Faculty and Staff Profiles

Jacquelyn Pence
Research Asst Professor, College of Health Sciences
Email: jpence1@memphis.edu
Office Location: 161c Elma Roane Fieldhouse

Work Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies - University of Memphis - 2019
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Orthopedic Surgery - University of Tennessee Health Science Center - 2019
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - University of Illinois - 2010-2016
  • Production Assistant, West Refinery - Archer Daniels Midland - 2008-2010
  • Undergraduate researcher, Chemical Engineering - Purdue University - 2007
  • Cooperative Education Program,   - GE Industrial Plastics - 2004-2007
Journal Articles
  • Bloomer, R. , Pence, J. , Davis, A. and Stockton, M. (2023) Weight Loss and Improved Metabolic Health Measures Using a One-Week Active Nutrition Jumpstart Program in Overweight and Obese Men and Women. Health15, 640-653. doi: 10.4236/health.2023.156040.
  • Bloomer, R.J.; Zhang, Y.; Shirazi, J.Y.; Okegbe, C.; Pence, J.; Martin, K.; Q. Timmcke, J.; LeBaron, T.W. Alpha Hope, via Molecular Hydrogen and Pyrroloquinoline Quinone, Dose-Dependently Increases Nrf2 and PGC-1α Levels in C2C12 Myoblasts. Processes 202311, 2011. https://doi.org/10.3390/pr11072011
  • Pence J, Stockton M, Bloomer RJ. The dietary supplement Cyplexinol® alleviates joint pain in men and women. J Clin Transl Res. 2023 Apr 26;9(3):212-221. PMID: 37457546; PMCID: PMC10339409.
  • McAllister, Matthew J. PhD; Gonzalez, Drew E. MS; Leonard, Megan MS; Martaindale, M. Hunter PhD; Bloomer, Richard J. PhD; Pence, Jacquelyn PhD; Martin, Steven E. PhD. Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in Professional Firefighters. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 65(2):p 119-124, February 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002743
  • McAllister, Matthew J. PhD; Gonzalez, Drew E. MS; Leonard, Megan MS; Martaindale, M. Hunter PhD; Bloomer, Richard J. PhD; Pence, Jacquelyn PhD; Martin, Steven E. PhD. Firefighters With Higher Cardiorespiratory Fitness Demonstrate Lower Markers of Cardiovascular Disease Risk. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 64(12):p 1036-1040, December 2022.
  • Bloomer RJ, Pence JC, Morris R Jr., Stockton M, & Signaigo A. A topical botanical ointment relieves joint pain in men and women with hip and/or knee pain. Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine. Jan-Dec;27:2515690X221138824, 2022.
  • Bloomer RJ, Martin KR, & Pence JC. Impact of AMATEA™ on physiological measures and gaming performance in active gamers: a placebo controlled, double-blind, randomized study. Journal of Clinical and Translational Research. 8(2): 93-102, 2022.
  • Pence, J.C., Morris, R., Pischel, I., & Bloomer, R.J. (2021). Assessment of Delphinol® on Measures of Vascular Function in Men and Women.
  • Pence, J. , Martin, K. and Bloomer, R. (2021) Beyond Nutrition Recommendations: What Healthcare Professionals Should Know about Dietary Supplements to Best Serve Their Patients. Health, 13, 334-346. doi: 10.4236/health.2021.134027.
  • Jacquelyn Pence, Keith Martin, Richard Bloomer, “Effectively Managing the Co-ingestion of Dietary Supplements and Prescription Drugs". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5.2 (2021).
  • Aysha B. Khalid, Jacquelyn Pence, Sarocha Suthon, Jianjian Lin, Gustavo A. Miranda-Carboni, Susan A. Krum,"GATA4 Regulates Mesenchymal Stem Cells via Direct Transcriptional Regulation of the WNT Signalosome", Bone,2020,115819,ISSN 8756-3282, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2020.115819.
  • Pence J, Bloomer RJ. Impact of Nuun Electrolyte Tablets on Fluid Balance in Active Men and Women. Nutrients. 2020 Oct 2;12(10):3030. doi: 10.3390/nu12103030. PMID: 33023276; PMCID: PMC7600513.
  • Martin, K.R., Pence, J.C., and Bloomer, R.J. Vitamin D2-enhanced mushrooms as dietary supplements and nutraceuticals: A nutritionally sensible trade-off for the consumer. Clin. J. Nutr. Dietetics. 3(1): 1-7, 2020.
  • Bloomer, R., Butawan, M., & Pence, J.C. (2020). Acute impact of a single dose of Dynamine®, TeaCrine, caffeine, and their combination on systemic hemodynamics and associated measures in men and women. Medical research archives, 8.
  • Fatima I, El-Ayachi I, Playa HC, Alva-Ornelas JA, Khalid AB, Kuenzinger WL, Wend P, Pence JC, Brakefield L, Krutilina RI, Johnson DL, O'Regan RM, Seewaldt V, Seagroves TN, Krum SA, Miranda-Carboni GA. Simultaneous Multi-Organ Metastases from Chemo-Resistant Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Are Prevented by Interfering with WNT-Signaling. Cancers (Basel). 2019 Dec 17;11(12):2039. doi: 10.3390/cancers11122039. PMID: 31861131; PMCID: PMC6966654.
  • Pence JC, Clancy KB, Harley BA. Pro-angiogenic activity of endometrial epithelial and stromal cells in response to estradiol in gelatin hydrogels. Advanced Biosystems, 2017. 1(9): 1700056.
  • Pence JC, Clancy KB, Harley BA. The induction of pro-angiogenic processes within a collagen scaffold via exogenous estradiol and endometrial epithelial cells. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2015. 112(10): 2185-94.
  • Pence JC, Gonnerman EA, Bailey RC, Harley BA. Strategies to balance covalent and non-covalent biomolecule attachment within collagen-GAG biomaterials. Biomaterials Science, 2014. 2(9): 1296-1304
  • Alsop AT, Pence JC, Weisgerber DW, Harley BA and Bailey RC. Photopatterning of VEGF within collagen-GAG scaffolds can induce a spatially confined response in human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Acta Biomaterialia, 2014. 10(11): 4715-4722.
  • Pence JC, Harley BA, Clancy K. Using endometrial-inspired cues to drive angiogenesis processes in collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffolds. Society of Biomaterials 2014 Annual Conference (Poster)
  • Pence JC, Harley BA, Clancy K. Impact of Hormone Presentation on the Recapitulation of Endometrial Angiogenesis within a collagen GAG Scaffold. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Americas 2014. (Poster)
  • Pence JC, Gonnerman E, Harley BA. Control techniques of covalent and non-covalent patterning of collagen glycosaminoglycan scaffolds. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012 Conference. (Presentation)