Baocheng Chu, MD, PhD

Baocheng Chu, MD, PhD

Dr. Chu is a research fellow in the department of Radiology at the University of Washington. He received his MD from Xian Medical University, China and PhD from Hokkaido University, Japan.



1. Radiological Society of North America RSNA) Fellow Research Trainee Prize, 2004.

2. Finalist for the Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award in American Heart Association (AHA), 2003.


Recent Publications:

1. Chu B, et al. Serial high spatial resolution, multi-sequence magnetic resonance imaging studies identify fibrous cap rupture and penetrating ulcer into carotid atherosclerotic plaque. Circulation 2006;113:e660-661.

2. Chu B, et al. Reproducibility of carotid atherosclerotic lesion type characterization using high resolution multicontrat weighted magnetic resonance imaging. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2006.

3. Chu B, et al. Feasibility of in vivo, multi-contrast weighted MR imaging of carotid atherosclerosis for multi-center studies. J Magn Reson Imaging.

4. Chu B, et al. Detection of carotid atherosclerotic plaque ulceration, calcification, and thrombosis by multi-contrast weighted MRI. Circulation 2005.

5. Chu B, et al. Hemorrhage in the atherosclerotic carotid plaque: a high resolution MRI study. Stroke 2004; 35:1079-1084.

6. Chu B, et al. Determination of carotid artery atherosclerotic lesion type and distribution in hypercholesterolemic patients with moderate carotid artery stenosis using non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging. Stroke 2004; 35:2444-2448.