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Kai Ruppert, PhD

Kai Ruppert, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

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University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce St. 1, Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Physics)
Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, 1990.
MS (Physics)
Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, 1994.
PhD (Biophysics)
University of Virginia, 1999.
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Selected Publications

Thomen RP, Quirk JD, Roach D, Egan-Rojas T, Ruppert K, Patterson GA, Altes TA, Yablonskiy D, Woods JC.: Measurement of airspace enlargement in human lungs by quantitative histology and hyperpolarized 129Xe. Magn Reson Med In-press 2016.

Ruppert K, Altes TA, Mata JF, Ruset IC, Hersman FW, Mugler JP 3rd.: Detecting Pulmonary Capillary Blood Pulsations Using Hyperpolarized 129Xe Chemical Shift Saturation Recovery (CSSR) MR Spectros-copy. Magn Reson Med 75(4): 1771-8, May 2015.

Qing K, Mugler JP 3rd, Altes TA, Jiang Y, Mata JF, Miller GW, Ruset IC, Hersman FW, Ruppert K. : Assessment of Lung Function in Asthma and COPD using Hyperpolarized 129Xe Chemical Shift Saturation Recovery Spectroscopy and Dissolved-Phase MR Imaging. NMR in Biomedicine 27(12): 1490-1501, December 2014.

Ruppert K.: Biomedical imaging with hyperpolarized noble gases. Rep. Prog. Phys. 77(11): 116701, Nov 2014 Notes: Epub.

Mata J, Sheng K, Hagspiel K, Ruppert K, Sylvester P, Mugler J 3rd, Fernandes C, Guan S, Larner J, Read P. : Pulmonary toxicity in a rabbit model of stereotactic lung radiation therapy: Efficacy of a radio protector. Exp Lung Res. 40(6): 308-16, August 2014.

Qing K, Ruppert K, Jiang Y, Mata JF, Miller GW, Shim YM, Wang C, Ruset IC, Hersman FW, Altes TA, Mugler JP 3rd. : Regional mapping of gas uptake by blood and tissue in the human lung using hyperpolarized xenon-129 MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 39(2): 346-59, February 2014.

Dregely IM, Ruset IC, Wiggins G, Mareyam A, Altes TA, Mugler III JP, Altes TA, Meyer C, Ruppert K, Wald LL, Hersman FW. : 32-channel phased-array receive with asymmetric birdcage transmit coil for hyperpolarized xenon-129 lung imaging. Magn Reson Med 70(2): 576-583, November 2012.

Mackenzie JD, Hernandez A, Pena A, Ruppert K, Khrichenko D, Gonzalez L, Jawad AF, Wells L, Smith- Whitley K, Jaramillo D. : Magnetic resonance imaging in children with sickle cell disease - detecting alterations in the apparent diffusion coefficient in hips with avascular necrosis. Pediatr Radiol 42(6): 706-713, June 2012.

Dregely IM, Ruset IC, Mata JF, Ketel J, Ketel S, Distelbrink J, Altes TA, Mugler III JP, Miller GW, Hersman FW, Ruppert K. : Multiple-Exchange-Time Xenon Polarization Transfer Contrast (MXTC) MRI: Initial Results in Animals and Healthy Volunteers. Magn Reson Med 67(4): 943-953, April 2012.

Dregely I, Mugler JP 3rd, Ruset IC, Altes TA, Mata JF, Miller GW, Ketel J, Ketel S, Distelbrink J, Hersman FW, Ruppert K: "Hyperpolarized Xenon-129 Gas-Exchange Imaging of Lung Microstructure: First Case Studies in Subjects With Obstructive Lung Disease". J Magn Reson Imaging 33(5): 1052-62, May 2011.

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