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CURRICULUM VITAE

Lutfi Tugan Muftuler PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Division of Research

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert West Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
EDUCATION:
09/1983 - 06/1987 BS, Orta Dogu Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
09/1987 - 06/1990 MS, Orta Dogu Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
09/1990 - 08/1996 PhD, Orta Dogu Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
03/1997 - 06/1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA
FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
09/1996 - 03/1997 Instructor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
07/1998 - 06/2001 Visiting Assistant Researcher, Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA
07/2001 - 06/2005 Assistant Researcher, Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA
07/2005 - 12/31/2010 Assistant Professor, Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA
07/2005 - 12/31/2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of California, Irvine, CA
07/2005 - 12/31/2010 Assistant Professor, Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA
01/01/2011 - Present Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
06/25/2013 - Present Graduate Studies Council Student Admission & Welfare Committee, Graduate school, MCW
RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2001 - 12/2010 Director of MR Engineering and MREIT division, Center for Functional Onco-Imaging, University of California, Irvine, CA
AWARDS AND HONORS:
03/1989 - 06/1989 UNESCO Fellowship for graduate research in MRI (competitive), Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
08/1992 - 10/1996 Scholarships , Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey
03/1997 - 09/1997 NATO B-1 Fellowship for post-doctoral research in the USA, Awarded by NATO, selected by Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (competitive)
2006 - Present First place award in Engineering Category (competitive): “Head RF Coil Design with Surface Current Density Optimization for SENSE Imaging”, International Society in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
05/13/2014 - Present First place award in musculoskeletal MRI research (competitive), International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1987 - Present Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Member)
1996 - Present International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (Member)
2001 - 2010 University of California Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (Member)
07/06/2011 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin, Cancer Center (member)
2011 - Present American Association of Physicists in Medicine (Member)
08/01/2012 - Present AOSpine International (member)
EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorial Board
10/18/2012 - Present Medical Physics (Ad-Hoc)
Journal Review
Neuroimage
NMR in Biomedicine Journal
Measurement Science and Technology
Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part B
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
Physics in Medicine and Biology
Physiological Measurements
Brain Structure and Function
Medical Physics
American Journal of Neuroradiology
PLoS ONE
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Journal of Magnetic Resonance
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
10/2003 - 06/2004 Ad Hoc Reviewer, NIH Diagnostic Imaging Study Section
02/2005 - Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, NIH Medical Imaging Study Section
02/2009 - 06/2010 Ad Hoc Reviewer, NIH Molecular Imaging Study Section
RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Novel Quantitative MRI techniques to study Dementia and Disc Degeneration
Source:
AHW FP00002161
Role:
PI
Dates:
01/2011 - 06/2014
Direct Funds:
$500,000
 
Title:
Quantitative MRI of the Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
Source:
AOSpine International
Role:
PI
Dates:
08/01/2012 - 07/31/2015
Direct Funds:
$387,000
 
Title:
Multi-parametric imaging analyses of Modic changes of the lumbar spine
Source:
AOSpine Research Network - consortium award
Role:
co-investigator
PI:
Dino Samartzis (university of Hong Kong)
Dates:
01/01/2015 - 12/31/2016
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (These funds only support travel expenses and publication costs for international collaborations)
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Electrical Impedance Tomography of Breast Cancer
Source:
DOD DAMD
Role:
PI
Dates:
05/2002 - 05/2005
Direct Funds:
$299,881
 
Title:
Center for In-Vivo Molecular Functional Onco-Imaging
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
05/2002 - 05/2005
 
Title:
Dimensions of Organization in Human Auditory Cortex
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
09/2004 - 08/2008
Direct Funds:
$309,974
 
Title:
In-Vivo Conductivity Imaging of Tumors with MREIT
Source:
NIH
Role:
PI
Dates:
01/01/2005 - 12/31/2010
Direct Funds:
$850,000
 
Title:
Prenatal Glucocorticoids Influence Brain and Behavior
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
04/2006 - 03/2011
Direct Funds:
$1,280,000
 
Title:
Neurobiology of auditory language perception
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
04/2006 - 03/2011
Direct Funds:
$2,988,000
 
Title:
Emergence of SIB in Developmentally Delayed Individuals
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
05/2006 - 04/2011
Direct Funds:
$1,375,000
 
