2022 Publications (move to Emory!)

143. Haider, A., Zhao, C., Wang, L., Xiao, Z., Rong, J., Xia, X., Chen, Z., Pfister, S. K., Mast, N., Yutuc, E., Chen, J., Li, Y., Shao, T., Warnock, G. I., Dawoud, A., Connors, T. R., Oakley, D.H., Wei, H., Wang, J., Zheng, Z., Xu, H., Davenport, A. T., Daunais, J. B., Van, R. S., Shao, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, M. R., Gebhard, C., Pikuleva, I., Levey, A. I., Griffiths, W.J. and Liang, S. H. “Assessment of cholesterol homeostasis in the living human brain”, Sci Transl Med. 2022, 14(665), eadc9967. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.adc9967. Epub 2022 Oct 5. Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36197966/


142. Fu, H.; Rong, J.; Chen, Z.; Zhou, J.; Collier, T. and Liang, S. H. “Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Tracers for Serotonin Receptors”, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2022, accepted. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jmedchem.2c00633


141. Haider, A.; Deng, X.; Mastromihalis, O.; Pfister, S. K.; Jeppesen, T. E.; Xiao, Z.; Pham, V.; Sun, S.; Rong, J.; Zhao, C.; Chen, J.; Li, Y.; Connors, T. R.; Davenport, A. T.; Daunais, J. B.; Hosseini, V.; Ran, W.; Christopoulos, A.; Wang, L.; Valant, C. and Liang, S. H. “Structure-Activity Relationship of Pyrazol-4-yl-Pyridine Derivatives and Identification of a Radiofluorinated Probe for Imaging the Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor M4”, Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, 2022, accepted. 


140. Ahmed, H; Gisler, L.; Elghazawy, E. H.; Keller, C.; Sippl, W.; Liang, S. H.; Haider, A and Ametamey, S. M. “Development and Validation of [3H]OF-NB1 for Preclinical Assessment of GluN1/2B Candidate Drugs”, Pharmaceuticals, 2022, accepted.


139. Yu, Q.; Kumata, K.; Rong, J.; Chen, Z.; Yamasaki, T.; Chen, J.; Xiao, Z.; Ishii, H.; Hiraishi, A.; Shao, T.; Zhang, Y.; Hu, K.; Xie, L.; Fujinaga, M.; Zhao, C.; Mori, W.; Collier, T.; Haider, A.; Tomita, S.; Zhang, M.-R. and Liang, S. H.  “Imaging of Transmembrane AMPA Receptor Regulatory Proteins by Positron Emission Tomography”, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2022, accepted. DOI: doi: 10.3390/ph15080960.



138. Zhang, W.; Deng, X.; Zhang, F.-X.; Lin, J.-H.; Xiao, J.-C. and Liang, S. H. “The Synthesis and 18F-Labeling of Alkenyl Sulfonyl Fluorides via an Unconventional Elimination Pathway”, Organic Letters, 2022, accepted.



137. Bhere, D.; Choi, S. H.; van de Donk, P.; Hope, D.; Gortzak, K.; Kunnummal, A.; Khalsa, J.; Revai Lechtich, E.; Reinshagen, C.; Leon, V.; Nissar, N.; Bi, W. L.; Feng, C.; Li, H.; Zhang, Y. S.; Liang, S. H.; Vasdev, N.; Essayed, W.; Quevedo, P. V.; Golby, A.; Banouni, N.; Palagina, A.; Abdi, R.; Fury, B.; Smirnakis, S.; Lowe, A.; Reeve, B.; Hiller, A.; Chiocca, E. A.; Prestwich, G.; Wakimoto, H.; Bauer, G.; Shah, K. “Target receptor identification and subsequent treatment of resected brain tumors with encapsulated and engineered allogeneic stem cells”, Nature Communications, 2022, 13, 2810.   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9120173/.


136. Cheng, R.; Fujinaga, M.; Yang, J.; Rong, J.; Haider, A.; Ogasawara, D.; Van, R. S.; Shao, T.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, X.; Calderon Leon, E. R.; Zhang, Y.; Mori, W.; Kumata, K.; Yamasaki, T.; Xie, L.; Sun, S.; Wang, L.; Ran, C.; Shao, Y.; Cravatt, B.; Josephson, L.; Zhang, M. R. and Liang, S. H. “A novel monoacylglycerol lipase-targeted 18F-labeled probe for positron emission tomography imaging of brown adipose tissue in the energy network”, Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, 2022, accepted.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35513432/.


135. Bengs, S.; Warnock, G. I.; Portmann, A.; Mikail, N.; Rossi, A.; Ahmed, H.; Etter, D.; Treyer, V.; Gisler, L.; Pfister, S. K.; Jie, C.; Meisel, A.; Keller, C.; Liang, S. H.; Schibli, R.; Mu, L.; Buechel, R. R.; Kaufmann, P. A.; Ametamey, S. M.; Gebhard, C.; Haider, A. Rest/stress myocardial perfusion imaging by positron emission tomography with 18F-Flurpiridaz: A feasibility study in mice. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, 2022, doi: 10.1007/s12350-022-02968-9. 


134. Shao, T.; Chen, Z.; Cheng, R.; Collier, L.; Josephson, L.; Chung, R. T. and Liang, S. H. “Preliminary evaluation of [11C]MAGL-0519 as a promising PET ligand for the diagnosis of Hepatocellular carcinoma”, Bioorganic Chemistry, 2022, 120, 105620. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0045206822000256