Biographical Sketch

From 1991 - 1996, Dr. Mori worked on his PhD in Biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, under the supervision of Dr. Peter van Zijl. He then did a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Radiology at Johns Hopkins, becoming an Assistant Professor in Radiology at the JHU School of Medicine in 1997. He continued in Radiology at JHU to become an Associate Professor in 2002, and a Professor in 2006.

Research Summary

Dr. Mori is primarily interested in brain anatomical MRI, diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), and microimaging. 

Lab Websites: 
Center of Magnetic Resonance Microimaging: 
Laboratory of Brain Anatomical MRI:

Contact Information

Center of Magnetic Resonance Microimaging 
Laboratory of Brain Anatomical MRI 
720 Rutland Ave, Traylor 330 
Baltimore, MD 21205 

Phone: 410-614-2702 
Email: susumu at mri dot jhu dot edu

Curriculum Vitae

  • Current Appointments
    • Professor, Department of Radiology 
      2006 - Present 
      Associate Professor: 2002 - 2006 
      Assistant Professor: 1997 - 2002 
      Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    • Affiliated Faculty, F. M. Kirby Center for Functional Brain Imaging 
      1997 - Present 
      Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
  • Education and Training
    • PhD, Biophysics 
      Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Professional Experience
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Radiology 
      02/1996 - 06/1997 
      Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Affiliations
    • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, ISMRM


For a list of Susumu Mori's most recent publications searched from the NIH's PubMed Database, please use this Search Link.