Said Audi, PH.D.


Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Cramer Hall 160
(414) 288-3506
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Zablocki VA Medical Center
Research Service 151
5000 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53295

Research interests

  • Acute lung injury, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary endothelium metabolism, pulmonary hemodynamics
  • Computational modeling
  • Functional imaging (SPECT, optical)

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 1993, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
M.S., 1990, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University
B.S., 1988, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University

Selected recent publications

Wang,L., Wang, F., Fang, W., Johnson, S., Audi, S., Zimmerman, M,. Holly, T., Lee, D., Tang, Y., Zhu, B., Zhu, H. and Zhao, M., (2014), “The feasibility of imaging myocardial ischemic/reperfusion injury using 99mTc labeled duramycin in a porcine model,” Nuclear Medicine and Biology, Accepted.

Audi, S., Jacobs E.R., Zhao M., Roerig, D.L., Haworth, S.T., Clough, A.V. (2014) “In Vivo Detection of Hyperoxia-Induced Pulmonary Endothelial Cell Death Using 99mTc-Duramycin,” Nuclear Medicine and Biology, 42:46-52..

Staniszewski, K., Audi, S. H., Sepehr, R., Jacobs, E. R., Ranji, M. "Surface Fluorescence Studies of Tissue Mitochondrial Redox State in Isolated Perfused Rat Lungs," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 41 (4), 827-836, 2013.

Clough, A. V., Audi, S. H., Haworth, S. T., Roerig., D. L."Differential Lung Uptake of 99mTc-Hexamethylpropyleneamine Oxime and 99mTc-Duramycin in the Chronic Hyperoxia Rat Model," Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 53 (12), 1984-1991, 2013.

Audi, S. H., Capacete, J. "Understanding the in vivo uptake kinetics of a phosphatidylethanolamine-binding agent 99mTc-Duramycin," Nuclear Medicine and Biology, 39 (6), 821-825, 2012.

Recent Grants

Audi, Said H (Principal), Clough, Anne V (Co-Principal), Jacobs, Elizabeth (Co-Principal), “SPECT Imaging and Computational Modeling for Assessment of Acute Lung Injury.” Sponsored by the NIH Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2017).

Audi, Said H (Principal), Clough, Anne V (Co-Principal), "Novel imaging to identify lung mitochondrial injury and predict recovery," Sponsored by NIH Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2017).

Audi, Said H (Principal), Clough, Anne V (Co-Principal), "Novel Diagnostics to Detect Lung Injury," Sponsored by Department of Veterans Affairs. (April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2017).

Audi, Said H (Principal), Clough, Anne V (Co-Principal), "Research for preclinical evaluation of a novel treatment for acute lung injury." Sponsored by The Alvin and Marion Birnschein Foundation. (January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2015).

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