Jeffrey A Roberts, DVM

Associate Professor

  • 2788 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
1975 …2020

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Research Output

  • 2788 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 57 Article
  • 1 Review article
2020

Long-term Evolution and Remodeling of Soft Drusen in Rhesus Macaques

Yiu, G., Chung, S. H., Mollhoff, I. N., Wang, Y., Nguyen, U. T., Shibata, B., Cunefare, D., Farsiu, S., Roberts, J. & Thomasy, S. M., Feb 7 2020, In : Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 61, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

A nonhuman primate model of inherited retinal disease

Moshiri, A., Chen, R., Kim, S., Harris, R. A., Li, Y., Raveendran, M., Davis, S., Liang, Q., Pomerantz, O., Wang, J., Garzel, L., Cameron, A., Yiu, G. C., Stout, J. T., Huang, Y., Murphy, C. J., Roberts, J. A., Gopalakrishna, K. N., Boyd, K., Artemyev, N. O. & 2 others, Rogers, J. & Thomasy, S. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 129, 2, p. 863-874 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Heart rate and heart rate variability of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) affected by left ventricular hypertrophy

Ueda, Y., Slabaugh, T. L., Walker, A. L., Ontiveros, E. S., Sosa, P. M., Reader, R., Roberts, J. A. & Stern, J. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, JAN, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Interferon-Gamma test for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infection in Macaca mulatta and other non-human primates

Yee, J. A. L., Prongay, K., Miles, B., Smedley, J., Hansen, S. G., Axthelm, M. K., Ardeshir, A., Van Rompay, K. K. A., Timmel, G. & Roberts, J. A., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of medical primatology. 48, 4, p. 260-263 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotavirus is associated with decompensated diarrhea among young rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Wang, K. Y., Christe, K. L., Yee, J. A., Roberts, J. A. & Ardeshir, A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Primatology. e22948.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Comparison of chorioretinal layers in rhesus macaques using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and high-resolution histological sections

Yiu, G. C., Wang, Z., Munevar, C., Tieu, E., Shibata, B., Wong, B., Cunefare, D., Farsiu, S., Roberts, J. A. & Thomasy, S. M., Mar 1 2018, In : Experimental Eye Research. 168, p. 69-76 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Subclinical cytomegalovirus infection is associated with altered host immunity, gut microbiota, and vaccine responses

Rocha, C. S., Hirao, L. A., Weber, M. G., Méndez-Lagares, G., William Chang, W. L., Jiang, G., Deere, J. D., Sparger, E. E., Roberts, J. A., Barry, P. A., Hartigan-O'Connor, D. & Dandekar, S., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Virology. 92, 13, e00167-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Emerging diagnostic challenges and characteristics of simian betaretrovirus infections in captive macaque colonies

Yee, J. A. L., Grant, R., Van Rompay, K. K., Kuller, L. R., Carpenter, A., Watanabe, R., Huebner, R., Agricola, B., Smedley, J. & Roberts, J. A., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Medical Primatology. 46, 4, p. 149-153 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence of simian retrovirus type D by polymerase chain reaction

Hwa, C. Z. R., Tsai, S. P., Yee, J. L., Van Rompay, K. K. & Roberts, J. A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Medical Primatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

In Vivo Multimodal Imaging of Drusenoid Lesions in Rhesus Macaques

Yiu, G. C., Tieu, E., Munevar, C., Wong, B., Cunefare, D., Farsiu, S., Garzel, L., Roberts, J. A. & Thomasy, S. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 15013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2016

Antemortem screening for left ventricular hypertrophy in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Haertel, A. J., Stern, J. A., Reader, J. R., Spinner, A., Roberts, J. A. & Christe, K. L., Aug 1 2016, In : Comparative Medicine. 66, 4, p. 333-342 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Effect of uveal melanocytes on choroidal morphology in rhesus macaques and humans on enhanced-depth imaging optical coherence tomography

Yiu, G. C., Vuong, V. S., Oltjen, S., Cunefare, D., Farsiu, S., Garzel, L., Roberts, J. A. & Thomasy, S. M., Oct 1 2016, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 57, 13, p. 5764-5771 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Mitigating Chinese–Indian rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) hybridity at the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC)

Kanthaswamy, S., Ng, J., Broatch, J., Short, J. & Roberts, J. A., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Medical Primatology. 45, 6, p. 333-335 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Plasma and CSF oxytocin levels after intranasal and intravenous oxytocin in awake macaques

Freeman, S. M., Samineni, S., Allen, P. C., Stockinger, D., Bales, K. L., Hwa, G. G. C. & Roberts, J. A., Apr 1 2016, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 66, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Specific pathogen free macaque colonies: A review of principles and recent advances for viral testing and colony management

Yee, J. L., Vanderford, T. H., Didier, E. S., Gray, S., Lewis, A., Roberts, J. A., Taylor, K. & Bohm, R. P., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Medical Primatology. 45, 2, p. 55-78 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations
2012

