Els D. Fieremans

Els D. Fieremans, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Biophysics; Diffusion MRI

I have been working on diffusion MRI since 2003. During my Ph.D., I introduced anisotropic diffusion fiber phantoms useful for testing diffusion MRI sequences and fiber tractography. I also developed numerical Monte Carlo simulations of random walkers to model the diffusion signal in brain tissue.

In my current research, I continue to focus on validation methods for diffusion MRI including both hardware and numerical phantoms, as well as animal models. I thereby seek to develop and translate new imaging markers for neurodegeneration, as well as body diffusion applications in muscle and prostate, using advanced biophysical modeling of non-Gaussian and time-dependent diffusion in biological tissue.



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Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Ranking resting-state functional connectivity deficits in schizophrenia using enigma rsfMRI and DTI approaches [Meeting Abstract]

Adhikari, B; Jahanshad, N; Shukla, D; Fieremans, E; Veraart, J; Novikov, D; Hong, L E; Thompson, P M; Kochunov, P

Biological psychiatry. 2018 May; Conference:(73rd):S436

Chung, Sohae; Fieremans, Els; Wang, Xiuyuan; Kucukboyaci, Nuri E; Morton, Charles J; Babb, James S; Amorapanth, Prin; Foo, Farng-Yang; Novikov, Dmitry S; Flanagan, Steven R; Rath, Joseph F; Lui, Yvonne W

Journal of neurotrauma. 2018 Apr 15; 35(8):1015-1020

Sharma, Ram A; Varga, Andrew W; Bubu, Omonigho M; Pirraglia, Elizabeth; Kam, Korey; Parekh, Ankit; Wohlleber, Margaret; Miller, Margo D; Andrade, Andreia; Lewis, Clifton; Tweardy, Samuel; Buj, Maja; Yau, Po L; Sadda, Reem; Mosconi, Lisa; Li, Yi; Butler, Tracy; Glodzik, Lidia; Fieremans, Els; Babb, James S; Blennow, Kaj; Zetterberg, Henrik; Lu, Shou E; Badia, Sandra G; Romero, Sergio; Rosenzweig, Ivana; Gosselin, Nadia; Jean-Louis, Girardin; Rapoport, David M; de Leon, Mony J; Ayappa, Indu; Osorio, Ricardo S

American journal of respiratory & critical care medicine. 2018 Apr 01; 197(7):933-943

Winters, Kerryanne V; Reynaud, Olivier; Novikov, Dmitry S; Fieremans, Els; Kim, Sungheon Gene

Magnetic resonance in medicine. 2018 Mar 25;

Novikov, Dmitry S; Veraart, Jelle; Jelescu, Ileana O; Fieremans, Els

Neuroimage. 2018 Mar 12; 174:518-538

Chung, Sohae; Fieremans, Els; Kucukboyaci, Nuri E; Wang, Xiuyuan; Morton, Charles J; Novikov, Dmitry S; Rath, Joseph F; Lui, Yvonne W

Scientific reports. 2018 Feb 16; 8(1):3175-3175

Adhikari, Bhim M; Jahanshad, Neda; Shukla, Dinesh; Glahn, David C; Blangero, John; Reynolds, Richard C; Cox, Robert W; Fieremans, Els; Veraart, Jelle; Novikov, Dmitry S; Nichols, Thomas E; Hong, L Elliot; Thompson, Paul M; Kochunov, Peter

Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 2018; 23:307-318

Ryan, Meghann C; Sherman, Paul; Rowland, Laura M; Wijtenburg, S Andrea; Acheson, Ashley; Fieremans, Els; Veraart, Jelle; Novikov, Dmitry; Hong, L Elliot; Sladky, John; Peralta, P Dana; Kochunov, Peter; McGuire, Stephen A

Journal of neuroscience methods. 2017 Dec 24; 296:99-108