Publications: 2017 (January - June)

Ventricular shape and relative position abnormalities in preterm neonates.  Paquette N, Shi J, Wang Y, Lao Y, Ceschin R, Nelson MD, Panigrahy A, Lepore N. Neuroimage Clin. 2017 May 28;15:483-493. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.05.025. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28649491


Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Myelitis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Nardone R, Versace V, Brigo F, Tezzon F, Zuccoli G, Pikija S, Hauer L, Sellner J. Front Neurol. 2017 May 10;8:199. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00199. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28539913


Host conditioning and rejection monitoring in hepatocyte transplantation in humans. Soltys KA, Setoyama K, Tafaleng EN, Soto Gutiérrez A, Fong J, Fukumitsu K, Nishikawa T, Nagaya M, Sada R, Haberman K, Gramignoli R, Dorko K, Tahan V, Dreyzin A, Baskin K, Crowley JJ, Quader MA, Deutsch M, Ashokkumar C, Shneider BL, Squires RH, Ranganathan S, Reyes-Mugica M, Dobrowolski SF, Mazariegos G, Elango R, Stolz DB, Strom SC, Vockley G, Roy-Chowdhury J, Cascalho M, Guha C, Sindhi R, Platt JL, Fox IJ.  J Hepatol. 2017 May;66(5):987-1000. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.12.017. Epub 2016 Dec 24.  PMID: 28027971


Muhammad Hammami, Yihua Zhou, Jin-Ping Lai. An Unknown Tumor: Mixed Adenocarcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Duodenum with Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Gastroenterology. April, 2017, Submitted.


Fecal microbial characterization of hospitalized patients with suspected infectious diarrhea shows significant dysbiosis.  Braun T, Di Segni A, BenShoshan M, Asaf R, Squires JE, Farage Barhom S, Glick Saar E, Cesarkas K, Smollan G, Weiss B, Amit S, Keller N, Haberman Y. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 24;7(1):1088. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01217-1. PMID: 28439072


Pediatric Neuroendocrine Carcinoid Tumors: Review of Diagnostic Imaging Findings and Recent Advances.  Degnan AJ, Tadros SS, Tocchio S. JR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Apr;208(4):868-877. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17287. Epub 2017 Feb 15. Review. PMID: 28199138


Book Chapters- Imaging in Urology. 1st Edition. Tublin ME, Nelson J (eds). April 2018 Elsevier ISBN: 9780323548090, Chapter 36 Renal Ectopia and Fusion, Chapter 37 Renal Agenesis, Chapter 39 Vesicoureteral Reflux, Chapter 40 Ureteropelvic Duplications, Chapter 41 Ureterocele, Chapter 43 Megaureter-Megacystis, Chapter 44 Megacystic-Microcolon-Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome, Chapter 45 Prune Belly Syndrome, Chapter 46 Posterior Urethral Valves, Chapter 58 Polycystic Kidney Disease, Chapter 59 Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney, Chapter 78 Wilms Tumor, Chapter 79 Nephroblastomatosis, Chapter 80 Mesoblastic Nephroma, Chapter 81 Rhabdoid Tumor, Chapter 82 Clear Cell Sarcoma of Kidney, Chapter 83 Ossifying Renal Tumor of Infancy, Chapter 92 Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Chapter 119 Cloaca, Chapter 120 Bladder Exstrophy, Chapter 136 Rhabdomyosarcoma, Genitourinary, Chapter 147 Torsion of Testicular Appendage, Chapter 165 Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma


DCE-MRI Background Parenchymal Enhancement Quantified from an Early versus Delayed Post-contrast Sequence: Association with Breast Cancer Presence, Scientific Reports,

Shandong Wu, Margarita Zuley, Wendie A. Berg, Brenda F Kurland, Rachel Jankowitz, Jules Sumkin, David Gur.

Apr. 2017 (Accepted).


Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) brain imaging of multi-sensory integration during computerized dynamic posturography in middle-aged and older adults.

Chia-Cheng Lin, Jeffrey W. Barker. Patrick J. Sparto, Joseph M. Furman, Theodore J. Huppert.