Pharmacokinetics of tenofovir following intravaginal and intrarectal administration of tenofovir gel to rhesus macaques

Nuttall, J., Kashuba, A., Wang, R., White, N., Allen, P., Roberts, J. A. & Romano, J., Jan 2012, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56, 1, p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
2011

Association of early experience with neurodegeneration in aged primates

Merrill, D. A., Masliah, E., Roberts, J. A., McKay, H., Kordower, J. H., Mufson, E. J. & Tuszynski, M. H., Jan 2011, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 32, 1, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2008

Nonhuman primate quarantine: Its evolution and practice

Roberts, J. A. & Andrews, K., 2008, In : ILAR Journal. 49, 2, p. 145-156 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2006

Estrogen alters spine number and morphology in prefrontal cortex of aged female rhesus monkeys

Hao, J., Rapp, P. R., Leffler, A. E., Leffler, S. R., Janssen, W. G. M., Lou, W., McKay, H., Roberts, J. A., Wearne, S. L., Hof, P. R. & Morrison, J., Mar 1 2006, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 26, 9, p. 2571-2578 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

183 Scopus citations
2004

Bilateral Corticospinal Projections Arise from Each Motor Cortex in the Macaque Monkey: A Quantitative Study

Lacroix, S., Havton, L. A., McKay, H., Yang, H., Brant, A., Roberts, J. A. & Tuszynski, M. H., May 24 2004, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 473, 2, p. 147-161 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Scopus citations

Determination of genetic status in a closed colony of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)

Andrade, M. C. R., Penedo, C., Ward, T., Silva, V. F., Bertolini, L. R., Roberts, J. A., Paulo, J. P. G. & Cabello, P. H., Jul 2004, In : Primates. 45, 3, p. 183-186 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Effects of Estrogen Replacement Therapy on Cholinergic Basal Forebrain Neurons and Cortical Cholinergic Innervation in Young and Aged Ovariectomized Rhesus Monkeys

Kompoliti, K., Chu, Y., Polish, A., Roberts, J. A., McKay, H., Mufson, E. J., Leurgans, S., Morrison, J. & Kordower, J. H., Apr 26 2004, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 472, 2, p. 193-207 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Estrogen Replacement Increases Spinophilin-immunoreactive Spine Number in the Prefrontal Cortex of Female Rhesus Monkeys

Tang, Y., Janssen, W. G. M., Hao, J., Roberts, J. A., McKay, H., Lasley, B., Allen, P. B., Greengard, P., Rapp, P. R., Kordower, J. H., Hof, P. R. & Morrisonn, J. H., Feb 2004, In : Cerebral Cortex. 14, 2, p. 215-223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

151 Scopus citations

Four preanesthetic oral sedation protocols for rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Pulley, A. C. S., Roberts, J. A. & Lerche, N. W., Dec 2004, In : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 35, 4, p. 497-502 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Memory Impairment in Aged Primates Is Associated with Focal Death of Cortical Neurons and Atrophy of Subcortical Neurons

Smith, D. E., Rapp, P. R., McKay, H. M., Roberts, J. A. & Tuszynski, M. H., May 5 2004, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 24, 18, p. 4373-4381 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations

Reduction in hippocampal cholinergic innervation is unrelated to recognition memory impairment in aged rhesus monkeys

Calhoun, M. E., Mao, Y., Roberts, J. A. & Rapp, P. R., Jul 19 2004, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 475, 2, p. 238-246 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2003

Contribution of Ovarian Steroid Production to Urinary Estrone Conjugate Concentrations in Macaca mulatta

Shideler, S. E., Gee, N. A., Chen, J., Laughlin, L. S., Rapp, P. R., Morrison, J., Roberts, J. A., Moran, F. M. & Lasley, B. L., Nov 2003, In : American Journal of Primatology. 61, 3, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Cyclic estrogen replacement improves cognitive function in aged ovariectomized rhesus monkeys

Rapp, P. R., Morrison, J. & Roberts, J. A., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 23, 13, p. 5708-5714 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

293 Scopus citations

Estrogen increases the number of spinophilin-immunoreactive spines in the hippocampus of young and aged female rhesus monkeys

Hao, J., Janssen, W. G. M., Tang, Y., Roberts, J. A., McKay, H., Lasley, B., Allen, P. B., Greengard, P., Rapp, P. R., Kordower, J. H., Hof, P. R. & Morrison, J., Oct 27 2003, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 465, 4, p. 540-550 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

166 Scopus citations

Prevalence of antibodies to selected viruses in a long-term closed breeding colony of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Brazil

Andrade, M. R., Yee, J., Barry, P. A., Spinner, A., Roberts, J. A., Cabello, P. H., Leite, J. P. & Lerche, N. W., Mar 1 2003, In : American Journal of Primatology. 59, 3, p. 123-128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2002

Comparative efficacy of a canine distemper-measles and a standard measles vaccine for immunization of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Christe, K. L., McChesney, M. B., Spinner, A., Rosenthal, A. N., Allen, P. C., Valverde, C. R., Roberts, J. A. & Lerche, N. W., Oct 2002, In : Comparative Medicine. 52, 5, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

No effect of age and estrogen on aromatic L- amino acid decarboxylase activity in rhesus monkey brain

Eberling, J. L., Roberts, J. A., Taylor, S. E., VanBrocklin, H. F., O'Neil, J. P. & Nordahl, T. E., 2002, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 23, 3, p. 479-483 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Spontaneous rat bite fever in non-human primates: A review of two cases

Valverde, C. R., Lowenstine, L. J., Young, C. E., Tarara, R. P. & Roberts, J. A., Dec 2002, In : Journal of Medical Primatology. 31, 6, p. 345-349 5 p.

