Ronald Wesley Wood, Ph.D.

Ronald Wesley Wood, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 668
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-4150
Fax: (585) 244-2209

Journal Articles

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2016 Sep 1
Rahimi H, Bell R, Bouta EM, Wood RW, Xing L, Ritchlin CT, Schwarz EM. "Lymphatic imaging to assess rheumatoid flare: mechanistic insights and biomarker potential." Arthritis research & therapy. 2016 Sep 1; 18:194. Epub 2016 Sep 01.
2016 Jun
McAleavey SA, Parker KJ, Ormachea J, Wood RW, Stodgell CJ, Katzman PJ, Pressman EK, Miller RK. "Shear Wave Elastography in the Living, Perfused, Post-Delivery Placenta." Ultrasound in medicine & biology. 2016 Jun; 42(6):1282-8. Epub 2016 Mar 19.
2016 Mar 12
Liang Q, Ju Y, Chen Y, Wang W, Li J, Zhang L, Xu H, Wood RW, Schwarz EM, Boyce BF, Wang Y, Xing L. "Lymphatic endothelial cells efferent to inflamed joints produce iNOS and inhibit lymphatic vessel contraction and drainage in TNF-induced arthritis in mice." Arthritis research & therapy. 2016 Mar 12; 18:62. Epub 2016 Mar 12.
2015 Sep 21
Singh S, Pan C, Wood R, Yeh CR, Yeh S, Sha K, Krolewski JJ, Nastiuk KL. "Quantitative volumetric imaging of normal, neoplastic and hyperplastic mouse prostate using ultrasound." BMC urology. 2015 Sep 21; 15:97. Epub 2015 Sep 21.
2015 Sep
Liang QQ, Shi Q, Wood RW, Xing LP, Wang YJ. "Peri-articular lymphatic system and "Bi" theory of Chinese medicine in the pathogenesis and treatment of arthritis." Chinese journal of integrative medicine. 2015 Sep; 21(9):648-55. Epub 2015 Oct 03.
2015 Jun
Doyle PJ, Buchsbaum G, Lipetskaia L, Duecy E, Wood R. "In reply." Obstetrics and gynecology. 2015 Jun; 125(6):1500.
2015 Apr
Bouta EM, Banik PD, Wood RW, Rahimi H, Ritchlin CT, Thiele RG, Schwarz EM. "Validation of power Doppler versus contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging quantification of joint inflammation in murine inflammatory arthritis." Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 2015 Apr; 30(4):690-4.
2015 Mar
Doyle PJ, Lipetskaia L, Duecy E, Buchsbaum G, Wood RW. "Sodium fluorescein use during intraoperative cystoscopy." Obstetrics and gynecology. 2015 Mar; 125(3):548-50.
2015 Feb
Nicholson TM, Moses MA, Uchtmann KS, Keil KP, Bjorling DE, Vezina CM, Wood RW, Ricke WA. "Estrogen receptor-? is a key mediator and therapeutic target for bladder complications of benign prostatic hyperplasia." The Journal of urology. 2015 Feb; 193(2):722-9. Epub 2014 Aug 25.
2014 Mar 15
Bouta EM, Wood RW, Brown EB, Rahimi H, Ritchlin CT, Schwarz EM. "In vivo quantification of lymph viscosity and pressure in lymphatic vessels and draining lymph nodes of arthritic joints in mice." The Journal of physiology. 2014 Mar 15; 592(6):1213-23. Epub 2014 Jan 13.
2014 Mar
Shi J, Liang Q, Zuscik M, Shen J, Chen D, Xu H, Wang YJ, Chen Y, Wood RW, Li J, Boyce BF, Xing L. "Distribution and alteration of lymphatic vessels in knee joints of normal and osteoarthritic mice." Arthritis & rheumatology. 2014 Mar; 66(3):657-66.
2013 Dec
Hsu JW, Yin PN, Wood R, Messing J, Messing E, Lee YF. "1 alpha, 25-dihydroxylvitamin D3 promotes Bacillus Calmette-Guérin immunotherapy of bladder cancer." Oncotarget. 2013 Dec; 4(12):2397-406.
