Faculty and Personnel

Ladder Faculty

Behar, Kevin L.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director, MRRC Neurometabolism Research Laboratory

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

Constable, R. Todd

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurosurgery
Director MRI Research

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.

de Graaf, Robin

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Cerebral energy metabolism

Fulbright, Robert K.

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
Medical Director, Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT

Research Interests: Neuroradiology; Image processing; MR spectroscopy; Diffusion tensor MR imaging; Perfusion MR imaging; Functional MR imaging; Brain tumors; Reading and reading disability

Galiana, Gigi

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology

Hampson, Michelle

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology

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

Hyder, D. S. Fahmeed

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering
Technical Director, Magnetic Resonance Research Center (mrrc.yale.edu)
Program Director, Core Center for Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic Resonance (qnmr.yale.edu)

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

Juchem, Christoph

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurology

Mason, Graeme F

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Psychiatry
Director Metabolic Modeling and Director Psychiatric MRS
Director, Neuroimaging Sciences Training Program
Chair, Magnetic Resonance Research Center Protocol Review Committee

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

Papademetris, Xenophon

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering

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

Peters, Dana C

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology

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

Rothman, Douglas L

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering
Director Yale MR Research Center

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

     

Research Faculty

Befroy, Douglas E

Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology and in Medicine (Endocrinology)

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

Chowdhury, Golam M

Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry

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

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

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

De Feyter, Henk

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

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

D'Errico, Francesco

Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests: Superheated emulsions

Herman, Peter

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

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

Jiang, Lihong

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Negishi, Michiro

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

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

Qiu, Maolin

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

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

Sanganahalli, Basavaraju G

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

Research Interests: Brain, Neurovascular coupling, fMRI, Extracellular recording (LFP &MUA), Sensory processing, Sensory Integration

Shen, Xilin

Associate Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology

     

Emeritus Faculty

Shulman, Robert G

Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Senior Research Scientist in Diagnostic Radiology
Senior Research Scientist/Scho

Research Interests: Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR); metabolic pathways in vivo