Joseph Blecha, MS

Specialist

Publications

Hayes TR, Blecha JE, Chao CK, Huynh TL, VanBrocklin HD, Zinn KR, Taylor PW, Gerdes JM, Thompson CM. Positron emission tomography evaluation of oxime countermeasures in live rats using the tracer O-(2-[18 F]fluoroethyl)-O-(p-nitrophenyl)methylphosphonate [18 F]-VXS. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2020 May 20.
Huang Y, Zhao N, Wang YH, Truillet C, Wei J, Blecha JE, VanBrocklin HF, Seo Y, Sayeed M, Feldman BJ, Aggarwal R, Behr SC, Shao H, Wilson DM, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Gestwicki JE, Evans MJ. A Novel Radioligand Reveals Tissue Specific Pharmacological Modulation of Glucocorticoid Receptor Expression with Positron Emission Tomography. ACS Chem Biol. 2020 Jun 19; 15(6):1381-1391.
Kalita M, Parker MFL, Luu JM, Stewart MN, Blecha JE, VanBrocklin HF, Evans MJ, Flavell RR, Rosenberg OS, Ohliger MA, Wilson DM. Arabinofuranose-derived positron-emission tomography radiotracers for detection of pathogenic microorganisms. J Labelled Comp Radiopharm. 2020 May 15; 63(5):231-239.
Beckford-Vera DR, Gonzalez-Junca A, Janneck JS, Huynh TL, Blecha JE, Seo Y, Li X, VanBrocklin HF, Franc BL. PET/CT Imaging of Human TNFa Using [89Zr]Certolizumab Pegol in a Transgenic Preclinical Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Mol Imaging Biol. 2020 02; 22(1):105-114.
Stewart MN, Parker MFL, Jivan S, Luu JM, Huynh TL, Schulte B, Seo Y, Blecha JE, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Flavell RR, VanBrocklin HF, Ohliger MA, Rosenberg O, Wilson DM. High Enantiomeric Excess In-Loop Synthesis of d-[methyl-11C]Methionine for Use as a Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography Radiotracer in Bacterial Infection. ACS Infect Dis. 2020 01 10; 6(1):43-49.
Wang S, Blaha C, Santos R, Huynh T, Hayes TR, Beckford-Vera DR, Blecha JE, Hong AS, Fogarty M, Hope TA, Raleigh DR, Wilson DM, Evans MJ, VanBrocklin HF, Ozawa T, Flavell RR. Synthesis and Initial Biological Evaluation of Boron-Containing Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen Ligands for Treatment of Prostate Cancer Using Boron Neutron Capture Therapy. Mol Pharm. 2019 09 03; 16(9):3831-3841.
V. Beckford, C. Fu, J. Janneck, T. Huynh, J. Blecha, X. Li, B. Franc, H. Vanbrocklin. OP#41 Immuno-PET imaging of human tumor necrosis factor alpha in a transgenic mouse model of rheumatoid arthritis. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 2019 Jul 1; 72:s16-s17.
Hayes TR, Blecha JE, Thompson CM, Gerdes JM, VanBrocklin HF. Divergent synthesis of organophosphate [11C]VX- and [11C]Sarin-surrogates from a common set of starting materials. Appl Radiat Isot. 2019 Sep; 151:182-186.
Levi J, Lam T, Goth SR, Yaghoubi S, Bates J, Ren G, Jivan S, Huynh TL, Blecha JE, Khattri R, Schmidt KF, Jennings D, VanBrocklin H. Imaging of Activated T Cells as an Early Predictor of Immune Response to Anti-PD-1 Therapy. Cancer Res. 2019 07 01; 79(13):3455-3465.
Behr SC, Aggarwal R, VanBrocklin HF, Flavell RR, Gao K, Small EJ, Blecha J, Jivan S, Hope TA, Simko JP, Kurhanewicz J, Noworolski SM, Korn NJ, De Los Santos R, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR, Nguyen HG, Greene KL, Langton-Webster B, Berkman CE, Seo Y. Phase I Study of CTT1057, an 18F-Labeled Imaging Agent with Phosphoramidate Core Targeting Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen in Prostate Cancer. J Nucl Med. 2019 07; 60(7):910-916.
