Francis Blankenberg

Associate Professor of Radiology (Pediatric Radiology) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1992) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1991) CA

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1987) CA

Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1993) CA

Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (1992)

Medical Education: UCLA School of Medicine (1986) CA

Ferumoxytol enhanced resting state fMRI and relative cerebral blood volume mapping in normal human brain
D'Arceuil, H., Coimbra, A., Triano, P., Dougherty, M., Mello, J., & Blankenberg, F. (2013). Ferumoxytol enhanced resting state fMRI and relative cerebral blood volume mapping in normal human brain. NEUROIMAGE, 83, 200-209.

Recent Advances in the Molecular Imaging of Programmed Cell Death: Part II-Non-Probe-Based MRI, Ultrasound, and Optical Clinical Imaging Techniques
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (2013). Recent Advances in the Molecular Imaging of Programmed Cell Death: Part II-Non-Probe-Based MRI, Ultrasound, and Optical Clinical Imaging Techniques. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 54(1), 1-4.

Brain uptake of Tc99m-HMPAO correlates with clinical response to the novel redox modulating agent EPI-743 in patients with mitochondrial disease
Blankenberg, F. G., Kinsman, S. L., Cohen, B. H., Goris, M. L., Spicer, K. M., & Enns, G. M. (2012). Brain uptake of Tc99m-HMPAO correlates with clinical response to the novel redox modulating agent EPI-743 in patients with mitochondrial disease. MOLECULAR GENETICS AND METABOLISM, 107(4), 690-699.

Recent Advances in the Molecular Imaging of Programmed Cell Death: Part I-Pathophysiology and Radiotracers
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (2012). Recent Advances in the Molecular Imaging of Programmed Cell Death: Part I-Pathophysiology and Radiotracers. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 53(11), 1659-1662.

Initial experience in the treatment of inherited mitochondrial disease with EPI-743
Enns, G. M., Kinsman, S. L., Perlman, S. L., Spicer, K. M., Abdenur, J. E., & Miller, G. (2012). Initial experience in the treatment of inherited mitochondrial disease with EPI-743. MOLECULAR GENETICS AND METABOLISM, 105(1), 91-102.

Targeted Systemic Radiotherapy with scVEGF/Lu-177 Leads to Sustained Disruption of the Tumor Vasculature and Intratumoral Apoptosis
Blankenberg, F. G., Levashova, Z., Goris, M. G., Hamby, C. V., Backer, M. V., & Backer, J. M. (2011). Targeted Systemic Radiotherapy with scVEGF/Lu-177 Leads to Sustained Disruption of the Tumor Vasculature and Intratumoral Apoptosis. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 52(10), 1630-1637.

Multimodality Molecular Imaging of Apoptosis in Oncology
Blankenberg, F. G., & Norfray, J. F. (2011). Multimodality Molecular Imaging of Apoptosis in Oncology. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 197(2), 308-317.

Mechanisms behind Local Immunosuppression Using Inhaled Tacrolimus in Preclinical Models of Lung Transplantation
Deuse, T., Blankenberg, F., Haddad, M., Reichenspurner, H., Phillips, N., & Schrepfer, S. (2010). Mechanisms behind Local Immunosuppression Using Inhaled Tacrolimus in Preclinical Models of Lung Transplantation. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 43(4), 403-412.

Characterization of a Recombinant Form of Annexin VI for Detection of Apoptosis
Smith, C., Mehta, R., Gibson, D. F., Levashova, Z., Blankenberg, F. G., & Tait, J. F. (2010). Characterization of a Recombinant Form of Annexin VI for Detection of Apoptosis. BIOCONJUGATE CHEMISTRY, 21(8), 1554-1558.

Molecular Imaging of Changes in the Prevalence of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor in Sunitinib-Treated Murine Mammary Tumors
Levashova, Z., Backer, M., Hamby, C. V., Pizzonia, J., Backer, J. M., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2010). Molecular Imaging of Changes in the Prevalence of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor in Sunitinib-Treated Murine Mammary Tumors. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 51(6), 959-966.

