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People

The Vascular Imaging Lab consists of an international group of clinicians, researchers, and staff from a variety of academic backgrounds, including Bioengineering, Cardiology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Neurology, Physics, and Radiology. We are a multi-national group, with researchers from China, Germany, India, Japan, Russia, and the United States.

 

Directors

Chun Yuan, PhD, Radiology — Co-director and founder

Tom Hatsukami, MD, Surgery — Co-director and founder

Faculty & Fellows


Niranjan Balu, PhD, Radiology


Gador Canton, PhD, Mechanical Engineering


Baocheng (Paul) Chu, PhD, MD


Anna Naumova, PhD, Radiology


Jie (Jack) Sun, MD


Hiroko Watase, MD, MPH

Senior Scientists


Dongxiang Xu, PhD

Onsite Scientist


Zechen Zhou, PhD

Staff
Serena Bennet, RT


Marina Ferguson


Daniel Hippe


Zach Miller


Kristi Pimentel


Tong Zhu


Dakota Ortega 

Postdoctoral Scholars


Wenjin Liu


Zhensen Chen

Graduate Students


Li Chen


Jiarui Cai

Undergraduate Students


Eduard Luca

Visiting Scholars


Jinmei Chen, MD


Huilin Zhao, MD


Manabu Shirakawa, MD


Thoetphum (Pong) Benyakorn, MD

Collaborating Faculty
Kirk Beach, MD, PhD, Surgery
James Caldwell, MD, Cardiology
Gwenn Garden, MD, Neurology
Jenq-Neng Hwang, PhD, Electrical Engineering
Gail Jarvik, MD, Medicine
Ken Maravilla, PhD, MD, Radiology
Mahmud Mossa-Basha M.D., Radiology
Kevin O’Brien, MD, Cardiology
Nayak Polissar, PhD, Biostatistics
Michael Rosenfeld, PhD, Pathology
Steve Schwartz, MD, PhD, Pathology
Vasily Yarnykh, PhD, Radiology
Xueqiao Zhao, MD, Medicine

Past Fellows

Alice Graden
Jianming Cai, MD, PhD (Associate Professor, PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China)
Peter Cawley, MD
Huijun Chen, PhD (Associate Professor, CBIR, Tsinghua University)
Bernard Chiu, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong)
Li Dong, MD
Chao Han, PhD (President, VirtualGrid)
Andreas Helck, MD
Annette Kampeschulte, PhD (Faculty, University of Heidelberg)
Xiaojian Kang, MD (MR Physicist, UC-Davis)
William S. Kerwin, PhD (Presage Biosciences)
Feiyu Li, MD
Rui Li, PhD (Associate Professor, CBIR, Tsinghua University)
Fei Liu, PhD
Xiuli Ma, PhD
Kiyoko Maruta, MD
Nozomu Maruta, MD
Lee M. Mitsumori, MD (Associate Professor, University of Washington)
Dan Mu, MD, PhD
Minako Oikawa, MD
Hideki Ota, MD
Xin Pu, MD
Tobias Saam, MD (Faculty, University of Munich)
Josh Scholnick, MD
Yao Shang, MD
Yan Song, MD, PhD
Hongge Shu, MD
Binbin Sui, MD
Norihide Takaya, MD (Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine)
Hunter Underhill, MD, PhD (Fellowship Program: Clinical Biochemical Genetics University of Utah)
Xianling Wang, MD
Yunjing Xue, MD (Union Hospital, Fujian Medical University)
Kiyofumi Yamada, MD, PhD
Vasily Yarnykh, PhD (Faculty, University of Washington)
Taku Yoneyama, MD
Wei Yu, MD (Associate Director, Department of Radiology, Anzhen Hospital, Beijing, China)
Shaoxiong Zhang, MD, PhD (Faculty, Thomas Jefferson University)
Wei Zhang, MD
Xihai Zhao, MD (Associate Professor, Tsinghua University)

Past Graduate Students

Haining Liu
Jin Liu
Niranjan Balu, PhD (Fellow, Vascular Imaging Lab)
Florence Baluyot
Ying Luo (Research, Motorola)
Lee M. Mitsumori, MD (Faculty, University of Washington Department of Radiology)
Roberto Rosas-Romero (Professor, University of the Americans, Mexico)
Jinnan Wang (Medical Sciense Liaison at Bayer HeathCare)
Dongxiang Xu, PhD (Senior Scientist, Vascular Imaging Lab)

Past Visiting scholars

Haifeng Gao
Haikun Qi
Jiayi Wu