Phillip Zhe Sun, PhD


Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Emory University School of Medicine

Neuroscience Building 2281
954 Gatewood Road

Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Phone: (404) 727-3131


Dr. Sun is an MRI physicist whose research has focused predominantly in three areas: development of new MRI methodology, preclinical validation and clinical translation. He has investigated chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) and diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) in disorders such as acute stroke, tumor, epilepsy and kidney and muscular diseases. He also serves as Director of the Yerkes Imaging Center, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University.

  • B.S.  Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
  • Quantitative MRI
  • Imaging Physics
  • Image Processing
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