Peggy Ptacek, CMA, CCRP

Peggy Ptacek

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Summary

Peggy is currently working with Dr. Melena Bellin as a Research Study Coordinator with the Total Pancreatectomy Islet Auto-Transplantation (TP/IAT) program. She worked in general research since 1993, and started working exclusively with Dr. Bellin in 2010. She has completed a number of drug studies, and is currently working on studies designed to improve outcomes in patients who have undergone TP/IAT. 

Research

Publications

Sitagliptin Treatment After Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. Bellin MD, Beilman GJ, Dunn TB, Pruett TL, Sutherland DE, Chinnakotla S, Hodges JS, Lane A, Ptacek P, Berry KL, Hering BJ, Moran A.

Am J Transplant. 2017 Feb;17(2):443-450.

Unmethylated Insulin DNA Is Elevated After Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation: Assessment of a Novel Beta Cell Marker. Bellin MD, Clark P, Usmani-Brown S, Dunn TB, Beilman GJ, Chinnakotla S, Pruett TL, Ptacek P, Hering BJ, Wang Z, Gilmore T, Wilhelm JJ, Hodges JS, Moran A, Herold KC.

Am J Transplant. 2017 Apr;17(4):1112-1118.

Early Alterations in Glycemic Control and Pancreatic Endocrine Function in Nondiabetic Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis. Lundberg R, Beilman GJ, Dunn TB, Pruett TL, Freeman ML, Ptacek PE, Berry KL, Robertson RP, Moran A, Bellin MD. Pancreas. 2016 Apr;45(4):565-71.

Low prevalence of diabetes distress following total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation. Lane A, Hodges JS, Ptacek P, Louise Berry K, Beilman GJ, Dunn TB, Pruett TL, Chinnakotla S, Kuzmak B, Bellin MD.

Clin Transplant. 2018 May;32(5).

Metabolic assessment prior to total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplant: utility, limitations and potential.

Lundberg R, Beilman GJ, Dunn TB, Pruett TL, Chinnakotla SC, Radosevich DM, Robertson RP, Ptacek P, Balamurugan AN, Wilhelm JJ, Hering BJ, Sutherland DE, Moran A, Bellin MD. Am J Transplant. 2013 Oct;13(10):2664-71.