Christos Davatzikos

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Wallace T. Miller, Sr. Professor
Director, Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics
Affiliated Faculty, Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Richards Building, 7th Floor
3700 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Electrical Engineering and Comp. Science)
Nat. Tech. University of Athens, 1989.
Ph.D. (Electrical and Comp. Eng.)
Johns Hopkins University, 1994.
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Description of Research Expertise

Biomedical Image Computing, image analysis, neuroimaging

Description of Itmat Expertise

Biomedical Image Analysis, Machine learning in Imaging, Imaging Biomarkers of Neurologic and Neuropsychiatric Diseases

Selected Publications

Davatzikos, Christos; Xu, Feng; An, Yang; Fan, Yong; Resnick, Susan: "Longitudinal progression of Alzheimer’s-like patterns of atrophy in normal older adults: the SPARE-AD index" Brain 132(8): 2023-2035, May 2009.

Ira Driscoll, Christos Davatzikos, Yang An, Xiaoying Wu, Dinggang Shen, Michael Kraut, Susan M. Resnick: Longitudinal pattern of regional brain volume change differentiates normal aging from MCI. Neurology 72(22): 1906-1913, March 2009.

Evangelia I Zacharaki, Cosmina S Hogea, Dinggang Shen, George Biros, Christos Davatzikos: Non-diffeomorphic registration of brain tumor images by simulating tissue loss and tumor growth. NeuroImage 46(3): 762-774, July 2009.

Nikolaos Koutsouleris, Eva M. Meisenzahl, Christos Davatzikos, Ronald Bottlender, Thomas Frodl, Johanna Scheuerecker, BA; Gisela Schmitt, Thomas Zetzsche, Petra Decker, Maximilian Reiser, Hans-Jürgen Möller, Christian Gaser: Use of Neuroanatomical Pattern Classification to Identify Subjects in At-Risk Mental States of Psychosis and Predict Disease Transition. Archives of General Psychiatry 66(7): 700-712, July 2009.

S. M. Resnick, M. A. Espeland, S. A. Jaramillo, MS, C. Hirsch, M. L. Stefanick, A. M. Murray, MSc, J. Ockene, C. Davatzikos, For the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study: "Postmenopausal hormone therapy and regional brain volumes. The WHIMS-MRI Study" Neurology 72(2): 135-142, January 2009.

Cosmina Hogea, Christos Davatzikos, and George Biros: Brain-tumor interaction biophysical models for medical image registration. SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 30(6): 30550-3072, October 2008.

Ragini Verma, Evangelia I. Zacharaki, Yangming Ou, Hongmin Cai, Sanjeev Chawla, Seung-Koo Lee, Elias R. Melhem, Ronald Wolf and Christos Davatzikos: "Multiparametric Tissue Characterization of Brain Neoplasms and Their Recurrence Using Pattern Classification of MR Images" Academic Radiology 15(8): 966-977, August 2008.

E. I. Zacharaki, D. Shen, S.-K. Lee, and C. Davatzikos: "ORBIT: A Multiresolution Framework for Deformable Registration of Brain Tumor Images" IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 27(8): 1003-1017, August 2008.

Yong Fan, Susan M. Resnick, Xiaoying Wu and Christos Davatzikos: "Structural and functional biomarkers of prodromal Alzheimer's disease: A high-dimensional pattern classification study" Neuroimage (NeuroImage: Anatomy and Physiology Editors Choice Award 2008) 41(2): 277-285, June 2008.

Christos Davatzikos, Susan M. Resnick, Xiaoying Wu, Paraskevi Parmpi, Christopher M. Clark: "Individual patient diagnosis of AD and FTD via high-dimensional pattern classification of MRI" Neuroimage 41(4): 1220-1227, July 2008 (Epub 8 April 2008).

Christos Davatzikos, Yong Fan, Xiaoying Wu, Dinggang Shen, Susan M. Resnick: "Detection of prodromal Alzheimer's disease via pattern classification of magnetic resonance imaging" Neurobiology of Aging 29(4): 514-523, April 2008.

C. S. Hogea, G. Biros, and C. Davatzikos: "An image-driven parameter estimation problem for a reaction-diffusion glioma growth model with mass effects" Journal of Mathematical Biology 56(6): 793-825, June 2008.

Brian Caffo, Sining Chen, Walter Stewart, Karen Bolla, David Yousem, Christos Davatzikos, Brian S. Schwartz: "Are brain volumes based on magnetic resonance imaging mediators of the associations of cumulative lead dose with cognitive function?" American Journal of Epidemiology 167(4): 429-437, February 2008.

Susan M. Resnick, Mark A. Espeland, Sarah A. Jaramillo, Calvin Hirsch, Marcia L. Stefanick, Anne M. Murray, Judith Ockene, Christos Davatzikos: "Effects off postmenopausal hormone therapy on regional brain volumes in older women: The women's health initiative magnetic resonance imaging study (WHIMS-MRI)" Neurology 70(11): A96-A96, March 2008.

M. K. Belmonte, J. C. Mazziotta, N. J. Minshew, A. C. Evans, E. Courchesne, S. R. Dager, S. Y. Bookheimer, E. H. Aylward, D. G. Amaral, R. M. Cantor, D. C. Chugani, A. M. Dale, C. Davatzikos, G. Gerig, M. R. Herbert, J. E. Lainhart, D. G. Murphy, J. Piven, A. L. Reiss, R. T. Schultz, T. A. Zeffiro, S. Levi-Pearl, C. Lajonchere, and S. A. Colamarino: "Offering to Share: How to Put Heads Together in Autism Neuroimaging" Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 38(1): 2-13, January 2008.

Yong Fan, Raquel E. Gur, Ruben C. Gur, Dinggang Shen, Monica E. Calkins, Christos Davatzikos: "Unaffected Family Members and Schizophrenia Patients Share Brain Structure Patterns: a High-Dimensional Pattern Classification Study Biological Psychiatry" Biological Psychiatry 63(1): 118-124, January 2008.

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