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Cardiovascular Imaging | Faculty

Section Chief

Christopher J. François, MD
Associate Professor (CHS)
Departments of Radiology, Medicine

Research Interests:
Development and validation of innovative, rapid cardiac MRI techniques; four-dimensional (4D) flow MRI for congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension; 3D printing patient specific models of congenital heart disease; non-contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography; low-dose coronary CT angiography

Section Faculty

Niti Aggarwal, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine, Radiology

David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, MsB
Visiting Professor (CHS)
Department of Radiology

Thomas M. Grist, MD, FACR
Professor (Tenure)
Department of Radiology
Department Chair

Research Interests:
Development and application of magnetic resonance techniques for the evaluation of cardiovascular disorders; development of time-resolved MRA; morphologic and functional evaluation of renovascular disease; quantification of pressure gradients using MR phase contrast imaging

Nevein Ibrahim, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor in Nuclear Medicine
Department of Radiology
MR Fellow

Scott K. Nagle, MD, PhD
Associate Professor (CHS)
Departments of Radiology, Medical Physics, Pediatrics

Research Interests:
Pulmonary MR angiography and lung MRI for cystic fibrosis and pulmonary inflammation

Scott B. Reeder, MD, PhD
Professor (Tenure)
Departments of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics
H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellow
Vice Chair of Research
Chief, MRI
LIRP Director

Research Interests:
Development and validation of quantitative MRI biomarkers of diffuse liver disease and the hemodynamics of portal hypertension; hepatobiliary contrast agents; and advanced MRI methods for cardiovascular imaging

Alejandro Roldán-Alzate, PhD
Assistant Professor (Tenure)
Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Radiology

Research Interests:
Cardiovascular fluid dynamics, medical-imaging-based computational fluid dynamics, patient-specific in vitro experiments, patient-specific virtual surgery, in vivo and in vitro 4D flow MRI, Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)

Mark L. Schiebler, MD
Professor (CHS)
Department of Radiology

Research Interests:
Pulmonary MRA to help reduce radiation exposure; pulmonary hypertension; studying the pathogenesis of childhood asthma; cardiac computed tomographic angiography of the coronary arteries

Oliver Wieben, PhD
Associate Professor (Tenure)
Departments of Medical Physics, Radiology

Research Interests:
novel acquisition and reconstruction techniques for improved diagnostic imaging of the human vasculature and heart

Last updated: 1/19/2018
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