April 2017 Experimental Brian Research


Evidence of Non-Linear Associations between Frustration-Related Prefrontal Cortex Activation and the Normal:Abnormal Spectrum of Irritability in Young Children.

Adam S. Grabell, Yanwei Li, Jeff W. Barker, Lauren S. Wakschlag, Theodore J. Huppert, Susan B. Perlman.

March 2017 Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology


CD8-Positive T-Cell Leukoencephalitis With Astrocytopathy Clinically Presenting as Neuromyelitis Optica.

Thomas DL, Manners J, Marker D, Mettenburg J, Murdoch G, Stevens B, Wang G, Wiley C.

J Neuropathol Exp Neurol.

2017 Mar 16. Doi: 10.1093/jnen/nlx015.


The Burden of Ionizing Radiation Studies in Children with Ventricular Shunts. Antonucci MC, Zuckerbraun NS, Tyler-Kabara EC, Furtado AD, Murphy ME, Marin JR. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar;182:210-216.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.11.051. Epub 2016 Dec 15. PMID: 27989409


Pediatric neuroendocrine carcinoid tumors: Management, pathology, and imaging findings in a pediatric referral center. Degnan AJ, Tocchio S, Kurtom W, Tadros SS. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Sep;64(9). doi: 10.1002/pbc.26477. Epub 2017 Feb 16.  PMID: 28205418


Multi-site quality and variability analysis of 3D FDG PET segmentations based on phantom and clinical image data.

Beichel RR, Smith BJ, Bauer C, Ulrich EJ, Ahmadvand P, Budzevich MM, Gillies RJ, Goldgof D, Grkovski M, Hamarneh G, Huang Q, Kinahan PE, Laymon CM, Mountz JM, Muzi JP, Muzi M, Nehmeh S, Oborski MJ, Tan Y, Zhao B, Sunderland JJ, Buatti JM.

Feb 2017 Med Phys


Validating an image-based fNIRS approach with fMRI and a working memory task Sobanawartiny Wijeakumara.

Theodore J. Huppert, Vincent A. Magnotta, Aaron T. Buss, John P. Spencer.

February 2017 NeuroImage


Incidence of neuroepithelial primary brain tumors among adult population of Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy

Baldin E, Testoni S, de Pasqua S, Ferro S, Albani F, Baruzzi A, D'Alessandro R; On behalf of PERNO study group.

February 2017 Neurology Science


Neuroimaging of peptide based vaccine therapy in pediatric brain tumors: initial experience.

Furtado AD, Ceschin R, Blüml S, Schnur J, Mason G, Jakacki RI, Okada H, Pollack IF, Panigrahy A.

2017 Feb;27(1):155-166.  (PMID:  27889021; PMCID:  PMC5127439)  A. Neuroimaging Clin N Am.


Motor sequence learning-induced neural efficiency in functional brain connectivity.

Helmet T. Karim, Theodore J. Huppert, Kirk I. Erickson, Mariegold E. Wollam, Patrick J. Sparto, Ervin Sejdić, Jessie M. VanSwearingen.

February 2017 Behavioural Brain Research


Tractography in the clinics: a pipeline to characterize early brain development.

Yepes-Calderon F, Lao Y, Fillard P, Nelson MD, Panigrahy A, Leporé N.

2017; Jan (in press). NeuroImage: Clin.


Persistent Breast Pain Among Women With Histories of Breast-conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer Compared with Women without Histories of Breast Surgery or Cancer.           

Edmond SN, Shelby RA, Keefe FJ, Fisher HM, Schmidt JE, Soo MS, Skinner CAS, Ahrendt GM, Manculich J, Sumkin JH, Zuley ML, Bovbjerg DH.

Jan 2017 Clin J Pain; 33(1): 51-56


Myositis-associated usual interstitial pneumonia has a better survival than idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Aggarwal R, McBurney C, Schneider F, Yousem SA, Gibson FK, Lindell K, Fuhrman CR, Oddis CV.

Jan 2017 Rheumatology


Comparison of group-level, source localized activity for simultaneous functional near-infrared spectroscopy-magnetoencephalography and simultaneous fnirs-fmri during parametric median nerve stimulation.