Annexin A5 Uptake in Ischemic Myocardium: Demonstration of Reversible Phosphatidylserine Externalization and Feasibility of Radionuclide Imaging
Kenis, H., Zandbergen, H. R., Hofstra, L., Petrov, A. D., Dumont, E. A., & Reutelingsperger, C. Pm. (2010). Annexin A5 Uptake in Ischemic Myocardium: Demonstration of Reversible Phosphatidylserine Externalization and Feasibility of Radionuclide Imaging. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 51(2), 259-267.

Noninvasive assessment of tumor VEGF receptors in response to treatment with Pazopanib: A molecular imaging study
Blankenberg, F. G., Levashova, Z., Sarkar, S. K., Pizzonia, J., Backer, M. V., & Backer, J. M. (2010). Noninvasive assessment of tumor VEGF receptors in response to treatment with Pazopanib: A molecular imaging study. TRANSLATIONAL ONCOLOGY, 3(1), 56-64.

Imaging Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Receptors in Turpentine-Induced Sterile Thigh Abscesses with Radiolabeled Single-Chain VEGF
Levashova, Z., Backer, M., Backer, J. M., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2009). Imaging Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Receptors in Turpentine-Induced Sterile Thigh Abscesses with Radiolabeled Single-Chain VEGF. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 50(12), 2058-2063.

Apoptosis Imaging: Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry
Blankenberg, F. G. (2009). Apoptosis Imaging: Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. ANTI-CANCER AGENTS IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, 9(9), 944-951.

Analysis of In Situ and Ex Vivo Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor Expression During Experimental Aortic Aneurysm Progression
Tedesco, M. M., Terashima, M., Blankenberg, F. G., Levashova, Z., Spin, J. M., & Dalman, R. L. (2009). Analysis of In Situ and Ex Vivo Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor Expression During Experimental Aortic Aneurysm Progression. ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 29(10), 1452-?.

Imaging the molecular signatures of apoptosis and injury with radiolabeled annexin V.
Blankenberg, F. G. (2009). Imaging the molecular signatures of apoptosis and injury with radiolabeled annexin V. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, 6(5), 469-476.

SPECT and PET Imaging of EGF Receptors with Site-Specifically Labeled EGF and Dimeric EGF
Levashova, Z., Backer, M. V., Horng, G., Felsher, D., Backer, J. M., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2009). SPECT and PET Imaging of EGF Receptors with Site-Specifically Labeled EGF and Dimeric EGF. BIOCONJUGATE CHEMISTRY, 20(4), 742-749.

Monitoring of Treatment-Induced Apoptosis in Oncology with PET and SPECT
Blankenberg, F. G. (2008). Monitoring of Treatment-Induced Apoptosis in Oncology with PET and SPECT. CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL DESIGN, 14(28), 2974-2982.

In vivo imaging of apoptosis
Blankenberg, F. G. (2008). In vivo imaging of apoptosis. CANCER BIOLOGY & THERAPY, 7(10), 1525-1532.

In vivo detection of apoptosis
Blankenberg, F. G. (2008). In vivo detection of apoptosis. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 49, 81S-95S.

Mid-infrared reflectivity of experimental atheromas
Holman, H.-Y. N., Bjornstad, K. A., Martin, M. C., McKinney, W. R., Blakely, E. A., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2008). Mid-infrared reflectivity of experimental atheromas. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL OPTICS, 13(3).

Direct site-specific labeling of the cys-tag moiety in scVEGF with technetium 99m
Levashova, Z., Backer, M., Backer, J. M., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2008). Direct site-specific labeling of the cys-tag moiety in scVEGF with technetium 99m. BIOCONJUGATE CHEMISTRY, 19(5), 1049-1054.

Radiolabeled monocyte chemotactic protein I for the detection of inflammation in experimental atherosclerosis
Hartung, D., Petrov, A., Haider, N., Fujimoto, S., Blankenberg, F., & Narula, J. (2007). Radiolabeled monocyte chemotactic protein I for the detection of inflammation in experimental atherosclerosis. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 48(11), 1816-1821.

