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Andrew S. Nencka PhD

Andrew S. Nencka PhD

Center Associate Director, Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Radiology
Division: Research

Member of the Cancer Center


Research Experience

  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • Echo-Planar Imaging
  • Image Enhancement
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Models, Statistical
  • Monte Carlo Method
  • Regression Analysis
  • Leadership Positions

  • Chair, Faculty IT Committee, 2014-2016
  • Chair, Research MRI Safety Committee, 2012-Present
  • Secretary, Faculty IT Committee, 2016-Present
  • Associate Director, Center for Imaging Research, 2016-Present
  • Publications

  • Off-resonance based assessment of metallic wear debris near total hip arthroplasty. (Koch KM, Koff MF, Bauer TW, Shah PH, Nencka AS, Sivaram Kaushik S, Potter HG) Magn Reson Med 2017 Jun 22 PMID: 28643347 06/24/2017
  • Multiband multi-echo imaging of simultaneous oxygenation and flow timeseries for resting state connectivity. (Cohen AD, Nencka AS, Lebel RM, Wang Y) PLoS One 2017;12(3):e0169253 PMID: 28253268 PMCID: PMC5333818 03/03/2017
  • Radiofrequency pulse design with numerical optimization in the Fourier domain. (Huettner AM, Nencka AS) MAGMA 2016 Jun;29(3):313-7 PMID: 26902919 02/24/2016
  • Separation of parallel encoded complex-valued slices (SPECS) from a single complex-valued aliased coil image. (Rowe DB, Bruce IP, Nencka AS, Hyde JS, Kociuba MC) Magn Reson Imaging 2016 Apr;34(3):359-69 PMID: 26612076 PMCID: PMC4761326 11/28/2015
  • Wavelet Domain Radiofrequency Pulse Design Applied to Magnetic Resonance Imaging. (Huettner AM, Mickevicius NJ, Ersoz A, Koch KM, Muftuler LT, Nencka AS) PLoS One 2015;10(10):e0141151 PMID: 26517262 PMCID: PMC4627821 10/31/2015
  • Cerebral Blood Flow Alterations in Acute Sport-Related Concussion. (Wang Y, Nelson LD, LaRoche AA, Pfaller AY, Nencka AS, Koch KM, McCrea MA) J Neurotrauma 2016 Jul 01;33(13):1227-36 PMID: 26414315 PMCID: PMC4931342 09/29/2015
  • Restoring susceptibility induced MRI signal loss in rat brain at 9.4 T: A step towards whole brain functional connectivity imaging. (Li R, Liu X, Sidabras JW, Paulson ES, Jesmanowicz A, Nencka AS, Hudetz AG, Hyde JS) PLoS One 2015;10(4):e0119450 PMID: 25844644 PMCID: PMC4386820 04/07/2015
  • Personal reflections on James S. Hyde. (Biswal B, Pawela C, Grist T, Meyerand ME, Nencka AS, DeYoe EA, Li SJ, Rowe DB, Kiviniemi V, Cox RW, Bodurka J, Ogawa S, Koretsky A, Hu X, Kim SG) Brain Connect 2014 Nov;4(9):631-5 PMID: 25415836 PMCID: PMC4238237 11/22/2014
  • Quantification of the statistical effects of spatiotemporal processing of nontask FMRI data. (Karaman M, Nencka AS, Bruce IP, Rowe DB) Brain Connect 2014 Nov;4(9):649-61 PMID: 25132113 PMCID: PMC4238310 08/19/2014
  • Direct radiofrequency phase control in MRI by digital waveform playback at the Larmor frequency. (Jesmanowicz A, Nencka A, Hyde JS) Magn Reson Med 2014 Feb;71(2):846-52 PMID: 23468035 PMCID: PMC4002655 03/08/2013
  • Reproducibility of swallow-induced cortical BOLD positive and negative fMRI activity. (Babaei A, Ward BD, Ahmad S, Patel A, Nencka A, Li SJ, Hyde J, Shaker R) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2012 Sep 01;303(5):G600-9 PMID: 22766854 PMCID: PMC3468557 07/07/2012
  • Enhancing the utility of complex-valued functional magnetic resonance imaging detection of neurobiological processes through postacquisition estimation and correction of dynamic B(0) errors and motion. (Hahn AD, Nencka AS, Rowe DB) Hum Brain Mapp 2012 Feb;33(2):288-306 PMID: 21305669 PMCID: PMC4001883 02/10/2011
  • Two-axis acceleration of functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging by parallel excitation of phase-tagged slices and half k-space acceleration. (Jesmanowicz A, Nencka AS, Li SJ, Hyde JS) Brain Connect 2011;1(1):81-90 PMID: 22432957 PMCID: PMC3312804 01/01/2011
  • A simple method for rectified noise floor suppression: Phase-corrected real data reconstruction with application to diffusion-weighted imaging. (Prah DE, Paulson ES, Nencka AS, Schmainda KM) Magn Reson Med 2010 Aug;64(2):418-29 PMID: 20665786 PMCID: PMC4321728 07/29/2010
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging brain activation directly from k-space. (Rowe DB, Hahn AD, Nencka AS) Magn Reson Imaging 2009 Dec;27(10):1370-81 PMID: 19608365 PMCID: PMC2783194 07/18/2009
  • A Mathematical Model for Understanding the STatistical effects of k-space (AMMUST-k) preprocessing on observed voxel measurements in fcMRI and fMRI. (Nencka AS, Hahn AD, Rowe DB) J Neurosci Methods 2009 Jul 30;181(2):268-82 PMID: 19463854 PMCID: PMC2990679 05/26/2009
  • Improving robustness and reliability of phase-sensitive fMRI analysis using temporal off-resonance alignment of single-echo timeseries (TOAST). (Hahn AD, Nencka AS, Rowe DB) Neuroimage 2009 Feb 01;44(3):742-52 PMID: 18992826 PMCID: PMC2884970 11/11/2008
  • Reducing the unwanted draining vein BOLD contribution in fMRI with statistical post-processing methods. (Nencka AS, Rowe DB) Neuroimage 2007 Aug 01;37(1):177-88 PMID: 17560130 06/15/2007
  • Signal and noise of Fourier reconstructed fMRI data. (Rowe DB, Nencka AS, Hoffmann RG) J Neurosci Methods 2007 Jan 30;159(2):361-9 PMID: 16945421 PMCID: PMC4089039 09/02/2006
  • Last update: 07/12/2017
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