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Brad Weeks


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Phone: (979) 845-0789

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Department: VTPB

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  • Ph.D. Veterinary Pathology, Kansas State University 1988
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University 1983
  • B.S. Zoology, Oklahoma State University 1979


  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists 1990

Scholarly Interests

Diagnostic anatomic pathology; collaborative research of inflammatory and neoplastic gastrointestinal disease, and cardiovascular disease. Veterinary medical education, particularly general pathology.


Oil Red O-positive lipid in peritoneal fluid from a horse with a rectal tear.
Brown JS, Johnson MC, Sims WP, Boone LH, Swor TM, Weeks BR.
Vet Clin Pathol. 2011 Jun; 40(2):265-9.
PMID: 21554369 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Immunomodulatory action of dietary fish oil and targeted deletion of intestinal epithelial cell PPAR{delta} in inflammation-induced colon carcinogenesis.
Monk JM, Kim W, Callaway ES, Turk HF, Foreman JE, Peters JM, He W, Weeks B, Alaniz RC, McMurray DN, Chapkin RS.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Sep; .
PMID: 21940900 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Dietary fish oil and curcumin combine to modulate colonic cytokinetics and gene expression in dextran sodium sulphate-treated mice.
Jia Q, Ivanov I, Zlatev ZZ, Alaniz RC, Weeks BR, Callaway ES, Goldsby JS, Davidson LA, Fan YY, Zhou L, Lupton JR, McMurray DN, Chapkin RS.
Br J Nutr. 2011 Aug; 106(4):519-29.
PMID: 21401974 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Oil Red O-positive lipid in peritoneal fluid from a horse with a rectal tear.
Brown JS, Johnson MC, Sims WP, Boone LH, Swor TM, Weeks BR.
Vet Clin Pathol. 2011 Jun; 40(2):265-9.
PMID: 21554369 [PubMed - in process]
Granulomatous encephalomyelitis and intestinal ganglionitis in a spectacled Amazon parrot (Amazona albifrons) infected with Mycobacterium genavense.
Gomez G, Saggese MD, Weeks BR, Hoppes SM, Porter BF.
J Comp Pathol. 2011 Feb; 144(2-3):219-22.
PMID: 20888000 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Role of tumor necrosis factor alpha in disease using a mouse model of Shiga toxin-mediated renal damage.
Lentz EK, Cherla RP, Jaspers V, Weeks BR, Tesh VL.
Infect Immun. 2010 Sep; 78(9):3689-99.
PMID: 20605983 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Intrauterine infusion of latency-associated peptide (LAP) during early porcine pregnancy affects conceptus elongation and placental size.
Massuto DA, Hooper RN, Kneese EC, Johnson GA, Ing NH, Weeks BR, Jaeger LA.
Biol Reprod. 2010 Mar; 82(3):534-42.
PMID: 19906685 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Coxiella burnetii isolates cause genogroup-specific virulence in mouse and guinea pig models of acute Q fever.
Russell-Lodrigue KE, Andoh M, Poels MW, Shive HR, Weeks BR, Zhang GQ, Tersteeg C, Masegi T, Hotta A, Yamaguchi T, Fukushi H, Hirai K, McMurray DN, Samuel JE.
Infect Immun. 2009 Dec; 77(12):5640-50.
PMID: 19786560 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Proapoptotic effects of dietary (n-3) fatty acids are enhanced in colonocytes of manganese-dependent superoxide dismutase knockout mice.
Fan YY, Zhan Y, Aukema HM, Davidson LA, Zhou L, Callaway E, Tian Y, Weeks BR, Lupton JR, Toyokuni S, Chapkin RS.
J Nutr. 2009 Jul; 139(7):1328-32.
PMID: 19458032 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids modulate resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in guinea pigs.
McFarland CT, Fan YY, Chapkin RS, Weeks BR, McMurray DN.
J Nutr. 2008 Nov; 138(11):2123-8.
PMID: 18936208 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Reduced colitis-associated colon cancer in Fat-1 (n-3 fatty acid desaturase) transgenic mice.
Jia Q, Lupton JR, Smith R, Weeks BR, Callaway E, Davidson LA, Kim W, Fan YY, Yang P, Newman RA, Kang JX, McMurray DN, Chapkin RS.
Cancer Res. 2008 May; 68(10):3985-91.
PMID: 18483285 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
T cells are essential for bacterial clearance, and gamma interferon, tumor necrosis factor alpha, and B cells are crucial for disease development in Coxiella burnetii infection in mice.
Andoh M, Zhang G, Russell-Lodrigue KE, Shive HR, Weeks BR, Samuel JE.
Infect Immun. 2007 Jul; 75(7):3245-55.
PMID: 17438029 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Immunomodulatory effects of (n-3) fatty acids: putative link to inflammation and colon cancer.
Chapkin RS, Davidson LA, Ly L, Weeks BR, Lupton JR, McMurray DN.
J Nutr. 2007 Jan; 137(1 Suppl):200S-204S.
PMID: 17182826 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Folate transport gene inactivation in mice increases sensitivity to colon carcinogenesis.
