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Richard Rahija, DVM, PhD

Richard Rahija, DVM, PhD

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
Director, Animal Resources Center

Departments

Pathology

Contact Information

Richard Rahija, DVM, PhD
Pathology
MS 400, Room E1009J
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Email: richard.rahija@stjude.org
Phone: (901) 595-3214
FAX: (901) 595-3112

Education

BS - Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas - Biology
DVM - College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
PhD - University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Honors & Awards


Research Interests


Selected Publications

Yang L, Boyd K, Kaste SC, Kamdem LK, Rahija RJ, Relling MV. A Mouse Model for Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteonecrosis: Effect of a Steroid Holiday. J Orthopaedic Research 27(2):169-175. 2009.

Rahija RJ. Gnotobiotics In “The Mouse in Biomedical Research” (Fox, J. eds). pp 217-233. Academic Press. New York. 2007.

Strategies That Influence Cost Containment In Animal Research Facilities. Committee on Cost of and Payment for Animal Research. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR), National Research Council, National Academy Press. Washington, D.C. 2000.

Rahija RJ, Animal Facility Design. Occupational Medicine 14:407-422, 1999.

Reynolds RP, Rahija RJ, Schenkman DI, Richter CB. Experimental murine cytomegalovirus infection in severe combined immunodeficient mice. Lab Animal Sci 43: 291-295, 1993.

Schmader KE, Rahija RJ, Porter KR, Daley G, Hamilton JD. Aging and reactivation of latent murine cytomegalovirus. J Infect Dis (IH3) 166(6): 1403-7, 1992.

Schmader KE, Rahija RJ, Porter KR, Hamilton JD. Murine cytomegalovirus gene amplification and culture after submaxillary salivary gland biopsy. Lab Animal Sci 41: 396-400, 1991.

Anstadt MP, Stonnington BA, Tedder M, Crain B, Brothers MF, Hillerin DJ, Rahija RJ, Menius JA, Lowe JE. Pulsatile reperfusion after cardiac arrest improves neurologic outcome. Annals of Surg 214: 478-490, 1991.

Zarnegar R, Muga S, Rahija RJ, Michelopoulos G. Tissue distribution of hepatopoitin-A: A heparin-binding polypetide growth factor for hepatocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 87: 1252-1256, 1990.

Rahija RJ. Factors influencing the initiation by anti(±)benzo(a)pyrene-diol-epoxide of hepatocarcinogenesis in the male F334 rat. (Doctoral dissertation) 1989.

Kaufmann, W. K., Rahija, R. J., Mackenzie, S. A., and Kaufman, D. G. Cell cycle-dependent initiation of hepatocarcinogenesis in rats by (±)-7r, 8t-dihydroxy-7,8,9,10,-tetrahydrobenzo(a)pyrene. Cancer Res 47: 3771-3775,1987.

Kaufmann WK, Mackenzie SA, Rahija RJ, Kaufman DG. Quantitative relationship between initiation of hepatocarcinogenesis and altered cell island. J Cell Biochem 30: 1-9, 1986.

Bellinger DA, Chang J, Bunn TD, Pick JR, Murphy M, Rahija RJ. Rabies induced in a cat by high egg passage flury strain vaccine. J Am Vet Med Assoc 183: 997-998, 1983.

Last update: February 2013