waikoloa, HI.

McNeil M, Heidel R, Bell JL, Orucevic A. Factors influencing decisions of breast cancer patients to follow-up on recommendations for genetic counselling - The University of Tennessee Medical Center experience. Presented at 2nd World Congress on Breast Cancer (Invited Lecture); 2016 Sep 19-21; Phoenix, AZ.

Abraham MP, Heidel RE, Smith LM, Daley BJ, Lawson CM. Early thromboprophylaxis trends toward non-operative failure in splenic injury. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Martin EB, Williams A, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Adams S, Dunlap J, Ramirez-Alvarado M, Blancas-Mejia L, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. Recruitment of human light chain proteins by synthetic fibrils is dependent on disease state and may be used to predict amyloidogenic propensity. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Beierle SP, Foster JS, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. A novel murine system for validating the specific targeting of peptides to light chain associated (AL) amyloid. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Wall JS, Williams A, Foster JS, Martin EB, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Zago W, Kinney FF, Kennel SJ. A bifunctional peptide, “peptope”, for pre-targeting antibody 7D8 to systemic amyloid deposits. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Wall JS, Williams A, Stuckey A, Martin EB, Richey T, Wooliver C, Heidel RE, Cheng X, Kennel SJ. Probing the structural requirements of polybasic peptides for effective and specific amyloid reactivity. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Foster JS, Williams A, Martin EB, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. Preliminary characterization of a novel peptide-Fc-fusion construct for targeting amyloid deposits. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Wall JS, Williams A, Martin EB, Cheng S, Kennel SK. Serendipitous inhibition of Aß and rV lambda 6Wil amyloid fibril growth bi-functional peptides. Presented at The XVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jul 3-7; Uppsala, Sweden.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: A promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Gordon VHL, Dudney T, Dhand R, Shamiyeh J, Heidel RE. Total sleep time strongly correlate with self-reported hospital admissions: An inpatient COPD cohort survey. Presented at SLEEP; 2016 Jun 11-15; Denver, CO.

Datta S, Garner J, Koul-Tiwari R, Barnes A. Extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) signaling in the pedunculopontine tegmentum (PPT) and homeostatic regulation of REM sleep. Presented at SLEEP; 2016 Jun 11-15; Denver, CO.

Barnes AK, Chesney L, Koul-Tiwari R, Datta S. Long photoperiods induce a depressive phenotype and impair novel object recognition in the rat. Presented at SLEEP; 2016 Jun 11-15; Denver, CO.

Koul-Tewari R, Garner A, Barnes A, Datta S. A novel role for pedunculopontine tegmentum (PPT) BDNF-TrkB signaling: A mechanism of homeostatic regulation of REM sleep in rat. Presented at SLEEP; 2016 Jun 11-15; Denver, CO.

Osborne D, Acuff S, Kaman A, Fu Y. Impact of amplitude-based gating on Y90 PET/CT diagnostic interpretation. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Osborne D, Acuff S. A novel method for whole-body dynamic imaging using continuous bed motion PET/CT with non-invasive estimation of arterial input function using an external radiation detector device. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Osborne D, Acuff S, Gregor J, Goddard J. Real-time motion correction using high resolution: High frame rate video monitoring and 64-bit list mode event repositioning. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Acuff S, Whittle B, Osborne D. Comparison of workflow efficiency and technologist radiation exposure when using TheraSphere and SIR-Sphere Y90 microspheres for liver cancer therapy. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Acuff S, Jackson A, Osborne D. Clinical considerations for using PET/CT in radiation therapy. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Stuckey A, Osoro M, Williams A, Kennel SJ, Richey T, Wall JS. Further evaluation of bone-seeking agent reactivity with systemic amyloid deposits in vitro and in vivo. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Stuckey A, Williams A, Martin EB, Richey T, Macy S, Cheng X, Kennel SJ, Wall JS. Preclinical validation and translation of peptide p5+14 as a molecular imaging agent for systemic amyloidoses. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 11-15; San Diego, CA.

Wilson GA, Blake GH, Stevens AR, McNabb A, Heidel RE. Comparing medical school training in rural, non-academic settings with training in academic settings: Is there a difference in preparedness for residency? Presented at Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Apr 30 - May 4; Minneapolis, MN.

Angel CL, Alami W, Mihalko S, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R. Buprenorphine-induced respiratory depression varies as a function of leptin-related genotype in normal weight and obese mice. Presented at Experimental Biology; 2016 Apr 2-6; San Diego, CA.

