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Jacob Dubroff, MD, PhD

Jacob Dubroff, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the 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
BA (History and Sociology of Science)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
BAS (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
PhD (Neuroscience)
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, 2006.
MD (Medicine)
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, 2006.
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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

Nayate, A.P., Dubroff, J.G., Schmitt, J.E., Nasrallah, I., Kishore, R., Mankoff, D. and Pryma, D.A.: Use of standardized uptake value ratios decreases interreader variability of [18F] florbetapir PET brain scan interpretation. Am J Neuroradiol. Mar 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Doty RI, Gandhi SS, Osman A, Hurtig HI, Pawasarat I, Beals E, Chung I, Dubroff J, Newberg A, Ying GS, and Leon-Sarmiento FE.: Point pressure sensitivity in early stage Parkinson's disease. Physiol and Behav 138: 21-7, Jan 2015.

Doty RL, Nsoesie MT, Chung I, Osman A, Pawasarat I, Caulfield J, Hurtig H, Silas J, Dubroff J, Duda JE, Ying GS, Tekeli H, Leon-Sarmiento FE.: Taste function in early stage treated and untreated Parkinson's disease. J Neurol December 2014 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

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 29(9): 1208-12, Aug 2014.

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

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Last updated: 03/16/2015
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