Dr. Halper Jaroslava

Dr. Halper Jaroslava

Department of Pathology

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia, ATHENS, GA, United States of America, 3060-7388

plus Speciality

PATHOLOGY

Biography:

Name:                                                              Jaroslava Halper, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Present Rank:                          Professor

 

Contact Information:              706-542-5830

                                                jhalper@uga.edu

                                                Department of Pathology

                                               CollegeofVeterinary Medicine

                                                TheUniversityofGeorgia

                                               Athens,GA30602-7388

 

Education:

1982-1986                                                       Doctor of Philosophy (Experi­mental Pathol­ogy) - University of Minnesota, Rochester, Minnesota, 1986

 

1982-1986                               Residency (Anatomic Pathology) - Mayo Clinic,Rochester,MN

 

1980-1981                               Albert EinsteinCollegeofMedicine,Bronx,New York

 

1977-1980                               Medical Doctor -UniversityofToronto,Toronto,Canada, 1980

 

1972-1976                                                       Medical School,CharlesUniversity,Prague,Czechoslovakia, 1972 (escaped in 1976)

 

Professional appointments:

 

8/11-present                            Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA

 

Interdisciplinary toxicology program at UGA, 2006-present

 

Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute at UGA, 2006-present

 

7/07-present                            Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

 

7/91-6/07                                 Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

 

10/04                                                   Visiting Scientist, Animal and Veterinary Research Institute,ShanghaiAcademyof Agricultural Sciences,Shanghai,China

 

1/96-4/96                                 Visiting Scientist, Endocrine Laboratory,RoyalVictoriaHospital,McGillUniversity,Montreal,Quebec,Canada

 

2/86-6/91                                 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

 

9/85-2/86                                 Research Associate, Department of Cell Biology,SchoolofMedicine,VanderbiltUniversity,Nashville,Tennessee

 

11/82-3/86                               PhD Candidate, Department of Experimental Pathology, Mayo Clinic/Foundation,Rochester,Minnesota

 

7/82-2/86                                 Pathology Resident, Mayo Clinic/Foundation,Rochester,Minnesota

 

7/81-6/82                                 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Experimental Pathology, Mayo Clinic/Foundation,Rochester,Minnesota

 

7/80-6/81                                 Pathology Resident,AlbertEinsteinCollegeof Medicine,Bronx,New       York               

 

                                   

Books:

 

  1. Halper J (editor).  Progress in Heritable Soft Connective Tissue Diseases.  Springer SBM, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Forthcoming 2012-2013.

 

Chapters in books:

 

  1. Halper J.  Glycosaminoglycans as modulators of intercellular communication.  In:  H.M. Mora Montes (Ed), Glycans: Biochemistry, Characterization and Applications.  Nova Press, forthcoming.

 

  1. Moses HL, Shipley GD, Leof EB, Halper J, Coffey RJ Jr, Tucker RF.  Transforming growth factors.  In: A.L. Boynton and H.L. Heffert (Eds.), Control of Animal Cell Proliferation.  Academic Press,New York, pp. 75-92, 1987.

 

  1. Moses HL, Childs CB, Halper J, Shipley GD, Tucker RF.  Role of transforming growth factors in neoplastic transformation.  In: C.M. Veneziale (Ed.), Control of Cell Growth and Proliferation.  VanNostrand Reinhold,New York, pp. 147-167, 1984.

 

 

Journal articles:

 

  1. Halper J. 2011.  Editorial: Biological agents – hope and caution.  Journal of Solid Tumors l:155-157.

 

  1. Halper J, Khan A, Mueller POE. 2011.  Degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis – a new reality. Pak Vet J 31:1-8.

 

  1. Kim B, Yoon JH, Zhang J, Mueller POE, Halper J. 2010. Glycan profiling of a defect in decorin glycosylation in equine systemic proteoglycan accumulation, a potential model of progeroid form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Arch Biochem Biophys, 501:221-231.

