Brandon Howard, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Nuclear Medicine
Address DUMC Box 3949
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7245
Fax 919-684-7135
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Ph.D., Pathology, Duke University Graduate School, 2005
  • Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2006-2007
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University of Virginia, 2007-2011
  • Nuclear Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, 2011-2012
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology, University of California, San Diego, 2012-2013
Clinical Interests General nuclear medicine; positron and single photon emission tomography (PET and SPECT); nuclear cardiology; imaging of neurodegenerative diseases; radionuclide therapy of thyroid cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, and lymphoma; Y-90 radioembolization of liver tumors
Research Interests Molecular image-guided interventions, imaging probe development, hybrid imaging
  • Howard BA, Sempowski GD, Scearce RM, Liao HX, Lee DM, Lam GK, Chen H, Fadden P, Haystead T, Haynes BF. Murine CD7 shares antigenic cross-reactivity with HSP-60. Hybridoma (Larchmt). 2008 Apr;27(2):81-9.
  • Howard BA, Furumai R, Campa MJ, Rabbani ZN, Vujaskovic Z, Wang XF, Patz EF Jr. Stable RNA interference-mediated suppression of cyclophilin A diminishes non-small-cell lung tumor growth in vivo. Cancer Res. 2005 Oct 1;65(19):8853-60.
  • Howard BA, Zheng Z, Campa MJ, Wang MZ, Sharma A, Haura E, Herndon JE 2nd, Fitzgerald MC, Bepler G, Patz EF Jr. Translating biomarkers into clinical practice: prognostic implications of cyclophilin A and macrophage migratory inhibitory factor identified from protein expression profiles in non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2004 Dec;46(3):313-23.
  • Wang MZ, Shetty JT, Howard BA, Campa MJ, Patz EF Jr, Fitzgerald MC. Thermodynamic analysis of cyclosporin a binding to cyclophilin a in a lung tumor tissue lysate. Anal Chem. 2004 Aug 1;76(15):4343-8.
  • Howard BA, Wang MZ, Campa MJ, Corro C, Fitzgerald MC, Patz EF Jr. Identification and validation of a potential lung cancer serum biomarker detected by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time of flight spectra analysis. Proteomics. 2003 Sep;3(9):1720-4.
  • Wang MZ, Howard B, Campa MJ, Patz EF Jr, Fitzgerald MC. Analysis of human serum proteins by liquid phase isoelectric focusing and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-mass spectrometry. Proteomics. 2003 Sep;3(9):1661-6.
  • Campa MJ, Wang MZ, Howard B, Fitzgerald MC, Patz EF Jr. Protein expression profiling identifies macrophage migration inhibitory factor and cyclophilin a as potential molecular targets in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Res. 2003 Apr 1;63(7):1652-6.