Junqian Xu, PhD
- ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Research Topics:Brain Imaging, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Image Analysis, Imaging, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroscience, Pain, Spinal Cord
Dr. Junqian (Gordon) Xu received his PhD degree from the Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Lab (BMRL) at Washington University in St. Louis in 2007. He completed his postdoctoral training in the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Washington University School of Medicine. In 2010, Dr. Xu joined the WU-Minn consortium of the Human Connectome Project (HCP) and had worked on multiband EPI sequence development at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR), University of Minnesota for two years before joining Mount Sinai in 2012 to establish a neuroimaging laboratory using advanced in vivo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques.
Multi-Disciplinary Training AreasNeuroscience [NEU], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]
BS, Peking University
PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
Faculty Council Junior Faculty Award
Dr. Harold Golden Lamport Clinical Research Award
Richard and Susan Friedman Research Scholar Award
NARSAD Young Investigator Award
RSNA Research Scholar Award
Advanced magnetic resonance (MR) techniques in neuroimaging
- brainstem and cervical spinal cord MRI at ultra-high field.
- functional and structural assessment of the spinal cord and optic nerve.
- functional MRI of small nuclei in the brain, such as the habenula.