 

  1. Halper J.  2010. Growth factors as active participants in carcinogenesis: a perspective.  Invited review.  Veterinary Pathology 47:77-97.

 

  1. Witte SH, Olaifa AK, Lewis AJ, Eggleston RB, Halper J, Kietzmann M, Baeumer W,  Mueller POE. 2009.  Application of exogenous esterified hyaluronan to equine distal limb wounds. J Equine Vet Science 29:197-205.

 

  1. Halper J. 2008. Tendon physiology, biochemistry and function: a lot of work for many players. Research trends: Current Topics in Biochemical Research 10 (2):1-20.

 

  1. Sousa R, Halper J, Zhang J, Lewis SJ, Li WIO. 2008.  Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus supernatants on body weight and leptin expression in rats.  BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 8:5.

 

  1. Halper J. Peruvian Paso PLUS.  The Gaited Horse, Spring 2007.

 

  1. Foutz T, Ratterman A, Halper J. 2007. Effects of immobilization on the biomechanical properties of broiler tibia and gastrocnemius tendon.  Poultry Science 86:931-936.

 

  1. Foutz TL, GriffinAK, Halper JT, Rowland GN.  2007. Effects of increased physical activity on juvenile avian bone.  Transactions of the ASABE. 50(1): 213-219.

 

  1. Foutz TL, GriffinAK, Halper J, Rowland GN. 2007. Effects of activity on avian gastrocnemius tendon.  Poultry Science 86:211-218.

 

  1. Halper J, Kim B, Khan A, Yoon JH, Mueller POE. 2006. Degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis as a systemic disorder characterized by proteoglycan accumulation.  Biomed Central Veterinary Research 2:12.

 

  1. Yoon JH, Halper J. 2005. The quantification of chondroitin sulfate by rocket electrophoresis.  Anal. Biochem. 344: 158-160.

 

  1. Halper J. 2005. The role of granulins in carcinogenesis. Veterinary Cancer Society News 29: 12-14.

 

  1. Li WI, Brackett BG, Halper J. 2005. Culture supernatant of Lactobacillus acidophilus stimulates proliferation of embryonic cells.  Exp.Biol. Med. 230: 494-501. 

 

  1. Halper J.  2005. Introduction: issue on tendons and ligaments. J. Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 5:2-4.

 

  1. Halper J, Griffin A, Hu W, Jung C, Zhang J, Pan H, Kisaalita WS, Foutz TL, Frazier KS. 2005. In vitro culture decreases the expression of TGFβ, Hsp47 and type I procollagen and increases the expression of CTGF in avian tendon explants.  J. Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 5:53-63.

 

  1. Yoon JH, Halper J. 2005. Tendon proteoglycans: biochemistry and function (perspective). J. Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 5:22-34.

 

  1. Halper J, Burt DW, Romanoff MN. 2004. On reassessment of the chicken TGFB4 gene as TGFB1.  Growth Factors 22:121-122.

 

  1. Yoon JH, Brooks R Jr, Zhao J-Z, Isaacs D, Halper J. 2004. The effect of the fluoroquinolone enrofloxacin on avian tendon cell cultures.  Arch. Toxicol. 78:599-608.

 

  1. Yoon JH, Brooks RL Jr, KhanA, Pan H, Bryan J, Zhang J, Budsberg SC, Mueller POE, Halper J. 2004. The effect of enrofloxacin on cell proliferation and proteoglycans in horse tendon cells. Cell Biol. Toxicol. 20:41-54.

 

  1. Halper J, Leshin LS, Lewis SJ, Li WI. 2003. Wound healing and angiogenic properties of supernatants from Lactobacillus cultures. Exp. Biol. Med. 228:1329-1337.

 

  1. Pan H, Halper J. 2003. Cloning, expression and characterization of chicken transforming growth factor β4.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 303:24-30.

 

  1. Yoon HJ, Brooks R, Kim YH, Terada M, Halper J. 2003. Proteoglycans in chicken gastrocnemius tendons change with exercise.  Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 412:279-286.

