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Cruz Velasco Gonzalez, PhD

  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Biostatistics


  • Basic Scientist

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 364-6631
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    #1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Hamdan MA,Hempe JM,Velasco-Gonzalez C,Gomez R,Vargas A,Chalew S Differences in Red Blood Cell Indices Do Not Explain Racial Disparity in Hemoglobin A1c in Children with Type 1 Diabetes. J Pediatr 2016 May 4.
  • Journal Article, Kepper M,Sothern M,Zabaleta J,Ravussin E,Velasco-Gonzalez C,Leonardi C,Griffiths L,Park C,Estrada J,Scribner R Prepubertal children exposed to concentrated disadvantage: An exploratory analysis of inflammation and metabolic dysfunction. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2016 May 24 (5): 1148-53.
  • Journal Article, Coulon SJ,Velasco-Gonzalez C,Scribner R,Park CL,Gomez R,Vargas A,Stender S,Zabaleta J,Clesi P,Chalew SA,Hempe JM Racial differences in neighborhood disadvantage, inflammation and metabolic control in black and white pediatric type 1 diabetes patients. Pediatr Diabetes 2016 Jan 18.
  • Journal Article, Kadri F,LaPlante A,De Luca M,Doyle L,Velasco-Gonzalez C,Patterson JR,Molina PE,Nelson S,Zea A,Parsons CH,Peruzzi F Defining Plasma MicroRNAs Associated With Cognitive Impairment in Hiv-Infected Patients. J Cell Physiol 2015 Aug 18.
  • Journal Article, Raulji CM,Clay K,Velasco C,Yu LC Daily Bathing with Chlorhexidine and Its Effects on Nosocomial Infection Rates in Pediatric Oncology Patients. Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2015 32 (5): 315-21.
  • Journal Article, Walton RG,Kim J,Velasco C,Swetter SM Tumor volume: an adjunct prognostic factor in cutaneous melanoma. Cutis 2014 Nov 94 (5): 226-30.
  • Journal Article, Marrero L,Wyczechowska D,Musto AE,Wilk A,Vashistha H,Zapata A,Walker C,Velasco-Gonzalez C,Parsons C,Wieland S,Levitt D,Reiss K,Prakash O Therapeutic efficacy of aldoxorubicin in an intracranial xenograft mouse model of human glioblastoma. Neoplasia 2014 Oct 16 (10): 874-82.
  • Journal Article, Raber PL,Thevenot P,Sierra R,Wyczechowska D,Halle D,Ramirez ME,Ochoa AC,Fletcher M,Velasco C,Wilk A,Reiss K,Rodriguez PC Subpopulations of myeloid-derived suppressor cells impair T cell responses through independent nitric oxide-related pathways. Int J Cancer 2014 Jun 15 134 (12): 2853-64.
  • Journal Article, Zabaleta J,Velasco-Gonzalez C,Estrada J,Ravussin E,Pelligrino N,Mohler MC,Larson-Meyer E,Boulares AH,Powell-Young Y,Bennett B,Happel K,Cefalu W,Scribner R,Tseng TS,Sothern M Inverse correlation of serum inflammatory markers with metabolic parameters in healthy, Black and White prepubertal youth. Int J Obes (Lond) 2014 Apr 38 (4): 563-8.
  • Journal Article, Hill JM,Stern EM,Bhattacharjee PS,Malamud D,Clement C,Rodriguez P,Lukiw WJ,Ochoa AC,Foster TP,Velasco C,McFerrin HE Jr The antimicrobial agent C31G is effective for therapy for HSV-1 ocular keratitis in the rabbit eye model. Antiviral Res 2013 Oct 100 (1): 14-9.

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