Bourdon AK, Spano G, Bellesi M, Tononi G, Cirelli C, Serra PA, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R, Campagna SR. Untargeted metabolomics reveal state-dependent neurochemical changes in frontal association (FrA) and motor cortex (M1) of C57Bl/6J (B6) mouse. Presented at Experimental Biology; 2016 Apr 2-6; San Diego, CA.

Bell JL, Heidel RE, Orucevic A. Axillary surgery in patients with ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) - Analysis of the US National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) from 1998-2012. Presented at Society of Surgical Oncology's 69th Annual Cancer Symposium; 2016 Mar 2-5; Boston, MA.

Brock TC, White WM, Pickens RB, Winter CA, Heidel RE. Accuracy of staging MRI in patients undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. Presented at Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2016 Mar 17-20; Nashville, TN.

Zite NB, Trimble HD, van Nes JB, Roake J, Heidel E. A novel cervical model to teach cervical dilation and effacement. Presented at Association of Processors of Gynecology and Obstetrics & Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 2-5; New Orleans, LA.

Bhat SG, Woody C, Heidel E, Orucevic A, Bell JL. Evolving trends & influencing factors in mastectomy decisions. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Beierle SP, Lewis J, Heidel RE, Stewart E, McLoughlin J. Women in breast surgery - does a shared anatomy equate to a shared interest? Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 2-4; Jacksonville, FL.

Beierle S, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, Bell J, Gray K, LaPinska M, Mancini M, Nelson HS, McLoughlin J. A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins after a wire-guided partial mastectomy. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Lamb B, Jeffcoach D, Childress R, Heidel RE, Daley BJ. Acute long bone fractures and the weekend effect. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Feb 20-23; Atlanta, GA.

Univers J, Mountain D, Freeman B, Fisher R, Kirkpatrick S, Klein F, Freeman M, Grandas O. Urotensin's mechanistic role for development of intimal hyperplasia in androgen deficient males. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2016 Feb 2-4; Jacksonville, FL.

Buckley MR, Mountain DJ, Bools LM, Kirkpatrick SS, Whelan J, Terry P, Freeman MB, Grandas OH. Dietary Zyflamend inhibits intimal hyperplasia development via the attenuation of macrophage infiltration in a rodent model of vascular injury. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2016 Jan 20-23; Cancun, Mexico.

Jeffcoach DR, Gallegos JJ, Jesty SA, Coan PN, Chen J, Heidel RE, Daley, BJ. Utility of CPR in hemorrhagic shock, a dog model. Presented at 29th Annual Scientific Assesmly of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; 2016 Jan 12-16; San Antonio, TX.

Buckley MR, McNally MM, Arnold JD, Grandas OH, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Carlson ER, Freeman MB. Clinical outcomes of double mandibular osteotomy for exposure of skull based carotid artery pathology. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2016 Jan 20-23; Cancun, Mexico.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL. Utilization and impact of Oncotype DX 21- gene breast cancer assay in clinical practice across the US: 2010-2012 National Cancer Data Base analysis. Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2015 Dec 8-12; San Antonio, TX.

Orucevic A, Heidel RE, Bell JL. Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base 2010-2012 Oncotype DX breast cancer assay: Lessons learned. Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium; 2015 Dec 8-12; San Antonio, TX.

Abraham MP, Hinds M, Tayidi I, Jeffcoach DR, Corder JM, Hamilton LA, Lawson CM, Bollig RW, Heidel RE, McMillen JC, Daley BJ. Quetiapine for delirium prophylaxis in high-risk critically ill patients. Presented at Region IV Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition; 2015 Nov 20-21; Atlanta, GA.

Angel C, Alami W, Mihalko S, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R. Sex, leptin status, and obesity modulate buprenorphine-induced respiratory depression in mice. Presented at American Physiological Society: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases: Physiology and Gender; 2015 Nov 17-20; Annapolis, MD.

Sammons B, Cathey L, Heidel E, Rasnake M. Illicit injection drug use as a risk factor for hospital onset central line-associated bloodstream infection. Presented at Infectious Disease Society of America: ID Week; 2015 Oct 7-11; San Diego, CA.

Rumberger LK, Kolze C, Heidel RE, Himelright I, Spinell J, Findeiss L, Daley B. Improving the accuracy of CT scanning in the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction: To scan or not to scan…again? Presented at American College of Gastroenterology; 2015 Oct 16-21; Honolulu, HI.

Wall JS. Amyloid-targeting-peptides for imaging and therapy. Presented at Visiting Professor, Mayo Clinic (Invited Lecture); 2015 Sep 28 - Oct 2; Rochester, MN.

