MR Research

The focus of the MR group is the development of translational applications for MR. Major areas of investigation and development include: cardiovascular, neurological and body MR imaging, as well as MR spectroscopy, contrast agent development and small animal imaging. The MR group is highly collaborative, with projects spanning multiple departments within the University. The majority of projects are focused on developing new imaging methods to diagnose disease and/or enhance our understanding of disease pathophysiology. The MR Research Group provides expertise in the use of 1.5T and 3.0T clinical, whole-body MRI scanners. The group also has a 4.7T Varian Inova small animal system, a contrast agent development lab, and MR-compatible flow and motion systems for phantom studies.

- John N. Oshinski, PhD


Current Research

Highlights and Accomplishments

Student Awards:
Jason Lamanna (MD/PhD student I co-advise) won first place from the at the Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference Poster Competition and was awarded a travel grant.

Samir Sarda (undergrad working with us) won first place for undergraduate research for his poster “A Quantitative Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Flow in Pediatrics with Type I Chiari Malformation” at the World Biomechanics conference in Boston.  

Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
John Oshinski, MD
Dr. John Oshinski was named a fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) at the organization's Scientific Meeting and Exhibition in Milan, Italy. The ISMRM fellow grade recognizes significant contributions to the society in fulfilling its scientific and educational mission. Fellows represent less than five percent of ISMRM membership.

Clinical Molecular Imaging and Probe Development Study Section
Hui Mao, PhD

Dr. Hui Mao accepted the invitation to serve as a member of the Clinical Molecular Imaging and Probe Development Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.

Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors.

Recent Publications

Please see faculty bios for publications

Contact Information

Donna Kicullen
Research Project Coordinator
Phone: 404 712-1153