Precision Radio-Theranostics Translational Laboratories (PRT2L)

Linda Peterson, M.D.

Contact Information
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Radiology
CB 8225
510 S. Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63110

 660 S. Euclid Ave.
(314) 362-4577

Current Position
Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology

Research Interests
Myocardial and skeletal metabolism, structure, and function

Key Publications:

1. Peterson LR, Waggoner AD, Schechtman KB, Meyer T, Gropler RJ, Barzilai B, Davila-Roman VG. "Alterations in Left Ventricular Structure and Function in Young Healthy Obese Women: Assessment by Echocardiography and Tissue Doppler Imaging." J Am Coll Cardiol 2004; 43:1399-1404.
2. Peterson LR, Herrero P, Schechtman KB, Racette S, Waggoner AD, Kisrieva-Ware Z, Dence C, Klein S, Klein S, Marsala J, Meyer T, Gropler RJ. "Effect of Obesity and Insulin Resistance on Myocardial Substrate Metabolism and Efficiency in Young Women." Circulation, 2004; 109:2191-6.
3. Peterson LR, Soto PF, Herrero P, Schechtman KB, Mohammed BS, Avidan M, Dence C, Delano DA, Baumstark J, Gropler RJ. "Sex Differences in Human Myocardial Glucose and Oxygen Metabolism." J Nucl Cardiol, 2007; 14:573-81. PMCID: PMC203452.
4. Peterson LR, Herrero P, McGill J, Schechtman KB, Kisrieva-Ware Z, Lesniak D, Gropler RJ. "Fatty Acids and Insulin Modulate Myocardial Substrate Utilization in Humans with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus." Diabetes, 2008; 57:32-40.
5. O'Connor RD, Gropler RJ, Peterson LR, Schaffer J, Ackerman J. "Limits of a Localized Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Assay for Ex Vivo Myocardial Triacylglycerol." J Pharm Biomed Anal, 2007; 45:382-9.
6. Peterson LR, Soto PF, Herrero P, Mohammed BS, Avidan M, Dence C, Gropler RJ. "Impact of Gender on the Myocardial Metabolic Response to Obesity." J Am Coll of Cardiol Img, 2008; 1:424-433. PMCID: PMC2982260.
7. Lin CH, Kurup S, Herrero P, Schechtman KB, Eagon JC, Klein S, Dorn GW II, Gropler RJ, Waggoner AD, Peterson LR. "Myocardial Oxygen Consumption Change Predicts Left Ventricular Relaxation Improvement in Obese Humans After Weight Loss." Obesity, 2011; 19:1804-12. PMCID: PMC3398694.
8. McGill JB, Peterson LR, Herrero P, Saeed IM, Recklein C, Coggan AR, DeMoss AJ, Schechtman KB, Dence CS, Gropler RJ. "Potentiation of Abnormalities in Myocardial Metabolism with the Development of Diabetes in Women with Obesity and Insulin Resistance." J Nucl Med, 2011; 18(3):421-9. PMID: PMC21516378.
9. Peterson LR, Saeed IM, McGill JB, Herrero P, Schechtman KB, Gunawaradena R, Recklein C, Coggan AR, DeMoss AJ, Dence CS, Jamal A, Gropler RJ. "Sex and Type 2 Diabetes: Obesity-Independent Effects on Left Ventricular Substrate Metabolism and Relaxation in Humans." Obesity, 2011; 19:1804-12. PMCID: PMC3314727.
10. Cade WT, Reeds DN, Overton ET, Herrero P, Waggoner AD, Davila-Roman VG, Lassa-Clapton S, Gropler RJ, Soto PF, Krauss MJ, Yarasheski KE, Peterson LR. "Effects of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Metabolic Complications on Myocardial Nutrient Metabolism, Blood Flow, and Oxygen Consumption: A Cross-Sectional Analysis." Cardiovasc Diabetol, 2011; 10:1-12. PMID: 22151886.
11. Zheng J, Coggan Ar, An J, Zhang X, Bashir A, Muccigrosso D, Peterson LR, Gropler RJ. "MR Skeletal Muscle Oximetry." Magn Res Med, 2013 Feb 19 (epub ahead of print).
12. Lyons MR, Peterson LR, McGill JB, Herrero P, Coggan AR, Saeed IM, Recklein C, Schechtman KB, Gropler RJ. "Impact of Sex on the Heart's Metabolic and Functional Responses to Diabetic Therapies." Am J Physiol, 2013; 305(11):H1584-91