Precision Radio-Theranostics Translational Laboratories (PRT2L)

Linda Peterson, M.D.

Contact Information
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Campus Box 8086
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Northwest Tower
(314) 362-4577

Current Position
Professor of Medicine and Radiology

Research Interests
Myocardial and skeletal metabolism, structure, and function.

Key Publications:

  1. Peterson LR, Jiang X, Chen L, Goldberg AC, Farmer MS, Ory DS, Schaffer JE. Alterations in plasma triglycerides and ceramides: links with cardiac function in humans with type 2 diabetes. J Lipid Res. 2020 Jul; 61(7):1065-1074. PMID: 32393551. PMCID: PMC7328042. doi: 10.1194/jlr.RA120000669.
  2. Nwabuo CC, Duncan M, Xanthakis V, Peterson LR, Mitchell GF, McManus D, Cheng S, Vasan RS. Association of Circulating Ceramides With Cardiac Structure and Function in the Community: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Oct; 8(19):e013050. Epub 2019 Sep 24. PMID: 31549564. PMCID: PMC6806035. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.013050.
  3. Coggan AR, Hoffman RL, Gray DA, Moorthi RN, Thomas DP, Leibowitz JL, Thies D, Peterson LR. A Single Dose of Dietary Nitrate Increases Maximal Knee Extensor Angular Velocity and Power in Healthy Older Men and Women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci . 2020 May; 75(6):1154-1160. PMID: 31231758. PMCID: PMC7243590. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glz156.
  4. Coggan AR, Broadstreet SR, Mahmood K, Mikhalkova D, Madigan M, Bole I, Park S, Leibowitz JL, Kadkhodayan A, Thomas DP, Thies D, Peterson LR. Dietary Nitrate Increases VO 2peak and Performance but Does Not Alter Ventilation or Efficiency in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction. J Card Fail. 2018 Feb; 24(2):65-73. Epub 2017 Sep 12. PMID: 28916479. PMCID: PMC5811385. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.09.004.
  5. Peterson LR, Xanthakis V, Duncan MS, Gross S, Friedrich N, Völzke H, Felix SB, Jiang H, Sidhu R, Nauck M, Jiang X, Ory DS, Dörr M, Vasan RS, Schaffer JE. Ceramide Remodeling and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Mortality. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 3; 7(10):e007931. PMID: 29728014; PMCID: PMC6015315. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007931.
  6. Coggan AR, Leibowitz JL, Spearie CA, Kadkhodayan A, Thomas DP, Ramamurthy S, Mahmood K, Park S, Waller S, Farmer M, Peterson LR. Acute Dietary Nitrate Intake Improves Muscle Contractile Function in Patients With Heart Failure: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Sep; 8(5):914-920. PMID: 26179185. PMCID: PMC4573847. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.115.002141.