 

  1. Pan H, Halper J. 2003. Regulation of heat shock protein 47 and type I procollagen expression in avian tendon cells.  Cell Tissue Res. 311:373-382.

 

26.  He Z, Ong C, Halper J, Bateman A. 2003. Progranulin is a mediator of the wound response.  Nature Medicine 9: 225-229.

 

27.  Yoon JH, Brooks R Jr, Halper J. 2002. Immunoblotting assays for keratan sulfate.  Anal. Biochem. 306:298-304.

 

  1. Rao RR, Halper J, Kisaalita WS. 2002. Effects of 60 Hz electromagnetic field exposure on AP695 transcription levels in differentiating human neuroblastoma cells.  Bioelectrochemistry 57:9-15.

 

  1. Daniel R, He Z, CarmichaelKP, Halper J, Bateman A. 2000. Cellular localization of gene expression for progranulin.  J. Histochem. Cytochem. 48:999-1010.

 

  1. Halper J, Hu W, Kisaalita WS,Griffin A, Rowland GN. 2000. Immunohistochemical detection of fibrillar collagens in tissue sections and in cultured cells.  J. Histotech. 23:333-400.

 

  1. Halper J, Jung C, Perry A, Suliman H, Hill MP, Scheithauer BW. 1999. TGFα expression in meningiomas.  J. Neuro-Oncol. 45:127-134.

 

  1. Halper J, Carter BJ, Jacobsen KL. 1999. The presence of transforming growth factor e in bovine mammary gland.  J. Comp. Pathol. 121:173-177, 1999.

 

  1. Halper J, Grubman M, Jacobsen KL. 1999. Development of antibodies to bovine interferon-α.  Immunol. Invest. 28:9-27.

 

  1. Ren P, Rowland GN, Halper J. 1997. Expression of growth factors in chicken growth plate with special reference to tibial dyschondroplasia.  J. Comp. Pathol. 116:303-320.

 

  1. Carter BJ, Halper J. 1996. Transforming growth factor type e is a novel mediator of wound repair.  Wound. Repair. Regen. 4:100-109.

 

 

36.  Jung C, Parnell PG, Carter BJ, Harkins RG, Slattery TK, Halper J. 1995. Characterization of antibodies to transforming growth factor type e and their use in immunolocalization of this growth factor.  Cell Vision 2:468-476.

 

  1. Parnell PG, Carter BJ, Halper J. 1995. Identification of a membrane-associated receptor for transforming growth factor type e.  J. Receptor Signal Transduction Res. 15:747-756.

 

  1. Ren P, Scheithauer BW, Halper J. 1994. The immunohistological localization of TGFα, EGF, IGF-I and TGFβ in normal human pituitary gland.  End. Pathol. 5:40-48.

 

  1. Parnell PG, Carter BJ, Halper J. 1993. Purification of epithelial-type transforming growth factor by micro-preparative electrophoresis chromatography. BioTechniques 14:591-594.

 

  1. Halper J, Parnell PG, Carter B, Ren P, Scheithauer BW. 1992. Presence of growth factors in the human pituitary.  Lab. Invest. 66:639-645.

 

  1. Parnell PG, Wunderlich J, Carter B, Halper J. 1992. Transforming growth factor type-e: amino acid analysis and partial amino acid sequence.  Growth Factors 7:65-72.

 

  1. BrownCA, Halper J. 1990. Mitogenic effects of transforming growth factor type e on epithelial and fibroblastic cell lines: comparison with other growth factors.  Exp. Cell. Res. 190:233-242.

 

  1. Halper J. 1990. Specific binding of [3H]heparin to human carcinoma SW-13 and other mammalian cells.  Exp. Cell. Res. 187:324-327.

 

  1. Parnell PG, Wunderlich J, Carter BJ, Halper J. 1990. Purification of transforming growth factor type e.  J. Cell. Biochem. 42:111-116.