Hayes TR, Thompson CM, Blecha JE, Gerdes JM, VanBrocklin HF. Radiosynthesis of O-(1-[18 F]fluoropropan-2-yl)-O-(4-nitrophenyl)methylphosphonate: A novel PET tracer surrogate of sarin. J Labelled Comp Radiopharm. 2018 12; 61(14):1089-1094.
Neumann KD, Blecha JE, Hayes TR, Huynh T, Chao CK, Guilloteau N, Zinn KR, VanBrocklin HF, Thompson CM, Gerdes JM. Radiosynthesis, ex Vivo Biodistribution, and in Vivo Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Evaluations of [11C]2-Pyridinealdoxime Methiodide ([11C]2-PAM): A First-In-Class Antidote Tracer for Organophosphate Intoxication. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2018 12 19; 9(12):3007-3014.
Taglang C, Korenchan DE, von Morze C, Yu J, Najac C, Wang S, Blecha JE, Subramaniam S, Bok R, VanBrocklin HF, Vigneron DB, Ronen SM, Sriram R, Kurhanewicz J, Wilson DM, Flavell RR. Late-stage deuteration of 13C-enriched substrates for T1 prolongation in hyperpolarized 13C MRI. Chem Commun (Camb). 2018 May 17; 54(41):5233-5236.
Mutch CA, Ordonez AA, Qin H, Parker M, Bambarger LE, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Blecha J, Carroll V, Taglang C, Flavell R, Sriram R, VanBrocklin H, Rosenberg O, Ohliger MA, Jain SK, Neumann KD, Wilson DM. [11C]Para-Aminobenzoic Acid: A Positron Emission Tomography Tracer Targeting Bacteria-Specific Metabolism. ACS Infect Dis. 2018 07 13; 4(7):1067-1072.
Neumann KD, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Mutch CA, Flavell RR, Blecha JE, Kwak T, Sriram R, VanBrocklin HF, Rosenberg OS, Ohliger MA, Wilson DM. Imaging Active Infection in vivo Using D-Amino Acid Derived PET Radiotracers. Sci Rep. 2017 08 11; 7(1):7903.
Rahul Raj Aggarwal, Spencer Behr, Youngho Seo, Kenneth Gao, Vahid Rahanfar, Jim Slater, Joseph Blecha, Beatrice Langton-Webster, Clifford Berkman, Henry Vanbrocklin. First-in-human phase 1 PET study of CTT1057, a novel 18 F-labeled imaging agent targeting prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) in prostate cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017 May 20; 35(15_suppl):e16562-e16562.
Neumann KD, Thompson CM, Blecha JE, Gerdes JM, VanBrocklin HF. An improved radiosynthesis of O-(2-[18 F]fluoroethyl)-O-(p-nitrophenyl)methylphosphonate: A first-in-class cholinesterase PET tracer. J Labelled Comp Radiopharm. 2017 06 15; 60(7):337-342.
Blecha JE, Henderson BD, Hockley BG, VanBrocklin HF, Zubieta JK, DaSilva AF, Kilbourn MR, Koeppe RA, Scott PJH, Shao X. An updated synthesis of [11 C]carfentanil for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of the µ-opioid receptor. J Labelled Comp Radiopharm. 2017 06 30; 60(8):375-380.
Franc BL, Goth S, MacKenzie J, Li X, Blecha J, Lam T, Jivan S, Hawkins RA, VanBrocklin H. In Vivo PET Imaging of the Activated Immune Environment in a Small Animal Model of Inflammatory Arthritis. Mol Imaging. 2017 01 01; 16:1536012117712638.
Dannoon S, Ganguly T, Cahaya H, Geruntho JJ, Galliher MS, Beyer SK, Choy CJ, Hopkins MR, Regan M, Blecha JE, Skultetyova L, Drake CR, Jivan S, Barinka C, Jones EF, Berkman CE, VanBrocklin HF. Structure-Activity Relationship of (18)F-Labeled Phosphoramidate Peptidomimetic Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA)-Targeted Inhibitor Analogues for PET Imaging of Prostate Cancer. J Med Chem. 2016 06 23; 59(12):5684-94.