Title:
Integrative functions of the planum temporale
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
12/2008 - 11/2013
Direct Funds:
$1,555,000
 
Title:
Smoking, Neurocircuitry, and Genes in Adult ADHD
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
06/2009 - 05/2013
Direct Funds:
$740,000
 
Title:
Gene Causing Paget and Inclusion Body Myopathy
Source:
NIH
Role:
Co-PI
Dates:
09/2009 - 02/2011
Direct Funds:
$250,000
 
Title:
MRI study of discogenic pain
Source:
UCI/Dean’s office
Role:
PI
PI:
Self
Dates:
03/01/2010 - 02/28/2011
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
SBIR Proposal Mock Panel Review, Tech Coast Life Science Innovation Conference, Irvine, CA, 09/28/2000
Cortical and Subcortical Changes in Normally Developing Children, UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, 04/04/2010
 
National
Functional MRI: Principles and Examples, Research symposium on Effect of Acupuncture on Cardiovascular Diseases: Its Mechanism and Clinical Application, Irvine, CA, 10/14/2000 - 10/15/2000
L. Tugan Muftuler, Cortical and Subcortical Changes in Typically Developing Preadolescent Children, Invited speaker, Mind Research Network, University of New Mexico, 10/21/2011
 
International
What is Involved in the Development of a MRI System, Regional Workshop on Diagnostic Radiology, Turkey, 10/25/1995 - 10/27/1995
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Principles, Data Processing and Analysis, Society of Geophysicists: Synergies in Geophysical, Medical and Space Imaging, Newport Beach, CA, 07/22/2001 - 07/26/2001
Quantitative MRI of the Brain, 51st Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Anaheim, CA, 07/27/2009 - 07/30/2009
MR Electrical Impedance Tomography (MREIT) in Cancer Imaging, Workshop on MR-based Impedance Imaging, Seoul, Korea, 12/08/2010 - 12/10/2010
L. Tugan Muftuler, MREIT in cancer imaging, ISMRM Special Emphasis Panel on tissue electrical properties imaging, Melbourne, Australia, 05/08/2012
L. Tugan Muftuler, Investigating Disc Degeneration and Changes in Solute Transport Mechanisms in Disc Endplates Studied by DCE-MRI, Musculoskeletal MR study group of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Milan, Italy, 05/12/2014 - Present
L.Tugan Muftuler, Panelist at the Tissue electromagnetic properties imaging study group, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Milan, Italy, 05/14/2014 - Present
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
02/2008 - 05/2008 Member, Executive Committee, Research Computing Symposium, University of California, Irvine, CA
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Graduate Student Education
02/2011 - Present Two lectures on Diffusion Tensor Imaging at Biophysics 03239 class
09/01/2012 - Present Graduate school class: Functional MRI Contrast Mechanisms & Applications
 
EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Graduate Student Education
09/1996 - 01/1997 Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey, Design and applications of analog integrated circuits. Fundamental design principles of analog integrated circuits and various applications were studied.
09/1996 - 01/1997 Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey, Fundamentals of Medical Imaging. Fundamental design principles of analog integrated circuits and various applications were studied.
09/2000 - 09/2010 University of California, Introduction to Functional MRI. Physics of MRI, physiology of brain activation, experimental design for fMRI, data acquisition, processing and analysis techniques.
09/2000 - 09/2010 University of California, Fundamentals of Biomedical Imaging Systems. Physics of medical imaging systems, MRI pulse sequences, instrumentation, data analysis; Electrical Impedance Tomography; Computed Tomography.
 
MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Graduate Students
PhD Students Advised
Ali Ersoz, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2010 - Present High Resolution multi-parametric quantitative MRI
Daniel Olson, MCW, 09/01/2013 - Present Advanced techniques for Diffusion MRI
 
Postdoctoral Students
V. Emre Arpinar, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2010 - Present MRI RF coil designs for high field MRI
 
EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Sean D. Dreyer, University of California, Berkeley, 05/2009 - 09/2009 Chemistry
Angela Cheriyan, University of California, 05/2010 - 10/2010 Biology
Yen Kim Hong, University of California, 06/2010 - 10/2010 Biology
 