 

  1. Parnell PG, Wunderlich J, Carter BJ, Halper J. 1989. Purification of transforming growth factor type e.  Growth Regul. Cancer, UCLA Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, New Series, Vol. 115:187-188.

 

  1. Halper J,ColvardDC, Scheithauer BW,JiangNS, Press MF, Graham ML, Riehl E, Laws ER Jr, Spelsberg TC. 1989. Estrogen and progesterone receptors in meningiomas: Comparison of nuclear binding, dextran-coated charcoal and immunoperoxidase staining assays.  Neurosurgery 25:546-553.

 

  1. Halper J, Carter BJ. 1989. Modulation of growth of carcinoma SW-13 cells by heparin and growth factors.  J. Cell. Physiol. 141:16-23.

 

  1. Halper J, Moses HL. 1987. Purification and characterization of a novel transforming growth factor.  Cancer Res. 47:4552-4559.

 

 

  1. Halper J, Scheithauer BW,Okazaki H, Laws ER Jr. 1986. Meningio-angiomatosis: Report of six cases with special reference to the occurrence of neurofibrillary tangles.  J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 45:426-446.

 

  1. Moses HL, Tucker RF, Leof EB, Coffey RJ Jr, Halper J, Shipley GD. 1985. Type ß transforming growth factor is a growth stimulator and a growth inhibitor.  Cancer Cells 3:65-71.

 

  1. Halper J, Factor SM.1984. Coronary lesions in neurofibromatosis associated with vasospasm and myocardial infarction.  Am. Heart J. 108:420-422.

 

  1. Rose AG, Halper J, Factor SM. 1984. Primary arteriopathy in Takayasu's disease.  Arch. Path. Lab. Med. 108:644-648.

 

  1. Libertin CR, DaviesNJ, Halper J, Edson RS, Roberts GD.1983. Invasive disease caused by Trichosporon beigelii:  Report of case.  Mayo Clin. Proc. 58:684-686.

 

  1. Nickell KA, Halper J, Moses HL. 1983. Transforming growth factors in solid human malignant neoplasms.  Cancer Res. 43:1966-1971.

 

  1. Halper J, Moses HL.1983. Epithelial tissue-derived growth factor-like polypeptides.  Cancer Res. 43:1972-1979.

 

Convention papers:

(* published abstract)

 

  1. Halper J.  Heparan sulfate as a binding molecule for viruses.  Invited talk presented at International Conference and Exhibition on Virology 2011, Omics Group, Baltimore, MD, Septenber 2011.
  2. Oviedo-Rondón EO, Halper J, Wineland MJ, Ferket P, Cummock J, Kusovschi A. Incubation conditions affect tendon development in broilers.  Presented at The Annual AVMA/AAAP Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2010.

 

  1. Kim B, Mueller POE, Halper J.  Aberrant glycosylation and sulfation of decorin and fibromodulin in equine systemic proteoglycan accumulation.  Presented at the 4th Annual Georgia Glycoscience Symposium. Athens,GA, May 2008.

 

  1. Kim B, Yoon JH, Mueller POE, Halper J.  Determination of proteoglycan overexpressed in equine systemic proteoglycan accumulation.  Presented at the 3rd Annual Georgia Glycoscience Symposium. Athens,GA, May 2007.

 

  1. Sousa R, Zhang J, Lewis S, Li O, Halper J.  Effect of Lactobacillus supernatants on leptin production in rodents.  Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of theAmericanCollege of Veterinary Pathologists and the 41st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology,Tucson,AZ, December, 2006.

 

  1. * Halper J., Yoon JH.  Proteoglycan profiles in chicken grastrocnemius tendons change with age and exercise.  2005 Meeting of the Society for Glycobiology,Boston,MA, November 2005.

 

  1. *Halper J, Brooks R, Terada M, Yoon JH.  Proteoglycan profiles in chicken gastrocnemius tendons change with age and exercise.  Presented at The Third International Workshop on Musculoskeletal Interactions, International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions,Corfu,Greece, May 2002.