Theodore Huppert, Jeff Barker, Benjamin Schmidt, Shawn Walls, Avniel Ghuman.

January 2017 Neurophotonics


Clinical factors associated with cerebral metabolism in term neonates with congenital heart disease.

Harbison AL, Votava-Smith J, del Castillo S, Kumar SR, Lee V, Schmithorst V, Lai HA, O’Neil S, Blüml S, Paquette A, Panigrahy A.

2017 Jan (in press).  (PMID:  28109537) J Pediatr.


Diamagnetic chemical exchange saturation transfer (diaCEST) affords magnetic resonance imaging of extracellular matrix hydrogel implantation in a rat model of stroke. 

Jin T, Nicholls FJ, Crum WR, Ghuman H, Badylak SF, Modo M.

Jan 2017;113:176-190. Biomaterials


Nanoparticles for PET imaging of tumors and cancer metastasis.

In: Design and Applications of Nanoparticles in Biomedical Imaging (pp 229-255).

Abadjian MC, Choi J, Anderson CJ. J. Bulte and M Modo (eds).

Springer, New York.  2017.


Preclinical evaluation of 18F-ML-10 to determine timing of apoptotic response to chemotherapy in solid tumors. 

Demirci E, Ahmed R, Ocak M, Latoche J, Radelet A, DeBlasio N, Mason NS, Anderson CJ*, Mountz JM*.

Molecular Imaging, 2017; 16:1-8.


Unexpected global impact of VTA dopamine neuron activation as measured by opto-fMRI.

Lohani S*, Poplawsky AJ*, Kim S-G, Moghaddam B.

2017 Molecular Psychiatry, 22, 585-594.

* co-first authors


Estimating the Accuracy Level Among Individual Detections in Clustered Microcalcifications.

de Cea MS, Nishikawa RM and Yang Y.

2017 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. (in press).


Optimal reconstruction and quantitative image features for Computer‐Aided Diagnosis tools for breast CT.

Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Reiser I, Boone JM.

2017 Medical Physics. (in press)


Agreement between a computer-assisted tool and radiologists to classify lesions in breast elastography images.

Marcomini KD, Fleury EFC, Oliveira VM, Carneiro AO, Schiabel H, Nishikawa RM

Proc. SPIE 2017:10134, 101342T-101342T8.


Neutrosophic segmentation of breast lesions for dedicated breast CT.

Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Reiser IS, Boone JM. 

Proc. SPIE 2017:10134, 101340Q-101340Q7.


A comparison of exogenous labels for the histological identification of transplanted neural stem cells.

Nicholls, F.J., Liu, J.R., Modo, M.

2017 Cell Transplantation. 2017; 26: 625-645. PMID: 27938486.


Correlations of behavioral deficits with brain pathology assessed through longitudinal MRI and histopathology in the HdhQ150/Q150 mouse model of Huntington’s disease.

Rattray, I., Smith, E., Crum, W., Walker, T., Bates, G., Modo, M.

2017 PLOS1. 2017; 18(2): e0168556. PMID: 28088507.


Diamagnetic chemical exchange saturation transfer (dia-CEST) affords magnetic resonance imaging of extracellular matrix hydrogel implantation in a rat model of stroke.

Jin, T., Nicholls, F.J., Ghuman, H., Badylak, S.F., Modo, M.

2017 Biomaterials. 2017; 113:176-190. PMID: 27816001.


Multi-GPU Acceleration of Branchless Distance Driven Projection and Backprojection for Clinical Helical CT.

Mitra, Ayan, David G. Politte, Bruce R. Whiting, Jeffrey F. Williamson, and Joseph A. O’Sullivan.

Journal of Imaging Science and Technology 61, no. 1 (2017): 10405-1.


Design and applications of nanoparticles in biomedical imaging.

Bulte, J. & Modo, M.

2017. Springer Verlag. 


"Multi-GPU Acceleration of Branchless Distance Driven Projection and Backprojection for Clinical Helical CT." 

Mitra, Ayan, David G. Politte, Bruce R. Whiting, Jeffrey F. Williamson, and Joseph A. O’Sullivan

2017 Journal of Imaging Science and Technology 61, no. 1 (2017): 10405-1.