Research Area: Biomedical Imaging & Application

Stephen A. Coombes, Ph.D.

Dr. Stephen Coombes completed his masters and PhD degrees at The University of Florida. His PhD work was funded by the American Heart Association and focused on how emotional states influence motor planning and motor control. He completed postdoctoral work… Read More

Shahab Vahdat, Ph.D.

Research Interests  Mechanisms of neuroplasticity in motor learning and stroke recovery Spinal cord and brain functional neuroimaging Optogenetic fMRI in rodents

David Clark, Ph.D.

David Clark, Ph.D.

Dr. Clark studies the neural control of walking in people with neurological impairment, with a focus on rehabilitation.  His research uses several approaches including brain imaging with functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); brain neuromodulation with… Read More

Jennifer A. Nichols, Ph.D.

Jennifer A. Nichols, Ph.D.

Research Summary Dr. Nichols’ research broadly focuses on musculoskeletal biomechanics. Her long-term goal is to create predictive, biomechanical simulations to improve the functional ability and quality of life for individuals with musculoskeletal disorders (e.g., osteoarthritis, muscular dystrophy, fracture, joint pain).… Read More

Edward A. Phelps, Ph.D.

Research Summary: Dr. Phelps’s research is focused on biomaterials engineering as a strategy for regenerative therapies with emphasis in the area of type 1 diabetes. Phelps specializes in bio-synthetic cellular microenvironments (e.g., bio-functionalized polyethylene-glycol hydrogel) for controlled presentation of bioactive… Read More

Parisa Rashidi, Ph.D.

Research Summary: Dr. Rashidi’s research aims to develop intelligent patient monitoring systems using artificial intelligence and sensing technology. Her research methodology is to develop scalable machine learning techniques to tackle challenging problems that arise in the context of intelligent patient… Read More

Wesley E. Bolch, Ph.D.

Research Summary: Dr. Bolch’s research seeks to develop rapid and clinically accessible computational tools for use by radiologists and radiation oncologists to assess radiation organ dose and associated secondary cancer risks to patients following diagnostic imaging or radiation therapy. The… Read More

Ruogu Fang, Ph.D.

Research Summary Dr. Fang’s research spans data, brain and health. She focuses on questions such as: How to evaluate brain health, via mining the big medical data? She also explores how to make medical imaging higher quality and lower risk… Read More