Ma DW, Finnell RH, Davidson LA, Callaway ES, Spiegelstein O, Piedrahita JA, Salbaum JM, Kappen C, Weeks BR, James J, Bozinov D, Lupton JR, Chapkin RS.
Cancer Res. 2005 Feb; 65(3):887-97.
PMID: 15705887 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Intravascular hemolysis associated with severe cutaneous burn injuries in five horses.
Norman TE, Chaffin MK, Johnson MC, Spangler EA, Weeks BR, Knight R.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2005 Jun; 226(12):2039-43, 2002.
PMID: 15989188 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Cerebrospinal fluid from a dog with neurologic collapse.
Thompson CA, Russell KE, Levine JM, Weeks BR.
Vet Clin Pathol. 2003 ; 32(3):143-6.
PMID: 12966466 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Quality of tissue specimens obtained endoscopically from the duodenum of dogs and cats.
Willard MD, Lovering SL, Cohen ND, Weeks BR.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Aug; 219(4):474-9.
PMID: 11518173 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Small intestine large granular lymphoma in a horse.
Herraez P, Berridge B, Marsh P, Weeks B, Ramiro-Ibañez F.
Vet Pathol. 2001 Mar; 38(2):223-6.
PMID: 11280380 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Expression of S100a, vimentin, NSE, and melan A/MART-1 in seven canine melanoma cells lines and twenty-nine retrospective cases of canine melanoma.
Koenig A, Wojcieszyn J, Weeks BR, Modiano JF.
Vet Pathol. 2001 Jul; 38(4):427-35.
PMID: 11467477 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Bilateral aural hyalohyphomycosis in sable antelope (Hippotragus niger).
Ferrell ST, Weeks BR, Abbitt B, Radcliffe RW.
J Zoo Wildl Med. 2000 Jun; 31(2):215-20.
PMID: 10982136 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Bacterial cholecystitis with cardiac and pulmonary dissemination in a blue-naped mousebird (Urocolius macrourus).
Ferrell ST, Phalen D, Weeks BR.
Avian Dis. 2000 Apr; 44(2):460-4.
PMID: 10879929 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Intestinal crypt lesions associated with protein-losing enteropathy in the dog.
Willard MD, Helman G, Fradkin JM, Becker T, Brown RM, Lewis BC, Weeks BR.
J Vet Intern Med. 2000 May; 14(3):298-307.
PMID: 10830544 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Partial tracheal obstruction due to chondromas in ball pythons (Python regius).
Drew ML, Phalen DN, Berridge BR, Johnson TL, Bouley D, Weeks BR, Miller HA, Walker MA.
J Zoo Wildl Med. 1999 Mar; 30(1):151-7.
PMID: 10367658 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Fine-needle aspirate cytology suggesting hepatic lipidosis in four cats with infiltrative hepatic disease.
Willard MD, Weeks BR, Johnson M.
J Feline Med Surg. 1999 Dec; 1(4):215-20.
PMID: 11714238 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Effects of lithium carbonate administration to healthy cats.
Dieringer TM, Brown SA, Rogers KS, Lees GE, Whitney MS, Weeks BR.
Am J Vet Res. 1992 May; 53(5):721-6.
PMID: 1524296 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
An improved ferritin assay for canine sera.
Andrews GA, Smith JE, Gray M, Chavey PS, Weeks BR.
Vet Clin Pathol. 1992 ; 21(2):57-60.
PMID: 12671803 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Spinal cord ischemic necrosis due to fibrocartilaginous embolism in a horse.
Fuentealba IC, Weeks BR, Martin MT, Joyce JR, Wease GS.
J Vet Diagn Invest. 1991 Apr; 3(2):176-9.
PMID: 1892940 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Effect of dietary iron content on hematologic and other measures of iron adequacy in dogs.
Weeks BR, Smith JE, Stadler CK.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1990 Mar; 196(5):749-53.
PMID: 2307613 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Decreased serum iron and zinc concentrations in cattle receiving intravenous dexamethasone.
Weeks BR, Smith JE, DeBowes RM, Smith JM.
Vet Pathol. 1989 Jul; 26(4):345-6.
PMID: 2763425 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Relationship of serum ferritin and iron concentrations and serum total iron-binding capacity to nonheme iron stores in dogs.
Weeks BR, Smith JE, Northrop JK.
Am J Vet Res. 1989 Feb; 50(2):198-200.
PMID: 2719382 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for canine serum ferritin, using monoclonal anti-canine ferritin immunoglobulin G.
Weeks BR, Smith JE, Phillips RM.
Am J Vet Res. 1988 Jul; 49(7):1193-5.
PMID: 3421542 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Chloramphenicol, lincomycin and oxytetracycline disposition in calves with experimental pneumonic pasteurellosis.
Burrows GE, Barto PB, Weeks BR.
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 1986 Jun; 9(2):213-22.
PMID: 3723664 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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