Li L, Che L, Wang C, Blecha JE, Li X, VanBrocklin HF, Calvisi DF, Puchowicz M, Chen X, Seo Y. [(11)C]acetate PET Imaging is not Always Associated with Increased Lipogenesis in Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Mice. Mol Imaging Biol. 2016 06; 18(3):360-7.
Schankin CJ, Maniyar FH, Seo Y, Kori S, Eller M, Chou DE, Blecha J, Murphy ST, Hawkins RA, Sprenger T, VanBrocklin HF, Goadsby PJ. Ictal lack of binding to brain parenchyma suggests integrity of the blood-brain barrier for 11C-dihydroergotamine during glyceryl trinitrate-induced migraine. Brain. 2016 07; 139(Pt 7):1994-2001.
Flavell RR, Truillet C, Regan MK, Ganguly T, Blecha JE, Kurhanewicz J, VanBrocklin HF, Keshari KR, Chang CJ, Evans MJ, Wilson DM. Caged [(18)F]FDG Glycosylamines for Imaging Acidic Tumor Microenvironments Using Positron Emission Tomography. Bioconjug Chem. 2016 Jan 20; 27(1):170-8.
Laura Serwer, Natacha Le Moan, Melanie Regan, Joseph Blecha, Andrew Davis, Kevin Tanaka, Tim Keating, Jamie Romero, Philberta Leung, Tina Davis, Catherine Bedard, Sarah Ng, Feng Yan, Raquel Santos, Tomoko Ozawa, Nicholas Butowski, Stephen Cary, Theodore Nicolaides, Youngho Seo, Jonathan Winger, Henry VanBrocklin, Ana Krtolica. NIMG-45REAL-TIME PET IMAGING DEMONSTRATES TUMOR ACCUMULATION AND OXYGENATION BY OMX-4.80P, AN OXYGEN CARRIER ENGINEERED FOR THE TREATMENT OF GLIOBLASTOMA. Neuro-Oncology. 2015 Nov 1; 17(suppl_5):v164-v164.
Flavell RR, von Morze C, Blecha JE, Korenchan DE, Van Criekinge M, Sriram R, Gordon JW, Chen HY, Subramaniam S, Bok RA, Wang ZJ, Vigneron DB, Larson PE, Kurhanewicz J, Wilson DM. Application of Good's buffers to pH imaging using hyperpolarized (13)C MRI. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Sep 25; 51(74):14119-22.
Ganguly T, Dannoon S, Hopkins MR, Murphy S, Cahaya H, Blecha JE, Jivan S, Drake CR, Barinka C, Jones EF, VanBrocklin HF, Berkman CE. A high-affinity [(18)F]-labeled phosphoramidate peptidomimetic PSMA-targeted inhibitor for PET imaging of prostate cancer. Nucl Med Biol. 2015 Oct; 42(10):780-7.
C Schankin, F Maniyar, Y Seo, S Kori, M Eller, J Blecha, S Murphy, T Sprenger, H VanBrocklin, P Goadsby. EHMTI-0125. Studying the permeability of the blood-brain barrier during migraine attacks using [11C]-dihydroergotamine. The Journal of Headache and Pain. 2014 Dec 1; 15(Suppl 1):f22.
Carroll V, Michel BW, Blecha J, VanBrocklin H, Keshari K, Wilson D, Chang CJ. A boronate-caged [¹8F]FLT probe for hydrogen peroxide detection using positron emission tomography. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Oct 22; 136(42):14742-5.
Blecha JE, Anderson MO, Chow JM, Guevarra CC, Pender C, Penaranda C, Zavodovskaya M, Youngren JF, Berkman CE. Inhibition of IGF-1R and lipoxygenase by nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) analogs. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2007 Jul 15; 17(14):4026-9.
Mallari JP, Choy CJ, Hu Y, Martinez AR, Hosaka M, Toriyabe Y, Maung J, Blecha JE, Pavkovic SF, Berkman CE. Stereoselective inhibition of glutamate carboxypeptidase by organophosphorus derivatives of glutamic acid. Bioorg Med Chem. 2004 Nov 15; 12(22):6011-20.