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Laura Walkup

Assistant Professor-Affiliate

Pediatrics | College of Medicine

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Dournes, Gaël; Walkup, Laura L; Benlala, Ilyes; Willmering, Matthew M; Macey, Julie; Bui, Stephanie; Laurent, François; Woods, Jason C 2021. The Clinical Use of Lung MRI in Cystic Fibrosis: What, Now, How? Chest, 159 6, 2205-2217

Hahn, Andrew D; Malkus, Annelise; Kammerman, Jeffery; Higano, Nara; Walkup, Laura L; Woods, Jason; Fain, Sean B 2021. Effects of neonatal lung abnormalities on parenchymal R2 * estimates. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 53 6, 1853-1861

Lin, Nancy Y; Roach, David J; Willmering, Matthew M; Walkup, Laura L; Hossain, Md Monir; Desirazu, Priyanka; Cleveland, Zackary I; Guilbert, Theresa W; Woods, Jason C 2021. 129Xe MRI as a measure of clinical disease severity for pediatric asthma. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 147 6, 2146-2153.e1

Pennati, Francesca; Walkup, Laura L; Chhabra, Anuj; Towe, Christopher; Myers, Kasiani; Aliverti, Andrea; Woods, Jason C 2021. Quantitative inspiratory-expiratory chest CT to evaluate pulmonary involvement in pediatric hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation patients. Pediatric pulmonology, 56 5, 1026-1035

Willmering, Matthew M; Cleveland, Zackary I; Walkup, Laura L; Woods, Jason C 2021. Removal of off-resonance xenon gas artifacts in pulmonary gas-transfer MRI. Magnetic resonance in medicine, 86 2, 907-915

Willmering, Matthew M; Roach, David J; Kramer, Elizabeth L; Walkup, Laura L; Cleveland, Zackary I; Woods, Jason C 2021. Sensitive structural and functional measurements and 1-year pulmonary outcomes in pediatric cystic fibrosis. Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society, 20 3, 533-539

Hahn, Andrew D; Malkus, Annelise; Kammerman, Jeffery; Higano, Nara; Walkup, Laura; Woods, Jason; Fain, Sean B 2020. Characterization of R2? and tissue density in the human lung: Application to neonatal imaging in the intensive care unit. Magnetic resonance in medicine, 84 2, 920-927

Plummer, Joseph W; Emami, Kiarash; Dummer, Andrew; Woods, Jason C; Walkup, Laura L; Cleveland, Zackary I 2020. A semi-empirical model to optimize continuous-flow hyperpolarized 129Xe production under practical cryogenic-accumulation conditions. Journal of magnetic resonance (San Diego, Calif. : 1997), 320 , 106845

Thomen, Robert P; Walkup, Laura L; Roach, David J; Higano, Nara; Schapiro, Andrew; Brody, Alan; Clancy, John P; Cleveland, Zackary I; Woods, Jason C 2020. Regional Structure-Function in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease Using Hyperpolarized 129Xe and Ultrashort Echo Magnetic Resonance Imaging. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 202 2, 290-292

Thomen, Robert P; Woods, Jason C; Sturm, Peter F; Jain, Viral; Walkup, Laura L; Higano, Nara S; Quirk, James D; Varisco, Brian M 2020. Lung microstructure in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis before and after posterior spinal fusion. PloS one, 15 10, e0240265

Willmering, Matthew M; Niedbalski, Peter J; Wang, Hui; Walkup, Laura L; Robison, Ryan K; Pipe, James G; Cleveland, Zackary I; Woods, Jason C 2020. Improved pulmonary 129 Xe ventilation imaging via 3D-spiral UTE MRI. Magnetic resonance in medicine, 84 1, 312-320

Walkup, Laura L; Higano, Nara S; Woods, Jason C 2019. Structural and Functional Pulmonary Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Pediatrics-From the Neonate to the Young Adult. Academic radiology, 26 3, 424-430

Walkup, Laura L; Myers, Kasiani; El-Bietar, Javier; Nelson, Adam; Willmering, Matthew M; Grimley, Michael; Davies, Stella M; Towe, Christopher; Woods, Jason C 2019. Xenon-129 MRI detects ventilation deficits in paediatric stem cell transplant patients unable to perform spirometry. The European respiratory journal, 53 5,

