Matthew Edward Merritt

Associate Professor

UF, AMRIS Affiliated Faculty & Staff


Contact Information

Phone (352) 294-8397
Fax (352) 392-4535
Building UF

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. Monitoring acute metabolic changes in the liver and kidneys induced by fructose and glucose using hyperpolarized [2-13C]dihydroxyacetone Marco‐Rius, I.; von Morze, C.; Sriram, R.; Cao, P.; Chang, G.Y.; Milshteyn, E.; Bok, R.A.; Ohliger, M.A.; Pearce, D.; Kurhanewicz, J.; Larson, P.E.; Vigneron, D.B; Merritt, M. Magnet. Reson. Med., 77, 1, 65-73 (2017)
    2. Multiband Spectral-Spatial RF Excitation for Hyperpolarized [2-C-13]Dihydroxyacetone C-13-MR Metabolism Studies Marco‐Rius, I.; Cao, P.; von Morze, C.; Merritt, M.; Moreno, K.X.; Chang, G.Y.; Ohliger, M.A.; Pearce, D.; Kurhanewicz, J.; Larson, P.E. and Vigneron, D.B. Magnet. Reson. Med., 77, 4, 1419-1428 (2017)
    3. A comprehensive analysis of myocardial substrate preference emphasizes the need for a synchronized fluxomic/metabolomic research design Ragavan, M.; Kirpich, A.; Fu, X.; Burgess, S.C.; McIntyre, L.M. and Merritt, M.E. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 312, 6, H1215-H1223 (2017)
    4. Hyperpolarized Δ-[1-C-13]gluconolactone as a probe of the pentose phosphate pathway Moreno, K.X.; Harrison, C.E.; Merritt, M.E.; Kovacs, Z.; Malloy, C.R. and Sherry, A.D. NMR in Biomedicine, 30, 6 (2017)
    5. The NQO1 bioactivatable drug, β-Lapachone, alters the redox state of NQO1+ pancreatic cancer cells, causing perturbation in central carbon metabolism Silvers, M.A.; Deja, S.; Singh, N.; Egnatchik, R.A.; Sudderth, J.; Luo, X.; Beg, M.S.; Burgess, S.C.; DeBerardinis, R.J.; Boothman, D.A. and Merritt, M.E. J. Biol. Chem., 292, 44, 18203-18216 (2017)


    1. A general chemical shift decomposition method for hyperpolarized 13C metabolite magnetic resonance imaging Wang, J.X.; Merritt, M.E.; Sherry, D. and Malloy, C.R. Magnet. Reson. Chem., 54, 8, 665-673 (2016)
    2. Accelerated Chemical Shift Imaging of Hyperpolarized C-13 Metabolites Wang, J.X.; Merritt, M.E.; Sherry, A.D. and Malloy, C.R. Magnet. Reson. Med., 76, 4, 1033-1038 (2016)