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Director

Associate Director

Magnetic Resonance Physicists and Support

Edmund Kwok

Edmund Kwok, Ph.D.

Imaging Sciences
Coil Design/Hardware Issues
MR Safety Expert
(585) 275-6506

Madalina Tivarus

Madalina Tivarus, Ph.D.

Imaging Sciences/Neuroscience
MRI Protocol Support
MR Safety Expert
Human Research (RSRB) Compliance
(585) 276-7328

Executive Director

Kathleen Jensen

Kathleen Jensen, MHSA

(585) 276-8730

MRI Operations Manager

Renee Stowell

Renee Stowell-Roeger, R.T. (R)(MR)(ARRT), MRSO(MRSCTM)

(585) 273-3055

Office Manager

Judy Ripton

Judy Ripton

(585) 275-4540

IT/Systems Administration

Evi Vanoost

Evi Vanoost

(585) 275-4549

Angel Rosario

Angel Rosario

(585) 273-4165

MRI Technologists

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Susan Wall, R.T. (R)(MR)(ARRT)

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Pamela Zachary, R.T. (R)(ARRT)

Current Studies at UR CABIN

Principal Investigators

Project

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  • A Phase 2 multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study in subjects with late prodromal and early manifest Huntington's disease (HD) to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinectics and efficacy of VX15/2503 (SIGNAL)
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  • A Novel Tool for Field Assessment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Is Tau a biomarker of sub-concussive head hits during a single sporting contest?
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  • Research on the mechanisms of visual spatial attention
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  • Neural Basis of Depth Perception
  • Neural Mechanisms for Perceiving Object Motion During Self-Motion
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  • Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study
  • From Perceptual Representations to Cognitive Processing in Rett Syndrome and Batten Disease

  • Multisensory Integration in Children with Dyslexia
  • The Neurobiology of Inhibitory Control in HIV+ Individuals with a History of Cocaine Dependence
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  • Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study
  • Saccadic adaptation in Autism Spectrum Disorder
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  • A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of ACE-083 in Patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Types 1 and X
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  • Effect of Visual Retraining on Visual Loss Following Visual Cortical Damage
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  • Longitudinal Pilot Mechanistic Study of the Effects of Chemotherapy on Cognitive Function in Breast Cancer Patients and Non-Cancer Control
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  • A Feasibility Pilot Study on the Effects of Exercise on Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy and Interoceptive Brain Circuitry
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  • Novel Techniques to Study Structure-Function Relationships in Preterm Lung Disease
  • Three-Dimensional In-Vivo Measurement of Lumbar Spine Segmental Motion using UTE MRI-Ultrasound Registration: A Pilot Study
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  • Efficacy and Mechanisms of Combined Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training (ACT) in MC
  • Computer-Based Cognitive Training for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (CogTE Study
  • HARP-Project 1 Cognitive Training
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  • UPSIDE (Understanding Pregnancy Signals and Infant Development) and ECHO
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  • Cortical Circuitry Underlying Memory-Guided Perceptual Decisions
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  • Organization of Cognitive Processes Supporting Object Knowledge in the Altered Brain
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  • CAREER: Testing Models of Semantic Spaces in the Brain
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  • Fluoxetine for Visual Recovery after Ischemic Stroke
  • The Effect of Stroke on the Cognitive Organization of Object Knowledge
  • Cognitive Organization of Object Knowledge after Stroke
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  • Voluntary Control of Neuronal Activity
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  • Role of Myeloid Cells in Cerebrovascular Permeability and Reactivity in Older HIV Infected Individuals
  • Effects of cART Long-Term Exposure on Neuronal Function and Brain Microstructure in HIV infected Individuals ART Naive starting cART
  • Effects of Long-Term Pre-Exposure Prophylaxix on Neuronal Function and Brain Microstructure in HIV Un-infected Individuals
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  • Identifying selective visual attention mechanisms through high-dimensional analysis
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  • A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of ACE-083 in Patients with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) Clinical Trial Foundations
  • FSHD Longitudinal Biomarker Preparatory Study
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  • Early visual cortex plasticity and white matter changes associated with GH and IGF-1
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  • Novel Imaging Contrast and Techniques
  • Fast Imaging Techniques
  • Quantitative Imaging Methods
  • Clinical Diffusion Imaging

updated Sept. 2018