Nikolaos Karakatsanis, PhD
- ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Research Topics:Atherosclerosis, Biomedical Sciences, Brain Imaging, Cardiovascular, Computed Tomography, Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography, Translational Research
Dr Nikolaos (Nicolas) A Karakatsanis is currently appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is a member of the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute in the Department of Radiology. Dr Karakatsanis also holds a primary appointment as Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Radiology Department of the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University in New York, NY. Dr Karakatsanis is an IEEE Senior Member and an elected member of the IEEE Nuclear Medical Imaging Sciences Council. He also serves as the elected intern in the Physics, Instrumentation and Data Sciences Council (PIDSC) of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) society. Dr Karakatsanis is also certified from the American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine (ABSNM) with a specialty in Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation.
Masters, National Technical University of Athens
Visiting Scholar, University of California in Los Angeles
PhD, National Technical University of Athens
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
Research Associate, University of Geneva
Research Scientist, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Robson PM, Trivieri M, Karakatsanis NA, Padilla M, Abgral R, Dweck MR, Kovacic JC, Fayad ZA. Correction of respiratory and cardiac motion in cardiac PET/MR using MR-based motion modeling. Physics in medicine and biology 2018 Nov; 63(22).
Wang X, Yang B, Adams MP, Gao X, Karakatsanis NA, Tang J. Improved myocardial perfusion PET imaging with MRI assisted reconstruction incorporating multi-resolution joint entropy. Physics in medicine and biology 2018 Sep; 63(17).
Zhuang M, Karakatsanis NA, Dierckx RA, Zaidi H. Quantitative Analysis of Heterogeneous [18F]FDG Static (SUV) vs. Patlak (Ki) Whole-body PET Imaging Using Different Segmentation Methods: a Simulation Study. Molecular imaging and biology : MIB : the official publication of the Academy of Molecular Imaging 2018 Jun;.
Kundel V, Trivieri MG, Karakatsanis NA, Robson PM, Mani V, Kizer JR, Kaplan R, Fayad Z, Shah N. Assessment of atherosclerotic plaque activity in patients with sleep apnea using hybrid positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI): a feasibility study. Sleep & breathing = Schlaf & Atmung 2018 Dec; 22(4).
Ashrafinia S, Mohy-Ud-Din H, Karakatsanis NA, Jha AK, Casey ME, Kadrmas DJ, Rahmim A. Generalized PSF modeling for optimized quantitation in PET imaging. Physics in medicine and biology 2017 Jun; 62(12).
Karakatsanis NA, Tsoumpas C, Zaidi H. Quantitative PET image reconstruction employing nested expectation-maximization deconvolution for motion compensation. Computerized medical imaging and graphics : the official journal of the Computerized Medical Imaging Society 2017 Sep; 60.
Efthimiou N, Loudos G, Karakatsanis NA, Panayiotakis GS. Effect of 176Lu intrinsic radioactivity on dual head PET system imaging and data acquisition, simulation, and experimental measurements. Medical physics 2013 Nov; 40(11).
Loudos G, Tsougos I, Boukis S, Karakatsanis N, Georgoulias P, Theodorou K, Nikita K, Kappas C. A radionuclide dosimetry toolkit based on material-specific Monte Carlo dose kernels. Nuclear medicine communications 2009 Jul; 30(7).
Rahmim A, Lodge MA, Karakatsanis NA, Panin VY, Zhou Y, McMillan A, Cho S, Zaidi H, Casey ME, Wahl RL. Dynamic whole-body PET imaging: principles, potentials and applications [review]. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging 2018 Sep;.
Senders ML, Hernot S, Carlucci G, van de Voort JC, Fay F, Calcagno C, Tang J, Alaarg A, Zhao Y, Ishino S, Palmisano A, Boeykens G, Meerwaldt AE, Sanchez-Gaytan BL, Baxter S, Zendman L, Lobatto ME, Karakatsanis NA, Robson PM, Broisat A, Raes G, Lewis JS, Tsimikas S, Reiner T, Fayad ZA, Devoogdt N, Mulder WJ, Pérez-Medina C. Nanobody-Facilitated Multiparametric PET/MRI Phenotyping of Atherosclerosis. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 2018 Oct;.
Trivieri MG, Dweck MR, Abgral R, Robson PM, Karakatsanis NA, Lala A, Contreras J, Sahni G, Gopalan R, Gorevic P, Fuster V, Narula J, Fayad ZA. 18F-Sodium Fluoride PET/MR for the Assessment of Cardiac Amyloidosis. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2016 12; 68(24).
Karakatsanis NA, Casey ME, Lodge MA, Rahmim A, Zaidi H. Whole-body direct 4D parametric PET imaging employing nested generalized Patlak expectation-maximization reconstruction. Physics in medicine and biology 2016 08; 61(15).
Karakatsanis NA, Fokou E, Tsoumpas C. Dosage optimization in positron emission tomography: state-of-the-art methods and future prospects [review]. American journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging 2015; 5(5).
Karakatsanis NA, Zhou Y, Lodge MA, Casey ME, Wahl RL, Zaidi H, Rahmim A. Generalized whole-body Patlak parametric imaging for enhanced quantification in clinical PET. Physics in medicine and biology 2015 Nov; 60(22).
Karakatsanis NA, Lodge MA, Zhou Y, Wahl RL, Rahmim A. Dynamic whole-body PET parametric imaging: II. Task-oriented statistical estimation. Physics in medicine and biology 2013 Oct; 58(20).
Karakatsanis NA, Lodge MA, Tahari AK, Zhou Y, Wahl RL, Rahmim A. Dynamic whole-body PET parametric imaging: I. Concept, acquisition protocol optimization and clinical application. Physics in medicine and biology 2013 Oct; 58(20).
Lu L, Karakatsanis NA, Tang J, Chen W, Rahmim A. 3.5D dynamic PET image reconstruction incorporating kinetics-based clusters. Physics in medicine and biology 2012 Aug; 57(15).
Zaidi H, Karakatsanis N. Towards enhanced PET quantification in clinical oncology [review]. The British journal of radiology 2018 Jan; 91(1081).
Dweck MR, Abgral R, Trivieri MG, Robson PM, Karakatsanis N, Mani V, Palmisano A, Miller MA, Lala A, Chang HL, Sanz J, Contreras J, Narula J, Fuster V, Padilla M, Fayad ZA, Kovacic JC. Hybrid Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography With Fluorodeoxyglucose to Diagnose Active Cardiac Sarcoidosis. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 2018 Jan; 11(1).
Abgral R, Dweck MR, Trivieri MG, Robson PM, Karakatsanis N, Mani V, Padilla M, Miller M, Lala A, Sanz J, Narula J, Fuster V, Contreras J, Kovacic JC, Fayad ZA. Clinical Utility of Combined FDG-PET/MR to Assess Myocardial Disease. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging 2017 05; 10(5).