2013 Oct
Lai KP, Huang CK, Fang LY, Izumi K, Lo CW, Wood R, Kindblom J, Yeh S, Chang C. "Targeting stromal androgen receptor suppresses prolactin-driven benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)." Molecular endocrinology. 2013 Oct; 27(10):1617-31. Epub 2013 Jul 26.
2013 Jan
Li J, Ju Y, Bouta EM, Xing L, Wood RW, Kuzin I, Bottaro A, Ritchlin CT, Schwarz EM. "Efficacy of B cell depletion therapy for murine joint arthritis flare is associated with increased lymphatic flow." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2013 Jan; 65(1):130-8.
2013 Jan
Reeder JE, Byler TK, Foster DC, Landas SK, Okafor H, Stearns G, Wood RW, Zhang Y, Mayer RD. "Polymorphism in the SCN9A voltage-gated sodium channel gene associated with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome." Urology. 2013 Jan; 81(1):210.e1-4. Epub 2012 Oct 24.
Wojtczak, Jacek A; Wood, Ronald W;. "High-frequency ultrasound in ex vivo animal lungs in pulmonary edema". 2013; 2(1). Link
Bouta EM, Ju Y, Rahimi H, de Mesy-Bentley KL, Wood RW, Xing L, Schwarz EM. "Power Doppler ultrasound phenotyping of expanding versus collapsed popliteal lymph nodes in murine inflammatory arthritis." PloS one. 2013 8(9):e73766. Epub 2013 Sep 09.
2012 Nov
Nicholson TM, Ricke EA, Marker PC, Miano JM, Mayer RD, Timms BG, Vom Saal FS, Wood RW, Ricke WA. "Testosterone and 17?-estradiol induce glandular prostatic growth, bladder outlet obstruction, and voiding dysfunction in male mice." Endocrinology. 2012 Nov; 153(11):5556-65. Epub 2012 Sep 04.
2012 Aug 16
Byler TK, Leocadio D, Shapiro O, Bratslavsky G, Stodgell CJ, Wood RW, Messing EM, Reeder JE. "Valproic acid decreases urothelial cancer cell proliferation and induces thrombospondin-1 expression." BMC urology. 2012 Aug 16; 12:21. Epub 2012 Aug 16.
2012 Jun
Ju Y, Rahimi H, Li J, Wood RW, Xing L, Schwarz EM. "Validation of 3-dimensional ultrasound versus magnetic resonance imaging quantification of popliteal lymph node volume as a biomarker of erosive inflammatory arthritis in mice." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2012 Jun; 64(6):2048-50. Epub 2012 Feb 21.
2012 Apr
Tobis S, Knopf JK, Silvers CR, Marshall J, Cardin A, Wood RW, Reeder JE, Erturk E, Madeb R, Yao J, Singer EA, Rashid H, Wu G, Messing E, Golijanin D. "Near infrared fluorescence imaging after intravenous indocyanine green: initial clinical experience with open partial nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors." Urology. 2012 Apr; 79(4):958-64. Epub 2012 Feb 14.
2011 Dec
Bouta EM, Wood RW, Perry SW, Brown EB, Ritchlin CT, Xing L, Schwarz EM. "Measuring intranodal pressure and lymph viscosity to elucidate mechanisms of arthritic flare and therapeutic outcomes." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2011 Dec; 1240:47-52.
2011 Aug 31
Li J, Zhou Q, Wood R, Kuzin I, Bottaro A, Ritchlin C, Xing L, Schwarz E. "CD23(+)/CD21(hi) B-cell translocation and ipsilateral lymph node collapse is associated with asymmetric arthritic flare in TNF-Tg mice." Arthritis research & therapy. 2011 Aug 31; 13(4):R138. Epub 2011 Aug 31.
2011 Aug
Zhou Q, Guo R, Wood R, Boyce BF, Liang Q, Wang YJ, Schwarz EM, Xing L. "Vascular endothelial growth factor C attenuates joint damage in chronic inflammatory arthritis by accelerating local lymphatic drainage in mice." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2011 Aug; 63(8):2318-28.
2010 Jul
Zhou Q, Wood R, Schwarz EM, Wang YJ, Xing L. "Near-infrared lymphatic imaging demonstrates the dynamics of lymph flow and lymphangiogenesis during the acute versus chronic phases of arthritis in mice." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2010 Jul; 62(7):1881-9.