 

  1. Halper J, Mihut R, Yoon JH, Steffens WL, Kim HY, Budsberg SC, Mohnen D.  The effect of fluoroquinolones on proteoglycan synthesis in tendon cells.  Presented at The Fourth Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies,Rhodes,Greece, June 2001. 

 

  1. Yoon JH, Brooks R Jr, Kim HY, Zhao J-Z, Isaacs D, Mohnen D, Halper J.  The effect of the fluoroquinolone enrofloxacin on avian tendon cells in vitro.  Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Glycobiology,Ventura,CA, March 2001.

 

  1. Halper J, Terada M, Yoon JH,Griffin A, Mihut R, Linneman E, Rowland GN, Foutz TL.  Structure of avian tendon changes with age and use.  Presented at The First World Wound Healing Congress,Melbourne,Australia, September 2000. 

 

  1. Rowland GN, Foutz T, GriffinA, Halper J, Linnemann E, Kerce G.  The effect of heat and 3-nitro on bone quality in heavy meat-type birds.  Presented at The 137th Annual Meeting of The American Veterinary Medical Association,Salt Lake City,UT, July 2000.

 

 

  1. Foutz T, GriffinA, Rowland GN, Halper J.  Effects of disuse and exercise on avian tendon.  Presented at The Second Smith and Nephew International Symposium, Advances in Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials and Cell Signaling.  TheUniversity ofYork,United Kingdom, July 2000.

 

  1. Foutz T, Rowland G, Halper J.  Avian tendon changes due to motion and disuse.  Presented at The ASAE Annual International Meeting,Milwaukee,Wisconsin, July 2000.

 

  1. *Pan H, Halper J.  Regulation of heat shock protein 47 expression in avian tenocytes.   Presented at the Educational Symposium, Wound Healing Society,Toronto,Canada, June 2000.

 

  1. *Halper J, Mihut R.  The effect of fluoroquinolones on decorin in cultured tendon cells.  Presented at The Second International Workshop on Musculoskeletal Interactions, International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions,Delphi,Greece, May 2000.

 

  1. *Halper J,Griffin A, Hu W, Foutz TL, Jung C, Pan H, Frazier KS, Rowland GN.  Expression of TGFβ, collagen I, CTGF and Hsp47 in the avian tendon.  Presented at The Second International Workshop on Musculoskeletal Interactions, International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions,Delphi,Greece, May 2000.

 

  1. *Halper J, Griffin A, Kerce G, Linneman E, Pan H, Rowland GN, Foutz TL.  Environmental temperature and avian tendon.  Presented at The Second International Workshop on Musculoskeletal Interactions, International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions,Delphi,Greece, May 2000.

 

  1. Pan H, Halper J.  Regulation of heat shock protein 47 expression in avian tenocytes.  Presented at the 2000 University System of Georgia Research Symposium,Athens,GA, May 2000.

 

  1. *Bateman A, Daniel R, Halper J.  Expression of granulin A in rat and mouse skin wounds by in situ hybridization.   Presented at the Third Joint Meeting of The European Tissue Repair Society and The Wound Healing Society,Bordeaux,France, August 1999.

 

  1. *Halper J, Griffin A, Kerce G, Linneman E, Pan H, Rowland GN, Foutz TL.  Environmental temperature and avian tendon.  Presented at the Third Joint Meeting of The European Tissue Repair Society and The Wound Healing Society,Bordeaux,France, August 1999.

 

  1. *Halper J,Griffin A, Hu W, Foutz TL, Jung C, Pan H, Frazier KS, Rowland GN.  Expression of TGFβ, collagen I, CTGF and Hsp47 in the avian tendon.  Presented at the Third Joint Meeting of The European Tissue Repair Society and The Wound Healing Society,Bordeaux,France, August 1999.

