Barry Shulkin

    Barry L. Shulkin, MD

    Member, St. Jude Faculty
    Chief, Nuclear Medicine Division

    Departments

    Radiological Sciences

    Divisions

    Nuclear Medicine

    Contact Information

    Barry Shulkin, MD
    Radiological Sciences
    MS 220, Room I-3128
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678
    Email: barry.shulkin@stjude.org
    Phone: (901) 595-3347
    FAX: (901) 595-3981

    Education

    BA - University of Texas, Austin, Texas (1974)
    MBA - University of Michigan School of Business, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2002)
    MD - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas (1978)


    Research Interests


    Selected Publications

    Cheuk DK, Sabin ND, Hossain M, Wozniak A, Naik M, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Krasin MJ, Shulkin BL. PET/CT for staging and follow-up of pediatric nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging April 25, 2012.

    Parida L, Morrisson GT, Shammas A, Hossain AK, McCarville MB, Gerstle JT, Charron M, Rao BN, Shulkin BL. Role of lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of pediatric melanoma and sarcoma. Pediatr Surg Int April 22, 2012.

    Naranjo A, Parisi MT, Shulkin BL, London WB, Matthay KK, Kreissman SG, Yanik GA. Comparison of I-123-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) and I-131-MIBG semi-quantitative scores in predicting survival in patients with stage 4 neuroblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer 56(7):1041-5, 2011.

    Rogers ZR, Wang WC, Luo Z, Iyer RV, Shalaby-Rana E, Dertinger SD, Shulkin BL, Miller JH, Files B, Lane PA, Thompson BW, Miller ST, Ware RE. Biomarkers of splenic function in infants with sickle cell anemia: baseline data from the BABY HUG Trial. Blood 117(9):2614-17, 2011.

    Zukotynski KA, Fahey FH, Kocak M, Alavi A, Wong TZ, Treves ST, Shulkin BL, Haas-Kogan DA, Geyer JR, Vajapeyam S, Boyett JM, Kun LE, Poussaint TY. Evaluation of F-18-FDG PET and MRI associations in pediatric diffuse intrinsic brain stem glioma: a report from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium. J Nucl Med 52(2):188-95, 2011.

    Hossain AKM, Shulkin BL, Gelfand MJ, Bashir H, Daw NC, Sharp SE, Nadel HR, Dome JS. FDG-positron emission tomography-computerized tomography studies of Wilms' tumor. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging March 2010.

    Sharp SE, Shulkin BL, Gelfand MJ, Salisbury S. 123I-MIBG versus 18F-FDG: Which is better, or which can be eliminated? J Nucl Med January 2010.

    Sharp SE, Shulkin BL, Gelfand MJ, Salisbury S, Furman WL. 123I-MIBG scintigraphy and 18F-FDG PET in neuroblastoma. J Nucl Med, 50(8):1237-43, 2009.

    Shulkin BL, Goodin GS, McCarville MB, Kaste SC, Krasin MJ, Hudson MM, Metzger M. Bone and FDG PET/CT scanning for the assessment of osseous involvement in Hodgkin lymphoma in children and young adults. Leukemia and Lymphoma, 50(11):1794-802, 2009.

    Shulkin BL, Mandell GA, Cooper JA, Leonard JC, Majd M, Parisi MT, Sfakianakis GN, Balon HR, Donohoe KJ. Procedure guideline for diuretic renography in children 3.0. J Nucl Med Technol, 36(3):162-8, 2008.

    Rufini V, Shulkin B. The evolution in the use of MIBG in more than 25 years of experimental and clinical applications. Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, 52(4):341-50, 2008.

    Nadel HR, Shulkin B. Pediatric positron emission tomography-computed tomography protocol considerations. Semin Ultrasound CT MR, 29(4):271-6, 2008.

    Goodin GS, Shulkin BL, Kaufman RA, McCarville MB. PET/CT Characterization of fibroosseous defects in children: 18F-FDG uptake can mimic metastatic disease. AJR 187 187(4):1124-8, 2006.

    Messina JA, Cheng SC, Franc BL, Charron M, Shulkin B, To B, Maris JM, Yanik G, Hawkins RA, Matthay KK. Evaluation of semi-quantitative scoring system for metaiodobenzylguanidine (mIBG) scans in patients with relapsed neuroblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer 47(7):865-74, 2006.

    Mackie GC, Shulkin BL, Ribeiro RC, Worden FP, Gauger PG, Mody RJ, Connolly LP, Kunter G, Rodriuez-Galindo C, Wallis JW, Hurwitz CA, Schteingart DE. Use of [18F] Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in evaluating locally recurrent and metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma. J Clin Endocrin Metabol Jul;91(7):2665-71, 2006.

    Tonakie A, Shulkin BL, Sisson JC, Yanik GA, Hutchinson RJ. Radiation-induced osteosarcoma and papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. Clin Nucl Med 31(1):5-8, 2006.

