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Wei Tian, B.Med., M.M.

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Office: (585) 273-5299

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Tian received her medical degree (M.D.) in 1995 from Nanjing and a MS degree of imaging medicine in 1998 from Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China, where she was trained in diagnostic of radiology and brain MRI field. She worked as clinical radiologist in Beijing Tongren hospital from 1998 to 2003. She then had the training of functional MR image post-processing in Schizophrenia, Cognition & Imaging lab at University of British Columbia. She joined the Department of Imaging Sciences at University of Rochester as a postdoctoral fellow/instructor in Radiology since 2006 and now she is an senior Instructor. She worked in the MR research group and she has enriched experience in evaluating the advanced functional MR technique (MR-DTI, MR-PWI, MRS and Bold functional MRI) in clinical application. Her current research work in University of Rochester focuses on clinical application study of DTI and PWI in multiple sclerosis (MS), HIV, and brain tumors.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1995
BS | Nanjing Railway Medical College
Medicine

1998
MS | Capital University
Neuroimaging

2004
PhD | China-Peking University
medical imaging

Awards

2013 - 2014
Fischer Fund Recipient
Sponsor: University of Rochester Research

2004
New Entrant Stipend
Sponsor: International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine(ISMRM)

2001
Young Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Asian-Oceanian Congress of Neuroradiology and Head Neck

2001
Young Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Asian-Oceanian Congress of Radiology (AOCR)

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Publications

Journal Articles

2014
Sundal C, Jönsson L, Ljungberg M, Zhong J, Tian W, Zhu T, Linden T, Börjesson-Hanson A, Andersen O, Ekholm S. "Different stages of white matter changes in the original HDLS family revealed by advanced MRI techniques." Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging.. 2014 24(5):444-52. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

7/2012
Liu X, Tian W, Qiu X, Li J, Thomson S, Li L, Wang HZ. "Correlation analysis of quantitative diffusion parameters in ipsilateral cerebral peduncle during Wallerian degeneration with motor function outcome after cerebral ischemic stroke." Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging.. 2012 Jul 0; 22(3):255-60. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

4/2012
Tian W, Zhu T, Zhong J, Liu X, Rao P, Segal BM, Ekholm S. "Progressive decline in fractional anisotropy on serial DTI examinations of the corpus callosum: a putative marker of disease activity and progression in SPMS." Neuroradiology.. 2012 Apr 0; 54(4):287-97. Epub 2011 May 13.

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