Xu Li , Ph.D.

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Research Associate

Kennedy Krieger Institute
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Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443)923-9513
E-mail: xuli@mri.jhu.edu

Dr. Xu Li is a research associate in the F.M. Kirby Research Center for Functional Brain Imaging at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Biographical Sketch: 

Dr. Xu Li graduated with a master's degree from Zhejiang University in China in 2004. He then obtained a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2010. His thesis focused on the development of magnetoacoustic tomography with magnetic induction for imaging electrical properties of biological tissues. After that, he started his fellowship training in the F.M. Kirby Research Center for Functional Brain Imaging at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the department of radiology in the Johns Hopkins University. He became a research associate in the Kennedy Krieger Institute in 2011.

Research Summary: 

Dr. Xu Li's present research focuses on the development of new imaging methods for mapping the magnetic properties of living systems, specifically the quantification of magnetic susceptibility in high-field MRI, mapping susceptibility tensors and their applications for studying the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the central nervous system. Other interests include the development of new methods for imaging electrical properties of biological tissues and new MRI techniques for brain imaging.

Research Publications:

Kessler RA, Li X, Schwartz K, Huang H, Mealy MA, Levy M (2018). Two-year observational study of deferiprone in superficial siderosis. CNS Neurosci Ther. 24(3), 187-192. Abstract
Li W, Liu C, Duong TQ, van Zijl PC, Li X (2017). Susceptibility tensor imaging (STI) of the brain. NMR Biomed. 30(4), . Abstract
van Bergen JM, Hua J, Unschuld PG, Lim IA, Jones CK, Margolis RL, Ross CA, van Zijl PC, Li X (2016). Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping Suggests Altered Brain Iron in Premanifest Huntington Disease. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 37(5), 789-96. Abstract
Li X, Harrison DM, Liu H, Jones CK, Oh J, Calabresi PA, van Zijl PC (2016). Magnetic susceptibility contrast variations in multiple sclerosis lesions. J Magn Reson Imaging. 43(2), 463-73. Abstract
Lim IA, Li X, Jones CK, Farrell JA, Vikram DS, van Zijl PC (2014). Quantitative magnetic susceptibility mapping without phase unwrapping using WASSR. Neuroimage. 86, 265-79. Abstract
Li X, Vikram DS, Lim IA, Jones CK, Farrell JA, van Zijl PC (2012). Mapping magnetic susceptibility anisotropies of white matter in vivo in the human brain at 7 T. Neuroimage. 62(1), 314-30. Abstract
Xia R, Li X, He B (2009). Reconstruction of vectorial acoustic sources in time-domain tomography. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 28(5), 669-75. Abstract

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