 

 

  1. Rao R., Halper J, Kisaalita WS.  Effect of extremely low frequency (ELF) electromagnetic fields exposure on IMR-32, a model cell-line for Alzheimer’s disease.  Presented at The 21st Annual Meeting of The Bioelectromagnetics Society,Long Beach,CA, June 1999.

 

  1. Rao RR, Halper J,  Kisaalita WS.  Effects of extremely low frequency (ELF) electromagnetic field exposure on APP mRNA production in IMR-32 cells.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience,Los Angeles,CA, November 1998.

 

  1. Rowland GN, Halper J, Hu W, Foutz TL, Kisaalita WS, Griffin A. Expression of collagen III in the avian tendon.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of the AVMA,Baltimore,MD, July 1998.

 

  1. Chengbin W, Meehan T, Halper  J, Puett D, Narayan P.  A constitutively active lutropin receptor leads to cellular transformation.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society,New Orleans,LA, June 1998.

 

  1. *Halper J,Griffin A, Foutz TL, Hu W, Jung C, Rowland GN.  Expression of fibrillar collagens and TGFβ in avian tendon.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society,Salt Lake City,UT, June 1998.

 

  1. *Halper J, Jung C, Perry A, Suliman H, Hill MP,  Scheithauer BW.  TGFα expression in meningiomas.  Presented at The 74th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists,Minneapolis,MN, June 1998.

 

  1. *Halper J, Bateman A, Daniel R, Jung C, Lloyd RV, Scheithauer BW.  Coexpression of TGFe and granulin A in pituitary adenomas.  Presented at The 74th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists,Minneapolis,MN, June 1998.

 

  1. *Jung C, Suliman H, Scheithauer BW, Lloyd RV, Halper J.  Pituitary adenomas overexpress TGFα.  Presented at The 74th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists,Minneapolis,MN, June 1998.

 

  1. Halper J, Jacobsen KL.  Expression of transforming growth factor β, transforming growth factor e and insulin-like growth factor I in bovine mammary gland.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association,Guelph,Ontario,Canada, June 1997.

 

  1. Halper J, Carter BJ.  The role of transforming growth factor type in acute and chronic wound healing.  Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Wound Repair,Colby-Sawyer College,NH, June 1995.

 

  1. *Brix A, Bergmann C, Darvill A, Carter BJ, Halper J.  Growth factor induced changes in glycosaminoglycans.  Presented at Experimental Biology '95,Atlanta,GA, April 1995.

 

 

  1. *Halper J, Carter BJ.  The role of transforming growth factor type e in wound healing.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of theUnited States andCanadianAcademy of Pathology,Toronto,Canada, March 1995.

 

  1. *Halper J, Carter BJ.  Transforming growth factor type e: A multifaceted mediator of wound healing.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of Wound Healing Society,San Francisco,CA, May 1994.

 

  1. Carter BJ, Halper J.  The role of TGFe in wound healing.  Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Wound Repair,Colby-Sawyer College,NH, June 1993.

 

  1. *Ren P, Scheithauer BW, Halper J.  Immunohistological localization of TGFα and IGF-I in the human pituitary gland.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of theUnited States andCanadianAcademy of Pathology,New Orleans,LA, March 1993.

 

  1. Ren P, Rowland GN, Halper J.  Growth factors in embryonal chicken bone and in tibial dyschondroplasia of broilers.  Presented at The 129th Annual Meeting of The American Veterinary Medical Association,Boston,MA, August 1992.

 

  1. *Ren P, Scheithauer BW, Halper J.  Immunohistological localization of growth factors in the human pituitary.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,Anaheim,CA, April 1992.

 

  1. *Parnell PG, Harkins R, Carter B, Halper J.  Initial characterization of low molecular weight form of transforming growth factor type e.  Presented at the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, January 1992.

 

  1. Halper J, Parnell PG,BrownCA, Carter BJ, Wunderlich J.  Transforming growth factor type e.  Presented at Gordon Research Summer Conference,Kimball Union Academy,NH, July 1991.

