Research

Research Faculty

Tim Duong, PhD
Vice Chair, Radiology Research
Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: MRI acquisition and analysis methods, MRI applications to neurological disorders, chemo brain and breast cancer

Alejandro Amor Coarasa, PhD
Director, Radiochemistry Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Radiopharmacy, molecular imaging, targeted radiotherapy and theranostics

Craig A. Branch, PhD
Director, Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC)
Associate Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Sickle cell disease, cancer (breast and pancreas), brain oxidative stress and metabolism and traumatic brain injury

Min-Hui Cui, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy coupled with magnetic resonance imaging to understanding in vivo rodent and human pathology

Roman Fleysher, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Advanced image analysis and MR physics

Matthew Lazarus, MD, PhD
Attending Physician, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Chest, nuclear medicine

Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD
Director, Pediatric Neurointervention
Director, Endovascular Neurosurgery/Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship Program
Professor, Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Research Areas: Neuroradiology advanced imaging and neurovascular research

Jeffrey Levsky, MD, PhD
Attending Physician, Cardiothoracic Radiology
Professor, Radiology and Medicine
Research Areas: Chest, cardiovascular research

Yongguang Liang, PhD
Senior Medical Physicist, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: CT, mammography and fluoroscopy

Michael Lipton, MD, PhD
Medical Director, MRI Services
Professor, Radiology, Neurology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Research Areas: Neuroimaging, MRI, brain, traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, image processing and analysis, diffusion imaging including DTI, NODDI and HARDI; white matter microstructure and cognitive dysfunction

Chris Peng, PhD
Medical Physicist, Radiology
Associate Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Novel MRI contrast, fast MRI methods and clinical research applications, methodology development in clinical MR physics

Alan Schoenfeld, MS
Senior Medical Physicist, Radiology
Research Areas: Medical physics

Na Song, PhD
Medical Physicist, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Nuclear medicine

Mark Wagshul, PhD
Associate Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Quantitative flow imaging, MR elastography, diffusion tensor imaging, hydrocephalus, multiple sclerosis, aging, gait disorders and leukemia

Nicole Wake, PhD
Director, 3D Imaging Lab
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: 3D imaging, 3D printing, augmented and virtual reality, magnetic resonance imaging

Clinical Faculty Currently Active in Research

Victoria Chernyak, MD
Interim Director, Abdominal Imaging
Director, Abdominal MRI
Professor, Radiology and Urology
Research area: Body imaging

Linda Haramati, MD
Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging
Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship Program
Professor, Radiology and Medicine
Research area: Body imaging

Karen Sperlin, MD
Medical Director, Outpatient Radiology
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Musculoskeletal radiology

Jenna Le, MD
Attending Physician, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Musculoskeletal radiology

Lionel Zuckier, MD
Director, Nuclear Medicine
Professor, Radiology
Research Areas: Nuclear medicine

Renee Moadel, MD
Director, Nuclear Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Professor, Radiology and Medicine
Research Areas: Nuclear medicine