2009 Sep
Guo R, Zhou Q, Proulx ST, Wood R, Ji RC, Ritchlin CT, Pytowski B, Zhu Z, Wang YJ, Schwarz EM, Xing L. "Inhibition of lymphangiogenesis and lymphatic drainage via vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 blockade increases the severity of inflammation in a mouse model of chronic inflammatory arthritis." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2009 Sep; 60(9):2666-76.
2009 Jan
McNanley AR, Johnson AM, Flynn MK, Wood RW, Kennedy SD, Reeder JE. "Inherited pelvic organ prolapse in the mouse: preliminary evaluation of a new murine model." International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction. 2009 Jan; 20(1):19-25. Epub 2008 Sep 19.
2006 Jun
Johnson AM, Conover DL, Huang J, Messing EM, Ning R, O'Connell MJ, Rossi MA, Sun TT, Wood RW, Wu XR, Reeder JE. "Early detection and measurement of urothelial tumors in mice." Urology. 2006 Jun; 67(6):1309-14.
2006 Jun
Wood RW, Baggs RB, Schwarz EM, Messing EM. "Initial observations of reduced uroflow in transgenic adenocarcinoma of murine prostate." Urology. 2006 Jun; 67(6):1324-8.
2005 Sep
Foster DC, Dworkin RH, Wood RW. "Effects of intradermal foot and forearm capsaicin injections in normal and vulvodynia-afflicted women." Pain. 2005 Sep; 117(1-2):128-36.
2005 Jul
Wood RW. "Aversiveness of carbon dioxide." Laboratory animals. 2005 Jul; 39(3):353-4.
Conover, D.L.; Ning, R.; Yu, Y.; Lu, X.; Wood, R.W.; Reeder, J.E.; Johnson, A.M.;. "Small animal imaging using a flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography (FPD-CBCT) imaging system". Proceedings of SPIE. 2005; 5745: 307-318. Link
2004 Aug
Leung YY, Schwarz EM, Silvers CR, Messing EM, Wood RW. "Uroflow in murine urethritis." Urology. 2004 Aug; 64(2):378-82.
2004 Mar
Joseph J, Leung YY, Eichel L, Scheidweiler K, Erturk E, Wood R. "Comparison of the Ti-knot device and Hem-o-lok clips with other devices commonly used for laparoscopic renal-artery ligation." Journal of endourology. 2004 Mar; 18(2):163-6.
2003 Dec
Scheidweiler KB, Plessinger MA, Shojaie J, Wood RW, Kwong TC. "Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of methylecgonidine, a crack cocaine pyrolyzate." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 2003 Dec; 307(3):1179-87. Epub 2003 Oct 15.
2002 Oct
Sessions A, Eichel L, Kassahun M, Messing EM, Schwarz E, Wood RW. "Continuous bladder infusion methods for studying voiding function in the ambulatory mouse." Urology. 2002 Oct; 60(4):707-13.
2001 Jul
Eichel L, Scheidweiler K, Kost J, Shojaie J, Schwarz E, Messing E, Wood R. "Assessment of murine bladder permeability with fluorescein: validation with cyclophosphamide and protamine." Urology. 2001 Jul; 58(1):113-8.
2001 Feb
Wood R, Eichel L, Messing EM, Schwarz E. "Automated noninvasive measurement of cyclophosphamide-induced changes in murine voiding frequency and volume." The Journal of urology. 2001 Feb; 165(2):653-9.
2000 Nov
Scheidweiler KB, Shojaie J, Plessinger MA, Wood RW, Kwong TC. "Stability of methylecgonidine and ecgonidine in sheep plasma in vitro." Clinical chemistry. 2000 Nov; 46(11):1787-95.
1996 Oct
Wood RW, Graefe JF, Fang CP, Shojaie J, Chen LC, Willetts J. "Generation of stable test atmospheres of cocaine base and its pyrolyzate, methylecgonidine, and demonstration of their biological activity." Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 1996 Oct; 55(2):237-48.
1996 Jan
Wood RW, Shojaie J, Fang CP, Graefe JF. "Methylecgonidine coats the crack particle." Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 1996 Jan; 53(1):57-66.