Monitoring the protective effects of minocycline treatment with radiolabeled annexin v in an experimental model of focal cerebral ischemia
Tang, M. N., Wang, Q., Koikel, M. A., Cheng, D., Goris, M. L., & Yenari, M. A. (2007). Monitoring the protective effects of minocycline treatment with radiolabeled annexin v in an experimental model of focal cerebral ischemia. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 48(11), 1822-1828.

Nuclear medicine applications in molecular imaging: 2007 update
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (2007). Nuclear medicine applications in molecular imaging: 2007 update. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 51(2), 99-110.

Improved detection of cell death in vivo with annexin V radiolabeled by site-specific methods
Tait, J. F., Smith, C., Levashova, Z., Patel, B., Blankenberg, F. G., & Vanderheyden, J.-L. (2006). Improved detection of cell death in vivo with annexin V radiolabeled by site-specific methods. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 47(9), 1546-1553.

In vivo tumor angiogenesis imaging with site-specific labeled Tc-99m-HYNIC-VEGF
Blankenberg, F. G., Backer, M. V., Levashova, Z., Patel, V., & Backer, J. M. (2006). In vivo tumor angiogenesis imaging with site-specific labeled Tc-99m-HYNIC-VEGF. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 33(7), 841-848.

Tc-99-HYNIC-annexin VSPECT imaging of acute stroke and its response to neuroprotective therapy with anti-Fas ligand antibody
Blankenberg, F. G., Kalinyak, J., Liu, L. P., Koike, M., Cheng, D. Y., & Yenari, M. A. (2006). Tc-99-HYNIC-annexin VSPECT imaging of acute stroke and its response to neuroprotective therapy with anti-Fas ligand antibody. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 33(5), 566-574.

Radiolabeling of HYNIC-annexin V with technetium-99m for in vivo imaging of apoptosis
Blankenberg, F. G., Vanderheyden, J.-L., Strauss, H. W., & Tait, J. F. (2006). Radiolabeling of HYNIC-annexin V with technetium-99m for in vivo imaging of apoptosis. NATURE PROTOCOLS, 1(1), 108-110.

Only the CD62L(+) subpopulation of CD4(+)CD25(+) regulatory T cells protects from lethal acute GVHD
Ermann, J., Hoffmann, P., Edinger, M., Dutt, S., Blankenberg, F. G., & Strober, S. (2005). Only the CD62L(+) subpopulation of CD4(+)CD25(+) regulatory T cells protects from lethal acute GVHD. BLOOD, 105(5), 2220-2226.

Tumor imaging using a standardized radiolabeled adapter protein docked to vascular endothelial growth factor
Blankenberg, F. G., Mandl, S., Cao, Y. A., O'Connell-Rodwell, C., Contag, C., & Backer, J. M. (2004). Tumor imaging using a standardized radiolabeled adapter protein docked to vascular endothelial growth factor. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 45(8), 1373-1380.

Molecular imgaging with single photon emission computed tomography - How new tracers can be employed in the nuclear medicine clinic
Blankenberg, F. G. (2004). Molecular imgaging with single photon emission computed tomography - How new tracers can be employed in the nuclear medicine clinic. IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY MAGAZINE, 23(4), 51-57.

Apoptosis in a rodent model of cranial suture fusion: In situ imaging and gene expression analysis
Fong, K. D., Song, H. M., Nacamuli, R. P., Franc, B. L., Mari, C., & Longaker, M. T. (2004). Apoptosis in a rodent model of cranial suture fusion: In situ imaging and gene expression analysis. PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 113(7), 2037-2047.

Detection of focal hypoxic-ischemic injury and neuronal stress in a rodent model of unilateral MCA occlusion/reperfusion using radiolabeled annexin V
Mari, C., Karabiyikoglu, M., Goris, M. L., Tait, J. F., Yenari, M. A., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2004). Detection of focal hypoxic-ischemic injury and neuronal stress in a rodent model of unilateral MCA occlusion/reperfusion using radiolabeled annexin V. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, 31(5), 733-739.

