Raghavendra Rao, MD

Raghavendra Rao, MD
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Minnesota Children's Hospital

2450 Riverside Ave
4th Floor Riverside East
Minneapolis MN 55454
(612) 273-7032

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Siddappa AJM, Rao R, Wobken JD, Leibold EA, Connor JR, Georgieff MK. Developmental changes in the expression of iron regulatory proteins and iron transport proteins in the perinatal rat brain. J Develop Neurosci Res 68: 761-775, 2002.

Rao R, Georgieff MK. Perinatal aspects of iron metabolism. Acta Paediatr Suppl. 438: 124-129, 2002.

Siddappa AJM, Rao R, Wobken JD, Casperson K, Leibold EA, Connor JR, Georgieff MK. Iron deficiency alters iron regulatory protein and iron transport protein expression in the perinatal rat brain. Pediatr Res (in press).

Tkac I, Rao R, Georgieff MK, Gruetter R. Developmental and regional changes in the neurochemical profile of the rat brain determined by in vivo 1H NMR spectroscopy. Magn Reson Med (under review)

Book Chapters
Rao R, Georgieff MK. Microminerals. In Tsang R, Uauy R, Koletzko B, Zlotkin S, (Eds.). Nutritional Requirements of the Premature Infant  Digipub; Cincinnati, OH (in press)

Rao R, Tkac I, Townsend E, Guetter R, Nelson CA Georgieff MK. Evaluation of acute and long-term effects of graded hypoxia ischemia (HI) on hippocampal metabolites in iron deficient (ID) vs. iron sufficient (IS) developing rats by magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) at 9.4 T. Pediatr Res 51: 442A, 2002. Platform presentation at the annual meeting of the American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research, May 6, 2002, Baltimore, Maryland.

Tkac I, Rao R, Townsend E, Georgieff MK, Gruetter R. Effect of Iron Deficiency and Mild Hypoxia Ischemia on the Hippocampal Neurochemical Profile in the Developing Rat Brain. Submitted for the Annual conference of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, May 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Tkac I, Rao R, Gruetter R.  In vivo 1H NMR Spectroscopy of the Developing Rat Brain at 9.4 Tesla. 16th European Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, June 9-14, 2002.

Raman L, Tkac I, Gruetter R, Georgieff MK, Rao R. Effect of chronic hypoxia on the neurochemical profile of developing hippocampus by 1H NMR spectroscopy at 9.4T. Accepted for platform presentation at the annual meeting of the American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research, May 5, 2003, Seattle, Washington.

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