1995 Sep
Asgharian B, Wood R, Schlesinger RB. "Empirical modeling of particle deposition in the alveolar region of the lungs: a basis for interspecies extrapolation." Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology. 1995 Sep; 27(2):232-8.
1995 May
Wood RW, Cox C. "A repeated measures approach to the detection of the acute behavioral effects of toluene at low concentrations." Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology. 1995 May; 25(2):293-301.
1995 Mar
el-Fawal HA, Wood RW. "Airway smooth muscle relaxant effects of the cocaine pyrolysis product, methylecgonidine." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 1995 Mar; 272(3):991-6.
1995 Jan
Wood RW, Coleman JB. "Behavioral evaluation of the irritant properties of formaldehyde." Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 1995 Jan; 130(1):67-72.
Willetts J, Chen LC, Graefe JF, Wood RW. "Effects of methylecgonidine on acetylcholine-induced bronchoconstriction and indicators of lung injury in guinea pigs." Life sciences. 1995 57(15):PL225-30.
Chen LC, Graefe JF, Shojaie J, Willetts J, Wood RW. "Pulmonary effects of the cocaine pyrolysis product, methylecgonidine, in guinea pigs." Life sciences. 1995 56(1):PL7-12.
1990 Jan
Wood RW, Colotla VA. "Biphasic changes in mouse motor activity during exposure to toluene." Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology. 1990 Jan; 14(1):6-14.
Graefe JF, Wood RW. "Dealing with large data sets." Neurotoxicology and teratology. 1990 12(5):449-54.
Wood RW. "Animal models of drug self-administration by smoking." NIDA research monograph. 1990 99:159-71.
1989 Jan
Rees DC, Wood RW, Laties VG. "Evidence of tolerance following repeated exposure to toluene in the rat." Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 1989 Jan; 32(1):283-91.
1988 Apr
Eskin TA, Merigan WH, Wood RW. "Carbon disulfide effects on the visual system. II. Retinogeniculate degeneration." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 1988 Apr; 29(4):519-27.
1988 Apr
Merigan WH, Wood RW, Zehl D, Eskin TA. "Carbon disulfide effects on the visual system. I. Visual thresholds and ophthalmoscopy." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 1988 Apr; 29(4):512-8.
1988 Jan
Snyder CA, Wood RW, Graefe JF, Bowers A, Magar K. ""Crack smoke" is a respirable aerosol of cocaine base." Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior. 1988 Jan; 29(1):93-5.
Wood RW. "The acute toxicity of nitrite inhalants." NIDA research monograph. 1988 83:28-38.
1987 Jan
Rees DC, Wood RW, Laties VG. "Stimulus control and the development of behavioral tolerance to daily injections of d-amphetamine in the rat." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 1987 Jan; 240(1):65-73.
Laties, V.G.W., R.W.;. "Hazard identification with small numbers of animals: implications for risk assessment." Comments on Toxicology. 1987; 1: 265-274. Link
1985 Dec
Tepper JS, Weiss B, Wood RW. "Alterations in behavior produced by inhaled ozone or ammonia." Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology. 1985 Dec; 5(6 Pt 1):1110-8.
1985 Aug
Rees DC, Wood RW, McCormick JP, Cox C. "Toxicokinetics of toluene in the rat." Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health. 1985 Aug; 11(4):301-6.
1985 May
Tepper JS, Wood RW. "Behavioral evaluation of the irritating properties of ozone." Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 1985 May; 78(3):404-11.
1985 Mar
Rees DC, Wood RW, Laties VG. "The roles of stimulus control and reinforcement frequency in modulating the behavioral effects of d-amphetamine in the rat." Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior. 1985 Mar; 43(2):243-55.
Merigan WH, Wood RW, Zehl DN. "Recent observations on the neurobehavioral toxicity of carbon disulfide." Neurotoxicology. 1985 6(4):81-8.
1984 Aug
Wood RW, Coleman JB, Schuler R, Cox C. "Anticonvulsant and antipunishment effects of toluene." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 1984 Aug; 230(2):407-12.
1983 May
Wood RW, Rees DC, Laties VG. "Behavioral effects of toluene are modulated by stimulus control." Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 1983 May; 68(3):462-72.
Weiss B, Wood RW, Merigan WH. "Toxicity evaluation needs the intact animal." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1983 406:82-91.
1981 Nov
Wood RW. "Determinants of irritant; termination behavior." Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 1981 Nov; 61(2):260-8.
1981 Feb
Wood RW, Cox C. "Acute oral toxicity of butyl nitrite." Journal of applied toxicology : JAT. 1981 Feb; 1(1):30-1.
Laties VG, Wood RW, Rees DC. "Stimulus control and the effects of d-amphetamine in the rat." Psychopharmacology. 1981 75(3):277-82.
Wood RW. "Neurobehavioral toxicity of carbon disulfide." Neurobehavioral toxicology and teratology. 1981 3(4):397-405.
1980 Apr
Wood RW, Warren PH, Weiss B. "Attenuated aversiveness of electric shock during nitrous oxide exposure." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 1980 Apr; 213(1):128-32.
1979 Aug
Wood RW. "Behavioral evaluation of sensory irritation evoked by ammonia." Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 1979 Aug; 50(1):157-62.
1979 Jun
Weiss B, Wood RW, Macys DA. "Behavioral toxicology of carbon disulfide and toluene." Environmental health perspectives. 1979 Jun; 30:39-45.
Wood RW. "Reinforcing properties of inhaled substances." Neurobehavioral toxicology. 1979 1 Suppl 1:67-72.
1978 Oct
Wood RW. "Stimulus properties of inhaled substances." Environmental health perspectives. 1978 Oct; 26:69-76.
1977 Sep
Wood RW, Grubman J, Weiss B. "Nitrous oxide self-administration by the squirrel monkey." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 1977 Sep; 202(3):491-9.
Wood, R.W.; Sette, W.F.; Weiss, B.; ;. "Interfacing the experimenter to the computer: languages for psychologists". American Psychologist. 1975; 30(3): 230-238. Link
1973 May
Wood RW, Weiss AB, Weiss B. "Hand tremor induced by industrial exposure to inorganic mercury." Archives of environmental health. 1973 May; 26(5):249-52.
Wood, R. W. "A student-maintained filing and scheduling system for the interview classroom technique". Psychological Record. 1972; 22(4): 491-496. Link
1969 Sep
Wood RW. "A pole and leash handling system for primates." Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior. 1969 Sep; 12(5):758.


Wood, R.W.. "Toluene: a prototype for the evaluation of the behavioral and nervous system toxicity of solvents.". Neurobehavioral Toxicity. B. Weiss and J.L. O'Donoghue. New York: Raven Press, 1994. 367-375
Wood, R.W.. "Animal research as a guide to regulation and prevention of solvent abuse". Inhalant Abuse: A Volatile Research Agenda. Sharp, C. W., Beauvais, F., Spence, R.. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993. 263-274
Wood, R.W.. "Animal Models of Drug Self-Administration by Smoking". Research Findings on Smoking of Abused Substances. Chiang, CN; Hawkes, RL. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1990. 159-171
Wood, RW. "The acute toxicity of nitrite inhalants". Health hazards of nitrite inhalants. Haverkos, HW, Dougherty, JA. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1988. 28-38
Wood, R.W.. "Identifying neurobehavioral effects of automotive emissions and fuel components". Air Pollution, The Automobile, and Public Health. Watson, A.Y., Bates, R.R., Kennedy, D.. Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1988. 631-658
Laties, V.G. Wood, R.W.. "Schedule-controlled behavior: its role in behavioral toxicology". Neurobehavioral Toxicology. Annau, Z.. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1986. 69-93
Laties, VG; Wood, RW. "Hazard identification with small numbers of animals: implications for risk assessment". Acute Toxicity Testing - Alternative Approaches. Goldberg, A.M.. New Rochelle: Mary Ann Liebert, 1984. 81-97
Tepper, J.L. Weiss, B. Wood, R.W.. "Behavioral indices of ozone exposure". The Biomedical Effects of Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants. Lee, S.D., Mustafa,M.G. ,Mehlman, M.A.. Princeton: Princeton Scientific, 1983. 515-526
Wood, RW; Weiss, B. "Volatile anesthetic self-administration by the squirrel monkey". Proceedings of the lst International Symposium, Voluntary Inhalation of Industri. Sharp, C.W. and Carroll, L.T.. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1979. 355-362