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Jane J. Keating, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Dr. Keating is a PGY-5 General Surgery Resident. She is currently in her second year of research working in Dr. Sunil Singhal’s thoracic surgery lab and is interested in thoracic surgery.

2014 - present Postdoctoral Researcher
2011 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2007 - 2011 MD - Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
2002 - 2006 BS - Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • American College of Surgeons (resident member)
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery (resident member)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (resident member)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Nu Rho Psi
07/2014 – Present
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Thoracic Surgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Fellow, Dr. Sunil Singhal Currently working to develop intraoperative-imaging techniques to improve the complete resection of primary and metastatic cancer
04/2010 – 08/2010
Emory University, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia

Student Researcher, Drs. Mary Wagner and Paul Kishborn Generated animal models of palliated hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) by performing and assisting in pulmonary artery banding procedures
02/2010 – 04/2010
Emory University, Endocrinology, Atlanta, Georgia

Student Investigator, Dr. Eric Felner Researched and wrote a chapter for an endocrinology textbook about multiple endocrine neoplasias and autoimmune polyendocrine syndromes.
08/2008 – 11/2008
Emory University, Trauma Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia
Student Researcher, Dr. Jana Mcleod Evaluated patients with life threatening trauma for evidence of early trauma induced coagulopathy (ETIC).
05/2005 – 05/2006
Yerkes Primate Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Research Assistant, Dr. Mar Sanchez Study of neurobiological systems that control stress physiology and emotion regulation in nonhuman primates. Analyzed the stress-induced hypothalamic pituitary adrenal response of rhesus macaques who had been noted to be either abused or abandoned by their mother at an early age.
  1. Quantification of tumor fluorescence during intraoperative optical cancer imaging.
    Judy RP, Keating JJ, DeJesus EM, Jiang JX, Okusanya OT, Nie S, Holt DE, Arlauckas SP, Low PS, Delikatny EJ, Singhal S. Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 13;5:16208. doi: 10.1038/srep16208.
  2. Intraoperative Molecular Diagnostic Imaging Can Identify Renal Cell Carcinoma.
    Guzzo TJ, Jiang J, Keating J, DeJesus E, Judy R, Nie S, Low P, Lal P, Singhal S. J Urol. 2015 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5347(15)05192-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.09.093. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Comparison of Folate Receptor Targeted Optical Contrast Agents for Intraoperative Molecular Imaging.
    De Jesus E, Keating JJ, Kularatne SA, Jiang J, Judy R, Predina J, Nie S, Low P, Singhal S. Int J Mol Imaging. 2015;2015:469047. doi: 10.1155/2015/469047. Epub 2015 Sep 28.
  4. The Optical Biopsy: A Novel Technique for Rapid Intraoperative Diagnosis of Primary Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas. Kennedy GT, Okusanya OT, Keating JJ, Heitjan DF, Deshpande C, Litzky LA, Albelda SM, Drebin JA, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S. Ann Surg. 2015 Oct;262(4):602-9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001452.
  5. Optimization of the enhanced permeability and retention effect for near-infrared imaging of solid tumors with indocyanine green. Jiang JX, Keating JJ, Jesus EM, Judy RP, Madajewski B, Venegas O, Okusanya OT, Singhal S. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Jun 15;5(4):390-400. eCollection 2015.
  6. Intraoperative Molecular Imaging of Lung Adenocarcinoma Can Identify Residual Tumor Cells at the Surgical Margins. Keating JJ, Okusanya OT, De Jesus E, Judy R, Jiang J, Deshpande C, Nie S, Low P, Singhal S. Mol Imaging Biol. 2015 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy identifies residual tumor cells in wounds. Holt D, Parthasarathy AB, Okusanya O, Keating J, Venegas O, Deshpande C, Karakousis G, Madajewski B, Durham A, Nie S, Yodh AG, Singhal S. J Biomed Opt. 2015 Jul;20(7):76002. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.20.7.076002.
  8. Identification of a subcentimeter pulmonary adenocarcinoma using intraoperative near-infrared imaging during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Keating JJ, Kennedy GT, Singhal S. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar;149(3):e51-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.081. Epub 2014 Oct 22. No abstract available.
  9. Impact of early fundoplication or gastrostomy tube on midterm outcomes for patients with single ventricle. Keating JJ, Simsic JM, Kogon BE, Kanter KR, Huckaby J, Kilgo PD, Kirshbom PM. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Apr;143(4):891-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.12.019. Epub 2012 Jan 27.
  10. Use of tissue expanders in the repair of complex abdominal wall defects. Clifton MS, Heiss KF, Keating JJ, Mackay G, Ricketts RR. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb;46(2):372-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.11.020.
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