Multi-modality imaging identifies key times for annexin V imaging as an early predictor of therapeutic outcome.
Mandl, S. J., Mari, C., Edinger, M., Negrin, R. S., Tait, J. F., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2004). Multi-modality imaging identifies key times for annexin V imaging as an early predictor of therapeutic outcome. Molecular imaging, 3(1), 1-8.

Recent advances in the imaging of programmed cell death
Blankenberg, F. G. (2004). Recent advances in the imaging of programmed cell death. CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL DESIGN, 10(13), 1457-1467.

Imaging cell death in vivo
Blankenberg, F., Mari, C., & Strauss, H. W. (2003). Imaging cell death in vivo. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 47(4), 337-348.

Molecular imaging: the latest generation of contrast agents and tissue characterization techniques
Blankenberg, F. G. (2003). Molecular imaging: the latest generation of contrast agents and tissue characterization techniques. JOURNAL OF CELLULAR BIOCHEMISTRY, 90(3), 443-453.

Bcl-2-mediated inhibition of apoptosis in rat cardiac allografts worsens development of graft coronary artery disease
Kown, M. H., Miniati, D. N., Jahncke, C. L., Lijkwan, M. A., Murata, S., & Robbins, R. C. (2003). Bcl-2-mediated inhibition of apoptosis in rat cardiac allografts worsens development of graft coronary artery disease. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 22(9), 986-992.

Composite spirometric-computed tomography outcome measure in early cystic fibrosis lung disease
Robinson, T. E., Leung, A. N., Northway, W. H., Blankenberg, F. G., Chan, F. P., & Moss, R. B. (2003). Composite spirometric-computed tomography outcome measure in early cystic fibrosis lung disease. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 168(5), 588-593.

An automated approach to quantitative air trapping measurements in mild cystic fibrosis
Goris, M. L., Zhu, H. Yj., Blankenberg, F., Chan, F., & Robinson, T. E. (2003). An automated approach to quantitative air trapping measurements in mild cystic fibrosis. CHEST, 123(5), 1655-1663.

Donor cardiac allografts from p53 knockout mice exhibit apoptosis-independent prolongation of survival
Kown, M. H., Murata, S., Jahncke, C. L., Mari, C., Berry, G. J., & Robbins, R. C. (2002). Donor cardiac allografts from p53 knockout mice exhibit apoptosis-independent prolongation of survival. TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, 34(8), 3274-3276.

Imaging cell death with radiolabeled annexin V in an experimental model of rheumatoid arthritis
Post, A. M., Katsikis, P. D., Tait, J. F., Geaghan, S. M., Strauss, H. W., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2002). Imaging cell death with radiolabeled annexin V in an experimental model of rheumatoid arthritis. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 43(10), 1359-1365.

Nuclear medicine applications in molecular imaging
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (2002). Nuclear medicine applications in molecular imaging. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 16(4), 352-361.

The use of (99m)Technetium-labeled MCP-1 to assess, graft coronary artery disease in rat cardiac allografts
Kown, M. H., Jahncke, C. L., Lijkwan, M. A., Koransky, M. L., Mari, C., & Robbins, R. C. (2002). The use of (99m)Technetium-labeled MCP-1 to assess, graft coronary artery disease in rat cardiac allografts. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 21(9), 1009-1015.

Zinc chloride-mediated reduction of apoptosis as an adjunct immunosuppressive modality in cardiac transplantation
Kown, M. H., van der Steenhoven, T. J., Jahncke, C. L., Mari, C., Lijkwan, M. A., & Robbins, R. C. (2002). Zinc chloride-mediated reduction of apoptosis as an adjunct immunosuppressive modality in cardiac transplantation. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 21(3), 360-365.

