People

Principal Investigator

Abhijit J. Chaudhari
Lab Director
Professor, Department of Radiology
Director, Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging (CMGI)
Interim Director, UC Davis Imaging Research Center
M.S. (E. E.), California State University, Northridge, 2002
M.S. (Appl Math), Ph.D. (E.E.), University of Southern California, 2007
e-mail: ajchaudhari AT ucdavis DOT edu

In memoriam: Michael H. Buonocore, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiology, University of California Davis, Technical Director, UC Davis Imaging Research Center, Deceased: June 2014

 

Lab Members

 

Valerie Porter
Graduate Student, Major: Biomedical Engineering
B. S. (Bioengineering), University of California San Diego
email: vporter AT ucdavis DOT edu

Yasser Abdelhafez
Post-doctoral Fellow
M.B.B.Ch., M.Sc., M.D. (Nuclear Medicine), Cairo University, Egypt
email: yabdelhafez AT ucdavis DOT edu
Dario Mazza
Research Specialist
M.S. (Biomedical Engineering), M.Sc. (Epidemiology), Imperial College London
Alita D’Almeida
Graduate Student, Major: Biomedical Engineering
B. Eng. (Electronics and Communication Engineering), Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India
email: ajdalmeida AT ucdavis DOT edu
Anelise Caceres
Undergraduate Student, Major: Biomedical Engineering
University of California Davis
email: ajcaceres AT ucdavis DOT edu

Collaborators

Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D. (UC Davis – School of Veterinary Medicine, Molecular Biosciences)
Siba P. Raychaudhuri, M.D. (UC Davis – Rheumatology, Sacramento VA Medical Center)
John H. Morrison, Ph.D. (UC Davis – Neurology, CNPRC)
Robert D. Boutin, M.D. (Stanford University – Radiology)
Ramsey D. Badawi, Ph.D.(UC Davis – Radiology)
Simon R. Cherry, Ph.D. (UC Davis – Radiology and Biomedical Engineering)
Anand A. Joshi, Ph.D. (USC – Electrical Engineering)
Krishna Nayak, Ph.D., (USC – Electrical Engineering)
Richard M. Leahy, Ph.D. (USC – Electrical Engineering)
Robert M. Szabo, M.D., M.P.H. (UC Davis – Orthopedic Surgery)
Christopher O. Bayne, M.D. (UC Davis – Orthopedic Surgery)
Alice F. Tarantal, Ph.D. (UC Davis – Pediatrics, CNPRC)

Affiliated Centers

UC Davis Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging
California National Primate Research Center
UC Davis CounterACT Center of Excellence
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Alumni

  1. Cathy Zhou, M.D., Resident, Radiology, primary research advisor, currently in private practice
  2. Soumajyoti Sarkar, M.D. Research Fellow, Internal Medicine, co-mentor, currently physician at the Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  3. Stephen Henrichon, M.D., Resident, Radiology, primary research mentor and co-mentor
  4. Yimeng Du, B.S., Junior Specialist, UC Davis, primary research mentor and co-mentor, currently graduate student, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  5. Laura Sonoda, M.D., M.P.H., Orthopaedic Surgery (Hand) fellow, co-mentor, currently hand surgeon, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
  6. Brent Foster, B.S., Graduate student, UC Davis, primary PhD advisor, currently post-doctoral fellow, Yale University
  7. Sanchita Raychaudhuri, B.S., Medical Student, Mt Sinai Medical College, primary research advisor, currently Resident, UC Davis Medical Center
  8. Dylan Noblett, B.S., Medical student, UC Davis, primary advisor, currently medical resident, UC Davis
  9. Calvin Shaw, Ph.D., Post-doctoral fellow, primary advisor, currently Research Manager at Exponent Inc
  10. Marissa Borgese, B.S., Junior Specialist, currently medical student, Loyola Marymount
  11. Namitha Benjamin, M.S., Graduate student, Computer Science, secondary advisor, currently Senior Software Engineer, Apple
  12. Vishal Dixit, B.S., Summer student, Biotechnology, primary mentor, currently Data scientist, Capgemini
  13. Amode Tembeker, B.S., Medical student, UC Davis, primary mentor, currently medical resident, UC Davis
  14. Michelle Wu, Visiting Medical student, New York Medical College, primary advisor, currently medical resident, UC Irvine
  15. Vinay Nittur, Undergraduate Researcher, primary advisor, currently medical student, UC Davis
  16. Felipe Godinez, Ph.D., Post-doctoral fellow, secondary advisor, currently Research Associate at King’s College, London, UK
  17. Buddika Sumanasena, Ph.D., Post-doctoral fellow, Radiology, secondary advisor, currently Senior Electrical Engineer at US Medical Innovations,
  18. Juan Leal Doblado, Undergraduate Student, Radiology, secondary advisor, now Junior Research Specialist at UC Irvine School of Medicine
  19. Anupam Mitra, M.D., Post-doctoral fellow, Dermatology, co-advisor, now Scientist, UC Davis
  20. Cindy La, Visiting Undergraduate Research Intern, now medical student at UCLA
  21. David Gedeon, Visiting Medical Student, New York Medical College, research co-advisor, currently resident, UC Irvine
  22. Jeremy Katz, M.D., Clinical fellow, Radiology, co-advisor, currently Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburg, USA
  23. Kristen Lipscomb, Ph.D., Post-doctoral fellow, Radiology, primary advisor, currently Engineering Associate at Hayes+Associates, Inc.
  24. Scott To, Undergraduate student, Biochemistry/Computer Science, primary advisor, currently Software Engineer at Workday Inc.
  25. Shruti Agarwal, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, Radiology, primary advisor, currently senior postdoc, JHU
  26. Zachary Ashwell, M.D., medical student, George Washington University, primary summer research advisor, currently Instructor of Radiology, University of Washington Seattle
  27. Yves-Paul Nakache, medical student, primary research advisor, currently physician, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  28. Bedro Jin, M.D., medical student, primary research advisor, currently radiologist, UCLA Health
  29. Igor Immerman, M.D., medical fellow, currently Assistant Professor, UCSF