Wall JS. Imaging amyloidosis. Presented at Amyloidosis: Raising Awareness, Improving Care, and Enhancing New Treatments (Invited Lecture); 2015 Oct 16; Nashville, TN.

Ogburn G, Misra N, Rasnake M, Sammons B, Mendez J, Heidel RE. Evaluation of peripheral eosinophilia in patients on Daptomycin. Presented at Infectious Disease Society of America: ID Week; 2015 Oct 7-11; San Diego, CA.

Datta S. Kamla B. K. Anand Oration Award: Acceptance speech. Presented at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Invited Lecture); 2015 Oct 12; New Delhi, India.

Gerard D, Carlson ER, Slocum K. Odontogenic ameloblast-associated protein expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue. Presented at American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 97th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibition; 2015 Sep 28 - Oct 3; Washington, DC.

Orucevic A, Curzon M, McLoughlin J, Geddam C, Heidel RE, Desai P, Panella T, Bell J. Breast cancer in elderly patients (70 years and older): The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville 10 year experience. Presented at World Congress on Breast Cancer; 2015 Aug 3-5; Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Continuous flow microfluidic chemistry: Synthesis of [F-18]Fluoro analogues of aniracetam as brain imaging agents. Presented at 250 th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Chemistry; 2015 Aug 16-20; Boston, MA.

Rumberger LK, Vittetoe D, Cathey L, Brown H, Heidel RE, Daley BJ. Implementing a colorectal bundle may improve surgical site infection rates. Presented at American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program; 2015 Jul 25-28; Chicago, IL.

Bools L, Buckley R, Mountain DJH, Kirkpatrick S, Whelan J, Terry P, Freeman MB, Grandas O. A poly-herbal dietary supplement, Zyflamend, inhibits matrix metalloproteinase expression and attenuates intimal hyperplasia in a rodent model of vascular disease. Presented at Society for Vascular Surgery; 2015 Jun 17-20; Chicago, IL.

Acuff S, Bradley Y, Stuckey A, Osborne D. Routine PET/CT workflow efficiency and scan time improvements using continuous bed motion (CBM) techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Osborne D, Lee S, Hu D, Acuff S. Head and neck motion correction in PET imaging using new particle tracking techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Osborne D, Stuckey A, Kennel S, Blevins D, Akula M. Fluroaniracetam: Initial biodistribution and characterization of a new brain imaging agent. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Acuff S, Osborne D. Non-invasive input function measurement using a modular detector device. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Acuff S, Bradley Y, Stuckey A, Osborne D. PET/CT gating workflow efficiency improvements using continuous bed motion imaging techniques. Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting; 2015 Jun 6-10; Baltimore, MD.

Martin E, Williams A, Richey T, Stuckey S, Macy S, Wooliver C, Kennel S, Wall J. Characterization of amyloid-reactive peptide, p43—an optimized molecular imaging agent for detection of pancreatic amyloidosis. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Martin E, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Wooliver C, Osborne D, Kennel S, Wall J. Non-invasive detection of critical cardiac amyloid deposits using a novel peptide, p5R+14. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Wall J, Williams A, Martin E, Uberbacher E, Cheng X, Kennel S. Serendipitous inhibition of amyloid fibril growth by bi-functional peptides. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Wall J, Martin E, Stuckey A, Williams A, Macy S, Richey T, Uberbacher E, Cheng X, Kennel S. Peptide p5+14 - A synthetic polybasic reagent for imaging amyloidosis. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Wall JS, Williams A, Martin EB, Richey T, Stuckey A, Macy S, Kennel SJ. Characterization of a novel bifunctional “Peptope” for pre-targeting immunotherapy of visceral amyloidosis. Presented at 24th American Peptide Symposium; 2015 Jun 20-25; Orlando, FL.

Bryant SB, Upadhyaya NB, Heidel RE, Hennessy M, Howard B Rodriguez H. Early diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in patients with elevated body mass index. Presented at 63rd American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6; San Francisco, CA.

Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, McElmurray J, Robinson CA, Heidel ER, Pasciak AS. The effect of anti-reflux catheters on pulmonary shunt fraction in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Presented at World Conference Interventional Radiology; 2015 May 6-9; New York, NY.

