Jeffrey A Roberts

Jeffrey A Roberts

Medicine & Epidemiology

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Diplomate American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
California Veterinary Medical License
USDA Accreditation
1974, BS, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois
1983, DVM, University of Illinois, School of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, Illinois
1985, Resident, University of California-Davis, California Regional Primate Research Center, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Production of Pedigreed SPF Rhesus Macaques, (Principal Investigator), NIH
Principal Investigator, VA Gordon Mansfield Spinal Cord Injury Consortium NHP Contract, (Principal Investigator), Veterans Administration
Principal Investigator, CHNF partnership with Dept. of Veteran's Affairs Gordon Mansfield Spinal Cord Injury Consortium's work with the University of California, Davis, (Principal Investigator), Neilsen Foundation
Other, Embruonic stem cell therapy after cervical contusion SCI in NHPs, Bresnahan (Principal Investigator), NIH
Other, Non-human primate models of cone disorders and other heritable retinal diseases, Rogers (Principal Investigator), NIH
Other, 3D Printed Scaffolds for Primate Spinal Cord Injury, Tuszynski (Principal Investigator), NIH
Other, California National Primate Research Center Base Grant, Lewin (Principal Investigator), NIH/ORIP
Honors and Awards
2014 Nicholas Lerche award for “Contributions in Development and Conduct of NHP Research
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2006 Capitanio JP, Mason WA, Mendoza SP, DelRosso L, Roberts JA : Nursery rearing and biobehavioral organization, , Nursery rearing of nonhuman primates in the 21st century, . .
2002 Roberts J : The aged rhesus macaque in neuroscience research: Importance of the nonhuman primate model, Erwin JM, Hof PR, (ed), Aging in Nonhuman Primates, Interdispl Top Gerentol, Basel. .
1998 Ford EW, Roberts JA, Southers JL : Urogenital System, Bennet BT, Abee CR, Henrickson R, (ed), Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research, San Diego. 311-361.
1992 Roberts JA : Quarantine, Fowler ME, (ed), Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Orlando, Florida. .
1990 Roberts JA, Short J, Cello S : Development of a Herpes Simiae and Retrovirus Free Macac mulatta Breeding Colony: Progress Report, Akiyoshi Ehara et al, (ed), Primatology Today, . 679-682.
Research Focus
Infectious Diseases and Aging
Specialty Focus
Medical Primatology
Ten Recent Publications

Yee JL, Prongay K, Miles B, Smedley J, Hansen SG, Axthelm MK, Ardeshir A, Van Rompay KKA, Timmel G, Roberts JA
Interferon-Gamma test for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infection in Macaca mulatta and other non-human primates

Ueda Y, Slabaugh TL, Walker AL, Ontiveros ES, Sosa PM, Reader R, Roberts JA, Stern JA
Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) Affected by Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Moshiri A, Chen R, Kim S, Harris RA, Li Y, Raveendran M, Davis S, Liang Q, Pomerantz O, Wang J, Garzel L, Cameron A, Yiu G, Stout JT, Huang Y, Murphy CJ, Roberts J, Gopalakrishna KN, Boyd K, Artemyev NO, Rogers J, Thomasy SM
A nonhuman primate model of inherited retinal disease

Yiu G, Wang Z, Munevar C, Tieu E, Shibata B, Wong B, Cunefare D, Farsiu S, Roberts J, Thomasy SM
Comparison of chorioretinal layers in rhesus macaques using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and high-resolution histological sections

Santos Rocha C, Hirao LA, Weber MG, Méndez-Lagares G, Chang WLW, Jiang G, Deere JD, Sparger EE, Roberts J, Barry PA, Hartigan-O'Connor DJ, Dandekar S
Subclinical cytomegalovirus infection associates with altered host immunity, gut microbiota and vaccine responses

Yiu G, Tieu E, Munevar C, Wong B, Cunefare D, Farsiu S, Garzel L, Roberts J, Thomasy SM
In Vivo Multimodal Imaging of Drusenoid Lesions in Rhesus Macaques

Ueda Y, Gunther-Harrington CT, Cruzen CL, Roberts JA, Stern JA
Echocardiographic Parameters of Clinically Normal Geriatric Rhesus Macaques (Macacamulatta)

Yee JL, Grant R, Van Rompay KK, Kuller L, Carpenter A, Watanabe R, Huebner R, Agricola B, Smedley J, Roberts JA
Emerging diagnostic challenges and characteristics of simian betaretrovirus infections in captive macaque colonies

Hwa CZR, Tsai SP, Yee JL, Van Rompay KK, Roberts JA^
Evidence of Simian Retrovirus Type D by Polymerase Chain Reaction