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Collaboration Groups and Users

Fuqua Center For Late-Life Depression, Emory HealthCare
Paul E. Holtzheimer, MD, Assistant Professor
Ron Chismar, Research Nurse(RN), BSN
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Emory
Timothy H. Fox, Ph.D., Director, Medical Physics, Associate Professor
Ian R. Crocker, MD, F.A.C.R., Professor
Hui-Kuo George Shu, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor
The Computation and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Emory University
Gregory S. Berns MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Allison Turner, Research Project Coordinator
Chandrasekhar V.S. Pammi., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Sara E. Moore
Functional Networks and Neuroimaging Lab, BME, Emory
Shella Keilholz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Hamann Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Emory
Stephan Hamann, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology, Emory HealthCare
Chantal MFE Kerssens, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Peter Simon Sebel, MD, Ph.D., MBA, Professor
Department of Psychology, Mississippi State University
Deborah K. Eakin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory
Cecelia Manzanares, Program & Research Manager
Todd M. Preuss, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor
Emory Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (ECNRU)
J. Douglas Bremner, M.D., Director
Mary Dent, Ph.D., and Farhan Jawed, MD, Post-doc fellow
Negar Fani, MS, Research Specialist
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, Emory
Helen S. Mayberg, MD, FRCPC, Professor (WIKI)
Psychology at Georgia Tech
Paul Corballis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Eric Schumacher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology, Emory
James K. Rilling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology, Goegia State University
Erin B. McClure, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Eric Vanman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Mary Morris, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Laboratory of Biological Psychopathology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory
Robin Gross, Senior Project Coordinator
Brain Rehabilitation Research Center (BRRC), US Department of Veterans Affairs
Anna Bacon Moore, Ph.D., BRRC Investigator
Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology (NBB) program of Emory University and Living Links Center, Yerkes, Emory
Lori Marino, Ph.D., Faculty Affiliate of Living Links Center
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, SOM, Emory
Andrew John Butler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Neurology Department, Emory HealthCare
Janet Cellar, RN, CNS
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory
Opal Ousley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Erica Joan Duncan, MD, Assistant Professor, Atlanta VAMC, Mental Health
Clinton D. Kilts Professor and Vice Chair for Research of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Affiliate Scientist of Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Daniel Drake, Ph.D., Staff of The Emory Mind-Body Program
Department of Anesthesiology, Emory HealthCare
Michael Byas-Smith, MD, Associate Professor
Chimp Cognition Lab, Yerkes, Emory
Lisa Parr, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor
Department of Psychology, Berry College
William D. Hopkins, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Regular Faculty of Living Links Center, and Research Associate of Yerkes
Department of Radiology, Emory HealthCare
Tracy Faber, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Emory Transplant Center
Angela Williams, RN, BSN, MSM
Maternal Substance Abuse and Child Development, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, SOM, Emory
Claire D. Coles Ph.D., Professor
Mary Ellen Lynch, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Sharron Paige-Whitaker, Outreach Coordinator
Department of Pharmacology, Emory
Michael J. Kuhar, Ph.D., Candler Professor

Useful Database

NMR Periodical table
NMR properties of various nuclei (frequency, spin state, natural abundance, chemical shift, etc.)
NIH publication search service
Search for online medical papers.

Online Tutorials

[*]The Basics of MRI
by Joseph P. Hornak, Ph.D.
[ ]The Basics of NMR
by Joseph P. Hornak, Ph.D.
[ ] MR Imaging Abbreviations, Definitions, and Descriptions: A Review [PDF]
by Mark A. Brown, PhD and Richard C. Semelka, MD
[*]Brief History of MRI
by David Ellard
[ ] A Short History of MRI from a History of MRI from a European Point of View
by EMRF Foundation
other topics on EMRF websites:
The web portal for the 'MRI Professional'. From the basics to the latest news, you should find it here at
[*]The basic Principle of MRI
A PDF file introducing the physics principle of MRI.
[*]a cache of PPT slides about MRI
[*]Neuroimaging with MRI
[*]MRI introduction for kids
[ ]Comparasion of different imaging method
Neuroscience for kids
MR Educational Game
[*]My brief review of MRI

Online Books and useful Reviews

Fast Imaging Techniques for Interventional MRI
by Gary P. Zientara, Ph.D.
Can find many references about the early development of MRI.
Echo-planar imaging (EPI) and functional MRI
Mark S. Cohen, Ph.D.
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