Graduate Students
PhD
Mark Hamamura, University of California, Irvine, 09/2001 - 11/2005 Electrical Impedance Tomography Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
PhD Committees
Ma Ge, University of California, Irvine, 10/2003 Cognitive Sciences
Danting Liu, University of California, Irvine, 09/2005 Cognitive Sciences
Seung Hoon Ha, University of California, Irvine, 03/2006 - 05/2010 Development of RF coils for dual modality imaging system: MRSPECT and MRSMM (Co-advised)
Ling Lin, University of California, Irvine, 03/2006 Cognitive Sciences
Hao Gao, University of California, Irvine, 04/2006 Physics
Yuting Lin, University of California, Irvine, 07/2006 Physics
Yanyan Zhang, University of California, Irvine, 09/2008 Cognitive Sciences
Sergey Osechinskiy, University of California, Irvine, 12/2008 Biomedical Engineering
Michael Yassa, University of California, Irvine, 06/2009 Neurobiology
Iain Bruce, Marquette University, - 03/28/2014 DETERMINATION OF CORRELATIONS INDUCED BY THE SENSE AND GRAPPA PMRI MODELS WITH AN APPLICATION TO MRI RF COIL DESIGN (co-advisory role in coil design)
Ben Kalinosky, Marquette University, Structural and functional connectivity in stroke
PhD Students Advised
Gang Chen, University of California, Irvine, 02/2004 - 12/2007 Development of SENSE Optimized RF Coil Array and its Application
Students Advised
Anna Wiebel, Universität Trier, Germany, 03/2010 - 05/2010 Psychology
Sandra Waeldin, Universität Trier, Germany, 05/2010 - 07/2010 Psychology
 
Postdoctoral Students
Ozlem Birgul, University of California, Irvine, 02/2003 - 12/2008 MR based Impedance imaging techniques
Mark J. Hamamura, University of California, Irvine, 08/2005 - 06/2009 MR based Impedance imaging data acquisition and reconstruction techniques
 
Residents
06/2002 - 12/2010 Physics of Medical Imaging lectures to Radiology residents
 
