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 Science

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Diagnostic Radiology: Bioimaging Sciences: Positron Emission Tomography


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

  • Sullivan JM, Kim SJ, Cosgrove KP, Morris ED. Limitations of SRTM, Logan graphical method, and equilibrium analysis for measuring transient dopamine release with [(11)C]raclopride PET. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013 Apr 9;3(3):247-60.
  • E.D. Morris, C.C. Constantinescu, J.M. Sullivan, M.D. Normandin, L.A. Christopher. Noninvasive Visualization of Human Dopamine Dynamics from PET Images. Neuroimage 2010. 51(1):135-4.
  • JM. Sullivan, SL. Risacher, MD. Normandin, KK. Yoder, JC. Froehlich, ED. Morris. Imaging of alcohol-induced dopamine release in rats: preliminary findings with [11C]raclopride PET. Synapse. 2011 Sep;65(9):929-37.


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