Radiology Personnel

Hesam Jahanian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor



Dr. Jahanian is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Washington. He joined UW in September 2017 from Stanford University, where he conducted his post-doctoral research at the Center for Advanced Functional Neuroimaging. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Dr. Jahanian has received several distinguished and competitive awards including Rackham International Student Fellowship, Biomedical Engineering Merit Fellowship Award and Rackham Pre-doctoral Fellowship Award. His research has been recognized with several outstanding awards from the international society of magnetic resonance in medicine (ISMRM).

Dr. Jahanian has developed several new MRI techniques to advance data acquisition and processing for imaging brain function and cerebral perfusion. At UW, Dr. Jahanian‘s lab will focus on developing ultra-fast functional MRI (fMRI) methods to optimally extract spatial and temporal characteristics of brain function and move fMRI towards a robust and diagnostic tool for clinical applications and treatment planning. His other research interests include machine learning applications in medical image analysis and development and optimization of arterial spin labeling (ASL) MRI methods for non-invasive measurement of cerebral perfusion. His research will help advance understanding brain function in healthy and diseased states. 

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)

A MRI-Based Toolbox for Neurosurgical Planning in Nonhuman Primates.
William K. S. Ojemann, D. Griggs, Zachary Ip, et al. - Published 2020 - JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS : JOVE

Advantages of short repetition time resting-state functional MRI enabled by simultaneous multi-slice imaging
H. Jahanian, S. Holdsworth, T. Christen, et al. - Published 2019 - JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE METHODS

Erroneous Resting-State fMRI Connectivity Maps Due to Prolonged Arterial Arrival Time and How to Fix Them
H. Jahanian, T. Christen, M. Moseley, et al. - Published 2018 - BRAIN CONNECT.

Chapter 3 Perfusion Based Functional MRI
L. Hernandez-Garcia, H. Jahanian - Published 2017