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Meaghan K. Frederick, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Emergency Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Medical Degree: Florida International University (Medicine)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of South Florida (Biomedical Science)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Emergency Medicine (Certification Date: 2023-12-20)


Emergency Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine


Peer Reviewed Publications

Frederick, Meaghan; Rajpal, Abhinav; Kircher, Charles; Faryar, Kiran A 2020. The Trouble with Swallowing: Dysphagia as the Presenting Symptom in Lateral Medullary Syndrome. The Journal of emergency medicine, 59 3, 392-395

Kaneko, Yuji; Tajiri, Naoki; Staples, Meaghan; Reyes, Stephanny; Lozano, Diego; Sanberg, Paul R; Freeman, Thomas B; van Loveren, Harry; Kim, Seung U; Borlongan, Cesar V 2015. Bone marrow-derived stem cell therapy for metastatic brain cancers. Cell transplantation, 24 4, 625-30

Gonzales-Portillo, Gabriel S; Sanberg, Paul R; Franzblau, Max; Gonzales-Portillo, Chiara; Diamandis, Theo; Staples, Meaghan; Sanberg, Cyndy D; Borlongan, Cesar V 2014. Mannitol-enhanced delivery of stem cells and their growth factors across the blood-brain barrier. Cell transplantation, 23 4-5, 531-9

Kaneko, Yuji; Shojo, Hideki; Burns, Jack; Staples, Meaghan; Tajiri, Naoki; Borlongan, Cesar V 2014. DJ-1 ameliorates ischemic cell death in vitro possibly via mitochondrial pathway. Neurobiology of disease, 62 , 56-61

Tajiri, Naoki; Acosta, Sandra A; Shahaduzzaman, Md; Ishikawa, Hiroto; Shinozuka, Kazutaka; Pabon, Mibel; Hernandez-Ontiveros, Diana; Kim, Dae Won; Metcalf, Christopher; Staples, Meaghan; Dailey, Travis; Vasconcellos, Julie; Franyuti, Giorgio; Gould, Lisa; Patel, Niketa; Cooper, Denise; Kaneko, Yuji; Borlongan, Cesar V; Bickford, Paula C 2014. Intravenous transplants of human adipose-derived stem cell protect the brain from traumatic brain injury-induced neurodegeneration and motor and cognitive impairments: cell graft biodistribution and soluble factors in young and aged rats. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 34 1, 313-26

Tajiri, Naoki; Staples, Meaghan; Kaneko, Yuji; Kim, Seung U; Zesiewicz, Theresa A; Borlongan, Cesar V 2014. Autologous stem cell transplant with gene therapy for Friedreich ataxia. Medical hypotheses, 83 3, 296-8

Acosta, Sandra A; Franzese, Nick; Staples, Meaghan; Weinbren, Nathan L; Babilonia, Monica; Patel, Jason; Merchant, Neil; Simancas, Alejandra Jacotte; Slakter, Adam; Caputo, Mathew; Patel, Milan; Franyuti, Giorgio; Franzblau, Max H; Suarez, Lyanne; Gonzales-Portillo, Chiara; Diamandis, Theo; Shinozuka, Kazutaka; Tajiri, Naoki; Sanberg, Paul R; Kaneko, Yuji; Miller, Leslie W; Borlongan, Cesar V 2013. Human Umbilical Cord Blood for Transplantation Therapy in Myocardial Infarction. Journal of stem cell research & therapy, Suppl 4,

Diamandis, Theo; Gonzales-Portillo, Chiara; Gonzales-Portillo, Gabriel S; Staples, Meaghan; Borlongan, Mia C; Hernandez, Diana; Acosta, Sandra; Borlongan, Cesar V 2013. Diabetes insipidus contributes to traumatic brain injury pathology via CD36 neuroinflammation. Medical hypotheses, 81 5, 936-9

Kim, Dae-Won; Staples, Meaghan; Shinozuka, Kazutaka; Pantcheva, Paolina; Kang, Sung-Don; Borlongan, Cesar V 2013. Wharton's jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells: phenotypic characterization and optimizing their therapeutic potential for clinical applications. International journal of molecular sciences, 14 6, 11692-712

Shinozuka, Kazutaka; Staples, Meaghan; Borlongan, Cesar V 2013. Melatonin-based therapeutics for neuroprotection in stroke. International journal of molecular sciences, 14 5, 8924-47

Staples, Meaghan; Acosta, Sandra; Tajiri, Naoki; Pabon, Mibel; Kaneko, Yuji; Borlongan, Cesar V 2013. Delta opioid receptor and its peptide: a receptor-ligand neuroprotection. International journal of molecular sciences, 14 9, 17410-9

Tajiri, Naoki; Dailey, Travis; Metcalf, Christopher; Mosley, Yusef I; Lau, Tsz; Staples, Meaghan; van Loveren, Harry; Kim, Seung U; Yamashima, Tetsumori; Yasuhara, Takao; Date, Isao; Kaneko, Yuji; Borlongan, Cesario V 2013. In vivo animal stroke models: a rationale for rodent and non-human primate models. Translational stroke research, 4 3, 308-21