Development of radiocontrast agents for vascular imaging: progress to date.
Blankenberg, F. G., Mari, C., & Strauss, H. W. (2002). Development of radiocontrast agents for vascular imaging: progress to date. American journal of cardiovascular drugs , 2(6), 357-365.

Detection of early atherosclerosis with radiolabeled monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in prediabeteic Zucker rats
Blankenberg, F. G., Wen, P. Z., Dai, M., Zhu, D. N., Panchal, S. N., & Valantine, H. A. (2001). Detection of early atherosclerosis with radiolabeled monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in prediabeteic Zucker rats. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 31(12), 827-835.

In vivo Imaging of acute cardiac rejection in human patients using (99m)Technetium labeled annexin V
Kown, M. H., Strauss, H. W., Blankenberg, F. G., Berry, G. J., Stafford-Cecil, S., & Robbins, R. C. (2001). In vivo Imaging of acute cardiac rejection in human patients using (99m)Technetium labeled annexin V. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION, 1(3), 270-277.

Imaging macrophages and the apoptosis of granulocytes in a rodent model of subacute and chronic abscesses with radiolabeled monocyte chemotactic peptide-1 and annexin V
Blankenberg, F. G., Tait, J. F., Blankenberg, T. A., Post, A. M., & Strauss, H. W. (2001). Imaging macrophages and the apoptosis of granulocytes in a rodent model of subacute and chronic abscesses with radiolabeled monocyte chemotactic peptide-1 and annexin V. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 28(9), 1384-1393.

Apoptosis and allograft rejection in the absence of CD8(+) T cells
Ogura, Y., Martinez, O. M., Villanueva, J. C., Tait, J. F., Strauss, H. W., & Krams, S. M. (2001). Apoptosis and allograft rejection in the absence of CD8(+) T cells. TRANSPLANTATION, 71(12), 1827-1834.

Spirometer-triggered high-resolution computed tomography and pulmonary function measurements during an acute exacerbation in patients with cystic fibrosis
Robinson, T. E., Leung, A. N., Northway, W. H., Blankenberg, F. G., Bloch, D. A., & Moss, R. B. (2001). Spirometer-triggered high-resolution computed tomography and pulmonary function measurements during an acute exacerbation in patients with cystic fibrosis. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 138(4), 553-559.

Imaging cyclophosphamide-induced intramedullary apoptosis in rats using Tc-99m-radiolabeled annexin V
Blankenberg, F. G., Naumovski, L., Tait, J. F., Post, A. M., & Strauss, H. W. (2001). Imaging cyclophosphamide-induced intramedullary apoptosis in rats using Tc-99m-radiolabeled annexin V. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 42(2), 309-316.

Will imaging of apoptosis play a role in clinical care? A tale of mice and men
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (2001). Will imaging of apoptosis play a role in clinical care? A tale of mice and men. APOPTOSIS, 6(1-2), 117-123.

Noninvasive strategies to image cardiovascular apoptosis.
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (2001). Noninvasive strategies to image cardiovascular apoptosis. Cardiology clinics, 19(1), 165-?.

TC99M MCP-1 imaging of chronic rejection in rat cardiac allografts.
Kown, M. H., Blankenberg, F. G., Strauss, H. W., Hoyt, G. E., & Robbins, R. C. (2001). TC99M MCP-1 imaging of chronic rejection in rat cardiac allografts. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 20(2), 186.

Zinc-mediated reduction of apoptosis in cardiac allografts
Kown, M. H., van der Steenhoven, T., Blankenberg, F. G., Hoyt, G., Berry, G. J., & Robbins, R. C. (2000). Zinc-mediated reduction of apoptosis in cardiac allografts. CIRCULATION, 102(19), 228-232.

Zinc-mediated reduction of apoptosis in cardiac allografts.
Kown, M. H., van der Steenhoven, T., Blankenberg, F. G., Hoyt, G., Berry, G. J., & Robbins, R. C. (2000). Zinc-mediated reduction of apoptosis in cardiac allografts. Circulation, 102(19), III228-32.

