• 2629 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
1984 …2022

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Area of Expertise

Pre-Clinical Services evaluate new therapies against infections using animal models. These studies are done in collaboration with pharmaceutical and academic researchers, and several of these therapies are now being used clinically to treat patients.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Microbiology, University of Alabama

Award Date: 1 Jan 2001

BS in Biology, University of California at Irvine

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

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Research Output

  • 2629 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
  • 77 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Clotam enhances anti-proliferative effect of vincristine in Ewing sarcoma cells

Shelake, S., Sankpal, U. T., Eslin, D., Bowman, W. P., Simecka, J. W., Raut, S., Ray, A. & Basha, R., 15 Feb 2019, In : Apoptosis. 24, 1-2, p. 21-32 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Copper-tolfenamic acid: evaluation of stability and anti-cancer activity

    Hurtado, M., Sankpal, U. T., Chhabra, J., Brown, D. T., Maram, R., Patel, R., Gurung, R. K., Simecka, J., Holder, A. A. & Basha, R., 15 Feb 2019, In : Investigational New Drugs. 37, 1, p. 27-34 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Primary care clinics can be a source of exposure to virulent Clostridium (now Clostridioides) difficile: An environmental screening study of hospitals and clinics in Dallas-Fort Worth region

    Simecka, J. W., Fulda, K. G., Pulse, M., Lee, J. H., Vitucci, J., Nguyen, P., Taylor, P., Filipetto, F., Espinoza, A. M. & Sharma, S., 1 Jan 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 8, e0220646.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Activity of meropenem-vaborbactam against carbapenem- resistant enterobacteriaceae in a murine model of pyelonephritis

    Weiss, W. J., Pulse, M. E., Nguyen, P., Peterson, K., Silva, J., Simecka, J. W., Valtierra, D., Sabet, M. & Griffith, D. C., Jan 2018, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 62, 1, e01439.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    Interleukin-17A exacerbates disease severity in BALB/c mice susceptible to lung infection with Mycoplasma pulmonis

    Mize, M. T., Sun, X. L. & Simecka, J. W., 1 Sep 2018, In : Infection and Immunity. 86, 9, e00292-18.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations