MRI Division, Research Imaging Institute

      University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 8403 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900


Our group consists MR physicists, MR engineers, image scientists and application scientists, working collaboratively to advance MRI technologies and their biomedical applications. Our primary research interests are:

(1) Development of in-vivo MRI and optical imaging technologies for studying the brain and the retina,

(2) Application of imaging technologies to study normal anatomy, physiology and function in animal models and humans, and

(3) Application of imaging technologies to study stroke, retinal degeneration and retinopathy in animal models and humans.

MRI JOB OPENINGS - Jun 1, 2014
Postdoctoral and predoctoral grants and positions available (pls send cv and interests to - need to be filled by Aug 2014

NEW!! T32 postdoc trainee slots available.

News and Events

Jan 2013 - ISMRM travel stipend recipients: Yash, Bianca, Sunil, Wei, Justin, Linlin, Guang
Mar 2013 - Palmaz awards: Sunil, Shen, Claudia, Andrew, Guang.
Jun 2013 - Claudia Huerta receives AHA predoctoral training grant
Jul 2013 - Oscar San successfully defended his MS dissertation
Aug 2013 - Sunil Valaparla receives AHA predoctoral training grant
Nov 2013 - Eric Muir receive CTSA Pilot Grant
Dec 2013 - Lora Watts receives Mike Hoggs Foundation grant
Jan 2014 - Justin Long receives CTSA TL1/TST predoctoral training grant
Mar 2014 - Qiang Shen receives Palmaz grant
Apr 2014 - Pavel Rodriguez granted Holman Pathway
May 2014 - Lora Watts receives CTSA KL2 faculty training grant
May 2014 - Rene Renteria (PI), Muir and Duong receives a 5-year R01 grant
Jun 2014 - Bianca Cerqueira receives CTSA TL1/TST predoctoral training grant
... News archives

For perspective PhD students

(Multiple graduating student slots available. Apply to one of the program below and indicate your interests in our lab)
... Radiological Sciences Program
... BME program
... Integrated Multidisciplinary Graduate Program

Maintained by Timothy Duong

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