Faculty by Areas of Research

Image Processing and Analysis

Chelikani, Sudhakar V.

Research Interests: Tracking organ overlap

Choma, Michael Andrew

Research Interests: Optics; Optical Coherence Tomography; Microscopy; Random Lasers; Pediatrics; Heart Development; Cilia; Respiratory Disease

Duncan, James S

Research Interests: Computer vision; Image processing and medical imaging, with an emphasis on biomedical image analysis

Papademetris, Xenophon

Research Interests: Automated biomedical image analysis and measurement; Interactive 3D visualization of medical images and structures

Staib, Lawrence

Research Interests: Automated biomedical image analysis and measurement; geometric and probabilistic deformable models for segmentation and nonrigid registration of biomedical images for measurement of structure and function with applications to neuroscience and cardiology; functional magnetic resonance image (fMRI) analysis; diffusion weighted magnetic resonance (DW-MR) image analysis

Tagare, Hemant D.

Research Interests: Heart motion analysis

     

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Constable, R. Todd

Research Interests: Development of MRI techniques to allow faster scanning and/or to provide functional information; Quantitative information and high quality pictures of anatomy; Application of new methods to answer fundamental questions in basic science and medicine with emphasis on applications in neuroscience.

Hampson, Michelle

Research Interests: Resting state functional connectivity; Neurofeedback; Real-time fMRI

Negishi, Michiro

Research Interests: Eelectroencephalography, functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Electrical Impedance Tomography

Peters, Dana C

Research Interests: Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Atrial fibrillation; Radial imaging; Late gadolinium enhancement; Cardiac imaging

Qiu, Maolin

Research Interests: Understanding the neurophysiological basis of neuroimaging and neural mechanisms of general anesthesia; Developing high-sensitivity and high-specificity NMR methods in understanding general anesthesia

     

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Befroy, Douglas E

Research Interests: Development of novel Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) techniques

Behar, Kevin L.

Research Interests: NMR; 1H NMR; 13C NMR; In vivo brain metabolism; Glutamate; Gamma-aminobutyrate; Glutamine; Neuron-glial trafficking

Chowdhury, Golam M

Research Interests: NMR; 13C NMR; in vivo and ex vivo brain metabolism; glutamate; gamma-aminobutyrate; glutamine; neuron-glial trafficking; depression; stress; brain development; drugs discovery; hypoxia; nanotoxicity; ketone bodies; ketamine; antidepressant; riluzole; SSADH

Coman, Daniel

Research Interests: brain, temperature, pH, BIRDS, CEST, metabolism, energetics, thulium, TmDOTP, TmDOTMA

De Feyter, Henk

Research Interests: In vivo 13C MRS, Brain metabolism, tumor metabolism

de Graaf, Robin

Research Interests: Cerebral energy metabolism

D'Errico, Francesco

Research Interests: Superheated emulsions

Herman, Peter

Research Interests: fMRI; BOLD; local field potentials; multi unit activity; Laser-Doppler; optical imaging; laser speckle

Hyder, D. S. Fahmeed

Research Interests: Brain energy metabolism; Neurovascular and neurometabolic coupling; BOLD technology; BIRDS technology; Calibrated fMRI technology; SAR technology; Cancer imaging and therapy technology; Molecular probes and nanocarriers

Mason, Graeme F

Research Interests: Alcoholic intoxication; Alcoholism; Alcohol metabolism; Amino acids; Carbohydrates; CNS diseases; Fatty acids; Molecular mechanisms of pharmacological Action; Mood disorders

Rothman, Douglas L

Research Interests: MR spectroscopy development; MR imaging methods to image metabolic and neurotransmitter pathways in humans and in animal models

     

Positron Emission Tomography

Carson, Richard E

Research Interests: Positron emission tomography (PET) modeling and physics; Tracer kinetic modeling methods and parametric imaging techniques for PET tracers; Application of receptors ligands to assess neurotransmitter dynamic; 3D and 4D PET image reconstruction; Medical imaging

Cheng, David W.

Research Interests: Molecular imaging

Cosgrove, Kelly P

Research Interests: Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography; Positron Emission Tomography; Neuroimaging; Alcohol Dependence; Tobacco Smoking; Nicotine Dependence; Brain; nicotinic acetylcholine receptor; GABAA-benzodiazepine receptor; Sex differences

Esterlis, Irina

Research Interests: Neuroreceptor imaging; Mood disorders; Tobacco addiction

Huang, Yiyun Henry

Research Interests: PET Radiochemistry; PET Radiotracer Development; Preclinical PET Imaging; Clinical PET Imaging; Application of PET Imaging in Drug Development

Lim, Keunpoong

Research Interests: PET(Positron Emission Tomography) radiopharmaceutical development

Liu, Chi

Research Interests: Quantitative PET/CT and SPECT/CT for cardiology and oncology applications; Image reconstruction algorithms; Quantitative data correction; Respiratory and cardiac motion compensation; Dynamic imaging; Translational imaging.

Morris, Evan Daniel

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

Nabulsi, Nabeel

Research Interests: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Radiopharmaceuticals