Victoria L.M. Herrera, MD

Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-4020
700 Albany St Ctr for Adv Biomed Res

Biography

Expertise includes: Transgenic Rat model development and analysis; Ultrasound Micro-Imaging; Ultrasound Contrast-enhanced Molecular Imaging; Ultrasound-Enhanced Gene Transfer; Nanotheranostics.

Other Positions

  • Center Faculty Member, Cardiovascular Institute (Whitaker), Boston University School of Medicine
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • University of the Philippines, MD
  • University of the Philippines, BS

Publications

  • Published on 2/9/2017

    Colby AH, Oberlies NH, Pearce CJ, Herrera VL, Colson YL, Grinstaff MW. Nanoparticle drug-delivery systems for peritoneal cancers: a case study of the design, characterization and development of the expansile nanoparticle. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. 2017 May; 9(3). PMID: 28185434.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Colby AH, Berry SM, Moran AM, Pasion KA, Liu R, Colson YL, Ruiz-Opazo N, Grinstaff MW, Herrera VL. Highly Specific and Sensitive Fluorescent Nanoprobes for Image-Guided Resection of Sub-Millimeter Peritoneal Tumors. ACS Nano. 2017 Feb 28; 11(2):1466-1477. PMID: 28099801.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/11/2016

    Matsuura S, Patterson S, Lucero H, Leiva O, Grant AK, Herrera VL, Ravid K. In vivo magnetic resonance imaging of a mouse model of myelofibrosis. Blood Cancer J. 2016 Nov 11; 6(11):e497. PMID: 27834941.

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  • Published on 6/14/2016

    Herrera VL, Steffen M, Moran AM, Tan GA, Pasion KA, Rivera K, Pappin DJ, Ruiz-Opazo N. Confirmation of translatability and functionality certifies the dual endothelin1/VEGFsp receptor (DEspR) protein. BMC Mol Biol. 2016 Jun 14; 17(1):15. PMID: 27301377.

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  • Published on 4/14/2016

    Herrera VL, Colby AH, Tan GA, Moran AM, O'Brien MJ, Colson YL, Ruiz-Opazo N, Grinstaff MW. Evaluation of expansile nanoparticle tumor localization and efficacy in a cancer stem cell-derived model of pancreatic peritoneal carcinomatosis. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2016 May; 11(9):1001-15. PMID: 27078118.

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  • Published on 1/11/2016

    Decano JL, Pasion KA, Black N, Giordano NJ, Herrera VL, Ruiz-Opazo N. Sex-specific genetic determinants for arterial stiffness in Dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats. BMC Genet. 2016; 17:19. PMID: 26754450.

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  • Published on 7/6/2015

    Falde EJ, Freedman JD, Herrera VL, Yohe ST, Colson YL, Grinstaff MW. Layered superhydrophobic meshes for controlled drug release. J Control Release. 2015 Sep 28; 214:23-9. PMID: 26160309.

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  • Published on 1/23/2015

    Herrera VL, Pasion KA, Moran AM, Zaninello R, Ortu MF, Fresu G, Piras DA, Argiolas G, Troffa C, Glorioso V, Masala W, Glorioso N, Ruiz-Opazo N. A functional 12T-insertion polymorphism in the ATP1A1 promoter confers decreased susceptibility to hypertension in a male Sardinian population. PLoS One. 2015; 10(1):e0116724. PMID: 25615575.

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  • Published on 9/17/2014

    Herrera VL, Decano JL, Giordano N, Moran AM, Ruiz-Opazo N. Aortic and carotid arterial stiffness and epigenetic regulator gene expression changes precede blood pressure rise in stroke-prone Dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e107888. PMID: 25229245.

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  • Published on 1/21/2014

    Herrera VL, Decano JL, Tan GA, Moran AM, Pasion KA, Matsubara Y, Ruiz-Opazo N. DEspR roles in tumor vasculo-angiogenesis, invasiveness, CSC-survival and anoikis resistance: a 'common receptor coordinator' paradigm. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e85821. PMID: 24465725.

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