Babak Behnam Azad

Assistant Professor

20072019

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Research Output

A fully human CXCR4 antibody demonstrates diagnostic utility and therapeutic efficacy in solid tumor xenografts

Behnam Azad, B., Chatterjee, S., Lesniak, W., Lisok, A., Pullambhatla, M., Bhujwalla, Z. M., Pomper, M. G. & Nimmagadda, S., Mar 15 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 11, p. 12344-12358 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A humanized antibody for imaging immune checkpoint ligand PD-L1 expression in tumors

Chatterjee, S., Lesniak, W., Gabrielson, M., Lisok, A., Wharram, B., Sysa-Shah, P., Behnam Azad, B., Pomper, M. G. & Nimmagadda, S., 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 9, p. 10215-10227 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain PET imaging of α7-nAChR with [18F]ASEM: Reproducibility, occupancy, receptor density, and changes in schizophrenia

Wong, D. F., Kuwabara, H., Horti, A., Roberts, J. M., Nandi, A., Cascella, N., Brasic, J. R., Weerts, E., Kitzmiller, K., Phan, J. A., Gapasin, L., Sawa, A., Valentine, H., Wand, G. S., Mishra, C., George, N., McDonald, M., Lesniak, W., Holt, D., Behnam Azad, B. & 4 others, Dannals, R. F., Kem, W., Freedman, R. & Gjedde, A., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 21, 7, p. 656-667 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bridged cyclams as imaging agents for chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4)

Woodard, L. E., De Silva, R. A., Behnam Azad, B., Lisok, A., Pullambhatla, M., Lesniak, W. G., Mease, R. C., Pomper, M. G. & Nimmagadda, S., Aug 2014, In : Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 41, 7, p. 552-561 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design, synthesis and in vitro characterization of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 derivatives for pancreatic beta cell imaging by SPECT

Behnam Azad, B., Rota, V. A., Breadner, D., Dhanvantari, S. & Luyt, L. G., Feb 1 2010, In : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 18, 3, p. 1265-1272 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of a PSMA-targeted BNF nanoparticle construct

Behnam Azad, B., Banerjee, S. R., Pullambhatla, M., Lacerda, S., Foss, C. A., Wang, Y., Ivkov, R. & Pomper, M. G., Mar 14 2015, In : Nanoscale. 7, 10, p. 4432-4442 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of PSMA-Targeted PAMAM Dendrimer Nanoparticles in a Murine Model of Prostate Cancer

Lesniak, W., Boinapally, S., Ray, S., Behnam Azad, B., Foss, C., Shen, C., Lisok, A., Wharram, B., Nimmagadda, S. & Pomper, M. G., Jan 1 2019, In : Molecular Pharmaceutics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High-throughput screening of one-bead-one-compound peptide libraries using intact cells

Cho, C. F., Behnam Azad, B., Luyt, L. G. & Lewis, J. D., Aug 12 2013, In : ACS Combinatorial Science. 15, 8, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selective fluorination of m-tyrosine by OF2

Behnam Azad, B., Ashique, R., Chirakal, R. & Schrobilgen, G. J., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 129, 1, p. 22-27 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural characterization and in vivo evaluation of β-hairpin peptidomimetics as specific CXCR4 imaging agents

Lesniak, W. G., Sikorska, E., Shallal, H., Behnam Azad, B., Lisok, A., Pullambhatla, M., Pomper, M. G. & Nimmagadda, S., Mar 2 2015, In : Molecular Pharmaceutics. 12, 3, p. 941-953 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synthesis, radiometal labeling and in vitro evaluation of a targeted PPIX derivative

Behnam Azad, B., Cho, C. F., Lewis, J. D. & Luyt, L. G., Mar 1 2012, In : Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 70, 3, p. 505-511 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synthesis and evaluation of optical and PET GLP-1 peptide analogues for GLP-1R imaging

Azad, B. B., Rota, V., Yu, L., McGirr, R., St. Amant, A. H., Lee, T. Y., Dhanvantari, S. & Luyt, L. G., Apr 1 2015, In : Molecular imaging. 14, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Targeted imaging of the atypical chemokine receptor 3 (ACKR3/CXCR7) in human cancer xenografts

Behnam Azad, B., Lisok, A., Chatterjee, S., Poirier, J. T., Pullambhatla, M., Luker, G. D., Pomper, M. G. & Nimmagadda, S., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 57, 6, p. 981-988 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tau pathology in cognitively normal older adults

Ziontz, J., Bilgel, M., Shafer, A. T., Moghekar, A. R., Elkins, W., Helphrey, J., Gomez, G., June, D., McDonald, M. A., Dannals, R. F., Behnam Azad, B., Ferrucci, L., Wong, D. F. & Resnick, S. M., Dec 1 2019, In : Alzheimer's and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring. 11, p. 637-645 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The intricate role of CXCR4 in cancer

Chatterjee, S., Behnam Azad, B. & Nimmagadda, S., Jan 1 2014, Advances in Cancer Research. Academic Press Inc., p. 31-82 52 p. (Advances in Cancer Research; vol. 124).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The new frontiers of multimodality and multi-isotope imaging

Behnam Azad, B. & Nimmagadda, S., Jan 1 2014, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications VI. SPIE, 908326. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9083).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution