Radiology Personnel

Anna Naumova, Ph.D., Habil.D.

Research Associate Professor



Anna Naumova, Ph.D., Habil.D., is a Research Associate Professor of Radiology. Dr. Naumova is working closely with the Vascular Imaging Laboratory and the Cardiothoracic and Abdominal Advanced Imaging Lab.

Dr. Naumova graduated the Tomsk State University (Russia) with an M.S. in biology and applied informatics. She obtained Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Cardiology (Tomsk, Russia) and Doctor Habilitatus (Habil.D.) degree from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia. Her postgraduate training was conducted at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, USA) to study cardiac energy metabolism and contractile function using MRI and spatially localized 31P MR spectroscopy in mouse models of human diseases (mentors: Robert G. Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., and V.P. Chacko, Ph.D.). During postdoctoral fellowship at the Vascular Imaging Laboratory (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA), Dr. Naumova investigated pathophysiological mechanisms of atherosclerosis and efficacy of human stem cell derived cardiomyocyte transplantation into the infarcted heart on animal models (mentors: Chun Yuan, Ph.D. and Charles E. Murry, M.D., Ph.D.).

Dr. Naumova has over 15 years of experience in the development of acquisition sequences and analysis software tools for translational magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) applications. The ultimate goal of Dr. Naumova’s research is to bring new quantitative imaging technologies to address the unmet needs of regenerative medicine, heart and brain tissue characterization, non- invasive imaging of heart failure treatment with transplanted cells.

Dr. Naumova’s publications can be found here: