Jeffrey Eckert, PhD
Director of Lab Research
Assistant Professor of Research

Pharmacology, Physiological Systems/Technologies, NEC/NEC Modeling


Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin - Biochemistry, BA
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Physiology, Ph.D.  ​

Selected Publications:
Eckert J., Hanna A., Zheng W., Yu Z., and Chaaban H.,  Therapeutic Replacement of Amine Placental Enzyme Increase Survival, Decreases Severity of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Murine Model (in preparation)

Eckert J., Scott B., Lawrence S, and Chaaban, H.  The novel curcumin analog FLLL32 decreases incidence and Severity of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (Accepted): Journal of Inflammation Research.

Makoni M, Eckert J, Pereira A, Nizet V, Lawrence S, , Alterations in Neonatal Neutrophil Function Attributable to Increased Immature Forms, Early Hum Dev 2016 Jul 15;103:1-7

Lawrence S.M., Eckert J.V., Makoni M, and Pereira H.A. (2015) Is the Use of Complete   Blood Counts with Manual Differentials for Determining Neutrophil Composition in Newborns Antiquated?  Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science, Vol 45, #4 Jul-Aug 2015.

Zhang Y., Smith E.M., Baye T.M., Eckert J.V., Abraham L.J., Moses E.K., Kissebah A.H., Martin L.J., Olivier M.  (2010) Serotonin (5-HT) receptor 5A sequence variants affect human plasma triglyceride levels. Physiol Genomics. 2010 Jul 7;42(2):168-76

Smith E.M., Wang X., Littrell J., Eckert J.V., Cole R., Kissebah A.H., Olivier M. (2006).  Comparison of linkage disequilibrium patterns between the HapMap CEPH samples and a family-based cohort of Northern European descent. Genomics. 2006 88(4):407-14. Epub 2006 May 19.

Kwitek A.E., Gullings-Handley J., Yu J., Carlos D.C., Orlebeke K., Nie J., Eckert J.V., Lemke A., Andrae J.W., Bromberg S., Pasko D., Chen D., Scheetz T.E., Casavant T.L., Soares M.B., Sheffield V.C., Tonellato P.J., Jacob H.J. (2004).  High-density rat radiation hybrid maps containing over 24,000 SSLPs, genes, and ESTs provide a direct link to the rat genome sequence.  Genome Res 2004 Apr; 14(4):750-7.