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Todd Richards, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

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Dr. Richards is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Washington. He started using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during his doctoral training at the University of California, Berkeley where he earned his Ph.D in biophysics. For the past three decades he’s used MRI to answer questions about brain function, including research questions about various disease conditions and disorders. Richards is an expert in collecting and analyzing MRI data and has developed software that is used by several NIH-funded research projects. He also has analyzed advanced MR imaging techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), proton MR spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), functional connectivity, and perfusion imaging.

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)

Task-related excitatory/inhibitory ratios in the fronto-striatal circuitry predict attention control deficits in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
P. C. Mamiya, T. Richards, R. Edden, et al. - Published 2021 - MEDRXIV

Dyslexia: behavioral and biological correlates and treatment
K. Nielsen, T. Richards, V. Berninger - Published 2020

Strength of Ventral Tegmental Area Connections With Left Caudate Nucleus Is Related to Conflict Monitoring
P. C. Mamiya, T. Richards, N. Corrigan, et al. - Published 2019 - FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Behavioral and brain evidence for language by ear, mouth, eye, and hand and motor skills in literacy learning
V. Berninger, T. Richards, K. Nielsen, et al. - Published 2019 - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCHOOL & EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Paclitaxel Reduces Brain Injury from Repeated Head Trauma in Mice.
D. Cross, J. Meabon, M. Cline, et al. - Published 2019 - JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE : JAD

Virtual Reality Distraction to Help Control Acute Pain during Medical Procedures
H. Hoffman, Walter J. MeyerIII, S. Drever, et al. - Published 2019

Some new angles on the magic angle: what MSK radiologists know and don’t know about this phenomenon
M. Richardson, B. Amini, T. Richards - Published 2018 - SKELETAL RADIOLOGY

Right Forceps Minor and Anterior Thalamic Radiation Predict Executive Function Skills in Young Bilingual Adults
P. C. Mamiya, T. Richards, P. Kuhl - Published 2018 - FRONT. PSYCHOL.

Brain’s functional network clustering coefficient changes in response to instruction (RTI) in students with and without reading disabilities: Multi-leveled reading brain’s RTI
T. Richards, V. Berninger, K. Yagle, et al. - Published 2018 - COGENT PSYCHOLOGY

ERPs While Judging Meaningfulness of Sentences With and Without Homonym or Morpheme Spelling Foils: Comparing 4th to 9th Graders With and Without Spelling Disabilities
T. Richards, M. Pettet, M. Askren, et al. - Published 2017 - DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY