May 2022

MANUSCRIPT UPDATE: Original research,”Bias field correction in hyperpolarized (129) Xe ventilation MRI using templates derived by RF-depolarization mapping“, published in the Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Journal. (Lu) 

April 2022

MANUSCRIPT UPDATE: Original research,”Noninvasive Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension with Hyperpolarized 129Xe Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy“, published in the ERJ Open Research Journal. (Bier) 

November 2021

TEAM UPDATE: Congratulations to the newest PhD on the team, Elianna Bier!! She successfully defended her thesis, “Dynamic 129Xe Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Development and Application in Diverse Cardiopulmonary Diseases on November 18th.

September 2021

EQUIPMENT UPDATE: This September we transitioned our research to a new Siemens Prisma scanner running XA30A software. We have worked out the kinks and are now scanning our patients and volunteers again at record pace.

August 2021

TEAM UPDATE: Congratulations to David Mummy, PhD who was recently promoted to Assistant Professor.

July 2021

MANUSCRIPT UPDATE: Original research,”Hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI and Spectroscopy of Gas-Exchange Abnormalities in Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia“, published in Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Journal. (Mummy) 

MANUSCRIPT UPDATE: Original research,”Hyperpolarized 129Xe magnetic resonance imaging for functional avoidance treatment planning in thoracic radiation therapy: a comparison of ventilation- and gas-exchange-guided treatment plans“, published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. (Rankine)

May 2021

MANUSCRIPT UPDATE: Original research,”Using Hyperpolarized 129Xe Gas Exchange MRI to Model the Regional Airspace, Membrane and Capillary Contributions to Diffusing Capacity“, published in Journal of Applied Physiology. (Wang)