Nirbhay N. Yadav, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute, USA. Dr. Yadav completed his PhD at the University of Western Sydney, Australia working on NMR studies of molecular diffusion. In 2010, he moved to Johns Hopkins to take up a post-doctoral fellowship under the supervision of Peter van Zijl, MD. Dr. Yadav has published over 50 reviewed articles and serves as the principle investigator for an ongoing National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study.

Research Summary

Dr. Yadav's research interests include the development of MRI-based molecular imaging methods and the application of these methods in animal models and human patients with cancer, stroke, neurodegenerative diseases, and glycogen storage diseases. Dr Yadav's research group develops novel MRI pulse sequences, improves data analysis methods, and identifies novel molecular targets in diseases for generating MRI contrast.

Contact Information


F.M. Kirby Center, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University

707 N. Broadway, Baltimore MD 21205



(443) 923-9500


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