PATENTS:
2006 - Present - (Inventor) Sense Optimized MRI RF Coil Design With Target Field Method, US Patent no: 7362101.
2011 - Present -(co-inventor) Therapeutic Angiogenesis for Treatment of the Spine. US Patent no: 20090076481.
06/01/2012 - Present (Inventor). Single Projection Imaging with Coil-sensitivity Encoding (SPICE) MRI (filed)
05/20/2014 - Present (Co-inventor) Three dimensional printed components for field manipulation, coil positioning and patient placement in MRI (filed)
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. H. Köymen, M.S. Ozyar, N.G.Gencer, L. T. Muftuler, M.C. Saki, "Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesinde Biyomedikal Muhendisligi Calismalari" (Biomedical Engineering Research In Orta Dogu Teknik University), Journal of Electrical Engineering Chamber Of Turkey, 38: 363-369, 1993.
2. Y.Z. Ider, L.T. Muftuler, "Measurement of AC Magnetic Field Distribution Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 16: 617-22, 1997.
3. M. Bodner, L.T. Muftuler, O. Nalcioglu and G. Shaw, "fMRI Study Relevant to the Mozart Effect: Brain Areas Involved in Spatial-Temporal Reasoning", Neurological Research, 23: 683-690 2001.
4. L.T. Muftuler, G. Gulsen, K.D. Sezen, O. Nalcioglu, "Automatic Tuned MRI RF Coil for Multinuclear Imaging of small animals at 3T", Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 155: 39-44, 2002.
5. L.T Muftuler and O. Nalcioglu, "Improvement of Temporal Resolution in fMRI Using Slice Phase Encode Reordered 3D EPI", Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 44: 485-90, 2000.
6. G. Gulsen, L. T. Muftuler and O. Nalcioglu, "A Double End-Cap Birdcage RF Coil for Small Animal Whole Body Imaging", Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 156: 309-312, 2002.
7. G.S. Hickok, B. Buschabaum, C. Humphries, T. Muftuler, "Auditory Motor Interaction Revealed by fMRI: Speech Music and Working Memory in area Spt", Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience v 15: 673-682, 2003.
8. J.Y.Chiou, CB.Ahn, L.T. Muftuler and O. Nalcioglu, "A Simple Simultaneous Geometric and Intensity Correction Method in Echo-Planar Imaging by EPI-Based Phase Modulation", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 22: 200-205, 2003.
9. J.Y. Chiou, C.B. Ahn, L.T. Muftuler, O. Nalcioglu "Correction of Shear Artifact Caused by Unbalanced Alternating Readout Gradient in Echo-Planar Imaging", Physica Medica, v XIX (2), 175-179, 2003
10. L.T Muftuler, M.J. Hamamura, O. Birgul, O. Nalcioglu, "Resolution And Contrast In Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Tomography (MREIT) and Its Application To Cancer Imaging", Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment, 3: 599-610, 2004.
11. M.J. Hamamura, L.T. Muftuler, O. Birgul, O. Nalcioglu "Measurement of ion diffusion using magnetic resonance electrical impedance tomography", Phys Med Biol. 51(11): 2753-62, 2006.
12. L. T. Muftuler, M.J. Hamamura, O. Birgul, O. Nalcioglu, "In Vivo MRI Electrical Impedance Tomography (MREIT) of Tumors", Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment 5: 381-387, 2006.
13. L.T. Muftuler, G. Chen, O. Nalcioglu, "An Inverse Method to design RF coil arrays optimized for SENSE imaging", Physics in Medicine and Biology 51: 6457-6469 (2006).
14. O. Birgul, M.J. Hamamura, L. T. Muftuler, O. Nalcioglu "Contrast and spatial resolution in MREIT using low amplitude current", Physics in Medicine and Biology 51: 5035-5049, 2006.
15. G. Chen, L.T. Muftuler, S.H. Ha and O. Nalcioglu "An optimization method for designing SENSE imaging RF coil arrays", Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 186: 273-281, 2007.
16. K.L. Nastiuk, H. Liu, M.J. Hamamura, L.T. Muftuler, O. Nalcioglu, J.J. Krolewski "In vivo MRI volumetric measurement of prostate regression and growth in mice" BMC Urology 24:7-12, 2007.
17. M.J. Hamamura, L.T. Muftuler "Fast imaging for magnetic resonance electrical impedance tomography", Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 26: 739-745, 2008.
18. J.D. Johnson, L.T. Muftuler, and M.D. Rugg. "Multiple repetitions reveal functionally-and anatomically-distinct patterns of hippocampal activity during continuous recognition memory". Hippocampus. 18(10): 975-80, 2008.
19. J. Serences, S. Saproo, M. Scolari, T. Ho, L.T. Muftuler "Estimating the influence of attention on population codes in human visual cortex using voxel-based tuning functions". Neuroimage 44(1):223-31, 2009.
