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NIH Neuroimaging Training Program

Training Faculty

  • Taner Akkin, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Neuroimaging, retina physiology, optical imaging.
  • James Ashe, M.D.
    Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology
    Neural control of behavior including basic motor function, motor learning, sequence production, and decision making.
  • James Carey, Ph.D
    Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
    Neuroplasticity, Stroke, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
  • Wei Chen, Ph.D
    Professor of Radiology
    Neural imaging, functional MRI, MRS, brain metabolism/bioenergetics/function.
  • Emad Ebbini, Ph.D
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Ultrasonic Signal Processing, Image-Guided Therapeutic Systems, Real-Time 3D Ultrasonic Imaging.
  • Timothy J. Ebner, M.D., Ph.D
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Neural control, neural modulation, neural imaging.
  • Stephen Engel, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychology
    Cognitive neuroscience of human vision; Combining functional MRI and behavioral data; Perceptual learning, Visual adaptation; Color vision.
  • Apostolos P Georgopoulos, M.D., Ph.D
    Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology
    Neural control, neural interfacing, MEG, neurophysiology, cognitive neuroscience.
  • Geoffrey Ghose, Ph.D
    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Visually guided behaviors, cognitive neuroscience.
  • Bin He, Ph.D
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Program Director

    Functional neuroimaging, EEG, fMRI, multimodal neuroimaging, connectivity, brain-computer interface, epilepsy
  • Sheng He, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychology
    Visual neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neural imaging.
  • Matthew Johnson, Ph.D
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Neuroengineering, deep brain stimulation, computational modeling, neuroimaging.
  • George Karypis, M.D., Ph.D
    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
    Bioinformatics, cheminformatics, data mining, and high-performance computing .
  • Mostafa Kaveh, Ph.D
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Signal and image processing, wireless communications.
  • Dan Kersten, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychology
    Visual neuroscience, computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging.
  • Teresa Kimberley, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Transcranial magnetic stimulation, transcranial direct current stimulation, fMRI.
  • Catherine Kotz, Ph.D
    Professor of Food Science and Nutrition
    Central nervous system regulation of energy balance, noninvasive assessment of obesity using neuroimaging.
  • Vipin Kumar, Ph.D
    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
    Data Mining for Bio-medical Informatics.
  • Gordon Legge, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychology
    Cognitive and biological, human visual perception, cognitive science.
  • Kelvin O. Lim, M.D.
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Neural imaging, DT-MRI, neural pathophysiology.
  • Monica M. Luciana, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychology
    Neurochemical modulation of functions of the human prefrontal cortex; neurodevelopment of executive functions in adolescence using behavioral, molecular genetic and neuroimaging techniques.
  • Angus MacDonald, III, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychology
    Cognitive control, paranoia, schizophrenia, cognitive affective and social neuroscience, behavioral and molecular genetics.
  • Linda McLoon, Ph.D
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Eye movement disorders.
  • Tay Netoff, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Neuronal activity during seizures, understanding how changes in connectivity between neurons result in the propensity of a network to seize, using optical imaging to understand large scale activity of seizures.
  • Eric Newman, Ph.D
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Regulation of blood flow in the CNS, glial cell regulation of blood flow.
  • Duane Nykamp, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Mathematics
    Methods to model and simulate neural networks; model based imaging.
  • David Odde, Ph.D
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Mitosis, Cell Growth, Microtubule Dynamics.
  • Cheryl A Olman, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Psychology
    Biological basis of functional magnetic resonance imaging; modulation of low level visual responses by scene perception; neurophysiology.
  • Peter J. Olver, Ph.D.
    Professor of Mathematics
    Mathematical physics, Lie groups, differential equations.
  • José V. Pardo, M.D, Ph.D
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Cognitive neuroscience of higher cognitive functions and mental disorders; Neuroimaging of brain physiology; Application of high performance computing to biomedicine; Application of brain imaging to psychiatry and neurosurgery.
  • David Redish, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Neural interfacing, neural control, neural modulation.
  • Paul R. Schrater, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Psychology
    Human and computer vision, motor control & haptics, statistical inference, pattern recognition & Bayesian networks, virtual reality.
  • Elizabeth Seaquist, M.D
    Professor of Medicine
    Diabetes; General endocrinology.
  • Alena Talkachova, Ph.D
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Optical imaging and electrophysiology of excitable medium, numerical modeling.
  • Robert Tranquillo, Ph.D
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Tissue engineering and probe-tissue interfacing.
  • Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D
    Professor of Radiology
    Program Co-Director

    Development of ultrahigh field magnetic resonance methodology for MR imaging and spectroscopy; High specificity and high resolution mapping of brain function using MR methods and ultra high magnetic fields.
  • J. Thomas Vaughan, Jr., Ph.D
    Professor of Radiology
    Biomedical instrumentation, biomedical imaging, MR instrumentation.
  • Essa Yacoub, Ph.D
    Professor of Radiology
    High field functional MRI in humans.