 

  1. *Halper J, Parnell PG, Scheithauer BW.  The presence of growth factors in the human pituitary.  Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of theUnited States andCanadianAcademy of Pathology,Chicago,IL, March 1991.

 

  1. Halper J, Parnell PG, Brown CA, Carter BJ, Wunderlich J.  Transforming growth factor type e.  Presented at The 43rd Annual Symposium on Fundamental Cancer Research: Growth Factors and Their Receptors in Cancer,Houston,TX, December 1990.

 

  1. Jacobsen KL, Halper J, Abolhassani M, Wunderlich J.  Purification and initial characterization of natural bovine alpha interferons.  Presented at The 1990 Annual Meeting of The International Society for Interferon Research,San Francisco,CA, November 1990.

 

  1. *Brown CA, Halper J.  Mitogenic effects of transforming growth factor type e on epithelial and fibroblastic cell lines.  Presented at The 2nd International Workshop on Cytokines,Hilton Head Island,SC, December 1989.

 

  1. Gerber H, Peter HJ, Drews R, Ferguson DC, Petersen ME, McGraw RA, Halper J, Studer H.  Proliferative response to growth factors of cell strains established from feline adenomatous goiters.  Presented at The Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association,San Francisco,CA, September 1989.

 

  1. *Jacobsen KL, Halper J, Abolhassani M, Chitwood S.  Purification of natural bovine leukocyte interferons.  Presented at The 2nd International Veterinary Immunology Symposium,Hannover,West Germany, July 1989.

 

  1. *Drews R, Ferguson DC, Gerber H, Petersen ME, McGraw RA, Halper J, Becker DV.  Effects of serum and growth factors on proliferation of cultured normal and adenomatous feline thyrocytes.  Presented at The 18th Annual Meeting of the European Thyroid Association,Copenhagen,Denmark, June 1989.

 

  1. *Halper J, Carter BJ.  Modulation of growth of carcinoma SW-13 cells by heparin and growth factors.  Presented at The Joint Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,San Francisco,CA, January 1989.

 

  1. *Parnell PG, Wunderlich J, Carter BJ, Halper J.  Purification and amino acid analysis of transforming growth factor type e.  Presented at The 18th Annual UCLA Symposium on Molecular and Cellular Biology (Growth Regulation of Cancer-II), Keystone, CO , January 1989.

 

  1. *Halper J,ColvardDC, Scheithauer BW,JiangNS, Press MF, Graham ML, Riehl E, Laws ER Jr, Spelsberg TC.  Estrogen and progesterone receptors in meningiomas: Comparison of nuclear binding, dextran-coated charcoal and immunoperoxidase staining assays.  Presented at The XVII International Congress of theInternationalAcademy of Pathology,Dublin,Ireland, September 1988.  

 

  1. *Brown CA, Halper J.  Purification of TGFe from plasma and platelets and its effect on cells in monolayer.  Presented at The 72nd Annual Meeting of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,Las Vegas,NE, May 1988.

 

  1. *Halper J, Moses HL.  Initial purification and characterization of an epithelial tissue-derived transforming growth factor.  Presented at The 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology,Atlanta,GA, November 1985.

 

 

  1. *Halper J, Scheithauer BW, Okazaki O.  Meningioan­giomatosis: Report of three cases with associated Alzheimer's neurofibrillary change.  Presented at The 74th Annual Meeting of theInternationalAcademy of Pathology (United States-Canadian Division),Toronto,Canada, March 1985.

 

  1. *Halper J, Moses HL.  Stimulation of soft agar growth of A431 human carcinoma cells by glucocorticoids and diffusible factors. Presented at The 67th Annual Meeting of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,Chicago,IL, April 1983.

 

  1. *Halper J, Moses HL.  Stimulation of growth in soft agar of SW-13 human carcinoma cells by factors released by these cells and by extracts from normal and neoplastic human tissues.  Presented at The 66th Annual Meeting of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,New Orleans,LA, April 1982.

