Patricia Ribeiro Pereira, PhD

Patricia Ribeiro Pereira, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Radiological Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Enhancement of antibody- and non-antibody-based tumor therapies through the use of biomolecules as tumor-targeting agents and imaging to modulate tumor biology


  • 2016: PhD, medicinal chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal


  • 2016 - 2020: Postdoctoral research fellow, radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
  • 2020 - present: Chief research fellow, radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Selected Research Publications

PET and Optical Imaging of Caveolin-1 in Gastric Tumors.
  • Surendra Panikar S, Shmuel S, Lewis JS, Pereira PMR
  • ACS Omega 2023
Immuno-PET Detects Antibody-Drug Potency on Coadministration with Statins.
  • Brown EL, Shmuel S, Mandleywala K, [...] Pereira PMR
  • J Nucl Med 2023
Metformin-Induced Receptor Turnover Alters Antibody Accumulation in HER-Expressing Tumors.
  • Panikar SS, Keltee N, Berry NK, [...] Pereira PMR
  • J Nucl Med 2023
Statins enhance the efficacy of HER2-targeting radioligand therapy in drug-resistant gastric cancers.
  • Rao Y, Samuels Z, Carter LM, [...] Pereira PMR, Lewis JS
  • Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2023
EGFR-Targeted ImmunoPET of UMUC3 Orthotopic Bladder Tumors.
  • Hoang TT, Mandleywala K, Viray T, [...] Pereira PMR
  • Mol Imaging Biol 2022
Caveolin-1 temporal modulation enhances antibody drug efficacy in heterogeneous gastric cancer.
  • Pereira PMR, Mandleywala K, Monette S, [...] Lewis JS
  • Nat Commun 2022

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