Freeman BM, Mountain DJH, Brock TC, Chapman J, Kirkpatrick SS, Arnold JD, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Freeman MB, Klein FA, Grandas OH. Testosterone replacement attenuates hyperplasia development in an androgen deficient model of vascular injury independent of MMP regulation. Presented at Vascular Research Initiatives Conference and Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Peripheral Vascular Disease Scientific Sessions; 2015 May 6-9; San Francisco, CA.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of a new thiol reactive bifunctional agent [18F]FPyAM using microfluidic system. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of N-[4-(2’-[18F]fluoroethyloxybenzoyl)]pyrrolidin-2-one: A potential new brain imaging agent. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Synthesis of [123I]Iodoaniracetam, a SPECT agent for brain imaging. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Akula M, Blevins D, Kabalka G, Osborne D. Microfluidic Synthesis of N-[6-(4-[18F]fluorobenzylidine)aminooxyhexyl]maleimide. Presented at The 21st International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences; 2015 May 26-31; Columbia, MO.

Crownover J, Terrell T, Heidel E, Galloway L, Casmus R. Association between TNF alpha1, TNF alpha2, and APOE G-219T genotypes and post concussion SAC and SCAT2 scores in college athletes. Presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; 2015 Apr 14-19; Hollywood, FL.

Wall J. Peptides for molecular imaging- It's all good. Presented at 6th Annual Nuclear Medicine Technologists of Tennessee; 2015 Mar 27-29; Franklin, TN.

Bourgeois AC, Pasciak A, Bradley YC, Heidel RE, McElmurray J. The impact of an anti-reflux catheter on downstream particulate distribution in liver directed embolotherapy: An in-vivo analysis. Presented at Society of Interventional Radiology; 2015 Feb 28 - Mar 5; Atlanta, GA.

Snyder D, Curzon M, Heidel RE, Geddam C, Panella T, Desai P, Bell J, Orucevic A. Redefining a traditional paradigm: Young (<40) females with breast carcinoma have improved overall survival when compared to > 70 year old. Presented at The 20th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease; 2015 Feb 12-15; Amelia Island, FL.

Jeffcoach D, LaCharite T, Barlow P, Powell C, Phillips M, Goldman M. CDI intervention on the documentation patterns of surgical residents. Presented at Academic Surgical Congress; 2015 Feb 3-5; Las Vegas, NV.

Bools LM, Mountain DJ, Fisher RK, Kirkpatrick SS, Arnold JD, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Freeman MB, Grandas OH. Comparative analysis of polymers for siRNA delivery in vascular smooth muscle cells. Presented at 10th Annual Academic Surgical Congress; 2015 Feb 3-5; Las Vegas, NV.

Bools L, Buckley R, Mountain D, Kirkpatrick S, Whelan J, Terry P, Freeman M, Grandas O. Zyflamend: A poly-herbal extract, inhibits matrix metalloproteinases expression and attenuates intimal hyperplasia in a rodent model of vascular disease. Presented at Southern Association for Vascular Surgery; 2015 Jan 14-17; Scottsdale, AZ.

Mahbub I, Hasan MS, Pullano SA, Quaiyum F, Stephens CP, To G, Fiorillo AS, Gaylord MS, Lorch V. A low power wireless sleep apnea detection system based on pyroelectric sensor. Presented at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Radio and Wireless Week; 2015 Jan 25-28; San Diego, CA.

Mahbub I, Hasan S, Pullano SA, Quaiyum F, Stephens CP, To G, Islam SK, Fiorillo AS, Gaylord MS, Lorch V. A low power wireless apnea detection system based on pyroelectric sensor. Presented at Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference; 2014 Dec 8-12; Oahu, HI.

Acuff S, Osborne D. Use of optimal respiratory gating with continuous bed motion PET/CT to improve personalized radiation therapy planning. Presented at Radiological Society of North America; 2014 Nov 30 - Dec 5; Chicago, IL.

Berthelier V. Searching for small molecules as potent inhibitors of Z-AAT. Presented at Alpha-1 Foundation Investigators’ Meeting; 2014 Oct 17; Miami, FL.

Osborne D. PET/CT imaging using continuous bed motion. Presented at European Association of Nuclear Medicine; 2014 Oct 18-22; Gothenburg, Sweden.

Chen J, Nepveux FJ, Patel P, Heidel RE, Orucevic A. Can finding esophageal eosinophilia in biopsies from esophageal strictures predict the diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis? Presented at College of American Pathologists; 2014 Sep 7-10; Chicago, IL.

Bools LM, Mountain DJH, Kirkpatrick SS, Arnold JD, Stevens SL, Goldman MH, Freeman MB, Grandas OH. Comparative analysis of polymers for siRNA delivery in vascular smooth muscle cells. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2014 Aug 8-10; Buchanan, TN.

Heidel RE. Nuts & bolts annual research symposium. Presented at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga (Invited Lectureship); 2014 Aug 15; Chattanooga, TN.

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