Tc-99m annexin V imaging of neonatal hypoxic brain injury
D'Arceuil, H., Rhine, W., de Crespigny, A., Yenari, M., Tait, J. F., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2000). Tc-99m annexin V imaging of neonatal hypoxic brain injury. STROKE, 31(11), 2692-2699.

Radioimaging to identify myocardial cell death and probably injury
Strauss, H. W., Narula, J., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2000). Radioimaging to identify myocardial cell death and probably injury. LANCET, 356(9225), 180-181.

Gastrointestinal dysfunction associated with syringomyelia and hydromyelia
Garcia-Careaga, M., Cox, K. M., Blankenberg, F., & Cox, K. L. (2000). Gastrointestinal dysfunction associated with syringomyelia and hydromyelia. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, 31(1), 71-75.

Radionuclide imaging of acute lung transplant rejection with annexin V
Blankenberg, F. G., Robbins, R. C., Stoot, J. H., Vriens, P. W., Berry, G. J., & Strauss, H. W. (2000). Radionuclide imaging of acute lung transplant rejection with annexin V. CHEST, 117(3), 834-840.

Apoptosis: The importance of nuclear medicine
Blankenberg, F. G., Tait, J., Ohtsuki, K., & Strauss, H. W. (2000). Apoptosis: The importance of nuclear medicine. NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS, 21(3), 241-250.

Radiolabeled annexin V imaging: Diagnosis of allograft rejection in an experimental rodent model of liver transplantation
Ogura, Y., Krams, S. M., Martinez, O. M., Kopiwoda, S., Higgins, J. Pt., & Blankenberg, F. G. (2000). Radiolabeled annexin V imaging: Diagnosis of allograft rejection in an experimental rodent model of liver transplantation. RADIOLOGY, 214(3), 795-800.

Apoptotic cell death: its implications for imaging in the next millennium
Blankenberg, F. G., Tait, J. F., & Strauss, H. W. (2000). Apoptotic cell death: its implications for imaging in the next millennium. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 27(3), 359-367.

Sonography, CT, and MR imaging: A prospective comparison of neonates with suspected intracranial ischemia and hemorrhage
Blankenberg, F. G., Loh, N. N., Bracci, P., D'Arceuil, H. E., Rhine, W. D., & Enzmann, D. R. (2000). Sonography, CT, and MR imaging: A prospective comparison of neonates with suspected intracranial ischemia and hemorrhage. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 21(1), 213-218.

Technetium-99m HYNIC-annexin V: a potential radiopharmaceutical for the in-vivo detection of apoptosis
Ohtsuki, K., Akashi, K., Aoka, Y., Blankenberg, F. G., Kopiwoda, S., & Strauss, H. W. (1999). Technetium-99m HYNIC-annexin V: a potential radiopharmaceutical for the in-vivo detection of apoptosis. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 26(10), 1251-1258.

In vivo detection of apoptotic cell death: A necessary measurement for evaluating therapy for myocarditis, ischemia, and heart failure
Blankenberg, F., Narula, J., & Strauss, H. W. (1999). In vivo detection of apoptotic cell death: A necessary measurement for evaluating therapy for myocarditis, ischemia, and heart failure. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY, 6(5), 531-539.

Dying a thousand deaths - Radionuclide imaging of apoptosis
Blankenberg, F., Ohtsuki, K., & Strauss, H. W. (1999). Dying a thousand deaths - Radionuclide imaging of apoptosis. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 43(2), 170-176.

Standardized high-resolution CT of the lung using a spirometer-triggered electron beam CT scanner
Robinson, T. E., Leung, A. N., Moss, R. B., Blankenberg, F. G., Al-Dabbagh, H., & Northway, W. H. (1999). Standardized high-resolution CT of the lung using a spirometer-triggered electron beam CT scanner. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 172(6), 1636-1638.

Non-invasive diagnosis of acute heart-or lung-transplant rejection using radiolabeled annexin V
Blankenberg, F. G., & Strauss, H. W. (1999). Non-invasive diagnosis of acute heart-or lung-transplant rejection using radiolabeled annexin V. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 29(5), 299-305.