20. L.T. Muftuler, G. Chen, M.J. Hamamura, S.H. Ha, "MREIT with SENSE acceleration using dedicated RF coil design". Physiol Meas. 30(9): 913-929, 2009.
21. K.I Vaden Jr, L.T. Muftuler, G.S. Hickok. "Phonological Repetition-Suppression in Bilateral Superior Temporal Sulci". Neuroimage. 49(1):1018-23, 2010.
22. C. Buss, E.P Davis, L.T. Muftuler, K. Head, C.A. Sandman, "High pregnancy anxiety during mid-gestation is associated with decreased gray matter density in 6-9 year-old children". Psychoneuroendocrinology. 35(1):141-53, 2010.
23. F. Kruggel, J. Turner, L. T. Muftuler. "Impact of scanner hardware and imaging protocol on image quality and compartment volume precision in the ADNI cohort". Neuroimage. 49(3):2123-33, 2010.
24. MJ Hamamura, S.H. Ha, WW Roeck, L.T. Muftuler, DJ Wagenaar, D Meier, BE Patt, O Nalcioglu. "Development of an MR-compatible SPECT system (MRSPECT) for simultaneous data acquisition". Phys Med Biol. 55(6):1563-1575, 2010.
25. S.H. Ha, M.J Hamamura, O. Nalcioglu and L.T. Muftuler. "A PIN Diode Controlled Dual-Tuned MRI RF Coil and Phased Array for Multi Nuclear Imaging". Phys. Med. Biol. 55(9):2589-600, 2010.
26. S.H. Ha, M.J Hamamura, L.T. Muftuler and O. Nalcioglu. "Development of a new RF coil and gamma-ray radiation shielding assembly for improved MR image quality in SPECT/MRI". Phys. Med. Biol. 55(9):2495-504, 2010.
27. M.A. Yassa, L T. Muftuler, C.E.L. Stark. Ultrahigh-resolution microstructural diffusion tensor imaging (msDTI) elucidates perforant path degradation in aged humans in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. of Sci. USA 107(28):12687-91, 2010.
28. Y.Z. Ider, O Birgul, O. F. Oran, O. Arikan, M.J. Hamamura, L.T. Muftuler. "Fourier Transform Magnetic Resonance Current Density Imaging (FT-MRCDI) from one component of Magnetic Flux Density". Phys. Med. Biol. 55:3177-99, 2010.
29. JW Lacy, MA Yassa, SM Stark, LT Muftuler, CE Stark. "Distinct pattern separation related transfer functions in human CA3/dentate and CA1 revealed using high-resolution fMRI and variable mnemonic similarity". Learn Mem. 18(1):15-8. (2010).
30. M de Chastelaine, TH Wang, B Minton, LT Muftuler, MD Rugg. "The Effects of Age, Memory Performance, and Callosal Integrity on the Neural Correlates of Successful Associative Encoding". Cereb Cortex. Jan 31. 2011 [Epub ahead of print]
31. LT Muftuler, EP Davis, C Buss, K. Head, A N Hasso, C A Sandman. "Cortical and Subcortical Changes in Typically Developing Preadolescent Children". Brain Research, 1399:15-24. 2011
32. EP Davis, C Buss, LT Muftuler, K Head, A Hasso, D Wing, C Hobel, C A Sandman. "Children's Brain Development Benefits from Longer Gestation". Frontiers in Developmental Psychology. 2:1 2011.
33. Isenberg AL, Vaden KI Jr, Saberi K, Muftuler LT, Hickok G. Functionally distinct regions for spatial processing and sensory motor integration in the planum temporale. Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Oct;33(10):2453-63. PMCID: PMC5242090
34. Hatfield T, Wing DA, Buss C, Head K, Muftuler LT, Davis EP. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrates long-term changes in brain structure in children born preterm and exposed to chorioamnionitis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Oct;205(4):384.e1-8. PMCID: PMC3188953
35. Muftuler LT, Davis EP, Buss C, Solodkin A, Su MY, Head KM, Hasso AN, Sandman CA. Development of white matter pathways in typically developing preadolescent children. Brain Res. 2012 Jul 23;1466:33-43. PMCID: PMC3389170
36. Arpinar VE, Hamamura MJ, Degirmenci E, Muftuler LT. MREIT experiments with 200 µA injected currents: a feasibility study using two reconstruction algorithms, SMM and harmonic B(Z). Phys Med Biol. 2012 Jul 07;57(13):4245-61. PMCID: PMC3381422
37. Ersoz A, Arpinar VE, Muftuler LT. Highly accelerated projection imaging with coil sensitivity encoding for rapid MRI. Med Phys. 2013 Feb;40(2):022305. doi: 10.1118/1.4789488. PubMed PMID: 23387767.
38. Lin M, Fwu PT, Buss C, Davis EP, Head K, Muftuler LT, Sandman CA, Su MY. Developmental changes in hippocampal shape among preadolescent children. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2013 Nov;31(7):473-81. PMCID: PMC3836360
39. Ersoz A, Arpinar VE, Dreyer S, Muftuler LT. Quantitative analysis of the efficacy of gradient table correction on improving the accuracy of fiber tractography. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Jul;72(1):227-36. PMCID: PMC3916947