Walkup, Laura L; Roach, David J; Hall, Chase S; Gupta, Nishant; Thomen, Robert P; Cleveland, Zackary I; McCormack, Francis X; Woods, Jason C 2019. Cyst Ventilation Heterogeneity and Alveolar Airspace Dilation as Early Disease Markers in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 16 8, 1008-1016

Higano, Nara S; Spielberg, David R; Fleck, Robert J; Schapiro, Andrew H; Walkup, Laura L; Hahn, Andrew D; Tkach, Jean A; Kingma, Paul S; Merhar, Stephanie L; Fain, Sean B; Woods, Jason C 2018. Neonatal Pulmonary Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Predicts Short-Term Clinical Outcomes. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 198 10, 1302-1311

Spielberg, David R; Walkup, Laura L; Stein, Jill M; Crotty, Eric J; Rattan, Mantosh S; Hossain, Md Monir; Brody, Alan S; Woods, Jason C 2018. Quantitative CT scans of lung parenchymal pathology in premature infants ages 0-6 years. Pediatric pulmonology, 53 3, 316-323

Walkup, Laura L; Towe, Christopher T; Bdaiwi, Abdullah; Merrow, Arnold C; Hammill, Adrienne M; Cleveland, Zackary I; Woods, Jason C 2018. Evidence of Normal Alveolar Size in Pediatric Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, ,

Hahn, Andrew D; Higano, Nara S; Walkup, Laura L; Thomen, Robert P; Cao, Xuefeng; Merhar, Stephanie L; Tkach, Jean A; Woods, Jason C; Fain, Sean B 2017. Pulmonary MRI of neonates in the intensive care unit using 3D ultrashort echo time and a small footprint MRI system. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 45 2, 463-471

Higano, Nara S; Fleck, Robert J; Spielberg, David R; Walkup, Laura L; Hahn, Andrew D; Thomen, Robert P; Merhar, Stephanie L; Kingma, Paul S; Tkach, Jean A; Fain, Sean B; Woods, Jason C 2017. Quantification of neonatal lung parenchymal density via ultrashort echo time MRI with comparison to CT. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 46 4, 992-1000

Higano, Nara S; Hahn, Andrew D; Tkach, Jean A; Cao, Xuefeng; Walkup, Laura L; Thomen, Robert P; Merhar, Stephanie L; Kingma, Paul S; Fain, Sean B; Woods, Jason C 2017. Retrospective respiratory self-gating and removal of bulk motion in pulmonary UTE MRI of neonates and adults. Magnetic resonance in medicine, 77 3, 1284-1295

Schopper, Melissa A; Walkup, Laura L; Tkach, Jean A; Higano, Nara S; Lim, Foong Yen; Haberman, Beth; Woods, Jason C; Kingma, Paul S 2017. Evaluation of Neonatal Lung Volume Growth by Pulmonary Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. The Journal of pediatrics, 188 , 96-102.e1

Thomen, Robert P; Walkup, Laura L; Roach, David J; Cleveland, Zackary I; Clancy, John P; Woods, Jason C 2017. Hyperpolarized 129Xe for investigation of mild cystic fibrosis lung disease in pediatric patients. Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society, 16 2, 275-282

Stein, Jill M; Walkup, Laura L; Brody, Alan S; Fleck, Robert J; Woods, Jason C 2016. Quantitative CT characterization of pediatric lung development using routine clinical imaging. Pediatric radiology, 46 13, 1804-1812

Walkup, Laura L; Thomen, Robert P; Akinyi, Teckla G; Watters, Erin; Ruppert, Kai; Clancy, John P; Woods, Jason C; Cleveland, Zackary I 2016. Feasibility, tolerability and safety of pediatric hyperpolarized 129Xe magnetic resonance imaging in healthy volunteers and children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric radiology, 46 12, 1651-1662

Walkup, Laura L; Tkach, Jean A; Higano, Nara S; Thomen, Robert P; Fain, Sean B; Merhar, Stephanie L; Fleck, Robert J; Amin, Raouf S; Woods, Jason C 2015. Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Environment. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 192 10, 1215-22

Walkup, Laura L; Woods, Jason C 2015. Newer Imaging Techniques for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Clinics in perinatology, 42 4, 871-87

Walkup, Laura L; Woods, Jason C 2014. Translational applications of hyperpolarized 3He and 129Xe. NMR in biomedicine, 27 12, 1429-38