Faculty & Staff

Harish Poptani, PhD

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Research Associate Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
B6 Blockley Basement
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 662 3144
Education:
B.S. (Physics, Chemistry, Maths)
Lucknow University, India, 1987.
M.S. (Organic Chemistry)
Lucknow University, India , 1989.
Ph.D. (Radiology)
SGPGIMS, India, 1995.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Assistant, CDRI, India, 1990-1990.
Institutional Junior Research Fellowship, Lucknow, India, 1991-1992.
Institutional Senior Research Fellowship, Lucknow, India, 1993-1995.
Institutional Post Doctoral Fellowship, , AI Virtanen Institute, Kuopio, Finland, 1996-1997.
Independent Post Doctoral Fellowship, , Finnish Cancer Research Fund, Finland, 1996-1996.
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1998.
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Description of Research Expertise

In vivo NMR spectroscopy, in vivo MRI - tumor models, tumor metabolism, tumor physiology, stem cell tracking, diffusion tensor imaging

Description of Clinical Expertise

In vivo MR spectroscopy, DCE imaging - head and neck cancer

Selected Publications

Cai Kejia, Singh Anup, Poptani Harish, Li Weiguo, Yang Shaolin, Lu Yang, Hariharan Hari, Zhou Xiaohong J, Reddy Ravinder: CEST signal at 2 ppm (CEST@2ppm) from Z-spectral fitting correlates with creatine distribution in brain tumor. NMR in biomedicine Oct 2014.

Wang S, Kim S J, Poptani H, Woo J H, Mohan S, Jin R, Voluck M R, O'Rourke D M, Wolf R L, Melhem E R, Kim S: Diagnostic utility of diffusion tensor imaging in differentiating glioblastomas from brain metastases. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology 35(5): 928-34, May 2014.

Nabavizadeh Seyed Ali, Chawla Sanjeev, Baccon Jennifer, Zhang Paul J, Poptani Harish, Melhem Elias R, Vossough Arastoo: Extraventricular Neurocytoma and Ganglioneurocytoma: Advanced MR Imaging, Histopathological, and Chromosomal Findings. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging Feb 2014.

Kumar Manoj, Nasrallah Ilya M, Kim Sungheon, Ittyerah Ranjit, Pickup Stephen, Li Joel, Parente Michael K, Wolfe John H, Poptani Harish: High-resolution magnetic resonance microscopy and diffusion tensor imaging to assess brain structural abnormalities in the murine mucopolysaccharidosis VII model. Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology 73(1): 39-49, Jan 2014.

Kumar Manoj, Duda Jeffery T, Hwang Wei-Ting, Kenworthy Charles, Ittyerah Ranjit, Pickup Stephen, Brodkin Edward S, Gee James C, Abel Ted, Poptani Harish: High Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Characterization of the Neuroligin-3 Knock-in Mouse Model Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. PloS one 9(10): e109872, 2014.

Haris Mohammad, Singh Anup, Mohammed Imran, Ittyerah Ranjit, Nath Kavindra, Nanga Ravi Prakash Reddy, Debrosse Catherine, Kogan Feliks, Cai Kejia, Poptani Harish, Reddy Damodar, Hariharan Hari, Reddy Ravinder: In vivo magnetic resonance imaging of tumor protease activity. Scientific reports 4: 6081, 2014.

Kim Andrew M, Keenan Brendan T, Jackson Nicholas, Chan Eugenia L, Staley Bethany, Poptani Harish, Torigian Drew A, Pack Allan I, Schwab Richard J: Tongue fat and its relationship to obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep 37(10): 1639-48, 2014.

Chawla Sanjeev, Wang Sumei, Kim Sungheon, Sheriff Sulaiman, Lee Peter, Rengan Ramesh, Lin Alexander, Melhem Elias, Maudsley Andrew, Poptani Harish: Radiation Injury to the Normal Brain Measured by 3D-Echo-Planar Spectroscopic Imaging and Diffusion Tensor Imaging: Initial Experience. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging Nov 2013.

Verma Gaurav, Hariharan Hari, Nagarajan Rajakumar, Nanga Ravi P R, Delikatny Edward J, Albert Thomas M, Poptani Harish: Implementation of two-dimensional L-COSY at 7 tesla: An investigation of reproducibility in human brain. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI Nov 2013.

Sahin Neslin, Melhem Elias R, Wang Sumei, Krejza Jaroslaw, Poptani Harish, Chawla Sanjeev, Verma Gaurav: Advanced MR imaging techniques in the evaluation of nonenhancing gliomas: perfusion-weighted imaging compared with proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and tumor grade. The neuroradiology journal 26(5): 531-41, Oct 2013.

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