40. Maasumi K, Tehranzadeh J, Muftuler LT, Gardner V, Hasso AN. Assessment of the Correlation between Apparent Diffusion Coefficient and Intervertebral Disk Degeneration Using 3 Tesla MRI. Neuroradiol J. 2011 Aug 31;24(4):593-602.
41. Li W, Muftuler LT, Chen G, Ward BD, Budde MD, Jones JL, Franczak MB, Antuono PG, Li SJ, Goveas JS. Effects of the coexistence of late-life depression and mild cognitive impairment on white matter microstructure. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Mar 15;338(1-2):46-56. PMCID: PMC4428544
42. Sandman CA, Head K, Muftuler LT, Su L, Buss C, Davis EP. Shape of the basal ganglia in preadolescent children is associated with cognitive performance. Neuroimage. 2014 Oct 01;99:93-102. PMCID: PMC4112008
43. LT Muftuler, JP Jarman, HJ Yu, VO Gardner, DJ Maiman, VE Arpinar. Association between intervertebral disc degeneration and endplate perfusion studied by DCE-MRI. Eur Spine J. (2014) Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25421547
44. Yu HJ, Bahri S, Gardner V, Muftuler LT. In vivo quantification of lumbar disc degeneration: assessment of ADC value using a degenerative scoring system based on Pfirrmann framework. Eur Spine J. 2015 Nov;24(11):2442-8.
45. Gehricke JG, Swanson JM, Duong S, Nguyen J, Wigal TL, Fallon J, Caburian C, Muftuler LT, Moyzis RK. Increased brain activity to unpleasant stimuli in individuals with the 7R allele of the DRD4 gene. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Jan 30;231(1):58-63. PMCID: PMC4272659
46. Jarman JP, Arpinar VE, Baruah D, Klein AP, Maiman DJ, Muftuler LT. Intervertebral disc height loss demonstrates the threshold of major pathological changes during degeneration. Eur Spine J. 2015 Sep;24(9):1944-50.
47. Arpinar VE, Rand SD, Klein AP, Maiman DJ, Muftuler LT. Changes in perfusion and diffusion in the endplate regions of degenerating intervertebral discs: a DCE-MRI study. Eur Spine J. 2015 Nov;24(11):2458-67. PMCID: PMC4755697
48. Huettner AM, Mickevicius NJ, Ersoz A, Koch KM, Muftuler LT, Nencka AS. Wavelet Domain Radiofrequency Pulse Design Applied to Magnetic Resonance Imaging. PLoS One. 2015;10(10):e0141151. PMCID: PMC4627821
49. Skinner NP, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD, Tugan Muftuler L, Budde MD. Rapid in vivo detection of rat spinal cord injury with double-diffusion-encoded magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Apr;77(4):1639-1649. PMCID: PMC5285487
50. Ersoz A, Tugan Muftuler L. Undersampled linogram trajectory for fast imaging (ULTI): experiments at 3 T and 7 T. NMR Biomed. 2016 Mar;29(3):340-8.
51. Lancaster MA, Olson DV, McCrea MA, Nelson LD, LaRoche AA, Muftuler LT. Acute white matter changes following sport-related concussion: A serial diffusion tensor and diffusion kurtosis tensor imaging study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Nov;37(11):3821-3834.
52. Gehricke JG, Kruggel F, Thampipop T, Alejo SD, Tatos E, Fallon J, Muftuler LT. The brain anatomy of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in young adults - a magnetic resonance imaging study. PLoS One. 2017;12(4):e0175433. PMCID: PMC5391018
53. Pedersen WS, Muftuler LT, Larson CL. Disentangling the effects of novelty, valence and trait anxiety in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, amygdala and hippocampus with high resolution 7T fMRI. Neuroimage. 2017 Aug 01;156:293-301. PMCID: PMC5548630
54. Arpinar VE, Rand SD, Klein AP, Maiman DJ, Muftuler LT. Changes in perfusion and diffusion in the endplate regions of degenerating intervertebral discs: a DCE-MRI study. Eur Spine J. 2017 May;26(5):1416.
55. Nencka AS, Meier TB, Wang Y, Muftuler LT, Wu YC, Saykin AJ, Harezlak J, Brooks MA, Giza CC, Difiori J, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, LaConte SM, Duma SM, Broglio S, McAllister T, McCrea MA, Koch KM. Stability of MRI metrics in the advanced research core of the NCAA-DoD concussion assessment, research and education (CARE) consortium. Brain Imaging Behav. 2017 Oct 24.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. L.Tugan Muftuler (Editor). Book: Quantifying Morphology and Physiology of the Human body using MRI. CRC Press/Taylor Francis. ISBN 1439852650
 
Database, Video, or Other Research/Clinical Contributions
1. Power point slides and illustrative videos for graduate courses and lectures.
 
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