 

Invited lectures:

 

  1. Halper J.  Equine degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis - a model of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome?  Invited talk atRushUniversityMedicalCenter, Pathobiochemistry Seminar, September 2008.

 

  1. Halper J.  Tendon under stress.  Invited talk at Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA, July 2006 Invited speaker).

 

  1. Halper J.  Research in veterinary medicine.  Lecture at Preveterinary Club, TheUniversity ofGeorgia,Athens,GA, October 2004.

 

  1. Halper J.  New techniques in molecular biology.  Lecture at Animal and Veterinary Research Institute,ShanghaiAcademy of Agricultural Sciences,Shanghai,China, October 2004.

 

  1. Halper J.  Hormones, growth factors and immunology Animal and Veterinary Research Institute, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China, October 2004

 

  1. Halper J.  Modulation of tendon proteoglycans by external factors.  Seminar for the Endocrine group, Medical College of Augusta,Augusta,GA, September 2002 .

 

  1. Halper J.  The regulation of collagen expression and proteoglycan synthesis in the avian tendon.  Series of lectures at Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jinan, and College of Veterinary Medicine, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China, December 2000.

 

  1. Halper J.  Transforming growth factor type e: A novel cytokine.  Invited talk at the Genetics Institute,Cambridge,MA, January 1991.

 

 

Extramural research grants:

 

United States Equestrian Foundation,  American Quarter Horse Association,

NIH, American Cancer Society Grant

 

 

Awards, honors, and membership in professional societies:

 

Georgia Medical Licensure

International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 2000-present

Wound Healing Society, 1994-present 

Diplomate, American Board of Pathology, 1984

 

Research interests:

Growth factors

Wound healing and angiogenesis

Identification of novel bioactive compounds

Tendon physiology, biochemistry and repair

Proteoglycan biochemistry

 

Graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows:

Directed 8 Ph.D. students, served on the committees of 12 additional Ph.D. students

Directed 4 M.S. students, served on the committees of 3 M.S additional students

Supervised 4 postdoctoral fellows, 1 research associate and 2 visiting scientists                 

 

Scientific journal editorial board:

Pakistan Veterinary Journal

Journal of Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis

Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pathology

Journal of Solid Tumors (Associate Editor)

Open Access Animal Physiology

 

Scientific journal ad hoc reviewer:

$        Neurosurgery

$        Life Sciences

$        Pharmacological Research

$        Laboratory Investigation

$        Cancer

$        BioTechniques

$        Cancer Research

$        Regulatory Peptides

$        Wound Repair and Regeneration

$        Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology

$        Journal of Histotechnology

$        European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

$        Journal of Small Animal Practice

$        Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions

$        Cell Biology and Toxicology

$        Comparative Biochemistry  and  Physiology

$        Peptides

$        Veterinary Research Communications

$        Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Research

$        Experimental Biology and Medicine

$        Veterinary Pathology

$        International Journal of Molecular Sciences

$        Future Oncology

$        American Journal of Veterinary Research

 

 

Guest editor:

Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, March 2005

 

Grant ad hoc reviewer:

Cancer TMOI of the French National Alliance for Life and Health Sciences (AVIESAN) jointly with the French National Cancer Institute (INCa), 2011

Help the Aged, Research into Ageing, United Kingdom, 2007

USDA, Animal Growth and Nutrient Utilization Program NRICGP, 2004

USDA/ CSREES/CP/SBIR, 2002, 2003, 2004

USDA, Molecular and Cellular Basis of Animal Disease NRICGP, 1992 

Medical Research Council ofCanada, 1995, 1996

American Cancer Society, Research Development Program, 1993

 

 

 

Academic positions:

Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA

 

Research interests:

Growth factors

Wound healing and angiogenesis

Identification of novel bioactive compounds

Tendon physiology, biochemistry and repair

Proteoglycan biochemistry

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