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Associate Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Radiology



My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of drug effects; magnetic resonance spectroscopy of metabolic disease; multinuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; pulse sequence design

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Radiology


Radiology, Radiology, Imaging, Fibrosis

My Education

BS: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1989.

MA: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1991.

PhD: University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, 1998.

My Publications

Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency impairs frontostriatal recruitment following repeated amphetamine treatment in rats: A 7 Tesla in vivo phMRI study. McNamara, RK; Schurdak, JD; Asch, RH; Lindquist, DM. Nutritional Neuroscience (Informa). 2019; 22:587-595.

Role of polyunsaturated fatty acids in human brain structure and function across the lifespan: An update on neuroimaging findings. McNamara, RK; Asch, RH; Lindquist, DM; Krikorian, R. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 2018; 136:23-34.

Deficits in Docosahexaenoic Acid Accrual during Adolescence Reduce Rat Forebrain White Matter Microstructural Integrity: An in vivo Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study. McNamara, RK; Schurdak, JD; Asch, RH; Peters, BD; Lindquist, DM. Developmental Neuroscience. 2018; 40:84-92.

Glutamate homeostasis in the adult rat prefrontal cortex is altered by cortical docosahexaenoic acid accrual during adolescence: An &ITin vivo&(ITH)-H- 1 MRS study. McNamara, RK; Asch, RH; Schurdak, JD; Lindquist, DM. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. 2017; 270:39-45.

Effects of dietary-induced alterations in rat brain docosahexaenoic acid accrual on phospholipid metabolism and mitochondrial bioenergetics: An in vivo P-31 MRS study. Lindquist, DM; Asch, RH; Schurdak, JD; McNamara, RK. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2017; 95:143-146.

Loss of SLC25A46 causes neurodegeneration by affecting mitochondrial dynamics and energy production in mice. Li, Z; Peng, Y; Hufnagel, RB; Hu, Y; Zhao, C; Queme, LF; Khuchua, Z; Driver, AM; Dong, F; Lu, QR; et al. Human Molecular Genetics. 2017; 26:3776-3791.

Intravenous miR-144 inhibits tumor growth in diethylnitrosamine-induced hepatocellular carcinoma in mice. He, Q; Wang, F; Honda, T; Lindquist, DM; Dillman, JR; Timchenko, NA; Redington, AN. Tumor Biology: from basic science to clinical application. 2017; 39:1010428317737729-8.

Quantitative Skeletal Muscle MRI: Part 2, MR Spectroscopy and T2 Relaxation Time Mapping-Comparison Between Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Healthy Boys. Kim, HK; Serai, S; Lindquist, D; Merrow, AC; Horn, PS; Kim, DH; Wong, BL. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015; 205:W216-W223.

Prenatal and early postnatal lead exposure in mice: neuroimaging findings. Lindquist, DM; Beckwith, T; Cecil, KM; Sanchez-Martin, FJ; Landero-Figueroa, J; Puga, A. Quantitive Imaging in Medicine and Surgery. 2015; 5:511-518.