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
William S. Kerwin, PhD, Radiology -- Associate Director

Other Faculty & Fellows
Niranjan Balu, PhD
Gador Canton, PhD
Nozomu Maruta, MD
Xiuli Ma, Ph.D
Yan Song, MD, PhD
Jie Sun, MD
Jinnan Wang, PhD, Radiology
Taku Yoneyama. MD

Senior Scientists
Jennifer Newcomb, RT
Dongxiang Xu, PhD

Graduate Students
Haining Liu
Jin Liu

Staff
Serena Bennet, RT
Marina Ferguson
Daniel Hippe
Zach Miller
JP Paredes
Kristi Pimentel
Randy Small
Tong Zhu

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, Statistics
Michael Rosenfeld, PhD, Pathology
Steve Schwartz, MD, PhD, Pathology
Vasily Yarnykh, PhD, Radiology
Xueqiao Zhao, MD, Medicine

Past Fellows
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)
Baocheng (Paul) Chu, MD, PhD
Li Dong, MD
Chao Han, PhD (President, VirtualGrid)
Annette Kampeschulte, PhD (Faculty, University of Heidelberg)
Xiaojian Kang, MD (MR Physicist, UC-Davis)
William S. Kerwin, PhD (Faculty, University of Washington)
Feiyu Li, MD
Rui Li, PhD (Associate Professor, CBIR, Tsinghua University)
Fei Liu, PhD
Lee M. Mitsumori, MD (Associate Professor, University of Washington)
Minako Oikawa, MD
Hideki Ota, MD
Tobias Saam, MD (Faculty, University of Munich)
Josh Scholnick, 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)
Yunjing Xue, MD (Union Hospital, Fujian Medical University)
Kiyofumi Yamada, MD, PhD
Vasily Yarnykh, PhD (Faculty, University of Washington)
Wei Yu, MD (Associate Director, Department of Radiology, Anzhen Hospital, Beijing, China)
Shaoxiong Zhang, MD, PhD (Faculty, Thomas Jefferson University)
Xihai Zhao, MD (Associate Professor, Tsinghua University)

Past Graduate Students
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 (Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Radiology, Vascular Imaging Lab; Philips Member Research Staff)
Dongxiang Xu, PhD (Senior Scientist, Vascular Imaging Lab)
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