Research in the Mechanical Neuroimaging Lab is focused on using tissue mechanics to characterize the structure, function, and health of the brain. We develop high-resolution methods for magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) to mechanically map the brain for applications in neuroscience, neurology, neurosurgery.

We perform research at the Center for Biomedical and Brain Imaging at the University of Delaware that houses a Siemens 3T Prisma MRI scanner. We enjoy strong collaborations with researchers throughout UD Engineering, Health Sciences, and Psychology, and with local hospitals Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Care Health System. Our MRE technology is used world-wide with collaborators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dartmouth College, Washington University in St. Louis, and the University of Edinburgh amongst other academic and medical institutions.

Research Areas:
Magnetic Resonance Elastography | Brain Structure & Function | Clinical Applications

Research support from:

National Institutes of Health Delaware INBRE Delaware-CTR ACCEL National Multiple Sclerosis Society University of Delaware Research Foundation Office of Naval Research NVIDIA Corporation