R. Nick Bryan

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Emeritus Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3600 Market Street, Suite 370
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-3660
Fax: 215-615-3681
Education:
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1969.
Ph.D. (Anatomy)
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1973.
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Description of Research Expertise

Cerebral MRI findings and cognitive functioning; applications of perfusion MRI for neurological studies; development of spatially-oriented databases for digital brain images; nuclear magnetic resonance evaluation of stroke; physiologic imaging of human brain tumors.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Bryan is developing advanced quantitative imaging techniques and their translation into clinical tools for early and more accurate diagnoses and image-guided therapies.

Selected Publications

Hugenschmidt Christina E, Lovato James F, Ambrosius Walter T, Bryan R Nick, Gerstein Hertzel C, Horowitz Karen R, Launer Lenore J, Lazar Ronald M, Murray Anne M, Chew Emily Y, Danis Ronald P, Williamson Jeff D, Miller Michael E, Ding Jingzhong: The Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations of Diabetic Retinopathy With Cognitive Function and Brain MRI Findings: The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) Trial. Diabetes care September 2014.

Laura H Coker, Mark A Espeland, Patricia E Hogan, Susan M Resnick, R Nick Bryan, Jennifer G Robinson, Joseph S Goveas, Christos Davatzikos, Lewis H Kuller, Jeff D Williamson, Cheryl D Bushnell, and Sally A Shumaker : Change in Brain and Lesion Volumes Following CEE Therapies: The WHIMS MRI Studies NEUROLOGY 82(5): 427-34, February 2014.

Rapp SR, Espeland ME, Manson JE, Resnick SM, Bryan NR, Smoller S, Coker LH, Phillips LS, Stefanick ML, and Sarto GE for the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study.: Educational attainment, MRI changes and cognitive function in older postmenopausal women from the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. International J Psychiatry in Medicine 46(2): 119-141, 2014.

Mark D. Sullivan, MD, PhD;Wayne J. Katon, MD; Laura C. Lovato, MA; Michael E. Miller, PhD; Anne M. Murray, MD; Karen R. Horowitz, MD; R. Nick Bryan, MD; Hertzel C. Gerstein, MD; Santica Marcovina, MD; Basil E. Akpunonu, MD; Janice Johnson, BA; Jean Francois Yale, MD; Jeff Williamson, MD; Lenore J. Launer, PhD: Association of Depression With Accelerated Cognitive Decline Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in the ACCORD-MIND Trial. JAMA Psychiatry 70(10): 1041-1047, October 2013.

Halstead, M and Bryan, R.N.: Young to Middle Age 25 Year Pulse Pressure Trajectories and the Brain: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Brain Study. 6th International Society of Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders (VAS COG) June 2013.

Tanwar, M, Herskovits, E H, Nasrallah, I M, Kundel, H, Mohan, S, Li, C, Lynch, M C, Bryan, R N : Evaluation of a Bayesian Expert System for Aiding Neuroradiology Diagnoses: A Pilot Study. American Society of Neuroradiology Annual Meeting. May 2013.

A statement about authorship from individual members of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology (IS3R). European radiology 23(1): 1-2, Jan 2013.

Espeland Mark A, Bryan R Nick, Goveas Joseph S, Robinson Jennifer G, Siddiqui Mustafa S, Liu Simin, Hogan Patricia E, Casanova Ramon, Coker Laura H, Yaffe Kristine, Masaki Kamal, Rossom Rebecca, Resnick Susan M: Influence of type 2 diabetes on brain volumes and changes in brain volumes: results from the Women's Health Initiative Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies. Diabetes care 36(1): 90-7, Jan 2013.

Na Zhu, David R Jacobs, Pamela J Schreiner, Kristine Yaffe, R Nick Bryan, Lenore J Launer, Rachel A Whitmer, Stephen Sidney, Ellen Demerath, William Thomas, Claude Bouchard, Ka He, Jared Reis, and Barbara Sternfeld: Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cognitive function in Middle-Age: The CARDIA Study. NEUROLOGY 539072, 2013.

Hendee W, Bosma JL, Bresolin LB, Berlin L, Bryan RN, Gunderman RB : Web modules on professionalism and ethics. J Am Coll Radiol 9(3): 170-3, Mar 2012

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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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