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Dr. Amanda P. Beck, D.V.M.

Amanda P. Beck, D.V.M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

Areas of Research: Scientific Director of the Histology and Comparative Pathology Facility - Pathologic characterization of animal models of human disease; mouse phenotyping

Selected Publications

Basel MT, Balivada S, Beck AP, Kerrigan MA, Pyle MM, Dekkers JC, Wyatt CR, Rowland RR, Anderson DE, Bossmann SH, Troyer DL. Human Xenografts Are Not Rejected in a Naturally Occurring Immunodeficient Porcine Line: a Human Tumor Model in Pigs. BioRes Open Access. 2012; 1(2):63-68.

Beck AP and Jones ML. Chondrosarcoma of the scapula of an 8 month old Holstein steer. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2012; 24:791-793.

Opoku-Acheampong AB, Unis D, Henningson J, Beck AP and Lindshield B. Preventive and Therapeutic Efficacy of Finasteride and Dutasteride in TRAMP mice. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(10):e77738.

Shishido SN, Prasain K, Beck A, Nguyen TDT, Hua DH and Nguyen TA. Bioavailability and efficacy of a gap junction enhancer (PQ7) in a mouse mammary tumor model. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(6):e67174.

Shishido SN, Faulkner EB, Beck A and Nguyen TA. The Effect of Antineoplastic Drugs in a Male Spontaneous Mammary Tumor Model. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(6):e64866.

Shishido SN, Delahaye A, Beck A and Nguyen TA. The MMTV-PyVT transgenic mouse as a multistage model for mammary carcinoma and the efficacy of antineoplastic treatment. J Cancer Ther. 2013; 4:1187-1197.  

Jones ML, Beck AP and Dubielzig RR. Diagnostic Exercise: Bilateral Buphthalmia in a Longhorn Steer. Vet Pathol. 2013; 50(1):212-214.

Beck AP, Erdelyi I and Zeiss CJ. Endometrial Decidualization and Deciduosis in Aged Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Comp Med. 2014; 64(2):148-156.

Beck AP, Brooks A and Zeiss CJ. Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in Two Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Comp Med. 2014; 64(4):314-22.

Beck AP,Compton SR and Zeiss CJ. Pathology in Practice: Hamster Polyomavirus in a Pet Syrian Hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014; 244(9):1037-1039.

Caporizzo DJ, Kwiatkowski AE, Chen M-K, Beck AP, Booth CJ, Zeiss C, Smith PC, Scholz JAC and Wilson SR. Use of FDG-PET-CT to Aid in a Diagnosis of Intestinal Adenocarcinoma in Two Rhesus Macaques. Comp Med. 2014; 264(3): 211-20.

Li X, Galliher-Beckley A, Pappan L, Trible B, Kerrigan M, BeckA, Hesse D, BlechaF, Nietfeld JC, RowlandRR, and Shi J. Comparison of Host Immune Responses to Homologous and Heterologous Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) Challenge in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Pigs. Biomed Res Int. 2014; 2014:416727.

Cox MM, Wendler CC, Erdelyi I, Beck A, Zeiss C and Rivkees SA. Chronic Neonatal Diazoxide Therapy is Not Associated with Adverse Effects on Behavior. OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences. 2014; 14(1):49-56.

Shishido SN, Delahaye A, Beck A, Nguyen TA. The anticancer effect of PQ1 in the MMTV-PyVT mouse model. Int J Cancer. 2014; 134(6):1474-83.

Goldstein J, Roth E, Roberts N, Zwick R, Lin S, Fletcher S, Tadeu A, Wu C, Beck A, Zeiss C, Suarez-Farinas M, Horsley V. Loss of endogenous Nfatc1 reduces the rate of DMBA/TPA-induced skin tumorigenesis. Mol Biol Cell. 2015; 26(20): 3606-3614.

Wang J, Jiang Z, Lam W, Gullen E, Yu Z, Wei Y, Wang L, Zeiss C, Beck A, Cheng E, Cheng W, Cheng Y, Zhang Y. Study of Malformin C, a Fungal Cyclic Pentapeptide, as an Anti-cancer Drug. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(11):e0140069.

Beck AP, Magden ER, Buchl SJ, Baze WB. Malignant Neoplasia of the Sex Skin in Two Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Comp Med. 2016; 66(2):154-161.

Beck AP, Gray SB, Chaffee BK. Disseminated Hemangiosarcoma in a Juvenile Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta). Comp Med. 2016; 66(3):246-53.

Chaffee BK, Beck AP, Owston MA, Kumar S, Baze WB, Magden ER, Dick EJ, LammeyM, AbeeCR. Spontaneous Reproductive Tract Lesions in Aged Captive Chimpanzees. Vet Pathol. 2016; 53(2):425-35. 

Smith PC, Zeiss CJ, Beck AP, Scholz JA. Demodex musculi Infestation in Genetically Immunomodulated Mice. Comp Med. Epub ahead of print, July 2016.

Chandra D, Selvanesan BC, Yuan Z, Libutti SK, Koba W, Beck A, Zhu K, Casadevall A,Dadachova E, Gravekamp C. 32-phosphorus selectively delivered by listeria to pancreatic cancer demonstrates a strong therapeutic effect. Oncotarget. 2017; Epub 2/6/17.

Zeiss CJ, Allore H, Beck AP. Established patterns of animal study design undermine translation of disease-modifying therapies for Parkinson's disease. PLoS ONE. 2017;12(2):e0171790.

Beck AP, Shima AL, Bennett MD, Johnson LK. Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Northern Brown Bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus). Vet Sci. 2017;4(1):10.

Tabrizian T, Wang D, Guan F, Hu Z, Beck A, Delahaye F, Huffman DM. Apc, but not obesity, synergizes with PTEN to drive intestinal stem cell tumors. Endocr Relat Cancer. Epub ahead of print, 28 Mar 2017.

Opoku-Acheampong AB, Henningson J, Beck AP and Lindshield BL. 5α-reductase 1 mRNA Levels are Positively Correlated with TRAMP Mouse Prostate Most Severe Lesion Scores. PLoS ONE. 2017; 12(5): e0175874.

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