Evan Daniel Morris PhD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, of Biomedical Engineering and of Psychiatry; Co-director for Imaging, Yale PET Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Program for Biomedical Ethics

School of Engineering and Applied ScienceInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramRadiobiology & RadiotherapyDiagnostic Radiology: Bioimaging Sciences: Positron Emission Tomography | Psychiatry

Research Interests

Kinetic modeling; Parameter estimation; Parametric imaging; Dopamine; Reward; Drug occupancy; Drug abuse; Alcoholism; Parkinson's disease


  • SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Cosgrove KP, Wang S, Kim SJ, McGovern E, Nabulsi N, Gao H, Labaree D, Tagare HD, Sullivan JM, Morris ED. Sex Differences in the Brain's Dopamine Signature of Cigarette Smoking. J Neurosci. 2014 Dec 10;34(50):16851-5.
  • Kim SJ, Sullivan JM, Wang S, Cosgrove KP, Morris ED, Voxelwise lp-ntPET for detecting localized, transient dopamine release of unknown timing: Sensitivity Analysis and Application to Cigarette Smoking in the PET Scanner, Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Sep;35(9):4876-91.
  • Petrulli JR, Sullivan JM, Zheng MQ, Bennett DC, Charest J, Huang Y, Morris ED, Contessa JN. Quantitative analysis of [11C]-erlotinib PET demonstrates specific binding for activating mutations of the EGFR kinase domain. Neoplasia. 2013 Dec;15(12):1347-53.


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