    Avram AM, Mackie GC, Schneider BJ, Kalemkerian GP, Shulkin BL. Differentiation between carcinoid and sarcoid with F-18 FDG PET and In-111 pentetreotide. Clin Nucl Med 31(4):197-200, 2006.

    Kaste SC, Shulkin BL. 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT in childhood lymphoma. PET Clin 1:265-73, 2006.

    Mody RJ, Pohlen JA, Malde S, Strouse PJ, Shulkin BL. FDG PET for the study of primary hepatic malignancies in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer,47(1):51-55, 2006.

    Mackie GC, Shulkin BL. Amiodarone-induced hyperthyroidism in a patient with functioning papillary carcinoma of the thyroid and extensive hepatic metastases. Thyroid 15(12):1337-40, 2005.

    Schneider BJ, Avram AM, Shulkin BL, Kalemkerian GP. False-positive findings with positron emission tomography in the staging of non-small-cell lung cancer. Clin Advances Hematology & Oncology 3(7) 571-73, 2005.

    Brouwers FM, Petricoin EF 3rd,  Ksinantova, L. Breza J, Rajapakse V, Ross S, Johann D, Mannelli M,  Shulkin BL, Kvetnansky R, Eisenhofer G, Walther MM, Hitt BA, Conrads TP, Veenstra TD, Mannion DP, Wall MR, Wolfe GM, Fusaro VA, Liotta LA, Pacak K. Low molecular weight proteomic information distinguishes metastatic from benign pheochromocytoma. Endocrine-Related Cancer 12(2):263-272, 2005.

    Ilias I, Shulkin B, Pacak K. New functional imaging modalities for chromaffin tumors, neuroblastomas and ganglioneuromas. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism 16(2):66-72, 2005.

    Jadvar H, Alavi A, Mavi A, Shulkin BL. PET in pediatric diseases. Radiol Clin North Am 43(1):135-153, 2005.

    Eisenhofer G, Bornstein SR, Brouwers FM, Cheung NK, Dahia PL, de Krijger RR, Giordano TJ, Greene LA, Goldstein DS, Lehnert H, Manger WM, Maris JM, Neumann HP, Pacak K, Shulkin BL, Smith DI, Tischler AS, Young WF Jr. Malignant pheochromocytoma: current status and initiatives for future progress, [Review] Endocrine-Related Cancer 2004 11(3):423-436.

    Shulkin BL. PET Imaging in Pediatric Oncology. Pediatr Radiol 34(3):199-204, 2004.

    Roberts EG, Shulkin BL. Technical Issues in Performing PET Studies in Pediatric Patients. J Nucl Med Technol 32(1):5-9, 2004.

    Miskulin J, Shulkin BL, Doherty GM, Sisson JC, Burney RE, Gauger PG. Is preoperative 123I-MIBG scintigraphy routinely necessary before initial adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma? Surgery 134(6):918-22, 2003.

    Thornburg CD, Shulkin BL, Castle VP, McAllister-Lucas LM. Thoracic neural crest tumors in Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Medical & Pediatric Oncology 41(5):468-9, 2003.

    Sisson JC, Shulkin BL, Lawson S. Increasing efficacy and safety of treatments of patients with well‑differentiated thyroid carcinoma by measuring body retentions of 131‑I. J Nucl Med 44:898‑903, 2003.

    Snyder KM. Rubin MA. Shulkin BL. Hutchinson RJ. Wechsler DS. Mediastinal seminoma in a patient with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 24(8):672-6, 2002.

    Yanik GA, Levine JE, Matthay KK, Sisson JC, Shulkin BL, Shapiro B, Hubers D, Spalding S, Braun T, Ferrara LM, Hutchinson RJ. Pilot Study of Iodine-131-Metaiodobenzyl guanidine in combination with myeloablative chemotherapy and autologous stem cell support for the treatment of neuroblastoma. J Clin Oncol 20(8): 2142-49, 2002.

    Shapiro B, Gross MD, Shulkin B. Radioisotope Diagnosis and Therapy of Malignant Pheochromocytoma. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 12(10):469-75, 2001.

    Pacak K, Goldstein, DS, Doppman JL, Shulkin BL, Udelsman R, Eisenhofer G. A “Pheo”lurks: novel approaches for locating occult pheochromocytoma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86(8):3641-46, 2001.

    Klemptner A, Shulkin BL, Perlman R, Kovach J. Radiotherapy induced hypothyroidism presenting as cardiac tamponade. J Clin Exp Thyroidol 12: 13-16, 2000.

    Jadvar H, Connolly LP, Shulkin BL, Treves ST, Fischman AJ. Positron Emission Tomography in Pediatrics. Nuclear Medicine Annual 53-83, 2000.


    Last update: April 2012