Imaging of apoptosis (programmed cell death) with Tc-99m annexin V
Blankenberg, F. G., Katsikis, P. D., Tait, J. F., Davis, R. E., Naumovski, L., & Strauss, H. W. (1999). Imaging of apoptosis (programmed cell death) with Tc-99m annexin V. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 40(1), 184-191.

The use of technetium Tc 99m annexin V for in vivo imaging of apoptosis during cardiac allograft rejection
Vriens, P. W., Blankenberg, F. G., Stoot, J. H., Ohtsuki, K., Berry, G. J., & Robbins, R. C. (1998). The use of technetium Tc 99m annexin V for in vivo imaging of apoptosis during cardiac allograft rejection. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 116(5), 844-852.

In vivo detection and imaging of phosphatidylserine expression during programmed cell death
Blankenberg, F. G., Katsikis, P. D., Tait, J. F., Davis, R. E., Naumovski, L., & Strauss, H. W. (1998). In vivo detection and imaging of phosphatidylserine expression during programmed cell death. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 95(11), 6349-6354.

Impaired cerebrovascular autoregulation after hypoxic-ischemic injury in extremely low-birth-weight neonates: Detection with power and pulsed wave Doppler US
Blankenberg, F. G., Loh, N. N., Norbash, A. M., Craychee, J. A., Spielman, D. M., & Enzmann, D. R. (1997). Impaired cerebrovascular autoregulation after hypoxic-ischemic injury in extremely low-birth-weight neonates: Detection with power and pulsed wave Doppler US. RADIOLOGY, 205(2), 563-568.

Quantitative analysis of apoptotic cell death using proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Blankenberg, F. G., Katsikis, P. D., STORRS, R. W., Beaulieu, C., Spielman, D., & Tait, J. F. (1997). Quantitative analysis of apoptotic cell death using proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. BLOOD, 89(10), 3778-3786.

Clinical image. Lipoblastoma of the thigh: MR appearance.
Katz, D. S., Merchant, N., Beaulieu, C. F., & Blankenberg, F. G. (1996). Clinical image. Lipoblastoma of the thigh: MR appearance. Journal of computer assisted tomography, 20(6), 1002-1003.

Neonatal intracranial ischemia and hemorrhage: Diagnosis with US, CT, and MR imaging
Blankenberg, F. G., Norbash, A. M., Lane, B., Stevenson, D. K., Bracci, P. M., & Enzmann, D. R. (1996). Neonatal intracranial ischemia and hemorrhage: Diagnosis with US, CT, and MR imaging. RADIOLOGY, 199(1), 253-259.

Detection of apoptotic cell death by proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Blankenberg, F. G., STORRS, R. W., Naumovski, L., Goralski, T., & Spielman, D. (1996). Detection of apoptotic cell death by proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. BLOOD, 87(5), 1951-1956.

EVOLVING ASYMMETRIC HYPERTROPHIC PYLORIC-STENOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH HISTOLOGIC EVIDENCE OF EOSINOPHILIC GASTROENTERITIS
Blankenberg, F. G., Parker, B. R., Sibley, E., & Kerner, J. A. (1995). EVOLVING ASYMMETRIC HYPERTROPHIC PYLORIC-STENOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH HISTOLOGIC EVIDENCE OF EOSINOPHILIC GASTROENTERITIS. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 25(4), 310-311.

THE INFLUENCE OF VOLUMETRIC TUMOR DOUBLING TIME, DNA-PLOIDY, AND HISTOLOGIC GRADE ON THE SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH INTRACRANIAL ASTROCYTOMAS
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MR IMAGING IN AN EXPERIMENTAL-MODEL OF BRAIN-TUMOR IMMUNOTHERAPY
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COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY AS AN ADJUNCT TO ULTRASOUND IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE ACALCULOUS CHOLECYSTITIS
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