Faculty & Staff

Jacob Dubroff, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Radiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Molecular Imaging
3400 Spruce Street
110 Donner Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3041
Fax: 215-349-5843
Education:
BA (History and Sociology of Science)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
BAS (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
MD (Medicine)
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, 2006.
PhD (Neuroscience)
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Transitional Year, Frankford Hospitals, Jefferson Health System , 2006-2007.
Resident, Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 2007-2009.
Chief Resident, Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2010.
Certifications
United State Medical License Examination, 2007.
American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 2010.
Authorized User, Broad Scope License #PA-0131, State of Pennsylvania, 2010.
ACLS, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

PET Brain Imaging of Dementia and Epilepsy
SPECT Brain Imaging of Parkinson's Disease
PET/CT Oncologic Imaging
PET Myocardial Imaging
General Nuclear Medicine
Iodine Radiotherapy for Thyroid Disease

Description of Research Expertise

Neuroreceptor PET Imaging
Neuro Molecular Imaging
Molecular Biomarkers of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease
Brain Plasticity
Optical Imaging of Intrinsic Cortical Signals (Pre-clinical)

Selected Publications

Thaker AA, Schmitt SE, Pollard JR, Dubroff JG.: Natalizumab-Induced Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. Clin Nucl Med 39(7): 365-6, Jul 2014.

Doty RL, Beals E, Osman A, Dubroff J, Chung I, Leon-Sarmiento FE, Hurtig H, Ying GS.: Suprathreshold odor intensity perception in early-stage Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord 2014.

Ficicioglu C, Dubroff JG, Thomas N, Gallagher PR, Burfield J, Hussa C, Randall R, Zhuang H.: A Pilot Study of Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Findings in Patients with Phenylketonuria before and during Sapropterin Supplementation. J. Clin. Neurol. 9(3): 151-6, July 2013.

Allison KC, Studt SK, Berkowitz RI, Hesson LA, Moore RH, Dubroff JG, Newberg A, Stunkard AJ.: An open-label efficacy trial of escitalopram for night eating syndrome. Eat Behav. 14(2): 199-203, April 2013.

Arnold SE, Vega IE, Karlawish JH, Wolk DA, Nunez J, Negron M, Xie SX, Wang LS, Dubroff JG, McCarty-Wood E, Trojanowski JQ, Van Deerlin V.: Frequency and Clinicopathological Characteristics of Presenilin 1 Gly206Ala Mutation in Puerto Rican Hispanics with Dementia. J. Alzheimers Dis. 33(4): 1089-95, 2013.

Falcone M, Gold AB, Wileyto EP, Ray R, Ruparel K, Newberg A, Dubroff J, Logan J, Zubieta JK, Blendy JA, Lerman C.: μ-Opioid receptor availability in the amygdala is associated with smoking for negative affect relief. Psychopharmacology 222(4): 701-8, 2012.

Dubroff JG, Alavi A, Friedberg JS, Cengel KA: Postsurgical atypical F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography uptake. Clinical nuclear medicine 34(11): 808-10, Nov 2009.

Dubroff J G, Ficicioglu C, Segal S, Wintering N A, Alavi A, Newberg A B: FDG-PET findings in patients with galactosaemia. Journal of inherited metabolic disease 31(4): 533-9, Aug 2008.

Dubroff J G, Stevens R T, Hitt J, Hodge C J, McCasland J S: Anomalous functional organization of barrel cortex in GAP-43 deficient mice. NeuroImage 29(4): 1040-8, Feb 2006.

Dubroff J G, Stevens R T, Hitt J, Maier D L, McCasland J S, Hodge C J: Use-dependent plasticity in barrel cortex: intrinsic signal imaging reveals functional expansion of spared whisker representation into adjacent deprived columns. Somatosensory & motor research 22(1-2): 25-35, Mar-Jun 2005.

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