Research and Clinical Interests

My research began using animal models of HIV sexual transmission and prevention. More recently, my work was focused on reproductive organ transplantation as a method to maintain preservation of unique genotypes.

Selected Publications

Pullium JK, Milner R, Tuma GA, Lin PH. Fertility after homologous prepubertal testis transplantation in the dog. Transplant Proc. 2008 Oct;40(8):2744-9. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 18929852. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2008.08.076.

Pullium JK, Milner R, Tuma GA. Pregnancy following homologous prepubertal ovarian transplantation in the dog. J Exp Clin Assist Reprod. 2008 Apr 22;5(1):1. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 18430233. PMCID: PMC2365961.

Schondelmeyer CW, Dillehay DL, Webb SK, Huerkamp MJ, Mook DM, Pullium JK. Investigation of appropriate sanitization frequency for rodent caging accessories: evidence supporting less-frequent cleaning. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2006 Nov;45(6):40-3. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 17089990.

Otten RA, Adams DR, Kim CN, Jackson E, Pullium JK, Lee K, Grohskopf LA, Monsour M, Butera S, Folks TM. Multiple vaginal exposures to low doses of R5 simian-human immunodeficiency virus: strategy to study HIV preclinical interventions in nonhuman primates. J Infect Dis. 2005 Jan 15;191(2):164-73. Epub 2004 Dec 9. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 15609225. doi: 10.1086/426452.

Pullium JK, Brooks WJ, Langley AD, Huerkamp MJ. A single dose of topical moxidectin as an effective treatment for murine acariasis due to Myocoptes musculinus. Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2005 Jan;44(1):26-8. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 15697195.

Pullium JK, Benjamin KA, Huerkamp MJ. Rodent vendor apparent source of mouse parvovirus in sentinel mice. Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2004 Jul;43(4):8-11. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 15264762.

Otten RA, Adams DR, Kim CN, Pullium JK, Sawyer T, Jackson E, Folks TM, Butera S. Chronic HIV-2 infection protects against total CD4+ cell depletion and rapid disease progression induced by SHIV89.6p challenge. AIDS. 2004 May 21;18(8):1127-35. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 15166528.

Huerkamp MJ, Benjamin KA, Webb SK, Pullium JK. Long-term results of dietary fenbendazole to eradicate Syphacia muris from rat colonies. Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2004 Mar;43(2):35-6. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 15053507.

Lin PH, Johnson CK, Pullium JK, Bush RL, Conklin BS, Chen C, Lumsden AB. L-arginine improves endothelial vasoreactivity and reduces thrombogenicity after thrombolysis in experimental deep venous thrombosis. J Vasc Surg. 2003 Dec;38(6):1396-403. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 14681647. doi: 10.1016/S0741-5214(03)00952-2.

Pullium JK, Homberger FR, Benjamin KA, Dillehay DL, Huerkamp MJ. Confirmed persistent mouse hepatitis virus infection and transmission by mice with a targeted null mutation of tumor necrosis factor to sentinel mice, using short-term exposure. Comp Med. 2003 Aug;53(4):439-43. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 14524421.

Pullium JK, Lin PH, Pinter MJ. Homologous transplantation of prepubertal testes in the dog. Transplantation. 2001 Aug 15;72(3):552-3. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 11502999.

Pullium JK, Adams DR, Jackson E, Kim CN, Smith DK, Janssen R, Gould K, Folks TM, Butera S, Otten RA. Pig-tailed macaques infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 2GB122 or simian/HIV89.6p express virus in semen during primary infection: new model for genital tract shedding and transmission. J Infect Dis. 2001 Apr 1;183(7):1023-30. Epub 2001 Mar 8. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 11237826. doi: 10.1086/319293.

Otten RA, Smith DK, Adams DR, Pullium JK, Jackson E, Kim CN, Jaffe H, Janssen R, Butera S, Folks TM. Efficacy of postexposure prophylaxis after intravaginal exposure of pig-tailed macaques to a human-derived retrovirus (human immunodeficiency virus type 2). J Virol. 2000 Oct;74(20):9771-5. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 11000253. PMCID: PMC112413.

Huerkamp MJ, Benjamin K, Zitzow LA, Pullium JK, Lloyd J, Thompson W, Webb S, Lehner ND. Fenbendazole treatment without environmental decontamination eradicates Syphacia muris from all rats in a large, complex research institution. Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2000 May;39(3):9-12, 2000:9-12. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 11178318.

Pullium JK, Shealy PM. Surgical Treatment of Feline Chylothorax. Feline Pract. 1998;26(1):20-2.

Organizational Associations

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, American Association of Laboratory Animal Science, Society for the Study of Reproduction

Selected Awards

Henry and Lois Foster Award, ACLAM 2002
James H. Nakano Citation, CDC, 2000 and 2001