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Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.

Section Head, Division of Radiologic Science
Associate Professor,





Clinical Specialties

Noninvasive Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Oncologic Imaging, PET/CT, Molecular Imaging

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

Email: amintz@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., CUNY Brooklyn College , 1997
  • Ph.D., Penn State University College of Medicine , 2002
  • M.D., Penn State University College of Medicine , 2004
  • Internship, Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hosp Ctr, 2005
  • Fellowship, Nuclear Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
  • Residency, Nuclear Medicine, Hosp Of The Univ Penn, 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine - Nuclear Medicine

Memberships

  • Society of Neuro-Oncology
  • Soc Of Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiological Soc of North Amer

NPI Number

  • 1245389956
Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.

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Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.

Section Head, Division of Radiologic Science
Associate Professor, Radiology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Radiation Oncology
Neurosurgery
Cancer Biology

Research Interests

aging, biotechnology, cancer/oncogenesis, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, medical technology/devices, neurosciences/behavior, nuclear medicine

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4857 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: amintz@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Olson JD, Mintz A, Delbono O. Type-2 pericytes participate in normal and tumoral angiogenesis. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2014;():.

Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Enikolopov GN, Mintz A, Delbono O. Skeletal muscle neural progenitor cells exhibit properties of NG2-glia. Exp Cell Res. 2013;319(1):45-63.

Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang Z-M, Messi ML, Enikolopov GN, Mintz A, Delbono O. Skeletal muscle pericyte subtypes differ in their differentiation potential. Stem Cell Res. 2013;10(1):67-84.

Kota G, Gupta P, Mintz A. PET/CT illustration of metastatic breast cancer to the left mandibular foramen. Clin Nucl Med. 2013;38(5):385-386.

Deford-Watts LM, Mintz A, Kridel SJ. The potential of 11C-acetate PET for monitoring the fatty acid synthesis pathway in tumors. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2013;14(3):300-312.

Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Enikolopov GN, Mintz A, Delbono O. Role of pericytes in skeletal muscle regeneration and fat accumulation. Stem Cells Dev. 2013;22(16):2298-2314.

Kota G, Gupta P, Lesser GJ, Wilson JA, Mintz A. Somatostatin receptor molecular imaging for metastatic intracranial hemangiopericytoma. Clin Nucl Med. 2013;38(12):984-987.

Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Mintz A, Delbono O. Type-1 pericytes participate in fibrous tissue deposition in aged skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2013;305(11):C1098-1113.

Linville C, Mintz A, Hampson R, Deadwyler S, Peiffer A. Changes in FDG-PET uptake during a delayed match to samplememory task [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2013;15(Suppl 3):95.

Nguyen V, Zhu D, Conyers JM, Debinski W, Mintz A. Therapeutic efficacy of an optimized quadruply mutated IL13-based bacterial cytotoxin in an orthotopic murine glioma model [abstract]. Cancer Res. 2013;73(8 Suppl 1):A2150.


Beauchamp A, Lively MO, Mintz A, Gibo D, Wykosky J, Debinski W. EphrinA1 is released in three forms from cancer cells by matrix metalloproteases. Mol Cell Biol. 2012;32(16):3253-3264.

Nguyen V, Conyers JM, Zhu D, Gibo DM, Hantgan RR, Larson SM, Debinski W, Mintz A. A novel ligand delivery system to non-invasively visualize and therapeutically exploit the IL13R alpha2 tumor-restricted biomarker. Neuro Oncol. 2012;14(10):1239-1253.

Kota G, Gupta P, Wilson J, Lesser G, Mintz A. Metastatic intracranial hemangiopericytoma: the role of octreotide and PET imaging in diagnosis, pre-treatment and follow-up evaluation [abstract]. J Nucl Med. 2011;52(Suppl 1):abstr 1065.

Gupta P, Kota G, Alavi A, Mintz A. Unilateral diffusely increased muscle uptake of F-18 FDG in a patient with hemiparesis due to stroke. Clin Nucl Med. 2011;36(12):1140-1141.

Nguyen V, Conyers JM, Zhu D, Gibo DM, Dorsey JF, Debinski W, Mintz A. IL-13R alpha2-targeted therapy escapees: biologic and therapeutic implications. Transl Oncol. 2011;4(6):390-400.

Nguyen V, Conyers JM, Mintz A. Pretargeting the masses: a means of improving and mainstreaming targeted molecular delivery? [commentary]. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010;10(8):775-779.

Kota GK, Gupta P, Conyers JM, Mintz A. Targeting angiogenesis in an age of personalized medicine [commentary]. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010;10(9):874-877.

Hammond SN, Norden AD, Drappatz J, Phuphanich S, Reardon D, Wong ET, Plotkin SR, Lesser G, Mintz A, Raizer JJ, et al. Phase II study of monthly pasireotide LAR (Som230C) for recurrent or progressive meningioma [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2010;12(Suppl 4):71.

Nguyen V, Murphy LT, Beauchamp AS, Hollingsworth CK, Debinski W, Mintz A. Combinatorial targeting of EphA2 and IL-13Ralpha2 GBM-restricted biomarkers [abstract]. Neuro Oncol. 2010;12(Suppl 4):97.

Dorsey JF, Mintz A, Tian X, Dowling ML, Plastaras JP, Dicker DT, Kao GD, El-Deiry WS. Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) and paclitaxel have cooperative in vivo effects against glioblastoma multiforme cells. Mol Cancer Ther. 2009;8(12):3285-3295.

Nguyen V, Mintz A. New frontiers in biomarker-targeted molecular imaging [commentary]. Cancer Biol Ther. 2009;8(23):2235-2238.

Mintz A, Gibo DM, MadhanKumar AB, Cladel NM, Christensen ND, Debinski W. Protein- and DNA-based active immunotherapy targeting interleukin-13 receptor alpha2. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 2008;23(5):581-589.

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Associate Professor, Radiology

Clinical Specialties

Noninvasive Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Oncologic Imaging, PET/CT, Molecular Imaging
Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.

Akiva Mintz, M.D., Ph.D.

Section Head, Division of Radiologic Science
Associate Professor, Radiology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Radiation Oncology
Neurosurgery
Cancer Biology

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