Dr. Paul Jerabek

Paul Jerabek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Radiology

jerabek@uthscsa.edu
(210) 567-8190 (Phone)
(210) 567-8152 (Fax)


Education

1982
University of California, Irvine, CA
Ph.D. (Chemistry)
1974
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
B.S. (Chemistry)

Recent Publications

1. Yee S, Jerabek PA, Fox, PT. Non-invasive quantification of cerebral blood flow for rats by microPET imaging of 15O labelled water: the application of a cardiac time-activity curve for the tracer arterial input function. Nucl Med Commun. 26(10), 903-911, Oct. 2005.

2. Feng CM, Narayana S, Lancaster JL, Jerabek PA, Arnow TL, Zhu F, Tan LH, Fox PT, Gao JH. CBF changes during brain activation: fMRI vs. PET. Neuroimage. 22(1), 443-446, May 2004.

3. Lee JS, Narayana S, Lancaster JL, Jerabek PA, Lee DS, Fox PT. Positron emission tomography during transcranial magnetic stimulation does not require micro-metal shielding. Neuroimage. 19(4), 1812-1819, Aug 2003.

4. Liotti M, Mayberg HS, McGinnis S, Brannan SK, Jerabek PA. Unmasking disease-specific cerebral blood flow abnormalities: mood challenge in patients with remitted unipolar depression. Am. J. Psychiatry. 159, 1830-1840, 2002.

5. Mayberg HS, Silva JA, Brannan SK, Tekell JL, Mahurin RK, McGinnis S, Jerabek PA. The functional neuroanatomy of the placebo effect. Am. J. Psychiatry. 159, 728-737, 2002.

6. Mayberg HS, Brannan SK, Tekell JL, Silva JA, Mahurin RK, McGinnis S, Jerabek PA. Regional metabolic effects of fluoxetine in major depression: serial changes and relationship to clinical response. Biol Psychiatry. 48(8), 830-843, Oct. 2000.

7. Xiong J, Rao S, Jerabek P, Zamarripa F, Woldorff M, Lancaster J, Fox PT. Intersubject variability in cortical activations during a complex language task. Neuroimage. 12(3), 326-339, Sept. 2000.

8. Liotti M, Mayberg HS, Brannan SK, McGinnis S, Jerabek P, Fox PT. Differential limbic--cortical correlates of sadness and anxiety in healthy subjects: implications for affective disorders. Biol Psychiatry. 48(1) 30-42, Jul. 2000.

9. Mayberg HS, Brannan SK, Tekell JL, Silva JA, Mahurin RK, McGinnis S, Jerabek PA. Regional metabolic effects of fuoxatine in major depression: serial changes and relationship to clinical response. Biol. Psychiatry. 48, 80-843, 2000.

10. Mayberg HS, Liotti M, Brannan SK, McGinnis S, Mahurin RK, Jerabek PA, Silva JA, Tekell JL, Martin CC, Lancaster JL, Fox PT. Reciprocal limbic-cortical function and negative mood: converging PET findings in depression and normal sadness. Am J Psychiatry. 156(5), 675-682, May 1999.

Recent Honors and Awards

1999
Teacher of the Year Award - Department of Radiology, Radiological Sciences
2000
UTHSCSA Institutional Core Research Facility Award - To Establish an Institutional Core Animal Research Imaging Facility


Funding

1 T32 EB000817-01A1/NIH/NRSA Training grant Fullerton (PI)
9/01/04-8/31/09
“Multidisciplinary Training Program in Human Imaging”
This grant provides stipends to support one graduate student in Medical Physics and one in Human Imaging.

R21 NS050486-01/NIH Fox (PI)
7/1/05-6/30/07
“O-15 PET Assessment of Stroke Dynamics & Therapy in Rats”
The objective of this study, is to test the hypothesis that 15O PET measurements of BP, MRO2, and OEF in rats can be utilized as an in vivo test module for the study of stroke and of therapeutic interventions in stroke.