R. Todd Constable PhD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Neurosurgery; Director MRI Research

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramNIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Diagnostic Radiology: Bioimaging Sciences: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Research Center; Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic Resonance | Diabetes Research Center | NeurosurgeryPsychotherapy Development Center | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program

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.


  • Ph.D., University of Toronto , 1990

Selected Publication

  • Ment LR, Constable RT, Injury and recovering in the developing brain: evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging studies of the prematurely-born, Nature Clinical Practice Neurology, 3(10): 558-571, 2008.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Board of Regents General Proficiency Scholarship(1983) , University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Canada