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15 Scopus citations

The genetic epidemiology of spontaneous endometriosis in the rhesus monkey

Zondervan, K., Cardon, L., Desrosiers, R., Hyde, D., Kemnitz, J., Mansfield, K., Roberts, J. A., Scheffler, J., Weeks, D. E. & Kennedy, S., 2002, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 955, p. 233-238 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2001
107 Scopus citations
2000

Conservation of neuron number and size in entorhinal cortex layers II, III, and V/VI of aged primates

Merrill, D. A., Roberts, J. A. & Tuszynski, M. H., Jul 3 2000, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 422, 3, p. 396-401 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Managing the Rhesus supply [1]

Roberts, J. A., Smith, D. G. & Hendrickx, A. G., 2000, In : Science. 287, 5458, p. 1591 1 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Spontaneous intestinal adenocarcinoma in geriatric macaques (Macaca sp.)

Valverde, C. R., Tarara, R. P., Griffey, S. M. & Roberts, J. A., 2000, In : Comparative Medicine. 50, 5, p. 540-544 5 p.

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28 Scopus citations

T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder in an aged rhesus macaque

Gilardi, K. V., Spinner, A., Canfield, D. R., Valverde, C. R., Hatcher, S., Larkin, E., Roberts, J. A. & McChesney, M., Aug 1 2000, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 217, 3, p. 384-387 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
1999

Age-associated neuronal atrophy occurs in the primate brain and is reversible by growth factor gene therapy

Smith, D. E., Roberts, J. A., Gage, F. H. & Tuszynski, M. H., Sep 14 1999, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 96, 19, p. 10893-10898 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

202 Scopus citations

Estrogen receptor immunoreactivity in the adult primate brain: Neuronal distribution and association with p75, trkA, and choline acetyltransferase

Blurton-Jones, M. M., Roberts, J. A. & Tuszynski, M. H., Mar 22 1999, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 405, 4, p. 529-542 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
1998

Targeted intraparenchymal delivery of human NGF by gene transfer to the primate basal forebrain for 3 months does not accelerate β-amyloid plaque deposition

Tuszynski, M. H., Smith, D. E., Roberts, J. A., McKay, H. & Mufson, E., Dec 1998, In : Experimental Neurology. 154, 2, p. 573-582 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
1997

Cerebral glucose metabolism and memory in aged rhesus macaques

Eberling, J. L., Roberts, J. A., Rapp, P. R., Tuszynski, M. H. & Jagust, W. J., Jul 1997, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 18, 4, p. 437-443 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Characterization of the onset of menopause in the rhesus macaque

Gilardi, K. V. K., Shideler, S. E., Valverde, C. R., Roberts, J. A. & Lasley, B. L., 1997, In : Biology of Reproduction. 57, 2, p. 335-340 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Scopus citations

Impaired spatial information processing in aged monkeys with preserved recognition memory

Rapp, P. R., Kansky, M. T. & Roberts, J. A., 1997, In : NeuroReport. 8, 8, p. 1923-1928 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Reproductive senescence predicts cognitive decline in aged female monkeys

Roberts, J. A., Gilardi, K. V., Lasley, B. & Rapp, P. R., 1997, In : NeuroReport. 8, 8, p. 2047-2051 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
1996

Gene therapy in the adult primate brain: Intraparenchymal grafts of cells genetically modified to produce nerve growth factor prevent cholinergic neuronal degeneration

Tuszynski, M. H., Roberts, J. A., Senut, M. C., U, H. S. & Gage, F. H., Apr 1996, In : Gene Therapy. 3, 4, p. 305-314 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

144 Scopus citations

Iodine-123-5-iodo-6-nitroquipazine: SPECT radiotracer to image the serotonin transporter

Jagust, W. J., Eberling, J. L., Biegon, A., Taylor, S. E., VanBrocklin, H. F., Jordan, S., Hanrahan, S. M., Roberts, J. A., Brennan, K. M. & Mathis, C. A., Jul 1996, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 37, 7, p. 1207-1214 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations
1995

PET studies of cerebral glucose metabolism in conscious rhesus macaques

Eberling, J. L., Roberts, J. A., De Manincor, D. J., Brennan, K. M., Hanrahan, S. M., Vanbrocklin, H. F., Roos, M. S. & Jagust, W. J., 1995, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 16, 5, p. 825-832 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations